Time table

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

DAY ZERO (PRE CONFERENCE DAY)

17 January, 2016

9:00–10:30

Registration & Bursaries & Workshop
Allotments

Amity Main Gate numbers 1, 4 & I 2 Moot Court

10:30–10:50

Tea

F Block

11:00–13:30

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION I*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

13:30–14:20

Lunch

F Block

14:30–17:00

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION II*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

17:00–17:20

Tea

F Block

17:30–20:00

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION III*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

20:00–21:00

Informal interactions & Dinner

F Block

DAY ONE

18 January, 2016

7:15–8:30

Registration & Bursaries & Workshop Allotments

Amity Main Gate numbers 1, 4 & I 2 Moot Court

INAUGURAL SESSION (I 2 Moot Court)

8:40–9:00

INTRODUCING YETI

Dr. Suhel Quader

9:00–9:15

WELCOME ADDRESS

Honorable Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh (AUUP)

9:15–9:30

INTRODUCING AMITY INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE SCIENCE

Dr. N.P.S. Chauhan

TECHNICAL SESSION (I 2 Moot Court)

9:30–10:00

POPULAR TALK : Saving Wild India: A Historical Perspective, and the Challenges Ahead

Ms. Prerna Singh Bindra (Introduced by Ms. Vishnupriya Kolipakam)

10:00–10:25

Tea & Group Photographs

F Block

10:25–11:15

PLENARY : Conservation is the Art of the Possible

Mr. Vivek Menon

(Introduced by Dr. Krishnendu Mondal)

11:15–12:45

STUDENT TALK SESSION I (6 talks)**

Theme – Diversity & Distribution

Session moderators – Dr. Sutirtha Dutta & Dr. Sabuj Bhattacharyya

12:45–13:15

POPULAR TALK : Human-Wildlife Conflict Scenarios in India

Dr. N.P.S. Chauhan

(Introduced by Dr. Mukesh Thakur)

13:15–14:00

Lunch

F Block

14:00–15:30

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION IV*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

15:35–16:00

SPEED TALK SESSION I (8 talks)***

I 2 Moot Court

Session Moderators – Ms. Swati Saini & Mr. Dibyendu Mandal

16:00–16:40

TEA & POSTER SESSION I (25 POSTERS)***

F Block

16:45–17:45

PANEL DISCUSSION : Forester Researcher
Relationships

(I 2 Moot Court)

PANELISTS – Dr. Jagdish Kiswan, Mr. Samir Sinha, Dr. Ravi Chellam & Dr. K. Ramesh; Moderator – Mr. J.C. Kala

17:45–18:35

PLENARY: Behavioural Ecology and Conservation Issues of Indian Primates

Dr. Honnavalli Kumara

(Introduced by Dr. Rishi Kumar)

18:40–19:10

POPULAR TALK : Flight For Freedom – Satellite Tracking the Long Distance Migration of Amur Falcons

Mr. R. Suresh Kumar (Introduced by Ms. Neha Sinha)

19:10–20:00

WHO’S WHO IN CONSERVATION

 

20:00–21:00

Informal Interactions, Mentorship & Dinner

F Block

DAY TWO

19 January, 2016

7:15–8:45

Registration & Bursaries & Workshop Allotments

Amity Main Gate numbers 1, 4 & I 2 Moot Court

TECHNICAL SESSION (I 2 Moot Court)

9:00–9:50

PLENARY : From Species Biology to Conservation Planning : Research Journey of An Ecologist

Prof. B.C. Choudhury

(Introduced by Dr. Sajan John)

9:50–10:20

POPULAR TALK : Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution and Mitigation Strategies in Urban Environment

Dr. Tanu Jindal

(Introduced by Ms. Ridhima Solanki)

10:20–10:45

SPEED TALK SESSION II (8 talks)***

Session Moderators – Dr. Mukesh Thakur, Dr. Manish Bhardwaj

10:45–11:30

TEA & POSTER SESSION II (25 POSTERS)***

F Block

11:30–12:00

POPULAR TALK : Conservation Conundrum and Beyond the Comfort Zone: The Story of Tiger Recovery in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. K. Ramesh

(Introduced by Dr. Manish Bhardwaj)

12:00–13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION : Ethics in Ecological
Research

 

PANELISTS – Prof. B.C. Choudhury, Prof. Indrani Chandrasekharan, Dr. Suhel Quader, Mr. Jay Mazoomdaar, Moderator – Mrs. Tara Gandhi

13:00–13:45

Lunch

F Block

13:45–15:30

STUDENT TALK SESSION II (7 talks)**

Theme – Large Mammals & Social Dimensions

Session moderators – Ms. Neha Sinha, Dr. Randeep Singh

15:30–16:00

POPULAR TALK : Simplistic is Not Simple: Pitfalls of Not Questioning the Apparent in Media and Research

Mr. Jay Mazoomdaar

(Introduced by Ms. Neha Sinha)

16:00–16:15

Tea

F Block

16:15–17:45

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION V*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

17:50–18:40

PLENARY : Challenges and Perspectives in the Field of Biospeleology

Dr. Jayant Biswas

(Introduced by Ms. Neha Sinha)

18:40–19:15

SPECIAL SESSION – Prevention of Wildlife Crime

Mr. Arbind Jha

(Introduced by Dr. Krishnendu Mondal)

19:15–20:00

Mentorship & Career Fair

 

20:00–21:00

Informal Interactions & Dinner

F Block

DAY THREE

20 January, 2016

7:15–8:45

Registration & Bursaries & Workshop Allotments

Amity Main Gate numbers 1, 4 & I 2 Moot Court

TECHNICAL SESSION (I 2 Moot Court)

9:00–9:50

PLENARY : Society and the Science of Nature Conservation

Mrs. Tara Gandhi

(Introduced by Dr. Abesh Sanyal)

9:50–10:20

POPULAR TALK: Linking Science, Policy, Advocacy and Conservation Action – Translocation of Asiatic Lions and More !

Dr. Ravi Chellam

(Introduced by Dr. Narayan Sharma)

10:20–10:50

SPEED TALK SESSION III (9 talks)***

Session Moderators – Dr. Randeep Singh, Dr. Sanath Muliya

10:50–11:35

TEA & POSTER SESSION III (25 POSTERS)***

F Block

11:35–12:35

STUDENT TALK SESSION IV (4 talks)*

Theme – Environmental Science & Conservation

Session Moderators – Dr. Abesh Sanyal,
Mr. Angshuman Raha

12:35–12:50

INTRODUCING INDIAN NATIONAL YOUNG ACADEMY OF SCIENCE (INYAS)

Dr. Vijay Pal Yadav

13:00–13:45

Lunch

F Block

13:45–15:15

CONCURRENT WORKSHOP SESSION VI*

I 2 Moot Court, F I Seminar Hall, F I MDP Hall & F 3 Seminar Hall

15:15–15:45

POPULAR TALK : Your Place or Mine?: How Culture and Genes Help Decipher Human History

Ms. Vishnupriya Kolipakam (Introduced by Ms. Swati Saini)

15:45–16:00

Tea

F Block

16:10–17:00

PLENARY :  Past, Present and Likely Future of the Thar Desert Environment

Dr. Amal Kar

(Introduced by Mr. Indranil Mandal)

17:00–17:45

STUDENT TALK SESSION V (3 talks)*

Theme – Ecology & Evolution

Session Moderators – Ms. Neha Sinha, Dr. Sajan John

VALEDICTORY SESSION (I 2 Moot Court)

18:00–18:30

CONCLUDING REMARKS

Moderators – Dr. Subhankar Chakraborty & Dr. Narayan Sharma

18:30–18:40

VOTE OF THANKS

Ms. Vishnupriya Kolipakam

18:40–19:40

FEEDBACK & FUTURE OF YETI

Moderators – Ms. Vishnupriya Kolipakam & Dr. Narayan Sharma

19:45–21:00

Informal Interactions & Dinner

F Block

DAY FOUR (POST-CONFERENCE)

21 January, 2016

7:00–11:00

BIRDING AT YAMUNA BIODIVERSITY PARK, DELHI

More details on website www.meetyeti.com

Dr. Faiyaz Khudsar

 

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