*Times below are referring to the local EEST time 

06 June 2021

10:00 - 14:00

Pre-conference training session:

  •  JRC - Accounting for Ecosystem Services: theoretical basis and practical applications in Europe (Room: Grus Grus)
11:00 - 17:00

Pre-conference training session:

  • ESP TWG 4 - Applications of Remote Sensing for Ecosystem Services assessments (Room: Ursus arctos)
18:00 - 20:00

Pre-conference training session:

  • YESS - Early-Career pre-conference get together

07 June 2021

09:00 - 10:00

Registration open

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Kreutzwaldi 5
51006 Tartu
Estonia

10:00 - 10:30

Opening session (Room: Grus Grus)

10:30 - 11:30

Keynotes (Room: Grus Grus)

  • Anne Teller (European Commission) - The role of ES in implementing the EU Green deal
  • Sylvia Barova (CINEA, European Commission) - Bringing Nature back through LIFE
  • Nina Kaiser (University of Duisburg-Essen) - Short introduction on the YESS perspective (Young Ecosystem Services Specialists)
11:30 - 12:30

ESP Forum (Room: Grus Grus)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

17:00 - 18:30
18:00 - 20:00

ARIES (ARtificial Intelligence for Environment & Sustainability) Masterclass (Room: Vaccinium myrtillus)

18:30 - 21:00

Welcome reception - Kreutwaldi 5, Tartu, 51006 (Main entrance hall)

08 June 2021

08:00

Field trips:

  • Estonian Wetlands: a natural carbon sink and source of biodiversity
  • Cultural landscape and heritage in Lahemaa National Park
08:00

Online Networking (optional)

  • Gather Town lounge
  • Appointments and chats in Let's Get Digital

09 June 2021

09:25 - 09:30

Opening (Room: Grus Grus)

09:30 - 10:30

Keynotes (Room: Grus Grus)

  • Erik Gomez-Baggethun (Norwegian University of Life Sciences /European Society Ecological Economics) - Ecosystem services vs nature's contributions to people: Paradigm shift or old wine in new bottles?
  • Nadine McCormick (World Business Council for Sustainable development) - Speaking the language of business to integrate biodiversity into corporate decision-making
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30

Market Place (stands hall)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

18:30

Conference dinner at Gunpowder Cellar (Address: Lossi 28, Tartu, 51003)

10 June 2021

09:25 - 09:30

Opening (Room: Grus Grus)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30

Keynotes (Room: Grus Grus)

  • Carlos Zambrana (EcoHealth Alliance) - The links between deforestation and disease emergence or How Saving Forests Could Save Your Life
  • Anton Shkaruba (Estonian University of Life Science) - Challenges and opportunities for ES implementation with focus on Eastern Europe
16:30 - 17:00

Reflection on the conference (Room: Grus Grus)

17:00 - 17:30

Closing ceremony (Room: Grus Grus)

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