Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:00am - 6:00pmPosters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
8:30am - 10:00am05-01: Private sector roles in Latin America's land administration
Location: Preston Auditorium
Session Chair: Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, WORLD BANK, Colombia
Preston Auditorium 
8:30am - 10:00am05-02: Implementing land readjustment
Location: MC 13-121
Session Chair: Patrick Lamson-Hall, New York University Marron Institute, United States of America
MC 13-121 
8:30am - 10:00am05-03: Towards the registry of the future
Location: MC 2-800
Session Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain
MC 2-800 
8:30am - 10:00am05-04: Land tenure for sustainable rangeland management
Location: MC 4-100
Session Chair: Liz Alden Wily, independent, Kenya
MC 4-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Location: MC 5-100
Session Chair: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University, United States of America
MC 5-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-06: Institutionalizing bottom-up monitoring
Location: MC 6-100
Session Chair: Rueben Lifuka, Transparency International, Germany
MC 6-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-07: Improving access to land for urban expansion
Location: MC 7-100
Session Chair: Rebecca Leshinsky, RMIT University, Australia
MC 7-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-08: New ways of registering customary land
Location: MC 8-100
Session Chair: Janet L. Banda SC., Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi
MC 8-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-09: Implementing REDD in practice
Location: MC 9-100
Session Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America
MC 9-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-10: Overlapping jurisdictions at the peri-urban fringe
Location: MC 10-100
Session Chair: Shikha Srivastava, Tata Trusts, India
MC 10-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-11: Implementing NSDI: From guidelines to practice
Location: MC C1-100
Session Chair: Kathrine Kelm, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-12: Protecting land rights in the course of land acquisition
Location: MC C1-200
Session Chair: Joan Kagwanja, UNECA, Ethiopia
MC C1-200 
8:30am - 10:00am05-13: Providing policy advice through applied research
Location: MC 7-860
Session Chair: Ammar Alhamadi, Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates
MC 7-860 
8:30am - 10:00am05-14: Research on land markets in Ukraine
Location: MC 6-860
Session Chair: Oleg Nivievskyi, Kyiv Economic Institute/ Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

VC/webex

MC 6-860 
10:00am - 10:30amCoffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-01: Simplified planning for systematic tenure regularization
Location: Preston Auditorium
Session Chair: Anne Odic, AFD, France
Preston Auditorium 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-02: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Location: MC 13-121
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

VC

MC 13-121 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-03: How to realize the potential of blockchain for land administration?
Location: MC 2-800
Session Chair: John Reynolds, BLOCKCHAIN DIGITAL, United Kingdom
MC 2-800 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-04: Gender and land policy
Location: MC 4-100
Session Chair: Renee Giovarelli, Resource Equity, United States of America
MC 4-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-05: Land markets at the rural-urban fringe
Location: MC 5-100
Session Chair: Songqing Jin, Michigan State Univ./Zhejiang Univ., China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-06: National Land Policy Documents: Potential & Challenges
Location: MC 6-100
Session Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa
MC 6-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-07: Regulations for urban planning
Location: MC 7-100
Session Chair: Peter Mwangi, Walker Kontos, Kenya
MC 7-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-08: Providing low-cost housing
Location: MC 8-100
Session Chair: Rajan Samuel, Habitat for Humanity India, India
MC 8-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Session Chair: Jintao Xu, Peking University, China, People's Republic of
MC 9-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-10: Ensuring use of public land for public good
Location: MC 10-100
Session Chair: Jorge Espinoza, GIZ, Brazil
MC 10-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-11: Land administration: Cases from Asia
Location: MC C1-100
Session Chair: Suzuka Sato, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
MC C1-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-12: Dealing with the impacts of failed land acquisition
Location: MC C1-200
Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
MC C1-200 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-13: Providing policy advice through applied research
Location: MC 7-860
Session Chair: Anna Locke, Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom
MC 7-860 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-14: Mapping land rights for better socio-economic outcomes
Location: MC 6-860
Session Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-860 
12:00pm - 2:00pmLunch
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Front Lobby and Preston Lounge 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
Location: MC 4-100
MC 4-100 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-13: New initiatives in urban land policy
Location: Preston Auditorium
Session Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
12:30pm - 2:00pmDiscussing on the Latin-American land administration ecosystem (light lunch, in Spanish only)
Location: MC 13-121 Lounge
Session Chair: Mike Mora, Organization of American States, United States of America

In this networking session participants will have an opportunity to hear an introductory lighting talk aimed at sparking informal conversations among the attendees about the state of the Latin-American land administration ecosystem. Also, participants will have the opportunity to contribute with their ideas to strengthen this ecosystem by adding thoughts to a wall dedicated to generate a narrative for the strengthening of the ecosystem in areas of regulation, technologies and institutional arrangements.

MC 13-121 Lounge 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-01: Land governance in the Arab states
Location: Preston Auditorium
Session Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-02: Farm size & productivity in Africa
Location: MC 13-121
Session Chair: Keith Fuglie, USAID, United States of America
MC 13-121 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-03: Applications of earth observation in rural areas
Location: MC 2-800
Session Chair: Thomas Esch, DLR, Germany
MC 2-800 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-04: Beyond joint titling: Making land institutions gender-sensitive
Location: MC 4-100
Session Chair: Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-05: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Location: MC 5-100
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

WEBEX

MC 5-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-06: Challenges of redistributive land reform
Location: MC 6-100
Session Chair: Arno Schaefer, European Commission, Belgium
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-07: How to regulate expropriation for large-scale investments?
Location: MC 7-100
Session Chair: Leon Verstappen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, The
MC 7-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-08: Improving housing delivery
Location: MC 8-100
Session Chair: Shishir Ranjan Dash, Tata Trusts, India
MC 8-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Session Chair: Dietmar Stoian, ICRAF, France
MC 9-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-10: Using public lands as a catalyst for equitable development
Location: MC 10-100
Session Chair: Devie Chilonga, Mnistry of Lands, housing and urban development, Malawi
MC 10-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-11: Land administration: Cases from South America
Location: MC C1-100
Session Chair: Maria Elena Garcia Flores, CINDER, Mexico
MC C1-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-12: Enforcing adherence to standards for large land-based investment
Location: MC C1-200
Session Chair: Chris Jochnick, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-13: Linking global issue to local reality on the commons
Location: MC 7-860
Session Chair: Gerardo Segura Warnholtz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 7-860 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-14: Demarcation of indigenous lands
Location: MC 6-860
Session Chair: Raelene Webb, Murray Chambers, Australia
MC 6-860 
3:30pm - 3:45pmCoffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
Front Lobby 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-01: Land records completion and modernization in Asia
Location: Preston Auditorium
Session Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-02: Strengthening professional ethics in the land sector
Location: MC 13-121
Session Chair: Maurice Barbieri, CLGE (Council of European Geodetic Surveyors), Switzerland
MC 13-121 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-03: Applications of earth observation to assess urban service delivery
Location: MC 2-800
Session Chair: Moses Musinguzi, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
MC 2-800 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-04: Ways to secure women's tenure in practice
Location: MC 4-100
Session Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
MC 4-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-05: Urban land research, land assembly and land markets in China
Location: MC 5-100
Session Chair: Fang Xia, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-06: The political economy of land tenure reform
Location: MC 6-100
Session Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America
MC 6-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-07: Can building regulations be designed properly?
Location: MC 7-100
Session Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
MC 7-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-08: Land tenure insecurity and land-related investment
Location: MC 8-100
Session Chair: Michael Kirk, University of Marburg, Germany
MC 8-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-09: Expanding land markets and investments
Location: MC 9-100
Session Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
MC 9-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-10: Community empowerment to ensure a fair investor negotiations
Location: MC 10-100
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom

WEBEX

MC 10-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-11: Land administration: Cases from Eastern Europe
Location: MC C1-100
Session Chair: Mihai Taus, Romanian Land Registry Association, Romania
MC C1-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-12: Improving decision-making on common lands
Location: MC C1-200
Session Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America
MC C1-200 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-13: Land and post-conflict: the case of Colombia
Location: MC 7-860
Session Chair: Mike Mora, Organization of American States, United States of America
MC 7-860 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-14: Recognizing indigenous rights
Location: MC 6-860
Session Chair: Hubert M. G. Ouedraogo, DID international, Burkina Faso
MC 6-860 
5:45pm - 7:15pmSpec-21: Launch of publication: “Securing Forest Tenure Rights for Rural Development: An Analytical Framework”.
Location: MC 2-800

By invitation only. Please contact: Gsegura@worldbank.org - see also 

https://www.profor.info/content/securing-forest-tenure-rights-rural-development-analytical-framework-0

MC 2-800 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-01
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-02
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-03
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-04
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-05
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-06
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-07
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-08
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-09
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-10
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-11
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-12
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-13
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-14
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-15
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-16
Location: MC Atrium
MC Atrium