WHEN 18th - 21st September 2018

Welcome to EUROPARC Conference 2018 in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

The biggest gathering of Protected Area professionals in Europe

Ceud Mìle Fàilte! - A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!

Reconnecting people with nature is a hot topic and EUROPARC 2018 will focus on how the next generation can inspire us to reach that goal. It is important that we bridge the generation gap and have that discussion alongside the youth of Europe... So we urge you to BRING ALONG A YOUNG PERSON from your park or region. A special conference youth rate and workshop is included for them.

Our conference programme includes dynamic speakers, workshops and field trips through which we will explore innovative ways that young people can help manage protected areas in the future.

As ever, there will be invaluable opportunities for networking and sharing best practise and delegates will take away fresh practical ideas and solutions to apply to their own Protected Areas.

Check out the website for full details and follow us on social media for up to date news and information on your conference and Scottish experience!

We look forward to welcoming you!

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How to get here

Aviemore is easily accessible by road and has a train station. Inverness airport is approximately 30 miles away.
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Find accommodation

In addition to the MacDonald Hotel, there are numerous bed and breakfasts and guesthouses.
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Discover and Explore

There are lots of inviting places to visit and activities for even the most adventurous!
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We have four key note speakers

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