Monday 28st Nov 2022
14:00-19:00 Registration

Tuesday 29th Nov 2022

14:00-19:00 Registration
09:00 Opening session
09:45 Session 1 : Combating drought : a multi-dimensional challenge See more information

·       Keynote 1 : Mariana Rufino, Lancaster University, UK

 

10:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:00 Session 1: Combating drought : a multi-dimensional challenge See more information

·       Keynote 2 – Harold Roy-Macauley, AfricaRice, Benin

11:45 Session 1: Combating drought : a multi-dimensional challenge See more information

Keynote 3 : Christian Leduc, IRD, Montpellier, France

12.30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 2 : Maximizing water access / availability to plant See more information

Keynote : Xavier Draye, University of Louvain, Belgium

14:30 Session 2 : Maximizing water access / availability to plant See more information

6 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

16:00 Tea/Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Short Poster presentation (1-2’ quick poster teaser)
16:30-19:00 Poster session (session 2-3) + Welcome cocktail
Wednesday 30th  Nov 2022
09:00 Session 3 : Increasing water use efficiency with a crop focus See more information

Keynote : Andrew Leakey, University of Illinois, USA

09:30 Session 3 : Increasing water use efficiency with a crop focus See more information

4 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

10:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:00 Session 3 : Increasing water use efficiency with a crop focus See more information

Keynote : Karine Chenu, University of Queensland, Australia

11:30 Session 3 : Increasing water use efficiency with a crop focus See more information

4 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

12.30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 4 : Increasing the efficiency of water use with a farm system focus See more information

Keynote : Laura Echarte, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Argentina

14:30 Session 4 : Increasing the efficiency of water use with a farm system focus See more information

6 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

16:00 Tea/Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Short Poster presentation (eg 1-2’ quick poster teaser)
16:30-19:00 Poster session (session 4-5)
Thursday 1st Dec 2022
09:00 Session 5 : Guiding decisions from multiscale data integration and decision support systems to reduce risks See more information

Keynote : Heidi Webber, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Germany

09:30 Session 5 : Guiding decisions from multiscale data integration and decision support systems to reduce risks See more information

4 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

10:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:00 Session 5 : Guiding decisions from multiscale data integration and decision support systems to reduce risks See more information

Keynote : Daniel Osgood, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, USA

11:30 Session 5 : Guiding decisions from multiscale data integration and decision support systems to reduce risks See more information

4 Invited talks (10’ each + 5’ questions)

Panel discussion at the end

12.30-14:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 6 :Innovating to find solution to drought at scale for small holder farmers – Where we want to be 4 years from now See more information
14:20 Session 6 :  Innovating to find solution to drought at scale for small holder farmers – Where we want to be 4 years from now See more information

Finding solution at scale

Panel discussion

15:30 Tea/Coffee break
16:00 Closing ceremony
20:00 onward Gala dinner
Friday 2nd Dec 2022
07:00:17:00 Field trip
07:00-09:00 Travel Dakar-Bambey by bus (on highway)
09:00-12:00 Visit of Bambey field station
12:00-13:00 Travel to Thies
13:00-14:00 Lunch at CERAAS
14:00-16:00 CERAAS visit
16:00-17:00 Return to Dakar
Flights usually depart in the evening – Participants leaving in the afternoon will be left to the airport from Thies

 

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