Call for Abstracts


25th RRC Annual Network Conference

24th & 25th April 2024, Llandudno, North Wales

Submit by October 30th

Each year the River Restoration Centre (RRC) holds an Annual Network Conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration including contractors, engineers, consultants, academics, and representatives from trusts, local organisations, and government agencies. The event is run over two days and includes over 50 speakers, workshop sessions and many other opportunities to network and make new contacts. Speakers present interesting, engaging presentations on recent projects, current topics of interest, or their research.

Abstract submissions now open for the 2024 RRC Conference for those who want to share their work, research, experiences, and lessons learnt with over 350 river restoration industry professionals. We listened to your feedback from the 2023 Conference and have compiled a list of topics you have expressed interest in. Abstracts outside of these topics will also be considered.

  • Policy, funds & capacity to restore healthy rivers
  • Biodiversity Net Gain & Local Nature Recovery Strategies
  • Removing barriers for free flowing rivers
  • Sharing lessons learnt: when things go wrong
  • Applying river restoration science & research
  • Evaluating success using Citizen Science
  • Stakeholder involvement. Presentations by your landowners or volunteers
  • Case studies of project delivery
  • Challenges of river restoration in urban areas
  • Delivering catchment-scale restoration programmes
  • Ecological success stories
  • Undertaking river restoration monitoring
  • Improving physical habitat & natural processes

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