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The Green City seminar series – Glasgow


09.09.2019 Glasgow

The Green City seminar series – Glasgow

Glasgow Green infrastructure – the vital ingredient for successful, prosperous places

The Corinthian Club, 191 Ingram St, Glasgow G1 1DA

Confirmed Agenda

  • 12:30 Arrival and sign-in
    Lunch served

  • 13:15 Welcome and Introduction:
    Green: Existential not Adjectival
    Brian Evans, Professor of Urbanism + Landscape, Glasgow School of Art

  • 13:35 Why greening towns and cities is good for prosperity
    Helen Davies, Principal Consultant of Natural Capital, WSP

  • 13:55 Strategic case-study: the Edinburgh and Lothians Green Health Programme
    Julie Procter, Chief Executive, Greenspace Scotland

  • 14.15 Break

  • 14.25 Local case-study: transforming the landscape at Forth Valley Royal Hospital for staff, patients and the community
    Sheena Raeburn, Director, Ian White Associates

  • 14.45 Making it happen
    Arthur Keller, Head of Structural Funds, Scottish Natural Heritage

  • 15.00 Discussion with speakers and audience:
    Chair: Julia Thrift, Projects Director, TCPA
    • What are the barriers to greening urban areas in Scotland?
    • How could they be overcome?

  • 15:30 Closing comments and thanks

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