I Global Summit
Science, Nature and Health

March 29-30, 2023
Practical Application of Scientific Evidence
The Diputació de Barcelona and Forest Therapy Hub invite you to the
I Global Summit Science, Nature and Health
Free Online Seminar
All Time Zones | In English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation
From innovation, health and well-being, the Global Summit is an opportunity to learn about:

RECORDED LECTURES

MODULE 1. THE GREEN TRANSITION: CHALLENGES FOR THE 21st CENTURY

The social impact of the transition to clean energy
Dr Ricardo García Mira, People-Environments Research Group, University of A Coruña, Galicia (Spain)

Challenges for adapting tourism to the SDGs in the socio-ecological transition
Daniel Imbert-Bouchard, PhD in Geography. Coordinator of the Official Master’s Degree in Innovation in Tourism Management of Urban Destinations at CETT-UB, University of Barcelona (Spain)

Health, coexistence and territory. Some proposals at the municipal level based on health determinants
Josep R. Torrentó Marselles, Senior Public Health Technician, Public Health Service of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)

MODULE 2. BRINGING NATURE TO THE WORKPLACE: NATURE-BASED CORPORATE WELL-BEING

Bridging the disconnect between Corporate and Nature
Vaishnavi Viswanathan, Founder – Nature Connections India & Insights Learning solutions. FTHub Trainer. Leadership skills facilitator, Life Coach (PCC), Expressive Art therapy Practitioner, Forest Bathing Guide (India)

I’m Nature. It’s all in me – Nature-Based Interventions and Health Promotion in the Workplace
Esther Deltor, Health Director of corporate health consulting firm meHRs (Spain)

MODULE 3. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: BREATHING NATURE

Marta Grabowska, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Dom Oddechu Founder – House of Breath (Poland)

MODULE 4. CASE STUDIES: FOREST BATHING AND TOURISM

Introducing Forest Bathing to Learners through Educational Tourism
Rose Prudente-Jocson, World of Outbound (Philippines)

Opportunities and challenges of Forest Bathing in tourism
Rosa Sala Planiol, Executive Director of Bosque Armonía (Chile)
Alfredo Rivera Pinto, Administrative Director of Bosque Armonía (Chile)

Forest bathing – A New Niche for (Croatian) Sustainable Tourism?
Tanja Novotni Golubić, deputy county head of Bjelovar-Bilogora County (Croatia)

MODULE 6. NATURE CONNECTEDNESS: THE BIODIVERSITY BOND

The role of greater biodiversity in improving nature connection, pro-environmental behaviours and human health’
Kirsten McEwan (PhD), Derby University (United Kingdom)

Quality of life and Forest Bathing
Andy Anderson, Maggie’s Edinburgh, Centre Head and Forest Bathing Guide (United Kingdom)

MODULE 7. PROTECTED NATURAL AREAS: A KEY ASSET FOR WELL-BEING

From the cell to the planet: homeostasis, the secret of life
Puri Canals, MedPAN President, Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Network (Spain)

The vision and strategy of the Natural Parks Network of the Diputació de Barcelona in the context of Global Health
Xavier Roget, Tourism and Culture Advisor of the Parks Network of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)

A forest or the forest? The importance of forest structure and diversity for its functioning and human well-being
Prof. Dr hab. Bogdan Jaroszewicz, Professor of biology/forest ecology, University of Warsaw, Białowieża Geobotanical Station (Poland)

The well-being of nature in the city for human communities and the ecological network, response to the climate crisis and adaptation processes. The experience of Parco Nord Milano and the “Insieme per la Terra project
Marzio Marzorati, President of Parco Nord Milano (Italy)

MODULE 8. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: EMOTIONAL MANAGEMENT IN NATURE

Marta Ayats, Forest Therapy Hub Training Director & Wild White Author (Spain)

MODULE 9. THE GLOBAL VISION: PLANETARY HEALTH

Planetary Health: Health in the Anthropocene
Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, M.D., M.Sc., Associate Director, Planetary Health Alliance (USA/Costa Rica) )

Planetary health: we all have a role
António M. Saraiva, Head of Planetary Health Brazil. Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, Institute of Advanced Studies (Brazil)

MODULE 10. FOREST THERAPY

Forests and forest therapy practices: what practitioners should know about?
Dr. Guangyu Wang, Associate Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Director of the UBC’s Multidisciplinary Institute of Natural Therapy (MINT), Director National Park Research Centre (Canada)

Forest therapy as a tool for personal growth focusing on Self-Actualization
Won Sop Shin, Ph.D., Researcher, Professor at Chungbuk National University (South Korea)

The FTHub Method and the Liquid Interactions Model
Alex Gesse, Forest Therapy Hub Executive Director (Spain)

MODULE 11. PARKS, URBAN FORESTS AND WILD NATURE

Effects of Forest Therapy on Cognitive Performance and Mental Health in Older Adults
Chia-Pin (Simon) Yu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University Deputy Director, the Experimental Forest, National Taiwan University Fulbright Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University (Taiwan)

Nature for Mental Health, Mental Health for Nature – Examples from The Netherlands
Rob Wolters, Executive Nature For Health Foundation (Netherlands)

Certification of Healing Forest – Elaboration of European Standards
Dr. Stefanie Frech, Biologist, Project Manager International Certification Office Healing Forest, BioCon Valley® GmbH (Germany)

Forest Bathing, national parks, the right to health – the Monti Sibillini enforcement
Carlo Bifulco, PhD, Adjunct Professor, College of Agriculture, Polytechnic of Coimbra, former Director of Monti Sibillini National Park, former Director of Vesuvius National park (Italy)

MODULE 12. THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE AND MEDICINAL USE OF PLANTS

Integral well-being through the bond with plants
Daniela Silva-Rodríguez Bonazzi, Institute of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture of Peru (Peru)
Leila Alcalde, Social and Horticultural Therapist, Spanish Association of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture and Gardening (Spain)

Essential oils, a source of nature and well-being
Natalia B. Grabinski, Aromatherapy. Distributor of Young Living Spain (Spain)

Polyphenols and health: new scientific arguments in favor of the consumption of seasonal fruits and vegetables
Dr Gerard Aragonès, Researcher of the Nutrigenomics group at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)

A project between Nature, Science and Sustainability within the Asinara National Park
Prof. Giorgio Pintore, Chairman of the Evaluation Board of the University of Sassari, Professor of Pharmacognosy, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Pharmacy, University of Sassari (Italy)

MODULE 13. NATURE BASED-THERAPIES: NATURE-BASED INTERVENTIONS AS A HEALTH APPROACH FOR THE NEXT CENTURY

NATURELAB project approach to nature-based interventions for health and well-being
Ana Estela Barbosa, PhD in Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project coordinator (Portugal)
Margarida Rebelo, PhD in Social Psychology, Researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project co-coordinator (Portugal)

Greenspaces and mental health: towards health equity and an integration into healthcare systems
Margarita Triguero-Mas, environmental scientist, world expert on the health impacts of urban nature and health equity. Research fellow at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), associated researcher at ISGlobal (Barcelona Institute for Global Health) and the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental justice and Sustainability (BCNUEJ part of ICTA-UAB) (Spain)
Helen Cole, Senior Researcher (Banco Santander-TALENT fellow) at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Deputy Director, researcher at the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability. Doctorate in Public Health (City University of New York Graduate Center). MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). GreenMe Project. (USA/Spain)

MODULE 14. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: EXPRESSIVE ARTS IN NATURE

Emma Sanchez, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & “Lluvia de Bosque” Founder (Colombia)

MODULE 15. NATURE, MENTAL HEALTH, AND SOCIAL HEALTH

The binomial Health-Nature from an epistemology in the XXI Century
María Guadalupe Garibay Chávez, Research professor at the University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Engaging with forests for health and wellbeing: How a physical activity programme has led to a much wider range of benefits
Dr Liz O’Brien, Head of Society and Environment Research Group (United Kingdom)

MODULE 16. BEYOND TRADITIONAL EDUCATION: SUSTAINABILITY AND GREEN EDUCATION

Emotional well-being in schools
Alesander Guzmán Arenaza, CSFP Centro Superior Formación del Profesorado CyL (Spain)

Forest Bathing as a Tool to Improve School Coexistence
Miriam Fuentes, FTHub Forest Bathing Guide, founder of EcoYoga Patagonia, Yoga teacher specialized in children (Chile)

Incorporation of Forest Bathing practices on college campuses to improve mental health, well-being, and performance of undergraduate students
Rosanna Ginocchio, PhD in Biological Sciences with mention in Ecology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Postdoctorate at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Professor of the Department of Ecosystems and Environment, Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Researcher (Chile)

MODULE 17. INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: A HAVEN FOR NATURE

Integrative Medicine building bridges to nature connectedness
Eliseth Leão PhD, Senior Researcher and Full Professor of the Graduate Program In Health Sciences At Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo (Brazil)

Integrative medicine nature pearls for physical and mental well-being of patients, medical trainees, institutions and community
Michelle Loy, MD, FAAP, Integrative Health and Well-Being at NYP-Weill Cornell Medicine (USA)

MODULE 18. SPEAKER & EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: NATURE CONNECTEDNESS IN BLUE SPACES

Manuela Renzi, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Wild Blue Author (Italy)

MODULE 19. THE NEXT FRONTIER: FOREST THERAPY FOR TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION

Strengthening connection with nature for children and adolescents
Mg. Psych Inga Dreimane, “Latvian Association of Addiction Psychologists” (Latvia)

Forest Therapy: a resource for victims of gender-based violence and immigrant populations
Marta Ayats, Nurse, Mg Tropical Medicine & FTHub Forest Therapy Practitioner, FTHub Training Coordinator (Spain)

Comparative study on the impacts of guided forest therapy walks and simulated indoor aroma environments on humans’ physical and mental health
Yawei Wei, MSc. in Sustainable Environmental Management | MSc student in Forestry | Graduate Teaching Assistant The University of British Columbia (Canada)

Elements of the Forest Therapy process. Qualitative observations in a Peruvian Amazon Forest
Lic. Silvia Ochoa, Psychologist, Independent Consultant (Peru)

MODULE 20. SYMBIOSIS WITH NATURE: NATIVE COMMUNITIES TOURISM

Without social consensus on priorities, plans and visions of the territory there will be no sustainable nature tourism
Juan Andrés Cano, Founder and CEO PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)

Nature-based tourism projects
Maria Prandi Chevalier, Founder and CEO of Business and Human Rights (BHR) and Cofounder of PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)

Humans and Nature: inseparable beings
Paulino Najera Rivera, Founder of Rincón Ecológico y Cultural Térraba (Ecological and Cultural Area Térraba) (Costa Rica)

PROGRAM

OPENING OF THE I GLOBAL SUMMIT SCIENCE, NATURE AND HEALTH

8:45 am Lisbon, London, Dublin | 9:45 am Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 10:45 am Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 2:15 pm New Delhi | 2:45 pm Bangkok | 4:45 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 4:45 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 6:45 pm Melbourne

Alex Gesse, Forest Therapy Hub Executive Director

Valentí Junyent, Deputy Delegate for Natural Areas

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MODULE 1. THE GREEN TRANSITION: CHALLENGES FOR THE 21st CENTURY

9:00 am Lisbon, London, Dublin | 10:00 am Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:00 am Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 1:30 pm New Delhi | 3:00 pm Bangkok | 4:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 5:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 7:00 pm Melbourne

The social impact of the transition to clean energy
Dr Ricardo García Mira, People-Environments Research Group, University of A Coruña, Galicia (Spain)

Challenges for adapting tourism to the SDGs in the socio-ecological transition
Daniel Imbert-Bouchard, PhD in Geography. Coordinator of the Official Master's Degree in Innovation in Tourism Management of Urban Destinations at CETT-UB, University of Barcelona (Spain)

Health, coexistence and territory. Some proposals at the municipal level based on health determinants
Josep R. Torrentó Marselles, Senior Public Health Technician, Public Health Service of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)

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MODULE 2. BRINGING NATURE TO THE WORKPLACE: NATURE-BASED CORPORATE WELL-BEING

10:30 am Lisbon, London, Dublin | 11:30 am Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 12:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 3:00 pm New Delhi | 4:30 pm Bangkok | 5:30 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 6:30 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 8:30 pm Melbourne

Bridging the disconnect between Corporate and Nature
Vaishnavi Viswanathan, Founder - Nature Connections India & Insights Learning solutions. FTHub Trainer. Leadership skills facilitator, Life Coach (PCC), Expressive Art therapy Practitioner, Forest Bathing Guide (India)

I'm Nature. It's all in me - Nature-Based Interventions and Health Promotion in the Workplace
Esther Deltor, Health Director of corporate health consulting firm meHRs (Spain)

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MODULE 3. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: BREATHING NATURE

7:00 am New York, Toronto | 8:00 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 12:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 1:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 2:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 4:30 pm New Delhi | 6:00 pm Bangkok | 7:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 8:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 10:00 pm Melbourne

Marta Grabowska, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Dom Oddechu Founder - House of Breath (Poland)

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MODULE 4. CASE STUDIES: FOREST BATHING AND TOURISM

6:00 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 7:00 am Mexico | 8:00 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 9:00 am New York, Toronto | 10:00 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 2:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 3:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 4:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 6:30 pm New Delhi | 8:00 pm Bangkok | 9:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 10:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo

Introducing Forest Bathing to Learners through Educational Tourism
Rose Prudente-Jocson, World of Outbound (Philippines)

Opportunities and challenges of Forest Bathing in tourism
Rosa Sala Planiol, Executive Director of Bosque Armonía (Chile)
Alfredo Rivera Pinto, Administrative Director of Bosque Armonía (Chile)

Forest bathing - A New Niche for (Croatian) Sustainable Tourism?
Tanja Novotni Golubić, deputy county head of Bjelovar-Bilogora County (Croatia)

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MODULE 5. ADVENTURE AND NATURE THERAPY

7:30 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 8:30 am Mexico | 9:30 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 10:30 am New York, Toronto | 11:30 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 3:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 4:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 5:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 8:00 pm New Delhi | 9:30 pm Bangkok | 10:30 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 11:30 pm Seoul, Tokyo

Ecological Identity: Assessment and Intervention Matching in Outdoor Therapies
Professor Nevin J. Harper, PhD, RCC (Registered Clinical Counsellor), University of Victoria (Canada)

Therapy, adventure and nature for all: Adapting the methodology to diverse contexts and populations
Natalia Ruiz de Cortázar, Promoter of the Experientia Association, graduate in Psychology, Master in Mental Health and Therapy, Adventure and Nature trainer and therapist (Spain)

Building Community through Outdoor Therapy Experiences
Tanya Ginwala, Founder Qualia Outdoortherapy, M.A. Psych | Experiential Educator | Adventure and Nature-based Therapist (India)

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MODULE 6. NATURE CONNECTEDNESS: THE BIODIVERSITY BOND

9:00 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 10:00 am Mexico | 11:00 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 12:00 pm New York, Toronto | 1:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 5:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 6:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 7:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Natural and sociodemographic elements in the practice of Forest Bathing and their impact on psychological well-being
Montse Subirana-Malaret (PhD), Barcelona University (Spain)

The role of greater biodiversity in improving nature connection, pro-environmental behaviours and human health'
Kirsten McEwan (PhD), Derby University (United Kingdom)

Quality of life and Forest Bathing
Andy Anderson, Maggie's Edinburgh, Centre Head and Forest Bathing Guide (United Kingdom)

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MODULE 7. PROTECTED NATURAL AREAS: A KEY ASSET FOR WELL-BEING

10:30 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 11:30 am Mexico | 12:30 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 1:30 pm New York, Toronto | 2:30 Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 6:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 7:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 8:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

From the cell to the planet: homeostasis, the secret of life
Puri Canals, MedPAN President, Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Network (Spain)

The vision and strategy of the Natural Parks Network of the Diputació de Barcelona in the context of Global Health
Xavier Roget, Tourism and Culture Advisor of the Parks Network of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)

A forest or the forest? The importance of forest structure and diversity for its functioning and human well-being
Prof. Dr hab. Bogdan Jaroszewicz, Professor of biology/forest ecology, University of Warsaw, Białowieża Geobotanical Station (Poland)

The well-being of nature in the city for human communities and the ecological network, response to the climate crisis and adaptation processes. The experience of Parco Nord Milano and the "Insieme per la Terra project
Marzio Marzorati, President of Parco Nord Milano (Italy)

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MODULE 8. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: EMOTIONAL MANAGEMENT IN NATURE

06:00 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 12:00 pm Los Angeles, Vancouver | 1:00 pm Mexico | 2:00 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 3:00 pm New York, Toronto | 4:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 8:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 9:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Marta Ayats, Forest Therapy Hub Training Director & Wild White Author (Spain)

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MODULE 9. THE GLOBAL VISION: PLANETARY HEALTH

07:30 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 13:30 pm Los Angeles, Vancouver | 2:30 pm Mexico | 3:30 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 4:30 pm New York, Toronto | 5:30 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 9:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 10:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Planetary Health: Health in the Anthropocene
Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, M.D., M.Sc., Associate Director, Planetary Health Alliance (USA/Costa Rica) )

Planetary health: we all have a role
António M. Saraiva, Head of Planetary Health Brazil. Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, Institute of Advanced Studies (Brazil)

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MODULE 10. FOREST THERAPY

06:00 am (+1 day) Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 07:00 am (+1 day) Seoul, Tokyo | 09:00 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 3:00 pm Los Angeles| Vancouver | 4:00 pm Mexico | 5:00 Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 6:00 pm New York, Toronto | 7:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 11:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin

Forests and forest therapy practices: what practitioners should know about?
Dr. Guangyu Wang, Associate Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Director of the UBC’s Multidisciplinary Institute of Natural Therapy (MINT), Director National Park Research Centre (Canada)

Forest therapy as a tool for personal growth focusing on Self-Actualization
Won Sop Shin, Ph.D., Researcher, Professor at Chungbuk National University (South Korea)

The FTHub Method and the Liquid Interactions Model
Alex Gesse, Forest Therapy Hub Executive Director (Spain)

MODULE 11. PARKS, URBAN FORESTS AND WILD NATURE

9:00 am Lisbon, London, Dublin | 10:00 am Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:00 am Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 1:30 pm New Delhi | 3:00 pm Bangkok | 4:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 5:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 7:00 pm Melbourne

Effects of Forest Therapy on Cognitive Performance and Mental Health in Older Adults
Chia-Pin (Simon) Yu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University Deputy Director, the Experimental Forest, National Taiwan University Fulbright Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University (Taiwan)

Nature for Mental Health, Mental Health for Nature - Examples from The Netherlands
Rob Wolters, Executive Nature For Health Foundation (Netherlands)

Certification of Healing Forest - Elaboration of European Standards
Dr. Stefanie Frech, Biologist, Project Manager International Certification Office Healing Forest, BioCon Valley® GmbH (Germany)

Forest Bathing, national parks, the right to health - the Monti Sibillini enforcement
Carlo Bifulco, PhD, Adjunct Professor, College of Agriculture, Polytechnic of Coimbra, former Director of Monti Sibillini National Park, former Director of Vesuvius National park (Italy)

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MODULE 12. THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE AND MEDICINAL USE OF PLANTS

10:30 am Lisbon, London, Dublin | 11:30 am Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 12:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 3:00 pm New Delhi | 4:30 pm Bangkok | 5:30 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 6:30 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 8:30 pm Melbourne

Integral well-being through the bond with plants
Daniela Silva-Rodríguez Bonazzi, Institute of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture of Peru (Peru)
Leila Alcalde, Social and Horticultural Therapist, Spanish Association of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture and Gardening (Spain)

Essential oils, a source of nature and well-being
Natalia B. Grabinski, Aromatherapy. Distributor of Young Living Spain (Spain)

Polyphenols and health: new scientific arguments in favor of the consumption of seasonal fruits and vegetables
Dr Gerard Aragonès, Researcher of the Nutrigenomics group at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)

A project between Nature, Science and Sustainability within the Asinara National Park
Prof. Giorgio Pintore, Chairman of the Evaluation Board of the University of Sassari, Professor of Pharmacognosy, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Pharmacy, University of Sassari (Italy)

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MODULE 13. NATURE BASED-THERAPIES: NATURE-BASED INTERVENTIONS AS A HEALTH APPROACH FOR THE NEXT CENTURY

7:00 am New York, Toronto | 8:00 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 12:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 1:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 2:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 4:30 pm New Delhi | 6:00 pm Bangkok | 7:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 8:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo | 10:00 pm Melbourne

Building Individual and Community Resilience Through Nature-based Therapies (RESONATE): One of three new EU projects on Nature-based social prescribing
Matilda van den Bosch, Senior Researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Forestry. Horizon Europe RESONATE Project (Sweden/Spain)
Matthew White, PhD, Environmental psychologist specialized in Ecological Public Health, University of Vienna. Researcher. Horizon Europe RESONATE Project (UK/Austria)

NATURELAB project approach to nature-based interventions for health and well-being
Ana Estela Barbosa, PhD in Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project coordinator (Portugal)
Margarida Rebelo, PhD in Social Psychology, Researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project co-coordinator (Portugal)

Greenspaces and mental health: towards health equity and an integration into healthcare systems
Margarita Triguero-Mas, environmental scientist, world expert on the health impacts of urban nature and health equity. Research fellow at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), associated researcher at ISGlobal (Barcelona Institute for Global Health) and the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental justice and Sustainability (BCNUEJ part of ICTA-UAB) (Spain)
Helen Cole, Senior Researcher (Banco Santander-TALENT fellow) at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Deputy Director, researcher at the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability. Doctorate in Public Health (City University of New York Graduate Center). MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). GreenMe Project. (USA/Spain)

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MODULE 14. EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: EXPRESSIVE ARTS IN NATURE

6:00 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 7:00 am Mexico | 8:00 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 9:00 am New York, Toronto | 10:00 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 2:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 3:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 4:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 6:30 pm New Delhi | 8:00 pm Bangkok | 9:00 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 10:00 pm Seoul, Tokyo

Emma Sanchez, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & “Lluvia de Bosque” Founder (Colombia)

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MODULE 15. NATURE, MENTAL HEALTH, AND SOCIAL HEALTH

7:30 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 8:30 am Mexico | 9:30 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 10:30 am New York, Toronto | 11:30 am Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 3:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 4:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 5:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens | 8:00 pm New Delhi | 9:30 pm Bangkok | 10:30 pm Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 11:30 pm Seoul, Tokyo

The binomial Health-Nature from an epistemology in the XXI Century
María Guadalupe Garibay Chávez, Research professor at the University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Engaging with forests for health and wellbeing: How a physical activity programme has led to a much wider range of benefits
Dr Liz O’Brien, Head of Society and Environment Research Group (United Kingdom)

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MODULE 16. BEYOND TRADITIONAL EDUCATION: SUSTAINABILITY AND GREEN EDUCATION

9:00 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 10:00 am Mexico | 11:00 am Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 12:00 pm New York, Toronto | 1:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 5:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 6:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 7:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Emotional well-being in schools
Alesander Guzmán Arenaza, CSFP Centro Superior Formación del Profesorado CyL (Spain)

Forest Bathing as a Tool to Improve School Coexistence
Miriam Fuentes, FTHub Forest Bathing Guide, founder of EcoYoga Patagonia, Yoga teacher specialized in children (Chile)

Incorporation of Forest Bathing practices on college campuses to improve mental health, well-being, and performance of undergraduate students
Rosanna Ginocchio, PhD in Biological Sciences with mention in Ecology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Postdoctorate at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Professor of the Department of Ecosystems and Environment, Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Researcher (Chile)

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MODULE 17. INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: A HAVEN FOR NATURE

10:30 am Los Angeles, Vancouver | 11:30 am Mexico | 12:30 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 1:30 pm New York, Toronto | 2:30 Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 6:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 7:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 8:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Integrative Medicine building bridges to nature connectedness
Eliseth Leão PhD, Senior Researcher and Full Professor of the Graduate Program In Health Sciences At Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo (Brazil)

Integrative medicine nature pearls for physical and mental well-being of patients, medical trainees, institutions and community
Michelle Loy, MD, FAAP, Integrative Health and Well-Being at NYP-Weill Cornell Medicine (USA)

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MODULE 18. SPEAKER & EXPERIENTIAL SESSION: NATURE CONNECTEDNESS IN BLUE SPACES

06:00 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 12:00 pm Los Angeles, Vancouver | 1:00 pm Mexico | 2:00 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 3:00 pm New York, Toronto | 4:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 8:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 9:00 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:00 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Manuela Renzi, Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Wild Blue Author (Italy)

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MODULE 19. THE NEXT FRONTIER: FOREST THERAPY FOR TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION

07:30 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 13:30 pm Los Angeles, Vancouver | 2:30 pm Mexico | 3:30 pm Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 4:30 pm New York, Toronto | 5:30 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 9:30 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin | 10:30 pm Madrid, Rome, Oslo, Paris | 11:30 pm Riga, Helsinki, Athens

Strengthening connection with nature for children and adolescents
Mg. Psych Inga Dreimane, "Latvian Association of Addiction Psychologists" (Latvia)

Forest Therapy: a resource for victims of gender-based violence and immigrant populations
Marta Ayats, Nurse, Mg Tropical Medicine & FTHub Forest Therapy Practitioner, FTHub Training Coordinator (Spain)

Comparative study on the impacts of guided forest therapy walks and simulated indoor aroma environments on humans' physical and mental health
Yawei Wei, MSc. in Sustainable Environmental Management | MSc student in Forestry | Graduate Teaching Assistant The University of British Columbia (Canada)

Elements of the Forest Therapy process. Qualitative observations in a Peruvian Amazon Forest
Lic. Silvia Ochoa, Psychologist, Independent Consultant (Peru)

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MODULE 20. SYMBIOSIS WITH NATURE: NATIVE COMMUNITIES TOURISM

06:00 am (+1 day) Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan | 07:00 am (+1 day) Seoul, Tokyo | 09:00 am (+1 day) Melbourne | 3:00 pm Los Angeles| Vancouver | 4:00 pm Mexico | 5:00 Bogota, Lima, Chicago | 6:00 pm New York, Toronto | 7:00 pm Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo | 11:00 pm Lisbon, London, Dublin

Without social consensus on priorities, plans and visions of the territory there will be no sustainable nature tourism
Juan Andrés Cano, Founder and CEO PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)

Nature-based tourism projects
Maria Prandi Chevalier, Founder and CEO of Business and Human Rights (BHR) and Cofounder of PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)

Humans and Nature: inseparable beings
Paulino Najera Rivera, Founder of Rincón Ecológico y Cultural Térraba (Ecological and Cultural Area Térraba) (Costa Rica)

PROGRAM

Professor Nevin J. Harper, PhD
RCC (Registered Clinical Counsellor), University of Victoria (Canada)
Won Sop Shin
Ph.D., Researcher, Professor at Chungbuk National University (South Korea)
Rob Wolters
Executive Nature For Health Foundation (Netherlands)
Dr. Ricardo García Mira
People-Environments Research Group, University of A Coruña, Galicia (Spain)
Carlo Bifulco
PhD, Adjunct Professor, College of Agriculture, Polytechnic of Coimbra, former Director of Monti Sibillini National Park, former Director of Vesuvius National park (Italy)
Montse Subirana-Malaret (PhD)
Barcelona University (Spain)
Marta Ayats
Nurse, Mg Tropical Medicine & FTHub Forest Therapy Practitioner, FTHub Training Coordinator (Spain)
Marta Grabowska
Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Dom Oddechu Founder - House of Breath (Poland)
Vaishnavi Viswanathan
Founder - Nature Connections India & Insights Learning solutions. FTHub Trainer. Leadership skills facilitator | Life Coach (PCC) | Expressive Art therapy practitioner | Forest Bathing practitioner (India)
Andy Anderson
Maggie's Edinburgh, Centre Head and Forest Bathing Guide (United Kingdom)
Rosa Sala Planiol
Alfredo Rivera Pinto
Executive Director and Administrative Director of Bosque Armonía (Chile)
Miriam Fuentes
FTHub Forest Bathing Guide, founder of EcoYoga Patagonia, Yoga teacher specialized in children (Chile)
Juan Andrés Cano
Founder and CEO PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)
Lic. Silvia Ochoa
Psychologist, Independent Consultant (Peru)
Prof. Dr hab. Bogdan Jaroszewicz
Professor of biology/forest ecology, University of Warsaw, Białowieża Geobotanical Station (Poland)
Ana Estela Barbosa
PhD in Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project coordinator (Portugal)
Margarita Triguero-Mas
Environmental scientist, world expert on the health impacts of urban nature and health equity. Research fellow at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), associated researcher at ISGlobal (Barcelona Institute for Global Health) and the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental justice and Sustainability (BCNUEJ part of ICTA-UAB) (Spain)
Marzio Marzorati
President of Parco Nord Milano (Italy)
Alex Gesse
Forest Therapy Hub Executive Director (Spain)
Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán
M.D., M.Sc., Associate Director, Planetary Health Alliance (USA/Costa Rica)
Chia-Pin (Simon) Yu (PhD)
Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University Deputy Director, the Experimental Forest, National Taiwan University Fulbright Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University (Taiwan)
Dr Liz O’Brien
Head of Society and Environment Research Group (United Kingdom)
Eliseth Leão
PhD, Senior Researcher And Full Professor Of The Graduate Program In Health Sciences At Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo (Brazil)
Kirsten McEwan (PhD)
Derby University (United Kingdom)
Prof. Giorgio Pintore
Chairman of the Evaluation Board of the University of Sassari, Professor of Pharmacognosy, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Pharmacy, University of Sassari (Italy)
Tanya Ginwala
Founder Qualia Outdoortherapy, M.A. Psych | Experiential educator | Adventure and Nature-based Therapist (India)
Emma Sanchez
Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & “Lluvia de Bosque” Founder (Colombia)
Mg. Psych Inga Dreimane
Latvian Association of Addiction Psychologists (Latvia)
António M. Saraiva
Head of Planetary Health Brasil. Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, Institute of Advanced Studies (Brazil)
Leila Alcalde
Social and Horticultural Therapist, Spanish Association of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture and Gardening (Spain)
Dr. Gerard Aragonès
Researcher of the Nutrigenomics group at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)
Yawei Wei
MSc. in Sustainable Environmental Management | MSc student in Forestry | Graduate Teaching Assistant The University of British Columbia (Canada)
Josep R. Torrentó Marselles
Senior Public Health Technician, Public Health Service of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)
Matthew White
PhD, Environmental psychologist specialized in Ecological Public Health, University of Vienna. Researcher. Horizon Europe RESONATE Project (UK/Austria)
Margarida Rebelo
PhD in Social Psychology, Researcher, Portuguese National Laboratory of Civil Engineering. Horizon Europe NATURELAB project co-coordinator (Portugal)
Matilda van den Bosch
Senior Researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Forestry. Horizon Europe RESONATE Project (Sweden/Spain)
Xavier Roget
Tourism and Culture Advisor of the Parks Network of the Barcelona Provincial Council (Spain)
Dr Guangyu Wang
Associate Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Director of the UBC’s Multidisciplinary Institute of Natural Therapy (MINT), Director National Park Research Centre (Canada)
María Guadalupe Garibay Chávez
PhD, Research professor at the University of Guadalajara (Mexico)
Puri Canals
MedPAN President, Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Network (Spain)
Natalia Ruiz de Cortázar
Promoter of the Experientia Association, graduate in Psychology, Master in Mental Health and Therapy, Adventure and Nature trainer and therapist (Spain)
Manuela Renzi
Forest Therapy Hub Trainer & Wild Blue Author (Italy)
Esther Deltor
Health Director of corporate health consulting firm meHRs (Spain)
Daniela Silva-Rodríguez Bonazzi
Institute of Therapeutic and Social Horticulture of Peru (Peru)
Alesander Guzmán Arenaza
CSFP Centro Superior Formación del Profesorado CyL (Spain)
Maria Prandi Chevalier
Founder and CEO of Business and Human Rights (BHR) and Cofounder of PeaceStartup Foundation (Colombia)
Rose Prudente-Jocson
World of Outbound (Philippines)
Natalia B. Grabinski
Aromatherapy. Distributor of Young Living Spain (Spain)
Daniel Imbert-Bouchard
PhD in Geography. Coordinator of the Official Master's Degree in Innovation in Tourism Management of Urban Destinations at CETT-UB, University of Barcelona (Spain)
Michelle Loy
MD, FAAP, Integrative Health and Well-Being at NYP-Weill Cornell Medicine (USA)
Dr. Stefanie Frech
Biologist, Project Manager International Certification Office Healing Forest, BioCon Valley® GmbH (Germany)
Paulino Najera Rivera
Founder of Rincón Ecológico y Cultural Térraba (Ecological and Cultural Area Térraba) (Costa Rica)
Rosanna Ginocchio
PhD in Biological Sciences with mention in Ecology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Postdoctorate at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Professor of the Department of Ecosystems and Environment, Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Researcher (Chile)
Helen Cole
Senior Researcher (Banco Santander-TALENT fellow) at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Deputy Director, researcher at the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability. Doctorate in Public Health (City University of New York Graduate Center). MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). GreenMe Project. (USA/Spain)
This is the result of extensive work considering ways outside the current social and environmental paradigm to improve social inclusion, social cohesion and sustainable development.

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