The Book of Abstracts of the I International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions is now available online from the Digital Library of IPB.
The first edition of the Bragança Jazz festival starts Friday night at the Municipal Theater. We have free tickets for Mountains 2016 participants. Please stop at the secretariat to obtain your ticket.
This is a generous offer of the Municipality of Bragança and the Municipal Theatre of Bragança.
In session 4 – Good Practices of adaptation and mitigation to make the best of climate change (Tuesday, October 4) of the X European Mountain Convention, there will be two groups of workshops where EMC participants will have a chance to participate actively in the discussion and definition of recommendations in 6 key fields in mountain areas.
Please help us organizing the workshops by indicating the workshops you intend to attend. Please use the form available here.
The General Programme and the programmes of sessions and symposia at the 1st International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions have just been released:
Mountains 2016 will provide buses from and to Porto International Airport (Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro) on the following dates:
- October 2 (Sunday)
20:00: from Porto Airport to Bragança
- October 3 (Monday)
10:00: from Porto Airport to Bragança
- October 5 (Wednesday)
19:00: from Bragança to Porto Airport
23:00: from Porto Airport to Bragança
- October 7 (Friday)
19:00: from Bragança (IPB) to Porto Airport
- October 8 (Saturday)
7:00: from Bragança to Porto Airport
These buses are free of charge but require registration online.
Buses from Porto to Bragança will depart from the buses parking lot at the Porto Airport and will stop in the center of Bragança and Hotel Ibis and S. Lázaro.
In the return buses will make the opposite route (Hotel S. Lázaro, Hotel Ibis, city centre to Porto Airport) with the exception of the bus leaving from the IPB campus Friday evening.
In addition to the book of abstracts there will be other opportunities for publication in the I ICRSDMR.
The Journal of Mountain Science (Springer) will publish a special issue based on work presented in several of the sessions and symposia of the I ICRSDMR.
Open Agriculture (de Gruyter) will publish a special issue based on work presented in sessions and symposia of the I ICRSDMR related to agriculture.
There will be dedicated sessions on these publications during the conference in dates and times to be announced.
The Lusophony Mountain Research Network (LuMont) has been established as part of the preparatory work of Mountains 2016. LuMont is an informal network aiming to promote information flow among researchers and research institutions and to create more and better opportunities for research partnerships, projects, grants, education, etc. This network is supported by the Mountain Research Initiative and will give its members the possibility of being part of the entire mountain research community. To learn more about LuMont visit the webpage of the network.