3rd INTERNATIONAL GREEN ROOF CONGRESS
13 – 15 May 2013 | Empire Riverside Hotel | Hamburg

Congress Schedule

13 May 2013 – Excursions

Excursions in and around Hamburg will demonstrate the versatility of Green Roof use for single buildings and within the context of modern urban planning. Registration for the excursions is only possible in connection with a one-day or two-day congress ticket. Excursion 1 and 2 will take place at the same time. All trips will start and end at the congress venue Hotel Empire Riverside Hamburg.

Monday, 13 May 2013

10:00 - 17:00 Excursion 1 Past – Present – Future: Green Roof Techniques in Changing Times

Bus roundtrip: Hamburg Region – tour guide
10:00 - 17:00 Excursion 2
Urban Roofscapes – Recreation, Sports and Fun

Bus roundtrip: Hamburg Region – tour guide
19:30 - 22:00 Welcome Reception: Greetings Jutta Blankau Senator (BSU), August Forster President (BGL), Ilya Mochalov General Secretary (IFLA), Reimer Meier President (DDV), Roland Appl President (IGRA)

14 May 2013 – Lectures and Workshops – Agenda

Lectures – morning session

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 – morning

08:00 - 09:00 Registration, Refreshment, Exhibition
09:00 - 09:15 Welcoming Speech
09:15 - 10:30 Green Roofs – Quo Vadis Roland Appl (D): Green Roof Engineer; President of the International Green Roof Association (IGRA), Germany
  Green is the New Black Jakob Lange: Partner and Project Leader at BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), Denmark
10:30 - 11:15 Refreshments/Exhibition
11:15 - 13:00 Breathing Architecture Wong Mun Summ: Architect; Founding Director of WOHA , Singapore
  Urban Waterscapes – Rainwater in Urban Planning Prof. Herbert Dreiseitl: Landscape Architect; Atelier Dreiseitl; Germany, Singapore, China, USA
  Facade Greening – Construction and Vegetation Prof. Dr. Manfred Köhler: Landscape Architect; University of Applied Science Neubrandenburg, Germany
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Exhibition

 

Workshops – afternoon sessions

The practice-oriented workshops will see certified Green Roof experts, designers, landscape architects, landscape contractors, plant experts and delegates of municipal authorities sharing their knowledge and answering questions and queries. The workshops 1 and 2 are in parallel sessions, therefore only one workshop can be selected.

Workshop 1: "Green Roofs – Practical Experience"

This workshop will provide participants with a profound knowledge of planning and installing Green Roofs. Additionally, emphasis will be placed on the technical and ecological performance of Green Roofs and international guidelines and standards.

14:00 - 15:10 Planning and Installation of Green Roofs – Practical Experiences with Residential Housing and Public Parks (Mountain Dwellings, Rigsarkivet and Tivoli Congress Center) Per Malmos: Landscape Architect; Director P. Malmos A/S, Denmark
  Construction Site Management of Green Roof Projects – Coordination of the Trades Christian Gerstenkorn: Landscape Architect and Environmental Engineer; Director TWOWORKS, Germany
15:10 - 15:30 Panel Discussion
15:30 - 16:00 Refreshments/Exhibition
16:00 - 17:10 The Green Roof Systems Project – Key Findings of a 4 Year Industry-Academia Partnership (EU-Marie Curie Project: ZinCo GmbH Germany – University of Sheffield UK) Ralf Walker: Horticultural Engineer, Division Manager Research and Development ZinCo GmbH, Germany
  Technological and Ecological Performance of Green Roofs Dr. Christoph Maria Ravesloot: University of Applied Science Rotterdam, Netherlands
  A Vision for Roof Greening in the 21st Century Dieter Schenk: Managing Director;
ZinCo GmbH, Germany
17:10 - 17:30 Panel Discussion

 

Workshop 2: "Green Roof Policies: Urban Planning and Stormwater Management"

In cooperation with the HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) and the Ministry of Urban Development and Environment Hamburg (BSU). How can a 21st-century metropolis continue to grow in a sustainable and balanced way? This workshop will demonstrate the possibilities of Green Roofs as an urban planning tool based on national and international case studies.

14:00 - 15:45 The German Green Roof Policy Guideline – Content and Experiences Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Dickhaut: HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany
  The International Green Roof City Network – A New Platform to promote Green Roof Policies Amy Chomowicz: Ecoroof Manager; City of Portland USA and
Wolfgang Ansel: Director; International Green Roof Association (IGRA), Germany
  The Current Development of Green Roof Policies in:
  Linz Edmund Maurer: Urban Planning Department; Municipality of Linz, Austria
  London Dusty Gedge: Founder of Living Roofs.org; Great Britain
  Copenhagen Dorthe Rømø: Parks and Nature Department; City of Copenhagen, Denmark
  Chicago Michael Berkshire: Department of Housing and Economic Development; City of Chicago, USA
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshments/Exhibition
16:15 - 17:15 The Green Roof Strategy of Hamburg Dr. Hanna Bornholdt: Ministry of Urban Development and Environment Hamburg (BSU), Germany
Integration and Valuation of Green Roofs in Stormwater Management Plans Elke Kruse: Landscape Architect, HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany
Decentralized Stormwater Management in New Development Areas – a Case Study from Stuttgart Alfred Diem: Technical Engineer, diembaker GbR, Germany
17:15 - 17:30 Panel Discussion
19:30 - ca. 21:30 Get Together Harbour Tour Hamburg

15 May 2013 – Green Roof Architecture – Agenda

Green Roofs and Urban Development

08:00 - 09:00 Registration, Refreshment, Exhibition
09:00 - 10:30 Paradigm Change? A New Architecture for 2050 Martin Haas: Architect; haascookzemmrich/STUDIO 2050; Chairman German Sustainable Building Council, Germany
  Integrating Nature and Architecture: Toward Regenerative Design Peter Busby: Architect; Perkins + Will, Founder Canada Green Building Council, Canada, USA
  Building with Nature – Panel Discussion Martin Haas, Peter Busby, Roland Appl, Wong Mun Summ, Prof. Manfred Köhler and Heiner Baumgarten: (Director International Garden Show, Hamburg)
10:30 - 11:15 Refreshments/Exhibition
11:15 - 13:00 Intelligent Cities – On the Way Towards Sustainable, Efficient and Liveable Towns Martin Oldeland: Director; German Association of Environmental Management, Germany
  Contemporary Roof Gardens – The Sky is the Limit Wolfgang Ansel: Director; International Green Roof Association (IGRA), Germany
  Zuidpark Amsterdam – Europe´s largest Rooftop Farm Mattijs van Dalen: Gardener; Van der Tol, Netherlands
  Greetings Olaf Scholz: First Mayor of Hamburg
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch/Exhibition
14:00 - 15:45 Green Roofs in Russia Ilya Mochalov: Secretary General International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), Principal Ilya Mochalov and Partners, Russia
  Hym to Nature – Podlasie Opera Bialystok (Poland) Krystyna Ilmurzynska: Partner in Marek Budzyński Architekt company, Poland
  International Building Exhibition – Building the City Anew Gerti Theis: International Building Exhibition (IBA) Hamburg, Germany
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshments/Exhibition
16:15 - 17:15 City in a Garden – The Skyrise Greenery Experience of Singapore Oh Joelyn: Manager Skyrise Greenery, National Parks Board, Singapore

Yan Ling Lok (SGP): Manager Skyrise Greenery, National Parks Board
  Sustainable Shopping Malls with Green Roofs in Turkey – Shopping in a Green Environment Binnur Simsek: Onduline Avrasya A.S., Turkey
  What´s next with Green Roofs – Closing Session

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