PROGRAM


DAY 1 - MAY 24th

09:00 - Opening presentation

09:30h - 10:30h | SESSION 1 - Cities demanding for green


Plant biodiversity on Green Roofs
Manfred Kholer | President of World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN), University of Neubrandenburg


Glades in the Sky - Green Roofs in London and beyond
Dusty Gedge | President of the EFB - European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Associations, Director of Livingroofs.org and the Green Infrastructure Consultancy


The Fifth Facade Project
Paulo Palha | President of Portuguese Association for Green Roofs (ANCV)


10:30h - 11:00h - COFFEE BREAK


11:00h - 12:00h - SESSION 2 | Contributions of GI on ecology, economy and food

NBS Projects for multinationals
Peter Dezsenyi   | Deep Forest Landscape, Hungary


Economic Evaluation of Green Roofs installation at a city scale: the case study of Lisbon
Cristina Matos Silva and Inês Teotónio | Instituto Superior Técnico


How edible is a roof?
Kelai Diebel | Makers of Sustainable Spaces


12:00h - 13:00 h - SESSION 3 | GI Policies incentive strategies


London: A natural capital? The evolution of Green Infrastructure Policy
Peter Massini | Green infrastructure Leader, Greater London Authority


Green Roof Policy and Guidelines in the Czech Republic
Pavel Dostal | Czech Green Roof Association


Green roofs through the ages 
Edmund Maurer | Linz City Council


13:00H - 14:30H - LUNCH


14:30 h - 15:45 h - SESSION 4 | Nature Based Solutions for Resilient Cities


Green Roofs and Walls in the Sponge City
Gary Grant | Green Infrastructure Consultancy


"GrunStattGrau Research and Innovation GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Vera Enzi | GRUNSTATTGRAU VfB


Thermal performance of green roofs and living walls
Bernard Scharf | BOKU University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences Vienna


European green roof norms and guidelines through the lens of biodiversity
Chiara Catalano | ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management


15:45h - 16:00h - COFFEE BREAK


16:00H - 17:00H - SESSION 5 | Vegetation and Construction


Title to be defined
Pedro Balonas Simão / Silva Art


Resiliant urban landscapes - Green infrastructure contributions
Laura Costa | Laura Roldão Costa Arquitetura Paisagista


An overview of italian green roofs experience, in different aplications, all along the territory, from north to south
Maurizio Crasso | Harpo spa di Trieste


Public perception of street trees and its implication on Porto´s green infrastructure design

Isabel Martinho da Silva and Cláudia Fernandes | Faculty of Science, University of Porto


17:10h - Closing ceremony

DAY 2 - MAY 25th - TOUR



Lisbon Square Green Roof
Pasteleira centenary Green Roof 

Porto City Park