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Symposium: Experimental Ecosystem Accounting for Greater Oslo


7 September, 2016, 08.30 – 16.00
Oslo Research Park

The symposium is organized by the URBAN-EEA project, which demonstrates synergies between experimental ecosystem accounting (EEA) for the national system of economic and environmental accounts (SEEA), and municipal level mapping of urban ecosystems and their services to the population.

Open meeting, please CONFIRM PARTICIPATION to david.barton@nina.no

08:30-09:00    Registration & Welcome
09:00-09:20    Oslos Municipal Plan to 2030 – challenges and opportunities for blue green infrastructure. Rasmus Reinvang, Oslo City Council Secretary for Urban Development
09:20-09:40    The Challenge of planning Greater Oslo, Karl-Otto Ellefsen, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
09:40-10:00    Discussion (chair: Per Arild Garnåsjordet, Statistics Norway)
10:00-10:30    Break
10:30-11:00    Experimental ecosystem accounting (EEA) – an introduction, Carl Obst, Director IDEEA
11:00-11:30    Ecosystem accounting for decision-support in the Netherlands , Prof. Lars Hein, Wageningen University
11:30-12:30    Lunch
12:30-13:00    Mapping ecosystem services for regional planning in Finland. Leena Kopperoinen, Senior Researcher, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
13:00-13:30    Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystem Services for urban planning. Grazia Zulian, MAES Urban Pilot Project – EC Joint Research Centre (JRC)
14:00-14:30    Break
14:30-15:00    Ecosystem accounting in environmental governance, Prof. Arild Vatn, NMBU
15:00-15:30    Objectives of the Urban EEA Project, David N. Barton (NINA)
15:30-16:00    Discussion (chair: Per Arild Garnåsjordet, Statistics Norway)