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Retrospective and a look ahead to the next 10 years

An #esi10 event

We are proud to be celebrating the ESI’s first decade of successful operation and are hosting a big event on 25 May to mark this occasion with an interactive workshop and the launch of our retrospective infographic, with our Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts and other distinguished guests.

Event details

1.00 - 3.30pm Interactive facilitated workshop to explore emerging environmental issues and how the ESI can respond over the next 10 years.
4.00 - 7.00pm Celebration of our first decade with a party, including our Vice Chancellor Professor Lisa Roberts, with other VIP speakers, food and music.

Interactive future forecasting workshop

From early 2023 the ESI team encouraged everyone to get involved in a horizon-scanning process. This included partners and anyone in the wider community who wanted to contribute. People were asked to submit up to ten ideas about priority research areas and challenges that the ESI should consider over the coming decade. At the workshop, these topics will be further refined through facilitated group discussions, and we will collectively generate a list of interdisciplinary research agendas, reflecting our mission to ‘work with natural systems for sustainable futures.’

Celebratory event

We will start the party by having short presentations from our VIP guests followed by food, drink and live folk music.

For more details and a full list of speakers, view our webpage:

Prof Lisa Roberts

Prof Lisa Roberts