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MEET THE SPEAKERS

THE SPEAKERS

We are proud to announce the
line up below

Edith Hammer | Lund, Sweden

Associate senior lecturer | PhD | Lund University

Edith Hammer is a microbial ecologist interested in plant-microbe and microbe-soil interactions at Lund University. She has been intensively studying the mycorrhizal symbiosis, fungal interactions with biochar and soil aggregation processes.

Helen Basson | Monaco, France

Co-Founder | Scape Design

My passion is the history and culture of landscape, the relationship of humans and nature in the past, present and future.

Thomas Doxiadis | Greece

Principal | doxiadis+

Thomas Doxiadis, ASLA, B.A. MArch, MLA Harvard University, is an internationally recognized Greek Architect and Landscape Architect. In 1999 he founded doxiadis+

Nigel Dunnet | Sheffield, UK

Professor of Planting Design and Urban Horticulture | University of Sheffield

Nigel Dunnett is Professor of Planting Design and Urban Horticulture in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield, and is one of the world’s leading voices on innovative approaches to planting design.

Olivier Filippi | France

Plantsman | Pépinière Filippi

Olivier Filippi and his wife Clara run a specialist nursery, located in the South of France, dedicated to drought tolerant plants. Olivier and Clara started their research in the 1980s and since then have travelled

Mona Holmberg | Gothenburg, Sweden

Holmberg & Strindberg Trädgårdskonsulter AB

1979-2000: Worked at Gothenburg Botanical Garden Collecting tours for seeds and plants: New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, China, Europe.

Peter Korn | Sweden

Plantsman | Klinta Trädgård

Ever since he started growing plants, Peter has tried to understand what it is that makes a plant establish in the specific place where it occurs in the wild

Jane Schul | Copenhagen, Denmark

Landscape architect | Schul Landskabsarkitekter

Landscape architect from the university of Copenhagen, specializing in plant use as a practitioner, writer and teacher. Own office since 1998.

Kenton Seth | Fruita, CO, USA

Garden Builder | Paintbrush Gardens, LLC

Known as “the crevice garden guy,” he is currently exploring the full breadth of possibilities of rock garden design by trying new things in public and private gardens

Lauren Springer | Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Horticulturist and Designer | Gardens on Spring Creek + self-employed designer

Lauren Springer has designed public plantings at Denver Botanic Gardens and the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins,