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Border Green Infrastructure Forum I Materials

Ciudad Juárez, Chih. September 18 and 19, 2014

OBJECTIVE

To train officials of municipal governments, consultants and professionals who are interested in learning about the strategies, technologies and approach to green infrastructure, in order to apply these concepts to public and private sector urban infrastructure projects.

Agenda
  Presentations Downloadable Material

Welcome

Maria Elena Giner, BECC General Manager

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1 MB

Green Infrastructure and Its Benefits

Key Note Speaker: Claudia V. Hosch, Associate Director

Water Quality Protection Division, NPDES Permits and TMDLs Branch, US Environmental Protection Agency Region VI,Dallas, TX

Presented by: Doug Liden, USEPA Region 9, San Diego, CA

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
12 MB
Table 1: Green Infrastructure and Stormwater Management

Regenerative Rights-of-Way: Local Harvests and Enhancements in Our Community Commons

Brad S. Lancaster, Co-founder, Desert Harvesters, Tucson, AZ

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
17 MB

Experience of Strategies for Introducing Stormwater Management in La Paz, BCS

Samuel Brier Rose, Director and Co-founder Raíz de Fondo, Jardines y Educación, A.C., La Paz, BCS

Presentation Video
(Spanish)
PDF
6MB

The City of Tucson: Experience in Formalizing Regulations Related to Green Infrastructure

Irene Ogata, Urban Landscape Manager, Office of Integrated Planning, Tucson, AZ

Presentation Video 
(English)
PDF
6 MB

Comments to Table 1

Mario López Pérez, Engineering and Technical Normativity Manager, CONAGUA, México, DF

Video
(Spanish / English)
 

The 100 Resilient Cities Initiative

Aaron Spencer, Relationship Manager, 100 Resilient Cities, New York, NY

Presentation Video 
(English)
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5 MB
Table 2: Green Infrastructure and Air Quality

Air Pollution Removal by Green Infrastructure and i-tree Software

David Nowak, Project Leader/Research Forester, Urban Forest, Community Health and Environmental Quality, Syracuse, NY

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
5 MB

Pollutants Capture Capacity by Green Roofs: Heavy Metals and Hydrocarbons

Margarita Collazo Ortega, Compared Biology Dept., Sciences School, UNAM, Mexico, DF

Presentation Video 
(Spanish)
PDF
5 MB

Green Infrastructure, Urban Forest and Air Quality in Phoenix, AZ

Phil McNeely, Manager, Office of Environmental Programs, Phoenix, AZ

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
8 MB

Comments to Table 2

César Murillo Juárez, Chief of Staff, Subsecretaría de Gestión para la Protección Ambiental, SEMARNAT, México, DF

Video 
(English / Spanish)
 
Table 3: Green Infrastructure and Economic Development

Comparative Benefit-Cost and TBL Analyses of Green and Grey Infrastructure

Janet Clements, Senior Economist, Stratus Consulting, Boulder, CO

Presentation Video
(English)
PDF
1 MB

The Aguascalientes Green Line Project

Lucila Guerra Delgado, General Director of Strategic Planning for Social Prevention, Secretaría de Gobernación, Mexico, DF

Presentation Video 
(Spanish)
PDF
3 MB

Maximizing Cobenefits of Green Infrastructure Projects: The Case of the Green Belt of Valle de Aburrá, Colombia

Sergio Sánchez, Executive Director, Clean Air Institute, Washington, DC

Presentation Video
(Spanish)
PDF
28 MB

Comments to Table 3

Luis Madrazo Lajous, Head of the Development Bank Unit, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico, DF

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Green Infrastructure and Public and Community Health

Key Note Speaker: Nancy Wells

Associate Professor, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Video
(English)
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4 MB
Table 4: The Green Infrastructure Concept in the Mexican Context

Round Table

Moderator:
Mario Vazquez Valles
BECC Director of Environmental Programs Development

Panelists:
Jorge Cerqueda – Urban Development, Land and Housing, SEDATU, Mexico, DF

Vicente López – President - IMIP Ciudad Juarez

Hugo Venzor Arvizo – President, CANADEVI

Efrén Domínguez – President, CMIC

Fernando Reyna – ANEAS

Video 
(Spanish)
PDF
1 MB

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1 MB
Adjourn