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    9th IUCN UK Peatland Programme Conference – Peatlands: Investing in the Future

    Tuesday 1st October
    The Europa Hotel, Belfast
    See website for details

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    Comber Greenway Task Day

    Saturday 5th October
    Billy Neill crossing at 9am, Dundonald or on the greenway under North Road bridge at 9.30am, East Belfast
    Free

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    NILGA Changing Places: Planning, Place–shaping and Place–making in NI

    Tuesday 8th October
    Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen
    £60

    Northern Ireland Energy Forum 2019

    Tuesday 8th October
    La Mon, Belfast
    See website for details

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    Citigroup Environmental Expo

    Thursday 10th October
    Citigroup, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
    Free

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    Grass Roots AGM

    Saturday 12th October
    Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church Hall, Ormeau Road, Belfast
    Free

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    CEDaR Training Course – Woodlice

    Saturday 19th October
    Crawfordsburn Country Park
    Free

    Maintaining a Young Hedge

    Sunday 20th October
    Kilmacrew House near Banbridge
    Free

    The Future of Food Packaging

    Monday 21st October
    CAFRE Loughry Campus, Cookstown BT80 9AA
    Free

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    Inaugural QUB Sustainability Lecture

    Wednesday 23rd October
    Peter Froggatt Centre/0G/007, Queen’s University Belfast
    Free

    Water Framework Directive Stakeholder Conference 2019

    Wednesday 23rd October
    College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PS
    Free

    CEDaR Training Course – Grassland Fungi

    Thursday 24th October
    Magilligan Field Centre

    Enough is Enough – The Rise and Rise of Food Poverty

    Friday 25th October
    TBC, Belfast
    Free

    Scarecrow Festival

    Saturday 26th October
    Castleward
    Normal Admission

    Hidden Autumn Estate

    Saturday 26th October
    Crom
    Adult £15

    Spooky Springhill

    Sunday 27th October
    Springhill Moneymore
    Normal Admission. NT Members and under 5’s free.

    Valuing Nature Annual Conference 2019

    Monday 28th October
    Royal Society, London
    Free

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    The Future of Food Packaging

    Monday 21 October 2019

    CAFRE Loughry Campus, Cookstown BT80 9AA

    This event aims to aid packaging and food manufacturers in preparing for changing customer, consumer and legal demands. Organised jointly by CAFRE and Invest NI, a selection of industry experts will outline changing consumer and retailer demands, an update on Plastics Pact 2025 and advise on how firms can prepare in an ever changing market. Real world case studies will demonstrate how to overcome innovation barriers and how supply chain collaboration can be successfully delivered.

    The keynote speaker will be Kevin Vyse, Head of Technical for RAP, previously a Senior Packaging Technologist at Marks & Spencer, where for six years he was responsible for fresh food packaging innovation, governance, and strategic implementation. Kevin’s career has spanned three decades in packaging design and development. He has worked for many of the best known brands in the UK and Europe as well as for manufacturers and retailers. He also wrote the Plastic Packaging Strategy for Plan A – an initiative by Marks & Spencer that called for plastic to become a circular industrial resource, rather than exportable waste or environmental pollution. As well as being on the board of the On–Pack Recycling Label – a non–profit UK–wide recycling scheme that helps consumers recycle more material correctly and more often, Kevin has also contributed to numerous advisory boards and committees on packaging. He is also a member of the UK government’s Advisory Committee on Packaging.

    Read more via Invest NI…

     
    Cost   More Details Free
    Time   More Details 9:00am – 1:00pm
    Contact   More Details
    0800 181 4422