Savoy Place, London. 29 April 2009.

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9.00amRegistration and coffee
9.30amOpening remarksFiona Fox, Director, Science Media Centre
(Chair for the day).
9.40amEcosystem services in decision makingProf Gretchen Daily, Director of the Interdisciplinary Programme on Environment and Resources, Stanford University (video address)
10.10amThe importance of the ecosystem approachProf Bob Watson, Chief Scientific Advisor, Defra.NCI-pptIcon
10.30amHealth challengesProf Sir Mark Walport, Director, Wellcome Trust.NCI-pptIcon
10.50amWater and marine resourcesPriority areas: Prof Maggie Gill, Chief Scientific Advisor, Rural Affairs and the Environment, Scotland.
Sustainable water industry: Barrie Clarke, Director of Communications, Water UK.
11.25amCoffee break
11.55amEnergy and climate changeRt Hon Elliot Morley MP, chair Energy and Climate Change select committee
12.10pmGlobal trends: Impacts on the environmentClimate Change: Prof Lord May of Oxford, Climate Change Commission.
Transport: Richard Brown CBE, CEO, Eurostar.

Energy: Gearoid Lane, Director of British Gas New Energy, Centrica UK
13.50pmPeople and their environmentSociety, Environment and Development: Prof Paul van Gardingen, University of Edinburgh.

Public Attitudes: Prof Nick Pidgeon, Professor of Environmental Psychology, Cardiff University & ESRC Climate Change Professorial Fellow.
Spiritual well-being and the environment: Prof Philip Esler, Chief Executive, Arts and Humanities Research Council.
14.40pmMultiple demands on agricultureFarming: Andrew Clark, Head of Policy Services, National Farmers Union
Food: Lucy Neville Rolfe, Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs, Tesco.

Sustainable land management: Dr Helen Phillips, Chief Executive, Natural England.
15.30pm Coffee break
15.50pmCurrent and future policy challengesProf John Beddington, HM Government Chief Scientific Adviser.NCI-pptIcon
16.10pmScience and policyScience informing policy: Graham Wynne, Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Living with environmental change: Prof Andrew Watkinson, Director, LWEC programme.

Monitoring and managing ecosystem services: Prof Mark Bailey, Science Director, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.
16.50pmClosing remarksProf Rosie Hails MBE, Chair, Natural Capital Initiative.NCI-pptIcon
17.00pmWine reception