Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC 2-800
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-03: Inclusive Business Agreement: Are Benefits Shared?
Session Chair: Frits Van Der Wal, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands, The

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Doing (Inclusive) Business in Guinea Bissau: Re-activating the 1998 Land Law

Christopher Tanner1, Camille Bourguignon2

1Consultant in land policy and rural development; 2Senior Land Administration Specialist, the World Bank



Food security narrative and its effects on land governance: Case study of agricultural policies for oil palm in Colombia

Gina Paola Rico Mendez

Mississippi State University, United States of America



Land, Mining And Prior Consultation Of Indigenous Peoples In Peru

Gabriel Sergio Arrisueno Fajardo1, Luis Miguel Triveno Chan Jan2

1Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru; 2The World Bank



Is This Really Benefit Sharing? Understanding Current Practices Around Community-Investor Agreements Tied to Land Investments

Kaitlin Cordes1, Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye1, Sam Szoke-Burke1, Lauren Waugh2

1Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2International Senior Lawyers Project

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-03: Addressing Land Rights Risks in Value Chains
Session Chair: Judy Beals, Oxfam, United States of America

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Effective Multi-stakeholder Engagement Processes

Merrick Hoben

The Consensus Building Institute, United States of America



Land Rights in Global Value Chains

Elizabeth Fay

Cargill, United States of America



Responsible Investments and Land Rights

Mark Eckstein

CDC Group, United States of America



Expanding and Leveraging Private Sector Action on Land Rights

Donald Bryson Ogden

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America



Examples of NGO-private Sector Engagement from Lao PDR

Justine Sylvester

Village Focus International, Lao People's Democratic Republic

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-03: Localizing Real Rights: How to Link Registry and Cadaster?
Session Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

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Introduction to State of Play

Fernando Pedro Mendez Gonzalez

COLEGIO DE REGISTRADORES DE ESPAÑA, Spain



HMLR Land Registry of England and Wales: A Graphic Identification without Cadastre

Alasdair Murray Lewis

HM Land Registry, United Kingdom



Economics of the Interaction between Land Registries and Cadastres

Benito Arrunada

Pompeu Fabra University, Spain



Advantages and disadvantagesof a merger organization:the case of the Kadaster- Netherlands

Willem Louwman

European Land Registry Association, Netherlands, The

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-03: Acting to Secure Community and Indigenous Land Rights
Session Chair: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, IFPRI, United States of America

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Introduction

Ruth Meinzen-Dick

IFPRI, United States of America



Perspective from Government on Progress and Challenges of Implementing Kenya's Community Land Rights Bill

Charles Otieno Konyango

National Land Commission, Kenya



Devolving rights over forest land to communities in Indonesia

Hadi Daryanto

Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia



Perspective of Implementing Community Land Rights in Uganda

Judy Adoko

Land and Equity Movement in Uganda - LEMU, Uganda



Lessons from Programs Designed to Strengthen the Commons

Harold Liversage

International Fund for Agricultural Development, Italy



Current Research on the Commons: Topics, Methods, Insights

Steven Lawry

Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia



Concluding remarks

Cristina Timponi Cambiaghi

International Land Coalition, Italy

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-03: Using Remotely Sensed Data to Improve Land Use Efficiency
Session Chair: Guido Lemoine, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy

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Tools for Improving Land Tenure Project Outcomes with Through Mobile Access to Land Management Information with the Global Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)

Jeffrey Herrick1, Ioana Bouvier2, Jason Karl1, Brian King2, Jason Neff3

1USDA-ARS, United States of America; 2USAID, United States of America; 3University of Colorado @ Boulder, United States of America



Utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the agricultural sector

Sungyeop Kim

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



A Space-time Analysis Approach to Tackle Some Emerging Environmental Issues

Soe Myint, Chuyuan Wang, Asif Ishtiaque

Arizona State University, United States of America



A Cost-Effective Approach to Meeting Data Needs for Multi-Purpose Land Governance in Africa

Marc Levy, Markus Walsh

Earth Institute, Columbia University, United States of America

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-03: Is there Scope for Inclusive Agribusiness Models?
Session Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America

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Legal Empowerment in Agribusiness Investments

Lorenzo Cotula, Thierry Berger

IIED, United Kingdom



Land and Landscape Governance in Responsible Agri-supply chains in Africa

Julian Quan, Valerie Nelson

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom



Ensuring Sustainable Agriculture Investment Through A Regional Model Contract

Carin Smaller, Mohamed Coulibaly, William Speller, Francine Picard

IISD, Switzerland



Palm Oil Financial Risks and Mitigation Tools

Gabriel Thoumi. CFA. FRM

Climate Advisers, United States of America



Delivering Transformation: The Status and Prospects of Emerging Tools to Leverage Commodity Supply Chains to Support Community Land Tenure

Donald Bryson Ogden, Andy White

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-03: Will Drones Open Up New Ways of Mass Registration?
Session Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom

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Comparative Evaluation of Type-Dependent UAV Performance in High-Precision National Territorial Surveying and Spatial Information Acquisition

Jaekang Lee

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



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

Mihnea Mihailescu

Teamnet Group, Romania



Case Study On Using New Technology For The Cadastral Systematic Registration In The Republic Of Kosovo

Murat Meha, Korab Ahmetaj, Esat Xani

Kosovo Cadastral Agency, Kosovo



How the World Bank can help clients to harness the potential of drones

Joseph Muhlhausen

World Bank, United States of America

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-03: Urban Expansion: Measurement Challenges and Implications for Policy
Session Chair: Anjali Mahendra, World Resources Institute, WRI, United States of America

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Introduction

Sumila Gulyani

World Bank, United States of America



The Atlas of Urban Expansion--2016 Edition: Methodology and Key Results

Shlomo Angel, Alejandro Blei, Patrick Lamson-Hall, Nicolas Galarza Sanchez

New York University, United States of America



Characterizing Urban Change Using New Global Data: An Exploratory Analysis

Chandan Deuskar, Eugenie Birch

University of Pennsylvania



The Policy Implications Of Varying Techniques To Identify Urban Growth Patterns From Satellite Imagery: The Example Of Informal Construction In Ho Chi Minh City, 1994-2001

Arthur Acolin, Annette Kim

University of Southern California, United States of America



Urbanization and Development: Is Latin America and the Caribbean Different from the Rest of the World?

Mark Roberts1, Brian Blankespoor1, Chandan Deuskar2, Benjamin Stewart1

1World Bank, United States of America; 2University of Pennsylvania

 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-03: Innovation Fair: Analyzing Land Data & Data Processing
Session Chair: Christoph Aubrecht, European Space Agency (ESA) & The World Bank, United States of America

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Better demographic data for improved planning and problem solving in South African cities

Sophie McManus1, Peter Magni2, Geci Karuri Sebina3, Matthew Adendorff4, Richard Gevers5

1Open Data Durban, South Africa; 2South African Cities Network; 3South African Cities Network; 4Open Data Durban, South Africa; 5Open Data Durban, South Africa



OpenLandContracts.org: A Tool for Facilitating Land Contract Disclosure

Jesse Coleman, Kaitlin Cordes, Sam Szoke-Burke

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America



Big Data Approaches to Market Analysis: SE Asian Palm Oil

Gabriel Thoumi. CFA. FRM

Climate Advisers, United States of America



Mapping Economic Indicators Using Commercial Satellite Imagery: A Case Study in Poverty Analysis of Sri Lanka to Explore Best Practices for Feature Extraction and Classification

Nick Hubing, Chris Lowe

LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping, LLC, United States of America



Software Comes and Goes, Data Stays Forever!

Arnulf Christl

Metaspatial, Germany



Combining GIS And Remote Sensing Data Using Open Source Software To Assess Natural Factors That Influence Poverty

Markus Neteler, Carmen Tawalika, Till Adams, Hinrich Paulsen

mundialis GmbH & Co. KG, Germany



Walking Spatio-Temporal Datacubes - Seamlessly from Laptop to Cloud to Federations

Peter Baumann

Jacobs University, Germany



Innovative application of machine learning and AI using earth observation to provide dynamic data and actionable intelligence.

Conor Gerard Smyth, Alexis Smith

IMGeospatial.com/Intelligent Modelling Ltd, United Kingdom



High Accuracy, Low Cost Cadastral Mapping

Brent Jones

Esri, United States of America



Mapbox for Land

Mikel Maron

Mapbox, United States of America

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-03: Innovation Fair: Interoperability & Land Use Applications
Session Chair: Alexis Smith, IMGeospatial, United Kingdom

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Next Generation Land and Urban Systems are 3D

Mika-Petteri Törhönen1, Kari Tuukkanen2

1The World Bank, United States of America; 2SITO Oy, Finland



Combining Geomatics Technology for Successful Land Development Projects

Stephanie Michaud

Trimble Inc, United States of America



Fit For Purpose: Tools Supporting A Decentralized Infrastructure

Juerg Luethy1, Chryssy Potsiou2, Florian Bruyas3, Fridolin Wicki4, Michael Germann1

1SLM Land Management Foundation; 2International Federation of Surveyors; 3SGS Inc; 4Federal Office of Topography, swisstopo



Flexible Mobile Land Technology Applications: Demonstrations and Lessons Learned

Ioana Bouvier

US Agency for International Development, United States of America



Agile Collaboration as the Way to Build Uganda National Land Information System

Carol Roffer, Sergiy Lizenko, Vasyl Melnychuk, Maksym Kalyta

InnoLA Solutions Inc, United States of America



Innovations for Information Integration and Data Sharing in an eGovernment Framework in Support of Integrated Land Governance

Michael Epprecht1, Vong Nanhthavong1, Cornelia Hett1, Savanh Hanaphom2, Anongsone Phommachanh3

1Centre for Development and Environmnet CDE, Lao People's Democratic Republic; 2Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Laos; 3Department of Land Administration, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Laos



Fine-scale Land Allocation Tool for Global Land Use Analysis

Jingyu Song

Purdue University, United States of America



How To Capture Innovation And Solve The Challenges Of Urbanisation With Hackathons?

Juho Oskari Liukkonen1, Teemu Lehtinen2,3

1Sito, Finland; 2Aalto University, Finland; 3KIRA-digi project



Uncovering City Dynamics through Land Use and Land Cover Spatial Data

Jon Kher Kaw

The World Bank Group



Improvements in City Modelling by Fusion of Airborne LiDAR and Oblique Imaging

Ronald Roth

Leica Geosystems, United States of America



Creating A Base Map Of Zanzibar

David Rovira

senseFly SA, Switzerland



ResilienceDirect Maps - A Common Operating Picture For The United Kingdom

Benjamin Rodgers

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-03: Migration and Land Tenure Dynamics
Session Chair: Mathieu Boche, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

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Introduction

Dilip Ratha

The World Bank, United States of America



New Drivers for Migration and Implications for Land Governance in the Global South

Saskia Sassen

Columbia University, United States of America



Connections between Conflict, Migration and Land: Lessons from the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Peter van der Auweraert

International Organization for Migration (IOM), Switzerland

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-03: Potential and Limits of VGI
Session Chair: Beckhee Cho, LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

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Capitalizing on the Digital Dividend to Secure Land Rights

Patricia K. Mbote, Muriuki Muriungi

University of Nairobi, Kenya



Repositioning Ghana’s Land Administration in the Context of Emerging Geospatial Technologies for Land Survey- Framework to Scale Existing Legal and Policy Hurdles

Eric Yeboah1, Mark Kakraba-Ampeh2

1Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; 2Land Resource Management Centre, Ghana



VGI as a Starting Point for a Landscape Architecture Competition – a Case Study from the City of Vantaa in Finland

Juuso Salmu

Dimenteq Oy, Finland

 
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 
 

MasterClass: Survey solutions

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

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

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MC 2-800 
 

MasterClass: Adept

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

 
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 
 

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