Events

CCI hosts multiple events throughout the year - most are open to the public. Find more information on upcoming and past events here.

Featured Events

Earth Optimism 2020

Earth Optimism is a growing worldwide movement that is shifting how we frame the environmental narrative: from doom and gloom to solutions and success. It has emerged from two key realisations: that fear and frustration without hope leads to apathy rather than action and that conservation successes are numerous yet fairly unknown. Through a global…

Event date: 25th April 2020

February 2020

Rethinking nature: the evolving nature of science, practice and policy for the 21st century

CCI Conservation Seminar: Rethinking nature: the evolving nature of science, practice and policy for the 21st century Prof Mark Schwartz, University of California Davis 5pm-6pm followed by drinks reception All welcome

Event date: 5th February 2020

Wildcats in Scotland- the Scottish Wildcat Conservation Action Plan and beyond

CCI Conservation Seminar: Wildcats in Scotland- the Scottish Wildcat Conservation Action Plan and beyond Dr Helen Senn, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland 5pm-6pm followed by drinks reception All welcome

Event date: 19th February 2020

March 2020

The illusive quest for science to make a difference

CCI Conservation Seminar: The illusive quest for science to make a difference Prof Ruth DeFries, Colombia University NY 5pm-6pm followed by drinks reception All welcome

Event date: 4th March 2020

Beyond 2020 – what next for global biodiversity?

In 2011 the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set out an ambitious plan to conserve global biodiversity. Join our panel to reflect on the achievements of the targets as they reach the end of their implementation period in 2020. We will look forward to the future as the UN work towards a global vision to live in…

Event date: 11th March 2020

The world of tomorrow needs you!

What would you like the natural world around you to be like in the future? Create your vision of tomorrow out of yesterday’s stuff with this artist-led workshop using recycled materials. The finished work will be displayed in the museum for the rest of the science festival. Drop-in but booking recommended, age 8+ Part of…

Event date: 12th March 2020

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