Ecosystem Services Come To Town

25/11/2013 09:00
28/11/2013 18:00


The Grange City Hotel, Cooper's Row, London EC3N 2BQ


25th-28 November 2013, 9am-6pm

Event Description

Ecosystem Services Come to Town is a practical forum that draws together the leading practitioners who understand that true collaboration is about learning to think and act differently in the interests of better environment, economic and social conditions.

Taking place in London 25-28 November, Ecosystem Services Come to Town will be attended by over 200 of Europe’s leading policy makers, urban planners, developers, contractors, city architects, builders, manufacturers, community groups, utility companies and NGOs.

Our speakers are the practitioners, thinkers, academics, policy makers at the forefront of Green Infrastructure. They will stimulate your imagination and challenge you to see things differently.

We have secured an array of leading experts to present at Ecosystem Services Come to Town. A sample of just some of the International and European thought-leaders that are attending:

Janez Potocnik – EU Commissioner for the Environment, Slovenia
Dusty Gedge – President, European Federation of Green Roof Associations, UK
Dr William Bird – Founder and Director, Intelligent Health, UK
Christopher McCarthy – Director, Battle McCarthy, Consulting Engineers & Landscape Architects, UK
Gary Grant CEnv FCIEEM – Director, Green Roof Consultancy, UK

Richard Ashley – Professor of Urban Water, University of Sheffield, UK
Paul Shaffer – Associate, CIRIA, UK
Marco Schmidt Ph.D – Dept of Applied Hydrology, Resource Protection and Irrigation, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Rachel Stancliffe – Chair of the Steering Group, NHS Forest, UK
Joe Williams - Policy and Media Advisor, Sustrans, UK
John Little - Director, The Grass Roof Company, Clapton Park Estate, UK

Register now and join us to:

  • Understand the latest developments in Green Infrastructure policy & practice
  • Take part in the cutting edge of international Green Infrastructure debate
  • Add your voice and experience to the diversity of attendees
  • Network with fellow innovators in shaping future developments that meet the current social, environmental and economic needs of our towns and cities
  • Help create solutions to the challenges facing communities and ecosystems.

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