Living in the Anthropocene Forum - Forest Medicine & Biophilia

22.03.2019 09:00 - 23.03.2019 17:30
Categorie: Sanità, Ambiente
Visite: 206


Nature represents an essential element for human life with implications for physical and psychological well-being, child development, social inclusion and cohesion, crime and public safety, and economic development. This Forum explores how connection with nature in its various forms, from direct contact to virtual reality and the inclusion of nature in architecture and urban planning contributes to well-being and sustainable living. The Forum will present and discuss cutting edge research and practice as well as avenues for future development.

The Forum features Dr. Qing Li, the world’s foremost expert in forest medicine. Dr. Li is medical doctor at Nippon Medical School in Tokyo, Japan and author of Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness,which has been published in over 20 languages. He has been a visiting fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine and is a founding member and chairman of the Japanese Society for Forest Medicine, a leading member of the Task Force of Forests and Human Health, and the vice president and secretary general of the International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine.

Other speakers include:

Dr. Chia-Pin Yu, National Taiwan University

Dr. Bjørn Grinde, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Mr. Alex Gesse, Instituto de Baños de Bosque (IBB), Barcelona, Spain and European Forest Therapy Institute (EFTI)

Dr. Laura Mancini, Istituto Superiore di Sanità

Dr. Maurilio Cipparone, ReteDNA/Consorzio Universitario CURSA

Mr. Claudio Bordi, Risorse per Rome S.p.A.

Mr. Jooyoon Kim, WELL Faculty, University College London

Prof. Ettore Maria Mazzola, University of Notre Dame, Rome Global Gateway

Ms. Sara Dahlsten, Embassy of Sweden in Rome

Dr. Antonio Caperna, International Society of Biourbanism

Ms. Patrizia Laplana Bigott, International WELL Building Institute/ASLA Green Solutions

Prof. Gian Piero Joime, University Guglielmo Marconi

Mr. Lorenzo Bannerman, President of the European Parking Association

Ms. Milvia Monachesi, Mayor, City of Castel Gandolfo

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