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    Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2017 - Live Events over Earth Day Weekend, April 21-23

  • 21 April 2017 To 23 April 2017
Event Description

The Mission of the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2017 is to inform, share, and create a global social media experience online for learning and networking via the power of the Internet.

Starting on April 9 - December 31, 2017 registered attendees can watch all of the videos below from ground-breaking
environmental designers, leaders of industry, government, and academia. Click on each to watch the video.

Stay tuned for dates and times for the streaming Speaker Q & As on Facebook Live and Twitter
over the long Earth Day Weekend, Friday, Saturday & Sunday April 21, 22, & 23.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

      -Field Trip with Patrick Blanc in West Sumatra - Patrick Blanc, PhD
      -Roofing MBP's for Low-Impact Development Projects -Joanne Rodriguez, CSI, CDT, LEED AP
      -The Green Over the Gray - Emilio Ambasz
      -The Power of a Plant - Stephen Ritz
      -All We See is Green: Intensive Green Roofs and Urban Farming in NYC - Zaro Bates
      -Building Healthy Communities through Green Roods and Walls - Chris DeVolder, AIA, LEED AP
      -Credits for Stormwater Management: A Survey of North American Cities with a Focus on Portland, OR - Adrienne Aiona, PE and Henry Stevens
      -Design, Publishing, and Widespread Use of the Children's Activity Book:Growing Up in the City: A Book About Green Roofs - Kelly Ksiazek-Mikenas & Olyssa Starry, PhD
      -Elevated Greenery in Mega Projects - Aslan Jonoubi
      -Expanded Use for the Green Roof (A US Government Perspective) - Lance Davis, AIA, LEED Fellow
      -Experience Gained - Lessons Learned by a Decade-Old Green Roof Company - Amy Norquist, GRP
      -Extended Lifecycle Green Roofs - Avoiding Failure of Roofing and Vegetation - Elizabeth Hart, CDT, GRP
      -Food Production and the Built Environment: How Local Can You Go? - Christopher G. Wark & Richard Nelson
      -Food Roof Farm: Grow Food, Grow Community - Mary E. Ostafi, LEED AP
      -Fresh Herbs in the Kitchen; How to Construct a Small Scale Aquaponics System for the Home: Robert Cameron, PhD
      -Green Roofs and Walls - A View from London - Dusty Gedge
      -Green Roofs Create Oases in the City: Hong Kong - C.Y. Jim, PhD
      -Green Tea 4 Two with Patrick Carey GRP, and Jorg Breuning
      -Greening the Vertical City - The Bosco Verticale and a Look into the Future of Urban Living - Laura Gatti
      -Hardware and Software - Balancing the Ingredients for the Middle East - Eyal Mirelman
      -Managing Stormwater with the Use of Green Infrastructure in the Carribean Region - David L. Aponte, MSCE, GRP
      -Rootdown Green Wall at Denver International Airport - Leila Tolderlund, LEED AP, GRP
      -Sustainable Stormwater Management - A Landscape Diven Approach to Planning and Design - Thomas W. Lipton, FASLA
      -The Design of Green Roofs in the Urban Public Realm - John L. Wong, FASLA, FAAR
      -The Lowline - James Ramsey
      -The Rooftop Growing Guide - Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers on the Rooftop Landcape - Annie Novak
      -The Second City - Elevated, Grounded, Inspired - Charlie Miller, PE and Laura Hansplant, RLA, LEED AP
      -Top 10 Green Infrastructure Eco-Agents in a Climate-Changing World - Linda S Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP
      -Why Green Roofs - An Architect's Perspective - Meg Needle, AIA, GRP, LEED AP B+C, CDT
  • Cost
    • Cost: $50 for Professionals $25 for Students, Faculty and Government Free access to the Expo and Facebook Live & Twitter chats
  • Event type
    • Webinar

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