Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:00am
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6:00pm
Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
8:30am
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10:00am
05-01: Investing in the Commons: Choices and Consequences
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom

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05-02: Forest Tenure Reform Implementation: What have we Learned?
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Esther Mwangi, Center for International Forestry Research, Kenya

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05-03: Using Remotely Sensed Data to Improve Land Use Efficiency
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Guido Lemoine, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy

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05-04: Policies for Improving Urban Governance
Location: J B1-080
Chair: Rachelle Alterman, Neaman Institue for National Policy Research, Technion, Israel
05-05: Can Legal Provisions Help Increase Gender Equality?
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Benedicte Leroy De La Briere, World Bank, United States of America
05-06: Multi-Faceted Impacts of Secure Tenure Rights
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Andreas Lange, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
05-07: Putting Fit for Purpose Land Administration in Practice
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
05-08: Strengthening Land Administration Management
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Charisse Griffith-Charles, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
05-09: Standards for Land Administration: Ensuring Interoperability
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Nicola Heathcote, HM Land Registry, England and Wales, United Kingdom
05-10: Development Partners Support to Tenure Security
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Suzuka Sugawara-Sato, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
05-11: Land Rental Markets and Structural Transformation
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America
05-12: Helping Communities Document and Exercise their Rights
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Joachim Knoth, European Commission, Belgium
05-13: Challenges of Land Acquisition for Infrastructure
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Harris Selod, World Bank, United States of America
     
9:00am
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5:00pm
Improving Housing Policies in Latin America to Increase Affordability and Mitigate Climate and Disaster Risks - I-
Location: I2-220

By i nvitation only: please contact ltriveno@worldbank.org

10:00am
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10:30am
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
10:30am
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12:00pm
06-01: Implementing the AU Declaration on Land at Country Level
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Mamta Murthi, World Bank, United States of America

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06-02: New Ways of Low-Cost Parcel Demarcation?
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Emmanuel Nkurunziza, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

Streaming.

06-03: Is there Scope for Inclusive Agribusiness Models?
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America

Streaming.

06-04: Progress with VGGT Implementation
Location: J B1-080
Chair: Fritz Jung, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
06-05: Ensuring Land Policy's Contribution to Gender Equality
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Vinodh Jaichand, Independent, South Africa
06-06: Creating the Data to Support Urban Land Management
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Peter Baumann, Jacobs U | rasdaman, Germany
06-07: Methodologies to Evaluate Land Program Impact
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Heath Cosgrove, USAID, United States of America
06-08: How to Ensure Public Trust in Land Records?
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Jacob Vos, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The
06-09: Applying Land Administration Domain Models
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Christiaan Lemmen, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
06-10: Agribusiness Investment, Land Tenure, and Land Use
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: David Bledsoe, Resource equity, United States of America
06-11: Implications of Evolving Land Markets for Equity
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Michael Kirk, University of Marburg, Germany
06-12: New Approaches to Large Scale Land Acquisition
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Hafiz Mirza, UNCTAD, Switzerland
06-13: Land Value Capture Experiences
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: William Mccluskey, African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, United Kingdom
     
12:00pm
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12:30pm
Lunch
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
12:00pm
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1:00pm
SDE-02: Caucus on Women and Land
Location: MC C1-100
12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-14: Plenary: Harnessing the Potential of New Data
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Steven Ramage, Group on Earth Observations (GEO), France

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Smallholders and private sector working towards sustainable sugar production in India
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Jose Masjuan, IFC, United States of America
Uganda: How Strengthening Land Governance Supports Job Creation and Tax Revenues
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Klaus Tilmes, World Bank,
 
2:15pm
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3:45pm
07-01: Land Policy Lessons from the 2017 WDR: Governance & the Law
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America

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07-02: Will Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Land Administration?
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

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07-03: Will Drones Open Up New Ways of Mass Registration?
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom

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07-04: New Ways to Track Large Farm Performance and Compliance
Location: J B1-080
Chair: Chris Penrose Buckley, DFID, United Kingdom
07-05: Avenues to Enhance Women's Land Ownership
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Julian Quan, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
07-06: Can Securing Tenure Contribute to Mitigating Climate Change?
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Rose Mwebaza, African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire
07-07: Planning Urban Development Using Satellite Imagery
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Shlomo Angel, New York University, United States of America
07-08: Approaches to Implementing Property Tax Reform
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Kauko Jussi Viitanen, Aalto University, Finland
07-09: Improving Urban Land Governance
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Robert Buckley, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
07-10: Assessing Impact of Land Reform Interventions
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Jennifer Lisher, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
07-11: Policies for Land Consolidation
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Denys Nizalov, University of Kent/ KEI at KSE, United Kingdom
07-12: Valuing and Compensating Farm Land and Commons
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Leon Verstappen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, The
07-13: Marshalling Grassroots Support to Strengthen Local Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Fridah Githuku, GROOTS Kenya, Kenya
     
3:45pm
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4:00pm
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
4:00pm
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5:30pm
08-01: Lessons from a Decade of Large Scale Land-Based Investments
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Mathieu Boche, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

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08-02: Using Land Policy for Sustainable Value Chains: the case of Brazil
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Pablo Pacheco, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

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08-03: Urban Expansion: Measurement Challenges and Implications for Policy
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Anjali Mahendra, World Resources Institute, WRI, United States of America

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08-04: Corridors and Agricultural Investment Zones for Africa?
Location: J B1-080
Chair: Mandi Rukuni, LGAF Technical Advisory Group, Zimbabwe
08-05: How to Ensure Gender Equality in Access to Communal Lands?
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Margaret Buck Holland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States of America
08-06: What Evaluations Tell us on the Impact of Land Interventions
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Arianna Legovini, World Bank, United States of America
08-07: Towards Integrated Land Use Planning
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia
08-08: Using ICT for Improving Property Tax Collection
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
08-09: Can New Data Sources Help Protect Indigenous Rights?
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Frank Pichel, Cadasta Foundation, United States of America
08-10: Property Rights and Operation of Factor Markets
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Fernando Pedro Mendez Gonzalez, COLEGIO DE REGISTRADORES DE ESPAÑA, Spain
08-11: Is Land Tenure Formalization Increasing Investments?
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Benito Arrunada, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
08-12: Eminent Domain and Compulsory Land Takings
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Jonathan Lindsay, World Bank, United States of America
08-13: Mechanisms to Formalize Community Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Katia Araujo, Huairou Commission, United States of America
     
5:30pm
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6:30pm
Addressing Land Tenure Rights in the World Bank Forest Action Plan
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Karin Erika Kemper, The World Bank, United States of America
GLII Discussion on roadmap
Location: MC C1-100
5:45pm
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6:30pm
Pre-Launch of the Africa Land Advisory Group. Special Guest: His Excellency, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria
Location: Preston Auditorium

By invitation only. For more information please contact: Margaret Rugadya at M.Rugadya@fordfoundation.org 

7:00pm Poster Board 02-01: Large-scale Land Acquisition and Agribusiness
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-02: Large-scale Land Acquisition and Agribusiness
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-03: Large-scale Land Acquisition and Agribusiness/ Gender and Land Tenure
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-04: Gender and Land Tenure
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-05: Gender in Customary Lands and the Commons
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-06: Customary Lands and Commons
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-07: Customary Lands and Commons
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-08: Customary Lands and Commons
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-09: Customary Lands and Commons
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-10: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-11: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-12: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-13: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-14: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-15: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium
Poster Board 02-16: Effects of Land Tenure on Land Use and Livelihoods
Location: MC Atrium