FREE conference supported by ERSC and Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield – they warmly invite you to attend their FREE conference on Tuesday 17th June 2014 and Wednesday 18th June in the Arts Tower at the University of Sheffield.

Join key speakers from in and beyond Sheffield on Tuesday 17th June with a half day of practical workshops on Wednesday 18th.

Event Aims:

  • keep raising the profile of green and open spaces in our cities.
  • Bring together academics, practitioners and interest groups to explore current issues around our green and open spaces
  • Peter Neal, landscape architect, who has been working with Nesta and Heritage Lottery Fund will give a public lecture on Tuesday evening. It is part of an evening celebration of the book launch: Place-keeping: open space management in practice edited by Nicola Dempsey, Harry Smith and Mel Burton.

Full programme with poster (opens as PDF) and BOOKING FORM (opens as Word file)

More details:

Use online form to book your place on this conference, at or return the attached booking form to

Spaces limited so please confirm as soon as possible, indicating the day(s) you can attend. 

About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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