Keynote Speaker I


Prof. Kokyo Oh
Center for Environmental Science in Saitama, Japan

Kokyo Oh is a senior researcher in Center for Environmental Science in Saitama, Japan. He graduated with his MSci degree and Ph.D. degree (soil science) in Chinese Academy of Sciences, and was honored as a STA research fellow by Japan government from 1997 to 1999. The research areas include soil science, environmental conservation, environmental chemistry, and atmospheric environment. His current research is mainly on soil remediation, environmental agronomy, atmospheric PM2.5 and water environment conservation. He has published more than 90 publications.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Orawan Siriratpiriya
Environmental Expert Aquatic Resources Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University (ARRIC)

EDUCATION
1990 Cert. in Environmental Management Specialized in Risk Assessment and Analysis, UNEP/Tufts University, USA.
1989 D.Sc. (Soil Management-Waste Disposal/Utilization) The Agricultural University of Norway, NORWAY.
1984 Research Dip. in Environmental Science, The Agricultural University of Norway, NORWAY.
1979 M.Sc. (Environmental Science-Soil) Kasetsart University, Bangkok, THAILAND
1976 B.Ed. (Chemistry-Biology) Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, THAILAND

RELATED EXPERIENCES
1.Working experience in environmental research as principal investigator, project director/ integrator/manager/coordinator, lecturer and thesis adviser at The Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University (1979-2014).
2.Expert in Environmental Impact Assessment (License) of Juristic Person ‘Chulalongkorn University’ (1991-present)
3.United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) fellowship for International Leadership in Sustainable Environmental Management at Center for Environmental Management, Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA under “Intensive, International Post-Graduate Programme in Environmental Management” (1990).
4.Southeast Asia Programme Officer, The International START (HDP/IGBP/WCRP) Secretariat, Washington DC, USA (1994-1995). [START = Global Change System for Analysis, Research, and Trainning]
5.Thai National Expert for EIA/SEA (Environmental Impact Assessment/Strategic Environmental Assessment) guidelines development in the Mekong River Basin (2002-2003).
6.APRU Fellow, 5th APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Univ.).Fellow Program 2004 on Globalization and the Environment: Multidisciplinary Perspective” at Univ. of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA. and Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. (2004)
7.Board member: Solid Waste Management Experts in Asia and Pacific Islands (SWAPI) (2005-present).
8.Board member (Environmental Expert): National Fertilizer Board of Thailand (2009-2014).
9.Editorial Board: Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management (2010-present).
10.Member: Drafting Committee “State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific”, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) (2017). 

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Byoung Ryong Jeong
Gyeongsang National University, Republic of Korea

Prof. Byoung Ryong Jeong has completed his PhD at the age of 31 years from Colorado State University, USA, and postdoctoral studies from University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, and Chiba University, Japan. He is a professor in Department of Horticulture and the former Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Gyeongsang National University, Republic of Korea. He has published more than 250 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editor-in-chief of Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology, and president of the Korean Society for Floricultural Science. His current research is mainly on Climate Change, Conservation Biology, Genetics, Climatology, Ornamental Horticulture, Plant Tissue culture and micropropagation.