LVIA Seminar 2016: Programme


9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 – 9.45 Welcome and Introduction
9.45 – 11.00 GLVIA3: The Revised Guidelines

  • Introduction to GLVIA3: Structure and content, when LVIA is carried out
  • Separate consideration of landscape and visual effects
  • The assessment process advocated in GLVIA3:

Understanding the aspects of a project that may cause effects & scoping the assessment

Assembling baseline information against which the effects of the project will be assessed

The concept of “value” and “susceptibility” when assessing sensitivity, for both landscape and visual “receptors”

Identifying the changes that are expected to occur and their magnitude, and approaches to mitigation

Ways of assessing the nature and significance of the effects

  • The importance of a systematic and rigorous assessment method
  • Overview of LVIA review
 11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 13.00 GLVIA3: The Revised Guidelines contd.

Q & A 

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 – 16.00 Case Studies: Ireland

Tony Williams MILI: Transport Infrastructure – LUAS

Richard Barker MILI:  Energy Infrastructure – The Emlagh Wind Farm

16.00 – 16.30 Summary and Discussion