Se ha celebrado el 27 y 28 de septiembre del 2011 un Congreso Mundial sobre Cubiertas vegetales y Jardines verticales.
A continuación os ponemos la información en inglés:
Last week we told you about our seven fantastic panel sessions who you’ll be watching followed by a live Question and Answer session, including: ”Biodiversity and Green Roofs,” Greenroofs & Walls for Educational & Social Equity in the Bronx,” “The Portland Ecoroof Program: A Cross-section of the Green Roof Movement in Portland, Oregon,” “Vertical Agriculture: A Global Movement Starts Locally, from Walls & Roofs to Table,” “Wind. Water. Heat. Grow. Greenroofs.,” “Greenroofs: Wind & Fire,” and “Green Roofs Without the Hype.”
In addition to our four awesome Keynote Speakers whom we’ve already profiled - Andrew Grant, Charlie Miller, Ed Snodgrass and Ralph Velasquez – and other luminaries previously highlighted, here are more brilliant speakers you will enjoy hearing:
Roland Appl, Germany: The Technical Director of ZinCo and President of the International Green Roof Association (IGRA) will present “Combining Green Roofs with Photovoltaics.”
Jörg Breuning, USA and Germany: The principal of Green Roof Technology (Previously Green Roof Service) and co-founder of Green Roof Safari will present ”Green Roof Technology Sails Around the World.”
Ignacio Espoz, Chile: The founder of LatinGreen, Director of the World Green Roof infrastructure Network (WGIN), and Director of the Chilean Association of Green Infrastructure will present “Green Infrastructure in Chile and Innovative Living Walls for Environmental Restoration in Mining of the Atacama Desert.”
Tanya Müller Garcia, Mexico: The founder of AMENA – Asociación Mexicana para la Naturación de Azoteas – (National Mexican Greenroof Association), Vice-President of WGIN, and Director of Urban Reforestation and Bikeways for the City of Mexico will present ”Development of Greenroofs and Walls in Mexico and Latin America.”
Richard Hayden, RLA, ASLA, CLARB, USA: The landscape architect and Garden Roof Department Manager at American Hydrotech, Inc. will present “Sloped and Complex Green Roofs.”
Haven Kiers, LEED AP, GRP, USA: The founding partner of GreenSwell Design and Planning, trainer with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, and contributing editor on Greenroofs.com will co-present the “2011 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design” with Linda Velazquez.
Terry McGlade, Canada: The horticulturalist, landscape designer, and founder and President of Gardens in the Sky will present “Constructing Gardens in the Sky.”
Chris Wark, MSME, LEED AP, USA: The engineer, Senior Energy Analyst for Viridian Energy & Environmental, and contributing editor on Greenroofs.com will present ”E = MC2 of Green Roofs: Ranking Energy Benefits by Mission, Climate and Construction.”
Fuente: Isabel Castillo - Zinco (Paisajista).