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ASISHORCs Joint Symposia

 

1st ASIAHORCs Joint Symposium

Asian Biodiversity: Characteristics, Conservation and Sustainable Use" Program

Day 1: July 18 (Sat)

9:30 Registration  
10:00 Opening Addresses
Mr. Motoyuki Ono (President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
Dr. Michinari Hamaguchi (President, Nagoya University)
 
10:10 Congratulatory Address
Mr. Shinichiro Izumi (Director-General, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
 
10:15 Statement by the head of the organizing committee
Dr. Tetsukazu Yahara (Professor, Kyushu University, Japan)
 
10:30 Group Photo  
10:45 Keynote Speech 1: ACB (ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity): Conserving and managing biodiversity at the regional level
Mr. Rodrigo Fuentes (Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, the Philippines)
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11:10 Keynote Speech 2:  Implementation of Global Strategy on Plant Conservation in China
Dr. Ma Kepin (Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
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11:35 Keynote Speech Marine biodiversity: challenges and opportunities
Dr. D. Chandramohan (Former Deputy Director and Head, Biology Division, National Institute of Oceanography, India)
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12:00 Lunch
13:00 Parallel Sessions
Session 1: Monitoring and Assessment
Co-Chaired by Dr. Dedy Darnaedi (Senior Researcher, LIPI, Indonesia) and Dr. Eun-Shik Kim (Professor, Kookmin University, Korea)
Session 2: Ecological Management and Restoration
Chaired by Dr. Nik Muhamad Majid (Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia)
 
15:30 Poster session (close at 17:00)  
19:00 Reception (invited participants)  
Day 2: July 19 (Sun)

9:00 Keynote Speech Integrating bioclimate with population models to improve forecasts of species extinctions under climate change
Dr. Barry Brook (Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia)
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9:30 Keynote Speech Fish biodiversity along the Mekong River, from the Himalayas to the coast
Dr. Eric Baran (Research Scientist, World Fish Center, Cambodia)
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10:05 Parallel Sessions (continue)
Session 1: Monitoring and Assessment
Chaired by Dr. Somchai Bussarawit (Chief of Museum and Aquarium, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Thailand)
Session 2: Ecological Management and Restoration
Chaired by Dr. Tran Duc Thanh (Senior Researcher, Director, Institute of Marine Environment and Resources, Vietnam)
 
12:30 Lunch  

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18:00

Excursion The Fujimae Tidal Flat and the Kaisho Forest  
19:00 Dinner at the Hotel (invited participants)  
Day 3: July 20 (Mon)

9:00 Seminar on Topics in Current Trends
Chaired by Dr. Tohru Nakashizuka (Professor, Tohoku University, Japan) and Dr. Yoshihisa Shirayama (Professor, Kyoto University, Japan)
 
9:00 Evaluation of the changes of biological diversity on degraded landscapes in the Southeast Asian tropics
Dr. Kanehiro Kitayama (Professor, Kyoto University, Japan)
 
9:30 Using a remote technology in conservation: satellite-tracking the migration of birds
Dr. Hiroyoshi Higuchi (Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
 
10:00 Species distribution model: where do we head for?
Dr.Munemitsu Akasaka (NIES Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan)
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(Coffee Break)
10:40 Significance of genetic diversity in recognizing local biodiversity
Dr. Motomi Ito (Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
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11:10 Adaptive Risk Management of Marine Bioresources
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  Dr. Hiroyuki Matsuda (Professor, Yokohama National University, Japan)  
11:40 Lunch  
13:00 Panel Discussion: Toward Future Research on Biodiversity in Asian Region PDF
Moderators:
Dr. Shin-ichi Yamamoto (Professor, University Advisor, Nagoya University, Japan)
Dr. Tohru Nakashizuka (Professor, Tohoku University, Japan)
 
Panelists (Representative young scientists from each of the countries)  
Dr. Xiao-Dong Yu (Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China) PDF
Dr. Sudarmono (Researcher, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia) PDF
Dr. Reiichiro Ishii (Research Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan) PDF
Dr. Ohseok Kwon (Assistant Professor, Kyungpook National University, Korea) PDF
Dr. Mohammed Rizman Idid(Lecturer, University of Malaya, Malaysia) PDF
Dr. Christian Joseph R. Cumagun(Professor, University of the Philippines Los Banos, the Philippines) PDF
Dr. Sumaitt Putchakarn(Research Scientist, Burapha University, Thailand) PDF
Commentators:  
Dr. Barry Brook (Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia) PDF
Dr. Dedy Darnaedi (Senior Researcher, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia)  
Dr. Eun-Shik Kim (Professor, Kookmin University, Korea) PDF
14:30 Chairperson's Summary
Dr. Tetsukazu Yahara (Professor, Kyushu University, Japan)
 
14:40 Closing Remarks
Dr. Shinichi Yamamoto (Professor, University Advisor, Nagoya University, Japan)
 
18:00 Farewell Party (invited participants)