CEPF Project Completion Workshop Assessment of the Status and Distribution of Globally Threatened Plant Species in Indochina


CEPF Project Completion Workshop Assessment of the Status and Distribution of Globally Threatened Plant Species in Indochina

Address: Multi-function Room, First Floor, Building A1, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology - No. 18, Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Hanoi, Vietnam

Date: 1-2 November 2012, Thursday


1 November 2012

08:30 Registration

08:45 Welcome and introduction of participants

09:00 Opening remarks by Professor Dr. Chau Van Minh, President, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

09:10 Opening remarks by Representative of CEPF Regional Implementation Team, BirdLife
International in Indochina

09:20 Opening remarks by Ms. Olga Martha Montiel, Vice President for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

09:30 Highlights of the results of the CEPF project by Dr. Jack Regalado, Missouri Botanical

10:00 Discussions

10:30 Coffee/tea break

11:00 Diversity and conservation of threatened species of Cycas in Indochina by Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Cuc Phuong National Park

11:20 Diversity, biogeography, and conservation of threatened orchids in Indochina by Professor Leonid Averyanov, Komarov Botanical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

12:00 Lunch (catered and served at the court yard)

13:30 Conservation of threatened gingers in Indochina by Dr. Vichith Lamxay, National University of Laos, Vientiane

13:50 Conservation of threatened aroids in Indochina by Dr. Nguyen Van Du, Institute of Ecology & Biological Resources, Hanoi

14:10 Conservation of threatened rattans in Vietnam by Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, Biological Resources Department,  Institute of Marine Biochemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology, Hanoi

14:30 Diversity of gesneriads in Indochina and conservation status in Thailand by Dr. Pramote
 Triboun, Thailand Institute of Scientific & Technological Research, Pathum Thani

14:50 Conservation of threatened impatiens in Indochina by Dr. Piyakaset Suksathan, Queen Sirikit
Botanic Garden, Chiang Mai

15:10 Conservation of threatened camellias in Vietnam by Dr. Luu Hong Truong, Southern Institute of Ecology, Ho Chi Minh City

15:30 Coffee/tea break

16:00 Conservation of threatened magnolias in Vietnam by Dr. Vu Quang Nam, Vietnam Forestry University, Hanoi

16:20 Conservation of threatened dipterocarps in Indochina by Dr. Hoang Van Sam, Vietnam Forestry University, Hanoi

16:40 Discussions (Lessons learned and experiences gained from Red List assessments)

17:00 Summary and close for the day

19:00 Reception and dinner (at restaurant to be announced; kindly RSVP at registration desk)

Friday, 2 November 2012

09:00 Review of priority plant species for conservation

10:30 Coffee/tea break

11:00 Important Plant Areas (IPAs) for conservation in Thailand by Dr. Voradol Chamchumroon,
 Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Bangkok

11:20 IPAs in Cambodia by Mr. Viboth Ly, Royal University of Phnom Penh

11:40 IPAs in Lao PDR by Dr. Bouakhaykhone Svengsuksa, Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Luang

12:00 Lunch (catered and served at the court yard)

13:30 IPAs in Vietnam by Mr. Vu Anh Tai, Institute of Geography, Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology, Hanoi

13:50 Review of priority plant areas for conservation

15:00 Coffee/tea break

15:30 Enhancing capacity of the Indochina Plant Specialist Group: gaps, priorities, plan of action

16:30 The next steps (where do we go from here?)

16:45 Summary and conclusion of workshop



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