07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

07 - 09 March 2023
ExCeL, London

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Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity day one

2022 Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity talk PROGRAMME

Urban Tree Knowledge

For 2022 the Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG) was invited to set up an urban tree knowledge hub (Stand A81) with six research partners and the Institute of Chartered Foresters and the Arboricultural Association. TDAG has also curated this talks session over a wide range of topics including urban trees in the Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity Pavilion to provide a mixture of research and practice and to show how research can and should be used in practice.


Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity talk PROGRAMME: 01 MARCH

11:00 - 11:30

Planting on the roof

Speaker: Anna Andreyeva, Planting designer at Planting Strategies Ltd and PhD student, University of Sheffield


11:15 - 12:15

Branching Out: New Routes to Valuing Urban Treescape: Unlocking Values Through Storytelling

Speaker: Professor Michael Wilson, Professor of Drama and Head of Creative Arts and Director of the Storytelling Academy, Loughborough University,


12:30 - 13:00

Branching Out: New Routes to Valuing Urban Treescape: Understanding the social and cultural values of urban treescapes

Speaker: Dr Kieron Doick, Head of the Urban Forest Research Group (UFoRG),Forest Research


13:15 - 13:45

How an arboricultural professional can help with your project

Speaker: John Parker, Chief Executive, Arboricultural Association


14:00 - 14:30

Road impacts and road tunnels; can wildlife populations be sustained around linear infrastructure?

Speaker: Lauren Moore, Ph.D. researcher at Nottingham Trent University, UK


14:45- 15:15

Woodland Trust Emergency Tree Fund: working with local authorities to protect, expand and connect communities to trees and woods


Sarah Shorley, Acting Programme Lead – Urban, The Woodland Trust
Russell Horsey, Urban Forestry Consultant


15:30 - 16:00

Beyond Net Gain – How to Really Boost Urban Biodiversity!

Speaker: Ian Boyd, Director, Arc Biodiversity & Climate


Ian Boyd BW

17:15 - 18:00

Delivering Smart Buildings Successfully

Join Glider in this networking session to uncover what is a smart building. Smart technology is a major force driving the transformation of Industry 4.0. This influences not only production, but also the maintenance and modification of our building and infrastructure assets. During this networking session hear from the Glider team and some of their international clients on what they have been doing to support design and deliver through the use of smart tech and the value added to project outcomes.

Chair: John Adams, Head of Product, Glider
Speaker: James Franklin, Head of BIM, Kier
Speaker: Ivo Krastin, Senior Engineer, Hoare Lea



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