The Future of Ecology and Civilisation at the Science-Policy Interface

Friday, August 18, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM UTC

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The Future of Ecology and Civilisation at the Science-Policy Interface


Hosted by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellows


This session presents the research and experience of fellows of each of the Assessments of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The session combines the presentation of research papers with a panel discussion of the IPBES fellows experience and the contribution that Early-Career Scholars can make at the Science-Policy interface.  Format: 90 minutes: 45 minute online conference (5 x 5 min speed presentations + 20 minutes discussion) and 45 minute panel discussion (3 x 3 minute opening remarks from panelists + 35 minutes discussion)


DATE AND TIME: Friday 18th August, 11 am UTC


LINK: https://futureearth.adobeconnect.com/ecpfe_ipbes/



PANEL DISCUSSION:


Cultural Identity: A Central Asset for Community Resilience (confirmed)

Juliana Farinaci (confirmed)

Centro de Ciência do Sistema Terrestre, IPBES Americas Assessment


Title (tbc)

Sonali Ghosh (confirmed)

Wildlife Institute of India, IPBES Asia-Pacific Assessment


Enhancing the work of IPBES in the Africa region through improved knowledge, data and capacity for uptake in ecosystem assessment and sustainable development

Nadia Sitas (confirmed)

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, IPBES Africa Assessment


The Economics of Land Degradation - Ecosystem Services Valuation in the Kyrgyz Republic (Title tbc)

Rahat Sabyrbek (confirmed)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, IPBES Europe and Central Asia Assessment


The IPBES Assessment and Legal Protection of Soils

Maylis Derousseux (tbc)

IPBES Land Degradation Assessment



PANEL DISCUSSION: The role of Early-Career Scholars at the Science-Policy Interface


3 minute opening from each of the discussants followed by panel discussion with fellows from each of the IPBES Assessments.  


DISCUSSANTS:


1) Early Career Scholars and Practitioners Essential for Sustainability

Abigail Lynch, US Geological Survey, IPBES Global Fellows (confirmed)


2) Maximising Capacity Building in the Next Generation of Science-Policy Experts

Catherine Febria (confirmed)

University of Canterbury, IPBES Asia-Pacific Assessment


3) Possible contributions of IPBES Fellows to enhance credibility, relevance and legitimacy of IPBES deliverables

Yasuo Takahashi (confirmed)

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, IPBES Asia-Pacific Assessment


OTHER PANELISTS

1) IPBES Africa Assessment


2) IPBES Americas Assessment


3) IPBES Europe and Central-Asia Assessment


4) IPBES Land Degradation Assessment

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