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International Training Course on Long-term Ecosystem Monitoring (ITC-LTEM) and Workshop on China-Africa S&T Cooperation in Resource and Environment Field
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International Training Course on

Long-term Ecosystem Monitoring (ITC-LTEM)

and

Workshop on China-Africa S&T Cooperation in

Resource and Environment Field

Oct. 9- 22, 2016, Beijing, China

 

Organized by   Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IB-CAS)

                          China Science and Technology Exchange Center

 

Sponsored by   The Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China

                          State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change

                          Sub-Center for Biology of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network

 

The Venue

Training place: Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IB-CAS) (中国科学院植物研究所)

                       No.20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing (北京市海淀区香山南辛村20)

  Website: http://english.ib.cas.cn/

Staying Hotel: Fragrant Hill Empark Hotel (北京世纪金源香山商旅酒店)

                       59 Bei Zhenghuangqi, Haidian District, Beijing (中国北京海淀区北正黄旗59)

                       Switchboard number:+861059898888

                       Website: http://www.empark.com.cn/english/bj03/index.asp

 

 

General Information of the Training Course

ITC-LTEM and the workshop are important issues of the International Science and Technology Cooperation Projects “Technical cooperation on ecosystem monitoring and adaptive management in typical areas of the Nile Basin” hosted by Prof. WU Dongxiu.

ITC-LTEM will focus on the theory and technology of long-term ecosystem monitoring with the objectives to stimulate the construction of ecosystem long-term monitoring network and to enhance vegetation conservation in the Nile Basin. The participants are from African countries along Nile Basin, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Sudan etc., which represent the different regions of the Nile Basin.

The workshop will communicate on cooperation demands and finished or ongoing cooperation research cases between China and Africa in resource and environment field.

 

Theme and Topics

The topics are as following:

The importance and progress of long-term ecosystem monitoring

Long-term monitoring practice of ecosystems in China

New technology in ecosystem monitoring and research

Field visit to 1~2 field research stations

Additionally, famous professors and senior experts with high prestige are invited to give scientific presentations. Some culture courses and culture trips will be scheduled during the program.

 

 

Important Dates

Oct. 10: Registration

Oct. 11: Opening Ceremony (AM); Training course (PM);

Oct. 12-14: Training course

Oct. 15-16: Culture trip and Rest

Oct. 17: Field visiting to typical field research stations

Oct. 18-19: Training course

Oct. 20: Field visiting to typical field research stations

Oct. 21: Training course (AM); Closing Ceremony (PM)

Oct. 22-23: Culture trip and Rest

Oct. 24-25: Workshop

Oct. 26: Departure

 

 

Language

English.

 

Field Visiting Place

Beijing Forest Ecosystem Research Station in Mentougou District of Beijing

Beijing Urban Ecosystem Research Station in Haidian and Changping District of Beijing

 

Holding Place Attractions

The training course will be mainly held in Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the accommodation is Fragrant Hill Empark Hotel. Both the Institute and the hotel are located on the foot of the Fragrant Hills, a famous scenic spot of Beijing. Beijing Botanical Garden is in the neighborhood. Also, the Institute is not far away with some famous places of interest, such as The Summer Palace and Yuanmingyuan Park.

 

Weather (average maximum/minimum temperature during the training course)

Beijing: 25 /15

 

 

Expenses

The expenses of round-trip international flight tickets, accommodation, transportation and food arranged by organizer during the training courses will be covered. However, the cost will not be covered as follows: passport and visa fees (including third countries visa), overweight of baggage during domestic and international journeys and cancellation of installment due to passenger reasons, other costs out of the organizer’s arrangements (e.g. telecommunications, personal transportation, entertainment, glasses, teeth glinting, beauty and salon/barber, laundry and all kinds of examination, treatment of chronic diseases, and medical expenses, etc.), also, costs ahead or postponed of schedule due to personal reasons.

 

Organizing Committee

WU Dongxiu, Chair

Sub-Center for Biology of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (SCB-CERN)

State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change (LVEC)

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IB-CAS)

wudx@ibcas.ac.cn, +86-10-6283 6979, +86-13651096137

CHEN Xiong

China Science and Technology Exchange Center

YANG Xiuhong

Division of Research, IB-CAS

XIN Bingqing

China Science and Technology Exchange Center

HAN Wenwu

LVEC, IB-CAS

ZHANG Lin

SCB-CERN, LVEC, IB-CAS

 

Contact information

ZHANG Lin

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: zhanglin@ibcas.ac.cn

Tel: +86-10-6283 6651, +86-18810796238

SHI huiqiu

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: shihuiqiu@ibcas.ac.cn

Tel: +86-10-6283 6511, +86-15210769348

 

For download

Conference Manual

Training Coursesppt.

Field Research Station

Workshop on China-Africa S&T Cooperation

 

Institute of Botany, CAS    Add: No.20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
Tel: +86 10 6283 6215    Fax: +86 10 6259 0833    E-mail: Int_Office@ibcas.ac.cn