Parallel Session Speakers

Dr. Phirun Saiyasitpanich

Deputy Secretary General, Office of Natural Resources and Environment Policy and Planning, Thailand

Thailand’s national biodiversity management toward post-2020 agenda
22 May 2019
14.00-14.25
Dr. Scott Perkin

Head, Natural Resources Group, IUCN Asia Regional Office, Thailand

Conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity: post-2020 agenda
22 May 2019
14.25-14.50
Dr. Paulo Augusto Lourenço Dias Nunes

Global Coordinator of the FAO Biodiversity Mainstreaming Platform
FAO, Rome, Italy

Biodiversity mainstreaming across agricultural sectors: The role of multi-stakeholder dialogue and engagement in advancing the post-2020 agenda
24 May 2019
14.50-15.15
Mr. Mongkon Ponchunchoovong

Director of Mineral Resources and Mining Services, Siam Cement Group Cement Company Limited, Thailand

Private sector’s perspective on biodiversity management
22 May 2019
15.35-16.00
Dr. Yannick Kuehl

Senior Director, Programs and Explorer Development, National Geographic Society, Asia-Pacific

Media role in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
22 May 2019
16.00-16.25
Ms. Mika Mei Jia Tan

Coordinator, ASEAN  Youth  Biodiversity Program, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity,The Philippines

Youth voices for biodiversity
22 May 2019
16.25-16.50

Prof. Dr. Lei Cai

Institute Of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), P.R. China

Where are the missing fungi and microbes?
22 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Dr. Philippe Desmeth

Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Micro-organisms (BCCM), Belgium

Culture Collection: Managing the unseen biodiversity
22 May 2019
14.30-14.50
Prof. Dr. Saisamorn Lumyong

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Microbial Diversity-an undertapped industrial resource
22 May 2019
14.50-15.10
Dr. Noppol Kobmoo

The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand

Hidden diversity of insect fungi and their interaction with insects
22 May 2019
15.10-15.30
Dr. Hiroyuki Inoue

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

Bio-conversion technology of chemical production from biomass
22 May 2019
15.50-16.20
Dr. Thidarat Nimchua

The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand

Microbial enzymes: tools for biotechnological processes
22 May 2019
16.40-17.00

Dr. Serge Morand

Faculty Veterinary Technology, Kasetsart University, Thailand

Biodiversity and health: Linking life, ecosystems and societies
22 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Dr. Parntep Ratanakorn

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand

Wildlife reintroduction for biodiversity and conservation
22 May 2019
14.30-15.00
Dr. Katie Richgels

National Wildlife Health Center, USGS, U.S.A.

Biodiversity loss linked to emerging wildlife diseases
22 May 2019
15.00-15.30
Dr. Theresa Mundita Lim

ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, The Philippines

Integration of biodiversity conservation in the health sector
22 May 2019
15.50-16.20
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suchana Chavanich

Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Marine debris and microplastics: Impact on biodiversity and health
22 May 2019
16.20-16.40
Dr. Pierre Comizzoli

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, U.S.A.

Reproductive biotechnology for biodiversity preserving
22 May 2019
16.40-17.00

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kanto Nishikawa

Kyoto University, Japan

Comparative study on breeding ecology and life history in Japanese salamanders
22 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Assist. Prof. Dr. Komsorn Lauprasert

Faculty of Science, Mahasarakham University, Thailand

Effect of environmental factors on edible burrowing frogs in northeast Thailand
22 May 2019
14.30-14.50
Dr. Panupong Thammachoti

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Using ecological niche modeling to study distribution of lizards in highland of the Sunda Shelf
22 May 2019
14.50-15.10
Prof. Dr. Suchinda Malaivijitnond

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

How stone tool use behavior emerged in long-tailed macaques, environment or genetics?
22 May 2019
15.30-16.00
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sara Bumrungsri

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Ecosystem services of insectivorous bats in Southeast Asia
22 May 2019
16.00-16.20
Dr. Nurul ‘Ain Elias

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Reproductive and foraging ecology of tropical insectivorous bats in the Malay Peninsula
22 May 2019
16.20-16.40
Mr. Daosavanh Sanamxay

National University of Laos, Lao PDR

First record and range extension of the flying squirrel, Petinomyssetosus (Rodentia.Sciuridae.Pteromyini), from Lao PDR
22 May 2019
16.40-17.00

Prof. Dr. Yongyut Trisurat

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Transforming in-situ biodiversity observation into digital atlas and conservation implication in Thailand
22 May 2019
14.30-14.50
Prof. Dr. Savitree Limtong

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Diversity of yeasts in the surface of rice leaves and biocontrol activity against fungal pathogens of rice
22 May 2019
15.00-15.30

Prof. Dr. Somsak Panha

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Opening: Objective and session sequence...Thai taxonomist survey, what for ??
23 May 2019
08.30-08.50
Dr. Ueangfa Bantaowong

Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, Thailand

Opening: Objective and session sequence...Thai taxonomist survey, what for ??
23 May 2019
08.30-08.50
Prof. Dr. Samuel W. James

Maharishi University of Management, Iowa, U.S.A.

Keynote talk: Integrative taxonomy for Earthworm biodiversity detection, conservation and applications to human-managed ecosystems
23 May 2019
08.50-09.30
Mr. Jonathan Ablett

Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

Natural history collections: Why are they so important?
23 May 2019
09.30-10.00
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantasak Pinkaew

Kasetsart University Kamphaeng Saen Campus, Thailand

Taxonomic study of Olethreutine moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Thailand and new discoveries in the last two decades
23 May 2019
10.45-11.15
Prof. Dr. Takahiro Asami

Shinshu University, Japan

Ecology and evolution of chiral dimorphism in the tree snails Amphidromus
23 May 2019
11.45-12.15
Dr. Pipat Soisook

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Diversity and conservation of bats in Southeast Asia – the role of taxonomy beyonds borders
23 May 2019
13.30-14.00
Dr. Hidetoshi Ota

University of Hyogo, Japan

From governmental politics to school and company projects: Museum as a think tank for prevalence of taxonomy-based biodiversity conservation
23 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Prof. Dr. Henrik Enghoff

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

A special lecture on “Millipede research through space and time”
23 May 2019
15.00-16.30

Dr. Kansri Boonpragob

Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand

The influence of microclimate on biodiversity of lichens in the tropical forests at Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
23 May 2019
13.30-14.00
Dr. Boonsatien Boonsoong

Kasetsart University, Thailand

A future perspective on freshwater ecosystems in Thailand: biodiversity and research
23 May 2019
14.00-14.20
Dr. Zainudin Bachok

University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

Relative contributions of biodiversity and environment to benthic ecosystem functioning of the South China Sea
23 May 2019
14.20-14.40
Dr. Shettapong Meksumpun

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Changes on Environmental condition and fishery resources in the Gulf of Thailand
23 May 2019
14.40-15.00
Dr. Pinsak Suraswadi

Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Thailand

Sandy beach ecosystems in Thailand: emerging issues and management interventions
23 May 2019
15.20-15.40
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anchana Prathep

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.

Seagrass ecosystem service and restoration: Thailand perspective
23 May 2019
16.20-16.40
Dr. Penjai Sompongchaiyakul

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Marine Exploration: Lessons learned from research vessels
23 May 2019
16.40-17.00

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Meredith L. Gore

Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

What can the science of conservation crime tell us about wildlife trafficking?
23 May 2019
13.30-14.00
Dr. Dale Miquelle

Director of Wildlife Conservation Society-Russia Program, Russia

Beyond the 6% Solution: the future of Asia’s Tigers
23 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tommaso SAVINI

the Conservation Ecology Program, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Urgent need to protect the endangered Gurney’s pitta and its habitat
23 May 2019
14.30-15.00
Dr. Gopalasamy Reuben Clements

Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development, Sunway University, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

How can we influence decision makers to conserve biodiversity in the Anthropocene?
23 May 2019
15.20-15.50
Dr. Mason Campbell

James Cook University, Australia

The Belt-and-road initiative and the impacts on Biodiversity in Asia
23 May 2019
15.50-16.20
Dr. Steve Platt

Turtle Survival Alliance, U.S.A. (Based in Myanmar)

Turtle conservation in Myanmar: Impact of wildlife trafficking and conservation options
23 May 2019
16.20-16.50

Mr. Rod Hillman

CEO Ecotourism Australia, Australia

Making an environment where ecotourism thrives
23 May 2019
13.30-14.00
Dr. Mahito Watanabe

Member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Japan

Geotourism in Geoparks in Japan –conservation and wise use of geodiversity-
23 May 2019
14.00-14.30
Dr. Freddy Manongi

Head of Ngorongoro Conservation Authority and Ngorongoro Lengi UNESCO Global Geopark, Tanzania

Finance mechanisms for biodiversity: The case of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
23 May 2019
14.30-15.00
Mr. Narongrit Thungprue

Mayor of subdistrict Administrative Organization and Director of the Satun UNESCO Global Geopark, Thailand

Satun UNESCO Global Geopark: Empowering local communities and people by creating jobs
23 May 2019
15.00-15.30
Ms. Chen Fang

Deputy Director, Danxiashan UNESCO Global Geopark, P.R. China

Biodiversity and ecotourism in Chinese geoparks: Danxiashan UNESCO Global Geopark of China as an example
23 May 2019
16.00-16.30
Dr. Soo-Jae Lee

Head of Korea Environment Institute, UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Member, Republic of Korea

Ecotourism and geotourism: A reliable power engine for the sustainable development of local areas in Korea
23 May 2019
16.30-17.00
Mr. Rath Jitrattana

Department of Mineral Resources, Thailand

Geotourism, the engine of sustainable development for local communities in Satun UNESCO Global Geopark
23 May 2019
17.00-17.30

Dr. Stephen Elliott

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

New age of forest restoration
23 May 2019
13.30-13.50
Dr. Beria Leimona

World Agroforestry, Indonesia

Ecosystem services at watershed level
23 May 2019
13.50-14.10
Dr. Aor Pranchai

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Restoration of mangrove forests
23 May 2019
14.10-14.30
Dr. Decharut Sukkumnoed

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Economic aspect of ecological services and restoration
23 May 2019
14.30-14.50
Dr. Pimonrat Tiansawat

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Forest restoration of upland northern Thailand: An on-going project in Nan province
23 May 2019
15.10-15.30
Mr. Michael Jenke

Dresden University of Technology, Germany

The importance of social capital in the restoration of degraded forests
23 May 2019
15.30-15.50
Mr. Chawapich Vaidhayakarn

Researcher and Development Practitioner in forest and natural resource management sector in Southeast Asia, Thailand

Round table discussion on “Ecosystem services and restoration: What do we know? What more do we need to know?”
23 May 2019
15.50-17.00

Dr. Maxime Rejou-Mechain

Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD-IRD), France

Carbon storage across scales
23 May 2019
13.30-13.50
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Amnat Chidthaisong

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand

Response characteristics of dry dipterocarp forest to El Niño in Thailand: Results from multi-spatial scale observations
23 May 2019
13.50-14.10
Dr. Pantana Tor-ngern

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

The joint SEA-EU project: Assessing the vulnerability of tropical forests to climatic water stress
23 May 2019
14.10-14.25
Dr. Hyungwoo Lim

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Forest ecosystems in a warmer world
23 May 2019
14.25-14.40
Dr. Niles Hasselquist

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

How changes in nitrogen availability affect the cycling of carbon in forests
23 May 2019
14.40-14.55
Mr. Yajun Chen

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

Ecophysiological traits and climatic changes
23 May 2019
14.55-15.10
Prof. Dr. Warren Brockelman

The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand

Possible effects of climate change on recruitment of the wild rambutan tree Nephelium melliferum on the Mo Singto plot
23 May 2019
15.25-15.40
Dr. Nantida Sutummawong

Thaksin University, Thailand

Species traits inform migratory birds’ response to climate change
23 May 2019
15.40-15.55
Dr. Sitthisak Moukomla

Geo-Informatics & Space Technology Development Agency (GISDA), Thailand

Spatiotemporal variation of net radiation over the different ecosystem in Mainland Southeast Asia
23 May 2019
15.55-16.10
Dr. Montri Sanwangsri

University of Phayao, Thailand

Ecosystem Level : Carbon flux
23 May 2019
16.10-16.25
Dr. Ekaphan Kraichak

Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Thailand

Variation in Beta-diversity with Microclimate across scale: Cases from Bryophytes
23 May 2019
16.25-16.40
Mr. Narin Jaroonrattanapak

Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Thailand

Impact of climate change and estimate above ground carbon storage by using satellite
23 May 2019
16.40-16.55


Organized By

Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE)

Biodiversity-Based Economy Development Office (BEDO)

In Cooperation With

Center of Excellence on Biodiversity, Office of the Higher Education Commission

Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP)

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)

National Science Museum Thailand (NSM)

Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP)

Royal Forest Department

The Thailand Research Fund (TRF)

The Zoological Park Organization

Supported By

Fund for Sustainable Education (FUSE) – SAVITA FOUNDATION

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEP)

Sponsored By

Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited

Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

The Siam Cement PCL

Tourism Authority of Thailand