May 18, 2017
 05:00 PM  Festival opening at Parker Hall
 05:10 PM  Banff Mountain Film Festival, 2017 World Tour
 07:00 PM  Opening set – Ady Manral
 07:30 PM  Naga Folk and Blues ConcertRewben Mashangva
May 19, 2017
09:00 AM Welcome address: K. Krishnan Kutty, Festival Director
09:15 AM Climbing Everest Saved my Life!Deshun Deysel
10:00 AM Discovering the Yeti in Mussoorie in 1956Daniel Taylor
11:15 AM Felicitation of renowned mountaineer from Uttarakhand, Ms. Chandraprabha Aitwal
11:45 AM The Waste Warriors Mission – A Clean IndiaJodie Underhill
01:30 PM Wandering Tigers – Journeys of HopeRavi Singh
02:15 PM Himalaya Bound: A Journey with Nomads in North India -y Michael Benanav
03:30 PM Festival of ideas: Woodstock Students
In Your Night: Experience Of Night In Semi-Urban North IndiaShanti Mathias
Bringing Sustainable Light To Mussoorie by Aseem Aggarwal
Benefits And Implications of Dam Construction in the HimalayasEgor Suvorov
05:00 PM End of Day 2
May 20, 2017
09:00 AM Festival of Ideas: Woodstock Students
Is Globalization Worth The Price Of Folk Culture?Tanashya Batra
Root Causes Of And Responses To The Epidemic Of Farmer Suicides In IndiaHarsh Yadav
10:00 AM Himalayan Wolves: Ecology, Insights and ConservationSalvador Lyngdoh
10:30 AM Ecologic And Socio-Politic Situation of Large Carnivores in the Romanian Carpathians
Europe’s Stronghold for Bears, Wolves, and LynxChristoph Promberger
11:00 AM Discussion on Wolf Conservation. ModeratorSteve Alter
11:30 AM Exploring New Peaks In The Himalaya – Conservation Through AdventureMartin Moran
12:15 PM Legend and Lore of SpitiKishore Thukral
01:45 PM Conservation Facets of Himalayan ArtAnupam Sah
02:30 PM Mustang – The Lost Tibetan Kingdom: Tradition And ChangeSujoy Das
03:15 PM Screening of film Race to Save the Amur Falcon Dir. Shekar Dattatri.
Followed by an interaction with Bano Haralu
04:00 PM Festival concludes
Exhibitions: May 18-20 | 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Himalaya Bound: A Journey with Nomads in North India | An exhibition of photographs by Michael Benanav
Venue: Parker hall foyer

Nepal Himalaya – A Journey Through Time | An exhibition of photographs by Sujoy Das
Venue: Lyons Lounge

Limited seats available. To register for sessions, please email