Call for abstracts – University of Copenhagen

Call for abstracts

The submission was closed on June 15, 2017

The conference themes are related to emerging issues and future challenges of nature-based solutions and sustainable urban development.

We have proudly recieved proposals for presentations of research as well as of projects from practice on many aspects of the area of nature-based solutions and sustainable urban development. We are looking forward to interactions and critical discussions by a mix of researchers, decision-makers, planners, and practitioners during the conference.

Presentation will adress 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

The conference will be documented in a conference catalogue, made available online after the conference.

A selection of papers will appear in a special issue of the Journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.  Selected manuscripts will undergo the UFUG standard peer-review process.


During the conference, there will be a rich poster exhibition representing projects from all over the world, related to the above mentioned themes.

For the design of the poster please use the size: 840mm X 1188mm.
We recommend no more than approx. 400 words
Type size: Heading: i.e. Cambria, size 132. Other text, i.e. Calibri, size 44.
We can provide you InDesign poster templates if it may be of help to you.

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