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International Conference on Sustainable Environmental and Natural Resource Management (ISENRM, 2016) at Hotel Chez Lando

Theme: Responsible Research and Innovation in Environmental sustainability.

 Tentative agenda

15/11/2016  at UNILAK   Headquarter  office, Kigali

Time Activity Moderator
8h30-8h45 Registration Protocal/ Enan M.
8h45- 9h00 ISENRM, 2016 Opening ceremony

·         Welcome speech by  Dr Jean Ngamije, UNILAK Vice Chancellor

·         Remarks by Prof. Chen Xi, Director General, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology of Geography

Deputy Vice Chancellor
9h00-10h00                                              Plenary sessions I

I.                    Water monitoring needs around large human settlements in the great lake region in eastern Africa 

               Dr. CHEN Shuang,   Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy  of Sciences

II.                  A Survey of Hydrological Systems in the Greater Virunga Landscape, Around the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

  Ir. Nahayo Déogratias,  Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Prof Li Lan Hai
10h00-10h20  Group Photo and Tea break Protocol
10h20-13h20                   Plenary sessions II

I.                    A GIS-based Model for High-performance surface flow Simulation

Prof. QimingZhou, Fangli Zhang , Hong Kong Baptist University

II.                  Climate change and its implications on sustainability of natural resources in Rwanda

Wanyera Francis,           University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies

III.                Early Alert and Community Involvement in Disaster Risk Reduction in Rwanda

Prof  Lanhai Li and Lamek Nahayo

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography  + University of Lay Adventist of Kigali

IV.               Organochlorine pesticides distribution in environment, case of agriculture area   of El Aarjate zone, Dr. François Xavier Nshimiyimana ,      Scientific Institute of Rabat Agdal, Ecotoxicology LaboratoryMorocco

V.            Assessment of effects of hydropower plant on the decrease of Lake water level in Rwanda. Case study: Burera Lake from 2005-2015

                      Maniragaba Abias and Hirwa Hubert,              University of Lay Adventists of Kigali

VI.                Agricultural practices and their impacts on Land degradation in Rwanda

 Wanyera Francis , University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies

Prof ALishir  Kurban and Dr Rutamu Augustine
13h0- 14h25 Lunch Protocal
14h30- 15h00 ·         Welcome  by Dr Jean Ngamije, UNILAK Vice Chancellor

·         Note of thanks  by  Prof Chen Xi , Director General , XIEG

·         Remarks by President of TWAS /CAS

·         Official Opening Ceremony ( Guest of Honor) 

15h00-15h30  Key Note Speech on  “  Current status of Rwanda environmental management: Achievements, challenges and opportunities to researchers

Director General , Rwanda  Environmental  Management Authority

15h30 Group Photo and Tea break
15h45-16h45                       Plenary sessions III

1. Improving ecosystem services in a karst region, southwest China

        Prof Kelin WANG

Institute of Subtropical Agriculture Chinese Academy of Sciences,

2. Status of Climate change in Rwanda:  implications to Research and Innovation , 

                Dr Rwanyiziri Gaspard,

University of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology

3. Analysis on the integration of disaster management related courses into formal    education in the reduction of disaster risks in Rwanda

    Dr Gabriel Habiyaremye and MINDJE Richard

University of Lay Adventists of Kigali

Prof. QimingZhou
16h45-17h00 Closing ceremony  and announcing  official opening ceremony of the joint research center Joint research center for Natural Resources and Environment  DVC

16/11/2016  at UNILAK   Headquarter  office, Kigali

Launching Joint research Center for Natural Resources and Environment in East Africa   Responsible
  1. Presentations from UNILAK- XIEG: the progress of bilateral cooperation in the past, present and outlook of future.
Dr Gabriel H. and

 Prof  Alishir

Prof Li LanHai

  1. Signing ceremony of the bilateral agreement between Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG), Chinese Academy of Sciences  and University of Lay  Adventists of Kigali ( UNILAK)  for the period of 2017-2021
Dr Jean Ngamije (UNILAK Vice Chancellor  

 Prof Chen Xi ( DG, XIEG)

9h00-9h30 Unveiling “Joint Research Center for Natural Resources and Environment in East Africa ” which is jointly established by XIEG and UNILAK Academician Bai Chun, President of Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS )

 Guest of Honor ( Rwanda)

9h30-10h00   Group Photo and Tea break  Protocal
10h00  Departure to Field Visit. Dr Gabriel Habiyaremye


 Dr Gabriel Habiyaremye, ISENRM 2016 organizing Secretary, Email: habygaby@yahoo.fr  /Phone: +250-785698604

Important dates to remember:
31 October 2016
– Deadline for online submission of full paper and poster presentations
5 November 2016
– Release of notice of acceptance 10 November 2016– Deadline for submission of corrected full papers
15November 2016
– International conference on sustainable environmental and natural resource management
16 November 2016:
Field Visit For inquiries, you may contact conference secretary Dr Gabriel Habiyaremye
on+ 250-785698604/ +250-733698604
research@unilak.ac.rw or check www.unilak.ac.rw Venue: Hotel chez Lando