Webinar: Innovation for future-proof cities

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This summer, a number of cities have seen some of the most devastating floods of this century, leaving destroyed infrastructure and loss of life in their wake. These occurrences will only increase due to the climate crisis. Unfortunately, most of our cities are not yet prepared to withstand these disastrous effects of climate change.

Date: Tuesday 12 October 2021 | Time: 13.00-14.00 CET | Ticket: FREE

Free webinar

To help the right parties take the right measures at the right time, Sempergreen Academy is organising a free webinar on this very topic: Innovation for future-proof cities - effective climate adaptation strategies to counter urban flooding. The webinar will be held in English.

Who this webinar is for

Everyone who is interested in this topic is welcome to join the free webinar. Especially local politicians, city planners, project developers and architects can benefit from the knowledge that is shared during this session, as these professionals have an immense impact on the process of making Europe’s cities more climate adaptive.

What will be discussed

In this webinar, Roosmarijn Knol, meteorologist at Infoplaza will highlight the causes of the rising problem of flooding in European cities. Followed by Dr. Anna Zakrisson, Vice President of European Affairs for Green Roof Diagnostics, who will present scientific solutions that can be implemented in, for example, sustainable city planning and climate adaptive architecture.

The speakers will be assisted by Stephan Beerends, Director Sempergreen Trade. At the end of the webinar there will be time for questions and discussions.

The speakers

Roosmarijn Knol, Meteorologist at Infoplaza   Anna Zakrisson, Vice President of the European Affairs for Green Roof Diagnostics   Stephan Beerends, Director Sempergreen Trade
From left to right: Roosmarijn Knol, Dr. Anna Zakrisson, Stephan Beerends.