There is one week left until the start of the Greenroofs & Walls of the World(TM) Virtual Summit 2013!
You’ve already heard that our excellent Keynotes are Green Roof Campaigner & President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB) Dusty Gedge, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Founder & President Steven Peck, Arquitectura Organica green architect Javier Senosiain, Lux Research Intelligence Team Senior Analyst Aditya Ranade, and Vegetated Roof Systems Program Development Manager for Tremco, Inc. & Environmental Horticulturist Mary Ann Uhlmann.
And our Panel Sessions for this year’s Virtual Summit 2013 are going to be just as awesome! Greenroofs.com and WGIN have brought together the best and brightest minds to discuss pertinent issues concerning our industry today.
Hear from these exceptional speakers and leaders, and participate in the live 15-minute Question and Answer Sessions that follow online:
Opening Day: Tuesday, February 12, 2013:
Steven Peck, Founder and President of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities in Toronto, Canada leads this panel with Melissa Daniels of Plant Connection in Riverhead, New York, Christopher Lyon of Tournesol Siteworks in Hayward (outside of San Francisco), California, and James Sable of greenscreen® in Los Angeles, California.
Opening Day of the Expo Wednesdays: Wednesday, February 13:
Patrick Carey of Hadj Design in Seattle, Washington leads this panel with Dr. Alan Darlington of NEDLAW Living Walls in Breslau, Ontario, Canada, Dr. Paul Mankiewicz of the Gaia Institute in New York City, and Dr. Clayton Rugh of Xero Flor America in Durham, North Carolina.
Tuesday, February 19:
Patrick Carey of Hadj Design in Seattle, Washington follows up the “Environmental Healing through Phytoremediation – Chapter One” Panel Session here with Dr. Ian Balcom in Lyndonville, Vermont and Dr. Bob Cameron in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, February 27:
“La Agricultura Urbana en Iberoamerica y Espana” – “Urban Agriculture in Ibero-America and Spain“ - in Spanish with Dr. Julian Briz, Dr. Jose Maria Duran-Altisent, Dr. Isabel de Felipe, Tanya Muller Garcia (Moderator), Dr. Gilberto Navas, and Joaquin Sicilia Carnicer
In Mexico City, Tanya Muller Garcia, Secretary of the Environment for Mexico City, Federal District, Founder of AMENA – Asociacion Mexicana para la Naturacion de Azoteas (National Mexican Greenroof Association), and Vice President of World Green Infrastructure Network of Mexico City leads this panel with Dr. Gilberto Navas of the Chapingo Autonomous University along with their colleagues in Madrid, Spain: Dr. Julian Briz of PRONATUR – Sociedad Espanola para la Naturacion Urbana, Dr. Jose Maria Duran-Altisent of the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Agronomos (ETSIA) at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Dr. Isabel de Felipe of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and Joaquin Sicilia of Sicilia y Asociados Arquitectura.
Wednesday, March 6:
Dr. Maureen Connelly of the Centre for Architectural Ecology, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) School of Construction and the Environment leads this panel with Deputy City of Vancouver Manager Sadhu Johnston and Randy Sharp of Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture in Vancouver, B.C. Canada with Tan Puay Yok of the Department of Architecture of the National University of Singapore in Singapore.
So, if you haven’t already registered yet, do so below – this includes access to all of the Speaker videos and all of the virtual environment, too, including the Expo Pavilions and all the different Lounges and Social Media Spaces:
Regular Price $99
WGIN Members (including Green Roofs for Healthy Cities – Get GRP credits!) & Greenroofs.com Advertisers $39
Students/Staff/Faculty & Government $29
See you online next Tuesday!
~ Linda V.