CONFERENCE: Land and Poverty Conference: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence Based Approach, March 20-24, 2017

The World Bank

Now in its 18th year, the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty brings together key stakeholders engaged in strengthening land governance and tenure security for a weeklong event at World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC, USA. The conference program brings you a large number of sessions organized around thematic tracks with oral presentations on latest research, impact evaluations, experiences with new approaches for scaling land administration systems and business models; lightning talks on geospatial innovations, and a learning day. This year’s conference theme will be on the role of data and evidence for realizing land policy reform and monitoring achievements.

2017 Conference structure

  • March 20: Pre-conference workshop and official opening starting at 5PM.
  • March 21, 22 and 23: Parallel thematic tracks with oral paper presentations and policy round tables. Final session will be followed by a reception on March 23.
  • March 23: “Lightning Talks” and demonstrations on geospatial and cloud platform solutions for land governance challenges (please submit proposals via website).
  • March 24: Learning Day with presentations of tools, instruments and approaches via MasterClasses, learning events and field visits (please submit proposals via website).
  • Exhibition booths: All week in World Bank Atrium (please contact the conference organizers on availability and conditions). 

Land Conference 2017 Outline

Originally published by: The World Bank