Register for our AIPH 2021 Green City conference to hear about innovations and advances in city greening from our Champions of Green Cities. We have a line-up of expert international speakers who:
Keynote speaker, Prof Rob Adams, City Design, City of Melbourne, shares his insights into how cities evolve to recover from shocks and seize opportunities. This opens the conversation for innovative city leaders to share their successes in the main conference session.
Mr Peter Massini, Director of Future Nature Consulting Ltd presents an overview of greening metrics that are used in the policy, discussing some of the challenges and drawbacks and how effective they are in practice.
Mr Niek Roozen, the founder of Niek Roozen Landscapes bv, introduces the power of plant selection in dominating landscape performance, using Almere as a case study for motivating plant selection linked to function, and the multi-functionality of urban greening.
Ms Anne Jaluzot, delivers a case study of Barcelona, the city which changed traffic patterns, replacing roadways with living green, thereby increasing social interactions and reducing pollution.
Dr Audrey Gerber, Technical Advisor to AIPH introduces the AIPH 2021 Green City Guidelines – an essential digital resource to support decision making.
Prof. Tim Beatley, founder of Biophilic Cities explains the power of community in making cities more nature focussed.
22nd April 2021
11:00 Welcome by Chair – Mr. Tim Briercliffe, AIPH Secretary General
11:10 Welcome speech – Mr. Bill Hardy, Chair of AIPH Green City Committee
11:20 Cities shaped by circumstance. Prof Rob Adams, City Design, City of Melbourne, shares his insights into how cities evolve to recover from shocks and seize opportunities.
12:00 Launch of the AIPH World Green City Awards – AIPH President Mr Bernard Oosterom.
12:45 – 14.00 In this main session presentations focus on the role of greening in cities in addressing key global issues.
14:15 – 16:00 AIPH announces the AIPH 2021 Green City Guidelines – a digital resource providing evidence that supports innovative policy and practice in green cities.
Case study presentations illustrate the successful implementation of green city principles.