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Conference “Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use”

When: 24.10.2017, at 08:30 - 26.10.17 18:00
Place: Tallinn University

As part of the Presidency of the Estonian Republic of the Council of the European Union, a flagship conference Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use” will be organized by the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and the University of Tallinn. The conference will be held in Tallinn from 24 to 26 October 2017.

The conference will address nature-targeted innovation actions involving all societal actors. It will host leading scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs from around the world who will share their experience on how nature-based innovation and eco-innovative technologies can be implemented in many areas of life.

High-level speakers such as Siim Kiisler (Minister of the Environment of Estonia), Stewart Maginnis (IUCN), Hans Bruyninckx (EEA), Patrick Child (European Commission), Marjolein Helder (Plant-e; EIC), Lena Ek (Södra) and David Zetland (Leiden University College) have already confirmed their participation and will address how to increase the use of NBS in Europe and globally.

Additional information is available here