Mountain Future Conference

March 1-4, 2016, Kunming, China

Below is our full schedule for the conference. Click on any session in blue text to see more details about a particular session. You may also download our full conference programme booklet in PDF.

Monday 29 February Day 0
Logistic team Arrival of participants, and acclimatization

Registration

Tuesday

1 March

Day 1
0830-1030

Ziyun Hall

Welcome Remarks

  • Jianchu Xu, Regional Coordinator, East & Central Asia Regional Office, ICRAF
  • Yongping Yang, Deputy Director, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (KIB/CAS)
  • Eklabya Sharma, Deputy Director, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
S0. High Level Roundtable: Envisioning Mountain Futures
1030-1100 Group Photo + Tea & coffee break
1100-1230

Ziyun Hall

Plenary 1 – Understanding of Change
1230-1400 Lunch break
1400-1530 Parallel Session 1: – Understanding of Change
S1a. Atlas of Mountain Futures – Seeds of Change – Socio-Ecological Systems in the Mountain Anthropocene

 

Venue: Ziyun Hall

S1b. Young Leadership in Developing Social and Ecological Indicators for Mountain Environmental Change

 

Venue: Zijing A

S1c. Assessment of sustainable mountain development

 

Venue: Zijing C

S1d. Polycentric governance for the commons in Central Asia

 

Venue: VIP 1

1530-1600 Tea & coffee break
1600-1730 Special session a: Market Place

 

Venue: Far side of Ziyun Hall

Special session b: Book launch and posters

 

Venue: Zijing A

Special session c: Seeds/Abstracts
Venue: VIP 1
Special session d: Photos and Arts for Change

 

Venue: Mu Dan

1800 Welcome dinner

Wednesday

2 March

Day 2
0900-1030

Ziyun Hall

Plenary 2: Good Governance
1030-1100 Tea & coffee break
1100-1230 Parallel Session 2: Good Governance
S2a. Integrative Conservation: partnerships for improved livelihoods and enhanced biodiversity

 

Venue: Zijing A

S2b. Transboundary water governance in Asian highlands (Stakeholder Dialogue)

 

Venue: Ziyun Hall

S2c. Governance of mountain forest landscapes: innovative models for sustainability

 

Venue: VIP 1

S2d. People and mushrooms in mountain landscapes: ecology, economy and anthropology

 

Venue: Zijing C

1230-1400 Lunch Break
1400-1530

Ziyun Hall

Plenary 3: Mainstreaming the marginalized
1530-1600 Tea & coffee break
1600-1730 Parallel Session 3: The Montane in transition
S3a. Engendering the Anthropocene: challenges in scaling up gendered seeds and practices

 

Venue: VIP 1

S3b. Sustaining Culture and Biological Diversity in a Rapidly Changing World

 

Venue: Zijing A

S3c. Integrated tree crop livestock systems

 

Venue: Zijing C

S3d. Biocultural heritage and mountain indigenous peoples’ resilience


Venue: Ziyun Hall

Thursday 3 March Day 3
7:00-1300

Haikou

Field trip: Rehabilitation of Haikou mining sites
1400-1700

Baicheng Movie Theatre

Film Festival and Panel discussion: Mountains Challenges and Future
Friday 4 March Day 4
0900-1030

World Expo Hall

Plenary Session 4: Dynamic Sustainability
1030-1100 Tea and Coffee break
1100-1230 Parallel Session 4: Policy and Practices in the Mountain Anthropocene
S4a. Science, Policy and Practice of Climate Change Adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)

 

Venue: Fontainebleau

S4b. Mountain Futures Initiative

 

Venue: World Expo Hall

S4c. Translating policy into action

 

Venue: Shangri-La

S4d. Mountain crops: Integrated approaches for livelihoods and landscapes

 

Venue: Georgeous View Hall

1230-1400

Glamour Hall

Lunch break
1400-1530

World Expo Hall

Plenary Session 5 – Mountains as pathways to the future
1530-1600 Tea & coffee break
1600-1700

World Expo Hall

Recap in Plenary and follow-up Action
1700-1730

World Expo Hall

Closing ceremony