Agenda

AGENDA (Download here)

Sunday, October 20, 2019
– Registration & Welcome Reception
Monday, October 21, 2019
Field Visits to Dilijan National Park & Margahovit Village
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
– Opening Session & Keynote Address
– Challenges & Opportunities for Armenia to Protect & Expand Its Forest Coverage
– Forest Conservation in Turkey, Lebanon, Israel
– Impacts & Gaps in Forestry Initiatives Supported by International Organizations
– Biodiversity Conservation Including the Challenge of Invasive Species
– Dinner Reception
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
– Financing Mechanisms for Forest Conservation & Reforestation
– Balancing Rural Energy Demand, Poverty & Forest Conservation
– Role of the IT Sector & Technological Innovation in Forest Management
– Forests as Complex Ecosystems (Biodiversity, Soil, Water & Climate Regulation)
– Prospects for Commercial Forestry in Armenia
– Afternoon Field Trips & Student Sessions:
Option 1: ATP’s Tree Nursery in Karin Village
Option 2: Tour of Garni Temple & Geghard Monastery
Option 3: Tour of Etchmiadzin Cathedral & Zvartnots Temple
Option 4: Afternoon Summit of Students & Young Leaders
– Closing Reception & Networking
NOTE: THIS IS A PRELIMINARY WORKING AGENDA. SESSION TOPICS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

 

Dilijan National Park © Hakob Hovhannisyan