Conference Programme

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EUGIC 2017 Budapest – Conference Programme Outline

EUGIC 2017 Budapest presents an interactive combination of keynote speakers and group sessions, showcasing urban Green Infrastructure developments, workshops and storytelling sessions on a wide range of themes.

Wednesday 29 November

Day 1 | Morning Session

Session 1 | Welcome to EUGIC 2017 hosted by the City of Budapest

Session 2 | Opening Keynote Presentations

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Cities
  • Exemplar Green Infrastructure Projects – Practitioners’ Views and Strategic Work
  • Financing Green Infrastructure in Cities

Panel discussion and Q&A 

Day 1 | Afternoon

Session 3 | Key Urban Green Infrastructure Discussions

  • The Green Infrastructure Fabric of Europe: the EUGIC Vision
  • Implemented Green Infrastructure Projects
  • How do we evaluate Green Infrastructure in the urban realm?
  • What can we learn from each other?

Short Pecha Kucha presentations followed by audience discussion groups.

Session 4 | Feedback in Main Hall

Followed by panel responses and thoughts

Summary of Day 1 – what’s ahead in Day 2?

Day 1 | Evening Programme

EUGIC Green-Go Awards Ceremony and social event

Networking and discussions in the more informal setting of the Akvárium Bar & Entertainment Area


Thursday 30 November 

Day 2 | Morning Session

Session 1 | Keynote City Panel Presentations

  • Cities: Where are they at and where do they want to be?

Panel discussion and reflections from the audience

Session 2 | Keynote Workshops with Presenters

  • Financing the Green Tapestry: New financial models to foster urban Green Infrastructure implementation

Short panel presentations followed by detailed discussions on how urban Green Infrastructure and Finance sectors can co-operate to deliver Green Infrastructure in urban areas.

Reflections by audience and questions to the panel

  • Projects and Processes for Implementation

Evaluation of Green Infrastructure Assets – Quality Control, Assessment, Evaluation and Project Certification

Day 2 | Afternoon Session

Session 3 | Jobs for Europe: Marketplace Networking Session

Audience as customer and feedback Instrument. Europe´s Economy related to urban Green Infrastructure. Meet the supply chain. 

Story Corner Area 1 – Urban Green Infrastructure for Health and Wellbeing

Story Corner Area 2 – Urban Green Infrastructure Neighbourhood Design

Session 4 | Synthesis – Gathering all the threads from the two days and creating a green tapestry 

Group discussions and feedback in the Main Hall:

  • What are the key urban Green Infrastructure successes?
  • What challenges still remain?
  • What key themes have emerged from EUGIC 2017?
  • What next? EUGIC 2019.