Environment 09

Organiser: Mersey Basin Campaign
Location: ACC Liverpool
Phone: 0161 242 8200

NOW FULLY BOOKED The Mersey Basin Campaign is organising a major environment conference in Liverpool in September to celebrate our 25th and final year. This free half-day event features a line up of top speakers including: · The secretary of state for the environment, Hilary Benn (via a live video link from London) · the goverment’s former chief scientific advisor Professor Sir David King Former environment minister Michael Heseltine · Bishop James Jones of Liverpool · The BBC’s Jim Hancock will MC the event · There is also an optional trip on a Mersey ferry along the river to view the redevelopment of Liverpool’s famous waterfront. As the Campaign reaches the end of its planed lifespan, the conference will celebrate a quarter of a century of successful environmental action and mark a decade since the Campaign was honoured globally as inaugural winner of the World Riverprize. The conference will pass on the lessons of 25 years of partnership working. It will also hear from top level speakers and look to the future that is rapidly unfolding – a Northwest Region that will be radically different over the next twenty-five years. Environment 09 is sponsored by United Utilities and takes place in support of Liverpool’s Year of Environment