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Plastics in the Marine Environment – Spring Seminar

20 April 2018 @ 11:45 - 16:00

KIMO UK’s  Faron McLellan will be delivering a presentation on Fishing for Litter at this seminar.


Morning Session

Welcome and setting the scene, Dr. Nicki Souter, Chair of CIWM Scotland Centre
‘A Plastic Ocean’ Video Clip
Solid Wastes in Developing Countries – plastics entering the oceans, Prof. David Wilson OBE, President of CIWM
Scale of marine plastic in Scotland & Globally, Calum Duncan, Scottish Conservation Manager, Marine Conservation Society
Marine Scotland, Morag Campbell, Scottish Government
Terrestrial Policy, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser, Scottish Government

Networking Lunch

Afternoon Session

Project Beacon – Technology, System and Supply Chain Innovation for Next Generation Waste Plastic Management, John Ferguson, Director, EcoIdeaM
Actions the Co-op & retail sector are taking to tackle the issue, Iain Ferguson, Environment Manager Co-op
Overview of KSB work undertaken on a Scottish & European scale, Carole Noble, Operations Director, Keep Scotland Beautiful
Fishing for Litter Project, Faron McLellan, KIMO UK Coordinator, KIMO
Closing Remarks, Dr. Nicki Souter, Chair of CIWM Scotland Centre

4pm Summary & Close



20 April 2018
11:45 - 16:00
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