Booking confirmation/receipt will automatically be emailed following payment through the online store. Card payment only. Bookings are not refundable.
12.30 – 12.45 – The DTC programme- Victor Aguilera (Defra)
12.55 – 2.00 – Lunch
Session 1 – Catchment characterisation for informing mitigation strategies for water quality
2.00 – 2.25 – Building and applying high resolution geospatial data for mapping critical source areas to inform diffuse pollution management – Nick Barber, Sim Reaney (Eden DTC)
2.30 – 2.55 – The role of agriculture in groundwater vulnerability in the DTC catchments – Sean Burke (Eden DTC)
3.00 – 3.25 - Ecological status across the DTC catchments and implications – Iwan Jones (Avon DTC)
3.30 – 3.55 – Repeat farm surveys on measure uptake – Emile Vrain (Wensum DTC)
4.00 – 4.30 – Coffee
4.30 – 4.55 – Climate change scenarios, changing flows and diffuse pollution in the DTCs in the future - Phil Haygarth (Eden DTC)
5.00 – 5.25 – Farmer key note - Poul Hovesen (Wensum DTC)
5.30 – End of Day 1
Session 2 – Socio-economic perspectives on mitigating agricultural diffuse pollution
9.00 – 9.25 – Keynote – Agriculture and the environment in uncertain times – policy, people and power - Michael Winter (Avon DTC)
9.30 – 9.55 – Updating costs for on-farm measures - David Harris (Avon DTC) and Ashar Aftab (Eden DTC)
10.00 – 10.25 – Cultivation mitigation measures – Richard Cooper (Wensum DTC)
10.30 – 10.55 – Coffee
Session 3 Extrapolation and scaling up to deliver policy support
11.00 – 11.25 – CatchmentMatcher - Andrew Lovett (Wensum DTC)
11.30 – 11.55 – Measures for restricting pesticide pollution in arable farming – Kevin Hiscock (Wensum DTC)
12.00 - 12.25 – Simulating the efficacy of different on-farm mitigation scenarios - Adie Collins (Avon DTC)
12.30 – 1.30 – Lunch
Session 4 – Challenges for detecting change to on-farm measures
1.30 – 1.55 – Detecting change in the face of inter-annual hydro-climatic patterns - Penny Johnes (Avon DTC)
2.00 – 2.25 – Ecological resilience – a long-term perspective - Maria Snell (Eden DTC)
2.30 – 2.55 - Farmer keynote – Will Cleasby (Eden DTC)
3.00 – 3.25 – Coffee
3.30 – 3.45 – Closing remarks
Holland Hall on Streatham campus
Bed and breakfast accommodation (English and Continental style breakfast items from the servery/buffet points in the dining room) will be available at a special rate on campus at Holland Hall. This modern spacious hall of residence is situated in an elevated position with stunning views across the Exe Valley, and nestled amidst 300 acres of stunning botanical gardens on the Streatham campus only a short walk from the conference venue. Accommodation at Holland Hall can be booked as an additional extra when registering for the conference.
All rooms are en-suite and have internet access (via either WiFi or a data socket). Keys are collected from the Reception desk in the central block. Check in is from 3pm onwards on the day of arrival, with check out by 10am on the morning of departure. A luggage storage area can be made available if required on your arrival and departure days.
If you prefer to arrange your accommodation off-campus, here are some suggestions.
Separate direct booking with the provider required:
Jurys Inn, Western Way, Exeter
Southgate Hotel (Mecure), Southernhay East, Exeter
Rougemont Hotel (Mecure)
Adobe Hotel, Cathedral Green, Exeter
Queens Court Hotel, Bystock Terrace, Exeter
The Clock Tower Hotel, New North Road, Exeter
Premier Inn, St David’s, Exeter
Premier Inn Exeter City Centre
The conference is being held in Streatham Court which is situated in the heart of the Streatham campus.
Tea, coffee and lunch will provided on both days and are included in the price.
The conference dinner on the evening of Monday 4th September can be booked as an additional extra when registering for the conference.
There are numerous restaurants in the City centre which is a 10 to 30 minute walk from the campus, depending on the location of your chosen restaurant. A few are named below:
The Imperial (Weatherspoon), New North Road
Ghandi (Indian), New North Road
The Oddfellows, New North Road
Las Iguanas (Latin American), Queens Street
Jamie’s (Italian), Bedford Street
Wagamama (Japanese), Princesshay
Rendezvous, Southernhay East
Al-Farid (Moroccan), Cathedral Yard
Zizzi (Pizzas & Pasta), Gandy Street
Harrys, Longbrook Street
Herbies, North Street (Vegetarian)
Getting to Exeter and the University
Exeter St David's (mainline station) is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the Streatham Campus and taxis are available. The average journey time from London Paddington is 2 hours 30 minutes to Exeter. Train tickets can be bought online at https://www.thetrainline.com/
The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London, the Midlands, South Wales and the North including Scotland. The average journey time from either London or the Midlands is 3 hours.
Detailed directions can be found at http://www.exeter.ac.uk/media/universityofexeter/webteam/shared/pdfs/directions/streathamdirections.pdf
Streatham Court – Building 31
Holland Hall – Building 62
Limited parking facilities are available on campus for visitors. If you are a local attendee, we ask that you find alternative methods of travelling to the venue for the conference rather than travelling by car if possible.
London Heathrow and London Gatwick are the main UK airports.
However, there are also small airports at Exeter and Bristol which cater for a few UK and European flights often at reasonable prices and can cut down on overall travel time. You might also find connecting flights via a European city from international destinations. Remember to factor in additional rail, bus, coach, taxi fares when comparing prices.
Note, that there is currently one flight a day between London City Airport and Exeter Airport in each direction. Journey time is approximately 1hour, 15 minutes.
Apple Central Taxis 01392 666666
Buses to the Streatham campus
The Streatham Campus is served by the D and H bus routes in Exeter. The D bus route includes Digby, St Luke’s Campus, the City Centre and Streatham Campus. The H bus route includes the RD&E hospital, St Luke’s Campus, the City Centre, St David’s station, Cowley Bridge and Streatham Campus.