Published on Friday, 15 May 2015

The 3rd ACMECS Bioenergy Workshop

Future Development of ACMECS Bioenergy: Regional Plan and Standardization

Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

8 – 11 December 2015

Workshop Program

Monday, 7 December 2015

10.00 – 16.00  Arrival of participant

            Overnight at Tohsang Khongjiam Resort, Ubon Ratchathani province

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 (Ubon Ratchathani)

08.00 – 09.00 Registration

09.00 – 09.30 Opening ceremony

       Master of ceremony     

                     Dr Warawut Suphamitmongkol, Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial

                     Product Improvement Institute (KAPI), Kasetsart University

       Welcoming and Opening Addresses

                     Ms Warunee Tanapase, Director, Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial

                     Product Improvement Institute (KAPI), Kasetsart University

                                

Keynote Addresses

         Moderator

            Mr Saw Yan Naung, Ecosystem Conservation and Community Development 

            Initiative (ECCDI), Myanmar

09.30 – 10.15  Standard for sustainable energy forest plantation in Thailand

                      Mr Narongchai Cholapap, Forest Industry Organization, Thailand

10.15 – 10.30  Break

10.30 – 11.15  System evaluation for sustainable bioenergy production
                      Dr Takashi Yanagida, Forest and Forestry Products Research Institute, Japan

11.15 – 12.00  China’s policy and approaches on sustainable bioenergy development

                      Dr Wu Shuirong, Chinese Academy of Forestry, China

12.00 – 13.00  Lunch

IUFRO Session

          Moderator

                      Dr Viktor Bruckman, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

13.00 – 13.10  Introduction of IUFRO Sustainable Forest Biomass Network Task Force

                      Dr Viktor Bruckman, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

13.10 – 13.40  Woody bioenergy: sustainable supply chains & sustainable plantations

                      Dr Raymond Miller,Michigan State University, USA

13.40 – 14.10  Sustainable biomass development based on remote sensing data

                      Dr Florian Kraxner, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria

14.10 – 14.40  Sustainable biomass energy utilization in Africa

                      Dr Joseph Githiomi, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya

14.40 – 15.00  Break

15.00 – 15.30  Potential market of biomass for energy in Asia

                      Dr Mika Yoshida, Tokyo University, Japan

15.30 – 16.00  Community forestry and bioenegy development in East Africa    

                      Dr Fikirte Demissie Tulu, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

16.00 – 16.30  Short rotation forestry in India

                           Dr Sanjeev Chauhan, Punjab Agricultural University, India

16.30 – 17.45  Discussion round

18.30              Welcome party

                      Overnight at Tohsang Khongjiam Resort, Ubon Ratchathani province

Wednesday, 9 December 2015 (Ubon Ratchathani)

ACMECS Session

          Moderator

                     Mr Phan Thanh Tung, Institute of energy science, Vietnam

08.00 – 08.30  Registration

08.30 – 09.15  National Strategic plan for biomass energy development in Myanmar

                      Dr Lwin Lwin Naing,Ecosystem Conservation and Community Development

                      Initiative (ECCDI), Myanmar

09.15 – 10.00  National strategic plan for biomass energy development in Cambodia

                      Dr Gnhoung Choumnit, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Cambodia

10.00 – 10.45  National strategic plan for biomass energy development in Vietnam

                      Dr Ho Thi LAn Huong, Institute of Energy Science, Vietnam

10.45 – 11.30  National strategic plan for biomass energy development in Lao PDR

                      Dr Sithong Thongmaniwong, National University of Laos, Lao PDR

11.30 – 12.15  National strategic plan for biomass energy development in Thailand

                      Dr Warawut Suphamitmongkol, Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial

                      Product Improvement Institute (KAPI), Thailand

12.15 – 13.15  Lunch

Round Table Session

         Moderator

                     Dr Songkram Thammincha, Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial

                     Product Improvement Institute (KAPI)

13.15 – 13.45 Draft regional strategic plan for ACMECS biomass energy development

                     Dr Maliwan Haruthaithanasan,Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-industrial

                     Product Improvement Institute (KAPI), Thailand

13.15 – 16.30 Round table: Regional strategic plan for biomass for energy & standardization

18.00             Dinner

                     Overnight atTohsang Khongjiam Resort, Ubon Ratchathani province

Thursday, 10 December 2015 (Field trip)

08.30              Depart for field trip

09.00 – 11.00  Visit Energy plantation at Forest Industry Organization-Phibun Mangsahan

11.00 – 12.00  Visit pellet production plant at Power Pellet Co., Ltd., Sirindhorn district,

            Ubon Ratchathani province

12.00 – 13.00  Lunch

14.00 – 15.00  Visit Pha Taem National Park and boat trip along Mekong and Mun River

18.00             Dinner

  Overnight at Tohsang Khongjiam Resort, Ubon Ratchathani province

Friday, 11 December 2015 (Field trip)

08.00              Depart for field trip

09.00 – 12.00  Visit ethanol from cassava production plant at Ubon Bio-ethanol Co., Ltd., 
                      Na Yia district, Ubon Ratchathani province

12.00 – 13.00  Lunch

14.30 – 15.00  Wrap-up meeting

                     Closing ceremony

18.00             Dinner

  Overnight at Tohsang Khongjiam Resort, Ubon Ratchathani province

Saturday, 12 December 2015

06.00               Departure of participants