ACM14 Concluded Successfully
in Taiwan

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    The 14th Meeting of the Asian Consortium for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Microbial Resources (ACM14), hosted by Bioresource Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute (BCRC/FIRDI), took place in Taipei, Taiwan, bringing together 38 ACM members representing 15 international organizations from 11 Asian countries...


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        It is my great pleasure to invite you to the International Microbial Sustainable Use Conference and the 14th Asian Consortium for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Microbial Resources (ACM14) on December 4~6, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

        The program of the 14th Annual Meeting is organized with a specific focus on the development of strategies on the sustainable use of microbial resources. Please join us in Taipei to learn, network, renew old friendships, and meet new colleagues who work in microbial conservation throughout Asia. Our three day agenda is filled with lectures, symposia, roundtables, and visiting tours that will facilitate exchange of expertise and information in sustainable development of microbial resources.

Invitation Letter

Speakers

Dr. Ipek Kurtböke

President,
World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC)
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Dr. Shung-Chang Jong

International Affair Specialist
American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)
 
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Dr. Wen-Hsiung Li

Distinguished Research Fellow
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
 
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Dr. Chiu-Chung Young

Academician, Academia Sinica
Professor, Chung-Hsing University
 
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Dr. Chii-Cherng Liao

Director-General
Food Industry Research and Development Institute
 
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Dr. Chin-Chu Chen

Vice General Manager
Grape King Bio LTD
 
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Program

  • 08:00 - 09:00
  • NTUH International Convention Center Room 101

Reception / Registration

  • 09:00 - 09:50

Opening Ceremony / Welcome Speech / Photo time

Special Seminar
  • 09:50 - 10:30

The World Federation of Culture Collections from 1947 Onwards Serving for Sustainable Futures

  • ACM invited special guest speaker Dr. Ipek KurtbökePresident of WFCC, Senior Lecturer, School of Science & Education, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • 10:30 - 10:50
  • Tea Break
  • 10:50 - 11:30

A Scientific Symbiosis between ATCC and Government Outsourcing Contracts

  • Dr. Shung-Chang JongInternational Affair Specialist of ATCC, USA
  • 11:30 - 12:10

Selecting Superb Microbial Hosts for Producing Metabolites and Peptides

  • Dr. Wen-Hsiung LiAcademician, Distinguished Research Fellow of Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • 12:10 - 13:10
  • Lunch Break
  • 13:10 - 13:50

Research and Application of Soil Microorganisms in Agriculture

  • Dr. Chiu-Chung YoungAcademician, National Chair Professor, Ministry of Education of ROC (lifetime honor), Chair Professor, Department of Soil and Environment Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 13:50 - 14:30

Lactic Acid Bacteria: From Culture Collection to Industry Development in Taiwan

  • Dr. Chii-Cherng LiaoDirector-General of Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI), Taiwan
  • 14:30 - 15:10

TBRC: Infrastructure for Bioeconomy Development in Thailand

  • Dr. Lily EurwilaichitrDeputy Executive Director of BIOTEC, Thailand
  • 15:10 - 15:30
  • Tea Break
Microorganisms Preservations and Sustainable Use
  • 15:30 - 16:00

Isolation and Taxonomy of Non-filamentous Actinobacteria from Seashore Environments

  • Dr. Moriyuki HamadaCurator, Culture Collection Division, NBRC, Japan
  • 16:00 - 16:30

Japan’s Domestic Measures for Access and Benefit-sharing

  • Ms. Rie FunabikiChief of International Affairs Division, NBRC, Japan
  • 16:30 - 17:00

Neurohealth Manifestations Rendered by Erinacine-A Enriched Hericium erinaceus Mycelia

  • Dr. Chin-Chu ChenVice General Manager, Grape King Bio LTD, Taiwan
  • 17:00 - 17:30

Discussion & Closing Ceremony

  • 18:30

Conference Dinner

Special Session for ISO/TC 276 Issue
  • 09:00 - 09:05
  • NTUH International Convention Center Room 402

Introduction of the Special Session

  • 09:05 - 09:25

Trend of International Standard on Microbial Management in ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology

  • Dr. Hiroko KawasakiTechnical Staff, International Affairs Division, Biological Resource Center, NITE (NBRC), Japan
  • 09:25 - 09:50

Current Development of ISO/DIS 20387, the International Standard for Biobanking

  • Dr. Paul JungResearcher MSc, Department of Standardization and Certification, Korea National Research Resource Center (KNRRC), Korea
  • 09:50 - 10:15

ISO 17025 Accreditation and BCRC Activities

  • Dr. Lina HuangCurator, Bioresource Collection and Research Center (BCRC), Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI), Taiwan
  • 10:15 - 10:30
  • General Discussion
  • 10:30 - 11:00
  • Tea Break
ACM Member Report Session
  • 11:00 - 12:30

Member 01-06

  • Dr. Man CaiCGMCC, China
  • Dr. Atit KantiInaCC, Indonesia
  • Dr. Mitsuo SakamotoJCM/RIKEN, Japan

  • Dr. Yasuo KiiNBRC, Japan
  • Dr. Cha Young KimKCTC/KRIBB, Korea
  • Dr. Ki Hyun RyuKNRRC, Korea
  • 12:30 - 13:30
  • Lunch Break
  • 13:30 - 15:00

Member 07-12

  • Dr. Soo-Jin KimKACC, Korea
  • Dr. Tan Geok HunUPM, Malaysia
  • Dr. Enkh-Amgalan JigjiddorjIGEB-MAS, Mongolia

  • Dr. Rosario MonsaludPNCM, BIOTECH, Philippines
  • Dr. Mark Kevin DevanaderaUSTC, Philippines
  • Dr. Sutipa TanapongpipatBIOTEC, Thailand
  • 15:00 - 15:30
  • Tea Break
  • 15:30 - 17:00

Member 13-15

  • Dr. Pornpoj SrisukchayakulTISTR, Thailand
  • Dr. Thao Nguyen, VTCCVietnam

  • Dr. Sung Yuan HsiehBCRC, Taiwan
  • Dr. Mohammad Ali AmoozegarIBRC, Iran (Observation member)
  • 18:00
  • Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel-Kitchen 12

Dinner Buffet

Task Force Meeting and General Assembly
  • 08:00 - 10:00
  • Food Industry Research and Development Institute.

Taipei to Hsin-Chu BCRC/FIRDI

  • 10:00 - 12:00

ACM Task Force Meeting

  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • Lunch Break
  • 13:00 - 14:00

General Assembly

  • Ms. Rie FunabikiACM Secretariat
  • 14:00 - 14:30

Closing Ceremony

  • Dr. Gwo-Fang Yuan Director, Bioresource Collection and Research Center (FIRDI), Taiwan
  • 14:30 - 15:00

Tea Break

  • 15:00 - 17:00

FIRDI Video / BCRC Lab Tour

  • 17:30 -
  • Fleurlis Hotel

1. Dinner
2. Transport Arrangements Back to Taipei

 

Call forPapers

  • We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the conference on topics related to microbial sustainable use. The conference will continue ACM’s tradition to provide an open forum for members to share new concepts, technologies, latest projects, and to identify critical issue and challenges for future microbial resource management.

    Abstracts should be sent to ACM14 (abstract.acm14@gmail.com) before the November 20, 2017. Text documents must be in Word or PDF format. At least one of the authors named in the abstract must register for the Congress. Only abstracts that are submitted by the authors who have registered for the Congress shall be included in the program.

    If you have any question about submission process, please contact jrg@firdi.org.tw.

Venue

NTUH International Convention Center

No. 2, Xuzhou Rd

Zhongzheng District

Taipei, Taiwan

 

http://www.nthcc.com.tw/

+886 2 7724 0109

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NTU Hospital (R9), Exit 2

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Shandao Temple (BL13), Exit 2


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