Time  Activities

Day 1 - 25 May 2015 (Monday)

09:30 - 10:00 Registration, Viewing of Posters/Exhibits and Coffee
Front Lobby and Umali Auditorium Lobby, SEARCA Building
10:00 Messages
 

Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr.
Director, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)

Dr. Amelia P. Guevara
Undersecretary for Research and Development
Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

His Excellency Gilles Garachon
Ambassador of the Republic of France to the Philippines

Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr.
Chancellor, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Mr. André de Bussy
Counselor for Regional Cooperation - ASEAN,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France

Professor Kanchana Kanchanasut
Vice President for Research, Asian Institute of Technology

Dr. Luc Le Calvez
Director, Office for Southeast Asia, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique/French National Center for Scientific Research

Dr. Jean-Pascal Torreton
Representative in Vietnam and Regional Coordinator for Asia Institut de Recherche pour le Développement

 

Dr. Maria Celeste H. Cadiz
Program Head for Knowledge Management, SEARCA
Master of Ceremonies

  Group Photo
11:30

PRESS CONFERENCE
(Keynote Speakers and Partner Institutions)
Sam Arng Seminar Room

VIEWING OF POSTERS AND EXHIBITS
Umali Auditorium Lobby
12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH
Makiling Executive Lounge, Ground Floor, SEARCA
 
PLENARY SESSION 1: Climate Change Modeling and Monitoring
13:30 - 13:45 Integrating Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) and Geomatics for Modeling and Monitoring Forest Dynamics Dr. Nathaniel C. Bantayan
University of the Philippines Los Baños
13:45 - 14:00 Climate Change Impact Assessment and Agricultural Land Use Decision-making in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta Dr. Nguyen Hieu Trung
Can Tho University, Vietnam
14:00 - 14:15 Assessment of Land Use Change and Climate Variability on Hydrological Processes in the Upper Ma River Bassin, Northwest Vietnam for Future Land Use Planning and Water Resources Management Mr. Ngo Thanh Son
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
14:15 - 14:30 Collaborative Portal Framework for Interdisciplinary Knowledge Capture and Sharing in Precision Agriculture Asst. Prof. Concepcion L. Khan
University of the Philippines Los Baños
14:30 - 15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A
15:00 - 15:30 Break / POSTER SESSION : Climate Change Modeling and Monitoring
 
PLENARY SESSION 2: ICT Applications to Food Security
15:30 - 15:45 Use of ICT to Improve Livelihoods of the Poorest in Rural Areas: e-PADEE Project Dr. Il Jeong Jeong
International Fund for Agricultural Development
15:45 - 16:00 Application of the DSSAT-CERES-Maize Model for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Decision Support in Corn Production Dr. Orlando F. Balderama
Isabela State University, Philippines
16:00 - 16:15 Ensuring Meat Quality and Safety through a Nationwide Pork Traceability System Prof. Jaderick P. Pabico
University of the Philippines Los Baños
16:15 - 16:30 Developing a Smarter Crop Forecasting System in the Philippines Dr. Felino P. Lansigan
University of the Philippines Los Baños
16:30 - 17:00 PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A
17:00 - 17:30 POSTER SESSION: ICT Applications to Food Security
18:00 - 20:00 COCKTAILS and GALA DINNER
SEARCA Lobby and SEARCA Umali Auditorium
 

Day 2 - 26 May 2015 (Tuesday)

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Coffee
 
PLENARY SESSION 3: Disaster Risk Reduction
09:00 - 09:15 Reviving Past Catastrophic Events through Geo-Historical Simulations Dr. Alexis Drogoul
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Vietnam
09:15 - 09:30 Computer Simulation Games for Disaster Risk Reduction Dr. Rafael P. Saldaña
Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
09:30 - 09:45 Satellite Remote Sensing for Risk Assessments of Volcanic and Other Natural Hazards Dr. Soo Chin Liew
National University of Singapore
09:45 - 10:00 Creating A Geohazards Layer for the OpenStreetMap Platform Ms. Charmaine Marie A. Pabelico
University of the Philippines Los Baños
10:00 - 10:20 PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A
10:20 - 10:40 Break/POSTER SESSION: Disaster Risk Reduction
10:40 - 10:55 Empowering the Communities to Use the Mobile-Based Application for DRR in the Face of Climate Change Mr. Deep Prakash Ayadi
The Thin Page Pvt. Ltd., Nepal
10:55 - 11:10 An Initiative on Low-cost Monitoring of Haze Air Quality Disasters in Rural Communities in Thailand Dr. Apinun Tunpan
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
11:10 - 11:25 Risk-Level Assessment System on Bengawan Solo’s Flood Prone Areas Using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Web Geographic Information System (GIS ) Mr. Haris Rahadianto
Electronics Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya, Indonesia
11:25 - 11:45 PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A
11:45 - 12:00 POSTER SESSION: Disaster Risk Reduction
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH
Makiling Executive Lounge, Ground Floor, SEARCA
 
PLENARY SESSION 4: Urban and Rural Informatics
13:00 - 13:15 Applying Robotics Technologies to Agriculture — Blueberry Harvesting, Plant-Pot Robot, and Fruit Identification Dr. Ikuo Mizuuchi
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
13:15 - 13:30 GOALS – Generator of Adaptive Learning Scenarios Dr. Aarij Mahmood Hussaan
Iqra University, Pakistan
13:30 - 13:45 Population Mapping using Image Processing and Ancillary Data to Support Risk and Damage Assessment Mr. Benjur Emmanuel L. Borja
University of the Philippines Diliman
13:45 - 14:00 High-Throughput Phenotyping Research in the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO), Japan Dr. Takuji Kiura
NARO, Japan
14:00 - 14:15 Monitoring of Frail people in Smart Cities Dr. Nizar Ouarti
Image and Pervasive Access Lab (IPAL) Singapore/France
14:15 - 14:45 PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A 
14:45 - 15:00 Break / POSTER SESSION: Urban and Rural Informatics 
 
PANEL DISCUSSION
15:00 - 15:50
  • Launch of ICT-Asia Funding Program
  • Presentations from the Partners on Priorities for ICT-Asia
  • Evolution of the Program

Dr. Luc Le Calvez
Director for SEA, CNRS

Dr. Jean Pascal Torreton
Representative for Vietnam and Regional Coordinator for Asia, IRD

Prof. Kanchana Kanchanasut
Vice President for Research, AIT

Dr. Maria Celeste H. Cadiz
Program Head-KM, SEARCA

Dr. Portia G. Lapitan
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs UPLB

Ms. Philomene Robin
DREG/UNESCO

MOFAID Representative

15:50 - 16:00 Closing Remarks
16:00 - 18:00 Visit to Rice World Museum and International Rice Genebank
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

 

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us:

ICT ASIA 2015 Secretariat
ictasia2015@gmail.com

Ms. Philomène Robin
Project Officer for Science, Technology  & Innovation
UNESCO Office, Jakarta
Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific
p.robin@unesco.org

Ms. Anaïs Voron
Attaché for Science and Research
Cooperation for Development
Embassy of France to the Philippines
anais.voron@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Ms. Rosario B. Bantayan
Program Specialist
SEARCA
rbb@searca.org

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