Ways to participate in GLF events

22 August 2019
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There are many ways to participate in Global Landscapes Forum events, the full range of which is listed below. Some events may only offer a limited number of these opportunities.

For more information on hosting or participating in any of these activities please contact the GLF coordination team at globallandscapesforumInfo@cgiar.org.

  • Interactive sessions (formerly Discussion Forums) to accelerate action toward sustainable landscapes by incorporating a range of voices and opinions, sharing knowledge and challenging conventions built on innovative formats for real discussions and pre- and post-event digital summits to push discursive learning.
  • Digital Summits, online events held before, during and after GLF 2018 that include engaging webinars and outreach campaigns to foster global input into key topics.
  • Landscape Pavilions where people working across landscapes can meet, talk and hear from communities to plan for practical action and showcase technical, financial, political and social processes and innovations for planning and implementing sustainable landscapes at scale using a marketplace and hub where entrepreneurs and innovators can learn from, and share with, experts, researchers and other GLF stakeholders.
  • Landscape Laboratories that showcase innovations in technology, approaches and programs.
  • Plenaries highlighting champions and change makers from communities, science and more, departing from norms and encouraging impact.
  • Landscapes Talks, 7 minute talks delivered by experts, leaders and stakeholders designed to concisely deliver cutting-edge ideas to their audience.
  • Launchpads, allowing participants to debut their initiative to the world through the GLF on-site and online press community, following in the footsteps of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon, AFR100, 20×20 Initiative, the Indonesian National Carbon Accounting System (INCAS) and many others.
  • The Landscape Academy, providing opportunities for participants to engage with the latest curated content on the cutting edge of landscape thinking, including modules, courses and learning activities such as the following:
    Technical training for NGO representatives and investors on tenure, land use and beneficiary rights in restoration
    Technical workshop on maps, freeware Apps and other innovative, low-cost tools for measuring progress at landscape scale.
  • The Youth in Landscapes (YIL) initiative and training sessions before the event.
  • Opportunities to contribute to Landscape News and other online knowledge-sharing platforms through articles, blogs, photographs, videos, policy briefs, technical reports, journal articles and practical lessons.
  • Competitions and activities, such as the GLF blog competition, photo competition and others.
  • Scholarship opportunities for community leaders and innovators accelerating action within landscapes.
  • Awards and excellence with key landscape prizes to be awarded to community champions.
  • Structured networking that connects people within the GLF landscape, and where multi-stakeholder, multidimensional debates can flourish creating space for decision makers and project developers to meet investors, technology providers and politicians to accelerate action on the ground.
  • Side events hosted by GLF partner organizations alongside the GLF 2018 event.
  • Any GLF community members who wish to submit their knowledge are welcomed and encouraged do so via our online form.