CONFERENCE22 – 24 MAY 2019

Biodiversity is fundamental for human life and vital for the functioning
of ecosystems. Human welfare depends on biodiversity, as it provides
natural services such as fresh water and clean air,
biological resources such as medicinal plants and food.

IMPORTANT DATE

Early Bird Rate

1 December 2018 – 30 April 2019


Regular Rate

1 – 15 May 2019


Conference Dates

22 – 24 May 2019


Grants for students

10 – 31 January 2019

PAPER SUBMISSION

Extend to 31 March 2019

Deadline for abstract submission

25 March 2019

Deadline for payment (to confirm the presentation) (submission during 1 December 2018 – 15 February 2019)

5 April 2019

Notification of acceptance for submission after 15 February 2019

19 April 2019

Deadline for payment (to confirm the presentation) (submission after 15 February 2019)

10 April 2019

Deadline for ALL manuscript submission

NEWS

Book of Abstracts

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Speakers’ Presentations

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Conference Program

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Newsletter V.3

13 February 2019


Newsletter V.2

23 January 2019


Main Topic

1. Special Session

World botanical garden and ex situ conservation

– Botanical garden & management

– Conservation activities

– Activities relevant to biodiversity

– Sustainability or other specific botanical
research and activities

Main Topic

2. Species in Natural Ecosystem

2.1 Frontiers in taxonomy/taxonomist

2.2 Biodiversity and health

2.3 Animal ecology : Vertebrate life in diverse environment

2.4 Habitat-based research (Terrestrial, freshwater, marine and others)

Main Topic

3. Utilization

3.1 BioInnovation from the unseen biodiversity

3.2 From biodiversity to natural products for drug discovery

Main Topic

4. Impacts and Threats

4.1 Human and wildlife in the Anthropocene

4.2 Impacts of climate change on biodiversity across scales

Main Topic

5. Novel Technology for Biodiversity

Main Topic

6. Management

6.1 Ecosystem services and restoration

6.2 Ecotourism and UNESCO Global Geopark

6.3 Sustainable management of biodiversity

Speakers

Dr. Rachel WarmingtonDr. Pierre ComizzoliMr. Arie-Johann HeiertzDr. Theresa Mundita S. LimProf. Dr. Sanit AksornkoaeMrs. Thais AlmeidaDr. Yannick KuehlProf. Dr. Morakot TanticharoenAssoc. Prof. Dr. Sukree HajisamaeDr. Phirun SaiyasitpanichMs. Mika Mei Jia TanMr. Mongkon PonchunchoovongDr. Paulo Augusto Lourenço Dias NunesDr. Scott PerkinMr. Sam Oeurn Sothy RothAssoc. Prof. Dr. Meredith L. Gore

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Program

  • 22 May 2019
  • 23 May 2019
  • 24 May 2019
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Wednesday 22 May 2019
Centara grand & Bangkok convention centre

The program will consist of keynote, and invited speakers as well as oral and poster presentation sessions.

07.00 – 08.00 AMRegistration
09.00 – 10.30 AMOpening CeremonyHer Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrives to the event and graciously presides over the opening ceremony and listens to the keynote speakersKeynote Speaker 1:The Phadaeng Botanic Garden: a model for a regenerative tropical
By Dr. Rachel Warmington, Science Team Manager, Eden Project, Cornwall, United Kingdom
(Co-author:
Dr.Michael Maunder, Executive Director and Director of Life Sciences, Non-Executive Director of Eden International, United Kingdom
Mr. Paul M. Stone, Acting Head, Agriculture Section, Eden Project, United Kingdom
Dr. Weerachai Nanakorn, Queen Sirikit park foundation, Thailand)Keynote Speaker 2:Technical aspects of mine reclamation in the Rhenish Lignite Basin and possible ways of biodiversity, bioeconomy and public use
By Mr. Arie-Johann Heiertz, RWE Technology International, Germany
(Co-author: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schurr, Director of IBG-2 Plant Sciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
10.30 – 11.30 AMHer Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visits the exhibition of IBD2019
(in parallel with participants coffee break during 10.30 – 11.00 and Keynote Forum 1)
11.00 – 11.30 AMKeynote Forum 1Biodiversity conservation and management in ASEAN
By Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim, Director of ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, The Philippines
11.30 – 12.00 PMRole of ex situ conservation and wildlife genome banking for conservation
By Dr. Pierre Comizzoli, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, U.S.A.
12.00 – 13.00 PMLunch
13.00 – 17.00 PMParallel SessionsSpecial Session – World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation Download ProgramSession 1 – Sustainable management of biodiversity Download ProgramSession 2 – BioInnovation from the unseen biodiversityDownload ProgramSession 3 – Biodiversity and HealthDownload ProgramSession 4 – Animal ecology: Vertebrate life in diverse environmentDownload ProgramSession 5 – From biodiversity to natural products for drug discoveryDownload Program
17.00 – 18.00 PMPoster Session
18.00 – 20.30 PMCocktail Reception

Thursday 23 May 2019
Centara grand & Bangkok convention centre

The program will consist of keynote, and invited speakers as well as oral and poster presentation sessions.

08.00 – 09.00 AMRegistration
09.00 – 09.30 AMKeynote Forum 2 : Hotspots on biodiversiry and sustainable managementSustainable management on biodiversity in Thailand
By Prof. Dr. Sanit Aksornkoae, Fellow of the Royal Institute, Academy of Science, ThailandSpecial SessionWorld Botanical garden and ex situ conservationDownload ProgramSession 6Frontiers in taxonomyDownload Program
09.30 – 10.00 AMKeynote Forum 2 : Hotspots on BiodiversiryBiodiversity hotspots in Thailand
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukree Hajisamae, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus, ThailandSpecial Session (continued)World Botanical garden and ex situ conservationSession 6 (continued)Frontiers in taxonomy
10.00 – 10.30 AMCoffee Break
10.30 – 11.00 AMKeynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate ChangePotential climate change impacts on protected areas in Southeast Asia
By Prof. Dr. Richard Corlett, Director of Center for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. ChinaSpecial Session (continued)World Botanical garden and ex situ conservationSession 6 (continued)Frontiers in taxonomy
11.00 – 11.30 AMKeynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate ChangeSevere coral bleaching and impacts on biodiversity: The 2014-17 global bleaching event and prospects for the future
By Dr. C. Mark Eakin, Oceanography & Climatology Division, Marine Ecosystems & Climate Branch, NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch Program, U.S.A.Special Session (continued)World Botanical garden and ex situ conservationSession 6 (continued)Frontiers in taxonomy
11.30 – 12.00 PMKeynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate ChangeLong-term research on biodiversity and ecosystem function in tropical forests
By Dr. Stuart J. Davies, Director of the Center for Tropical Forest Science-Forest Global Earth Observatory Smithsonian Institute, U.S.A.Special Session (continued)World Botanical garden and ex situ conservationSession 6 (continued)Frontiers in taxonomy
12.00 – 13.00 PMLunch
13.00 – 17.00 PMParallel Sessions Special Session – World Botanical garden and ex-situ conservation
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Download Program Session 7 – Habitat-based research (terrestrial, freshwater, marine and others) Download Program Session 8 – Human and wildlife in the Anthropocene Download Program Session 9 – Ecotourism & UNESCO Global Geopark Download Program
Session 10 – Ecosystem services and restoration Download Program
Session 11 – Impacts of climate change on biodiversity across scales Download Program

Friday 24 May 2019
Centara grand & Bangkok convention centre

The program will consist of keynote, and invited speakers as well as oral and poster presentation sessions.

08.00 – 09.00 AMRegistration
09.00 – 09.30 AMKeynote Forum 4 : Biodiversity UtilizationNatural products based molecules for target and drug discovery in pharmaceutical research
By Dr. Frank Petersen, Executive Director, Natural Products Unit, Global Discovery Chemistry Novartis Pharma, Basel, Switzerland.
09.30 – 10.00 AMSaving coral reefs and saving humans lives
By Prof.Dr. Bradley S. Moore, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
10.00 – 10.30 AMCoffee Break
10.30 – 11.00 AMKeynote Forum 5 : Bioeconomy & InnovationTransforming Thailand – the shift to a sustainable bioeconomy
By Prof. Dr. Morakot Tanticharoen, Senior Advisor to the President of National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand.
11.00 – 11.30 AMModelling and prediction for sustainable biodiversity
By Dr. Emmanuel Paradis, IRD Research Director, Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution de Montpellier, France.
11.30 – 12.00 AMGIS ecosystem mapping and modelling
By Prof. Dr. Marco Ciolli, Department of Civil Environmental and Mechanical Engineer ( DICAM) University of Trento, Italy.
12.00 – 13.00 PMLunch
13.00 – 13.30 PMKeynote Forum 6 : Ecotourism in a Global ScaleIntegrated Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Use in Asia Pacific Geoparks
By Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Komoo, Vice President, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Malaysia
13.30 – 14.00 PMGeotourism models for poverty alleviation in underprivileged areas
By Dr. Young Ng, Senior Advisor at Danxiashan UNESCO Global Geopark, Honorary Advisor at Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong.
14.30 – 15.00 PMCoffee Break
13.00 – 13.30 PMKeynote Forum 7 : Animal Ecology & EvolutionButterfly vision-another view of our world
By Prof. Dr. Kentaro Arikawa, Vice President, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Malaysia
15.00 – 15.30 PMNon-flying mammal dependent pollination system of Asian Mucuna (Leguminosae)
By Dr. Shun Kobayashi, Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
15.30 – 15.45 PMSpecial Talk 1Towards a planet in balance – grant opportunities of the National Geographic Society
By Dr. Yannick Kuehl, Senior Director, Programs and Explorer Development, National Geographic Society, Hong Kong SAR
15.45 – 16.00 PMClosing Ceremony

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999/9 Rama I roadthe office at Central
Bangkok Centara Grand & Bangkok
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