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The Agenda, Speakers Page & Trailer Now Online for the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2011

The World Wide Web. - August 29, 2011 - We’ve just released our very impressive international speaker line-up for the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2011 held online on September 27th & 28th, 2011.

Over 50 speakers from around the world are joining us in the Virtual Summit including architects, ecologists, landscape architects, engineers, educators, industry CEOs, product manufacturers and suppliers, botanists, non-profit directors, government officials and representatives from the state of New York, cities of Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; and the Bronx.

Our Keynote Speakers are thinkers, designers, trend setters, eco-luminaries:

“Imagine a world of green:  What are we doing to create organic architecture?”

Here are just a few more of the illustrious speakers we have in store for you:

Rosemarie S. Andolino, USA: The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner will present "CDA Leads the Way for Incorporating Green Roof Space in an Airport Environment."  
     
Dr. Patrick Blanc, France: The renown botanist and creator of Le Mur Végétal will present "The Vertical Garden - from Nature to Cities" with an exclusive interview by Linda Velazquez.  
     
Dr. Nigel Dunnett, UK: The Director of the Green Roof Centre and University of Sheffield Professor will present "Sky Meadows: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Diverse Green Roof Plantings."  
     
Paul Kephart, USA: The President of Rana Creek and ecological designer will present "Large-Scale Applications of Living Architecture."  
     
Xianmin Wang, China: The Deputy Chief of the Vertical Greening Academic Group of China Green Building Council; Vice Chairman of the International Rooftop Landscaping Association will present "The Current Situation and Future of Green Roofs in China."  

Here's just one of seven expert panel sessions:

"Biodiversity and Green Roofs."

Watch:
Our very informative and fun Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2011 Trailer:

"There are a couple of great reasons this event is important. First, it represents greenroofs.com taking their leadership to the next level of in bringing people, ideas, and information together. It’s quite logical after all. Greenroofs.com has been aggregating news sources, inviting guest columnists and editors to their site, and participating in many various green roof forums for more than a decade. The ‘logical’ next step is to get information out in more dynamic ways, with online interactions between presenters and attendees. " ~ John Shepley

See:
The Agenda and Speakers page for all of the outstanding participants! It’s the social media event of the year - a community destination that will allow you to connect with everyone in our growing community!

When?
September 27 & 28, 2011, and on demand for 30 days afterwards, through October 28.

Pre-Registration Early Bird Rate
Ends on September 9, 2011.

The early bird rate is only $49 (or less, see below) for both days plus the 30 archived on-demand days afterwards for over 30 presentations and panel sessions.  In addition, you'll be automatically entered into the drawing to win the first of two Apple iPad2's that we'll be giving away.

Cost

  • Regular Registration Fee of $99, or only $49 for Early Bird Pre-Registrations and allied  organization/professional association members and government constituents.

  • $25 for government professionals and students/faculty.

  • Free to accredited media - contact us at virtual@greenroofs.com to find out how you can hang out in the Media Room to meet, chat and blog about the event

The drawing for the first Apple iPad2 for early bird registrants will be announced on September 10, 2011 on the Sky Gardens Blog.

See you online!

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Since 1999, Greenroofs.com has been the international greenroof industry's resource and online information portal.  We inform, promote and inspire through the interchange of ideas, projects, news, videos, events, research, people, company and community updates and marketing opportunities; exclusives include the Sky Gardens ~ where cool green meets lofty blue Blog, Contributing Editor Columns, and Guest Features.  Greenroofs.com is the publisher of the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database, The Greenroof Directory, greenroofs.tv, Greenroofs of the World™ 12-Month Wall Calendar, and the Sky Gardens ~ Greenroofs of the World™ WebTV series.  Visit us at www.greenroofs.com.


For more information:

Aramis M. Velazquez
Greenroofs.com, LLC.
(888) 477-1326
media@greenroofs.com

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