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The Trees, People and the Built Environment conference is a unique gathering of built and natural environment professionals, working towards the shared goal of enhancing green infrastructure. It provides an important platform for collaboration between professions and offers new research on the environmental, social and economic benefits of urban trees.

Day 1 | Roads to Place

  • Why trees are an integral part of highway transport design

Day 2 | The Health Crisis

  • The role of trees in improving human health (mental, physical, social and cultural)

TPBE3 is hosted and organised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) on behalf of a group of partner organisations, including: Ancient Tree Forum, Birmingham Institute of Forest Research, Chartered Institute of Housing, Forestry Commission England, Forest Research, Fund4Trees, Green Infrastructure Partnership (TCPA), Institution of Civil Engineers, London Tree Officers Association, Municipal Tree Officers Association, National Association of Tree Officers, National Joint Utilities Group, Place Alliance, Society for the Environment, Trees and Design Action Group, Urban Design Group, Utility Arboriculture Group, Women in Transport – London and Woodland Trust.


As host, ICF sincerely thanks our sponsors for upholding TPBE3’s mission to raise trees in the urban greenspace up the agenda, particularly in matters relating to highways and human health.  Their support helps makes this conference possible.

Read about the companies who are kindly supporting the conference:


Further Information

April 5, 2017 - April 6, 2017

University of Birmingham ,
Edgbaston ,
Birmingham B15 2TT

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