• Brief introduction of the 2015 IAPA Annual Meeting

     Name of Event The 2015 Annual Meeting of International Alliance of Protected Areas Duration and Venue Duration: October 10th -15th   Venue: Muyu town, Shennongjia Forestry District, Hubei China Theme Opening and Cooperation – The Road to Conservation Organizer Hosting organizer The IAPA Preparatory Committee People’s Government of Shennongjia Forestry District Sponsor organizer Jilin Changbai Mountain National Nature Reserve Hubei Shennongjia National Nature Reserve Participants IAPA Preparatory Committee members, delegates from IAPA members and observers Delegates from important international & domestic organizations and professional institutes Delegates from related government agencies Activities The Opening Ceremony of the 2015 IAPA Annual Meeting Experience sharing symposium of IAPA members Discussion of the challenges in protected area management Protected area management training workshop Discussion of the future development of protected areas Field trip in Shennongjia Nature Reserve   Itinerary & Activities   Date Time Activities Chair October 11th, Sunday The Opening Ceremony of the IAPA 2015 Annual Meeting         Wang Daxing 08:30-08:40     08:40-08:50             08:50-09:10       09:10-09:20 Welcome speech – Li Faping,  District Mayor of Shennongjia Forestry District Speech – Xie Zhongyan,Director General of Changbai Mountain National Nature Reserve Management Bureau/Director,Changbai Mountain Protection