Urban Rooftop Farm & Stormwater Management

ZinCo Earth Week Seminar 2019

Innovative Solutions to Current Urban Challenges

The Case for Roof Surface Areas:

An Answer to Stormwater Management and Urban Food Production Challenges?

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24th 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

WHERE: Toronto Botanical Gardens
777 Lawrence Avenue East, North York, Toronto, ON
M3C 1P2

Presenters:

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

Kyle Vander Linden - Program Manager, Integrated Water Management, at Credit Valley Conservation (CVC). His work at CVC over the last 10 years has focus on the implementation of low impact development and pollution prevention projects, development of LID guidance and training, and most recently, helping address the economic / cost barriers to LID implementation through property aggregation, cost optimization analysis, and stacked offsets.

URBAN ROOFTOP FARMING

Arlene Throness - Urban Farm Manager at Ryerson University. With the help of students, staff and faculty, Arlene has created an urban farm with more than 30 different crops and over 100 varieties.

INNOVATIVE ROOFTOP SOLUTIONS

Jelle Vonk - B. Sc., GRP, Business Manager, ZinCo Canada Inc.
Jeremy Wright - B. Comm., Business Development and Project Manager, ZinCo Canada Inc.

This seminar is approved for 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for OAA, OALA and RCI.

Information + Fee:

For more information, contact Jelle Vonk at jvonk@zinco.ca or (905) 690-1661. The fee for the Green Roof seminar is $75 and includes breakfast, coffee and lunch.

Who should attend:

Architects - Landscape Architects - Specifiers - Roof Consultants - Roof Contractors -Landscape Contractors - Engineers - Developers - Government