Balaram Thapa, Chief Executive of LI-BIRD; former Head of Forestry Department at Pakhribas Agricultural Centre, Nepal; Country Director for CARE International in Nepal, Tanzania and Liberia

· Tentative Title: Approaches for Conserving Biodiversity of Traditional Crops for Sustainable Farming and Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security of Smallholder Farmers in Nepal Himalaya


Dinesh Paudel, Associate Professor of Sustainable Development at Appalachian State University, USA

· Tentative Title: The Himalayan BRI: A Historic Opportunity for the Environment, Prosperity and Sustainability in Nepal Himalayas

Linxiu Zhang, Director of International Ecosystem Management Partnership,UNEP & IGSNRR, CAS; Director of Agriculture Policy Research Center, CAS


Elena Grigorieva, Leading Researcher, Institute for Complex Analysis of Regional Problems FEB RAS, Vice President of International Society of Biometeorology

Tentative Title: Bioclimate and urban design for sustainable development

Narmandakh Luvsan, Coordinator, Greenalliance for the “Belt & Road”, UNEP

Eklabya Sharma, Vice Director,Department of research, International Centre for Integrated MountainDevelopment (ICIMOD)

Hui Liu, Professor of IGSNRR