Program

ACB 2017 Program

There will be 2 AFOB-EFB Joint Sessions and 11 parallel sessions at the congress. The program is designed to be condesed into 2 full days but there are many breaking time in between where you can catch up with your friends and meet new friends from the participants over the world. Also it is a good chance to meet our famous plenary lectures, keynote and invited speakers easily at ACB 2017. 

Please note that the detail of the plenary lectures, keynote and invited speakers will be in the "speaker window". It will be interesting to know what are their topic of presentations at ACB 2017. 

As now we have more invited speakers

The program has been updated (July 17, 2017), please check it.

Download Scientific Program and Table of Contents 

 Day 1 : 23rd July 2017     
14:00-16.30  Conference Registration                                             
16:30-21:00

Welcome Dinner (only International participants)

16:30 Meet the delegates in front of the Pullman Hotel                                    
16:45 Travel to KKU for Campus Tour
18:00 Arrive at Jaturamuk Building, Agricultural Technology Park, KKU

18:30-20:45

Welcome speech by KKU President
Group Photo
Have dinner and performance show
Return to the Pullman Hotel (20:45)
 

**Plenary speaker 40 min., Keynote speaker 30 min., Invited speaker 20 min., Oral presentation 10 min.


 Day 2 : 24th July 2017
07.30-08.30 Conference Registration and Poster Setup
08.30-09.10
Opening Session (Ballroom I & II)
-Introduction of ACB 2017 by Chairperson: Associate Professor Dr. Penjit Srinophakun
-Welcome address by the Founder of TSB: Professor Amaret Bhumirattana
-Welcome address by the President of Khon Kaen University: Professor Kittichai Triratanasirichai
-Opening address by the President of AFOB: Professor George Fu Gao
09.10-09.20 Photo session
09.20-10.00 Plenary Lecture I: Professor Dr. Sang Yup Lee, KAIST, Korea 
10.00-10.40 Plenary Lecture II: Dr. Chaya Chandavasu, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited,Thailand
10.00   Coffee Break will be served
10.40-11.20 Plenary Lecture III: Professor Dr. Guoping Zhao, Chinese Academy of  Sciences, China
11.20-12.00 Plenary Lecture IV: Professor Dr. Roland Wohlgemuth, European Federation of Biotechnology
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.00 Poster Session (Ballroom III)
14.00-15.30
(90 min)



Parallel sessions (6 rooms)
  Ballroom I   Ballroom II Erawan 1-2 Chat Tan 1-2 Fah Mui 3-5  Iyara

Bioenergy & biorefinery (BEB) “Sustainable Biorefinery for Secondary Products”

Chairman:

Prof. Wen-Teng Wu

Invited speakers:

Prof. Shu-Yii Wu

Prof. Suraini Abd Aziz

5 Oral presentation

Bioprocess & Bioseparation (BBE)

Chairman:

Prof. Fengwu Bai

Invited speakers:

Prof. Yoon Mo Koo

Prof. Virendra Swarup Bisaria

Prof. Joseph Auresenia

Prof. Cheng-Kang Lee

Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology (BPMB)

Chairman

Prof. Watanalai Panbankred

Invited speakers:

Prof. Prasit Palittaponkarnpim

Prof. Guanghui Ma

Prof. Masahiro Goto

3 Oral presentation

AFOB-EFB joint session II on “Plant Biotechnology”

Chairman:

Dr. Duong Hoa Xo                               

Invited speakers:

Prof. Karel Dolezal

Prof. Huynh Huu Duc

Prof. Ondrej Novak

Prof. Bui Chi Buu

Prof. Muhammad Manjural Karim

Nanobiotechnology, biosensor & biochips (NBB)

Chairman:

Prof. Xian-En Zhang

Keynote speaker 
Prof. Chunhai Fan
 
Invited speaker
Prof. Zongqiang Cui
 
Prof. Feng Li

Young Scientist (YS)

Chairman:

Prof.Quanfeng Liang

Keynote speaker

Prof. Min Kyu Oh

Invited speakers:

Prof. Benjamas Chiersilp

Prof. Quanfeng Liang

Prof. Noriho Kamiya

 
15.30-16.00  Coffee Break 

16.00-18.30 (150 min)

Room preparation for Congress Dinner

 

 

Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology (BPMB)

Chairman:

Prof. Masahiro Goto

Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Jung Keug Park
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Chi Tai Yeh
Prof. Watanalai Panbangred
 
8 Oral presentation

AFOB-EFB joint session I on “Enzyme/catalysis”

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Teruyuki Nagamune
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Md. Mozammel Hoq
 
Keynote speaker:
Prof. Jung Bae Kim
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Francisc Peter 
Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen

3 Oral presentation

Nanobiotechnology, biosensor & biochips (NBB)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Feng Li
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Dong Men
Prof. Jiaoyu Deng
Prof. Xiangwei Zhao

4 Oral presentation

Bioindustry promotion & bioeducation(BPB)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Satyahari Dey
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Dr. Goutam Ghosh
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Satyahari Dey
Assoc.Prof. Klanarong Sriroth 
Dr. Goutam Ghosh
Mr. James Wang
Dr. Phatthanon Prasitchoke 
Dr. Watson Ariyaphuttarat 
Dr. Rajkumar Rajagopal
Dr. J.N. Verma
19.00-21.00 Welcome Reception and Dinner at Ballroom I and II (all participants)


 **Plenary speaker 40 min., Keynote speaker 30 min., Invited speaker 20 min., Oral presentation 10 min.


 Day 3 : 25th July 2017
09.00-10.30        Ballroom I  Ballroom Il
 Keynote speakers (3 persons)
   -  Prof. Ivo Frebort, EFB
   -  Prof. Fengwu Bai,China
   -  Prof. Kalidas Shetty, USA
 Keynote speakers (3 persons)
     - Prof. Jeong-Woo Choi, Korea 
     - Prof. Wen-Yih Chen, Taiwan
     - Prof. Teruyuki Nagamune,Japan
10.30-11.00   Coffee Break & Networking

Room Fah Mui 1-2 

AFOB executive board meeting
(Coffee break & lunch will be served.)
11.00-12.00 Poster Presentation (Ballroom III)
12.00-13.00 Lunch & Poster display coffee break and lunch will be served
13.00-15.00
(120 min) 
 Parallel sessions (6 rooms)
Ballroom I Ballroom II   Erawan 1-2

 Chat Tan 1-2

 Fah Mui 3-5  Iyara

Bioenergy & biorefinery (BEB) “Sustainable Biorefinery for Secondary Products”

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Suraini Abd Aziz
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Jo-Chu Chang
 
Invited speakers: 
Prof. Akihiko Kondo
Prof. Jo-Shu Chang
 
7 Oral presentation

Bioprocess & Bioseparation  (BBE)

Chairman: 
 
Assoc.Prof. Sarote Sirisansaneeyakul
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Kyuya Nakagawa
 
Invited speakers: 
Prof. Ho Nam Chang
Prof. He Huang
Prof. Kyuya Nakagawa
 
5 Oral presentation

Agricultural and Food Biotechnology (AFB)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Sirirat Rengpipat
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Rintu Banerjee
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Sirirat Rengpipat
Prof. Rintu Banerjee
 
7 Oral presentation

AFOB-EFB joint session I on “Enzyme/catalysis”

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Francisc Peter
 
Keynote speaker:
Prof. Magali        Remaud-Simeon
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Patrick Shahgaldian
Prof. Dietmar Haltrich
 
3 Oral presentation

Biotechnology (EB)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Mohd Ali Hassan
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Philippe F.-X- Corvini       
Invited speakers:
Prof. Philippe F.-X- Corvini
Assoc.Prof. Pawinee Chaiprasert
Prof. Mohd Ali Hassan
 
6 Oral presentation

 Applied Microbiology (AM)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Wen-Chien Lee
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Vilai Rungsardthong
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Zongbao (Kent) Zhao
Prof. Li-Yu Sung
 
7 Oral presentation
15.00-15.30  Coffee Break
15.30-17.30
(120 min)



 Ballroom I  Ballroom II Erawan 1-2   Chat Tan 1-2  Fah Mui 3-5 Iyara

Bioenergy & Biorefinery “Sustainable Biorefinery for Secondary Products”

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Shu-Yii Wu
 
Co-Chairman: 
 
Prof. Choul-Gyun Lee
 
Invited speakers: 
Prof. Choul-Gyun Lee
Prof. Yen-Han Lin
 
6 Oral presentation

Bioprocess & Bioseparation (BBE)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Virendra Swarup Bisaria
 
Co-Chairman: 
Prof. Joseph Auresenia
 
Invited speakers: 
Prof. Duk Jae Oh
Prof. Madihah Md. Salleh
Mr. Suphashis Das
 
5 Oral presentation
 
 Agricultural and Food Biotechnology (AFB)
 
Chairman: 
 
Assist. Prof. Vichai Leelavatcharamas
 
Invited speakers:
Assist.Prof. Chartchai Kanongnuch
Prof. Montarop Yamabhai
 
5 Oral presentation

Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology (SSB)

Chairman: 
 
Assoc. Prof. Cheunchit Booncherd
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Ki Jun Jeong
Dr. Guankai Bian
 
1 Oral presentation

 Tissue engineering & biomaterials (TEB)

Chairman: 
 
Prof. Jung Keug Park
 
Invited speakers:
Prof. Yu Chen Hu
Prof. Chao Ling Yao 
Prof. I-Ming Chu
 
2 Oral presentation
Applied Microbiology (AM)
 
Chairman: 
Prof. Zongbao (Kent) Zhao
 
Invited speaker:
Prof. Xin-Hui Xing
 
3 Oral presentation
 

16.30-17.30

BEB division meeting

Prof. Wen-Teng Wu

Chairman

17.30-18.00 Poster Award presented by Assist.Prof. Vichai Leelavatcharamas, the TSB president
Plaques of appreciation presented by Prof. Yoon Mo Koo, the AFOB secretary general
Closing Remarks by Prof. Ho Nam Chang, the former AFOB president
19.00-21.00  Farewell Dinner at KOSA Hotel (only international participants)
 
 Day 4 :  26th July 2017

06.00-21.00 

  Route 1: Visit Vientiane, Laos (Please check your visa before applying)                     

05.00-16.00

 Route 2: Visit Phanom Rung Historical Park (Prasat Hin Phanom Rung) at Buriram province   


 Day 5 : 27th July 2017
06.00-08.00  Giving food to the monks at Buddhist temples                                                
10.00-11.30  Visit Wat Nong Wang (the biggest temple in Khon Kaen)
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30
 Travel to Khon Kaen Airport (20 minutes)