Programme

Seminar Venue: 

Meet on 35 (Level 35), Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
* Please take the elevator to Level 34 and then take the stairs to Level 35.


Tentative Programme
Date
Programme
15 August 2017 (Tuesday)
09:00-10:00
Registration & Arrival of Invited Guests
10:00-10:30
Opening Ceremony
10:30-11:00
Tea break
11:00-12:00
Keynote I
12:00-13:00
Plenary Session 1 (by ASEAN Member Countries)
13:00-14:30
Lunch
14:30-16:30
Scientific Presentation Session I
16:30-17:00
Tea break
19:00-20:00
Welcome Dinner
16 August 2017 (Wednesday)
09:00-10:00
Keynote II
10:00-10:30
Tea break
10:30-12:00
Plenary Session 2 (by ASEAN Member Countries)
12:00-13:00
Scientific Presentation Session II
13:00-14:30
Lunch
14:30-16:30
Scientific Presentation Session III (Posters)
16:30-17:00
Tea break
17 August 2017 (Thursday)
07:00-16:00
Excursion to degraded/problematic site


Keynote Speakers

We are honoured to have the following prominent scientists as our keynote speakers with the proposed titles of their presentations:

1) Dr Stephen David Elliott (Chiang Mai University) 
    "Restoring Tropical Forest Ecosystems: General Principles and Opportunities for Conserving Endemic, Endangered and Threatened Tree Species"










   
2) Dr Lai Hoe Ang (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) 
     "Rehabilitation and Restoration of Problematic Sites"















Excursion

Registered participants for the excursion will have a chance to visit:
1) FRIM Research Station in Bidor, Perak - an ex-tin mine, which has been rehabilitated using both indigenous and exotic species.  

2) Ara Damansara Environmental Park in Subang, Selangor - a landfill greened with various forest and landscape species with a potential to be turned into a public park.






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