Session 8 – 9.30am : Cities: Where are they and where do they want to be?

Leading green infrastructure innovations by European cities:

  • London – Peter Massini Green Infrastructure Leader, Greater London Authority | London’s Green Infrastructure Strategy
  • Paris – Marc Barra Natureparif | Urban ecology mission
  • Budapest – Prof Kinga Szilágyi and Zsombor Tatai Budapest City Planning Department | Urban Green Infrastructure Development Concept – towards a GREEN BUDAPEST
  • Wroclaw – Małgorzata Bartyna-Zielińska Wroclaw City Gardener and urban planner | The role of the City Gardener in promoting and implementing nature-based solutions in Wroclaw
  • Vienna – Jürgen Preiss City of Vienna Environmental Department | Vienna’s Urban Heat Islands Strategy Plan and its implementation

Panel discussion and reflections from the audience

11.00 Morning Break