Presentations IPS Summit 2018

Below you can find selected abstracts and presentations of the IPS Global Peatland and Peat Industry Summit, Rotterdam, 10 September 2018 (permission of speakers received, for some no ppt available):


  • Hans Hoogeveen, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Netherlands to the UN Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) abstract
  • Jack Rieley, Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham, UK and Executive Board of the IPS abstract
  • Tobias Salathé, Senior Adviser (Europe), Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands abstract
  • Kiyoto Tanabe, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) abstract
  • Paul Short, President of the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association abstract
  • Maria Nuutinen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (no abstract)
  • Tim Christophersen, Senior Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Global Peatlands Initiative (GPI) abstract
  • Hans Joosten, Greifswald Mire Centre, Germany abstract
  • Aljosja Hooijer and Ronald Vernimmen, Deltares Institute for Applied Research on Wetlands, The Netherlands abstract
  • Bernd Hofer, Peatland Consultant, Germany (abstract, ppt later)
  • Chris Blok, Project Manager, Wortelmedia and Plantenvoeding Wageningen University, The Netherlands (abstract included)
  • Clifton Bain, Director International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) UK Peatland Programme abstract

Moderator: Erki Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association, IPS

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