11 December 2017

08:30 - 10:00

Registration

10:00 - 11:00

Opening & Welcome address
Several speakers, among which:
- Dr. Junguo Lui, Chair Local Organising Committee
- Prof. Shiyi Chen, President SUSTech
- Feng Li, ESP China National Network and CAS

11:00 - 12:30

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Robert Costanza (Australian National University)
    “Twenty years of ecosystem services: How far have we come and how far do we still need to go?”

  • Dr. Junguo Liu (Southern University of Science and Technology)
    “Ecological restoration and eco-civilization in China”

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote speaker:

  • Sonya Dewi (World Agroforestry Center, Indonesia) "Achieving green growth through land use planning for multiple ecosystem services"
14:30 - 15:15

Panel discussion with morning speakers

15:15 - 15:30

Introduction to poster session

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Poster sessions

16:00 - 17:30
  • R3 Regional Chapter meeting MENA region
  • DMZ-Forum: Transboundary Ecosystem Services
  • Regional Chapter meeting Latin America
17:30 - 18:30
  • R1 ESP Regional Chapter/National Network Session: for ESP Regional Chapter leads and others interested in regional chapters

12 December 2017

08:45 - 09:00

Opening by day chair

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote speakers:

  • Helen Ding (World Resources Institute)
    "Economics and finance of landscape restoration: Opportunities, challenges and the way forward"

  • Simone Quatrini (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification)
    "On UNCCD-land degradation and restoration issues"

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:30

Parallel sessions: B1, B2a, B10a-1, G1, G3, G4, S5, T18

B:
-B1 - Marine Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change
-B2a - Evaluation, maintenance and promotion of wetland ecosystem functions and services
-B10a-1 - Urban Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Urban Development

G:
-G1 - Are you being heard? The value of communication for bridging the gap
-G3 - From research to publication
-G4 - Improving ecosystem services outcomes by adopting and implementing international standards for the practice of ecological restoration
S:
-S5 - Decision-support to incorporate ecosystem services into the Water Security agenda

T:
-T18 - Adaptive Management and Ecological Governance in Community

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Parallel sessions: B10a-2, S7, S8, T4a, T8, T13, T17

B:
-B10a-2 - Urban Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Urban Development

S:
-S7 - Tourism and ecosystem services - searching for sustainability
-S8 - Using the ES concept to support nature conservation and implement Nature-based Solutions

T:
-T4a - Mapping for impact: seeking for evidence of eco-civilization
-T8 - Innovative and interdisciplinary routes towards cultural ecosystem services’ integration into decision-making
-T13 - Ecological restoration across technologies, regions, and ecosystem services
-T17 - Accounting for ecosystem services: from biophysical assessment and monetary valuation to policy uses

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Parallel sessions: B10a-2, S7, S8, T4a, T8, T13, T17

B:
B10a-2 - Urban Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Urban Development

S:
S7 - Tourism and ecosystem services - searching for sustainability

T:
T4a - Mapping for impact: seeking for evidence of eco-civilization
T8 - Innovative and interdisciplinary routes towards cultural ecosystem services’ integration into decision-making
T13 - Ecological restoration across technologies, regions, and ecosystem services
T17 - Accounting for ecosystem services: from biophysical assessment and monetary valuation to policy uses

17:30 - 18:30

ESP Member Forum

18:30

Conference dinner

13 December 2017

08:00 - 18:00

Field trips:
1. OCT Wetland Park
2. Shenzhen Mangrove Forest Nature Reserve
3. Shenzhen Dapeng National Geological Park

14 December 2017

08:45 - 09:00

Opening by day chair

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote speakers

-Zhiyun Ouyang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
"Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services into policy making in China"

-B. Larry Li (University of California at Riverside)
"The way forward: a biophysical exploration in quantifying ecosystem services"

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break & Ecosystem Services Fair (continues all day)

10:30 - 12:30

Parallel sessions: B2b, B10b, T4b-1, T5-1, T6, T12, T15, T16a & Ecosystem Services Fair
B:
-B2b - Urban surface waters: ecosystem services, nature-based approaches and urban regeneration
-B10b - Green and Blue Infrastructure ecosystem condition and ecosystem services delivery along urban/rural gradient

T:
-T4b-1 - Spatially explicit assessment and valuation of ecosystem services
-T5-1 - Future Scenarios and Modelling of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
-T6 - Green Justice – Considering equity, conflicts and disservices in ecosystem service research and practice
-T12 - Boundary conditions for the implementation of ecosystem based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) and climate change adaptation (EbA) measures
-T15 - Trade-offs in ecosystem services for poverty alleviation
-T16 - Financing mechanisms (incl. PES) for sustainable landscapes and ecosystem services ??

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break & Ecosystem Services Fair

14:00 - 15:30

Parallel sessions: B9, B10a-3, G2, T4b-2, T5-2, T6, T7, T14 & Ecosystem Services Fair

B:
-B9 - Growing rural ecosystem services
-B10a-3 - Urban Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Urban Development

G:
-G2 - Guidelines and Toolkits for Ecosystem Services Assessment

T:
-T4b-2 - Spatially explicit assessment and valuation of ecosystem services
-T5-2 - Future Scenarios and Modelling of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
-T6 - Green Justice – Considering equity, conflicts and disservices in ecosystem service research and practice
-T7 - The role of social sciences in the ecosystem services valuation
-T14 - Ecosystem Services assessments and trade-offs. Methods and indicators for spatial planning
(to be continued until 17:30)

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break & Ecosystem Services Fair

16:00 - 17:30

Parallel sessions: B9, B10a-3, G2, T4b-2, T5-2, T7, T14
& Ecosystem Services Fair

B:
-B9 - Growing rural ecosystem services
-B10a-3 - Urban Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Urban Development

G:
-G2 - Guidelines and Toolkits for Ecosystem Services Assessment

T:
-T4b-2 - Spatially explicit assessment and valuation of ecosystem services
-T5-2 - Future Scenarios and Modelling of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
-T7 - The role of social sciences in the ecosystem services valuation
-T14 - Ecosystem Services assessments and trade-offs. Methods and indicators for spatial planning

16:00 - 18:00

R2: Asia Forum

17:30 - 18:30

Opportunity for ESP Working Groups to meet

15 December 2017

08:45 - 09:00

Opening by day chair

09:00 - 09:30

Special guest and keynote speaker:
HRH Princess Basma bint Ali, Royal Botanic Garden, Jordan
"Enhancing Ecosystem Services through Ecological Restoration for Nature and People”

09:30 - 10:30

"Policy for Action"
High-level presentations to discuss use of ES-approach in policy & practice, including panel.
Confirmed panellists:
HRH Princess Basma bint Ali

Moderated by: Beria Leimona

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Results from workshops and plenary discussion

12:30 - 13:00

Final keynote:
Jacqueline McGlade (University College London and Maasai Mara University)
"Sustainable Development- the reality from the level of manyatta"

13:00 - 13:45

Closing ceremony

14:00

Departure

14:00 - 15:30

Post-conference sessions

invitee registration
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