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Trees as infrastructure
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.
- 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.
Who Should Attend
- Landscape Architects
- Urban Designers
- Town Planners
- Tree Professionals
Meet #TPBE4 Conference Chair
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
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.
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.
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- Join the Trees, People and the Built Environment group on LinkedIn to exchange information and ideas with natural and built environment professionals worldwide.
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For all enquiries about the conference, please contact the Institute on 0131 240 1425 or at firstname.lastname@example.org