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Global Conservation Program Symposium: 1999-2009

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GLOBAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM SYMPOSIUM: 1999-2009

15-16 September, 2009
WWF-US, 1250-24th Street, NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC
Day 1: September 15, 2009

Objectives
  • Review state-of-the-art information related to three major conservation topics: threats-based approach to conservation, networks of protected areas and enterprise/livelihood and governance issues.
  • Identify important conservation lessons from GCP II.
  • Provide networking opportunities for GCP practitioners.
  • Celebrate ten years of conservation lessons.

Session
Time     
Description 

8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:05
WWF Welcome (Tom Dillon, Senior VP, WWF Field Program)
2 9:05 – 9:35
USAID Welcome & GCP Overview (Cynthia Gill, USAID Forestry and Acting Biodiversity Team Leader)
3 9:35 – 10:15 Icebreaker Activity
4
10:15 – 10:25 Review of symposium agenda and logistics
5 10:25 – 12:15

Field Lessons 1: Threats-Based Approach to Conservation Using Adaptive Management

State-of-the-Art Speaker (Mary Rowen, USAID/EGAT/NRM)

  • Speaker-led Group Discussion Activity with Report-Out Highlights Wall

12:15 1:30 LUNCH
7 1:30 – 2:45

Field Lessons 2: Creating Networks of Protected Areas – Marine & Terrestrial Tracks

Track 1: 

Track 2:Networks of Terrestrial Protected Areas

  • State-of-the-Art Speaker (CI, Miguel Morales)
  • Project Lessons
8
2:45–3:00

COFFEE BREAK


3:00- 5:00

Field Lesson 3: Enterprise Development, Livelihood Activities and Governance Issues for Conservation Projects

  • State-of-the Art Speaker (Ann Koontz, EWV)
  • Project Lessons 
    • Case 1 (WWF-Mekong, Nick Cox)
    • Case 2: (AWF-Kilimanjaro, Fiesta Warinwa)
    • Case 3: (AWF-Washington, Adam Henson)
    • Case 4: (EWV-Nepal, Sushil Gyawali)
    • Case 5: Resource Use and Tenure – The Community Resource Evaluation Tool (CI-Guyana, Curtis Bernard)
    • Case 6: (WWF-EAME, Ali Mwanchui)
    • Case 7: (WWF-Nepal, Dhan Rai)
  • Discussions with two groups (Enterprise/Livelihood, Governance)
10
5:00-5:15 Closing Session
11 5:15-7:00 RECEPTION 


DAY 2: SEPTEMBER 16, 2009

Objectives

  • Orient participants to the fundamental concepts and issues related to climate change science and programs
  • Showcase Global Conservation Program activities which address climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  • Identify key lessons and future directions for field activities in conservation.

Session 
Time
Description

8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast  
12 9:00 – 9:10 Agenda Review
13
9:10–10:20 State-of-the-Art Overview I: Climate Science and Adaptation Principles and Strategies (Jeff Price, WWF)




14
10:25-10:45
COFFEE BREAK
15 10:45-12:00
(Patrick Smith)
16 12:00-1:15
LUNCH
17
1:15-2:15

Mitigation Lessons from GCP: Panel Discussion

  • Case 5: (CI-Madagascar, Bruno Rajaspera)
  • Case 6: (EWV-Nepal, Bhishma Subedi )
  • Case 7: (WWF-Nepal, Dhan Rai)
  • Discussant Remarks (Joanna Durbin, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance)
18 
2:15--4:00

Adaptation Lessons from GCP

19 4:00-4:15 
Closing Remarks (USAID Speaker, Hannah Fairbank)

4:15-6:00 Rehearsal session for September 17 Woodrow Wilson Center presentations for GCP field panelists only
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