Technical Nature-based Solutions: urban stories of widening roll-out


5 December 2019, 14:00 - 15:00


Technical Nature-based Solutions: urban stories of widening roll-out

UrbanByNature – The Connecting Nature project's Global Programme for Urban Nature Pioneers invites all interested persons to its next webinar on “Technical Nature-based Solutions: urban stories of widening roll-out.”

This webinar, which will take place from 14:00-15:00 CET or 10:00-11:00 Brasília Time, will proceed to 'STEP 5 | IMPLEMENT' of the UrbanByNature integrated management approach. Representatives from cities, research and SMEs from Europe and Brazil will share their experiences and insights on how to apply and roll-out technical nature-based solutions in cities. Key elements for technical NBS design and implementation will be highlighted and various examples will be shared.

In this webinar, you will hear from:

  • Stuart Connop, Senior Research Fellow, Sustainability Research Institute, University of East London (UK)
  • Rania Sermpezi, GIS Technical Project Officer, H2020 Connecting Nature
  • Sven-Oliver Knabe, Market Development Manager, Helix Pflanzen
  • Cristiano Budreckas, Agronomist, Hidrodinamica Ambiental, Brazil

The webinar will be moderated by Daniela Rizzi (ICLEI Europe) and Sophia Picarelli (ICLEI South America).

In this webinar, you will hear about:

  • The diversity of types of NBS and critical aspects that influence technical design decisions
  • Developing a database to inform technical design
  • Examples of technical solution innovation from SMEs
  • Examples of how solutions are scalable and provide for multifunctional benefits
  • Examples of how local biodiversity is supported by solution design

Stay tuned – an agenda will be shared soon.

To register for the webinar, click here and enter the requested details. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join.

If you have any questions, please contact: daniela.rizzi@iclei.org (ICLEI Europe) or sophia.picarelli@iclei.org (ICLEI South America).


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