Welcome and Keynote


  • Keynote: Emily McKenzie, Technical Director, Taskforce on Nature Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)


Session 1: Economics for Nature


Chair: Nicholas Hanley, University of Glasgow

  • The Value of Species Data in England - Ian Dickie, eftec
  • Delivering Connective Nature Based Solutions: Barriers Faced by Farmers and Potential Solutions - Diane Burgess, AFBINI
  • Ecological and Economic Implications of Alternative Metrics in Biodiversity Offset Markets - Nicholas Hanley, University of Glasgow 


Lunch Break and Power Lunch Sessions:

  • The Power of Networking with Bruce Howard & Jenny Phelps, 11:45 - 12:05 
  • The Power of Narratives - What's Your Story? with Secil Honeywill and Ece Ozdemiroglu, 12:10 - 12:30 
  • The Power of Visual Arts with Rob Fish and Holly McKelvey, 12:35 - 12:55 


Session 2: Economics for Climate Change 


Chair: Ben Groom, University of Exeter

  • Decomposition of the Temperature-Driven Output Losses in India: Plant-level Evidence for the Climate Change Adaptation PolicyOlexiy Kyrychenko, CERGE-EI, Prague
  • The Near-Miss Effect of Forest Fires: Evidence from Western Australia - Maria Teresa Gonzalez Valencia, University of Birmingham
  • The Social Value of Offsets - Ben Groom, University of Exeter


Session 3: Preferences and Economic Valuation

14:45 - 15:45

Chair: Silvia Ferrini, University of East Anglia

  • Environmental Valuation of Elements of Biodiversity in the Titicaca National ReserveDiana Quispe, Universidad Nacional Micaela Bastidas of Apurímac 
  • Testing the Stability of Preferences in the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Three-Wave Cross Country Choice Experiment for Sustainable Chocolate Bars - Gaetano Grilli, University of East Anglia
  • What is the Value of EU Habitat and Species Maintenance Policy? From Model Results to Policy Uses - Silvia Ferrini, University of East Anglia 


Session 4: Working in a Multidisciplinary World

16:00 - 17:00

This session will focus on providing a toolkit of interdisciplinary skills, aimed particularly at collaborations between economists and ecologists and research users and research creators. We will cover topics such as building a team, designing a project and communication across disciplines.

  • Asif Noorani, Managing Partner, Epiphany Productions
  • Rosie Hails, Director of Nature & Science, National Trust
  • Nicola Beaumont,  Head of Science, Sea, and Society, Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • Emilie Aime, Senior Managing Editor, British Ecological Society
  • Ece Ozdemiroglu, Founding Director, eftec