Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Michael Maunder

Executive Director and Director of Life Sciences, Non-Executive Director of Eden International, United Kingdom

Topic to be announced
Mr. Arie-Johann Heiertz

RWE Technology International, Germany

Technical Aspects of Mine Reclamation in the Rhenish Lignite Basin and Possible Ways of Biodiversity, Bioeconomy and Public Use
22 May 2019
09.00 – 10.30
Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim

Director of ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, The Philippines

Biodiversity Conservation and Management in ASEAN
22 May 2019
11.00-11.30
Dr. Pierre Comizzoli

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, U.S.A.

Role of ex situ conservation and wildlife genome banking for conservation
22 May 2019
11.30 – 12.00
Prof. Dr. Richard Corlett

Director of Center for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China

Potential climate change impacts on biodiversity and protected areas in Southeast Asia
23 May 2019
10.30-11.00
Dr. C. Mark Eakin

Oceanography & Climatology Division, Marine Ecosystems & Climate Branch, NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch Program, U.S.A.

To be announced
23 May 2019
11.00-11.30
Dr. Stuart J. Davies

Director of the Center for Tropical Forest Science-Forest Global Earth Observatory, Smithsonian Institute, U.S.A.

Long-term research on biodiversity and ecosystem function in tropical forests
23 May 2019
11.30-12.00
Dr. Frank Petersen

Executive Director, Natural Products Unit, Global Discovery Chemistry, Novartis Pharma, Basel, Switzerland

To be announced
24 May 2019
09.00-09.30
Prof. Dr. Bradley S. Moore

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, U.S.A.

Saving coral reefs and saving humans lives
24 May 2019
09.30-10.00
Prof. Dr. Morakot Tanticharoen

Senior Advisor to the President of National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

To be announced
24 May 2019
10.30-11.00
Dr. Emmanuel Paradis

IRD Research Director, Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution de Montpellier, France

 

Modelling and Prediction for Sustainable Biodiversity
24 May 2019
11.00 – 11.30
Prof. Dr. Marco Ciolli

Department of Civil Environmental and Mechanical Engineer (DICAM) University of Trento, Italy

GIS ecosystem mapping and modelling
24 May 2019
11.30 – 12.00
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Komoo

University of Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) and GGN Executive Board Vice – President, UNESCO Global Geopark Council Vice-Chair, Malaysia

To be announced
24 May 2019
13.00-13.30
Dr. Young Ng

Senior Advisor at Danxiashan UNESCO Global Geopark, Honorary Advisor at Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong

Geotourism Models for Poverty Alleviation in Underprivileged Areas
24 May 2019
13.30-14.00
Prof. Dr. Kentaro Arikawa

Sokendai-Hayama (Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, Japan

Butterfly vision-another view of our world
24 May 2019
14.30 – 15.00
Dr. Shun Kobayashi

Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyu, Japan

Non-flying mammal dependent pollination system of Asian Mucuna (Leguminosae)
24 May 2019
15.00 – 15.30

Parallel Session Speaker

Philippe Desmeth

World Federation for Culture Collections, Belgium

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00 – 17.00
Dr. Hiroyuki Inoue

Institute for Sustainable Chemistry,

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00-17.00
Dr. Kevin D Hyde

Center of Excellence in Fungal Research,

Mae FahLuang University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00-17.00
Prof. Dr. Yongyut Trisurat

Department of Forest Biology, Faculty Forestry,

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00-17.00
Prof. Dr. Savitree Limtong

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science,

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00-17.00
Prof. Dr. Supayang P. Voravuthikunchai

Natural Product Research Center of Excellence,

Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
22 May 2019
14.00-17.00
Dr. Kansri Boonpragob

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science,

Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Dr. Boonsatien Boonsoong

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science,

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Dr. Zainudin Bachok

Institute of Oceanography and Environment,

University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Dr. Shettapong Meksumpun

Faculty of Fisheries,

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Dr. Pinsak Suraswadi

Department of Marine and Coastal Resources,

Ministry of National Resources and Environment, Thailand

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anchana Prathep

Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science,

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00
Dr. Penjai Sompongchaiyakul

Department of Marine Science, Faculty of Sciences,

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Topic to be announced
23 May 2019
13.00-17.00

Special Session Speaker

Dr. Timothy Utteridge

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom

World Botanical garden and ex situ conservation
Mr. Alexander Hirtz

Jardin Botanico de Quito, Ecuador

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Prof. Leonid V. Averyanov

Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Science, Russia

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Director of Belfast botanic garden, College Park

Belfast botanic garden, College Park, Northern Ireland

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Prof. Pete Hollingsworth

Edinburg Botanic Garden, United Kingdom

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Mr. Allen Tan

The Habitat Penang Hill, Malaysia

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Mr. Tsukasa Iwashina

Tsukuba Botanical Garden & Japan Association of Botanic Gardens,  National Museum of Nature and Science Amakubo, Japan

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Dr. David Middleton

Research and Conservation Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

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Dr. Phongsak Phongsena

Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Thailand

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Prof.Dr. Didik Widyatmoko

Research Center for Plant Conservation and Botanic Gardens

Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia

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Dr. Huabin Hu

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), P.R. China

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Prof. Li Chia-wei

Department of Life Science,

National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

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Mr. Sam Oeurn Sothy Roth

Department of Biodiversity, General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

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Mr. Rik Gadella

Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Lao PDR

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Assist.Prof.Dr. Esperanza Maribel G. Agoo

Biology Department  De La Salle University, The Philippines

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Mr. MOHD Tajuddin Bin Idris

ISLAM Taman Botani Putrajaya (Putrajaya Botanical Garden), Malaysia

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Prof. Henrik Balslev

Department of Bioscience – Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity,

Aarhus University, Denmark

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Director of Rio de janeiro Botanical Garden (TBC)

Rio de janeiro Botanical Garden , Ministry of the Environment, Brazil

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