Agenda

The 12th Training Course
WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT IN THE MEKONG BASIN
6 – 23 July 2015 Sponsors

International Crane Foundation & Yezin Agricultural University

Host

Yezin Agricultural University, Nay Pi Taw, Myanmar

The 12th Regional Training Course on Wetland Ecology and Management in the Mekong Basin

 6 – 23 July 2015 – Yezin Agricultural University, Nay Pi Taw, Myanmar

TRAINING PROGRAME

6 July

All day

International participants arrive in Yangon

 

7 July

All day

Travel to YAU – Registration – Welcome party

 

8 July

8:00-8:15

Opening speech by YAU President 

YAU President

8:15-8:25

Welcome speech, International Crane Foundation

Tran Triet

8:25-9:00

Review of Mekong Wetland University Network activities

Duong Van Ni

9:00-9:30

Introduction of training course program -Participant introduction

Tran Triet

9:30-10:00

Coffee break

 

10:00-12:00

Lecture 1: Introduction to wetland ecosystems: definition, structure and function;

Sansanee Choowaew

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

 

13:30-15:00

Lecture 2: The management of wetland biodiversity with special reference to ASEAN region

Mashhor Mansor

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30-17:00

Lecture 3: Wetland hydrology

Richard Keim

Evening

Wetland hydrology assignment

 

9 July

8:30-10:00

Lecture 4: Special topic related to Myanmar wetlands         

U Win Naing Thaw

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

 

10:30-12:30

Hydrology assignment presentation

Richard Keim

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

 

13:30-15:00

Lecture 5: Wetland Soils

Duong Van Ni

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30-17:00

Lecture 6: Wetland plants and vegetation

Tran Triet

10 July

8:30-10:00

Lecture 7: Water birds

Nguyen Hoai Bao

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

 

10:30-12:00

Lecture 8: Wetland values and valuation

Sansanee Choowaew

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

 

13:30-15:00

Lecture 9: Special topic related to Myanmar wetlands

Mie Mie Aung

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30-17:00

Introduction to field sites

YAU Team

11 July

All day

Field practice at a wetland nearby YAU campus

 

12 July

All day

Field practice at a wetland nearby YAU campus

 

13 July

All day

Travel to Inle Lake

 

14 July

All day

Wetland field study  in Inle Lake

 

15 July

All day

Wetland field study  in Inle Lake

 

16 July

All day

Wetland field study  in Inle Lake

 

17 July

All day

Travel to YAU

 

18 July

All day

Data analysis and report writing

 

19 July

All day

Data analysis and report writing

 

20 July

All day

Data analysis and report writing

 

21 July

 

 

8:00-12:00

Workshop – presentation of training results

 

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

 

13:30-15:00

Training course evaluation

 

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30-17:00

Closing ceremony

 

Evening

Farwell party

 

22 July

All day

Travel to Yangon

 

23 July

All day

Departure day

 


Contact Details

Duong Van Ni

CEO, Wetland University Network (WUN)

College of Natural Resource Management

T: +84 909 987 887

E: duongvani@gmail.com

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