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Program and topics

Preliminary schedule

SUNDAY
14 June 2020
MONDAY
15 June 2020
TUESDAY
16 June 2020
WEDNESDAY
17 June 2020
THURSDAY
18 June 2020
FRIDAY
19 June 2020
SATURDAY
20 June
2020
  Registration Parallel sessions Industry side event Excursions PEAT talks Parallel sessions Parallel sessions Technical side-meetings
Opening ceremony
Registration Plenary session Poster session General meeting Poster session Closing ceremony
Parallel sessions Meet the Expert Meet the Expert Side meetings  
Kick-Off Party Ice-Breaking Party Public lectures
Movie program
Special events
Public lectures
Movie program
Special events
Gala dinner

Topics of the Tentative Program

Peatland Ecosystem Services

I PROVISIONING SERVICES
I.1 – Food and food products
I.2 – Raw materials
I.3 – Genetic resources
I.4 – Water supply
I.5 – Medicinal resources
II REGULATING SERVICES
II.1 – Carbon sequestration and climate regulation
II.2 – Hydrology and water quality
II.3 – Natural hazard regulation
II.4 – Pollution control
III SUPPORTING SERVICES
III.1 – Biodiversity
III.2 – Primary production and peat formation
III.3 – Nutrient cycling
IV CULTURAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES
IV.1 – Aesthetic, cultural and spiritual well-being
IV.2 – Peatlands for communities and society
IV.3 – Recreation and tourism
IV.4 – Science and education

Peatland Management

V PEATLAND AND PEAT RELATED ECONOMIC SERVICES
V.1 – Agriculture
V.2 – Forestry
V.3 – Peat extraction
V.4 – Utilization of peat
V.5 – Other forms of peatland use
VI PROTECTION AND RECLAMATION OF PEATLANDS
VI.1 – Protection of peatlands
VI.2 – Restoration of peatlands
VI.3 – After-use of degraded peatlands
VII EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES 
FOR PEATLAND AND PEAT RESEARCH
VII.1 – Fieldwork and laboratory equipment for research and monitoring
VII.2 – Tools for data analysis and modeling
VII.3 – Development, and practice of fieldwork methods