Greening Cities 2024

Greening Cities is a leading forum for urban greening professionals committed to reimagining our urban landscapes and making it happen.

Greening Cities is a leading forum for urban greening professionals committed to reimagining our urban landscapes and making it happen; from current best practice to disruptive horticultural ideas. Greening Cities will ignite meaningful conversations to educate, inspire, and support attendees to get greening.

Taking place on Tuesday 25 June and Wednesday 26 June across various locations around Melbourne, this two-day event is a mix of presentations, facilitated conversations, and a physical tour out the west of Melbourne to see a mixture of established and establishing sites, and soon-to-be-planted areas in new developments. An accompanying audio tour will be provided prior to the event for you to download to your smartphone.

Greening Cities features presentations from esteemed leaders from across green sectors.

Presenters, guides and facilitators this year include:

• Belinda Bean – Greener Spaces Better Places
• Dr Dom Blackham – Mosaic Insights
• Naomi Barun – Australian Institute of Landscape Architects 
• Carl Soderlund – Cohort
• Leanne Gillies – Fleming's Nurseries
• Brenton Beggs – Urbis
• Which Plant Where
• Cecil Konijnendijk – University of British Columbia
• John Rayner - Melbourne University/Rayner Landscape Consultants
• David da Silva – Flemington Racecourse
• Leigh Tolhurst – City of Wyndham 
• Merri-Bek City Council and City of Whitehorse – Resilient Plant Species Selection Working Group

And more to be announced…

This year, we want to hear from you! In the weeks leading up to this year's event, share your burning questions in the green infrastructure space with us. Together, we'll address them, identify advocacy opportunities, and propose new project ideas as a group. We've developed four facilitated discussion groups, allowing attendees the chance to rotate between them.

The topics include:

• Green Infrastructure Strategy and Design
• Plant and tree selection
• Sourcing, establishment, and maintenance
• Skills and education – a discipline challenge

Your ticket includes:
• Full catering, including breakfast on Tuesday 25 June
• Guided bus tour of western suburbs councils and developments with expert-led audio commentary
• Guided walking tour of Flemington Racecourse, exploring established and future green infrastructure projects
• Complimentary showbag
• Networking opportunities across the green infrastructure supply chain

Join us at Greening Cities, the premier forum for urban greening professionals, on 25 and 26 June. Engage in meaningful conversations, gain insights from esteemed leaders, and explore innovative green initiatives shaping our urban landscapes.

Register today and be part of the movement towards greener cities.

 Member Type  1-2 tickets  3+ tickets
 NGIV Member  $365   $350 
 Non-member  $395  $380
 Price is per ticket and includes GST

For groups of three or more, discounted tickets are available. Email [email protected] for more information.

6/25/2024 8:00 AM - 6/26/2024 4:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time

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