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PU-GEC

Peri-urbanization and Global Environmental Change

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The Project

 Project Summary

  Peri-urban Area

  Biophical Valuation

        of  Ecosystem Service

 Integrated Modelling

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         Steps

  Objectives / Approach

  Case Study

      Physical

            Environment

      Socioeconomic

       Land Cover Change

      Ecosystem Service

           Evaluation

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Conference

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International Forum of GEC and Land Use Change in Peri-Urban Area:

   Dialogue and Experience of Asian Cities

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Program
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@        Date: 2008.11.29 @
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Time

Program

Speakers

08:40 09:10

Registration

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09:10 09:40

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome address

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Chung-Weun Hou

President, National Taipei Univ.

Michael Hsin-Huang Hsiao

Chair, IHDP-Taiwan.

09:40 10:10

Keynote Speech I:

Urbanization and global environmental change in Asia: challenges and prospects for sustainability 

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Karen Seto

Yale Univ.

10:10 10:40

Keynote Speech II:

From vegetable gardens and clay pits to highways and urban sprawl: the nature of peri-urban environmental change in Asia

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Ian Douglas

Univ. of Manchester

10:40 11:00

Open Forum

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11:00 11:20

Coffee Break

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11:20 12:00

Session I: Peri-urbanization in Southeast Asia

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 } New urban frontiers: periurbanization and (re)

    territorialization in Southeast Asia

Michael Leaf

Univ. of British Columbia

 } Peri-urbanisation and cross-border cooperation in southern

    Malaysia, Riau Islands and Singapore

Kog Yue Choong

National University of Singapore

12:00 12:20

Open Forum

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12:20 13:30

Lunch Break

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13:30 14:30

Session II: Peri-urbanization in Taiwan and China

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 } Global climatic change and eco-vulnerability assessment

     on estuary city: A case of Shanghai  

XiangRong Wang

Fudan University

 } The impact of transport infrastructures on the land use

    change of medium-sized cities 

Cheng-Min Feng

National Chiao Tung Univ.

 } Peri-urbanization in Taiwan: A challenge for adapting to

    global environmental change 

Shu-Li Huang

National Taipei Univ.

14:30 14:50

Open Forum

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14:50 15:10

Coffee Break

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15:10 15:50

Session III: Peri-urbanization: a comparison of West and East

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 } Global environmental change and urban land use change in

    peri-urban area: comparisons between New York and Tokyo

Peter Marcotullio

Hunter College, CUNY

 } Managing peri-urban change in the Pacific Northwest and

    Taiwan  

William Budd

Washington State Univ.

15:50 16:10

Open Forum

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16:10 16:30

Closing Ceremonies

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