DETAILED PROGRAMME - Interactive Parallel Sessions SLOT 2
Session 5 -
Main Lecture Hall
Psychological effects of nature and biodiversity on human health and wellbeing
(Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany)
Dörte Martens, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany: Nature experience areas providing biodiversity and childrens’ quality of life – compatible or contradictory aims?
Jens Kolbe, Technische Universität Berlin: The Greener, the Happier? The Effects of Urban Land Use on Residential Well-Being.
Liqing Zhang, National University of Singapore: A Conceptual Framework to Better Understand the Dose-Response Relationships between Urban Green Spaces and Health
Barbara Livoreil, Foundation for Research on Biodiversity, France (FRB): An assessment from EKLIPSE: What types of nature and characteristics of green and blue spaces significantly impact mental health and well-being?
Session 6 - Seminar Room 3.01/ 3.03
Allergenic plants and vector borne diseases – Relevance to human health in a changing climate
(University of Leipzig, Germany)
Vladimir Kendrovski, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health: European WHO operational framework on climate change, health and vector-borne diseases
Astrid Kleber, Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Food and Forestry of the Rhineland Palatinate, Germany: Assessment of health risks from allergenic plants, animals and vector borne diseases in Rhineland-Palatinate under climate change conditions.
Boris Schröder-Esselbach, Technische Universität Brauschweig: Ticks and the city
Stefan Schindler, Environment Agency, Austria: Alien species and human health impacts: Evidence syntheses and the role of climate change
Session 7 - Seminar Room 3.05/ 3.07
Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and their role in fostering health and socio-environmental equity
(German Centre of Integrative Biodiversity Research – iDiv)
Conor Kretsch, COHAB (Co-operation On Health and Biodiversity) Initiative, Ireland: Far beyond resilience: Response, relief and recovery in a changing climate
Minka Aduse-Poku, University of Cologne: Potential of Green (Ivy-) Walls With Respect To Temperature-Impact, CO2-Assimilation, Reduction of Fine Dust And Of Nitrous Oxides (NOx)
Chris Skelly, Public Health Dorset and University of Southampton: Urban green space interventions: can the science of microbiomes be used to write a global prevention at scale prescription?
Tatiana Minayeva, Wetlands International: Peatland restoration as a vital means for prevention of peat fires
Planning and managing urban green spaces for health and biodiversity in a changing climate – Concepts, experiences, practice
(Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Petra Schneider, University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg: Bioclimatic Risk Assessment as Base for Resilient Urban Climate Adaptation Strategies: Case Study for the City of Chemnitz, Germany
Rebecca Jefferson, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB): Biodiversity, human health and climate change at the RSPB
Roberts, University of Leeds: The influence of park features on park satisfaction in a multi-ethnic, deprived urban area
WEDNESDAY (28 June 2017) AFTERNOON SESSIONS (14:30 – 16:30)
SESSION 5 - Psychological effects of nature and biodiversity on human health and well-being
Chair: Dörte Martens (Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany)
1. What are the psychological effects of urban and rural nature on human health and well-being?
2. How can we assess these changes and develop indicators and guidance for management and planning?
3. What nature-based solutions for climate change adaption can foster positive psychological health effects?
SESSION 6 - Allergenic plants and vector borne diseases – relevance to human health in a changing climate
Chair: Regina Treudler (University of Leipzig, Germany)
1. What are the effects of climate change on allergenic species and vector borne diseases?
2. How can the clinical and socio-economic effects of altered allergenic species and (re) appearance of vector borne diseases in Europe be measured?
3. How can epidemiological and self-reported health studies or other approaches inform management?
SESSION 7 - Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and their role in fostering health and socio-environmental equity
Chair: Melissa Marselle (German Centre of Integrative Biodiversity Research - iDiv, Germany)
1. What is the evidence that nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation can foster human health and/or environmental justice?
2. How do existing case studies/projects measure the impact of nature-based solutions on health and/or environmental justice?
3. How can nature-based solutions be integrated into overarching municipal goals and strategies?
SESSION 8 - Planning and managing urban green spaces for health and biodiversity in a changing climate – Concepts, experiences, practice
Chair: Stefan Heiland (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
1. How can health promotion be integrated into instruments of nature conservation and environmental planning (landscape planning, environmental assessments, management plans of nature reserves) in an urban context?
2. Which sectors and actors from administrations and civil society have to be involved into health-related planning processes and decisions? Which experiences exist so far?
3. Supporting biodiversity, health and climate change mitigation and adaptation: Which conflicts and synergies have to be considered? How could conflicts be minimized and synergies created?