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10 April 2017

Jim McClelland chair of EUGIC 2017 BUDAPEST

We are pleased to announce that Jim McClelland, a Sustainable Futurist with over 20 years’ experience of business and media in the corporate, property and built environment sectors, will chair the 2nd European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference in Budapest on 29-30 November this year. 

Jim McClelland pursues a portfolio career of consultancy roles, plus professional editorial, journalism and events commitments.

As a journalist and media commentator, Jim regularly has work featured in supplements for The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers, specialising in Sustainability matters and writing on topics such as ‘Smart Cities’ and the ‘Future of Construction’. Found on Twitter as @SustMeme, Jim has been ranked as one of the top 30 bloggers on Sustainability worldwide and included in Debrett’s ‘People of Today’, which celebrates individuals who are positively influencing Great Britain and inspiring others through their achievements and leadership.

EUGIC 2017 Budapest brings together leaders in urban green infrastructure to share nature-based solutions for resilient 21st century cities. We expect over 300 participants from across the built environment sector – planners and policy makers, ecologists, architects and landscape architects, engineers, developers and investors, constructors and facilities managers. We will explore how urban centres across Europe and beyond are addressing climate change and biodiversity loss, managing water, air quality and energy, and designing for health and wellbeing by working with nature.

Tickets are on sale now! We have an Early Bird discount price for all the participants that register for the event by May 31.

EUGIC 2017 Budapest is organised in partnership with Livingroofs.org, supported by the European Union and hosted by the City of Budapest.