We extend a cordial invitation to the “International Consultation On “Ecotechnology and Sustainability Science" Role of Biodiversity Conservation in Sustainable Development” organized by Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Tirupati Chapter, Indian Network on CBD (INCBD), Network of Indian Universities on CBD (NIUCBD) & S.V. Vedic University, Tirupati and Supported by NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY AUTHORITY, CHENNAI in collaboration with S.V.University, Tirupati, Manipal University, Manipal; SRM University, Chennai; Punjab University; Chandigarh, KIIT, Bhubaneswar; Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur; Bundelkhand University Jhansi; CIFE University, Mumbai; Jiwaji University, Gwalior; Central Agricultural University, Imphal ; Foundation for Environment and Economic Development Services (FEEDS), Hengbung, Kangpokpi. from 29th Feb - 2nd March 2012. Registered delegates will get their participation Certificate of this INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
About Indian Science Congress Association, Tirupati chapter : Indian Science Congress is a 100 year old organization committed to taking Science to Society. It has 30 chapters in India
About NIUCBD : Network of Indian Universities on Cultural and Biological Diversity has been established & operated from Sri Venkateswara University, Tiirupati under the Chairmanship of Dr.Ramamurthi Rallapalli and Dr. G. Sudarsanam as General Secretary. NIUCBD was promoted by I U N C B D formed by "Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy under the international cooperation agreement with UNCBD, Montreal, Canada.
Indian Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (INCBD) was established by the group of likeminded people and organizations committed to Conservation and sustainable management of Cultural and Biological Resources for future generations.1st Anniversary of INCBD will be celebrated during this event.
About S.V. Vedic University, Tirupati
S.V.Vedic University, started in 2006-07 under the benevolent tutelage of T.T.D. has been striving for preservation of Vedic literature and knowledge. Creating a common platform for Vedic scholars and modern scientists facilitating new and refined trends in research resulting in global welfare is one of the unique programmes taken by the University.
THEMES & SUB-THEMES
The programmes will comprise plenary lectures by invited speakers and oral/video presentations, field work practical demonstrations.
1. Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Lifestyles across the CBD Principles and Programmes of work, Vedic Knowledge
2. Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge: Prior Informed Consent and Mutually Agreed Terms
3. Biological Prospecting, Prevention of Bio-piracy.
4. Bio-diversity, Medicinal Plants, Vedic Knowledge
5. Protected Areas Management and Capacity building of Indigenous / Local Communities.
6. Mainstreaming Bio-diversity Policy Agenda, programmes of Work and Planning in Society. Mangroves, Sacred Groves
7. Bio-diversity Policy and Curricula Development for Education and Capacity Building.
8. Water Resources, Marine, Brackish water and freshwater
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Day 1. : 29th Febravery 2012
Inauguration by Dr R.Chidambaram, Chairman , National Knowledge Network, New Delhi & Keynote address by Dr.Balakrishna Pisupati, Chairman, NBA Chennai
Creation of Water: Vedic Perspective
NIUCBD -Vice-Chancellors and Coordinators Conclave: Agenda for the Action plan of National network of Regional networks
Role of Eco-technology and Biodiversity conservation in Sustainable Development.
Sacred Groves, Mangroves, Bio-shield
Day2 : 1st March, 2012
Session 4 Biodiversity as reflected in Vedas & in Classical Sanskrit literature.
Access to Benefit sharing (ABS) and Traditional Knowledge ; issues in implementing the Nagoya Protocol
Conservation of Medicinal Plants
Day 3 : 2nd March 2012
Field work to Medicinal Plant Grove
All participants are requested to register by sending the filled-in Registration Form along with prescribed fee to firstname.lastname@example.org
The registration fees include conference kit, programme and abstract book, working lunch, snakes and tea for three days (stay not included).
Abstracts will be accepted for presentation at the conference up to 25th Feb 2012.All abstracts should be emailed to email@example.com
A range of accommodation options are available in Tirupati. Please make your hotel reservations directly from Hotels. Limited guest house accommodation is available for registered delegates on moderate payment on first come-first serve basis.
There is a dedicated cab service from the Airport (Meru Cab/ City Cabs) are available at the airport, which can be hired at Rs. 15 per km (approx.). From the local bus /train station you can take ride in the local transport by bus or auto rickshaws to reach Guest houses.Travel assistance by A/C 3 or 2 Tier train will be made available to resource persons and some selected delegates ‘only
Prof.M.S.Swaminathan Member of the Parliament,
Dr.R.Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt. of India and Chairman, National Knowledge Network,
Dr. S.Ayyappan DG, ICAR, New Delhi
Dr. Hem Pande,Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi
Dr. Balakrishna Pisupati , Chairman, NBA, Chennai
Prof. P.Jayaprakash Rao, Chairman, APCHE, Hyderabad
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Dr. Janaki Alavalapati (USA)
Dr. Sarat Babu Gidda.CBD Secretariat. Montreal, Canada.
Dr. Pierluigi Bozzi (Italy)
Dr. Krishna Banaudha (USA)
Dr. Neem Hakim ICIHRD (Bangladesh)
Dr. Krishna K. Shrestha (Nepal)
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE :
For more information please contact
Prof. R. Ramamurthi
Chairman, Network of Indian Universities on CBD
Formerly Vice Chancellor, SV University, Tirupati,
Andhra Pradesh ,
Coordinator, INCBD &
Network of Indian Universities on CBD
Department of Botany,
S.V.University, Tirupati- INDIA
Cell : 91- 9989053632