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Himalayan Watershed: From Narratives to Networks
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When: Monday, May 14, 2012
9am to 3pm ET
Where: 1111 19th St, NW, 12th Fl
Washington, District of Columbia 
United States

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Himalayan Watershed: From Narratives to Networks facilitated by Lisa Kimball

Monday, May 14, 2012 - 9am to 3pm, includes lunch

1111 19th St. NW, 12th Floor, Washington DC

A day of dialogue to continue linking diverse communities-of-interest in a systems approach to the challenges and opportunities in the Himalayan watershed.

9:00am Welcome, introductions, and opening remarks

9:30am Bridging the Vertical Gap: Learning from local actors

Viewing and discussion of Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown, a Discovery Channel/UNDP film

11:30am Bridging the Horizontal Gap: Learning from other mountain/glacier watersheds around the world

Bridging the Pattern Gap: Learning from hydro-project patterns across the Himalayan region

12:30pm Working Lunch: So What? Implications for our work

1:30pm Nexus of Narratives and Networks: Now What? Advancing our shared wisdom and concern for this system-of-systems-at-risk

2:30pm Closing Comments

3:00pm Networking Reception

This event is highly participatory, in a combination of small- and large-group discussions. When we engage in inquiry together across sectors, we discover new possibilities for effective action. Please share this invitation with your network.

Please RSVP to: Call 802-233-3750 for more information.

All participants will receive CDs with two extensive reports by Jason Lloyd, Global Issues Analyst, Global Systems Initiatives:

· Bridging the Horizontal Gap: Global Watershed Management Comparison

· Himalayan Watershed Hydro-Projects and Complex Systems

Sponsored by Global Systems Initiatives, in collaboration with The Center for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, Arizona State University; The Plexus Institute; The Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy; The Program on Environmental Security at The Stimson Center.

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