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World Green Infrastructure Congress 20-22 June 2017 in Berlin
January 13, 2017 - Event overview, sponsorship opportunities, and registration early bird discount available.
Next year Berlin will host the World Green Infrastructure Congress WGIC 2017 from the 20th-22nd June. More than 50 speakers will present information on topics related to roof, façade, and interior greening, and their possible applications. A particular focus will be set on the topics of sustainable building, rainwater usage, green space white paper by the German Federal Government, biological diversity, urban strategies in building greening, care and maintenance, cost-benefit considerations, and future city planning. On the third day, excursions take place to various reference projects in Berlin.
The aims of the event will be: a transfer of knowledge and a highlight of best practice examples by experts from Germany and abroad. The event will host opportunities for participants to network and exchange experiences from across all sectors from politics, architecture, cities, urban planning, household water management, industry and the property sector, manufacturers, processors, research, teaching, and associations.
The organiser of the congress is Fachvereinigung Bauwerksbegrünung e.V. (FBB) accompanied by the international and European associations WGIN and EFB. The Federal Minister for Construction and the Environment, Dr. Barbara Hendricks, and the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, have assumed the patronage of the event. The Senate Administration for Urban Development and the Environment is providing support for the technical and organisational preparations. The list of cooperation partners is extensive. They are, among others, Architektenkammer Berlin, Bund Deutscher Architekten e.V., Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten e.V., Verband Beratender Ingenieure e.V., Verband Deutscher Architekten- und Ingenieurvereine e.V., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen e.V., Berliner Wasserbetriebe, Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall e.V.,, Internationale Gartenausstellung IGA Berlin 2017 GmbH, and Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin GmbH.
Renowned FBB members are supporting the congress as “gold” sponsors: Optigrün international AG, Sika Deutschland GmbH, Bauder GmbH & Co. KG.
Interested parties can contribute with lectures, posters, exhibition stands, and advertising. Bookings are possible from now until 20 February 2017 at an early bird rate.
Fachvereinigung Bauwerksbegrünung e.V. (FBB)