Program Schedule

Day 1 (4th January, 2017)

Time Program Venue
08:30-10:00 am Breakfast

Registration

Patkai Men’s Hostel

KBR

09:30-10:30 am Inauguration KBR
10:30-11:00 am About YETI (Subhankar Chakraborty) & Tea break KBR
11:00-12:00 pm Plenary Talk Ecology: Deep in the sea (Dishant Parasharya, BNHS) KBR
12:00-12:30 pm Popular Talk Cats and the Gibbons (Kashmira Kakati, Wildlife biologist) KBR
12:30-01:30 pm Interactive Session Conservation and People (Dr. Bibhuti Lahkar, IUCN’s Heritage Hero 2016) KBR
01:30-02:30 pm Lunch Lunch
02:30-03:30 pm Oral Presentation (5 nos.) Oral Presentation (5 nos.)
03:30-06:30 pm Long Workshop Geographic Information System (Samarjit Ojah, Dept. of Geography, Nowgong College & Rajesh Shah, Dept. of EVS, Tezpur University) EVS Dept. Seminar Hall
Plant Taxonomy (Padma Raj Gajurel, NERIST) & Plant Pathology (Shailesh Pandey, RFRI) EVS Dept. Classroom No 117

& Botanical Gerden

Ecological Niche Modelling (Kuladip Sarma, Gauhati University) Physics Dept. Seminar Hall
R – data analysis Mathematics Dept. Seminar Hall
Sampling techniques on forest ecology (Narayan Sharma, Cotton College State University, Guwahati, Rishi Kumar, WII, Dehradun & Kashmira Kakati) Energy Dept. Seminar Hall
Seed Dispersal Ecology (Soumya Prasad, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi) Mathematics Dept. Classroom No. 35
Field herpetology (Varad Giri, NCBS, Bangalore; & H.T. Lalremsanga, Mizoram University) MBBT Dept Classroom No 109
06:30-07:00 pm Popular Talk Challenges and perception in community conservation (Purnima Devi Barman, Aaranyak) KBR
07:30-08:00 pm Nature Quiz Open to All (Quiz-master Ashutosh Das, Tezpur University) KBR
08:30-09:30 pm Welcome Dinner Patkai Men’s Hostel

 

Day 2 (5th January, 2017)

Time Program Venue
08:00-10:00 am Breakfast

Registration

Patkai Men’s Hostel

KBR

10:00-11:00 am Plenary Talk Climate Change and Mountain Ecology (Tsewang Namgail, Director, Snow Leopard Conservancy Trust-India) KBR
11:00-11:15 am Tea break KBR
11:15-11:45 pm  Popular Talk Biotechnological Tools in Conservation Biology (G. Umapathy, LaCONES, CCMB, Hyderabad) KBR
11:45 – 12:15 pm Oral Presentations (3 Nos.) KBR
12:15-1:00 pm Popular Talk Ecology of snakes & the King Cobra (Gowri Shankar, Kalinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology, Karnataka) KBR
01:00-02:00 pm Lunch Patkai Men’s Hostel
02:00-04:00 pm Workshop Plant Diversity & Population Ecology (Ashiho Mao, Scientist F, BSI, Shillong) MBBT Dept. Room No. 109
Biotechnological tools in Conservation Biology (G. Umapathy, LaCONES, CCMB, Hyderabad) EVS Dept. Seminar Hall
Introduction to Biostatistics (Sutirtha Dutta & Umesh Srinivasan) Mathematics Dept. Classroom no. 35
Bird Tagging for Ecological Studies (V.V. Robin, IISER-Tirupati) Energy Dept. Seminar Hall
Environmental Impact Assessment (Mayuri Chabukdhara, Cotton College State University, Guwahati) EVS Dept Classroom No. 117
Popular Writing in Science & Conservation (Neha Sinha, BNHS) Physics Dept. Seminar Hall
04:00-04:30 pm  Oral Presentations (2 Nos.) KBR
04:30-05:30 pm Tea break + Poster Community Hall + CPSB
05:30-06:30 pm Plenary Talk Global Environmental Policy (Sudip Mitra, Dept. of EVS, Tezpur University) KBR
06:30-07:30 pm Speed Talk-cum-Poster Community Hall + CPSB
07:30-08:30 pm Who’s Who Community Hall
08:30-09:30 pm Dinner Patkai Men’s Hostel

 

Day 3 (6th January, 2017)

Time Program Venue
08:00-10:00 am Breakfast

Registration

Patkai Men’s Hostel

KBR

10:00-11:00 am Plenary Talk Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (David Bickford, Singapore) KBR
11:00-11:15 am Tea break KBR
11:15-12:15 pm Oral Presentation (5 nos.) KBR
12:15-1:00 pm Popular Talk Evolution in the Sky Islands of Western Ghats (V.V. Robin, IISER-Tirupati) KBR
01:00-02:00 pm Lunch Patkai Men’s Hostel
02:00-04:00 pm Workshop Chemical Ecology (Shannon Olsson, NICE Lab, NCBS, Bangalore) Mathematics Dept. Seminar Hall
  Scientific Communication (David Bickford, Singapore) EVS Dept. Seminar Hall
Advocacy for Conservation (Neha Sinha, BNHS) EVS Classroom
Basics of Conservation Genetics (Vishnupriya Kolipakam, Conservation Geneticist, WII, Dehradun) Energy Dept. Seminar Hall
Occupancy Sampling (Sutirtha Dutta, Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun) EVS Dept. Classroom No 117
Fresh Water Ecology (Mrigendra Mohan Goswami, Gauhati University and Parag Deka, Pandu College) Physics Dept. Seminar Hall
Butterfly Taxonomy (Monsoon Jyoti Gogoi, Assam University) Mathematics Dept. Classroom No. 35
Cartoons for Conservation (Rohan Chakravarty, Cartoonist, Green Humour) MBBT Dept. Classroom No. 109
04:00-05:00 pm Tea break + Poster Community Hall + CPSB
05:00-05:30 pm Popular Talk Indian Turtle Conservation Program (Shailendra Singh, Turtle Survival Alliance) KBR Auditorium
05:30-06:30 pm Speed Talk-cum-Poster Community Hall + CPSB
06:30-07:30 pm Who’s Who Community Hall
08:30-09:30 pm Dinner Patkai Men’s Hostel

 

Day 4 (7th January, 2017)

Time Program Venue
08:00-10:00 am Breakfast

Registration

Patkai Men’s Hostel

KBR

10:00-10:30 am Plenary Talk Urban Forestry (Shubhendu Sharma, Afforest) KBR
10:30-11:30 am Oral Presentation (5 nos.) KBR
11:30-11:45 am Tea break KBR
11:45-12:15 pm Popular Talk Perspective of Drone Conservation (Abhijit Rabha, PCCF, KAAC) KBR
12:15-01:15 pm Plenary Talk Chemical Ecology
(Shannon Olsson, NICE Lab, NCBS, Bangalore)
KBR
01:15-02:00 pm Lunch Patkai Men’s Hostel
02:00-04:00 pm Workshop Climate Change (David Bickford, Singapore) EVS Dept Seminar Hall
Wildlife Photography & Film-making (Sandesh Kadur, Wildlife Film-maker) Physics Dept. Seminar Hall
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (Bhaskar Choudhury, Wildlife Veterinarian, Wildlife Trust of India) MBBT Dept. Classroom No. 109
Behavioral Ecology (Subhankar Chakraborty, All India People’s Science Network) Energy Dept. Seminar Hall
Plant-Insect interaction (Mantu Bhuyan, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat) EVS Dept. Classroom No. 117
Use of conservation games to navigate complexity in social-ecological systems (Keshab Gogoi, WII & Liu Wei, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria) Computer Centre
Conservation Project Planning (Simanta Kalita, CEE & Kamal Narjinary, BYST, Delhi) Mathematics Dept. Seminar Hall
Herpetology in North-East India (Abhijit Das, Scientist-C, WII, Dehradun) Mathematics Dept. Classroom No. 35
04:00-04:15 pm Tea break KBR
04:15-05:15 pm Plenary  Talk Social Science in Conservation Biology (Nitin D. Rai, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment) KBR
05:15-06:30 pm Panel discussionOpen and Collaborative Science

Panelists:

Prof. Dhruba Jyoti Saikia, VC, CCSU

Abhijit Rabha, PCCF, KAAC

K. Venkataraman, NCSCM, Chennai

David Bickford, Singapore

Moderator: V.V. Robin

KBR
06:30-07:30 pm Future of YETI KBR
07:30-09:00 pm Conclusion (Wildlife film screening by Sandesh Kadur and Cultural Programmes) KBR
09:00-010:00 pm Dinner Patkai Men’s Hostel

 

 

 

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