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WGIC 2018 – A Learner’s Paradise

Are you one of those who love to learn new concepts, ideas, get your hands dirty, and grow with the process?

Do you aspire to learn from the experts, how to grow, and specialize in environmentally conducive technologies?


Caixaforum Madrid Green Wall by Patrick Blanc. Image Sourced from pinterest.com

 

Do you wish to be a part of a learning journey that transforms architects, developers, and academics alike, into becoming experts in Green Infrastructure, and Greening Technology?


Then it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say, World Green Infrastructure Congress 2018 (WGIC 2018, in short), is the perfect fit for you. The Biggest Academic Conference happening this June, in Bengaluru, WGIC 2018 is a perfect platform to learn and propel your personal careers, and organizations to even greater heights!


Here’s a few reasons why it is the best investment of your time and money, you would be making this year:


1) Patrick Blanc to be the Keynote Speaker

Known as ‘The Green Man’ amongst his friends, Patrick Blanc is no stranger to those who are from the fields of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, and Urban Planning. He is widely regarded as the pioneering creator of Vertical Gardens, Patrick Blanc.


 

Vertical Garden by Patrick Blanc. © materialicious.com Article Link

 

 

And his fame is not limited to the field of architecture, but originally stems from his work in Botany, in France, and across the tropical countries of the world.


He has even discovered a new plant, which was named after him, in his honor – Begonia blancii.


Begonia blancii on a shaded rock, plain green form and mottled form with red anthocyanic undersurface,
El Nido, Palawan, Philippines ©Patrick Blanc

 

Creator of hundreds of urban garden walls around the world, as a way of restoring natural diversity in our cities, Patrick Blanc, is going to be the Keynote Speaker at the Congress.


Read more about him here.

2) A Learner’s Paradise

With a rich plethora of Talks, Training Workshops, Discussions, Presentations, Exhibitors, Technical Excursions, Evening Receptions, and Gala Dinner, planned into its Agenda, WGIC 2018 promises to be one significant platform for learning. If you are a student, or you are trying to expand your capabilities, WGIC 2018 is a perfect platform to learn, add skills, and expand your know-how!


Read more about Green Roof © soil.org

From International Green Roof Certification through workshops, on ground exposure to various Green Infrastructure Projects across the cities, to face to face interaction with leading experts across the world, in Green Infrastructure, a serious professional or student cannot afford to miss this learner’s paradise!


3) Dhiru Thadani, Mariah Boey, Steven Peck and many more on the Speakers’ list

A man who imagined a city, Dhiru Thadani, Architect & Urbanist from New York; the brain behind Singapore’s beautiful Landscape Architecture, Mariah Boey; and Steven Peck, Founder and president of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the North American green roof and wall industry association, are just a few of the world’s brightest minds on the expansive list of the WGIC’s Speakers, this year.

Dhiru Thadani self-portrait caricature ©Dhiru Thadani

Marina One, Singapore’s Landscape Architecture, at its finest! Read more in this blog. ©worldlandscapearchitect.com



Begin your learning already, with the array of information we have provided about why Bengaluru is the perfect venue, opportunities to network and grow your career, and the significance of WGIC 2018 within the context of reimagining Urban Settlements for a Sustainable future.

WGIC 2018 also offers discounts on the tickets, to students. Find out more about participation details, and student discounts here.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the WGIC 2018!