BALI announces Landscape Network line-up

Climate change will be top of the bill at the upcoming British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) Landscape Network event.

The BALI event will focus on the challenges facing the landscape industry and how it can adapt and deliver environmental solutions to the global climate change problem.

The event is being held at the Radisson SAS hotel in Birmingham on 19 September.

BALI chairman elect and PC Landscapes managing director Paul Cowell said: "CPD and networking events such as these are key to keeping businesses strong within the sector. It is important for designers, contractors, architects and suppliers to meet and discuss current issues and share experiences in a professional and open environment. This can only strengthen the industry as a whole."

 Speakers include:

  • Richard Gardiner (BALI national chairman)
  • Mark Blackwell (EDAW)
  • Paul Mathers (WRAP) speaking on landscape regeneration
  • Neal Landsberg (Watermatic) speaking on sustainable water
  • A representative from Green Infrastructure North West, speaking on Green Infrastructure
  • David Dodd (The Outdoor Room) and Richard Key (Richard Key Landscape Design) speaking on landscaping in the domestic market
  • David Brew (Wyevale Grounds Maintenance) speaking on grounds maintenance

The day will close with a panel discussion on:

  • Landscape industry — moving forwards
  • Landscape industry — on the political agenda
  • Green infrastructure
  • Sustainability and environmental issues
  • Landscape fee structure

The panel will consist of:

  • Richard Gardiner (BALI national chairman)
  • Paul Cowell (BALI chair-elect)
  • Mark Blackwell
  • Paul Mathers
  • Neal Landsberg


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