Green Infrastructure & Water Management in Growing Metropolitan Areas
Purpose of Conference: To engage researchers, engineers, planners, government policy makers, and other stakeholders in developing options and solutions that result in wider implementation of green infrastructure practices to manage stormwater in our growing metropolitan regions.
1. Defining the range of benefits of green infrastructure practices;
2. Identifying barriers to implementing these practices;
3. Evaluating options and opportunities for funding, financing and valuing green infrastructure; and
4. Developing practical actions that government, communities and others can take to promote greater implementation of green infrastructure to address urban stormwater .