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are pleased to invite you to take part in the PLANTS IN URBAN AREAS AND LANDSCAPE International Scientific Conference that will be held on 8th – 9th November 2017 in Hokovce, Slovakia.

Come to share your views on the issues confronting the urban greenery today by joining the international scientific conference which will provide a venue for scientists and academics, practitioners, policy makers/administrators that deal with issues related to management, establishment, design and maintenance of urban green places.

The conference will include top-level Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Ing. Petr Horáček: Is it time for updating of generalized tipping curve?

Prof. Dr. Károly Hrotkó: Methods for evaluation of environmental usefulness of urban trees.

Ass. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dagmar Grimm-Pretner: Contemporary Issues in Landscape Architecture - The Challenge of Designing Green Infrastructure


Conference Program

Conference Program (PDF, 146 kB)
2nd Call (PDF, 209 kB)
Invitation (PDF, 151 kB)

Plenary Sessions

Urban Trees
Methods and Tools of Plant Assessment
Design of Urban Green Spaces and Landscape

Dates and Venue

8th – 9th November 2017, Park Hotel Hokovce, Hokovce 222, 935 82 Slovakia

Symposium Language


Registration Fee

120 €

Registration Fee Discount

60 € (presentation, submission and publishing of the second scientific paper by the registered participant)
90 € (PhD. Student / accompanying person)


15th August 2017
Registration form submission deadline
15th September 2017
Deadline for transferring the registration fee to the account
15th September 2017
Deadline for abstract submission
30th September 2017
Deadline for manuscript submission
The registration fee includes publication of the scientific paper in the conference proceedings, refreshment, reception and the conference materials.
Registration form and queries about the organisation of the symposium should be addressed to: rupk2017@gmail.com

Conference Committee

Petr Horáček
Global Change Research Institute, Brno, Czech Republic
Károly Hrotkó
Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary
Dagmar Grimm-Pretner
Institute of Landscape Architecture, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences BOKU Vienna, Austria
Viera Paganová
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia
Ján Supuka
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia

Organizational Committee

Katarína Rovná
Ladislav Bakay
Ján Kollár
Attila Tóth
Andrea Mažecová
Jana Černá

Conference Fee Payment by Bank Transfer from Abroad

Beneficiary – the full name and address:
Slovenska polnohospodarska univerzita, Trieda A.Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
Beneficiary’s bank:
Statna pokladnica, Radlinskeho 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia
SK 4081800000007000066247
Variable symbol:
Remittance information:
04221 + surname and name of the participant (important for payment identification, please do not forget this information in your payment order)

Conference Fee Payment by Bank Transfer from Slovakia

SK40 8180 0000 0070 0006 6247
Názov a adresa príjemcu platby:
Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, Trieda A. Hlinku č. 2, 949 76 Nitra
Banka príjemcu:
Štátna pokladnica, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava
Variabilný symbol:
Účel platby (správa pre prijímateľa):
04221 + priezvisko a meno účastníka konferencie

Registration & Hotel Reservation

Online Registration Form (Google Forms)
Registration Form (MSO DOCX, 16 kB)
Please send the Registration Form before August 15 2017...
Completed forms should be sent to: rupk2017@gmail.com
Hotel Reservation Form (MSO DOCX, 14 kB)

For Authors: Paper Information & Submitting

Online Abstract Submitting (Google Scripts)
Online Paper Submitting (Google Scripts)
Abstract, papers and queries about the organisation of the symposium should be addressed to rupk2017@gmail.com, http://fzki.uniag.sk/pual/.
We recommend the following abstract template (MSO DOCX, 13 kB) for writing abstract of the paper. We recommend the following template (MSO DOCX, 50 kB) for writing the paper. Papers have to be sent in MS Word format and formal guidelines are listed in the template. The length of the article is 6 to 10 pages.
All papers that will successfully pass double-blind review process will be published in on-line Conference proceedings. The Conference proceedings will be sent with request to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (formerly ISI Proceedings) accessible at the Web of Science.
Since the PUAL 2017 Conference proceedings will undergo the Thomson Reuters selection process to apply for coverage in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index, it is highly recommended to cite the references that are already included in the Thomson Reuters database – Web of Science.
Each participant can be the main author of one paper and the co-author of a maximum of one other paper.

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