Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Meeting in Myanmar

Christoph Zockler,
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Coordinator

A Two days meeting of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force will be held in Mawlamyine, Myanmar on 18-19 January 2017.

To download the tentative agenda below in Word document, click here.


Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Meeting January 2017 Agenda (tentative)

Date: 18-19-January 2017                                          
Venue: Rehmonnya Hotel, Mawlamyine, Myanmar

Preliminary Agenda

Day 1: 18 January

Time Presentations /Discussions Presenter/Faciliator
8:30-9:00 Registration All participants
9:00-9:10 Opening Remark  by Mon State Government U Min Min Oo,
Chief Minister (or) Minister of MONREC MON
9:10-9:20 Welcome note by Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment Conservation (MONREC) NWCD/FD
9:20-9:30 Welcome note by Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force Dr. Evgeny Syroechkovskyi,
Chairman (SBS TF)
9:30-9:45 Photo session and Tea Break All participants
9:45-10:00 Community Led Management Gulf of Mottama Project (CLCMGOMP) Dr. Jake Brunner, Head (Indo-Burma Group-IUCN)
10:00-10:15 Introduction to SBS Conservation in Myanmar including brief report on survey results Pyae Phyo Aung, Program Manager (BANCA)
10:15-10:30 Nanthar Island Conservation (Rakhine) Ren Naung Soe (BECAR)
10:30-10:45 Ayeyarwaddy and Tanintharyi Coastal Conservation NN (FFI)
10:45-11:00 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Bangladesh Sayam U Chowdhury, Assistant Coordinator (SBS TF)
11:00-11:15 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Thailand Thattaya Bidayabha, Conservation, Manager (BCST)
11:15-11:30 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Thailand Wicha Narangsri, Chairman (TWF)
11:30-11:45 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Japan Minoru KASHIWAGI, Ramsar Network Japan
11:45-12:00 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Korea Ju Yun Ki, Birds Korea
12:00-13:00 Lunch All Participants
13:00-13:15 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in China Jing Li, SBS China
13:15-13:30 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in China Tong Menxiu, China Wild Tour
13:30-13:45 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation in Vietnam Paul Insua Cao, BirdLife International (RSPB)
13:45-14:00 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation on Russian Breeding grounds Dr. Elena Lappo, Birds Russia
14:00-14:15 Bird Hunting in Arctic and Asian Russia – Community based approaches Prof Konstantin Klokov, BirdsRussia
14:15-14:30 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation on Kamchatka Peninsula Dr. Yuri Gerassimov, Birds Russia
14:30-14:45 Conservation Breeding Dr. Richard Hearn, WWT, Slimbridge
14:45-15:30 Brief Introduction on East-Asian Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) Tomoko Ichikawa, Communication Officer (EAAFP)
Coffee Break All Participants
15:30 – 16:00 Discussion about site protection in Myanmar All Participants, Facilitate by BANCA
16:00 – 16:30 Hunting mitigation in Myanmar, Bangladesh China and Russia All Participants, Facilitate by SBS TF
16:30-16:45 Wrap-up section BANCA/SBS TF
16:45-17:00 Closing Remark of Day 1 by SBS TF Dr. Evgeny Syroechkovskiy, Chairman
18:00 Reception and dinner all

Day 2: 19 January 

Time Presentations /Discussions Presenter/Faciliator
8:30-9:00 Registration All participants
9:00-10:00 Conservation challenges in the Yellow Sea –progress and next steps. Convener
Jing Li, SBS in China
10:00 – 10:30 Brief Introduction and discussion about Satellite Tagging and future plans Convener
Dr. Nigel Clark,
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:15 Database management and data publicizing Convener
Sayam Chowdhury
11:15-11:30 Global population estimate – state of knowledge, knowledge gaps, common language Convenor
Dr. Christoph Zockler
11:30-12:30 Head-starting and colour-marking– The future conservation plans Convenor
12:30-12:45 Wrap-up section SBS TF Chairman
12:45-13:00 Closing Remark Director,
Forest Department (Mon State)
13:00-13:30 Very short Lunch All Participants
13:30 Visit to Environmental Education and Sustainable Center (Bilin Township)

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