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Call for abstracts

The conference themes are related to emerging issues and future challenges of nature-based solutions and sustainable urban development. The conference aims for interactions and critical discussions by a mix of researchers, decision-makers, planners, and practitioners.

We welcome proposals for presentations of research as well as of projects from practice on any aspect of the broad area of nature-based solutions and sustainable urban development.

Presentation might address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Urban Green Infrastructure Planning and Governance
  • Urban Ecosystem Services and UGI Multifunctionality
  • Integrated Valuation and the Green Economy
  • Biocultural Diversity and Cultural Ecosystem Services
  • Environmental justice and Social inclusion
  • Examples from practice and Innovative solutions or perspectives for connecting people and nature

We expect the publication of a selection of papers in a special session of the Journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.  Selected manuscripts will undergo the UFUG standard peer-review process.

Posters: We also welcome presentation of posters. Please send your poster proposal to for evaluation.
Abstracts that are not chosen for presentations will be offered a poster session at the conference.

Presenters of abstracts and posters are offered a reduced conference fee (see registration).

Submit your abstract - max 1750 characters. Submission deadline: May 15, 2017.

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