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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.

CONFERENCE22 - 24 MAY 2019

IMPORTANT DATE


Early Bird Rate

1 December 2018 – 30 April 2019

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Regular Rate

1 – 15 May 2019

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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

Speakers

Program

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 AM
Registration
09.00 – 10.30 AM
Opening Ceremony

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrives to the event and graciously presides over the opening ceremony and listens to the keynote speakers

Keynote 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 AM

Her 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 AM
Keynote Forum 1

Biodiversity conservation and management in ASEAN
By Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim, Director of ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, The Philippines

11.30 – 12.00 PM

Role 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 PM
Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 PM
Parallel Sessions

Special Session – World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation

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Session 1 – Sustainable management of biodiversity

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Session 2 – BioInnovation from the unseen biodiversity

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Session 3 – Biodiversity and Health

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Session 4 – Animal ecology: Vertebrate life in diverse environment

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Session 5 – From biodiversity to natural products for drug discovery

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17.00 – 18.00 PM
Poster Session
18.00 – 20.30 PM
Cocktail 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 AM
Registration
09.00 – 09.30 AM
Keynote Forum 2 : Hotspots on biodiversiry and sustainable management

Sustainable management on biodiversity in Thailand
By Prof. Dr. Sanit Aksornkoae, Fellow of the Royal Institute, Academy of Science, Thailand

Special Session

World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation

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Session 6

Frontiers in taxonomy

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09.30 – 10.00 AM
Keynote Forum 2 : Hotspots on Biodiversiry

Biodiversity hotspots in Thailand
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukree Hajisamae, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus, Thailand

Special Session (continued)

World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation

Session 6 (continued)

Frontiers in taxonomy

10.00 – 10.30 AM
Coffee Break
10.30 – 11.00 AM
Keynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change

Potential 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. China

Special Session (continued)

World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation

Session 6 (continued)

Frontiers in taxonomy

11.00 – 11.30 AM
Keynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change

Severe 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 conservation

Session 6 (continued)

Frontiers in taxonomy

11.30 – 12.00 PM
Keynote Forum 3: Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change

Long-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 conservation

Session 6 (continued)

Frontiers in taxonomy

12.00 – 13.00 PM
Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 PM
Parallel Sessions

Special Session – World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation
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Session 6 – Frontiers in taxonomy
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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 AM
Registration
09.00 – 09.30 AM
Keynote Forum 4 : Biodiversity Utilization

Natural 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 AM

Saving 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 AM
Coffee Break
10.30 – 11.00 AM
Keynote Forum 5 : Bioeconomy & Innovation

Transforming 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 AM

Modelling 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 AM

GIS 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 PM
Lunch
13.00 – 13.30 PM
Keynote Forum 6 : Ecotourism in a Global Scale

Integrated 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 PM

Geotourism 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 PM
Coffee Break
13.00 – 13.30 PM
Keynote Forum 7 : Animal Ecology & Evolution

Butterfly vision-another view of our world
By Prof. Dr. Kentaro Arikawa, Vice President, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Malaysia

15.00 – 15.30 PM

Non-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 PM
Special Talk 1

Towards 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 PM
Closing Ceremony
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