This year's Conference will focus on NbS celebrating co-creation, inclusion, sustainability and beauty with discussions on Biodiversity Net Gain and the New European Bauhaus.
Ten speakers from Ireland and UK will present case studies and their in-depth knowledge on each topic with discussions at the end of each session.
Manchán Magan, author
Theme 1: NbS - celebrating co-creation, inclusion, sustainability & beauty
Nicola Matthews, National Contact Point for New European Bauhaus
Anthony McGuigan, The Paul Hogarth Company (The Connswater Greenway Project)
Michele Bryans, Chief Executive, East Belfast Partnership (The Connswater Greenway Project)
Kevin Loftus, founding director at ACT (The Ripple Project)
Róisín Byrne, Nature-based Landscape Architect (The Ripple Project)
Theme 2: Net gain for nature? Prove it!
Dr Stuart Connop, Associate Professor in Sustainability, SRI, University of East London
John Little, Grass Roof Company, Horndon-on-the-hill, England
Pat Roberts, Principle Ecologist, MKO Ireland
Gillian Dick, Manager of Spatial Planning, Glasgow City Council will MC the event.
The Irish Landscape Institute is the professional body representing Landscape Architects in Ireland, governed by a Constitution and a Code of Professional Conduct. ILI is a registered member of EFLA (European Foundation for Landscape Architecture), World Urban Parks and IFLA Europe (International Federation of Landscape Architects in Europe).