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PROGRAM

Provisional program

General Assembly and Conference venue: HUNGEXPO

Daily shuttle service will be organised between the two hotels and the venue.

Friday, the 24th of September

 

14:00 - 17:30

Executive Committee meeting

(Kempinski Hotel)

19:00

Council Dinner

(Robinson Restaurant)

 

Saturday, the 25th of September

 

9:00

Buses depart for World Exhibition

(Kempinski Hotel/ARCadia Hotel)

10:00

One with Nature World Exhibition Day

(Hungexpo)

12:00

Optional Guided Visit for CIC Members at the OWN Exhibition

18:00

Buses depart for Welcome Dinner

(Kempinski Hotel/ARCadia Hotel)

19:00

CIC Welcome Dinner

(Lázár Lovaspark)

Dress code: elegant hunter

 

Sunday, the 26th of September

(Hungexpo - Conference Centre Building C)

9:00

Buses depart for Hungexpo

(Kempinski Hotel/ARCadia Hotel)

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome coffee

10:00 - 11:30

CIC General Assembly Official Opening Ceremony

George Aman, President of the CIC

Dr. Zsolt Semjén, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary and Patron of the CIC

Freiherr Philipp von und zu Guttenberg, CIC Austria

Alain Durand, Deputy President / Vice President of the French National Hunters Federation (FNC)"

 

Moderator: Tamás Marghescu, CIC Director General

11:30 - 12:30

Technical Session I.

Visions for the Countryside

Thierry de L’Escaille, Secretary General, European Landowners Organisation (ELO)

Alain Durand, Deputy President / Vice President of the French National Hunters Federation (FNC)

Aban Kabraji, OWN Ambassador, Pakistan

Sean McLelland, Executive Director, Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation (USA)

Franz Fischler, President of the European Forum Alpbach; Former European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries

Moderator: Danene von Westerhuizen, President of the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA)

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

CPW Wildlife Forum Session

 Zoonotic diseases and the One Health Approach

Dr. Richard Kock, Royal Veterinary College, UK and IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group

Kristina Rodina, Forestry Officer, Wildlife and Protected Areas, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Dr Tiggy Grillo, Scientific Officer Wildlife Health Programme, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and National Coordinator, Wildlife Health Australia

Dr Torsten Mörner, Head of Wildlife Diseases and Game Meat Specialist Group, International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)

James Compton, USAID Wildlife TRAPS Project Manager, TRAFFIC

Moderator: Anastasiya Timoshyna, Senior Programme Coordinator – Sustainable Trade, TRAFFIC

15:30  - 16:00

Coffee break

Official launch of the CIC World Game Cookbook 

16:00  - 17:00

Technical Session III.

Feeding the World at the expense of Small Game

Francis Bruner, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (UK), Head of CIC Small Game Management Specialist Group

Péter Pál Hajas, Landowner and CIC member (Hungary)

Nate Watson, Dallas Safari Club (USA)

Michel Mantheakis, Professional hunter, CIC Ambassador (Tanzania)

 

Moderator: Klaus Hackländer, CIC Applied Science Division President, and President of the Deutsche Wildtierstiftung (Germany/Austria)

17:05

Buses depart for Kempinski Hotel/ARCadia Hotel

18:45

Buses depart for MÜPA

(Kempinski/ARCadia Hotels)

19:00 -  21:00

Hungarian National Philharmonic Concert

 at MÜPA

Dress code: dark suit

21:00

Buses depart back to Hotels & Free evening

 

Monday, the 27th of September

(Hungexpo - Conference Centre Building C)

9:00

Buses depart for Hungexpo

(Kempinski Hotel/ARCadia Hotel)

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome coffee

10:00 - 11:00

Thematic Session IV.

Living with large carnivores and other dangerous game

Danene von Westerhuizen, President of the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA)

John Kenena Kasaona, Director of Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (Namibia) 

Patricia Wangui, Operations Manager at Resource Africa South Africa (RA-SA)

Dr. László Patkó, WWF Hungary, Coordinator of a LIFE project on Large Carnivores

 

Moderator: Michel Mantheakis, Professional hunter, CIC Ambassador (Tanzania)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:30

Technical Session V.

Culture of the Countryside

His Excellency Sheikh Fahad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar 

Beatrix Bán, National Hungarian Hunting Culture Association, President of the “Diana” Club of Hungarian Lady Hunters

Ali Kaka, OWN Ambassador and representing Kenyan fishing community

Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, President of United Nations Association-Hungary, 15th Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN, President of UNESCO 36th General Conference

Ronald J. Regan, Executive Director, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA)

Moderator: Bernadin Malou, President of the CIC Culture Division

12:30 -13:15

Artemis Working Group Session

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Technical Session VI.

Alliances, the way to gain political strength

George Aman, President of the CIC

Tim Bonner, Chief Executive, Countryside Alliance (UK)

Dr. Miklós Jármy, Hungarian Equestrian Federation

Patricia Wangui, Operations Manager at Resource Africa South Africa (RA-SA)

Moderator: Dr. Zoltán Kovács, State Secretary and Government Commissioner, Hungary

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30 - 16:30

Technical Session VII.

Hunt for Likes - Forward Media Strategies in Focus

Dr. Lucas von Bothmer, Editor in Chief of “Der Überläufer», Germany’s newest hunting magazine

Tatjana Orosava, veterinarian and Slovak hunting blogger

Jens Ulrik Høgh, freelance writer, social media instructor and hunting communicator of the Nordic Safari Club

Stephan Wunderlich, CIC / DJV – International Coordinator

Tristan Breijer, Hunter&Co Manager and CIC YO Member

Moderator: David Plaz, CIC

16:30 - 17:30

Feedback from the International Journalism Symposium

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Wildlife Resources

17:45

Buses back to Kempinski and ARCadia hotels

19:00 onwards

Free evening

 

Tuesday, the 28th of September

8:15

Buses depart for Hungexpo

09:00 -11:00

Executive Committee Meeting

11:30 -13:00

Council Meeting

13:00 - 14:00

Young Opinion meeting

13:00 - 15:00

State Members Meeting

13:00 - 15:00

Nordic Meeting

15:15

Buses depart for Kempinski Hotel

16:00 - 18:00

Members Assembly + Closing Ceremony

(Kempinski Hotel)

20:00

Gala Dinner

(Pesti Vigadó - walking distance from the hotels)

Dress code: Black tie OR uniform, OR traditional national costume

 

Wednesday, the 29th of September

Excursion Day

(excursions optional – to be booked separately)