Program | WGIC Bangalore 2018

Program

We’re happy to bring to you a diverse, and rich Congress this year, on rethinking sustainability, and best practices in sustainable infrastructure. The World Green Infrastructure Congress 2018, organized in Bengaluru, offers a line-up of leading expert speakers, trainings, interactive workshops, strategic networking sessions and world- class excursions of some of Bengaluru's best green projects. Read further below, to know more about the details of the Congress.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Congress!

Conference Schedule




Day1

4th June 2018
  • Sustainable Buildings: Greening Cities
  • Policies, Funding/ Incentives for Green Build around the world
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • Biodiversity & Parks
  • Sustainable Architecture-Best Practices
  • Green Infrastructure: Innovations and Research
  • Gala Cocktail Dinner

Day2

5th June 2018
  • Green Roofs & Walls
  • Sustainable Architecture - Best Practices
  • Rain Water Harvesting - Advanced Watershed Irrigation
  • Urban Agriculture - Best Practices
  • Future Green Cities
  • Green Infrastructure: Innovation and Research
  • Rain Water Harvesting-Advanced Watershed Irrigation
  • Urban Agriculture - Best Practices
  • Green Infrastructure Honorarium
  • Gala Cocktail Dinner

Day3

6th June 2018
Technical Excursions

07:00 AM

Team leaves Lalit Ashok

Locations Covered

Brigade Metropolis

Total Environment

13:30 PM-14:30 PM

Lunch

Locations Covered

Lalbagh

Cubbon Park

Bangalore Palace

7:00 PM

Return to Lalit Ashok


Chief Guest

MJAIN

MAHENDRA JAIN

IAS
URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT & MANAGING DIRECTOR

BENGALURU METRO

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

President World Green Infrastructure Network

Manfred Kohler

He is the president of World Green Infrastructure Network. Manfred Kohler studied in the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. He completed his Diploma Degree in 1981 and completed his Ph.D. on the eco-effects of living wall systems.

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French botanist

Patrick Blanc

Also called as the Green Man, he's the modern innovator of Vertical Gardening. A French botanist, working at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, where he specializes in plants from tropical forests. He is the modern innovator of the green wall. In 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Architect

Dhiru Thadani

An architect and urbanist who has been in practice since 1980 and has worked in Asia, Europe, North and Central America. He has been involved in the design of new developments, urban retrofits, neighborhood revitalization, and infill densification. A five-time recipient of the CNU Charter Award and recipient of the 2011 Seaside Prize.

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President World Green Infrastructure Network

Steven Peck

Founder and president of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the North American green roof and wall industry association. Since 1996, he has worked to advance the green roof and wall industry by facilitating research and demonstration projects; organizing conferences and workshops; writing articles and building institutional capacity.

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President World Green Infrastructure Network

V Suresh

V Suresh is a Civil Engineer from Anna University (College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai) with over 53 years experience in Housing, Urban Development, Infrastructure and Real Estate Sectors and Sustainable Development

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Jeffrey Bruce

Jeffrey Bruce

Mr. Bruce is author of the “Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites” seminar series for GRHC and ASIC.He was one of the first accredited Green Roof Professionals (GRP) in North America and is a founding member of the Sports Turf Committee for the National Interscholastic Association of Athletic Administrators.

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Conference Speakers

Founding Director and Principal Arborist ArborCulture Pte Ltd

Rick Thomas

Founding Director and Principal Arborist

ArborCulture , Singapore

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World Green Infrastructure Network Board Member

Matthew Dillon

President

Green Roofs Australasia & eVP WGIN

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World Green Infrastructure Network Board Member

Aslan Jonoubi

President

IGIN, (Iranian Green Infrastructure Network)

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Akash

Akash Solaraju

Associate AIA, COA , CEO

Akasa Atelier

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School of Architecture & urban design

Andres Ibanez

Professor

School Of Architecture And Urban Design
National University Of Colombia

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Uttarakhand Decentralised Watershed Development Project

C Chandrasekaran

Team Leader,M&E

Uttarakhand Decentralised Watershed Development Project


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Reliance Industries

Raosaheb Borgude

Senior General Manager

Reliance Industries, Horticulture department


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Mahatma Phule (Krishi Vidyapeeth) Agricultural University, Rahuri

Sunil D. Gorantiwar

Professor and HOD

Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
Mahatma Phule (Krishi Vidyapeeth) Agricultural University, Rahuri

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Urban Designer and Landscape Designer

Maria Boey

Planner
Architect
Urban Designer
Landscape Designer

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Nisha Mathew Ghosh

Founder

Mathew and Ghosh sustainable Creationcare Foundation

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The Horticultural College and Research Institute (HC&RI)

Dr. C. SUBESH R KUMAR

Assistant Professor

The Horticultural College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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YAOKAIQIAM

Dr. H.P. SUMANGALA

Scientist (Sr.Scale)

Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore

New Delhi Municipal Council

Isabel De Felipe

Professor

Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM).

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Horticulture and Community Gardening Division

Ms NUR FAEZAH M SANIF

Deputy Director, Skyrise Greenery

Horticulture and Community Gardening Division
National Parks Board (Singapore)

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President of Polish Green Roofs Association

Marta Weber-Siwirska

President of Polish Green Roofs Association

Assistant Professor at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland

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The Concise desines, Landscape Architecture Planning Studio

Kishore N

Principal

The Concise desines, Landscape Architecture Planning Studio

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President Of PRONATUR

Prof. Dr JULIAN BRIZ

Emeritus Professor

President of PRONATUR

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Biome Environmental Solutions

Chitra. K. Vishwanath

Managing Director

Biome Environmental Solutions

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Biome Environmental Solutions

Dr. SHIRISH S. NAIK

Managing Director

Naik Environmental Engineers

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SEED  Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Kshitij Amodekar

Head - Sustainability & Climate Change

SEED Engineering Consultants

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FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. (Environment Architecture Research Technology Housing)

Yatin Pandya

Principal Architect

FOOTPRINTS E.A.R.T.H. (Environment Architecture Research Technology Housing)

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ELT India

Pradeep Barpande

Owner

ELT India

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Green Dream Foundation

Ashish Sachdeva

Founder

Green Dream Foundation

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Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Dr M. Jagadeesh

Deputy Director of Horticulture

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

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Green Dream Foundation

Ulrike Grau

Professor

Chapingo University, Mexico

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Mohan Rao

Mohan Rao

Principal Designer and Partner

Integrated Design

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Chandra Mohan Reddy

Chandra Mohan Reddy

Managing Director

Andhra Pradesh Urban Greening and Beautification Corporation

Shivakumar

A.R. Shivakumar

Principal Scientific Officer

Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology
Indian Institute of Science

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Wien

François Lassalle

Sopranature R&D manager

Vertical Green Systems

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ROBERT FERNANDES

ROBERT FERNANDES

Landscape Horticulturist

Raheja

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Ramesh Rao

Ramesh Rao

Senior Area Manager – Landscape and AG India, Sub-Continent and South East Asia

Rain Bird Products and Services

Ramesh Rao

David Brasfield

Architect / building engineer
Urban planning

NFGI Acting Chair

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Infosys Limited, Bangalore, India

Punit H Desai

Regional Head - Infrastructure

Infosys Limited, Bangalore, India

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Terra Nostra

Masahiro Taguchi

PLA, SITES AP, ASLA
SENIOR ASSOCIATE

EDSA Inc.

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ashok

Mr. Ashok Kumar Gautam

Director

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YAOKAIQIAM

Yao Kaiqian

R & D Engineer

China Construction Group

Daniel

Daniel Kaiser

Hochschule Neubrandenburg

University of Applied Science

Danial

Daniel Johnson

Research Assistant

ESCP Europe Business School, Berlin

Henry

Henry Kuppen

CEO/ European Tree Technician

Terra Nostra

Parul University

Disha Bhatt

Asst.Professor

Parul University

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