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Urban Future Global Conference

22 - 24 May 2019

Oslo, Norway

Join #Cities4Forests at #UFGC19 with #CityChangers.
You can register through the Urban Future Global Conference website.

PLENARY

Scott Francisco
Pilot Projects

WHEN

Day 1 – May 22
16.00-17.30

WHERE

The Hub H2

The City-Forest Nexus: Building with wood as a climate change alliance. From skyscrapers to pot-scrapers, wood is seen as the most viable material for making a sustainable built environment. What are the best practices and potentials for linking urban wood to the world’s forests and the people who steward them.

SESSION

Todd Gartner
World Resources Institute

WHEN

Day 2 – May 23
9.00-10.30

WHERE

DOGA D1

Nature-based solutions for sustaining water resources. Sharing innovative and unique practices from Cities4Forests founding cities, including how to prioritize action on nature-based solutions to attract finance and investment, to address key enabling conditions, and to monitor and communicate results to residents and decision-makers.

WORKSHOP

Scott Francisco
Pilot Projects

WHEN

Day 2 – May 23
11.00-12.30

WHERE

The Hub H7

The Cities4Forests Workshop brings together city policy, urban development and forests around the wood-city-forest nexus: how to link “wood urbanism” to forest conservation and climate goals, while harnessing the power of urban consumption to benefit global forests, including forest carbon credits, wood procurement case studies and forest risk commodities.

Scott Francisco
Pilot Projects

When

Day 1 – May 22
16.00-17.30

Where

The Hub H2

The City-Forest Nexus: Building with wood as a climate change alliance. From skyscrapers to pot-scrapers, wood is seen as the most viable material for making a sustainable built environment. What are the best practices and potentials for linking urban wood to the world’s forests and the people who steward them.

Todd Gartner
World Resources Institute

When

Day 2 – May 23
9.00-10.30

Where

DOGA D1

Nature-based solutions for sustaining water resources. Sharing innovative and unique practices from Cities4Forests founding cities, including how to prioritize action on nature-based solutions to attract finance and investment, to address key enabling conditions, and to monitor and communicate results to residents and decision-makers.

Scott Francisco
Pilot Projects

When

Day 2 – May 23
11.00-12.30

Where

The Hub H7

The Cities4Forests Workshop brings together city policy, urban development and forests around the wood-city-forest nexus: how to link “wood urbanism” to forest conservation and climate goals, while harnessing the power of urban consumption to benefit global forests, including forest carbon credits, wood procurement case studies and forest risk commodities.

Note: Cities4Forests is not the conference organizer.