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Spring News 2018 :

More: www.ifla2018.com Here the congress brochure .. If WGIN member will register, you can get a special code to get 10% off from your registration fee.

WGIN participation at the
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show in Melbourne, Australia on 22 March 2018
Topic: ‘Towards a healthy and sustainable city’. 
WGIN Vice president Matt Dillon will give a lecture:
at  This Green City Conference follows a series of similar successful Green City conferences held in Antalya, Turkey (2016), Vancouver, Canada (2016), Paris, France (2015), London, UK (2014), Suncheon, Korea (2013), Taipei, Taiwan (2010) and Xi’an, China (2009).The second one will be in Italy in September and next year in Beijing. More details:  Download info-broschure.

-Looking for countable benefits of Green roofs; try the US “Green roof calculator” V.2

-We are happy to announce the Journal Urban naturalist with his special issue 2018 with the topic of Green roofs and Biodiversity

December 2017:

See the new article of Kelai Diebel about "The financial advantages of green roofs"

Save the date and register for WGICBengaluru.com
4th to 6th June 2017
Theme “Rething sustainability”

The booking procedure for WGIC is opened: see the details: https://www.wgicbengaluru.com


A very busy conference time is coming up next month:

Here some examples: - with WGIN – contribution- :

Singapore: Green urban space asia, in Singapore (9. to 11. November 2017 in Singapore)





Europe: 29 – 30 November 2017 Budapest, Hungary

Join the Urban Greening revolution

Mid EAST Region: Congress, Kuwait, Time is shifted:

Please save the date for this exciting congress which will be held from February 17th to February 18th 2018 in the Al Shaheed Park Kuwait, a new icon of Green Roof architecture.


And Looking forward for WGIC-India,:

26th to 28th of February 2018. More

Important: Take attention about the national VISA regulation from your country to India. This is also important for Europeans and Americans!

Some details you can find here:


July 2017

International Greenery, Recreation, Infrastructure & Parks Conference 2017 &
World Urban Parks Asia-Pacific Congress
Marina Bay Sands Convention Center, Singapore

Mon. 17 Jul 2017 - Thu. 20 Jul 2017

-Looking forward to WGIC Bengaluru.com. World Green Infrastructure Congress from 26th to 28th of February 2018. More, Video

-WGIC 2017 Berlin: Great event June 19th to 23rd., Congress in a nutshell: more than 800 participants from about 40 countries. Five parallel tracks including Indoor greening and EU policy.
Some reaction: “highly disciplined time management”, “amazing program”, “wide range on case studies”, “Green infrastructure arrived in politics and planning”. The final conclusion (German/English), here

A short picture story go on our facebook, page. More

-Results of our WGIN Board member meeting on 19th of June: Outcomes:
-Changes in the board member positions.
WGIN members gave a huge thank to Hajime Koshimizu for his long time board member activities, including the WGIC Nagoya 2014.
-Welcome to the two new board members David Vernon Brasfield from Norway.
-Ulrike Grau, long time Amena member, involved in the congress preparation of the Congress in Mexico 2010, also were elected.
Congratulation to both new board members, with a long contact to WGIN.
Ulrike Grau will work together with Aslan Jonobi on the WGIN Quarterly.
David Brasfield, as president of the Scandinavian Green roof association will work on the congress in 2019 in Norway. Details following soon.

June 2017
WGIC 2017 Berlin with with about 700 participants. will start soon.
WGIN will celebrate in Berlin the 10th birthday. See the publication "faces" as free download on our page "books"

May 2017
WGIC –our congress is coming closer
– Speaker are selected,
--many people are registered.
If you are not registered: Do it now!
Take one of the last remaining spaces!
Come and enjoy talks of key note speaker, including Patrick Blanc. And let us have exchange together!

The new WGIN Quarterly is available, sent out now by Aslan Jonoubi on behalf the board member to all registered addresses.

Have also a look to the updates in the section: "food from roofs".

See the paper about biodiversity on roofs from Claire Diebel.



January 2017
- Now is the time to use the early bird registration for WGIC2017 Berlin, 19th - 22th June.
- Also the calls are open for: paper, poster and to participate on the awards
(All details are available on the congress homepage.

Congress program
Call for paper: Deadline:(January 31th. )
Call for poster: Deadline (March 31th)
Call for awards Deadline extended to 10th of April!

Please take note about the deadlines!
An international committee will do the program selection.



-Great success with the WGIC Bogota 2016; about 380 participants joined the event.
Here to download the final congress declaration. …
-Next WGIC 2017: Berlin: Within the week 19th to 23rd June 2016 days of information and site visits in Berlin; host of this WGIN congress is the FBB, the EFB, and also Senate of Berlin. Information will be on the congress webpage. The Call for paper will be open soon, also the call for award program.
-update of SGRA: we welcome David Vernon Brasfield as our contact partner to SGRA.


News September 2016

CEEWEB Green Roof Photo Beauty Contest, Update and Spreading Ideas competition now closed)
The call ends on the 30th of October.
Everybody is asked to load up a photo and spread the news within his/her community. There
are 2 different categories:
1. Best green roof in town
2. Selfie in urban greenery

An impression from the national Green roof conference in Kunming/China


-WGIC Bogota 2016 – Congress: the team prepare an international AWARD competition: DEADLINE for APPLICATION September 22th.
See details.

Launched: April 22th – an international jury will judge the incoming presentation.


- We welcome the national polish green roof association, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Dachy Zielone, PSDZ

- We welcome our new corporate member urbanscape- KNAUF - Knauf Insulation, d.o.o. Slovenia, Europe
Contact Persons:
Jure Sumi, Barbara Hafner


WGIN News May 2016

IRLA – China is back!
Green roof Conference “Sponge Cities”

Kunming 2016: 1th- 4th July


WGIN News February 2016

-Take a look on the new designed Webpage of the Scandinavian Green roof Organization.
-Poland has an own Green roof guideline – online available (in polish language).
-Urbio offers a a newsletter about Biodiversity activities and the link to a conference held in Panama, October 2016 
-As feed back from our congress in Nagoya two articles available now. One is "Green Age", another is "Garden Center".
-We welcome our new Gold Corporate WGIN member Netafim. More on our page of corporate members.

-Here our our WGIN Quarterly 2016-1. See the links to exiting activities available in this broschure.


Best for all members and friends in 2016!
The strong activities in Green infrastructures continue.

Make your reservation for the upcoming WGIN event in Bogota.
Recive is preparing the details www.wgicBogota2016.com
WGIN Book, second edition 2015, with new chapters, is available now online.







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