In the technical program each of the six themes will have two or three sessions each.
The sessions will comprise three or four speakers giving a 15-20 min presentation. For each session one or two discussants will have the floor for some brief critical comments and reflections. The sessions will conclude by general discussions. The sessions will be chaired to ensure for appropriate time management.
Presentations made at the conference will contribute to one of 6
themes. For each of the themes, a well-respected ‘theme leader’ with
wide experience in developing as well as developed countries will be
selected to prepare an issues paper that would
Each of the theme leaders will present a 5-minute summary focusing on action points during the concluding session. A summary of each the 6 team papers will also be included in the joint FIG/WB publication.