This conference aims to highlight the importance of strategic and comprehensive planning of green areas and, at the same time, to emphasize the beneficial role of green spaces for the quality of living environment, for climate change mitigation and for the upgrading of urban resilience, as well as the role of green spaces in the creation of social, cultural and economic values of the urban environment. Results on this important topic from the TURAS project will be presented there.

Speaking at the conference: Stuart Connop, PhD (University of East London, UK (TURAS)), Ines Hrdalo, PhD (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Duarte Mata (City of Lisbon, PT), Hans Müller (Helix Pflanzen GmbH, DE (TURAS)), Matthias Lampert (City of Munich, DE), Jo Sinclair (London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, UK (TURAS)), Ljiljana Tubić, MSc (Belgrade, Serbia), Professor Ivan Marušič, PhD (University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Landscape Architecture, SI), Maja Simoneti, MSc (Ljubljana Urban Institute - LUZ d.d. and University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, SI), Ina Šuklje Erjavec, MSc (Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, SI) and Tina Trampuš (Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation, SI).

The conference is intended for wider professional audience and other interested public, particularly for municipal professional services and other administrative bodies planning and regulating green areas as well as leading decision-making processes concerning spatial development.

The conference will be held in the Slovenian and English languages with simultaneous translation into both languages.


  The TURAS project is supported under FP7.