DAY/DATE /TIME TYPE DISCRIPTION
THURSDAY,

16/01/2020

06.00 pm onwards

  REGISTRATION & COLLECTION OF FESTIVAL KITS AT FESTIVAL VENUE
FRIDAY, 17/01/2020,  05.00-05.30 TEA & SNACK
5.30-09.00 FIELD TRIP* A unique way to bird watch!  Bring your binoculars if you have them. Spotting scopes will be set up. Beginners to experts are welcome. Watch, listen, learn about BIRDS.Bird Walks in the forests OF VALPOIWITH knowledgeable birders.
10.00-11.30 FESTIVAL INNAUGURATION by Hon’ble Chief minister of Goa
11.30 – 12.10 WORKSHOP Shri Bikram Grewal  – The Bird – men of India  
12.10 – 12.50 WORKSHOP Shri Vivek Menon Smt Vedwati Padwal – Birje
12.50 – 13.30 WORKSHOP Shri Anand Arya GBCN
13.30 – 14.30 LUNCH BREAK
14.30 – 15.15 WORKSHOP Shri Hemant Kamadi, IFS  
15.15 – 16.00 WORKSHOP Shri Sumedh Waghmare – Birdman &  Smt Vedwati Padwal – Birje WWF
  TEA TIME
16.00 -18.30 FIELD TRIP* Bird Walks in the MHADEI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY with knowledgeable birders
19.30- 20.30 FILM SHOWS & DISCUSSION
20.30 -22.30 DINNER
22.30 RETIRE FOR THE DAY
SATURDAY, 18/01/2020

05.00-05.30

TEA & SNACK
5.30-09.00 FIELD TRIP* Bird Walk in Valpoi Forest RESERVE, Bhagwan Mahavir WLS & Mhadei WLS with knowledgeable birders
09.00 – 10.00 BREAK FOR BREAKAST
10.00 – 11.00 WORKSHOP Shri Gobind Sagar Bharadwaj, IFS – “Biodiversity in Thar. Challenges and way forward in managing Bustard conservation” WWF Workshop
11.00  – 11.40 WORKSHOP Shri Ramki Sreenivasan WWF Workshop
11.40 – 12.20 WORKSHOP Shri M. Srinivasa Reddy, IFS – ” Forest Owlet- and efforts taken for  conservation  of critically endangered species in Melghat tiger reserve” Shri Sharath Achatgeri
12.20 -13.00 WORKSHOP Dr Samad Kottur GBCN
13.00-  13.30 WORKSHOP Shri Parag Rangnekar GBCN
13.30 to 14.30 LUNCH BREAK
14.30-15.15 WORKSHOP Dr Suresh Kumar, GBCN
  WORKSHOP Shri Omkar Dharwadkar, GBCN – Bird Monitoring in Goa Shri Sumedh Waghmare – Birdman
15.15 – 15.30 TEA TIME
15.30 -17.30 FIELD TRIP* Bird Walk in Valpoi Forest RESERVE, Bhagwan Mahavir WLS & Mhadei WLS with knowledgeable birders
19.30- 20.30 Cultural show
20.30 -22.30 DINNER & NETWORKING
22.30 RETIRE FOR THE DAY
SUNDAY , 19/01/2020

06.00-12.30

FIELD TRIP* GUIDED BIRD WALKS at SURAL VILLAGE IN MHADEI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
12.30 -13.15 LUNCH BREAK
14.00 CONCLUDING CEREMONY