CIRIA - Call for papers: World Green Roof Congress 2010

CIRIA - Call for papers: World Green Roof Congress 2010

WGRC London 2010 - Green roofs for a changing climate

After a highly successful Congress in 2008, CIRIA, in partnership with is delivering the 2010 World Green Roofs Congress (WGRC). This unique exhibition and conference held in the heart of London will showcase green roofs and their contribution to sustainability and climate change adaptation.

The Congress committee are looking for papers, presentations and case studies that illustrate the delivery of green roofs and green walls as providing a diverse range of benefits, from innovative design and aesthetics to socio-economical benefits.

Key dates

Submission of abstract by authors, Friday 26 February 2010
Notification of acceptance, Friday 19 March 2010
Submission of full paper, Friday 2 July 2010

The Congress is keen to have papers and presentations that cover the themes listed below.

1. International green roof case studies
2. British green roof case studies
3. Policy and regulations for green roofs
4. Up on the roof – urban agriculture, amenity and place making
5. Planting and growing media for green roofs
6. Biodiversity benefits
7. Water management benefits
8. Green roofs and climate change adaptation
9. Retrofitting green roofs
10. Delivery of green roofs

For any questions about the topics or require further information, visit: or email Dusty Gedge (, Charles Perkin ( or call CIRIA on +44 (0)20 7549 3300

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