We had an exciting Week #1 at our Virtual Summit 2013 with a good amount of participation – thank you to all who have attended and participated so far! Registration is open throughout the 30 days and we want to see you!
Once a video has played it becomes available On Demand, as well as the Q & A transcripts. Q & A Sessions are live and while you can only participate in real time on the scheduled day and time, you can post questions and commentary for speakers to answer later.
Learn about all the presentations so far from Week #1, now On Demand.
Please support our work and commitment to keeping future fees low and accessible to all by registering now – use either the Greenroofs.com/ Green Roofs for Healthy Cities discount codes of GCOM or GRHC for only $39.
Week # 2 started today with lots of exciting videos from your colleagues from across the world. Here’s the entire Agenda for Week #2 – don’t miss these awesome presentations with live Q & A’s to follow each:
Monday, February 18, 2013 – now On Demand in the Rare Earth Auditorium, sponsored by Tremco:
Inspiration Nook*: “Upping the Urban Green. What is the Actual and Potential Role of Ecology in our Cities?” by Dr. Mark Simmons and Christine Thuring
Inspiration Nook: “Natural System for Recycling Wastewater and its Nutrients“ by João Manuel Linck Feijó
Tuesday, February 19:
Panel Session “Theory & Field Studies: An Interview with Dr. Ian Balcom from Lyndon State College of Vermont & Dr. Robert Cameron from Penn State – Phytoremediation Chapter 2“ with Patrick Carey (Moderator)
Expo Wednesday, February 20 at the Expo Pavilions:
Expo Wednesdays are Feb. 13, 20, 27 & Mar. 6 – four full days of live action where you’ll see leading companies and learn about their products and services, and The Associates Pavilion, where you’ll learn about different world organizations. Visit them all 30 days and leave them a message if it’s not a Wednesday!
Expo Wednesday February 20 in the Rare Earth Auditorium:
Keynote Address by Steven Peck, GRP, Honorary ASLA: “12 Reasons to Invest in Green Roofs“
“Skyrise Ag: 5 Ways to Local Food Production” with Helen Cameron, Mohamed Hage, George Irwin, Ben Flanner and Alan Joaquin
Thursday, February 21:
“A Tale of Two Hydroponic Living Wall Systems from Canada and Spain” by Dr. Alan Darlington and Ignacio (Nacho) Solano
Friday, February 22:
“Vegetation Development on Extensive Green Roofs Over Time” by Christine Thuring
“Relaunch – Hamburg’s New Green Roof Strategy“ by Wolfgang Ansel
“Coastal Green Roof Design and Native Plants” by Kevin Songer
See the Agenda, Agenda-at-a-Glance, and Speakers pages for the complete list of dates and times.
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Registration for the entire 30 days:
Regular Price $99
WGIN Members (including Green Roofs for Healthy Cities – Get GRP credits!) & Greenroofs.com Advertisers $39
Students/Staff/Faculty & Government $29
See our Registration Page and Register Here.
We here at Greenroofs.com will be online throughout the 30 days of the Virtual Summit and hope to see you via video, audio or text chatting. Come visit our booth – where we’ll be offering a Special Advertising Discount to participants to get listed in The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory – or just connect with us in the Networking Lounge.
We greatly appreciate our Rare Earth Sponsor, Tremco, for supporting our efforts and also wish to thank our growing list of exhibitors – by the way, it’s still not to late to exhibit!
If you haven’t yet, Register Now. It’s a great way to see who’s doing What, Where, and How, not to mention all the networking opportunities to connect with your peers – plus, participate to win a $100 Amazon gift card.
Looking forward to chatting with you!
~ Linda Velazquez
* The Inspiration Nook is for under 3-minute videos – it’s not too late to submit yours! Learn how.
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