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Dynamic, Metrics and Applications of Nature-Based Solutions


  • 日期2024年3月22日
  • 时间上午9:15 - 下午4:30
  • 地点香港盛泰道133号香港高等教育科技学院1号演讲厅


We are delighted to announce an upcoming seminar organised by the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management at THEi. The seminar, titled "Dynamic, Metrics and Applications of Nature-Based Solutions," is part of our seminar series on "Smart City with Nature-Based Solutions - Discovering Urban Forestry and Landscape Ecology."


This seminar aims to explore the crucial role of nature-based solutions in building sustainable and resilient smart cities. The seminar series will serve as a platform for interdisciplinary collaboration, focusing on data-driven solutions that integrate nature-based services into urban management. We will delve into innovative research spanning various academic disciplines and showcase exciting studies and initiatives in urban forestry and landscape ecology.


Here are the details of the seminar:

Title:               Dynamic, Metrics and Applications of Nature-Based Solutions
Date:              22 March 2024 (Friday)
Time:              9:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:       Lecture Theatre 1, THEi Chai Wan Campus, 133 Shing Tai Road, Hong Kong

The seminar is free, and all attendees will receive an e-certificate upon completing the program. To secure your spot, register now by clicking on the RSVP Link. As space is limited, we encourage you to register early.

We eagerly anticipate your presence at this seminar, where you will engage in insightful discussions and valuable networking.

Should you have questions or require further information, please contact us at or call 3890 8375.

We look forward to welcoming you to this enriching seminar!

Programme Rundown*


Registration & Networking


Opening Speech

Group Photo


Prof Raffaele LAFORTEZZA (University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy)


“Establishing nature-based solutions for the development of sustainable and healthy cities: the CLEARING HOUSE project”


Short Break


Prof Wendy Y CHEN (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China)


“Urban forests as Nature-based solutions: a comparison between China and Europe”


Panel discussion


Lunch Break


Prof TS Alex CHOW (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China)


“Forests to Faucets: Protecting Drinking Water Quality at the Sources”


Short Break


Prof Stephen LIVESLEY (University of Melbourne, Australia)


“Better understanding what our urban forest means to us through tree removal experiments”  


Panel discussion

1615 - 1630

Closing Remarks


End of Programme

*The programme may be subject to change without prior notice.

This seminar series is fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China under the Inter-Institutional Development Scheme (Project No.: UGC/IIDS25/M01/23).