Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-01: Survey Solutions CAPI/CAWI System of Mobile Data Collection
Session Chair: Michael Lokshin, World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 
 
ID: 1150 / 13-01: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations

MasterClass: Survey solutions

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

 
9:00am - 10:30am13-02: Using UAVs, GIS, and the Cloud for Land Administration

For more information or signing up, please contact

mihnea.mihailescu@teamnet.ro

MC C1-100 
 
ID: 1007 / 13-02: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Could We Cadaster Faster in an Integrated IT System by using UAVs with GIS Services in a Cloud Infrastructure?

Mihnea Mihailescu

Teamnet Group, Romania

Biography
Mihnea Mihailescu has been building and implementing cadaster and land management systems and products for the past 9 years, working for IBM and Teamnet Group in Romania.
Mihnea has more than 10 years of project and program management experience in a variety of projects: integrated systems implementation, consultancy, custom software development and outsourcing.
Mihnea manages projects in both private and public sector in Romania and has also worked on international projects in The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The industry verticals he worked for include: public sector, retail, education and automotive.
He managed projects of more then 50 people and subcontractors from different countries and cultures of the world like Romania, India, UK and US. He is also experienced in European (Phare, FSE/FEDR) or World Bank funded projects' management.
Mihnea graduated the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest in 2003.
13-02-Mihailescu-1007_paper.pdf
13-02-Mihailescu-1007_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-03: MasterClass: Mapathon!

For more information or signing up, please contact mikel@mapbox.com

MC C1-200 
 
ID: 999 / 13-03: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Mapathon for land! A masterclass in Open Mapping

Mikel Maron

Mapbox, United States of America

13-03-Maron-999_ppt.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-04: LandAc Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue

For more information: Lucy Oates l.e.oates@uu.nl

MC 6-100 
 
ID: 1122 / 13-04: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue In Land Governance: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward

Lucy Oates, Gemma Betsema

LANDac (Netherlands Academy for Land Governance), Netherlands, The

Biography
tbd
13-04-Oates-1122_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-05: Screening Prospective Investors

For more information or signing up, please contact aokumura@worldbankgroup.org

MC 7-100 
 
ID: 236 / 13-05: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations

Screening Prospective Investors

William Speller1, Hafiz Mirza1, Asuka Okumura2, Paul Gardner Yvelin De Beville2, Duncan Pringle2, Chris Brett2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, USA

13-05-Speller-236_paper.pdf
13-05-Speller-236_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-06: Its4land - 7 Innovations, 7 Lessons, 70 Minutes

For more information or signing up, please contact r.m.bennett@utwente.nl

MC 8-100 
 
ID: 302 / 13-06: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: stakeholder needs, assessment, Theory of Change, innovation

Its4land - 7 Innovations, 7 lessons, 70 minutes

Rohan Bennett1, Jaap Zevenbergen2, Tarek Zein1, Mila Koeva1, Serene Ho3, Joep Crompvoets3

1University of Twente (ITC), The Netherlands; 2Hansa Luftbild, Germany; 3KU Leuven, Belgium

13-06-Bennett-302_paper.pdf
13-06-Bennett-302_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-07: Land & Forest Tenure Reform for Policymakers & Practitioners

For more information or signing up, please contact a.larson@cgiar.org

MC 9-100 
 
ID: 1000 / 13-07: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land And Forest Tenure Reform Implementation And Tenure Security: An Orientation for Policy Makers And Practitioners

Anne Larson, Esther Mwangi, Mani Banjade

Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

Biography
Anne Larson is a Principal Scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), based in Lima, Peru. She obtained her PhD in 2001 from U.C. Berkeley in Wildland Resource Science, with an emphasis on resource policy and institutions. Her current research priorities include opportunities for and challenges to forest tenure reforms; women’s rights to land in communal forests; and multilevel governance, REDD+ and low emissions development. She coordinates fieldwork in Peru, Nicaragua, Mexico, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Anne represents CIFOR to the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and served as a council member of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) until 2016. She has done both more traditional and action research, as well as supporting innovative initiatives such as the design of a diploma course for indigenous communities and leaders. Prior to obtaining her PhD, she worked as a journalist, activist and lobbyist.
13-07-Larson-1000_paper.pdf
13-07-Larson-1000_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-08: Land Tools for Secure Tenure for All

For more information or signing up, please contact danilo.antonio@unhabitat.org

MC 10-100 
 
ID: 996 / 13-08: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land Tools for Secure Tenure for All

Danilo Antonio, Cyprian Selebalo, John Gitau, Samuel Mabikke

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Kenya

Biography
Danilo Antonio is a Programme Officer at Land and GLTN Unit under the Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch of UN-Habitat. As a public servant for 15 years, he has been a key driver of change and reform of the Philippines’ land tenure, administration and management system particularly through his previous senior positions to the World Bank-AusAID assisted Land Administration and Management Program (LAMP). He has been a trainer and a lecturer at the Geodetic Engineering Department of FEATI University, Philippines. Also, he has been actively contributing to land sector reforms in the areas of professional development, training and capacity building, institutional development and change management.
13-08-Antonio-996_paper.pdf
13-08-Antonio-996_ppt.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-09: The Root of the Measure: Methodological Experiment

For more information or signing up, please contact hmoylan@worldbank.org

MC C2-125 
 
ID: 826 / 13-09: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: Malawi, Cassava, Telephone, Diaries, DNA Fingerprinting

The Root of the Measure: Methodological Experiment on Cassava Production and Variety Identification

Heather Moylan1, Talip Kilic1, John Ilukor1, Innocent Phiri2

1World Bank; 2Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

13-09-Moylan-826_paper.pdf
13-09-Moylan-826_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-10: Low Cost Valuation Methodologies

For more information or signing up, please contact clark@iaao.org

MC C2-131 
 
ID: 187 / 13-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Low Cost Valuation Methodologies with Excel and ArcGIS Online

Brent Jones1, Larry Clark2

1Esri, United States of America; 2International Association of Assessment Officials (IAAO)

Biography
Based in Washington D.C., Brent Jones oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development, and marketing activities for land records, cadastral, surveying, and land administration. As a recognized technology innovator, Jones specializes in modernizing existing land administration systems and designing new GIS-based cadastral management platforms for small and large governments around the globe. He is a member of the URISA board of directors and past president of the Geospatial Information and Technology Association and a current member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information Management sitting on the Expert Group on Land Administration and Management.
13-10-Jones-187_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-11: Fit-for-Purpose Approach to Land Administration in Africa

For more information or signing up, please contact robin.mclaren@KnowEdge.com

MC C2-135 
 
ID: 1036 / 13-11: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Implementing a Fit-For-Purpose Approach to Land Administration in Sub-Sahara Africa

Robin McLaren1, Stig Enemark1, Oumar Sylla2, Kathrine Kelm3

1FIG; 2GLTN; 3World Bank Group

Biography
Robin McLaren is currently director of Know Edge Ltd a UK based, independent management consulting company formed in 1986 specialising in the application of geospatial information and is a prominent consultant in land administration. He works extensively with United Nations agencies, World Bank and EU on land policy / land administration / NSDI programmes in Africa, Far East, Asia and Europe and he is on a mission to ensure that Land Professionals are delivering appropriate land administration services to the citizen. He was the lead consultant in formulating the UK Location Strategy. Robin has an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow for contributions to geomatics and land administration and is an Honorary Fellow at the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh. He has co-authored the recent GLTN publication on ‘Fit For Purpose Land Administration: Guiding Principles for Country Implementation’.
13-11-McLaren-1036_paper.pdf
13-11-McLaren-1036_ppt.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-12: MasterClass: High Council of Notaries
Session Chair: Lionel Galliez, International Union of Notaries (UINL), France
MC 6-860 
 
ID: 1179 / 13-12: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience

What Role for Notaries in Strengthening Land Tenure Security

Willy Giacchino

Conseil supérieur du notariat, France

 
9:00am - 10:30am13-13: Experience from Russian Land Administration Reform

Translation Russian, Masterclass by Rosreestr- Russian registry 

J 1-050 
 
ID: 1228 / 13-13: 1
Invited Paper

Experience sharing Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr)

Konstantin Koltoniuk

Rosreestr, Russian Federation

13-13-Koltoniuk-1228_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-14: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Public Data
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, UC San Diego, United States of America

For more information or signing up, please contact rgoldblatt@ucsd.edu

MC C2-142 
 
ID: 1003 / 13-14: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Introduction to Remote Sensing and Publicly Accessible Data

Ran Goldblatt

UCSD

Biography
tbd
13-14-Goldblatt-1003.docx
 
9:00am - 10:30am13-15: MasterClass: Google Earth Engine
Session Chair: Nicholas Clinton, Google, United States of America

For more information or signing up, please contact nclinton@google.com

J B1-065 
9:00am - 3:00pmGlobal Donor Working Group on Land (by invitation only)
MC 13-121 
9:00am - 4:00pmField Trip: Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue in Stafford County (Virginia, USA)

How is land administration, revenue collection and valuation, land acquision and  land use planning organised and regulated in the  USA? Join us in Stafford County, Virginia, on this fieldtrip hosted by the Commissioner of the Revenue at the County Assessor’s office and organized with support of Thomson Reuters. Departure  at 9:00am with an estimated return around 4:00 PM. Pre-registration required via: ceberz@worldbank.org

 
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 2:00pmCIFOR Research Team - Closed Meeting

webex.

MC 7-860 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-01: MasterClass: Adept
Session Chair: Michael Lokshin, World Bank, United States of America

tbd

MC 2-800 
 
ID: 1151 / 14-01: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations

MasterClass: Adept

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-02: Land Administration Software Customization Using InnoLa

For more information or signing up, please contact maksym.kalyta@innola-solutions.com

MC C1-100 
 
ID: 993 / 14-02: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Examples Of Land Administration Software Customization Using InnoLA Framework

Maksym Kalyta, Vasyl Melnychuk

Innola Solutions, Inc., United States of America

Biography
Maksym Kalyta is Principal Product Manager at Innola Solutions, Inc. and he is responsible for company’s product management strategy. Originally, he started to work as Business Analyst at Intentional Land Systems (ILS), Inc. and has more than 15 years’ experience of working in former Soviet Union states, USA, Europe, Africa and Central America. During this time, he got strong technical background and relevant international experience in designing, developing and implementing computerized property registration and land administration systems, both workflow-driven and highly customizable. Often acting as Technical Project Manager in various implementation, he was responsible for software development and software product management for the land administration systems, including title registration and deeds recording.
14-02-Kalyta-993_paper.pdf
14-02-Kalyta-993_ppt.pptx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-03: Economic Appraisal of Land and Geospatial Projects

For more information or signing up, please contact andrew.coote@consultingwhere.com

MC C1-200 
 
ID: 991 / 14-03: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Economic Appraisal for Land and Geospatial Projects

Andrew Coote1, Aanchal Anand2, Alan Smart3

1Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom; 2World Bank; 3ACIL Allen

Biography
Andrew has thirty years experience in the development and use of information systems, specialising in the management and economic justification of location-enabled applications. He has held senior management positions in both the public and private sector in the UK and Africa and undertaken strategic consultancy assignments in Europe, United States, Middle East, Russia, Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

His expertise in economic assessment and business case development (cost-benefit / RoI studies) stretches back over 20 years. Significantly, he has recently led ground-breaking studies assessing the return on investment of address geography for local government, work for EuroSDR on the socio-economic benefits of 3D geo-information to several land-focused use cases and valuing the economic stimulus of “free at the point of use” spatial data in Great Britain.

He lectures on business management and has designed and delivered management training courses on investment appraisal of geospatial projects and risk-based Project Management.
14-03-Coote-991_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-04: Guide to the Valuation of Unregistered Land

For more information or signing up, please contact mikemackd@hotmail.com

 
MC 6-100 
 
ID: 481 / 14-04: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: land, unregistered, valuation, property, rights

Introducing a Guide to the Valuation of Unregistered Land

Michael McDermott1, Matt Myers2, Cyprian Selabalo3, Danilo Antonio3, Chryssy Potsiou4, Steven Nystrom4

1Global Property Advisory, Australia; 2South Pacific Property Advisors, Fiji; 3UN-HABITAT/GLTN; 4FIG

14-04-McDermott-481.docx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-05: Responsible Governance of Tenure: Technical Guide

For more information or signing up, please contact vhugen@msn.com

MC 7-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-06: Mobile Field Data Collection

For more information or signing up, please contact laneb@pixia.com

MC 8-100 
 
ID: 922 / 14-06: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Mobile and Disconnected Field Data Collection

Bryan Lane, Scott Pakula

PIXIA Corp, United States of America

Biography
Bryan is a defense and security professional with expertise in data analysis and technology acquisition. He is the Product Owner for PIXIA and focuses on steering product technology roadmaps to meet business challenges. Prior to PIXIA, he advised senior defense executives on terrestrial, manned, and unmanned intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms through data-driven technology assessments as an analytic consultant with IBM. He also assisted the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) in managing a $1 billion technology portfolio. Bryan served as an Arabic linguist in the US Marine Corps and has observed battlefield technology performance in Iraq and Afghanistan, giving him a unique perspective as a producer and consumer of geospatial data. Bryan studied Arabic language at Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California; Bryan studied Economics at George Mason University and previously volunteered as the Director of Membership Analysis for the global organization, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.
14-06-Lane-922_ppt.pptx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-07: Towards Sustainable Pastoralism: The FAO VGGT Guide 6

For more information or signing up, please contact f.flintan@cgiar.org

MC 9-100 
 
ID: 667 / 14-07: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Pastoralism, VGGT, FAO, governance, tenure-security

Towards Sustainable Pastoralism Through Improving Governance of Pastoral Lands: Implementation of the FAO VGGT Governance of Techncial Guide No. 6

Vivian Onyango1, Gregorio VelascoGil1, Fiona Flintan2, Jonathan Davies3

1Pastoralist Knowledge Hub (PKH), FAO,; 2International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); 3World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP)/International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

14-07-Onyango-667_paper.pdf
14-07-Onyango-667_ppt.pptx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-08: Emerging Alternative Land Tools in MENA and Asia

For more information or signing up, please contact s.sait@uel.ac.uk

MC 10-100 
 
ID: 1008 / 14-08: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Emerging Alternative Land And Financing Tools In MENA And Asia

M. Siraj Sait1, Jean Du Plessis2, Reza Pourvaziry3

1University of East London, United Kingdom; 2UN-Habitat, Global Land Tool Network, Kenya; 3International City Leaders, Canada

Biography
Professor Siraj Sait is Director of the Centre of Islamic Finance, Law and Communities (CIFLAC), an interdisciplinary research led centre at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law at the University of East London, UK. A graduate of the Universities of Madras, Harvard and London, Sait has widely published in the areas of land and property rights, gender, youth, conflict studies and financial inclusion particularly in the MENA and Asia region. His research impact case study on land rights in the MENA region was highly ranked at the UK Research Excellence Framework Exercise 2014. He has worked with the Government of Tamil Nadu, India and at UN-Habitat helped set up the Global Land Tool Network, and has worked exensively with international agencies, governments and civil society. He headed the evaluation of UN programmes in Iraq, chaired the law drafting committee in Mogadishu Somalia, carried out training of Indonesian officials for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and training of officials on municipal finance in Saudi Arabia, and serves as member of the Advisory Group on Gender Issues advises the UN-Habitat Executive Director.
14-08-Sait-1008.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-09: Development of a Global Land Index

For more information or signing up, please contact dr.vrajlal.sapovadia@gmail.com

MC C2-125 
 
ID: 960 / 14-09: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Demonstrating Development of First Global Land Index

Vrajlal Sapovadia

Techno Consult, India

Biography
Dr. Vrajlal Sapovadia is and academician and development researcher. His publications featured in refereed journals including Harvard International Review. An expert to align SDGs with business strategy, his focus of research is finding unconventional business models to eradicate poverty.
14-09-Sapovadia-960.docx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-10: Earth Observation For Sustainable Development

For more information or signing up, please contact r.zurita-milla@utwente.nl

MC C2-131 
 
ID: 992 / 14-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Earth Observation for Sustainable development: agriculture and rural development

David Annandale1, Evelyn Aparicio2, Anna Burzykowska3, Remco Dost4, Eva Haas5, Silvia Huber6, Annemarie Klaasse4, Parya Pasha Zadeh7, Almudena Rodriguez8, Bastiaan Roos2, Niels Wielaard9, Raul Zurita-Milla7

1Lahmeyer International, Germany; 2Nelen en Schuurmans, the Netherlands; 3European Space Agency ESA, Italy; 4eLEAF BV, the Netherlands; 5GeoVille, Austria; 6DHI-GRAS, Denmark; 7Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands; 8SpaceTec, Belgium; 9Satelligence, the Netherlands

Biography
Raúl ZURITA-MILLA received in 2008 a Ph.D. degree from Wageningen University for his research on the use of the fused medium and high spatial resolution satellite images for mapping and monitoring heterogeneous landscapes. That same year, he joined the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth observation (ITC) of the University of Twente (The Netherlands), where he is currently Associate Professor in spatio-temporal analytics. He is actively involved in teaching GIS, Remote Sensing and programming courses to MSc and post-graduate international students as well as in national and international research projects. He has published more than 30 journal peer-reviewed articles and it is on the editorial board of the online journal “Remote Sensing”.
14-10-Annandale-992_paper.pdf
14-10-Annandale-992_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-11: Leveraging Land: Land-Based Finance

For more information or signing up, please contact larrycwalters@gmail.com

 

MC C2-135 
 
ID: 984 / 14-11: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Leveraging Land: Land-based Finance for Local Governments

Lawrence Walters1, Liz Paterson2, Jean duPlessis2, Rebecca Ochong2

1Brigham Young University, United States of America; 2UN-Habitat

Biography
Dr. Walters is an Emeritus Professor of Public Management at the Romney Institute of Public Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. He continues to teach courses on land and real estate taxation at the International Institute of Urban Management (IHS), Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands. His research has received national awards for excellence. He has served as an advisor to a number of governments at all levels. He recently completed a co-edited volume on property tax policy and administration and a UN-Habitat property tax policy guide for developing countries. His most recent work is focused on developing land-based financing tools and training materials for developing countries. Dr. Walters received his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
14-11-Walters-984_paper.pdf
14-11-Walters-984_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-12: Land Contracts: Tools & Strategies for Greater Transparency

For more information or signing up, please contact jcoleman@law.columbia.edu

MC 6-860 
 
ID: 997 / 14-12: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land Contracts: Tools and Strategies for Greater Transparency and More Responsible Investments

Jesse Coleman1, Kaitlin Cordes1, Sam Szoke-Burke1, Carin Smaller2, Mohamed Coulibaly2, Francine Picard2, William Speller2

1Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada

Biography
Jesse Coleman is a Legal Researcher at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, where she focuses on sustainable investment in land and agriculture, international investment law and policy, and the nexus between human rights and investment. Jesse earned an LL.B. (Law) and B.A in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin, and an LL.M. (International Law) from the University of Cambridge.

Mohamed Coulibaly works for the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) as Law and Agriculture Advisor. His works focus on legal and policy counseling of governments in developing countries who solicit the assistance of IISD on a range of issues relating to investment in Agriculture.
14-12-Coleman-997_paper.pdf
14-12-Coleman-997_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-13: Land policy reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo
J 1-050 
 
ID: 1226 / 14-13: 1
Invited Paper

Progress and outlook of land reform and land use policy in RDC -I

Floribert Bayengeha Nyamwoga

D.R. CONGO OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-14: Introduction to Google Earth Engine
Session Chair: Nicholas Clinton, Google, United States of America

For more information or signing up, please contact nclinton@google.com

 

MC C2-142 
 
ID: 1034 / 14-14: 1
Invited Paper

Introduction to Google Earth Engine

Nicholas Clinton

Google, United States of America

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-15: Using Google Earth Engine for Advanced Analysis I
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, UC San Diego, United States of America

For more information please contact: rgoldblatt@ucsd.edu for signing up:  https://signup.earthengine.google.com/#/

J B1-065 
 
ID: 1225 / 14-15: 1
Invited Paper

Introduction to Google Earth Engine

Ran Goldblatt

UC San Diego, United States of America

 
12:30pm - 1:30pmILC: International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Contact ILC Rangelands Initiative: Fiona Flinton: rangelandsinitiativeglobal.ilc@gmail.com

MC 9-100 
12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch
Front Lobby 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-01: Elevating Land Rights beyond the Development Community

For more information or signing up, please contact chrisj@landesa.org

MC 2-800 
 
ID: 994 / 15-01: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

How to Elevate Land Rights Within the Development Community and Beyond: Messaging, Advocacy and Communications

Chris Jochnick1, Stephanie Keene2, Paola Totaro3, Anne Shaffer Myers4, Wael Zakout5, Neil Sorensen6, Cristina Cambiaghi7

1Landesa, United States of America; 2Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America; 3Thomson Reuters Foundation, United Kingdom; 4Habitat for Humanity International, United States of America; 5World Bank Group, United States of America; 6Land Portal, The Netherlands; 7International Land Coalition, Italy

Biography
Chris Jochnick is a global land rights expert and social entrepreneur with decades of experience in international development. Chris joined Landesa as CEO in August 2015 after leading Oxfam America’s work on business and development including shareholder engagement, value chain assessments, and collaborative advocacy initiatives, such as the successful “Behind the Brands” campaign. Chris spent seven years working in Latin America, devoting much of that time to addressing threats to indigenous peoples’ land rights. Jochnick is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a former fellow of the MacArthur Foundation and Echoing Green. He teaches a course on business and human rights at Harvard Law School. Chris lives in Washington, DC with his wife and four children.
15-01-Jochnick-994.docx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-02: Mass Appraisal of Land Values

For more information or signing up, please contact Colatruglio@iaao.org

MC C1-100 
 
ID: 148 / 15-02: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: appraisal, value, cost

Where Do We Begin?

Charley Colatruglio, Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America

15-02-Colatruglio-148_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-03: Land Management Ecosystems

For more information or signing up, please contact auerswald@gmu.edu

MC C1-200 
 
ID: 1005 / 15-03: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land Management Ecosystems — Challenges, Enablers and the Future

Diego Molano3, Philip Auerswald1, Pranab Choudhury2, Camilo Pardo1, Sachin Garg1

1George Mason University, United States of America; 2Center for Land Governance, NR Management Consultants India Pvt. Ltd.; 3Formerly ICT Minister, Government of Colombia

Biography
Philip Auerswald is an Associate Professor at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government; the cofounder of Zilla LLC (http:zilla.land), a startup focused on enabling opportunity around digital land records; the cochair and executive director of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network, an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation; and the the cofounder and coeditor of Innovations, a quarterly journal about entrepreneurial solutions to global challenges published by MIT Press. His most recent book is The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand-Year History, forthcoming from Oxford University Press in February 2017. In June 2013 he led the launch of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an organization dedicated to using the National Mall in Washington DC as a platform to celebrate and support entrepreneurship and innovation. He has blogged and written op-eds for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The International Herald Tribune, and The San Francisco Chronicle; has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and Slate; and has interviewed on CBS News Sunday, NPR, and Fox, among other outlets.
15-03-Molano-1005_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-04: People-Centred Land Monitoring – the Dashboard

For more information and participation please contact: Anseeuw, Ward <w.anseeuw@landcoalition.org>

MC 6-100 
 
ID: 1161 / 15-04: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Contributing to SDGs and VGGTs through people-centred land monitoring – the Dashboard

Ward Anseeuw

CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy

Biography
Dr Ward Anseeuw, a development economist and policy analyst, is a research fellow at the Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD). He is presently being seconded to the International Land Coalition as a Senior Technical Specialist “Knowledge, Learning, Innovation and data”. For the last 12 years, he was seconded to the University of Pretoria, as a senior research fellow to the Post-Graduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development and as the co-director of the Center for the Study of Governance Innovations (GovInn) – which he founded in 2012. His work focuses mainly on issues of agricultural and land policies, agrarian and land reforms, large-scale land acquisitions as well as to participatory approaches of data generation, governance and advocacy regarding land. He has published extensively on these issues in scientific journals and with renowned publishers.
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-05: Gender and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa

For more information or signing up, please contact Ewakesho@oxfam.org.uk

MC 7-100 
 
ID: 544 / 15-05: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land for infrastructure, investment, disaster risk reduction
Keywords: Large Scale Land Based Investments, Gender, Women

Gender and Responsible Large Scale Land Based Investment in Agriculture in Africa: A Gendered Guide on Meaningful Community Engagement

Eileen Wakesho Mwagae1, Francine Picard2

1Oxfam Pan Africa Programme; 2International Institute for Sustainable Development

15-05-Mwagae-544_ppt.ppt
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-06: Handbook of Geospatial Best Practices

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MC 8-100 
 
ID: 732 / 15-06: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: geospatial, land registration, field mapping

Handbook of Geospatial Best Practices for Land Governance

Stephen Calder

Adam Smith International, Ltd., United States of America

15-06-Calder-732_paper.pdf
15-06-Calder-732_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-07: Forest Governance Market and Climate Program

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MC 9-100 
 
ID: 1006 / 15-07: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Forest Governance Market and Climate Programme (FGMC)

Francesca Marzatico02, Hugh Speechly01, Sandra Thiam03, Art Blundell04

1Palladium; 2Palladium; 3European Forest Institute; 4Forest Trends

Biography
Dr. Francesca Marzatico is a land governance and tenure expert. Currently she is working as Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) technical advisor to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation in Myanmar. She been working on land governance in conflict and post conflict countries with different organizations and institutions at national and global level. Dr. Marzatico supported the development of several legislation, policy documents and guidelines on land and natural resources. She has an extensive international experience in human rights and land related issues in post conflict situations and developing countries. Ms. Marzatico holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Law and an M.A. in Constitutional Law. She has researched, taught, consulted and written on land and conflict, large scale infrastructure development, large scale land investments and human rights. She participates in international global conferences on land related issues.
15-07-Marzatico-1006_paper.pdf
15-07-Marzatico-1006_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-08: The Social Tenure Domain Model

For more information or signing up, please contact danilo.antonio@unhabitat.org

 
MC 10-100 
 
ID: 995 / 15-08: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Actualizing Standards and Interoperability, Participatory Enumerations and Mapping through the Social Tenure Domain Model

Danilo Antonio, John Gitau, Cyprian Selebalo, Hellen Nyamweru, Everlyne Nairesiae

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Kenya

Biography
Danilo Antonio is a Programme Officer at Land and GLTN Unit under the Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch of UN-Habitat. As a public servant for 15 years, he has been a key driver of change and reform of the Philippines’ land tenure, administration and management system particularly through his previous senior positions to the World Bank-AusAID assisted Land Administration and Management Program (LAMP). He has been a trainer and a lecturer at the Geodetic Engineering Department of FEATI University, Philippines. Also, he has been actively contributing to land sector reforms in the areas of professional development, training and capacity building, institutional development and change management.
15-08-Antonio-995_paper.pdf
15-08-Antonio-995_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-09: Women's Claim Making Strategies

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MC C2-125 
 
ID: 1001 / 15-09: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

The Culture Of Land Ownership: Women's Claim Making Strategies

Shipra Deo, Govind Kelkar

Landesa, India

Biography
Govind Kelkar is the Senior Adviser to Landesa, India. Shipra Deo is the State Director of Uttar Pradesh, Landesa. Both representatives have been working on the question of social norms and land rights policies
15-09-Deo-1001_paper.pdf
15-09-Deo-1001_ppt.pptx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-10: ICT Tools to Strengthen the Disaster Resilience

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MC C2-131 
 
ID: 1002 / 15-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

ICT Tool For Capacity Building To Strengthen The Disaster Resilience

Kuo-Yu Chuang, Meng-Min Chen

GeoThings Inc.

Biography
Kuo-Yu slayer Chuang has worked on Location-Based Service (LBS), crowdsourcing, and disaster response with ICT for years. His is now the co-founder of a social enterprise, GeoThings, which provides the integrated ICT platform for Communities, NGOs, and Government Agencies on disaster management for resilience. He is also working with various international organization such as OGC, GEO, ITU, and actively joined the open communities like Open Street Map (OSM), HOT, and Crisis Mappers. With those international collaborations, Kuo-Yu really look forward to a greater impact with this technology, called "Humanitarian ICT", developed by GeoThings.
15-10-Chuang-1002.docx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-11: MasterClass: Follow the Money to Justice

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MC 6-860 
 
ID: 985 / 15-11: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Follow the Money to Justice

Natalie Bugalski

Inclusive Development International, United States of America

Biography
Dr. Natalie Bugalski is co-founder and Legal Director of Inclusive Development International, a human rights organization working to make the international economic system more justice and inclusive. Natalie is a human rights lawyer with expertise on housing rights, land tenure and resettlement policy. She has served as Legal Officer at the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions in Asia and worked as an expert consultant for the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the former U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and Amnesty International, among other organizations. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honors and a PhD in law, both from Monash University, Australia.
15-11-Bugalski-985.docx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-12: Land policy reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo
J 1-050 
 
ID: 1227 / 15-12: 1
Invited Paper

Progress and outlook of land reform and land use policy in RDC –I

Floribert Bayengeha Nyamwoga

D.R. CONGO OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-13: Using Google Earth Engine for Advanced Analysis II
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, UC San Diego, United States of America

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MC C2-142 
 
ID: 1035 / 15-13: 1
Invited Paper

using Google Earth Engine for Advanced Analysis

Ran Goldblatt

UCSD