Workshops & conferences

Resources, e.g. agendas and presentations from UKEOF workshops, conferences and similar events can be viewed here. Note that this list does not include regular meetings of the UKEOF Working Groups.



January 2019 - Application of drones in environmental regulation and monitoring conference (Jointly with ShARE)

Experts from UKEOF and the Shared Agency Regulatory Evidence Programme (ShARE) met at a two day conference to discuss how the use of drone technology can protect and enhance the environment. The event was hosted by UKEOF partner Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and took place at Glyndwr University, Wrexham, from 29-30 January 2019.



March 2018 - Monitoring and modelling workshop

Workshop on 7 March 2018 in Birmingham.



January 2018 - Freshwater Monitoring Review and Future Strategies Workshop: Webinar

On 17 January 2018 UKEOF organised a webinar to share outcomes of the Freshwater Monitoring Review and Future Strategies Workshop that was held in Birmingham in November 2017.  The purpose of the webinar was to share best practice and opportunities for collaborative working.



January 2018 - Maximising the benefits from citizen science

Workshop held on 24 January 2018 in Birmingham.



April 2017 - Environmental Observation to Support Natural Capital Assessment



March 2015 - Environmental Monitoring: Challenges and New Approaches Workshop


Please also see the Inspiring Aquatic Monitoring report published by CREW, Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters. This project works alongside the UKEOF Challenges and New Approaches workshop report to identify innovative approaches to monitoring and improve our understanding of the environment, whilst reducing costs.



December 2015 - Water evidence UK Workshop

Participants from the Environment Agency (EA), Natural Resources Wales (NRW), Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) agreed a shared approach to aquatic monitoring, covering principles to use to prioritise what, and how, to monitor, working with partners and access to data.  The paper prepared as a result of the meeting is The UK framework for aquatic monitoring.



September 2014 - Best Practice in Citizen Science: Invasive Non-native Species Workshop




March 2014 - Space for Smarter Government: Environmental Monitoring Workshop



October 2013 - Hampshire Avon Finding Opportunities to Improve Monitoring Activities Workshop



September 2013 - New Technologies for Environmental Monitoring Workshop



June 2013 - Catalogue Supplier Workshop



February 2013  - Workshop: Sharing Environmental Monitoring Data; Benefits, Barriers and Future Standards



February 2012 - Citizen Science Workshop: Engaging with Change in the Marine Environment



February 2012 - UKEOF and NERC Working Together - Past Achievements and Future Plans



December 2011 - Workshop: Developing a Long-term Monitoring Network



July 2011- Citizen Science Workshop: Scoping Requirements



 September 2010 - Assessing the Socio-economic observation needs within UKEOF



June 2009 - Data Solutions Workshop



September 2008 - Sharing Environmental Observation Data Think Tank



July 2008 - UKEOF Launch and Inaugural Workshop