2016 ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS HORTiS and World Urban Parks Europe Region

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2016 ANNUAL EUROPEAN CONGRESS HORTiS and World Urban Parks Europe Region will take place in the heart of Albi, a Unesco World Heritage site, that marked its universal
recognition. We wanted to invite you to a professional event in an
unique setting, to offer you the opportunity to make an unforgettable encounter of heritage. In 2016, the annual conference of Hortis takes an European dimension partnering World Urban Parks.

Our congress will take place in the heart of Albi, a Unesco World Heritage site, that marked its universal recognition. We wanted to invite you to a professional event in an unique setting, to offer you the opportunity to make an unforgettable encounter of heritage. Green heritage and green infrastructure: evolution or revolution in society?
The city’s heritage of parks and natural spaces will have a greater social, cultural, environmental and economic importance. How will these spaces evolve to meet the expectations of different European populations in the twenty-first century? In 2016, the annual conference of Hortis takes an European dimension partnering World Urban Parks. For 80 years, Hortis, managers of natural spaces in the city, is in France the voice of parks and natural areas in the city to improve the quality of life of all inhabitants. World Urban Parks champions urban park outcomes for city liveability, place-making, conservation and access – connecting and supporting diverse memberships across the international urban parks, open space and recreation community and allied sectors.In Albi, from the 5th to the 7thof October 2016, near 300 participants, professionals, experts and elected officials, are expected from around the world to share their vision of the evolution of green and natural spaces in the city, in all their dimensions.We count on your commitment to share your knowledge and experience and collaborate in this collective evolution.
For more information please visit http://events.hortis.fr/infos.php/?lang=en
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WUP-Hortis Congress Program