CLA Webinar Series 2020

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The CLA is running a series of free, online digital events for members to ensure they can access the most up-to-date advice, support and be part of the debate around key issues affecting them.

Our webinar series includes discussion and debate on a range of topical issues hosted by a panel of influential experts as well as a series of interviews by the CLA with renowned and recognised individuals.

To find out more about the next webinars coming up, click here.

For more information on the schedule of events in this series click here, and to view past webinars, click here.

Next events

The next online events in this series are:

Thursday June 4, 11:00 AM
Forestry Update

This one-hour event will provide landowners with an insight into the forestry sector and will cover the carbon guarantee scheme and other available funding, an update on Defra’s focus for the sector, why now may be a good time to invest, as well as a brief look at the forestry market and woodland management to include an update on tree safety and pests and diseases.

The panel of speakers will include: 

  • Graham Clark, CLA Senior Land Use Policy Adviser
  • Oliver Thompson, Associate Director
  • John Clegg & Co, Forestry Division, Strutt & Parker
  • Karl McConville, National Director Landed Estates, Barclays

Thursday, 10 June at 11am
Planning and Development

The webinar will take an in-depth look at the CLA’s Rural Powerhouse campaign for a simplified planning system – a key component to delivering a sustainable rural economy.

We will discuss the forthcoming planning white paper and what it could offer to help deliver efficient, effective and proportionate planning system, as well as focus on the importance of design and incorporating the findings of the Building Beautiful, Building Better Commission.

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Upcoming Events

Forestry Update

Thursday 4 June 11am

Planning and Development

Wednesday 10 June 11am

In Conversation With...Prof. Alastair Driver

Friday 12 June 3pm

Covid-19 Update

Wednesday 17 June 11am

Past webinars

A spotlight on finance during the Covid-19 crisis

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In Conversation With: Mark Surthern
(interviewed by Mark Bridgeman, CLA President)

Watch here

Spotlight on employment under the Coronavirus crises

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The Future of Farming: Where will we be in 2050?

Watch here

Residential lettings update: England

Watch here

In Conversation With... Henry Dimbleby

Watch here

Residential Lettings Wales

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Weathering the crisis as a tourism business

Watch here

The Business of Natural Capital

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In Conversation With... Jake Fiennes

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