6th ICON LA International Conference

Green Infrastructure: from global to local
St. Petersburg (Russia), Uppsala and Stockholm (Sweden)
11 ‐15 June 2012
Details regarding the conference are available on the conference webpage http://www.icon-la.org 

Dear participant,

You are very welcome to our joint conference in St. Petersburg and Uppsala. We are expecting a participation of many good professionals from all around the globe.

There will be 6 subthemes in the conference: Green Infrastructure in different scales; Green Heritage; Green-Blue infrastructures; Built structure-Green infrastructure and their interactions; Green infrastructures: ecosystem services; The link between green and social infrastructure; Transportation and green infrastructures.

The scientific output will be in the form of a peer-reviewed conference abstract proceedings (will be completed before the conference) and a special issue in one of the peer reviewed publications (Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, Landscape and Ecological Engineering or Nordic Architectural Research etc.) after the conference.  Editors of these scientific journals will be invited to the conference.

The conference will consist of total 5 days: two days of conference presentations and a technical excursion in St. Petersburg, one day on the train St. Petersburg-Helsinki plus boat-ferry between Helsinki and Stockholm and two days of conference presentations and technical excursions in Stockholm and Uppsala.

The keynote speakers are world leading academics and practitioners: Martha Schwartz (USA, UK), one of the leading world’s landscape architects, Professor Nancy Rottle from the University of Washington, USA; Professor Stephan Pauleit from Munich Technical University, Germany, Dr.  Larisa Kanunnikova, the Main Landscape Architect of St. Petersburg, Professors Clas Florgård, world specialist in indigenous vegetation and Per G Berg, DG Environment (EU) expert for the European Green Capital Award from SLU, Sweden. 

Abstracts
The due date is 1st of March (please see on our website the abstracts and posters requirements)

Conference fee
The registration fee is 300 Euro for 5 days which includes coffee breaks, lunches, ticket to the Allegro train (St. Petersburg to Helsinki), the ferry trip with one meal (From Helsinki to Stockholm), excursion buses in Uppsala and St. Petersburg and a copy of the conference proceedings.

Please register on the conference website and use your registration number for further steps such as payments, accommodation and visa’s arrangements