Event #1 - Landscaping Cities and management of urban natural areas

2017, March 27 - 31 | Montpellier, France

This first event is organized by Orchis Ingénierie in Montpellier, France, from the 27th to the 31st of March 2017.

This is the launching program of the project. It focus mainly on green spaces management and implementation techniques, but also on specific points about alternative landscaping and functionnalities such as green and blue belts, green roofs, local water management and vegetation engineering…

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Information about Erasmus+ Registration

PROGRESS is project granted under the European ERASMUS+ Program. Each partner country organizes a training session in their city. For that, each partner orgnaization gets a budget to send people (professional as well as students) to programs organized by each partner country. That means that travel and participation expenses are 100% covered. Places are limited for each partner organization. Persons engaged witihin the Erasmus+ program have to attend the full 5 days training.

Before registering, please make sure you are eligible to it.

Thank you for approaching the partner structures of your country by contacting it directly.

If you like to come by your own, please apply from the standard registration above. Entry to this event is free for student. Anyway you will have to cover you travel and loge expenses.

MONDAY, 27 | OPENING

 

13h00 – 14h00 | Welcome

14h00 – 16h00 | Presentation of the Project (Orchis Ingénierie and Partners)

  • Presentation of the whole project : the context, the project, the objectives and the desired impacts on beneficiaries
  • Presentation of Orchis Ingénierie and the Partners
  • Detailed Program from Orchis and Partners
  • Presentation of the program of the week and the speakers

16h00 – 17h30 | Participatory Forum and Professional Exchanges (Animated by DIFED)

  • Meetings and exchanges from urban green spaces structures and stakeholders
  • Exhibitions of projects and inititatives
  • Participatory elaboration of the thread of the seminar

17h30 – 18h30 | Cocktail

TUESDAY, 28 | LANDSCAPING IN URBAN SPACES

A multidisciplinary, transversal and multi-actor approach to urban landscaping

13h00 – 14h00 | Welcome

09h30 – 12h00 | Conferences

  • Role and benefits of urban green spaces (Fabienne Gorce, présidente de l’Unep Occitanie, et Christophe Verducci, vice-président de l’Unep Occitanie
    UNEP –  LES ENTREPRISES DU PAYSAGE)
  • Managing green and natural spaces in cities (P. Lafforgue, HORTIS)

12h00 – 13h30 | Lunch

13h30 – 17h00 | Conferences – debates

WENESDAY, 29 | THE CHALLENGES OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT (1/2)

Crossed approaches on the main typologies of landscaping and their functionalities

09h00 – 09h30 | Welcome

09h30 – 12h00 | Participatory workshops

  1. Plant Engineering : Water Management and Urban Planning in the Mediterranean Area (W. Fettig, Orchis Ingénierie)
  2. The Blue and Green Belts (J. Amsallem, IRSTEA)
  3. Green roofs (M. Lacaille, Adivet)

12h00 – 12h30 | Restitutions

12h30 – 14h00 | Lunch

14h00 – 17h00 | Case studies

THURSDAY, 30 | THE CHALLENGES OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT (2/2)

Crossed approaches on the main typologies of landscaping and their functionalities 09h00 – 09h30 | Welcome 09h30 – 12h00 | Participatory workshops

  1. City and ecological innovation (A.Neagu, Datcha)
  2. Natural spaces in the city: biodiversity and urban wasteland (T. Suisse, Ecologistes de l’Euzière)
  3. Urban Oasis and fresh Islets (S. Girault, Oasis Citadines)

12h00 – 12h30 | Restitutions

12h30 – 14h00 | Lunch

14h00 – 17h00 | Case studies

FRIDAY, 31 | PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION IN GREEN SPACES

The professional integration environment: its actors, its financial resources, its accompanying structures, the legal framework and the political context.

09h00 – 09h30 | Welcome

09h30 – 12h00 | Conferences (Yves Bailleux Moreau, president of la fédération des entreprises d’insertion occitanie)

1 – Framework and specificities of the IAE

  • The founding principles and evolution of the framework (legal framework, statutes, financing …)
  • The social project of the IAE structure and its values
  • The stages of the insertion process: references and practices

2 – Exchanges of practices in the green spaces sector

  • Presentation of SIAE projects in the green spaces sector
  • Exchanges with participants (practices, expectations)

12h00 – 13h00 | Review of the Event (Orchis and Partners)

13h00 – 14h00 | Closing Cocktail

*Under Reserve

INFORMATIONS

Permanent exhibitions

Ecosec / Terracoopa / Oasis Citadines / Enercoop / Orchis Ingénierie / Harmonie Entreprise

Food Trucks available (±10€)

Entry Fees : 20€ TTC, Free for students, learners+ (limited)

For any request or specific information

Mail to: contact@progress-project.eu

Phone to: +33 (0)4 67 61 80 66

VENUE

Venue

Pôle Réalis, 710 rue Favre de Saint Castor, 34080 Montpellier

GPS: Latitude: 43.620266 | Longitude: 3.8236

Motorway access: Easy access, close to the A750 motorway exit.

Access tramway: Line 3 of the Tram stop “Celleneuve” (5 minutes on foot)

Bus access: Lines 25, 34, 117, 301, 302, 303, 305

Pôle Réalis

SUPPORTs and Partners

This event and this program are the sole responsibility of its authors and the Commission is not responsible for the use that may be made of the information contained therein.

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