Programme 10 - 13 November 2009:

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Day 1: Tuesday, 10 November

BOKU UniversityGregor Mendel-Strasse 33 (main building)A-1180 Vienna

15.00 Preparatory meeting of advisory committee, keynote speakers and session chairs

Meeting point: 14.50 Entrance hall, meeting on 3rd floor, Conference room

18.00 Welcome reception and registration at Festsaal, 3rd floor

Day 2: Wednesday, 11 November

Hotel Modul
Peter Jordan-Strasse 78, seminar rooms
A-1190 Vienna 

8.30 - 9.00 Opening

9:00 – 13:00 Keynotes + discussions, incl. break

Hazards from glaciers, permafrost and lakes in high-mountain regions: Processes and interactions (W. Haeberli, J. Clague, C. Huggel, A. Kaeaeb), pdf 

Criteria for hazard assessment (J. Reynolds), pdf

Remote Sensing and international earth observation programs (J. Kargel), pdf 

Regional Aspects I - Glacial hazards in the Caucasus: Assessment, Prediction, Mitigation (S. Chernomorets), pdf

Regional Aspects II - Central Asia and Himalaya (J.F. Schneider, M. Dhital), pdf 

Regional Aspects III - Andes (M. Zapata), pdf

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 16.00 Break-out groups on keynote topics, 1st plenum report and discussion, break

16.00 - 18.30 Poster sessions with tour led by session chairs

19.00 Dinner at Viennese "Heurigen" Wolff

Day 3: Thursday, 12 November Hotel ModulPeter Jordan-Strasse 78, seminar roomsA-1190 Vienna

8:30 – 12:30 Keynotes + discussions, incl. break

Ground-based monitoring and technical early warning methods (A. Tamburini), pdf 

Monitoring and evaluating hazards (H. Delgado Granados), pdf 

Glacier Risks - Possibilities and Limits of Prevention and Mitigation (J. Hanisch, J. Reynolds), pdf 

International institutional and economic aspects - Ten years of adaptation practise in Mountain Ecosystems in Latin America (W. Vergara), pdf 

Social aspects - The social nature of exposure, vulnerability and responses to disaster (K.Hewitt), pdf 

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 16.00 Break-out groups on keynote topics, 2nd plenum report and discussion, break

16.00 - 18.30 Poster sessions with tour led by session chairs

18.30 Closing

Day 4: Friday, 13 November

 BOKU University
Gregor Mendel-Strasse 33, 3rd floor, Conference room
A-1180 Vienna

8.30 Work on workshop products and conclusions by advisory committee, keynote speakers and session chairs