Day 1 : november 3
Day 2 : november 4
Day 3 : november 5

Day 1 : Thursday 3 November

08.30

Registration opens

Venue: Perystyle Salle académique (ULg)

09.00

Opening session with officials

Venue: Salle académique (ULg)

09.30

Plenary session 1: Migration challenges in a transformed environment

Alan Gamlen
Barbara Harrell-Bond
Jorgen Carling

Venue: Salle académique (ULg)

11.00

Coffee break and poster presentation

11.30

Parallel sessions 1 (until 13.15)

Venue: see preliminary programme parallel sessions

13.15

Luncheon (Thèâtre de Liège)

14.15

Parallel sessions 2 (until 16.00)

Venue: see preliminary programme parallel sessions

16.00

Press Conference for the launch of the Observatory

Venue: Salle des Professeurs (ULg)

16.00

Coffee break and poster presentation

16.30

Parallel sessions 3 (until 18.15)

Venue: see preliminary programme parallel sessions

18.30

Public conference of Nicolas Hulot (For this event, specific registration is required)

Venue: Salle de la Grande Main (Théâtre de Liège)

20.30

Book launches: The State of Environmental Migration 2016 (Presses ULg) & The Atlas of Environmental Migration (Routledge)

Venue: Passage des 50 Epaules (Théâtre de Liège)

21.00

Cocktail party  (by invitation only)

Venue: Passage des 50 Epaules (Théâtre de Liège)

Day 2 : Friday 4 November

08.30

Registrations open

Venue: Peristyle Salle Académique (ULg)

09.00

Parallel sessions 4

Venue: see preliminary programme parallel sessions


11.00

Coffee break and poster presentation

11.30

Plenary session 2 The Earth and us

Eric Lambin
Saskia Sassen
Jun Borras
Richard Betts

Venue: Salle Académique (ULg)

13.30

Luncheon (Théâtre de Liège)

14.30

Parallel sessions 4 (until 16.30)

Venue: see preliminary programme parallel sessions

14.30

Mentoring session for early career and PhD students

With Lennart Olsson, Etienne Piguet, Raoul Kaenzig, Alan Gamlen and Calum Nicholson 

Venue: Salon Vert (Théâtre de Liège)

16.30

Coffee break

17.00

Policy session: Environmental Changes and Migration ahead of COP22

Venue: Salle Académique (ULg)

19.00

Prize ceremony for the best paper and best poster of the conference

Venue: Salle Académique (ULg)

20.00

Gala dinner (by invitation only – dress code: business casual)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom – Mont Saint-Martin 9-11, 4000 Liège

22.30

Launch party of the Observatory (by invitation only)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom

Day 3 : Saturday 5 November

10.30

Launch of the Association for the Study of Environmental Migration

Venue: Salle Académique (ULg)

11.30

Election of the officers

12.30

Lunch meeting of the executive board-elect.

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