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Program - II Conference


II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountains Regions: Connecting Science to Practice

English – Official language

Goal: To share innovative experiences of mountain scientific knowledge, and promote debate on new directions and on how research can contribute to practice.

Thursday - December 13th

08:00 - 09:00 - Registration.


09:00 - 09:30 - Opening ceremony.


09:30 - 10:30 - Keynote Address 1: Mapping Mountains: lessons from global and European experiences. - Martin Price - University and Highlands and Islands/UNESCO. Scotland, UK.


10:30 - 10:45 - Dialogue - Moderator: Isabel Ferreira, Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


10:45 - 11:15 - Coffee with Letters.


11:15 - 12:15 - Keynote Address 2: Reduction and management of disaster risk: the challenge of connecting science to practice- Irasema Alcântara Ayala, - Universidad Nacional Autônoma de México, Mexico.


12:15 - 12:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: Qui Dunlian - Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment (IMHE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China.


12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch.


14:00 - 16:00 - Symposia (Click here)


16:00 - 16:30 - Coffee with Letters.


16:30- 19:00 - Symposia (Click here)

Friday - December 14th

08:00 - 9:30 - Symposia (Click here)


9:30 - 10:00 - Coffee with Letters.


10:00 - 11:00 - Presentation of scientific journals focusing on mountain issues.


11:00 - 12:30 - Symposia (Click here)


12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch.


14:15 - 15:15 - Keynote address 3: Making connections for our changing mountains: The role of the Mountain Research Initiative in connecting people and knowledge for sustainable mountain development. Ricardo Grau. MRI-Mountains Research Initiative, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Argentina.


15:15 - 15:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: Fausto O. Sarmiento. University of Georgia, USA.


15:30 - 16:15 - Poster session (Click here)


16:15 - 16:45 - Coffee with Letters.


16:45 - 17:00 - Lumont - The Lusophony Mountain Research Network. - João Azevedo. Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


17:00 - 18:00 - Establishment of the Latin America and the Caribbean Mountain Research Network.


18:00 - 18:15 - Closing ceremony.