A specialized event of educational and experiential content, aimed
at public space professionals and urban parks

*Susceptible to change

Keynote Speakers

The most recognized players in our industry worldwide

These speakers will share their professional experiences with all attendees. The most attractive topics and success stories and best practices will be unveiled at the Keynote Conferences.

Dror Benshetrit


Supernature Labs

Miami, United States

Cecilia Vaca Jones


Bernard Van Leer Foundation

Ecuador, Ecuador

Leticia Lozano

Co-founder & Director

MACIA Estudio Architect

Mexico City, Mexico

Kristine Stratton

President and CEO

National Recreation and Park Association

Portland, United States

Amanda O Rourke

Executive Director

8 80 Cities

Toronto, Canada

Jennifer De Melo

Senior Strategist


San Francisco, United States

Lorena Guillé-Laris


FEMSA Foundation

Mexico City, Mexico

Luis Donaldo Colosio Riojas


Monterrey Municipality

Monterrey, Mexico

Fran Bergua

Head of the Urban Ecology and Circular Economy Department

Zaragoza City Council

Zaragoza, Spain

Maarten Loeffen


Royal Association Stadswerk The Netherlands

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Luis Romahn


World Urban Parks

Merida, Mexico

Anupam Yog


The Big Sit

Singapore, Singapore

Manuela Lemos Peña

Research Coordinator of the General Directorate of Urban Anthropology

City of Buenos Aires Government

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Livia Alen

Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer


Federal District, Brazil

Martín Andrade

Executive Director

Corporación Ciudades

Santiago, Chile

Miguel Treviño


San Pedro Garza Garcia Municipality

San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

Educational Sessions

More than 40 educational sessions with great national and international speakers

They will be the designated time for learning and training. Based on their area of specialization and topic of interest, the attendee will be able to select 1 of the 4 simultaneous educational sessions in which to participate.

- Check days and times of the sessions in our Final Program.

Laurel Carlton

Project Manager, Parks Canada

Ottawa, Canada

Joel Eliud Gonzalez Lomas

Project Manager, Gobierno de Monterrey

Monterrey, Mexico

Diego Magaña Rodriguez

Sustainable Urban Development, GIZ Mexico

Mexico City, México

Alvaro Garcia Resta

Secretary of Urban Development, City of Buenos Aires Government

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fiona Morrison

Director Open Space, Department of Planning and Environment

Sydney, Australia

Jean-Marie Rogel

Master Plan project Manager, Metropole de Lyon

Lyon, France

Itziar de Luisa

Executive President, ZEDEC Santa Fe Neighborhood Association

Mexico City, Mexico

Julia Bresee

Manager, Parks Canada

Ottawa, Canada

Erin Lee

Founder, Mindful Moments

Singapur, Singapur

Tim Geyer

Service Manager, Urban Landscapes at Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council

Goulburn, Australia

Lina Ojeda-Revah

Professor and Researcher, The College of the North Border

Tijuana, Mexico

Richard O’Byrne

Director, Richard O’Byrne Community Environment Planning

Melbourne, Australia

Anthea Dee

Community Health Coordinator, Parks Victoria

Melbourne, Australia

Akiko Shintsubo

Founder, Yukashita Tsuchikaze

Kyoto, Japan

José Giacoia Neto

International Business Manager for Latinoamerica, Rain Bird

Tucson, United States

Hamish Coates

Manager Future Design, The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

Melbourne, Australia

Miguel Mendoza

Director, Nomada Urban Studio

Juarez City, Mexico

Jonathan Cha

Conseiller Principal en Aménagement, Société du parc Jean-Drapeau

Montreal, Canada

Gabriela Muñoz Melendez

Professor and Researcher, The College of the North Border

Tijuana, Mexico

Lucia Corral

Director, Urbaneria

La Paz, Mexico

Santiago Nicolas Lovecchio

Participation Coordinator of the General Directorate of Urban Anthropology, Secretariat of Urban Development

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rodrigo Goes

Project Coordinator, Semeia Institute

São Paulo, Brazil

German Enriquez

Executive Director, San Pedro Parques

Monterrey, Mexico

Eduardo Santillan

Manager of Research Projects, GIZ Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

Florencia Garza Gonzalez

CEO Founder , Nature Based Studio

Monterrey, Mexico

Carl McClean

International Development Manager, The Green Flag Award

London, United Kingdom

Jorge Garcia

Nursery Garden Manager, Private

Saltillo, Mexico

Amber Smith

Accessibility and Inclusion Coordinator, Parks Victoria

Melbourne, Australia

Thomas Perez-Vitoria

Deputy Head of the Urban Ecology Agency, City of Paris

Paris, France

K. S. Jayachandran

Special Secretary (Environment & Forests), Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi

New Delhi, India

Carolin Hoffmann

Technical Advisor, GIZ Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

Alejo Ciliberto

General Director of Registry of Works and Cadastre, Government of the City of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Javier Leal

Department Head, IMPLANG

San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

Bishop Ngobeli

Conservation Manager, Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Boksburg, South Africa

Stephen Wolter

Executive Director, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands

Bloomington, United States

Alejandra Becerra

National Program Manager for the Improvement of Urban Parks, Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile

Santiago, Chile

Scott Martin

Administrator, Chattanooga’s Department of Parks & Outdoors

Tennessee, United States

Fabian Petit

Regional Head of International Sales, Proludic

Turs, France

Auribel Villa Avendano

CiClim Advisor, GIZ Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

Gary Daudlin

Cemeteries Management Lead, City of Calgary

Calgary, Canada

Ana Lorena Gonzalez Morales

DistritoTec Manager, Tecnologico de Monterrey

Monterrey, México

Cleark Villatoro

Administrator, Cuscatlán Park and Bicentenario Park

San Salvador, El Salvador

Nancy Goldenberg

President & CEO, Laurel Hill Cemetery

Philadelphia, United States

Phil Oster

Urban Forest Specialist, Auckland Council

Auckland, New Zealand

Masamichi Tamura

Co-Chair, World Urban Parks Ageing Wellbeing & Parks Committee

Tokyo, Japan

Andrea Fuentes

National Responsible for the Urban Parks Construction Program, Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile

Coyhaique, Chile

Brenton Grear

Director, Green Adelaide at Department for Environment and Water

Adelaide, Australia

Maria Guadalupe Garibay Chavez

Research Professor, Universidad de Guadalajara

Guadalajara, Mexico

Sheryn Pitman

Project Lead Adelaide National Park City, Green Adelaide

Adelaide, Australia

Takuo Nagai

Structural Engineer , The University of Shiga Prefecture

Hikone, Japan

Ramya Khare

Fellow, Green Delhi Fellowship Program, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi

New Delhi, India

Phil Berczuk

Director, Steer Group

London, UK

Andrea Lafond

CEO, Meewasin Valley Authority

Ottawa, Canada

Tamaki Hosobuchi

Director, BankArt 1929

Yokohama, Japan

Jose Nuñez

Project Operation, Appropriate Green Spaces Project

Culiacan, Mexico

Clare Johnston

Park Management Planner, Parks Victoria

Melbourne, Australia

Lilia Haua

Director, Pro Bosque de Chapultepec Trust

Mexico City, Mexico

Tania Jaime de la Torre

Dispatch Manager, Leon Metropolitan Ecological Park

Leon, Mexico

Fritz Bayong Momha

Director, Landscape Architect and Engineer, Balaz Studio - Cameroonian Landscape Engineers Association (CALEA)

Douala, Cameroon

Mayu Ferrufino

Executive Director, FUNDAPARC

San Salvador, El Salvador

Roman Castañeda Vazquez

Head of the Environmental Protection and Climate Change Unit, Government of San Nicolas de los Garza

San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico

Maria Zachariades

Co-chair, Older Adults, Wellbeing and Parks Committee

Edinburg, Scotland

Nestor Acosta

Project Coordinator, Nomada Urban Studio

Juarez City, Mexico

Daiana Zamler

Leader of Research Project, CONICET-Universidad Abierta Interamericana (UAI)

Rosario, Argentina

Ariel Gonzalez

Assistant with Specialization in the Environmental Field, Municipal Planning Institute Los Cabos

Los Cabos, Mexico

Jesus Hernandez

Project Coordinator, Appropriate Green Spaces Project

Culiacan, Mexico

Gavin White

Director of Planning and Projects , Riverlife

Pittsburgh, United States

Anibal Del Olmo

General Director of Urban Anthropology, City of Buenos Aires Government

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Daniel Errazuriz Fantoni

Head of Urban Parks Unit, Ministry of Housing and Urbanism

Santiago, Chile


The + 15 workshops will be held on November 14 and 15.

Meet the national and international professionals who will teach the great curricular and experiential workshops.

Leticia Lozano

Co-founder and Director, MACIA Estudio

Michelle Escobar

Consultant, Parques de Mexico Consulting

Lízbeth Zumárraga

Project Manager, Parques de Mexico Consulting

María Isabel Velázquez

CEO, Parques de Mexico Consulting

Jayne Miller

Founder & CEO, Jayne Miller Consulting

Ana María Barberena

Founder and CEO, Parque Arte

Conrado González Barajas

Ecosystem Management Coordinator, San Pedro Parques

María Fernanda Gandara Gil

Strategic Development Coordinator, San Pedro Parques

Melissa Fuentes Zuñiga

Liaison, San Pedro Parques

Cecilia Vázquez Benítez

Liaison Coordinator, San Pedro Parques

Maricela Garza Peña

Visitor Service Coordinator, San Pedro Parques

Maria Andrea Laura Lozano Tamayo

Programming Coordinator, San Pedro Parques

Germán A. Enriquez Flores

Director, San Pedro Parques

Javier Leal

Department Head, IMPLANG

Luis Alvarez

Founder and Director, Hola Vecino

Lorena Vázquez Ordaz

Executive Director, Chipinque Ecological Park A.B.P.

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