The conference is targeted at the needs of public and private actors concerned with urban forest, green space and landscape management as well as professionals and researchers involved in urban planning, architecture and sustainable development. It will provide opportunities for practitioners, managers, scientists, researchers, professionals, public authorities and policy makers to share interdisciplinary experience and good practice.

Contribution to the conference theme
The abstracts should contribute to the conference theme and be dedicated to 1 conference topic (see topic list). It is possible to present scientific results (scientific oriented contribution) as well as practical results and experiences (practice oriented contribution). The organizers specially encourage practitioners to present their experiences at the conference and provide complementary information on projects, research and initiatives through integrated links into the abstract.

Important Dates:
Call for papers deadline extended to March 15th, 2017
Abstract Acceptance: 30 March 2017

Abstract submission period is closed

Requirements for abstracts:
Abstracts should contain 300 to 500 words, including the following:

Language: English.
Purpose: scientific or practice oriented contribution.
Topic: proposed session themes.
Form: oral or poster presentation preferred.
Presenter: each abstract must have a designated presenter.
Comments: list any comments if necessary, e.g. special scheduling requests.

All submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least two independent reviewers. The reviewers will consider (A) the clarity of the presented objectives, (B) the clarity and quality of the methods, (C) the clarity and quality of the results and conclusions and (D) its scientific or practical relevance to the themes of the conference.   
The scientific board will judge on the quality of the submissions and determine whether a work will be accepted as well as the presentation format (oral or poster presentation).