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Protecting our valuable lakes for future generations.

International conference in Lake District aims to tackle key challenges facing lakes: 18-21 May 2009 Low Wood Hotel, Lake Windermere, Cumbria Coordinates:  Windermere is a town in Cumbria, England, in the historic county of Westmorland. It lies about one kilometre away from the lake of the same name.  

Jointly hosted by the Environment Agency and the Lake District National Park this conference brings together senior decision makers and opinion formers from all over the world. The event is aimed at anyone who cares passionately about the impact people have on lake environments through their work and daily lives. It will look at all aspects of life in, on, around and close to lakes. Keynote speakers include:

* Rt Hon Hon abbr (= honourable, honorary) → en títulos  Lord Chris Smith Chris Smith is the name of:

In politics:
  • Chris Smith, Baron Smith of Finsbury (born 1951), former British Member of Parliament and government minister
  • Chris Smith (US politician) (born 1953), member of Congress from New Jersey
In sports:
     of Finsbury--Chairman, Environment Agency


    * Jerry Taft--Mayor of Invermere, Canada

    * Bryan Gray, CBE--Chair, Northwest Regional Development Agency

    * Eric Robson--Chair, Cumbria Tourism

    The conference also includes Lake District tours, interactive sessions and gala evening events. For more details, including how to register and become a sponsor, visit the conference website at
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    Title Annotation:EVENTS
    Publication:Green Places
    Article Type:Brief article
    Geographic Code:4EUUE
    Date:Mar 1, 2009
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