Programme

Pre-Conference Events: Sunday, 15 March 2020

Time Activity
15:00 – 17:00 Conference Registration
15:00 – onwards Installation of Exhibition Booths

Day 1: Monday, 16 March 2020

Time Activity
07:30 – 09:00 Registration and Arrival of Guests
09:00 – 09:45 Opening Programme
09:45 – 10:15 Special Keynote: Living in Harmony with Nature
10:15 – 10:45

Opening and Viewing of Exhibits

Launch of ASEAN Green Initiative

Photo Session

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Press Conference
11:00 – 11:45 Keynote 1: Developing the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
11:45 – 12:30 Keynote 2: Transformational Change and Sustainability for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break and Networking
14:00 – 17:00 Parallel Thematic Sessions
Session 1:
Mainstreaming Biodiversity
Session 2:
Protected Areas and OECMs
Session 3:
Biodiversity and Climate Change
Session 4:
Coastal and Marine Biodiversity

Day 2: Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Time Activity
09:00 – 09:45 Keynote 4: Innovations on Biodiversity Conservation
09:45 – 10:30 Keynote 5: IPBES Global and Regional Assessments
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Press Briefing
11:00 – 11:45 Keynote 6: Wildlife Conservation
11:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break and Biodiversity Showcase Side Events
14:00 – 17:00 Parallel Thematic Sessions
Session 5: Sustainable Financing Session 6: Cities and Biodiversity Session 7: Sustainable Wildlife Management Session 8: Sustainable Bio-economy

Day 3: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Time Activity
09:00–12:00 Special Sessions
Special Session 1:
Forum on Business and Biodiversity
Special Session 2:
Forum on Youth and Biodiversity
Special Session 3:
Forum on Science and Policy
Special Session 4:
Forum on Sustainable Industries
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
12:00 – 13:45 Special Session on Gender, IPLCs, and Biodiversity
14:00–15:30 Special Sessions (continuation)
Special Session 1:
Forum on Business and Biodiversity
Special Session 2:
Forum on Youth and Biodiversity
Special Session 3:
Forum on Science and Policy
Special Session 4:
Forum on Sustainable Industries
15:30 – 16:30 Key Messages and Recommendations
16:30 – 17:00 Closing Ceremony
End of ACB 2020
17:00 – 19:00 Preparatory Meeting for the ASEAN High Level Meeting on Biodiversity [by invitation only]

Day 4: Thursday, 19 March 2020

Time Activity
09:00 – 12:00
ASEAN High Level Meeting on Biodiversity
(by invitation only)
Field Visit
14:00 – 17:30 Preparatory Meeting for the High-Level Meeting on Biodiversity
(by invitation only)

Day 5: Friday, 20 March 2020

Time Activity
09:00 – 12:30 High Level Meeting on Biodiversity [by invitation only]
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch