The final conference for the ARCH project will take place in Newcastle upon Tyne between the 24th & 26th June 2015

Front of Great North Museum

The ARCH Final Conerence

The ARCH project aims to develop participative methodologies to manage the multiple problems affecting lagoons in Europe. To achieve its aim, ARCH has worked in collaboration with managers, policy makers and stakeholders to generate realistic solutions and provide roadmaps for their implementation at the lagoon / estuary scale. The final conference of the project aims to bring together academics and practitioners from across Europe to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing those living, working and managing lagoons and other estuarine enviornments. The organisers welcome papers that explore the complexities involved in the management and governance of socio-ecological systems such as lagoons.

The ARCH Training Workshop

The third day of the conference will be a full day dedicated to a practical, hands-on training. The training is aimed at policy makers, coastal zone managers and related researchers. As a participant you will have the opportunity to be introduced to the ARCH methodology and work with the instruments developed within ARCH. It will give you new insights in interdisciplinary working, stakeholder involvement, roadmap development within the focus of lagoon and coastal zone management. The training will be strongly interactive, and will give you hands-on experience. At the end of the training you will receive a certificate from the ARCH project, signed by the Project coordinator and Scientific coordinator of the project to state that you have successfully fulfilled the training.

‎ Both the conference and workshop are free to attend but registration is essential. Please register online here. You can register for either the conference or workshop only or you are more than welcome to attend both.