13 November 2012 — GreenRoofs Australasia will hold a national conference, Greening Cities, at The Melbourne Law Function Centre from 28 November to 1 December. The ‘Greening Cities” Conference themes have been chosen to reflect the diverse range of disciplines involved in the design, implementation and monitoring/maintenance of green roofs and walls.  This year there will be a focus on the Australian experience to showcase how international models of green roofs and walls have been adapted for Australian conditions; demonstrated by case studies and research. International speakers include Lawrence Reed – landscape architect, USA, Ed Snodgrass – Nurseryman president and founder of Emory Knoll Farms, USA, John Loomis – landscape architect, USA and Professor Jeremy Lundholm – plant ecologist, Canada. Australian speakers are Warwick Savvas, Mark Paul and Graeme Hopkins. Details: www.greenroofconferences.com