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Pam Warhurst

Community Cultivator: Pam Warhurst

Pam lives in Todmorden in West Yorkshire, and has previously served as a member of the Board of Natural England, where she was the lead non-executive board member working on the Countryside & Rights of Way Bill. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts & Manufacturing, and chairs Pennine Prospects, a regeneration company for the South Pennines, and Incredible Edible Todmorden, a local food partnership. Mrs Warhurst has also been Deputy Chair and Acting Chair of the Countryside Agency, leader of Calderdale Council, a board member of Yorkshire Forward, and chair of the National Countryside Access Forum and Calderdale NHS Trust. She was awarded CBE in 2005 for services to the environment.

More? How about our Technology Humanist Tom Chatfield?

Tom Chatfield's six books exploring digital culture, most recently "Live This Book!" (Penguin), have appeared in over two dozen languages. An author, broadcaster and tech philosopher, he's interested in improving our experiences of digital technology - and better understanding its use in work and living. A TED Global speaker, faculty member at The School of Life and BBC columnist, Tom has collaborated with companies including Google, Teach For All, Mind Candy, BBC Worldwide, Channel 4 Education, Six to Start, Preloaded, Flamingo and SAGE Publications. He'll be speaking on time and attention in a digital age - and how print and paper can help us think critically about technology.

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