Keynotes lectures

Juan Manuel Palerm Salazar, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, UNISCAPE President

Living in the landscape: health as a project


David Miller, James Hutton Institute

Green Health - Contribution of green and open space in public health and wellbeing


Ben Wheeler, European Centre for Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter Medical School

Are natural environments really good for your health and wellbeing? What does the evidence say, and why do we need it?

Bas Pedroli, Land Use Planning Group, Wageningen University & Research

Healthy people need a sound relationship to landscape


Anne Tietjen, University of Copenhagen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Landscape Architecture and Planning

Welfare landscapes revisited: Legacy and possible futures of green open spaces in Danish post-war social housing estates


Magali Rogel, Direction Espaces Verts, Responsable du Pôle Aménagement des Paysages Urbains, Ville de Lyon

Lyon’s "green strategy", from urban planning to sustainable green spaces conception. 


Andrew C K Lee, Public Health, School of Health and Related Research, The University of Sheffield

The health benefits of urban green spaces


Andrea Sisti, President of the World Association of Agronomists, President of CONAF, member of the Committee for public green development of the Italian Ministry for the Environment 

Green and sustainability: professional challenges and opportunities


Margherita Ferrante, Director Responsible for Environmental and Food Hygiene Laboratories, Department G. F. Ingrassia, Catania University, Director Responsible for Hygiene Complex Operative Unit AOU Policlinico-V.E.

Environment and health promotion in urban areas

Srdan Matic, Coordinator, Policy and Governance for Health and Well-being, World Health Organization - Regional Office for Europe. European Centre for Environment and Health

Urban Green Space Interventions and Health, A review of impacts and effectiveness