The 2013 International Symposium on Agriculture in the Tropic (ISAT) will focus on the “Development and Future Goals for Agricultural Systems in the Tropics” through integrating the knowledge of Agribusiness Management, Plant Science and Horticulture, Animal Science and Aquaculture, Agriculture Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, and Food Science. The Symposium will bring together distinguished scholars and experts from Taiwan and other tropical regions to examine and develop future goals on methods and application approaches to operating interactions on behalf of the beneficiaries of agricultural systems in the tropics.

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International Symposium on Agriculture in the Tropic (ISAT),NPUST,Taiwan

Introduction

The 2013 International Symposium on Agriculture in the Tropic (ISAT) will focus on the “Development and Future Goals for Agricultural Systems in the Tropics” through integrating the knowledge of Agribusiness Management, Plant Science and Horticulture, Animal Science and Aquaculture, Agriculture Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, and Food Science.
The Symposium will bring together distinguished scholars and experts from Taiwan and other tropical regions to examine and develop future goals on methods and application approaches to operating interactions on behalf of the beneficiaries of agricultural systems in the tropics.

Agenda

Thursday ,May 30

TimeProgram
08:30-
09:00
Registration
09:00-
09:05
Opening
Conference Secretariat, Dr.Albert Linton Charles
09:05-
09:15
Welcome Address
Dr. Yuan-Kuang Guu, NPUST President, Taiwan
Dr. Suwit Laohasiriwong, NPU President, Thailand
09:15-
09:20
Group photo & souvenirs for keynote speakers
09:20-
09:50
Plenary Speech : Plant Science
Darshan Singh Brar, PhD - Punjab Agricultural University, India
Increasing Productivity and Sustainability of Tropical Crops Using Biotechnological Approaches
Chairperson: Stanly Chen, PhD
09:50-
10:20
Plenary Speech : Veterinary Science
Julius L. C. Chulu, PhD - Central Veterinary Laboratory, Malawi, Africa
The Control of Newcastle Disease in Malawi Using a Thermostable Vaccine
Chairperson: Philip Cheng, PhD
10:20 -
10:50
Plenary Speech : Agriculture Engineering
Traore Seydou, PhD - Ministry of Research & Scientific Innovation of Burkina Faso, Africa Socio-Economical Model for Improving Small Scale Irrigation Water Productivity in Climate Adaptation in Sahel
Chairperson: Yu-Ming Wang, PhD
10:50 -
11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 -
11:30
Plenary Speech :Food Engineering and Management
Carlos Eduardo Hernandez, PhD - Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica
The Evolution of an Entrepreneurial Network: Curriculum Implications for Taiwan's International Educational Programs in the Promotion of Tropical Agribusinesses
Chairperson: Rebecca Chong, PhD
11:30 -
12:00
Poster Exhibition
12:00 -
13:00
Lunch Time
Venue: Meeting room, Department of Forestry
13:00 -
13:30
Poster Exhibition
13:30 -
14:00
Plenary Speech :Agribusiness Management
Aree Wiboonponges, PhD - Faculty of Agriculture, Chiangmai University, Thailand
Agribusiness Management Beyond the Knowledge - base
Chairperson: Wen-chi Huang, PhD
14:00 -
15:00
Session A : Agriculture Engineering
Venue: 1st International Conference Hall, 4th Floor, Yuh Gang Memeto Library
Chairperson: Traore Seydou, PhD
Session B : Animal Science, Aquaculture, Veterinary Science
Venue: 2nd International Conference Hall, 4th Floor, Yuh Gang Memeto Library
Chairperson: Hsi-Hsun Wu, PhD
15:00 -
15:15
Coffee Break
15:15 -
16:15
Session C : Life Science
Venue:1st International Conference Hall, 4th Floor, Yuh Gang Memeto Library
Chairperson: John Chen, PhD
Session D : Agribusiness Management
Venue:2nd International Conference Hall, 4th Floor Yuh Gang Memeto Library
Chairperson: Pei-chun Lai, PhD
Session E : Graduate Students presentation
Venue: LB202, 2nd Floor, 4th Floor, Yuh Gang Memeto Librayr
Chairperson: Susuna Lin, PhD
16:20 -
17:15
Open Forum - Round Table discussion
Venue:1st International Conference Hall, 4th Floor, Yuh Gang Memeto Library
17:15 -
17:30
Closing Remarks and Award Ceremony
17:00 -
20:00
Gala Dinner (By Invitation)
Venue:NPUST Guest Hall

Download: ISAT2013Agenda

Invited Speakers

International Symposium on Agriculture in the Tropics 2013
Conference Staff
1.Rudra Bahadur Shretha
2.Adcha Heman
3.Anirut Pipatprapa
4.Angel Amed Duron Benitez
5.Rattanawadee Samgmalee
6.Edgardo Reyes
7.Thitipat Weeplian
8.Piyawit Kesorn
9.Atsadawut Areesirisuk
10.Wutti Rattanavichai
11.Thitipong Photisut
12.Surasit Phokha
13.Kai Udomdee
14.Alejandra Mencía
15.Anny Wanvilai Chulaphan
16.Edna Lindelwa Mtshali
17.Siraprapha Wongsa
18.Celimphilo Shakes Mavuso
19.Jorge Fidel Barahona
20.Parichard Sangkumchaliang
21.Korawit Chaisu
22.Guadalupe Arce

Download: ISAT_Participant_list-FINAL

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