ABS Support Team for Academia, National Institute of Genetics will hold Asian Academic ABS Forum – ABS Symposium 2023 – on Tuesday, 24 October.
Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) relevant to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol can entail different procedures according to genetic resource provider countries with different laws and regulations.
In this Symposium, government officials and specialists in charge of ABS from 7 Asian countries will gather in Tokyo and give presentations on the ABS rules of their own countries.
Date: Tue 24 October, 2023
Time: 11:00-18:00 JST (Reception starts from 10:30)
Place: Hitotsubashi Hall (National Center of Sciences Building) https://www.hit-u.ac.jp/hall/accessjp.html
Pres. Masaru Kitsuregawa (President of Research Organization of Information and Systems)
Mr. Hideki Nakagawara (Senior Specialist for Life Sciences, Life Sciences Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Mrs. Suwanna Tiansuwan (Director-General, Biodiversity-Based Economy Development Office (BEDO))
Presentation 1: [Japan] Dr. Mutsuaki Suzuki (Founder of ABS Support Team for Academia, Director of NIG INNOVATION, National Institute of Genetics)
Presentation 2: [Thailand] Dr. Tanit Changthavorn (Deputy Director-General, Biodiversity-Based Economy Development Office (BEDO))
Presentation 3: [Indonesia] Dr. Bayu Adjie (Head of Research Center for Biosystematics and Evolution, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN))
~ Lunch Break ~
Presentation 4: [Bhutan] Mr. Kezang Wangchuk (Biodiversity Officer, National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MoAL))
Presentation 5: [Cambodia] Mr. Yourk Sothearith (Deputy Director, Department of Biodiversity, Ministry of Environment)
Presentation 6: [Vietnam] Ms. Ta Thi Kieu Anh (Head of ABS, IAS and Biosafety team, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Agency, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment)
Presentation 7: [Malaysia] Dr. Nik Musa adah binti Mustapha (Senior Research Officer, Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change)
Presentation 8: [South Korea] Dr. Minho An (Senior Specialist, ABS Research Support Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology (KRIBB))
~ Break ~
English, Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation available!)
Up to 200 people
Please apply from the following URL.
ABS Support Team for Academia, National Institute of Genetics
This symposium is supported by “Strategic Programs” grant from ROIS (Research Organization of Information and Systems).