*The session program might still be subject to change. 
**All times mentioned in the program and anywhere on this website are in JST - Japan Standart Time (GMT+9). 

14 December 2021

15:00 - 17:30
ESP Training
“ARIES (ARtificial Intelligence for Environment & Sustainability) ”

Instructor: ARIES team, Nagoya University IMASS Hayashi Lab., Tokyo University of Agriculture

15 December 2021

09:00 - 09:15
Opening Ceremony
09:15 - 10:00
Keynote speech

Ecological restoration for planetary health
Prof. dr. Junguo Liu 

10:00 - 13:00
Parallel sessions

10:00-13:00

T1 Ecosystem services assessment covering diverse beneficiaries to improve ES related policy

Host: T. Ota, et al.

10:00-13:00

T9c Health Promotion Meets Planetary Health: Insights from the Human Sciences

Host: G. Mohacsi, et al. 

10:00-13:00

S9 Ecosystem services and Indigenous and local communities well-being

Host: K. Sangha, et al. 

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
15:30 - 17:30
Parallel sessions

15:30-16:30

T1 Ecosystem services assessment covering diverse beneficiaries to improve ES related policy

Host: T. Ota, et al.

15:30-17:00

T9a Primary Health Care in Asia: A community-based healthcare system possibly most sustainable and closer to Planetary Health

Host: R. Ogasawara, et al.

15:30-17:30

B10: Sustainable urban planning and policy in the Global South: endorsing and mainstreaming ecosystem services from blue-green infrastructure

Host: D. Bhaskar, et al. 

16 December 2021

09:00 - 10:00
Keynote speech

Human Life and the Ecosystem in Transition -The Lower Mekong Basin in Monsoon Asia"
Dr. Tomoya Akimichi

10:00 - 11:20
Special Symposium

"Bottom Up Approaches of eco-health in Asia: a case of Mekong River basin in Cambodia”

10:00 – 10:20

A preliminary study on food customs in lower basin of the Mekong river, Cambodia

Dr. Yuzuru Utsunomiya

 (Economics, Nagasaki University)

10:20 – 10:40

Relationship between food neophobia and eating habit of raw freshwater fish: a case of Mekong river basin in Kratie province, Cambodia

Dr. Takahiro Ota (Environmental science, Nagasaki University)

10:40 – 11:20

Panel discussion

Moderator: Dr. Minoru Wada (NU)

Panelist: Dr. Tomoya Akimichi, Dr. Kazuhiko Moji (NU), Dr. Yuzuru Utsunomiya (NU), Dr. Takahiro Ota (NU), Dr. Laymithuna Ngy (University of Kratie, Cambodia)

11:30 - 13:40
ESP Asia Forum (T9b)

Gauging people’s sense of wellbeing from Eco-health perspectives in Asia”

Hosts: Minoru Wada and Namue Lee

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 17:00
Parallel sessions

14;00-15:30

T13 Stepwise ecological restoration for planetary health

Host: J. Liu, et al.

14:00-17:00

B3 Ecosystem services from tropical Asian ecosystems: status, change and impacts

Host: A. Gasparatos, et al. 

15:30-17:00

T4 Using earth observation systems (EOS) to support ecosystem service assessments in forest landscapes, Host: M. Lippe, et al.

15:30-17:00

O2 Early-career researchers' perspectives: Challenges for eco-health

Host: N. Weins

17 December 2021

09:00 - 10:00
Keynote speech

Communicating the importance of nature to human health: the business model of Nature Service
Ms Kaoru Kikuchi

10:00 - 13:00
Parallel sessions

10:00-13:00

T6 Integration of traditional and modern bioproduction systems for a sustainable and resilient future,

Host: O. Saito, et al.

10:00-13:00

T8 Approaches for assessing cultural ecosystem services and their sustainability

Host: T. Matsuura, et al. 

10:00-13:00

T16 Policies and practices in payments for ecosystem services in Asia – key challenges and opportunities

Host: T. Nguyen et al.

13:00 - 14:30
Lunch
14:30 - 15:00
Keynote speech

Integrated landscape finance and investment for ecosystem services and ecosystem health

Dr. Beria Leimona

15:00 - 16:00
Plenary discussion:"A way forward"

Hosts: Namue Lee and Rudolf de Groot

List of speakers

 - Tomoya Akimichi: Professor Emeritus of Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), and National Museum of Ethnology (NME); keynote speaker “Human Life and the Ecosystem in Transition -The Lower Mekong Basin in Monsoon Asia”.

 - Kaoru Kikuchi: Deputy Editor-in-chief of "NATURES" media; keynote speaker” Communicating the importance of nature to human health: the business model of Nature Service”. 

Leimona Beria: Senior Expert Landscape Governance and Investment, World Agroforestry (ICRAF) Southeast Asia Regional Office. Keynote speaker ”Integrated landscape finance and investment for ecosystem services and ecosystem health “. 

- Madhav Karki: Vice-Chair and Asia Focal Point, CEM/IUCN; Member of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel(MEP), IPBES and  Distinguished Fellow,  Centre for Green Economy Development, Nepal. Participant Inter-Governmental Meeting

- Kamal Sangha: Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, host of session S9: Ecosystem services and Indigenous and local communities wellbeing

- Takahiro Ota: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Science, Nagasaki University; co-organiser and host of session T1: Ecosystem services assessment covering diverse beneficiaries to improve ES related policy.                               

- Shalini Dhyani: Senior Scientist, Water Technology and Management Division, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, INDIA; Co-host of session B10:  Sustainable urban planning and policy in the Global South: endorsing and mainstreaming ecosystem services from blue-green infrastructure. Chair, IUCN CEM South Asia; Lead Author IPBES 2(b) Asia Pacific Assessment

- Minoru Wada: Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Science, Nagasaki University; chair of ESP Asia Forum and Special Issue on role of Ecosystem Services for eco-health in Asia 

- Niklas Weins: University of Campinas, Brazil / Wageningen University Netherlands, co-host of session O2: Young Ecosystem Services Specialists (YESS) in Asia: Early-career researchers' perspectives on the assessment of Ecosystem Services.  

16:00 - 16:15
Closing ceremony
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