Benefits for Students

Benefits for Students

What's in it for me?

You are invited to join leading innovators and pioneers, engineers and planners, policy makers and administrators, professionals and business people, environmentalists and developers, as well as artists and designers, and together to rebuild and bring balance to the urban ecosystem.

There are number of reasons why you should attend Ecocity World Summit 2022.

Be it to network with peers, present your own research, get practical advice, or just stay on top of current research and innovation trends, the benefits of attending the Summit are galore:

• Hear the best ideas and latest solutions to urban and sustainability challenges
• Give your career a competitive edge as you build your network among international experts in the field.
• Get on the radar of potential funders and collaborators
• Get invaluable advice and inspiration about what to expect post-graduation
• Connect with other students and prospective future research collaborators
• Interact with leaders in the profession and learn about professional trends

Take advantage of the special reduced registration rates for early career professionals and non-PHD students.

Key Sessions for Students - Do Not Miss

Join the sessions below to learn about the best ideas and latest solutions to urban and sustainability challenges. Give your career a competitive edge as you build your network among international experts in the field.

Day 1

“From artificial scarify to natural abundance”

10:30 AM

Speaker: Russel Galt 

“Connecting the ResilientCity, Biodiversity and AgriCity”

10:30 AM

Speaker: Rob Roggema

“Climate KIC, Nature Based Solutions and innovation in EU cities”

1:00 PM

Speaker: Julian Swinkels

“New nature and housing with sustainable agriculture”

3:00 PM

Speaker: Natuurlijk Nederland

Day 2

“Opening session”

8:30 AM

Speaker: Arnold Molenaar, Rotterdam Chief Resilience Officer

“Ecocity Digital Twins and the Localized Ecocity Model” and “Planning for Synergies”

10:30 AM

Speakers: Kirstin Miller and Nico Tillie

Day 3

“Nature based solutions in urban environments”

8:30 AM

Speakers: Martina Otto and Kobie Brand

"Urban Ecology"

9:30 AM

Speaker: TBA

“Social-ecological inclusive urbanism”

11:30 AM

Speaker: TBA

“Biobased materials and products, energy and food”

2:00 PM

Speaker: TBA

“Nature-based solution to urban design and resilient urban development”

4:00 PM

Speaker: TBA

“Climate and territorial planning”

6:00 PM

Speaker: Ronan Dantec

“Ecocities in Evolution”

6:00 PM

Speaker: Richard Register

Day 4

“Indigenous thinking”

8:30 AM

Speakers: Tyson Unkaporta

“Food-energy-water-space nexus and measuring/circular economy”

9:30 AM

Speakers: TBA

“Biking and Walking – Covid 19 response and equity”

11:30 AM

Speakers: TBA

“Green infrastructure and urban forestry”

2:00 PM

Speakers: TBA

“Resilient communities, clean air, nature inclusiveness”

4:00 PM

Speakers: TBA

“Ecosystem restoration”

6:00 PM

Speakers: Willem Ferwerda

CLICK HERE to view the full programme.