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Green Cities – Green Industries. Magdeburg

“Green Cities – Green Industries. Magdeburg” will take place on 25th – 26th November 2014 in Magdeburg, Germany. This year’s conference will focus on the theme “Green Jobs”. The International Magdeburg Forum believes that cities play a part in the causes of global climate change; they can and must make a significant contribution to solving the problems.

Keynote speakers will include;

  • Mr. Dr. Lutz Trümper, Mayor of the capital city Magdeburg „Review 2013“
  • Mr. Hartmut Möllring, Minister of economy and science of the federal state Saxony-Anhalt
  • Ms. Barbara Hendricks, Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety of the Federal Republic of Germany (tbc)
  • Mr. Christian Ude, Former mayor of Munich (1993 – 2014) (tbc)

This international forum will address a number of topics including;

  • Greening Jobs – vocational education for sustainable development in urban areas
  • Green skills for Green jobs in urban area
  • International standards of green cities – useful or more appearance than substance?
  • Intelligent greening constructions – technologies, legal requirements and innovation
  • Energy revolution in urban area – livability and sustainability

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For more information about the conference programme click here.