10 - 13 september 2013
The conference will be a mixture of plenary sessions, presentations, site visits and social experiences that connect children with nature.
Copenhagen and Malmö have nurtured the tradition of adventure playgrounds and school gardens for decades.
Adventure and nature playgrounds
School gardens and green school grounds
Forest and outdoor preschools
Education for Sustainable Development
Marine environment exploration
And several other nature-based initiatives for children in the Copenhagen and Malmö region
Nordic actions and international research focusing on the importance of connecting children with nature, including:
This is the perfect opportunity to meet others from around the world who are working with or seeking inspiration for activities that bring children closer to nature.
During the conference the City Hall Square in Copenhagen will be transformed into a nature and adventure playground that will stay active and develope throughout the conference.
Among the conference speakers you will find:
- Tim Gill (UK)
- Catharine Ward Thompson (UK)
- Helle Nebelong (DK)
- Marc Veekamp (NL)
- Märit Jansson (SE)
- Olav B. Lysklett (NO)
- Theresa Schilhab (DK)