Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
9:00am - 10:30am12-01: Google Earth Engine - Introduction
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, United States of America

Please bring your laptop.

MC C1-100 
 

Google Earth Engine - Introduction

Ran Goldblatt

New Light Technologies, United States of America

 
9:00am - 10:30am12-02: Developing a Shared Conceptual Framework for Research on Women’s Land Rights
Session Chair: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, IFPRI, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Developing a Shared Conceptual Framework for Research on Women’s Land Rights

Cheryl Doss2, Ruth Meinzen-Dick3, Amanda Richardson1

1Resource Equity, United States of America; 2Oxford University; 3IFPRI

 
9:00am - 10:30am12-03: OpenStreetMap–The Free, Open, Collaborative Global Basemap
Session Chair: Marena Brinkhurst, Mapbox, United States of America
MC 6-860 
 

OpenStreetMap - The Free, Open, Collaborative Global Basemap

Marena Brinkhurst1, Olaf Veerman2

1Mapbox, United States of America; 2Development Seed, United States of America

12-03-Brinkhurst-667_paper.pdf
12-03-Brinkhurst-667_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-04: Innovative Packaging of Free, Public-domain Data
Session Chair: Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep, World Bank, United States of America
MC 7-860 
 

Innovative Packaging of Free, Public-domain Data and Knowledge to Support Sustainable Development

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep

World Bank, United States of America

12-04-Harshadeep-960_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-05: Setting Up a Blockchain-Enabled Land Registry: Process, Technology, and Organizational Dimensions
Session Chair: Henrik Hjelte, ChromaWay, Sweden
MC 2-800 
 

Setting Up a Blockchain-Enabled Land Registry: Process, Technology, and Organizational Dimensions

Todd Miller, Henrik Hjelte

ChromaWay, United States of America

12-05-Miller-895_paper.pdf
12-05-Miller-895_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-06: Achieving Responsible Land Based Investments
Session Chair: Lukasz Czerwinski, Landesa, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Achieving Responsible Land Based Investments: Why Aren’t Best Practices a Done Deal?

Lukasz Czerwinski

Landesa, United States of America

12-06-Czerwinski-600_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-07: Fit-for-Purpose Technology for Cadastral Systems
Session Chair: Brent Jones, Esri, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Fit-for-Purpose Technology for Cadastral Systems

Brent Jones

Esri, United States of America

12-07-Jones-403_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-08: Innovative Technologies for Property Valuation & Land Value Capture: concepts
Session Chair: Andrew Coote, Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom
MC 8-100 
 

Innovative Techniques for Improving Valuation: Technology Concepts

Andrew Coote1, Kathrine Kelm2, Rumyana Tonchovska3

1Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom; 2World Bank; 3Food and Agriculture Organisation

12-08-Coote-986_paper.pdf
12-08-Coote-986_ppt.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-09: The Dashboard on People-Centered Land Monitoring
Session Chair: Ward Anseeuw, CIRAD / INternational Land Coalition, Italy
MC 9-100 
 

The Dashboard: How People-Centered Land Monitoring can Contribute to the Realization of the SDGs and VGGTs

Ward Anseeuw1, Eva Hershaw2

1CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy; 2International Land Coalition, Italy

12-09-Anseeuw-533_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-10: Development of Indicators for Measuring Progress in Pastoral Land Tenure Policy, Legislation and Tenure Reform
Session Chair: Aimen Frija, ICARDA, Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of
MC 10-100 
 

Development of Indicators for Measuring Progress in Pastoral Land Tenure Policy, Legislation and Tenure Reform

Fiona Flintan1, Aymen Frija2

1International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia; 2International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

12-10-Flintan-990_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-11: Model Agreement for Responsible Contract Farming
Session Chair: Sarah Brewin, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Switzerland
MC 4-100 
 

Model Agreement for Responsible Contract Farming

Sarah Brewin, Carin Smaller, Mohamed Coulibaly, Francine Picard

International Institute for Sustainable Development

12-11-Brewin-901_paper.pdf
12-11-Brewin-901_ppt.pptx
 
9:00am - 10:30am12-12: Building a continent-wide research network on land: The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa
Session Chair: Marc Nolting, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ, Ethiopia
MC 5-100 
 

Building a Continent-Wide Research Network on Land: The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa

Elke Astrid Matthaei, Luisa Prior

GIZ, Ethiopia

12-12-Matthaei-997_paper.pdf
 
9:00am - 4:00pmField Trip to Arlington County- Department of Real Estate Assessment

Staff of Arlington County will present its experience and approach with urban planning (city rehabilitation, financing infrastructure); evolution of  land records management; real estate valuation/assessment and property tax collection; Use of GIS/mapping; and future of open data use. The morning will be spent at the county offices, followed by lunch with county staff for informal discussion. In the afternoon a tour to Thomas Jefferson Memorialwil be offered (early return to DC by metro is possible).   REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY please contact: Dulce Naime: dnaime@worldbank.org

Arlington County 
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-01: Google Earth Engine - Applications
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, United States of America

Please bring your laptop.

MC C1-100 
 

Google Earth Engine - Applications

Ran Goldblatt

New Light Technologies, United States of America

 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-02: Land in the SDG and the Human Rights Sphere: Links and Opportunities
Session Chair: Katia Araujo, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Human Rights Norms and SDG: Links and Opportunities

Katia Araujo, Beth Roberts

Landesa, United States of America

13-02-Araujo-555_paper.pdf
13-02-Araujo-555_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-03: Alternative Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons from Cambodia
Session Chair: Sophorn Poch, Independent Mediation Organization (IMG), Cambodia
MC 6-860 
 

Alternative Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons from Cambodia

Brian Garcia, Sophorn Poch

Land Equity International/Mekong Region Land Governance, Lao People's Democratic Republic

13-03-Garcia-978_paper.pdf
13-03-Garcia-978_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-04: Managed Land Services
Session Chair: Jill Urban-Karr, Trimble Inc., United States of America
MC 7-860 
 

Managed Land Services by Ordnance Survey and Trimble

Jill Urban-Karr

Trimble Navigation, Ltd, United States of America

13-04-Urban-Karr-1039_paper.pdf
13-04-Urban-Karr-1039_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-05: Blockchain Technology and Land Administration: Legal and Policy Landscape
Session Chair: Baloko Makala, The World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 
 

Blockchain Technology and Land Administration: Legal and Policy Landscape

Baloko Makala

The World Bank, United States of America

13-05-Makala-963_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-06: Considering and Negotiating Community-Investor Contracts
Session Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Considering and Negotiating Community-Investor Contracts: A New Resource

Kaitlin Cordes1, Rachael Knight2, Sam Szoke-Burke1, Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye1, Marena Brinkhurst3, Erin Kitchell2

1Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2Namati; 3Mapbox

13-06-Cordes-392_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-07: Handbook for Geospatial Best Practices for Land Administration
Session Chair: Stephen Calder, GIS/Transport, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Handbook for Geospatial Best Practices for Land Administration The Tools, Methodologies, Applications, and Rationales.

Stephen Calder

GIS/Transport, United States of America

13-07-Calder-334_paper.pdf
13-07-Calder-334_ppt.pptx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-08: Innovative Technologies for Property Valuation & Land Value Capture: Use Cases
Session Chair: Andrew Coote, Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom
MC 8-100 
 

Innovative Techniques for Improving Valuation Models: Case Studies

Andrew Coote1, Tina Svan Colding2, Paul Bidanset3

1Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom; 2Ministry of Taxation, Denmark; 3International Association of Assessing Officers

13-08-Coote-985_paper.pdf
13-08-Coote-985_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-09: Peri-urban Land Development and inclusiveness
Session Chair: Oreoluwa Fika, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Netherlands, The
MC 9-100 
 

Peri-urban Land Development: Does Formal Tenure Benefit the Poor? Preliminary Research from Lagos and Bangalore.

Oreoluwa Fika, Paul Rabe

Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Netherlands, The

13-09-Fika-826_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-10: Crime Prevention through Inclusive Environmental Design
Session Chair: Bontje Zangerling, World Bank, United States of America
MC 10-100 
 

Crime Prevention through Inclusive Environmental Design

Rodica Tomescu Olariu

World Bank Group, Romania

13-10-Tomescu Olariu-987_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-11: The Open Source Geospatial Land Administration Toolkit
Session Chair: Santtu Pyykkönen, Gispo Ltd, Finland
MC 4-100 
 

The Open Source Geospatial Land Administration Toolkit

Santtu Pyykkönen, Pekka Sarkola, Sanna Jokela

Gispo Ltd, Finland

13-11-Pyykkönen-280_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-12: E-Learning tools for Capacity Building in Land Governance. Experiences, Opportunities, Challenges
Session Chair: Anna Schopf, Technical University Munich, Germany
MC 5-100 
 

E-Learning tools for Capacity Building in Land Governance. Experiences, Opportunities, Challenges

Anna Schopf1, Danilo Antonio2, Jorge Santander Espinoza3

1Technical University Munich, Germany; 2Global Land Tool Network - UN-Habitat; 3Deutsche Gesellschaft Internationaler Zusammenarbeit

13-12-Schopf-1030_paper.pdf
13-12-Schopf-1030_ppt.pdf
 
12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch
Front Lobby 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-01: How to Discover Quick, Easy to use Remote Sensing Data that Makes a Difference for Land Rights
Session Chair: Anthony Burn, Radiant.Earth, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

How To Discover Quick, Easy To Use Remote Sensing Data That Makes A Difference For Land Rights

Hamed Alemohammad1, Christoph Aubrecht2, Frank Pichel3

1Radiant.Earth, United States of America; 2European Space Agency; 3Cadasta

14-01-Alemohammad-852_paper.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-02: Land Governance from the bottom up: Including local communities in multi-stakeholder processes
Session Chair: Romy Maria Santpoort, Utrecht University, Netherlands, The
MC C1-200 
 

Land investments from the bottom up: Including local communities in multistakeholder processes

Romy Maria Santpoort, Annelies Zoomers, Gemma Betsema, Michelle Nuijen, Frida Wanjiku Githuku, Philip Kilonzo, Ntauazi Clemente, Nzira de Deus, Faye El Hadji, Andrew Mkandawire El Hadji

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

14-02-Santpoort-636_paper.pdf
14-02-Santpoort-636_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-03: The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia
Session Chair: Pushpam Kumar, UNEP, Kenya
MC 6-860 
 

The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia: Empirical Analysis & Policy Implications for the SDGs

Pushpam Kumar

UNEP, Kenya

14-03-Kumar-1051_paper.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-04: Landuseplanner.org
Session Chair: Pascal Douard, EU Redd Facility, Spain
MC 7-860 
 

Landuseplanner.org - An Interactive Tool for Evidence-based Land-use planning

Pascal Douard1, Thomas Sembres1, Johannes Pirker2, Laurent Gazull3, Rachid Hanna4, James Acworth5

1European Forest Institute, EU REDD Facility, Spain; 2IIASA, Austria; 3CIRAD, France; 4IITA, Nigeria; 5LTS, UK

14-04-Douard-565_paper.pdf
14-04-Douard-565_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-05: Marshall Plan for Digital Skills: How Worldwide Cadastral Updates Can Launch a (Global, Distributed) Marshall Plan for Digital Skills
Session Chair: Philip Auerswald, George Mason University, United States of America
MC 2-800 
 

How Worldwide Cadastral Updates Can Launch a (Global, Distributed) Marshall Plan for Digital Skills

Philip Edgar Auerswald1,2

1George Mason University, United States of America; 2Zilla Global LLC

14-05-Auerswald-949_paper.pdf
14-05-Auerswald-949_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-06: A Toolkit for Screening Prospective Investors in Agriculture
Session Chair: William Speller, UNCTAD, Switzerland
MC 6-100 
 

A Toolkit For Screening Prospective Investors In Agriculture

William Speller1, Asuka Okumura2, Hafiz Mirza3, Christopher Brett2, Duncan Pringle2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, Washington DC; 3University of Reading, UK

14-06-Speller-263_paper.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-07: New Technology and Emerging Trends: The State of Play for Land Administration
Session Chair: Kate Fairlie, Land Equity International, Australia
MC 7-100 
 

New Technology and Emerging Trends: The State of Play for Land Administration

Robin McLaren1, Kate Farlie2, Kathrine Kelm3, Giles D’Souza2

1Know Edge Ltd, United Kingdom; 2Land Equity International pty; 3World Bank Group

14-07-McLaren-186_paper.pdf
14-07-McLaren-186_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-08: Developing a Human Rights Based Approach to Land Governance
Session Chair: M. Siraj Sait, University of East london, United Kingdom
MC 8-100 
 

How To Develop A Human Rights Based Approach To Land Governance And Land Related Project Management

M. Siraj Sait1, David Mitchell2, Jean du Plessis3

1University of East London, United Kingdom; 2RMIT, Australia; 3UN-Habitat, Kenya

14-08-Sait-893_paper.pdf
14-08-Sait-893_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-09: Smart Sketch Maps for the Documentation of Land using Hand Drawn Maps
Session Chair: Malumbo Chipofya, University of Münster, Germany
MC 9-100 
 

Smart Sketch Maps: A Tool for Community-driven Land Documentation using Hand Drawn Maps

Malumbo Chipofya1, Cristhian Murcia1, Mina Karamesouti1, Sahib Jan1, Angela Schwering1, Carl Schultz2

1University of Münster, Germany; 2Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

14-09-Chipofya-713_paper.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-10: Anti-corruption solutions to land governance challenges in Africa
MC 10-100 
 

Anti-corruption solutions to land governance challenges in Africa: An analysis of Transparency International ‘s Land and Corruption Project in Africa

Farai Mutondoro1, Mary Aweland Addhah2, Michael Okai2, Wesley Chibamba3

1Transparency International Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe; 2Ghana Intergrity Intiative; 3Transparency International Zambia

14-10-Mutondoro-591_paper.pdf