Preliminary Program

Friday, October 11

                                      • Welcome reception (included in registration, 6pm)

Saturday, October 12

                                  • Parallel panel sessions 8:45 am – 5:00pm
                                  • Special Session, How to get Published by Sara Bebbington, Elsevier
                                  • Come and learn about the publishing process, insights into how to write a paper, how to find the right journal, the editorial process, common misconceptions that come with publishing such as ethics, language and copyright. How to promote and share your article once it’s been accepted, choosing whether to publish your article as open access and monitoring its success via metrics.
                                  • Plenary roundtable (1:00-2:00pm)
                                      • Cathy Boone, London School of Economics
                                      • Diana Mitlin, University of Manchester
                                      • Prabhu PingaliCornell University
                                      • Vijayendra Rao, World Bank
                                      • Forhad Shilpi, World Bank
                                  • Plenary journal editor’s roundtable (4-5:30pm)
                                      • Arun Agrawal, World Development
                                      • Enrica Chiappero, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
                                      • Jessica Fanzo, Food Security
                                      • Lance Gunderson, Ecology and Society
                                      • Pamela Jagger, World Development Perspectives
                                      • Joan Nassauer, Landscape and Urban Planning
                                      • Vijayendra Rao, Global Perspectives
                                      • Linda Prokopy, Society and Natural Resources

Sunday, October 13

                  • Parallel panel sessions 9:00am – 5:00pm
                  • Plenary keynote address (2:30-3:30pm)
                  • Dr. Rosina Bierbaum, Professor and Dean Emerita of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Roy F. Weston Chair in Natural Economics at the University of Maryland.  She chairs the Science and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility, and serves as a Science Adviser to the newly created Global Adaptation Commission. Bierbaum’s experience extends from climate science into foreign relations and international development. Bierbaum served for two decades in both the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. Government. Bierbaum will discuss the Global Commission on Adaptation’s 2019 flagship report, and lessons learned about bringing practitioner needs to academics.

Monday, October 14

                                          • Parallel panel sessions 9:00am – 5:00pm