Topics of the congress

Five thematic blocks will be presented in parallel in two large and three small lecture rooms. In four lecture rooms (room 1-4) the topics are green roofs and green facades. The fifth lecture room (room 5) is exclusively reserved for the topic green indoor areas. One thematic block comprises three thirty-minute lectures (including discussion) and is led by a moderator. The participants are given the opportunity to switch between thematic blocks and lectures held in parallel.

 

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017:

1st day of the event

9:00 am: Lectures

Funding and other financial Inscentives - Strategies for Building Greenup

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Speaker

Lecture

Bornholdt, Dr. Hanna

On your roofs - get set - green! The Green Roof Strategy of Hamburg
Herfort, Susanne Förderungen von Dach- und Fassadenbegrünungen in Deutschland. Aktueller Stand. Möglichkeiten. Ausblick
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Framework Conditions - Policies

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Betzler, Dr. Florian Green Density Factor (GDF) and Green Cooling Factor (GCF).
New calculations converting cities into a green paradise with cool climate, fresh  air and  clean water

Neumann, Prof. Klaus

Planning and building regulations of green buildings in the urban land-use planning
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Rainwatermanagement

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Lecture

Grimm, Karl

Rainwater Management in Urban Design

Matzinger, Dr. Andreas

Integrated planning of stormwater measures based on their multiple effects – results of the KURAS project
Uhl, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mathias Urban Water Balance as an objective of Water Sensitive Urban Design
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Green indoor areas (room 5)

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5:00 pm: Awards
6:00 pm: Press conference
7:00 pm: Conference dinner

 

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017:

2nd day of the event

9:00 am: Lectures

Topics:

Architecture - Projects - Best Practice

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Speaker

Lecture
Auböck, Prof. DI Maria
& Kárász, Mag. János
Rooftop design - examples from Vienna and Munich
Briz, Prof. Dr. Julian URBAN AGRICULTURE: Challenges and opportunities

Specht, Katrin

“Zero-acreage farming (ZFarming)” – Nutzung von Dächern, Fassaden und alten Fabriken in Städten zur Nahrungsmittelproduktion
Ulreich, Mag. Hans-Jörg Ein zartes Pflänzchen – overview of green buildings in Vienna
Velazquez, Linda S. 2017 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design
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Cost-Benefit analysis

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Maintenance and Care

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Krupka, Bernd W.

Sustainable maintenance and care of green roofs to preserve functionality and biodiversity
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City of the Future

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Green indoor areas (room 5)

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From approx. 5:00 pm: After work experience exchange

 

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017:

3rd day of the event
From 8:30 am – 4:00 pm excursions in Berlin with expert guides

  • Excursion 1: Green roofs
  • Excursion 2: Green walls / living walls
  • Excursion 3: Green indoor areas
  • Excursion 4: Green buildings (Green roofs, walls and indoor areas)
  • Excursion 5: Urban Greenspace ((parks, green track beds…)

 

Optional: Friday, June 23rd, 2017:

Visit of the International Garden Exhibition IGA Berlin 2017

 

 

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