Day 0: 2 December 2017 (Saturday) – Satellite Events
Full or half day Satellite Events on themes relating to the conference
Day 1: 3 December 2017 (Sunday) - Inauguration and High-Level Leadership Panel
Morning Visit to ICIMOD Knowledge Park (optional) Hindu Kush Himalaya Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP) Science-Policy Dialogue: Key Messages and the Summary for Decision Makers
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Inaugural Session
15.30 – 17.30 High-Level Leadership Panel
The role of a resilient HKH in the future of a sustainable Asia
17.30 – onwards High Tea
Day 2: 4 December 2017 (Monday) – Science, Policy, and Practice of Resilience Building: Key Challenges and Building Blocks
09.00 – 09.15 Introductory Key Note Address: Resilience building challenges for the HKH [emerging from the Science-Policy Dialogue]
09.15 – 10.30 Plenary: Setting the priorities: The science of change and resilience, and policy preparedness for action
10.30 – 11.00 Tea
11.00 – 12.30 Plenary: Plurality of perspectives and approaches towards resilience building: Inclusive and transformative change through different lenses
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Parallel Sessions: Leveraging the SDG-consistent mountain priorities – session 1
Sustaining ecosystems and biodiversity Ensuring water security Supporting access to clean energy Promoting food and nutrition security
15.00 – 15.30 Tea
15.30 – 17.00 Parallel Sessions: Leveraging the SDG-consistent mountain priorities – session 2
Achieving gender and social equity Ending mountain poverty Adapting to climate change and managing disaster risk Building economic opportunity and investment
18.00 – onwards Reception Dinner
Day 3: 5 December 2017 (Tuesday) – Capitalizing on Opportunities: Mechanisms for Integrating the Building Blocks
09.00 – 09.45 Plenary: Reporting back: Key messages and lessons from the parallel sessions
09.45 – 11.15 Plenary: Large-scale Action: Bringing solutions and ideas into the mountains and beyond
11.15 – 11.45 Tea
11.45 – 13.15 Parallel sessions: Mechanisms for integration and policy action
Policy and institutions Markets and business solutions Regional cooperation Knowledge and technology networks
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.30 Showcase: Innovative solutions for resilience – marketplace, posters, photos
15.30 – 16.00 Tea
16.00 – 17.30 Plenary: Reality check: Implementation challenges in achieving genderresponsive and socially inclusive transformative change
17.30 – onwards Kathmandu by Night: optional walking tour through historical parts of Kathmandu
Day 4: 6 December 2017 (Wednesday) - Realizing the Vision: Agendas and Action
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary: Solutions at scale: Grassroots, across boundaries, and beyond for sustainable Asia
10.30 – 11.00 Tea
11.00 – 13.00 Plenary: Harnessing synergies towards the HKH resilience agenda
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 High-Level Policy Panel
Committing to resilience-building solutions: Mapping the way forward
15.30 – onwards High Tea and Networking