Mountains are a part of global biodiversity repository and play a vital role in maintaining global ecosystems, support millions of people. In the mean time they are the most vulnerable to rapid environmental change. The international conference on “Mountains in the Changing World” aims to provide a forum for international/national scholars, researchers, policy maker and students with opportunity to share their research findings and knowledge related to various aspects of mountains. We are sure that this conference can be an effective and insightful for the benefit of people depending on mountains. The #MoChWo will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Kathmandu is known for long history, ancient cultures and civilizations, Hindu and Buddhist temples, architecture & sculptures. It hosts seven UNESCO world heritage sites. Kathmandu is also the gateway of many high Himalayas in Nepal. The conference month (October) is considered to be the best time to visit Nepal.
KEY DATES :-
Abstract Submission :- Till 31st August, 2017.
Early bird registration :- 2nd April to 21st August,2017.
Registration :- 01-22th September, 2017.
Conference day :- 27th-28th October,2017.
The second conference on Mountains in the Changing World (#MoChWo 2017) will focus on a broad range of following topics related to mountain ecosystem and sustainable livelihood. The major theme of MoChWo 2017 is air pollution: mechanisms and consequences.
We invite you to submit abstracts (both oral and poster presentation) for following conference tracks.
- Disasters, resilience, and adaptation
- Biodiversity conservation
- Climate change
- Environmental pollution
- Forest management
- Soil, water and atmospheric research
- Agriculture and agro-ecology
- Sustainable livelihood
- Policy for mountain resources and livelihood
Abstract submission starts from April. Deadline for submitting abstract is 22 August.
Abstract can be submitted for both oral and poster presentations.
Contact Information :-
MoChWo 2017 secretariat
Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences
Convener: Dr. Basant Giri (bgiri<at>kias.org.np)
Scientific committee chair: Dr. Prakash K. Paudel (pk.paudel<at>gmail.com)
Scientific committee secretory: Mr. Roshan Ojha (roshanbachhan<at>gmail.com)
For further details :- Click – http://conference.kias.org.np/about/