2019 Contemporary

Landscape Planting Forum

Forum Agenda



Time
Content
May 3rd, 2019
On-site registration (claiming the tickets, invoices, guidance, etc.)
May 4th, 2019
7:30-8:15
On-site registration
8:00-8:25
Claiming simultaneous interpretation equipment and entering the venue
8:30-8:45
8:45-8:55
8:55-9:25


Opening Ceremony (Guests speaking)
Group photograph

Introduction: Placing contemporary European and American planting design into the Chinese city  

(Professsor James Hitchmough) (including Brief intro from RHS)

9:25-10:50
Lecture 1: Landscapes in Landscape (The planting design of Piet Oudolf) (Dr. Piet Oudolf)
10:50-11:05
Coffee and tea break
11:05-12:30


Lecture 2: Planting design as a response to history, local culture, tradition and environment  

(Tom Stuart-Smith)

12:30-13:50
Lunch
13:50-15:15


Lecture 3: Pre-designed Mixed Perennial Plantings – New Ways to Green our Cities

(Professor Cassian Schmidt)

15:15-15:30
Coffee and tea break
15:30-16:55
Lecture 4: Grasses in the urban landscape, past, present and future (John Greenlee)
16:55-17:25
Roundtable Discussion
May 5th, 2019
8:30-9:00
Claiming simultaneous interpretation equipment and entering the venue
9:00-9:25


9:25-10:50


Introduction to the work of the RHS (Dr. Tim Upson, RHS Director of Horticulture)

Lecture 5: Ecological Memory: Plant Community Strategies for Adaptive, Evocative Urban Landscapes

(Thomas Rainer)

10:50-11:05
Coffee and tea break
11:05-12:30


Lecture 6: Adaptive Management: Creating a New Planting Culture around Process, Not Just Design

(Claudia West)

12:30-13:50
Lunch
13:50-15:15
Lecture 7: Close to nature; the wilder end of contemporary planting design (Professor James Hitchmough)
15:15-15:30
Coffee and tea break
15:30-16:00

Lecture 8: Putting it all together in the Chinese city; how to make this happen and work successfully?

(Dr. Ye Hang)

16:00-16:30
Roundtable Discussion