WGIC 2014 Greenroofs.com INVITATION
Just announced! Greenroofs.com has negotiated an astounding 50% Discount on Registration to our readership for the upcoming World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2014 in awesome Sydney this October 8 – 10.
We’re able to pass on these truly astonishing rates to you since Greenroofs.com is a Media Partner of the WGIC 2014 and has been affiliated with its host Green Roofs Australasia (GRA) – plus the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN) – for years now.
For more details, read all about it here:
WGIC Program Session Titles:
Urban Green Infrastructure
Water Sensitive Cities – WSUD
Policy and Development
Case Studies: Architecture & Landscape
Here are just a few of the esteemed professionals presenting:
L-R: Senator Scott Ludlam, Australian Greens – Keynote Presentation; Dr. Patrick Blanc, Botanist, Vertical Garden Designer, Artist, Paris, France – Keynote Presentation; Tanya Muller Garcia, Minister of Environment, Mexico City, Mexico.
L-R: Daniel Tohill, Permaculture Institute, New Zealand; Tong Mahn Ahn, Seoul National University “Green Roofs in Seoul to Make the Metropolis Healthier,” South Korea – Keynote Presentation; Jeff Sorrill, Green Roof Centre; Department of Landscape and School of Architecture; University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
L-R: Sacha Coles, Registered Landscape Architect, AILA, FAILA, ASPECT Studios, Australia – Keynote Presentation; Renèe Davies, Registered Fellow of NZILA, IFLA Delegate for New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand; Keith Stead, Landscape Architect, OCULUS, Sydney, Australia
L-R: Dr. Puay Yok Tan, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment of the National University of Singapore, Singapore – Keynote Presentation; Raphael Garcia, Project Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Landscape Architect, Biologist, Entomologist, San Francisco, USA; and Steven W. Peck, GRP, Honorary ASLA, President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Toronto, Canada – Keynote Presentation.
Learn and engage with these leading experts and so many more from all four corners of the globe, from Scandinavia to Spain / Canada to Brazil / China to New Zealand.
One Central Park, Broadway, Sydney: The world’s tallest vertical garden with 450 types of different plants and 250 local species.
Just one of many case studies highlighted, French botanist Dr. Patrick Blanc, the designer of the One Central Park (OCP) vertical garden, will be presenting on the project. The project manager, Craig Elgie, and landscape architect Keith Stead will also be presenting with the stunning OCP included in the all day Sydney Green Site Tour on October 8. The guided bus tour will provide an informative field trip with visits to small, medium and large projects within the inner Sydney area. Project details and specifications will be included in the Green Site Booklet with talks from projects designers; a comfortable bus will be provided along with a picnic lunch at the Royal Botanical Gardens.
If you’re considering this fantastic Australian trip-of-a-lifetime but still weighing the costs, now is certainly the time to take advantage of this deal and make your dream trip real!
Green Roofs Australasia and we warmly invite you to share in this unique conference setting and experience with us.
“Join us for spring in Australia. Join us for a meeting of the best minds, the most capable hands and the most generous spirits in the “Land Down-Under.” Expand your knowledge, broaden your horizons and develop a worldwide network of professionals, educators, doers and thinkers. The World Green Infrastructure Congress promises all this and more.”~ Matthew Dillon, GRA
I’m excited to be inaugurating Haven Kiers’ and my 2014 Top 10 Hot List of Greenroof & Greenwall Trends here, and hope you can join Aramis and me in Sydney! Visit www.wgic2014.org for everything you need, and click here for your 50% Discount on Registration.
Revisit Green Roofs Australasia President Matthew Dillon’s “Green Roofs Down Under: 2014 World Green Infrastructure Congress Sydney, Green – Global – Connected” Guest Feature – the photos alone are amazing!
Can’t wait to see greenroofs and greenwalls Down Under! Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in the World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2014 as either an attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor!
~ Linda V.