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2nd August 2019
09:30 to 10:00 Registration and Tea & Coffee
10:00 to 10:05 Welcome and Introduction Jane Leeks (Newton Gateway to Mathematics)
David Abrahams (University of Cambridge)
10:05 to 10:15 Organiser Introduction - Brief Overview of the INI Research Programme 'Mathematical and Statistical Challenges in Landscape Decision Making' Felix Eigenbrod (University of Southampton)
10:15 to 10:25 The Future Prospectus Duncan Wingham (Natural Environment Research Council (NERC))
Session 1: Decision Making in the Face of Uncertainty
10:25 to 10:55 Landscape Decisions Combining Uncertain Data and Models Peter Challenor (University of Exeter)
10:55 to 11:20 The Value and the Limitation of a Data Driven System for Making Decisions on Places Richard Blyth (Royal Town Planning Institute)
11:20 to 11:40 Tea & Coffee
Session 2: Spatial/Temporal Scaling and Coupling of Landscape Models
11:40 to 12:10 Progress and Research Gaps in Spatial/Temporal Scaling and Coupling of Models to Support Landscape Decisions Paula Harrison (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology)
Felix Eigenbrod (University of Southampton)
12:10 to 12:35 Mapping the Gaps! How do we Fill in the Information Missing from Tree Inventories? Richard Barnes (Woodland Trust)
12:40 to 13:30 Lunch
Session 3: Non-linearities & Sensitivities to Policy Inputs
13:30 to 14:00 High or Low Sensitivity to Policy - What Should we Aim for? Peter Cox (University of Exeter)
14:00 to 14:25 Stakeholder talk - Setting Context: Reflections on the Future Governance of Ecosystems Matthew Quinn (Sustainable Places Research Institute)
Session 4: Further Stakeholder Perspectives and Roadmaps
14:25 to 14:50 Defra Interests in the Statistics and Mathematics of Landscape Decision Making Steve Gibson (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
14:50 to 15:10 Tea & Coffee
15:10 to 15:40 Research Roadmaps for Landscape Decision Making Pam Berry (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), (University of Oxford)
Peter Cox (University of Exeter)
Session 5: Facilitated Discussion and Next Steps
15:40 to 16:10 Facilitated Discussion and Next Steps