#CPDSeptember – City of Turin: Green Infrastructure Plan

City of Turin – Green Infrastructure Plan

Hosted by: Simone Mangili, City of Turin

About the Speaker

Simone is currently Aide to the Mayor of Torino, Italy as well as Aide to the Deputy Mayor for Environment and Sustainability. In this capacity he is responsible on the one hand for managing strategic planning projects requiring cross-sector collaboration and on the other for developing policy and delivering projects to realise an ambitious sustainability agenda for the 21st century.

Prior to joining the Mayor’s team Simone was Head of Projects and Operations at Torino Internazionale where he managed metropolitan strategic planning processes including development of the metropolitan area’s third strategic plan: Torino Metropoli 2025. His international experience ranges from real estate consulting and development to designing public engagement processes to building private-public partnerships for the development of parks and green infrastructure.

In addition to his professional experience Simone has served as travelling faculty in World Learning’s Cities in the 21st Century study abroad program and is an external lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Turin in territorial and environmental planning. Simone holds a Bachelor degree in Community, Regional and Environmental Studies from Bard College and a Master in Regional Planning degree from Cornell University.

Session Outline

In this #MembersHour, Simone will present an overview of the City of Turin’s green infrastructure plan that is currently in development. He will touch on the components of the plan and the analyses on which it is based on. The plan includes a number of innovative features including ecosystem service quantification and valuation, certified urban forest management planning, participatory urban forestry, public participation in park design and development and climate resiliency planning through green infrastructure.

Who Should Attend

This event is exclusive to members of the Institute. It will be of particular use for those working in arboriculture and urban forestry/planning roles.

Taking place on Zoom, the presentation will be around 30 minutes and will be followed by an interactive Q&A session.

This #MembersHour is part of the Institute’s #CPDSeptember and will take place on Thursday 17 September at 11am.

Bookings are now open.