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Making Environment our Business conference

UPEN-conferenceWhen: Friday 26 June
Where: Eldon Building

The Making Environment Our Business conference, hosted by the University of Portsmouth Environment Network (UPEN) will be held on Friday 26 June in the Eldon Building. This is a chance for University staff and students, businesses, local authorities and industry professionals to gain a greater understanding of what we do and how we can collaborate.

It will showcase the excellent teaching, research and innovation that occurs across UPEN. An opportunity for us to celebrate and delight in the strengths that exist across this University with partners, past, present and future. Businesses (both large and small), local authorities, University staff and students are all welcome to attend.

Book your place here

More information can be found on the conference website, and any questions can be emailed to

Students and staff are encouraged to bring along academic posters (a good chance to re-use existing posters) to showcase during the conference. Poster categories have been sponsored and winners will be announced on the day.

Below is an outline agenda of the day:

Session 1:

  • Introduction to the Environment Network (UPEN)
  • A vision for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Portsmouth
  • Making sustainability our business
  • Speakers Panel Session


Session 2:

  • UPEN Success Stories
  • Led by academics from across the network


Session 3:

  • Parallel Sessions

Communities at Risk – Dr Rob Inkpen
Dynamic Planet – Dr Gary Fones
Future Living – Prof Mark Gaterell

Networking and Drinks

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