Friday, 7 September - The journey begins with discussions about Ecosystem Assessment and available tools and approaches in Knowledge Cafés #588, 282 and 477.
Saturday, 8 September - Be sure to sign up for the Conservation Campus Course (#748) if you wish to learn IUCN Red List methodology and standards. Learn more about regional monitoring systems (Workshop #323) and Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (AP-BON) (Workshop #594). In the evening Workshop #781 will examine the policy tools and instruments available from “The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity” (TEEB) process.
Sunday, 9 September – Those involved in IUCN Knowledge Products will attend the Conservation Campus #299 to discuss their development and linkages. Workshop #512 will look at the importance of ecosystem service value assessment.
Monday, 10 September - Two Knowledge Café Discussions will share issues about International Water Law (#492) and the role fishers play in the management of marine areas (#230). In the evening Workshop #228 will profile innovative activities in a variety of countries that make the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets come alive.
Tuesday, 11 September - This journey will culminate in Workshop 807 on assessing progress to date on the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems. During the day Conservation Campus #104 will look at tools and techniques for ecosystem assessment, while Knowledge Café #708 will focus on the Information, Monitoring and Evaluation System for Conservation of Protected Areas (SIMEC). During lunchtime there will also be a pavilion event to explore some of the linkages between the Red List of Ecosystems and issues relating to governance and conservation action. This journey concludes with presentation of key lessons and proposals from the journey events in Commission/Programme wrap-up session (workshop #813) where priorities, strategies and actions will be identified for the coming inter-sessional period.