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WGIC 2023 in Berlin Call for Papers & Early Bird Registration: January 31

on January 26, 2023 at 9:25 am under , , , , , , , , , , ,
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As Media Partners for the second time, we at would like to keep you informed about the World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2023, organized by the Bundesverband GebäudeGrün e.V. (BuGG):

The WGIC 2023 will take place from the 27th – 29th of June 2023 in Berlin (and online): 2 days of a specialist congress plus 1 day of excursions.

The congress preparations are in full swing, the main focus now is to complete the program and prepare the accompanying trade exhibition.

WGIC 2023 Early Bird Registration

Registration is available until 31st January 2023 at the early bird rate. Take advantage of the favorable discount for members!

WGIC 2023 Call for Papers

Experts from research and education and from the ranks of members can still apply for company- and product-neutral presentations via the “Call for Paper” until 31st January 2023.


With the greetings of the Federal Minister for Building Klara Geywitz and the State Secretary Dr. Silke Karcher (Berlin Senate Department for Environment, Mobility, Consumer and Climate Protection), as well as the keynotes of the architect Christoph Ingenhoven from Düsseldorf, who set marks with the object KöBogen 2 and the French botanist and “inventor” of the vertical garden Patrick Blanc, there will be a brilliant congress prelude on June 27, 2023 in Berlin.

Following the keynotes, we will divide into 5 parallel series of lectures with about 80 presentations.


We have now also finished the short film for the congress and added it to the start page of the congress homepage. Take a look and get in the mood for the World Green Infrastructure Congress WGIC 2023 and see what you can expect!

The following link will take you directly to the trailer:

Accompanying Trade Exhibition/Sponsoring

Companies pertaining to the topics of greening buildings, climate protection, climate change, and those who want to present their products, systems and services can book exhibitor spaces in various sizes. There are still spaces available, but interested parties should not wait too long to make their bookings – just over 30 exhibitors are currently taking up around 70% of the available space. Visit

WGIC 2023 Sponsors and Congress Partners

The WGIC 2023 organizer is the Bundesverband GebäudeGrün e.V. (BuGG), supported by international (World and European Associations, Austrian and Swiss Building Green Associations) and national (Bundesverband Garten-, Landschafts- und Sportsplatzbau, Patzer Verlag) partners.

The World Congress is further supported by numerous gold and silver sponsors such as ACO, Bauder, GDL Belke, Urbanscape Knauf Insulation, Mobilane, Optigrün, Sky Roofers, Triflex, Wagner/Weiss + Appetito, Zinco and BMI-Group, Carl Stahl, Flor-design Wand, Kraiburg Relastec, and Sempergreen. Learn more: and

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Brandenburger Tor with Quadriga in Berlin at sunset. Image via MERCURE HOTEL MOA BERLIN

Congress Venue

The WGIC 2023 venue will be held at the MERCURE HOTEL MOA BERLIN, Stephanstrasse 41, 10559 Berlin Moabit, Germany. Front desk: +49 30 394043 – 0 and visit

Central Contact Person for the World Congress at BuGG

During the preparation of such a big event almost half of the BuGG team is involved in some way.
However, your central contact for all kinds of questions is Sylvia van Meegen, who organized the successful World Congress in 2017 (then still under the FBB flag). E-mail:

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Help Get the Word Out About the Congress

The World Green Infrastructure Congress WGIC 2023 is of great importance for all of us and must be such a success that the press and politicians can no longer ignore the topic! Please inform your members and others on your distribution list about the early bird rate.

We look forward to your participation! Happy new year! Yours sincerely, Dr. Gunter Mann

Join in Berlin this June

I’ll be presenting my early 2023 Top 10 List of Hot Resilient Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design here at the WGIC 2023, and Aramis & I would love to see you in person in the fantastic city of Berlin in June!

By Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, LEED AP, GRP Publisher & Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summits Host

Read more: The World Congress Building Green 2023 in Berlin


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