Day 1: Building Back Better with Nature - 29th June 2021

Welcome - the Nature-based economy in Poland and Europe

NBE Strategy for Poznan - Agnieszka Osipiuk

Research on Nature-Based Enterprises - Esmee Kooijman

Communities of Practice:

Workshop 2 - Water Management: Success stories between NBEs and the public sector 

Alenka Mubi Zalaznik, Limnos

Mercedes Pérez Villalón CEO, GCMP

Workshop 3  - Sustainable Agriculture & Food Chain: Investing in the future of food through NBS

Alexander Paterson (GlasgowCity Council)

Marcelline Bonneau, (Resilia Solutions)

Workshop 4  - Cultural and Creative Sector: Exploring the connections between Cultural and Creative Sectors and Nature Based Solutions. Co łączy kulturę i sektor kreatywny z naturą?

Municipal Beach

Kontener Art

Poznań Design Festiwal

Pracownia Boruja

Workshop 6 -  Sustainable Forestry: valuing forests as solutions

Colm O’Driscoll (Etifor | Valuing Nature)

Alex Pra (Etifor | Valuing Nature and FSC ES expert)

Jacopo Giacomoni (WOWnature®)

Workshop 9 -  Urban Landscapes: Nature-based solutions: A systemic approach towards urban landscape - from disrupting towards harmony

Patrick Mc Cabe, Founder-director of REDscape Landscape and Urbanism

Nataša Atanasova, Assoc. Prof. at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Damjan Marušić, Director & Head of Development at DIPSTOR Ltd

Workshop 10 - Sustainable Tourism: Boosting Biodiversity via Sustainable Accommodation

Ally Dragozet, CEO Sea Going Green

Pascal Lesimanuaja, Sales & Marketing Manager, Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam

Louis Thompson, CEO, Nomadic Resorts

Policy Dialogue: Realising the potential of the nature-based economy

Aurélie Tailleur, ADEME, French Environment Agency

Pitch your nature–based enterprise!


Plant party

Cream estudio

Day 2: Growing the Nature-Based Economy 30th June 2021

Horizon Europe Brokerage Event – Funding Calls for Nature-Based Solutions

Tiago Freitas, Policy Officer NBS, European Commission

Dr Emma Siddall, Research Office, Trinity College Dublin

Capacity Building Sessions:

Session 4 - Powerful evidence for nature-based solutions: identifying opportunities for NBS impact assessment

David Tomé Lourido, University of A Coruña

Iwona Zwierzchowska, AMU

Antonio Prieto, City of A Coruña

Mamuka Gvilava, GeoGraphic

Shushanik Asmaryan, CENS

Gillian Dick and Rania Sermpezi, Glasgow City Council 

Session 6 - Turning Over a New Leaf: Using Arts-Based Approaches to transform Nature-Based Solutions

Sarajevo Process

Eleni Makkelidou (Nicosia)

EM|Path Launch

Session 7 - Zysk i odpowiedzialność – zachowanie równowagi w gospodarce opartej na przyrodzie/ Profit and responsibility - striking the right balance in the nature-based economy

Pitch your nature–based enterprise!


Social Climate



Viridian Logic