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Program - II Conference


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

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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: The importance of mountains for sustainable development. - Martin Price - University and Highlands and Islands/UNESCO. Scotland, UK.


10:30 - 10:45 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced.


10:45 - 11:15 - Coffee break.


11:15 - 12:15 - Keynote Address 2: Impacts and Implications of Continuing Quality-of-Life Migration to Mountain Environs - Laurence A.G. Moss & International Amenity Migration Centre & Glorioso, Moss & Associates, USA.


12:15 - 12:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced.


12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch.


14:15 - 16:15 - Symposia.


16:15 - 16:45 - Coffee break.


16:45 - 18:30 - Symposia.


19:00 - Cultural performance.

Friday - December 14th

08:00 - 10:00 - Symposia.


10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break.


10:30 - 12:30 - Symposia.


12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch.


14:15 - 15:15 - Keynote address 3: Reduction and management of disaster risk: the challenge of connecting science to practice- Irasema Alcântara Ayala, - Universidad Nacional Autônoma de México, Mexico.


15:15 - 15:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced.


15:30 - 16:15 - Poster session.


16:15 - 16:45 - Coffee break.


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.