Program

APEC-ATCWG Workshop on
Capacity Building for Development and Implementation
of Risk Management Systems on Genetic Resources

Date

Time

Activities

10/13/2008
(Monday)

11:00-23:00

Arrival of participants

10/14/2008
(Tuesday)

09:00-09:30

Registration

 

09:30-10:00

Opening ceremony

 

 

Opening remarks V Dr. Wu-Hsiung Chen, Minister, Council of Agriculture (COA), Chinese Taipei

 

 

Welcome address - Dr. D. J. Liu, Director General, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (TARI), COA, Chinese Taipei

 

 

Congratulatory remarks - Dr. Dyno Keatinge, Director General, AVRDC-The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan

 

10:00-10:40

Group photo and tea break

 

 

Keynote Speeches (I)

Moderator : Dr. Ken Richards, Research Manager, Canadian Genetic Resources Program, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

 

10:40-11:20

Experiences from Establishing an International Seed Bank - Svalbard Global Seed Vault: Practical Management Measures. Dr. Jessica Kathle, Managing Director, Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen), Sweden

 

11:20-12:00

Preserving the Future of Vegetable Improvement. Dr. Dyno Keatinge, Director General, AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan

 

12:00-13:30

Lunch

 

 

Keynote Speeches (II)

Moderator : Dr. Dyno Keatinge, Director General,
AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan

 

13:30-14:10

Management of Germplasm Collections and Enhancing Their Use by Mini Core and Molecular Approaches. Dr. Hari D Upadhyaya, Principal Scientist of Genetic Resources, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Andhra Pradesh, India

 

14:10-14:50

Establish Taiwan Biodiversity Information Network and Its Integration on Germplasm Databanks. Dr. Kwang-Tsao Shao, Executive Director/Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Chinese Taipei

 

14:50-15:10

Tea break

 

 

Keynote Speeches (III)

Moderator : Dr. Hari D Upadhyaya, Principal Scientist of Genetic Resources, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Andhra Pradesh, India

 

15:10-15:50

Enhanced Conservation and Management of Canadian Bioresources. Dr. Ken Richards, Research Manager, Canadian Genetic Resources Program, Saskatoon Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

 

15:50-16:30

Risk Management on Microbial Genetic Resources in BCRC/FIRDI of Taiwan. Dr. Chii-Cherng Liao, Deputy Director, Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI), Chinese Taipei

 

16:30-17:50

Highlighting the achievement of TARI. Dr. D. J. Liu, Director General, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (TARI)

 

 

Visit Plant Genetic Resources Center, TARI. Dr. Sheng-Chung Huang, Director, Division of Plant Germplasm, TARI

 

18:30-20:30

Welcome Reception hosted by Dr. Wu-Hsiung Chen, Minister, Council of Agriculture, Chinese Taipei

10/15/2008
(Wednesday)

07:00-17:00

Field trip: Visit the Food Industry Research and Development Institute, the Hsinchu Guansi Chin-Yong Recreational Farm, and the National Palace Museum

 

 

1. Livestock Research Institute, Council of Agriculture: http://www.tlri.gov.tw/htm0/engnew.exe/?t=1

 

 

2. The World Vegetable Center: http://www.avrdc.org/

 

 

3. Freshwater Aquaculture Research Center, Fisheries Research Institute, Council of Agriculture: http://www.tfrin.gov.tw/english/of.htm

10/16/2008
(Thursday)

 

Member Economy Presentation (I)

Moderator : Dr. Workneh Ayalew, Leader, Livestock Research Programme, Animal Genetic Resources and Improvement, National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Papua New Guinea

 

09:30-09:55

Canada V Dr. Ken Richards, Research Manager, Canadian Genetic Resources Program, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

 

09:55-10:20

Indonesia V Dr. Sutoro, Research Scientist, Indonesian Centre for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development (ICABIOGRAD)

 

10:20-10:45

Japan V Dr. Makoto Kawase, Director, Genebank of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS)

 

10:45-11:10

Tea break

 

 

Member Economy Presentation (II)

Moderator : Dr. Makoto Kawase, Director, Genebank of the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Tsukuba, Japan

 

11:10-11:35

Korea - Dr. Jung-Hoon Kang, Head, Information Network, Genebank of the National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology (NIAB), Rural Development Administration (RDA)

 

11:35-12:00

Papua New Guinea V Dr. Workneh Ayalew, Leader, Livestock Research Programme, Animal Genetic Resources and Improvement, National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

 

12:00-13:30

Lunch

 

 

Member Economy Presentation (III)

Moderator : Dr. Susan Sandra L. Ilao, Supervising Science Research Specialist and Head, Program Development & Resource Generation Unit, Crops Research Division, PCARRD, Philippines

 

13:30-13:55

Peru V Mr. Segundo Manuel Siguenas Saavedra, Specialist, Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, National Institute of Agricultural Innovation (INIA)

 

13:55-14:20

Phillipines - Dr. Susan Sandra L. Ilao, Supervising Science Research Specialist and Head, Program Development & Resource Generation Unit, Crops Research Division, PCARRD

 

14:20-14:45

Thailand - Ms. Assanee Songserm, Agricultural Scientist, Biotechnology Research and Development Office, Department of Agriculture (DOA)

 

14:45-15:10

Vietnam - Ms. Tran Thi Tuyet Lan, Senior Official, Department of Science, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

 

15:10-15:35

Chinese Taipei V Dr. Sheng-Chung Huang, Director, Division of Plant Germplasm, TARI

 

15:35-16:00

Tea break

 

16:00-16:30

Discussions and Conclusions

Moderator : Dr. Ken Richards, Canada; Dr. Makoto Kawase, Japan, and Dr. D. J. Liu, Chinese Taipei

 

16:30-16:50

Closing Ceremony

 

17:00-18:00

Visit Taiwan Soil Museum at TARI

 

18:30-20:30

Dinner hosted by Dr. D. J. Liu, Director General, TARI, Chinese Taipei

10/17/2008
(Friday)

07:00-17:00

Field trip: Visit the Food Industry Research and Development Institute, the Hsinchu Guansi Chin-Yong Recreational Farm, and the National Palace Museum

 

 

1. Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI): Genebank of Bioresources http://www.firdi.org.tw/EngWeb/EngHPg.htm

 

 

2. Hsinchu Guansi Chin-Yong Recreational Farm: http://www.tomatohome.com.tw

 

 

3. National Palace Museum: http://www.npm.gov.tw/en/home.htm

10/18/2008
(Saturday)

 

Departure of participants

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