Program Overview

Wednesday, December 12

Registration

  • 8:45-

Welcome Remarks

  • 9:30-9:35 Sadayoshi Ito (Executive Vice President of Tohoku University)

Opening Remarks

  • 9:35-9:40 Tohru Nakashizuka

Introduction

  • 9:40-9:50 Organizer

Keynote Speech 1

    • 9:50-10:40 Jo Mulongoy - Why bother about the interface between science and policy?

Session 1: Biodiversity

Chairperson: Naoki Adachi (Response Ability, Inc)

  • 10:40-11:20 Anne Larigauderie - The science-policy interface for biodiversity
  • 11:20-12:00 Lian Pin Koh - Science-based decision support for biodiversity conservation

Lunch - 12:00-13:40

  • 13:40-14:20 Pavan Sukhdev - Can Today’s Corporation Deliver Tomorrow’s Economy?
  • 14:20-15:00 Noritaka Ichida - Can the Convention on Biological Diversity ( CBD ) reduce the loss of biodiversity ?

Coffee Break - 15:00-15:30

Session 2: Fishery

Chairperson: Aiko Yamauchi (World Wide Fund for Nature, Japan)

  • 15:30-16:10 Nobuyuki Yagi - Need an additional rule or better surveillance and control of existing rules?: an overview of the current status of international managements on living marine resources in the ocean
  • 16:10-16:50 Roger Martini - An OECD perspective on Green Growth in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Coffee Break - 16:50-17:10

  • 17:10-17:50 Satoshi Ishikawa - Co-design, Co-produce of local people, researchers, and governments for sustainable rural development in Southeast Asian Coastal zone.
  • 17:50-18:30 Arne Eide - Fisheries management moving from the modelling approach towards expert systems and rule based control: Improvement or Failure?

Welcome Reception

  • 18:50-21:00

Thursday, December 13

Keynote Speech 2

  • 9:00-9:50 Jeffrey McNeely - Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services:What they mean to agriculture, fisheries, and climate change

Session 3: Agriculture

Chairperson: Osamu Saito (United Nations University)

  • 9:50-10:30 Kevin Parris - Measuring the environmental performance of agriculture: Lessons learned and future directions from work on OECD countries
  • 10:30-11:10 Paul F Donald - Impacts of EU agriculture and nature conservation policies on European bird populations: identifying causal links between policy implementation and wildlife responses

Coffee Break - 11:10-11:30

  • 11:30-12:10 Joshua Bishop
  • 12:10-12:50 Yoshiaki Nishikawa - Institutions for sustainable management of agro-biodiversity -harmonization among local, national and global perspectives

Poster Session

  • 12:50-13:30 Poster Preview
  • 13:30-15:10 Poster Viewing/Lunch

Student Review

  • 15:10-15:55

Break - 15:55-16:05

General Discussion

  • 16:05-17:20

Closing Remarks

  • 17:20-17:25

Friday, December 14

Excursion