IPROMO

Sustainable mountain development - 10 years of IPROMO courses

Environmental and economic issues
to enhance mountain sustainability

Lectures

Day

Topics/presentations

Instructors

5

Arrival of participants

Transfer TORINO à ORMEA

 

Opening ceremony

Michele Freppaz, UNITO

Giorgio Ferraris, Mayor of Ormea

6

An overview of the Mountain Partnership, IPROMO and this year’s main topic

Introduction and establishment of working groups

Participants' presentations

Rosalaura Romeo, FAO-MPS

Mauro Bassignana, Chairman

7

Introduction to sustainable mountain development and watershed management

Hans Schreier, UBC

8

          Natural resource management and the sustainable use of soils as the basis for sustainable mountain development (in connection the EU-Alpine Space Project Links4Soils)

 

 

Silvia Stanchi, UNITO

Michele Freppaz, UNITO

Riccardo Scalenghe, UNIPALERMO

9

Mountains and disaster risk reduction – building resilient mountains

Hans Schreier, UBC

Daniele Giordan, CNR IRPI

Andrey Kushlin, FAO

Paola Allasia, CNR IRPI

Emanuele Lingua, UNIPD 

10

 

Small and medium enterprises promoting mountains products

Marcello Vicovaro, FAO

Riccardo Beltramo, UNITO

 

11

Morning – departure for Gressoney La Trinité

Mountain Economies: sustainable tourism - ski resorts, mountain huts, agri/ecotourism, cultural trails

Ski resorts managers, local farmers, mountain entrepreneurs

Alessia Vita, FAO

12

Departure for Aosta

Mountain Economies: agriculture, pastoralism, forestry

Field visits in Aosta Valley

 13

Departure for Trentino Northeast Alps

Arrival in Pieve Tesino

14

Forest disturbances and ecosystem management in mountain areas

The role of innovation for the mountain forests

Roberto Tognetti, EFI-MOUNTFOR and Chair of COST Action CLIMO

Bernhard Wolfslehner, EFI-EFICEEC & Steering Committee of EFI-MOUNTFOR

15

The use of wood as bioresource: wood products, wood technology and bioarchitecture

 

New concepts and approaches in forest bioeconomy: extractives, innovative materials, biorefineries

Massimo Fragiacomo, UNIAQ

Florian Zikeli, UNIVIENNA & UNITUS

16

Mountains and climate change: adaptation and mitigation strategies

Alpine Convention Framework

Tommaso Chiti, UNITUS

Afternoon: Field trip Passo Brocon treeline and forest expansion, eddy covariance field station on grassland ecosystems

17

Getting the message across: communication strategies for the digital age

Maria De Cristofaro, FAO

Kai Lintunen, Communications manager Finnish Forest Association, Deputy leader, Forest Communicators network

18

Field trip to Paneveggio Public Forest: sustainable silviculture, resonance trees and wood industry for sound and music

Paolo Kovatsch, Paneveggio Forest

19

Closing ceremony and delivery of diplomas

Chiara Avanzo, Regional Council Trentino–SudTyrol

Carola Gioseffi, Mayor of Pieve Tesino Comunità ValSugana

Giuseppe Scarascia, UNITUS

Michele Freppaz, UNITO

Rosalaura Romeo, FAO-MPS

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