AUGUST 25: Live Webcast of “Grey to Green Conference” Presents Green Infrastructure Advancements to a Worldwide Audience


Green Cities: Good Health

Viewers from around the world will be able to learn more about the connections between green infrastructure, economics, and human health by attending a live webcast of the Grey to Green Conference on August 25th, 2014.

Steven-Peck_Green Roofs_120p“The live webcast allows individuals who cannot afford the time or money to travel the ability to take advantage of the excellent and leading-edge content being provided at this event,” said Steven W. Peck, GRP, founder and president, GRHC; chair, Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition.

“Dr. Kathleen Wolf from the University of Washington will be sharing her teams’ latest research on green infrastructure, human health and economics; Bill Browning of Terrapin Green will shed light on recent advances in our understanding of biophilic design practice, and on the policy side we have Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, the Honorable Glen Murray, MPP, joining us and more”.

Other Featured Presentations

  • Design for Health – Gail Vittori, LEED Fellow, Co-Director, Centre for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Austin, TX
  • Integrating Bees and Urban Design – J. Scott Maclvor, PhD Candidate, York University
  • Performance-Driven Living Architecture: Systems-Based Solutions for Urban Applications – David J. Yocca, RLA, FASLA, AICP, LEED AP, Principal Landscape Architect/Planner, Conservation Design Forum
  • The Emerging Science, Health and Economic Benefits of Designing our Buildings with Nature – Bill Browning, Founder, Terrapin Bright Green (keynote)
  • Regeneration, Resilience and Symbiosis: Fashioning Our Cities to Respond to a Climate Challenged World – Craig Applegath, PPOAA, AAA, MAIBC, NSAA, FRAIC, LEED® AP, Architect, Principal and Eco-Design Lead, DIALOG (keynote)
  • Implementing Green Neighbourhoods by Design: Waterfront Toronto and the Pan Am Experience – Andres Bernal, OAA, P.Eng, MBA, LEED AP BD+C, Managing Director – Sustainability, Ellis Don
  • Rethinking Parks Case Study: Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park – Paul Taylor, Director of Park Design, City of Atlanta
  • The Ability of Biowalls to Improve Air Quality – Alan Darlington, Ph.D., Founder, Senior VP, Nedlaw Living Wall
  • From A To Z: Invisible Health Benefits Of Green Infrastructure Based on Z (i.e. Zero Land) Farming – Wayne Roberts, Ph.D., Author, Consultant

To Learn More:

For information on the Conference Agenda and Registration

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To read a story about Dr. Kathleen Wolf posted previously on the Green Infrastructure community-of-interest, click on Urban Forestry / Urban Greening Research: What are the Benefits of Nature in Cities and Towns?