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					                               C.A.P.E. Partners’ Conference
                                        13 May 2009
                    Old Mutual Conference Centre, Kirstenbosch Gardens

    8:00 – 9:00         Registration and Coffee

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   09:00 – 09:05      Welcome: Carmel Mbizvo, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)
    09:05 – 09:20       Keynote: Lucille Meyer, CapeNature
    09:20 – 09:30       Update on the C.A.P.E Programme: Mandy Barnett, CAPE Coordinator
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    09:30 – 10:30      THEME 1: Spatial and Ecological Conservation Connections
                       (Corridors, landscape initiatives, biodiversity plans, mainstreaming)
                       Chair: tbc
                        Presentations:
    09:30 – 09:40       1. The Biodiversity Network: The Fine Scale Conservation Plan for Cape Town – Cliffe Dorse
    09:42 – 09:52       2. Nuwejaars SMA – Elim to Agulhas – presenter tbc
    09:55 – 10:05       3. West Coast Biosphere Reserve – Industrial corridor – presenter tbc
    10:08 – 10:18       4. Garden Route National Park consolidation – Mvusy Songelwa

    10:20 – 10:30       Discussion


    10:30 – 11:00       Tea


    11:00 – 12:30       THEME 2: Community Conservation Connections
                        (Partnerships, community projects, job creation, small business development)
                       Chair: Mvusy Songelwa
                        Presentations:
    11:05 – 11:15       1. The Donkey Trail: A guided heritage adventure – Erika Calitz and Franklin Dido
    11:18 – 11:28       2. Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve: Community beekeeping project – Strydom Claasen and
                                                                                                    Alpheus Phaho
    11:30 – 11:40       3. City of Cape Town Work for Food Project – Dalton Gibbs
    11:42 – 11:52       4. Fynbos, vrugte en wyn – Louis Lategan and Sandra Waterboer
    11:55 – 12:05       5. Climate Calendar – Indigo Development and Change – Kakerlak Drama Group
    12:08 – 12:18       6. Using a valley to connect a city: the Baakens Valley Recovery Programme – David Franklin

    12:20 – 12:30       Discussion
    12:30 – 13:30       Lunch

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   13:30 – 15:00       THEME 3: Governance Conservation Connections
                        (Collaborative governance, partnerships of government and civil society, integrated
                        management of natural resources)
                       Chair: Noel Oettle
                        Presentations:
    13:35 – 13:45       1. Estuaries Programme – Municipality focus – Willemien Swanepoel
    13:48 – 13:58       2. Improving Invasive Alien Species Management Through Partnerships – Louise Stafford
    14:00 – 14:10       3. Urban Conservation Partnership – Mamre – presenter tbc
    14:12 – 14:22       4. Cederberg Conservancy – Jannie Nieuwoudt
    14:25 – 14:35       5. Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve – Coleske Community Resettlement Action and Compensation
                                                                                             Plan - Eleanor McGregor
    14:38 – 14:48       6. SymBioSys – Rhoda Malgas

    14:50 – 15:00       Discussion


    15:00 – 15:30       Tea


    15:30 – 17:00       THEME 4: Learning Conservation Connections
                        (Sharing lessons / models, best practice / tools, capacity building, environmental education)
                       Chair: Joram Mkosana
                        Presentations:
    15:35 – 15:55       1. Winners of 2008 YES Drama Festival – Immaculata High School
    16:00 – 16:10       2. Ilitha Lomso – Senza Kula
    16:12 – 16:22       3. West Coast Biosphere Mountain to Sea exchange programme
    16:25 – 16:35       4. A model for aligning and scaling up best practice and conservation in fisheries and
                                                            agricultural industries: GreenChoice – Sophie Susman
    16:38 – 16:48       5. Presentation tbc

    16:50 – 17:00       Discussion


    17:00 – 17:10       Wrap Up: Mandy Barnett


    17:10 – 18:00       Move to Silvertree Restaurant for Fynbos Conservation Awards

				
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