2016 International Wetland Convention in Taiwan

Speakers/Agenda

Conference Program

Time Details
0830-0900 Conference registration
0900-1000 Opening ceremony, opening remarks from honored guests, introduction to representatives of organizations from abroad, presentation of letters of appreciation by the minister
1000-1050 Paving the way for an international wetland conservation cooperation platform:
• Signing of a Regional Strategic Program of Action (RSPA) Memorandum of Understanding with SWS and WWF-Hong Kong
• Signing of a wetland conservation cooperation agreement by Taiwanese government agencies
• Group photos
1050-1110 Coffee break
1110-1150 Keynote Speech: Ecological Performance Standards in Wetlands
Moderator: Professor Emeritus Shin Wang, Department of Geography, National Taiwan University
Dr. James E. Perry,
The Former President of Society of Wetland Scientists, 2014-2015; Professor, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), College of William and Mary, USA
1150-1230 Keynote Speech: Restoration of Wetlands in light of Taiwan’s Wetland Conservation Act (2013)
Moderator: Dr. Chang-Po Chen, Research Fellow Emeritus, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
Dr. Marinus L. Otte,
Editor-in-Chief, Wetlands (SCI Journal); Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, USA
1230-1320 Lunch
1330-1530 Group discussions: presentation of academic research and practical results, experience in Taiwan and abroad.
Positioning and Adaptive Wetlands in National Land Plans
Host by: Construction and Planning Agency, Ministry of the Interior
Chair: Prof. Monica Kuo, Taiwan Wetland Society
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Remote Sensing Monitoring of Global and China’s Ecosystem and Environment
Prof. Kelin Chen,
Director, Wetland International-China
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Perng-Sheng Chen and Shyh-Jeng Chyi,
THE STUDY OF DEMARCATING FUNCTIONAL ZONES ON WETLANDS OF IMPORTANCE IN NATIONAL SPATIAL PLAN
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Monica Kuo、Mao-Chun Chen、Ya-Shian Lin、Shun-Fa Chang、Ji-Miao Lin,
CO-WATCH NETWORK PRIORITIZATION FOR A SMARTER RIVER CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT—A PILOT PROJECT FOR SWAN-SHI AND TA-TUN RIVER, YANGMINGSHAN NATIONAL PARK, TAIWAN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1550 Keynote Speech: Planning Land Use on the Edge of the Cities: Lessons from the East Kolkata Wetlands
Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh
Regional Chair for South-Asia, Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union on Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (2014); Special Advisor (Agricultural Ecosystems), Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union on Conservation of Nature
1550-1610 Paper presentation session III
Daniel A. Asher and Yu-chen Yang,
EFFECTIVE LAND USE PLANNING & ACTION FOR RURAL RESTORATION & REGENERATION VIA MULTI-STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT: TAIWAN’S QIGU SALT PAN WETLANDS CASE
1610-1630 Paper presentation session IV
Hsiao-Wen Wang and Pin-Han Kuo,
COMBINING SCIENCE AND STAKEHOLDER INVOLVEMET FOR CONSERVATION AND UTILIZATION PLAN OF BUDAI SALT PAN WETLAND AND HAOMEILIAO WETLAND
1630-1650 Paper presentation session V
Hsuan-Wien Chen and Hsing-Juh Lin,
CARRY CAPACITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES OF THE COASTAL WETLAND: AN AQUACULTURE CASE
1650-1730 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
Flood Prevention & Management for Rivers, Oceans & Wetlands
Host by: Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Chair: Prof. Shih Shang-shu, Hydrotech Research Institute, National Taiwan University
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Protecting and Regulating Wetlands in Massachusetts, USA—A First-in-the-Nation Case Study
Ms. Gillian Davies,
President of the Society of Wetland Scientists (2016–2017); Senior Ecological Scientist, BSC Group, USA
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Hui-Chen Su, Po-Yi Kuo and Yu-Ru Zheng,
ESTABLISHMENT OF ECO FISH FARMS USING ECOLOGICAL MODELS
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Kun-Neng Chen, Ming-Jhih Chen, Chun-Wen Tsao, Jung-Ting Hsu, Po-Ling Deng and Yih-tsong Ueng,
SEASONAL CHANGES IN THE ABUNDANCE AND COMPOSITION OF FISH, CRUSTACEANS, AND BENTHOS IN THE JHUOSHUEI ESTUARY OF WESTERN TAIWAN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1550 Keynote Speech: Integrating Databases of River, Coastal and Wetland Water Sources
Prof. Hong-Yuan Lee,
Former Minister of the Interior; Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University
1550-1610 Paper presentation session III
Yung-Jaan Lee, Chin-Chih Hsu, Shang-Shu Shih, Chang-Po Chen and Hwey-Lian Hsieh,
PLANNING STRATEGIES OF MULTI-FUNCTIONAL RIVER BASINS AND WETLAND ECOLOGIES ACROSS MULTIPLE AREAS : A CASE OF NEIGOU RIVER BASIN
1610-1630 Paper presentation session IV
Wen-Nan Zhuang,
THE REPORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION AND LANDSCAPE PLANNING OF THE LAONUNG RIVER(BAOLAI TO SINGHUEI BRIDGE REACHES)
1630-1650 Paper presentation session V
Ming-De Chuang and Shnag-Shu Shih,
PILOT STUDY OF INTEGRATING A RIVER ENVIRONMENTAL PALN BY APPLYING THE CONCEPT OF LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY
- A CASE STUDY OF THE ALLOCATION OF HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES
1650-1730 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
Satoyama Initiative and the Rebirth of Wetland Services
Host by: Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
Chair: Dr. Chih-Hung Tan, Division Head, the Agricultural Engineering Research Center
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Paddy Fields as Artificial and Temporal Wetland
Dr. Tsugihiro Watanabe,
President, the International Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering (PAWEES); Professor, Regional Planning, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Chang-Jui Chen,
SATOYAMA INITIATIVE APPROACHES FOR REVIVING YATSUDA SATOYAMA LANDSCAPE AND DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE RURAL TOURISM:CASE STUDY OF LUNG TAN SANKENG AREA IN TAOYUAN TERRANCE, TAIWAN
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Yun-Ju Fang, Wen-Tsui Lin and En-Hao Liou,
AN APPLICATION of ''PAYMENTS for ECOSYSTEM SERVICES'' FOR THREATENED HABITAT CONSERVATION IN PRIVATE WETLAND: THE CASE OF ''GONGLIAO-HOHO-TERRACED-PADDY-FIELDS''
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1550 Keynote Speech: A national strategic framework for promoting Satoyama Initiative in Taiwan and a case study
Resilience in Farm Villages
Prof. Kuang-Chung Lee, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, National Dong Hwa University
1550-1610 Paper presentation session III
Yi-Kuang Wang, Chan-Chen Li, Kuang-Yin Hung and Chin-Chu Tsai,
EXPERMENTAL EVIDENCE OF BENEFITS OF BIRD-FRIENDLY WATER-LEVEL OPERATION OF AQUACULTURAL PONDS
1610-1630 Paper presentation session IV
Shou-Chung Huang and Chia-Yi Chen,
PRIVATE FARM LANDS UTILIZED BY WINTERING WATERBIRD: THE CHALLENGES OF MANAGING WATERBIRD HABITATS IN TAIWAN
1630-1650 Paper presentation session V
Rung-Tsung Chen and Muh-Rong Su,
THE COUNSELING OF FRIENDLY FARMING ON WETLANDS ENVIRONMENT-RELATED FARMLAND, GREEN CONSERVATION LABEL
1650-1730 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
Ensuring Sustainability of Artificial Wetlands & Wetlands Environmental Education
Hosted by: Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan
Chair: Prof. Wei-Ta Fang, Graduate Institute of Environmental Education, National Taiwan Normal University
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: KODOMO RAMSAR Wetlands Exchange Programme: A Driving Force behind ESD for Children and the Youth in Asia
Ms. Reiko Nakamura,
Secretary-General, Ramsar Center Japan
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Szu-Ju Wu, Hwey-Lian Hsieh, Chang-Po Chen and Wei-Ta Fang,
DIALOGUE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND ART: CONSTRUCTING A PARADIGM SHIFT IN BASIN LEARNING
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Cheng-Heng Hu, Tzu-Ching Lin and Fen-Hui Chen,
BIRD AND MAMMAL DIVERSITY OF UNDERSTORY WETLAND IN NORTH TAIWAN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1550 Keynote Speech: An International Perspective on Wetlands Environmental Education
Prof. Huei-Min Tsai,
Deputy Minister, Atomic Energy Council; Graduate Institute of Environmental Education, National Taiwan Normal University
1550-1610 Paper presentation session III
Wei-Ta Fang,
CONSTRUCTED WETLAND MANAGEMENT ON CAMPUS: A SOCIAL-SCIENCE ANALYSIS
1610-1630 Paper presentation session IV
Wen-Chen Lee,
TO PRACTICE AND EXPLORE IN SOCIAL PARTICIPATION AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS OF SYNERGIES-AN EXAMPLE IN JACANA ECOLOGICAL EDUCATION PARK
1630-1650 Paper presentation session V
Tze-Ying Chen and Tzung-Tai Hung, Mong-Huai Su, Yen-Hsueh Tseng and Chih-ChiangWang,
DIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION ASSESSMENT OF FOREST WETLANDS IN TAIWAN - A CASE STUDY OF 76 WETLANDS
1650-1730 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
The Role and Actions of Wetland NGOs & NPOs
Hosted by: The Society of Wilderness
Chair: Victor Yu, Chinese Wild Bird Federation
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Mangrove Wetland Management and its Function in Ecotourism in Okinawa
Dr. Yuji Arakaki,
Professor, Department of Tourism, Faculty of International Studies, Meio University, Japan
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Chen Shih-Hung, Ho Li-Ping and Wu Chin-Ling,
THE CURRENT STATUS ANALYSIS OF THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ENTERPRISES AND THE WBST GUANDU NATURE PARK OFFICE
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Tzu-Chiang Wu, Chih-Liang Chao, Chih-Chung Tsai and Mei-Chih Yeh,
CITIZEN PARTICIPATION AND PRACTICES OF NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN WETLAND CONSERVATION
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1550 Keynote Speech: Ten Years Coming: NGOs Working for Local Wetlands
Mr. Ming-Yuan Chiu,
Deputy Chief Executive, Taiwan Ecological Engineering Development Foundation
1550-1610 Paper presentation session III
Yi-Jen Shie and Hong Chung Lin,
ANALYZING THE REGENERATION OF CHAO-CAI WETLAND AS URBAN WETLAND
1610-1630 Paper presentation session IV
Jiun-Bi Yang,
COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT, CO-MANAGED MECHANISM AND INDEPENDENT OPERATION MANAGEMENT
1630-1650 Paper presentation session V
Chung-Jen Tsai and Meng-Hsien Chuang,
AN EXAMPLE OF “THE ACTION PLAN OF THE NATIONAL IMPORTANT WETLANDS CONSERVATION” WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY IN THE DONGYUAN WETLAND
1650-1730 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
Time Detail
0900-0930 Conference Registration
0930-1010 Keynote Speech: Restoring the River Flows—WWF Perspectives and Practices
Moderator: Professor and Director Hsin-Cheng Yeh, Graduate Institute of Environmental Education, National Taiwan Normal University
Dr. Lifeng Li,
Director, Freshwater, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International
1010-1050 Keynote Speech: Tools to Facilitate Stakeholder Involvement and Decision Making in Wetland Resource Management
Moderator: Professor Jiun-Chuan Lin, Department of Geography, National Taiwan University
Dr. Jos Verhoeven,
Co–President, INTECOL–WWG; Professor, Department of Biology, Utrecht University
1050-1110 Coffee break
1110-1150 Keynote Speech: Effective Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies
Moderator: Professor Ju Chou, Graduate Institute of Environmental Education, National Taiwan Normal University
Dr. Ben LePage,
Former President of Society of Wetland Scientists,2011–2012; Senior Manager, Remediation, Pacific Gas and Electric, USA
1150-1230 General discussions (moderators and speakers responds to questions from the audience)
1230-1330 Lunch
1330-1630 Group discussions: presentation of academic research and practical results, experience in Taiwan and abroad
1630-1730 Closing ceremony
• Joint declaration on wetland conservation by the four groups.
• Announcement of the next wetlands conference or important actions.
Positioning and Adaptive Wetlands in National Land Plans
Host by: Construction and Planning Agency, Ministry of the Interior
Chair: Prof. Monica Kuo, Taiwan Wetland Society
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Management of Mai Po Wetlands of Hong Kong
Dr. Xianji Wen,
Conservation Manager for South China Wetlands, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Hong Kong
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Shyi-Liang Yu and Ying-Chien Chu,
EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN ISLAND WETLAND
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Hou-Nan Tsai,
REFLECTION ON THE ONCE AND FUTURE COASTAL WETLAND OF SHUANG LI-CHIHU (雙鯉-慈湖)KINMEN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1530 Paper presentation session III
Hui-Chen Lin and Wei-Chi Lin,
THE CHALLENGES IN THE MANAGEMENT FOR GAOMEI WETLAND – THE CHANGES IN TEN YEARS
1530-1550 Paper presentation session IV
I-Ling Lai, I-Ying Chen, Li-Jhen Lin and Yau-Lun Kuo,
A 12-YEAR STUDY OF WETLAND SPECIES COMPOSITION CHANGES AT NANREN LAKE FOLLOWING AN ALIEN SPECIES INVADED
1550-1610 Paper presentation session V
Lee-Hsueh Lee,
PERSPECTIVES OF ECOLOGICAL AESTHETIC OF CONSERVATION OF COASTAL WETLANDS
1610-1630 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
1630-1730 Return to the main auditorium
Flood Prevention & Management for Rivers, Oceans & Wetlands
Hosted by: Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Chair: Prof. Hsiao-Wen Wang, Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: Analyzing Wetland Governance: International Perspectives
Dr. Machiel Lamers
Associate Professor, Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Netherlands
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
De-Jung Chen and Wei-Ju Huang,
‘WISE-USE’ IN THE ZENGWEN ESTUARY WETLANDS—THE CASE OF ENVIRONEMET-FRIENDLY AQUACULTURE PROMOTION PROJECT
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Yuh-Wen Chiu, Hsin-Ju Wu and Chun-Yu Su,
CIH LAKE WETLAND -ECOLOGICAL SHELTERING AND THE CRADLE OFSATOUMI IN KIMMEN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1530 Paper presentation session III
Kowei Lin and Mingde Chuang,
BEI RIVER RESTORATION PLANNING
1530-1550 Paper presentation session IV
Chiahsiung Wu and Pingshih Yang,
HABITAT RESTORATION OF THE AQUATIC FIREFLY, AQUATICA FICTA (Olivier, 1909)IN TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN
1550-1610 Paper presentation session V
Liang-Hsien Chen, Monica Kuo, Ming-Ru Song, Jia-Hsin Li, Bo-Ren Chen and Jian- Yu Hua,
EVIDENCE OF HUMAN DISTURBANCES ON HABITAT CONNECTIVITY FOR STREAM IN YANGMINGSHAN NATIONAL PARK, NORTHERN COAST OF TAIWAN
1610-1630 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
1630-1730 Return to the main auditorium
Satoyama Initiative and the Rebirth of Wetland Services
Hosted by: Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
Chair: Prof. Hsin-Juh Lin, Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: The Ecologist–manager Partnership for Mangrove Conservation in the Era of Restoration
Dr. Shing Yip (Joe) Lee,
Co–President, IUCN Mangrove Specialist Group;
Professor, School of Environment, Griffith University, Australia
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Hsing-Juh Lin,
CAN THINNING OF TREE DENSITY OPTIMIZE MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES?
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Shang-Shu Shih, Chang-Po Chen, Shou-Chung Huang, Gwo-Wen Hwang and Hwey-Lian Hsieh,
LANDSCAPE-BASED WETLAND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN A MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM IN NORTHERN TAIWAN
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1530 Paper presentation session III
Rita S.W. Yam,
ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS OF MANGROVES ON SEDIMENT DECONTAMINATION: A CASE STUDY IN DANSHUEI MANGROVE WETLAND
1530-1550 Paper presentation session IV
Ming-Che Hu, Tai-Yi Liu, and Hsing-Juh Lin,
MANGROVES ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT MODEL IN DANSHUI RIVER WETLAND
1550-1610 Paper presentation session V
Chih-Liang Chao, Pei-Hsun Hung and Wei-Lin Chen,
VALUING NATURE: USERS PREFERENCE MANAGEMENT, ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, AND DECISION-MAKING
1610-1630 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
1630-1730 Return to the main auditorium
Ensuring Artificial Wetlands sustainability & Wetlands Environmental Education
Hosted by: Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan
Chair: Prof. Shuh-Ren Jing, College of Sustainable Environment, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science
1330-1410 Keynote Speech: The Efficacy of Herbicides for Controlling Willow Encroachment and Projections of Willow Regrowth
Ms. Kimberli J. Ponzio,
The President of Society of Wetland Scientists, 2015-2016; Environmental Scientist, St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida, USA
1410-1430 Paper presentation session I
Lei Yang, Chung-Hsin Yuan, Chen-Bin Tsai, Kai-Yun Cheng, Shu-Yu Hsu, and Hsin-Ju Lin,
COMPARISON ANALYSIS OF CARBON SINK EFFECTS BETWEEN NATURAL COASTAL WETLANDS AND SALT WATER TYPECONSTRUCTED WETLAND WITH MANGROVES
1430-1450 Paper presentation session II
Rita S.W. Yam, Ko-Pu Huang and Hsing-Juh Lin,
INFLUENCE OF FISH PRESENCE ON THE MACROINVERTEBRATE COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS
1450-1510 Coffee break
1510-1530 Paper presentation session III
Jung Chen Huang, Chuanqi Zhou, Fang Liu and Bo Yu,
DESIGNING A CONSTRUCTED WETLAND FOR A CREATED WETLAND IN A DESERT AREA: TO SAVE WILDLIFE FROM SELENIUM INTOXICATION
1530-1550 Paper presentation session IV
Y. Shiau, M. R. Burchell, K. Krauss, S. W. Broome and F. Birgand,
ESTIMATION OF CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND REDUCTION OF GLOBAL WARMING POTENTIAL IN A CREATED BRACKISH TIDAL MARSH
1550-1610 Paper presentation session V
Shang-Shu Shih, Yun-Qi Zeng, Hong-Yuan Lee, Marinus L. Otte, Sandra Lee and Wei-Ta Fang,
TRACER EXPERIMENTS AND HYDRAULIC PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS IN A FARM POND WETLAND
1610-1630 General Discussion: drafting main topics and follow-up action
1630-1730 Return to the main auditorium

N.B. Draft program, subject to change.