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Call for Paper – Panacea Green Infrastructure?


The international conference addresses the multiple functions of green infrastructure in the sustainable transformation of cities. It aims to critically reflect the planning and implementation of green infrastructure in cities and regions across Europe. Particular attention is paid to the long-term management of green infrastructure against the background of recent economic trends in spatial development on the one hand, and new approaches of participation and empowerment on the other. Thus, the conference aims to introduce the concept of green infrastructure into political debates based on a critical review of conceptual discussions as well as planning practice.

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the International Conference "Panacea Green Infrastructure? Multidimensional Contributions to Competitive and Livable Metropolitan Regions in Europe" on February 16th/17th, 2017, Essen, Germany.

Session 1: Social and Health Dimensions of Green Infrastructure

Session 2: Economic Dimensions of Green Infrastructure

Session 3: Ecological Dimensions of Green Infrastructure

Session 4: Governance Dimensions of Green Infrastructure

Deadline for abstracts: October 24th, 2016

Abstract acceptance notification: November 7th, 2016

Abstract submission requirements
The abstract (maximum 300 words) must be submitted until October 24th, 2016.

Please send your abstract to

More detailed information can be found in the Call for Papers attached.

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Dr. Tanja Ernst | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

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