Speaker Presentations EUGIC 2015

Nature is not a place to visit – it’s where we live
Dusty Gedge, President of the European Federation of Green Roof and Green Wall Associations (EFB), United Kingdom

Markets for Green Urban Infrastructure?
Sandra Naumann, Ecologic Institute, Germany

The Bosco Verticale, Milan
Laura Gatti, Studio Laura Gatti, Italy

Ecosystem Services Come to Town
Gary Grant, Green Infrastructure Consultancy, United Kingdom

Baubotanik – Building architecture with Nature
Dr. Ferdinand Ludwig, Baubotanik, Faculty of Architecture, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Nature-based solutions in Cities, connecting urban and peri-urban Green Infrastructure and rural in Germany
Dr. Horst Korn, Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Germany

The EU B@B Platform and the NCFF
Strahil Christov, Policy Officer, The Economics of Ecosysems and Biodiversity,
EU B@B Platform, European Commission

Inner city estate management for people and Green Infrastructure
John Little, Manager Clapton Park Estate London and Director, Grass Roof Company & Green
Roof Shelters, United Kingdom

Eco sustainability: a holistic structure, showing ample opportunities to achieve sustainable human development
Prof Dr. Tony Pereira, Climate Reality Project Leader UCLA and Visiting Professor at the Institute for Sustainable Engineering, University of Palermo Italy

Climate proofing of social housing estates in London using urban Green Infrastructure
Mark Bentley, Groundwork London, United Kingdom

Participation 2.0 Project: Barriers and drivers for urban gardening in Vienna
Dr Bente Knoll, Consultancy for Sustainable Competence, University of Technology Vienna, Austria

The Urban Heat Island Strategy Plan for Vienna
Jürgen Preiss, City of Vienna, and Dr Doris Damyanovic, University of Natural Resources and
Life Sciences BOKU Vienna, Austria

Malmö: How working with planning got me into plumbing
Juliet Lidgren, Architecture Team, City of Malmö, Sweden

Creating nature based solutions for southern Europe: How to host annual mediterranean
dry grassland on Green Roofs
Chiara Catalano, Palermo University Italy, and Urban Ecology Research Group, Institute of
Natural Resources, Zurich University of Applied Science, Switzerland and
Carolina Brandão, Biosystems Engineering, High Institute of Agronomy, University of Lisbon, Portugal