ILI Biennial Conference 2023

Nature-based Solutions | leadership in nature restoration and climate resilience

09:30-16:00 Friday 24th November in the FitzGerald Debating Chamber, Student Centre, University College Dublin

Organised by the Irish Landscape Institute for Landscape Architects, Civil Engineers, Ecologists, Architects, Urban Planners, Environmental Engineers, City Managers, Community Groups, Artists, Nature-based Enterprises, Transport Planners, Heritage Consultants, you...


08:30 Registration will open to allow for early parking. Teas & coffees served.

09:30 Introduction to the themes for the conference.

10:00 Introductory speaker: local author

10:30 Theme 1: NbS - celebrating co-creation, inclusion, sustainability & beauty

  • Case Study: Connswater Greenway, Belfast City
  • New European Bauhaus: the impact for Irish towns and cities - Case Study: The Ripple Project, Ballina, County Mayo

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Theme 2: Net gain for nature? Prove it!

  • Case Study: collaborative work between ecologists and landscape architects
  • Monitoring Net Gain for Nature: demystified

Please Note: All presentations will include a Q + A session plus an opportunity for delegate discussion.

16:00 Finish

More details on the agenda will be published soon.

Running in parallel onsite with the conference will be the: 

  • Exhibition | Nature-based Solutions: Designs for Ballina - created by participants of the joint ILI and Connecting Nature Enterprise Platform CPD programme 2023
UCD and Horizon Nua logo.

Horizon Nua was a partner on the Horizon 2020-funded Connecting Nature project (2017-2022) which developed the Connecting Nature Framework, an integrated process for planning, delivery and management of nature-based solutions at scale. As an expert in finance, business and governance models for NBS and a leader in supporting and raising awareness of the potential of the nature-based economy through the Connecting Nature Enterprise Platform, Horizon Nua is involved in numerous European-funded innovation actions supporting NBS and nature-based entrepreneurship.  With access to a wide network of international experts in the field of NBS, The new European Bauhaus and the nature-positive economy, Horizon Nua is delighted to be a support partner of the ILI's Annual Conference.

Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
ILI/LINI/LI Members €65,00
ILI/LINI/LI Members - online attendance €39,00
Non-member €95,00
Non-member - online attendance €57,00
Student €25,00
Student - online attendance €15,00
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