Tentative Program



Day 1, December 18, 2018

8:30-9:00

Registration and Accreditation

9:00-9:30

Opening Remarks
Dr. James C. Liao, President of Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Dr. Junne-Jih Chen, Director General of Taiwan
Agricultural Research Institute, COA, Taiwan
Mr. Cheng-Maw Shih, Minister of Department of International Organizations, MOFA, Taiwan
Dr. Ta-De Lin, Vice President of National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dr. Ravi Khetarpal, Executive Secretary of AP AARI, Thailand

9:30-9:40

Group Photo

9:40-10:00

Coffee Break

10:00-11:40

Session One – Keynote Speech
Moderator: Dr. Chung-hsiu Hung, COA, Taiwan

  1. The current situation and future of the functional crops R&D in Taiwan
    Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur, NTU, Taiwan
  2. Conservation and Prospecting of Bioresources in Asia Pacific Region
    Dr. K.S. Varaprasad, APAARI, Thailand
  3. Current SAARC/SAC Activities and Potential Areas on Conservation of Bioresources in South Asia
    Dr. Pradyumna Raj Pandey, SAC, Bangladesh
  4. The status of Taiwan's agricultural science and technology policies
    Dr. Shyh-Shyan Wang, COA, Taiwan

11:40-14:40

Poster/Exhibition/Lunch Box

14:40-15:55

Session Two – Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in the Asia-Pacific Region
Moderator: Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur, NTU, Taiwan

  1. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in India
    Dr. Kuldeep Singh , ICAR-NBPGR, India
  2. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in Malaysia
    Dr. Mohamad Roff Mohd Noor, MARDI, Malaysia
  3. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in Iran
    Dr. Fariborz Ehteshami, AREEO, Iran

15:55-16:10

Coffee break

16:10-17:25

Session Three – Conservation and Prospecting of Bioresources in the Pacific island Countries
Moderator: Dr. Kuo-Chen Yeh, ABRC, Taiwan

  1. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in Samoa
    Ms. Brigitta Jane Fa'afiti, MAF, Samoa
  2. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in New Caledonia
    Dr. Laurent L'HUILLIER, IAC, New Caledonia
  3. Policy and Regulation of Bioresources in Fiji
    Mr. David Kotilgane, MOA, Fiji

17:25-18:25

Discussion and Conclusions
Moderator: Dr. Ravi Khetarpal, APAARI, Thailand
Panelists:

  1. Dr. Kuldeep Singh, ICAR-NBPGR, India
  2. Dr. Gerry Jayawardena, SLCARP, Sri Lanka
  3. Dr. Maarten van Zonneveld, WorldVeg, Taiwan
  4. Dr. Shakeel Jatoi, PARC, Pakistan
  5. Dr. Kuo-Chen Yeh, ABRC, Taiwan
  6. Dr Huu-Sheng Lur, NTU, Taiwan

18:45-20:30

Welcome Dinner (Invited Only)

Day 2, December 19, 2018

9:00-10:40

Session Four – Prospecting and Application of Bioresources in Asia Pacific Regions
Moderator: Dr. Je-Ruei Liu, NTU, Taiwan

  1. Functional Study and Application of Medicinal Plants
    Dr. Wen-Chin Yang, ABRC, Taiwan
  2. Conservation and Recreation of Forests in Taiwan
    Dr. Wan-Yu Liu, NCHU, Taiwan
  3. Whole-genome de novo sequencing of Mikado Pheasant in Taiwan
    Dr. Mong-Hsun Tsai, NTU, Taiwan
  4. Demographic structure, natal origins and feeding grounds of adult Pacific Bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) landing in Taiwan
    Dr. Jen Chieh Shiao, NTU, Taiwan

10:40-10:50

Coffee Break

10:50-11:40

Session Five – Application of CRISPR/CAS9 in Bioresources
Moderator: Dr. Shih-Shun Lin, NTU, Taiwan
Co-moderator: Dr. Yu-Chang Tsai, NTU, Taiwan

  1. Genome-editing in investigation of gene silencing mechanism for crop protection
    Dr. Shih-Shun Lin, NTU, Taiwan
  2. Genome-editing technology for crop improvement: Rice cytokinin signal is involved in mediating salinity tolerance
    Dr. Yu-Chang Tsai, NTU, Taiwan

11:40-14:40

Poster/Exhibition/Lunch Box

14:40-16:20

Session Six – Toward Successful Commercialization of Biorsources in Taiwan
Moderator: Dr. Wen-Chin Yang, ABRC, Taiwan

  1. Research and Development of Anti-coccidial Phytogenics in Broilers
    Dr. Yu-Chuan Liang, ABRC, Taiwan
  2. Production of animal virus vaccines in plants using Bamboo mosaic virus-based vector
    Dr. Yau-Heiu Hsu, NCHU, Taiwan
  3. Research and development of antimicrobial peptides for agriculture and aquaculture applications
    Dr. Jyh-Yih Chen, Marine Research Station, ICOB, Taiwan
  4. Development and application of mycotoxin-detoxifying agents as feed additives
    Dr. Je-Ruei Liu, NTU, Taiwan

16:20-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-17:30

Discussion and Conclusions
Moderator: Dr. Rishi Tyagi, APAARI, Thailand
Panelists:

  1. Dr. Chung-hsiu Hung, COA, Taiwan
  2. Dr. Huu-Sheng Lur, NTU, Taiwan
  3. Dr. Wen-Chin Yang, ABRC, Taiwan
  4. Dr. Ravi Khetarpal, APAARI, Thailand
  5. Dr. Je-Ruei Liu, NTU, Taiwan
  6. Dr. Shih-Shun Lin, NTU, Taiwan

17:30-18:00

Awards & Closing Ceremony

Dinner on your own. Enjoy Taipei!

Day 3, December 20, 2018 –Technical Tour

8:00 -9:00

Depart from the Activity Center, Academia Sinica

9:00-11:30

Tea Research and Extension Station, Taoyua, COA, Taiwan

11:30-13:00

Lunch

13:40-16:00

Agricultural Technology Research Institute (ATRI), HsinChu

18:00

Dinner at Taipei

*Revised by ABRC Monday, December 10, 2018

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