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Trees, People and the Built Environment

Dr Matilda van den Bosch speaking at the International Urban Trees Research Conference, TPBE.

Dr Matilda van den Bosch

Trees as infrastructure

About

Every three years, the Institute of Chartered Foresters partners with academic institutions and chartered institutes to host an international cross-discipline conference on urban greenspace.

The conference – Trees, People and the Built Environment (TPBE) – provides a platform for the UK and international researchers and practitioners to showcase work in these areas and helps both built and natural environment professionals turn this research into action on the ground.

Why Attend

  • To understand the benefits of trees in an urban environment
  • Network opportunities between relevant professionals
  • To be part of future collaboration on urban greening between built and natural environment professionals
  • The opportunity to challenge experts and be part of the discussion.
green infrastructure event

Networking Opportunities

Who Should Attend

  • Environmentalists
  • Surveyors
  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Urban Designers
  • Planners
  • Town Planners
  • Architects
  • Academics
  • Arboriculturists
  • Tree Professionals

Meet #TPBE4 Conference Chair

Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

The Institute is delighted to announce renowned expert on trees, greenspaces and public health in urban environments Professor Cecil Konijnendijk, Programme Director for Urban Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada, will be the #TPBE4 Conference Chair. Professor Konijnendijk is known throughout the world for his knowledge on the role of trees and greenspace in cities and towns.

He currently holds visiting professorships at three Chinese scholarly institutions. Professor Konijnendijk is the founding editor-in-chief of the journal ‘Urban Forestry and Urban Greening’ and editor of the Springer ‘Future City’ book series. He is a prolific writer and has co-authored books such as ‘Urban Forests and Trees’, ‘The City and the Forest: The cultural landscape of urban woodland’ and the ‘Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry’.

“Trees, People and the Built Environment has become one of the world’s leading events for those us working with trees, forests, parks, and other vegetation in cities and towns. I am delighted to chair the fourth edition of this important conference.” – Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

Day 1 Themes

  • Green innovation in infrastructure
  • Tree value and natural capital

Day 2 Themes

  • Governance and planning
  • Collaboration is the key to achieving real change

Speakers

Delegates will hear from experts, thought-leaders and influencers, both from the UK and overseas.

Call for Papers

Deadline for submission of papers 26 July 2019.

Submission guidelines >>

Trees, People and the Built Environment Conference Dinner at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

TPBE3 Conference Dinner

Conference Dinner

The #TPBE4 Conference Reception and Dinner will be held on the evening of Wednesday 22 April at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Don’t forget to add a dinner ticket when making your booking.

Promote Your Company

There are a range of sponsorship opportunities available at #TPBE4 contact Nathaniel Jackson, ICF Events Manager, to discuss your requirements: nathaniel.jackson@charteredforesters.org

Accommodation

Accommodation providers will be added at a later date.

Further Information

 

For all enquiries about the conference, please contact the Institute on 0131 240 1425 or at icf@charteredforesters.org

 

April 22, 2020 - April 23, 2020
9:30 - 16:00

University of Birmingham ,
Birmingham

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Two Day Conference Ticket (Early Bird - Limited Places) 299.00
Two Day Conference Ticket (Standard) 365.00
Student: Two Day Conference Ticket 150.00
Conference Dinner Ticket 55.00
Wednesday Conference Ticket 195.00
Thursday Conference Ticket 195.00
Student: Thursday Conference Ticket 75.00
Student: Wednesday Conference Ticket 75.00
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    Trees, People and the Built Environment

    Dr Matilda van den Bosch speaking at the International Urban Trees Research Conference, TPBE.

    Dr Matilda van den Bosch

    Trees as infrastructure

    About

    Every three years, the Institute of Chartered Foresters partners with academic institutions and chartered institutes to host an international cross-discipline conference on urban greenspace.

    The conference – Trees, People and the Built Environment (TPBE) – provides a platform for the UK and international researchers and practitioners to showcase work in these areas and helps both built and natural environment professionals turn this research into action on the ground.

    Why Attend

    • To understand the benefits of trees in an urban environment
    • Network opportunities between relevant professionals
    • To be part of future collaboration on urban greening between built and natural environment professionals
    • The opportunity to challenge experts and be part of the discussion.
    green infrastructure event

    Networking Opportunities

    Who Should Attend

    • Environmentalists
    • Surveyors
    • Engineers
    • Landscape Architects
    • Urban Designers
    • Planners
    • Town Planners
    • Architects
    • Academics
    • Arboriculturists
    • Tree Professionals

    Meet #TPBE4 Conference Chair

    Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

    Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

    The Institute is delighted to announce renowned expert on trees, greenspaces and public health in urban environments Professor Cecil Konijnendijk, Programme Director for Urban Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada, will be the #TPBE4 Conference Chair. Professor Konijnendijk is known throughout the world for his knowledge on the role of trees and greenspace in cities and towns.

    He currently holds visiting professorships at three Chinese scholarly institutions. Professor Konijnendijk is the founding editor-in-chief of the journal ‘Urban Forestry and Urban Greening’ and editor of the Springer ‘Future City’ book series. He is a prolific writer and has co-authored books such as ‘Urban Forests and Trees’, ‘The City and the Forest: The cultural landscape of urban woodland’ and the ‘Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry’.

    “Trees, People and the Built Environment has become one of the world’s leading events for those us working with trees, forests, parks, and other vegetation in cities and towns. I am delighted to chair the fourth edition of this important conference.” – Professor Cecil Konijnendijk

    Day 1 Themes

    • Green innovation in infrastructure
    • Tree value and natural capital

    Day 2 Themes

    • Governance and planning
    • Collaboration is the key to achieving real change

    Speakers

    Delegates will hear from experts, thought-leaders and influencers, both from the UK and overseas.

    Call for Papers

    Deadline for submission of papers 26 July 2019.

    Submission guidelines >>

    Trees, People and the Built Environment Conference Dinner at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    TPBE3 Conference Dinner

    Conference Dinner

    The #TPBE4 Conference Reception and Dinner will be held on the evening of Wednesday 22 April at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Don’t forget to add a dinner ticket when making your booking.

    Promote Your Company

    There are a range of sponsorship opportunities available at #TPBE4 contact Nathaniel Jackson, ICF Events Manager, to discuss your requirements: nathaniel.jackson@charteredforesters.org

    Accommodation

    Accommodation providers will be added at a later date.

    Further Information

     

    For all enquiries about the conference, please contact the Institute on 0131 240 1425 or at icf@charteredforesters.org

     

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