The World Wide Web. - (February 25, 2013) - 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!
As we enter Week #3 at our Virtual Summit 2013 registration continues to climb and we hope you decide to be cutting edge by participating, too!
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.
Here's the Agenda for Week #3 - with live Q & A's to follow as noted. Watch all of these videos in the Rare Earth Auditorium, sponsored by Tremco:
Monday, February 25, 2013 - now On Demand:
"Investigación de Azoteas Verdes de la Universidad Autónoma Chapingo" - "Green Roof Research at the Chapingo Autonomous University" by Dr. Gilberto Navas with live Q & A
The research professor describes the exposition of the main field of investigation and gives a description findings along with advice for other burgeoning research, in Spanish with English subtitles.
Tuesday, February 26:
"Áreas Verdes de la Ciudad de México & Azoteas Naturadas" - "Mexico City's Green Plan & Green Roofs" by Tanya Müller García - no live Q & A
Tanya is the Secretary of the Environment for the Federal District of Mexico City and provides an inventory of green areas of Mexico City as well as examples of future green roof projects in Mexico, in Spanish with English subtitles.
Expo Wednesday, February 27 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. Also peruse The Associates Pavilion, where you'll learn about different world organizations. Visit both all 30 days and leave them a message if it's not a Wednesday!
Expo Wednesday February 27 in the Rare Earth Auditorium:
Panel Session "La Agricultura Urbana en Iberoamérica y España" - "Urban Agriculture in Ibero-America and Spain" - in Spanish with Dr. Julian Briz, Dr. José María Durán-Altisent, Dr. Isabel de Felipe, Tanya Müller García (Moderator), Dr. Gilberto Navas, and Joaquin Sicilia Carnicer with live Q & A
You'll find Tanya Müller García and Dr. Gilberto Navas in Mexico City discussing Urban Agriculture with their colleagues Dr. Julian Briz, Dr. José María Durán-Altisent, Dr. Isabel de Felipe, and Joaquin Sicilia Carnicer in Madrid, in Spanish.
Keynote Address by Javier Senosiain: "Bioarchitecture" (in Spanish with English subtitles) with live Q & A
What do Nautilus House (Nautilus), the Flower (la Flor), the Mexican Whale (la Ballena Mexicana), the Shark (el Tiburón), the Satellite Set (el Conjunto Satélite) and the Nest of Quetzalcóatl (el Nido de Quetzalcóatl) all share in common? These fantastical spaces were all designed by Senosiain. Prepare for a spectacular feast for the eyes as the green "organic architect" from Mexico City shares his sensuous, sinuous, ecologically informative works with us, in Spanish with English subtitles.
Thursday, February 28:
"A Tale of Two Hydroponic Living Wall Systems from Canada and Spain" by Dr. Alan Darlington and Ignacio (Nacho) Solano - live Q & A with Nacho Solano
Now on demand, this collaborative video features the innovative work of NEDLAW Living Walls from Canada in English and Paisajismo Urbano from Spain, in Spanish with English subtitles. Connect today at the Q & A with Nacho Solano in Spanish.
"Naturación Urbana en España" - "Urban Greening in Spain" by Dr. Julian Briz, Dr. José María Durán-Altisent, Dr. Isabel de Felipe, and Joaquin Sicilia Carnicer with live Q & A
Four Spaniards from the worlds of academia and architecture share their views on the current situation in Spain, in Spanish with English subtitles. Their videos serve as backgrounders for the Panel Session "La Agricultura Urbana en Iberoamérica y España" - "Urban Agriculture in Ibero-America and Spain."
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Learn about all the video presentations so far from Week #1 and Week #2 now On Demand along with their Q & A chat transcripts.
See the Agenda, Agenda-at-a-Glance, and Speakers pages for the complete list of dates and times.
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Thank you to our Rare Earth Sponsor, Tremco, along with our growing list of exhibitors - by the way, it's still not to late to exhibit!
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