Keynote speeches

Tuesday, May 28

11:00 – 13:00 – Auditorium EUROPA

Chairs: Anton Shkaruba, Lennart Kümper-Schlake

Ruben Mnatsakanian, Central European University, Hungary

Lessons learned and lessons to be learned: who and from whom will be learning and what will be taught in the next 25 years?

Daniele La Rosa, University of Catania, Italy

The European Landscape Convention at 20 – Reflections and opportunities from landscape planning processes in Italy

Aleh Cherp, Central European University / Lund University, Hungary / Sweden

Energy transitions in a fragmented world

Alexander Sergunin, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia

What can the Arctic learn from the European Union’s Resilience Strategy?

Malte Timpte, Institute for Biodiversity – Network e.V. (ibn), Germany / Sweden

Introduction to IPBES and opportunities/challenges for stakeholders’ participation

Wednesday, May 29

9:40 – 10:30 – Auditorium EUROPA

Chairs: Kalev Sepp, Halina Martsinkevitch

Elena Bukvareva, Biodiversity Conservation Centre, Russia

The project TEEB-Russia: main results and prospects

Alexander Prishchepov, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Post-Soviet land-use change and its regional and global implications