Time: 22.1.2021 9.00-11.00
Place: Online webinar, link will be sent before the event

Green infrastructure solutions can support cities in reaching climate change adaptation and mitigation goals. If planned well, they ensure the quality and biodiversity of urban ecosystems and promote residents’ wellbeing. B.Green project aims at enabling early participation and consideration of green infrastructure solutions in urban planning by developing and testing solutions with the help of digital and virtual tools together with residents and experts in Helsinki and Tallinn.

Welcome to this morning webinar to hear more about local pilots in Kalasatama and Putukaväil, and how B.Green’s model for data-driven and participatory urban planning will support the pre-planning of multifunctional green infrastructure solutions. We’ll also discuss the possibilities of digital participation tools enabling wider participation in planning processes.

Programme 9.00-11.00

  • Welcome & introduction to B.Green project
    Silja Peltonen, Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki
  • Piloting in Helsinki: Kalasatama
    Lauri Lemmenlehti, Technical Expert, Forum Virium Helsinki
  • Piloting in Tallinn: Pollinator corridor
    Anu Leisner, Project Manager, City of Tallinn
  • Participatory approach for green infrastructure planning
    Heidi Tuhkanen, Senior Expert, SEI Tallinn Centre
  • Digital participation – Experiences from Augmented Urbans
    Päivi Keränen, Project Manager, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
  • Panel discussion: Digital participation tools
    Lauri Lemmenlehti, Forum Virium Helsinki; Anna Semjonova, City of Tallinn & Päivi Keränen, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
  • Q & A and closing the webinar

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B.Green – Baltic Green Urban Infrastructure Planning project is coordinated by Forum Virium Helsinki and partners are the City of Tallinn and Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre. The project is funded by Interreg Central Baltic Programme.

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Mette Hiltunen

Project Coordinator


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