1. The 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress September 22(Mon) ~ 26(Fri), 2008 in NCC & ICC, Hanoi, Vietnam.
|Article Type:||Conference news|
|Subject:||Agricultural societies (Conferences, meetings and seminars)|
|Publication:||Name: Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences Publisher: Asian - Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Agricultural industry; Biological sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2009 Asian - Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies ISSN: 1011-2367|
|Issue:||Date: Jan, 2009 Source Volume: 22 Source Issue: 1|
|Product:||Product Code: 8693000 Farm Associations NAICS Code: 81391 Business Associations SIC Code: 8699 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified|
|Geographic:||Geographic Scope: Vietnam Geographic Code: 9VIET Vietnam|
AAAP Officers and Organizing Committee
Tran Kim Anh
Le Van Bam
Dinh Van Chinh
Nguyen Manh Cuong
Dao Trong Dat
Hoang Kim Giao
Le Thanh Hai
La Van Kinh
Le Ba Lich
Le Hong Man
Hoang Manh Quan
Nguyen Van Thuong
Hoang Van Tieu
Doan Xuan Truc
Nguyen Dang Vang
Tran Cong Xuan
International Advisory Committee
Defa Li (China)
Kishore Kumar Baruah (India)
Emei Sato (Japan)
Zainal Jelan (Malaysia)
Penny Back (New Zealand)
Liang Chou Hsia (Taiwan)
Metha Wanapat (Thailand)
Scientific Program Committee
Le Viet Ly
Vu Chi Cuong
Tran Quang Han
La Van Kinh
Ngo Van Man
Le Duc Ngoan
Vo Van Su
Nguyen Van Thu
Nguyen Xuan Trach
Dinh Van Tuyen
Tran Thanh Van
Doan Xuan Truc
Dinh Van Cai
Nguyen Gia Duy
Hoang Kim Giao
Ta Thi Hang
Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen
Le Hong Man
Tong Tran Dao
Nguyen Quoc Dat
Doan Thi Khang
Le Quang Nghiep
Vu Ngoc Ty
Tran Thuy Duong
Nguyen Manh Dung
Tran Thi Mai Phuong
Le Xuan Cuong
Nguyen Thi Hoa Hau
Tri Thi Giang
2. Scientific programs
Total numbers of scientific papers presented in the 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress were 1001 papers from scientists representing 31 countries. There were 1 keynote address (ILRI), 13 plenary session papers, 67 papers from 7 satellite symposia and 920 contributed papers for 15 concurrent sessions.
The numbers of paper for the Congress was so remarkable (Refer Table 1). Host country, Vietnam (220) presented the highest number of papers followed by Korea (174), Thailand (142), Taiwan (99), China (92), Japan (84), Iran (50), Indonesia (29), Australia (22), India (17) and Pakistan (11).
3. Summary Report of the Congress
The 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress was held from 22-26, September 2008 at National Convention Center (ICC) & International Convention Center (ICC), Hanoi, Vietnam. Theme of the Congress "Animal Agriculture and the role of small holder farmers in a global economy" was appropriate and timely for scientists, farmers and livestock industries facing globalization.
A total of 1,273 delegates had participated in the 13th Congress, which is another record high participation in AAAP history. 18 AAAP member countries represent 1,220 participants [Australia(17), Bangladesh(3), China(96), India(24), Indonesia(27), Iran(38), Japan(118), Korea(220), Malaysia(17), Mongolia(2), Nepal (2), New Zealand(1), Pakistan (11), Philippines(5), Sri Lanka (1), Taiwan(128), Thailand(149), Vietnam(411)]. And 14 non-AAAP member countries represents 53 participants [Cambodia (4), Colombia (1), Denmark (4), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (6), Hungary (1), Italy (6), Kenya (1), Lao (5), Netherlands (1), Nigerian (2), Norway (1), Singapore (1), Spain (3), Sweden (4), UK (5), USA (6)].
Since the printed amount of full text proceedings was too big to carry, the Organizing Committee had published full-text proceeding in CD and printed abstract proceedings.
The Opening Ceremony was held at Main Meeting Hall of National Convention Centre at 9.00 AM of 22nd (Mon) September 2008. Your Excellency, Dr. Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam has made an Opening Address at the Opening Ceremony. During the Ceremony, AAAP Animal Science Award and AJAS-Purina Outstanding Research Award were awarded.
Welcoming reception was held on the evening of the opening day (Mon) at the Banquet Hall. More than 1,000 members had been welcomed at the reception with Vietnamese traditional music, youth music and good dinner.
The Farewell Dinner was held at the Banquet Hall of National Convention Centre. Over 800 members had enjoyed meals, music and dances performed by members from the attended countries.
The Closing ceremony was held at Large Meeting Hall on 16.00 25th (Fri) 2008. Excellent presentation Award (5 oral and 10 poster presentations) was given to 15 scientists who had been selected by Award Committee, and awardees were: Bouyai Doungnapa (Thailand), Bush David Russell (Australia), Chen Meng-Hsuan (Taiwan), Wu Yanquan (China), Lee Jun Heon (Korea), Doan Duc Vu (Vietnam), Lai Pui-Wah (Malaysia), Sung Il Kim (Korea), Tsai Yi-Yun (Taiwan), Yusuke Tabata (Japan), Kim Myunghoo (Korea), Hishimoto Takashi (Japan), Chen Yu-Hui (Taiwan), Wang Jianjun (China), Dontri Tippayarat (Thailand). The award committee consisted of Liang Chou Hsia (Taiwan) (Chairman), Le Viet Ly (Vietnam), Sang Jip Ohh (Korea), Shinichi Kume (Japan), Juan Boo Liang (Malaysia), Pakapun Skunmun (Thailand), Ruey Chee Weng (Taiwan).
Prof.Jong Kyu Ha on behalf of the AAAP have made Congress Synopsis, in which he highly evaluated the success of the 13th AAAP Congress.
The out-going 13th AAAP president Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Thien (Vietnam) had transferred AAAP flag to the newly elected president of AAAP Prof. Liang Chou Hsia (Taiwan) followed by invitation address to the next 14th AAAP Animal Science Congress on 2010 at Pintung, Taiwan.
It is a great pleasure to emphasize that in this big event in Hanoi we have had chance to gather many well known international scientists from the region and other continents and also enormous group of young colleagues in the region.
We appreciate very much the spiritual and material support from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam. We also would like to express our sincere thanks to many local and international Foundations, Projects and Companies, which have supported us for the success of the Congress.
We put in high consideration the help we got from the International Advisory Committee for its devoted help during the preparations for the Congress.
With great pleasure, the Organizing Committee expresses warm thankfulness to all the invited speakers and to all participants and accompanying persons. The 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress could not have been a success without them.
October 16, 2008
The Organizing Committee of The 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress, Hanoi, Vietnam
AAAP Officers: President Nguyen Van Thien (Vietnam) Vice President Le Viet Ly (Vietnam) Liang Chou Hsia (Taiwan) Imm. Past President In Kee Paik (Korea) Secretary-General Jong K. Ha (Korea)
Organizing Committee: Chairman Nguyen Van Thien Vice Chairman Le Viet Ly Secretary-General Vu Chi Cuong
Table 1. Summary of the papers presented at the 13th AAAP Animal Science Congress Keynote Plenary Satellite Address Session Symposia Country (1) (13) (67) AAAP Australia 1 5 Bangladesh 1 1 China 0 5 India 1 0 Indonesia 0 1 Iran 0 0 Japan 1 7 Korea 0 4 Malaysia 1 1 Mongolia 0 0 Nepal 0 0 New Zealand 0 0 Pakistan 0 1 Philippines 1 1 Taiwan 0 7 Thailand 2 6 Vietnam 1 11 Non-AAAP Cambodia 0 1 Colombia 1 1 Denmark 0 0 Egypt 0 0 France (CIRAD) 1 0 Germany 0 0 Italy (FAO) 1 6 Kenya (ILRI) 1 0 0 Lao 0 0 Netherlands 0 0 Spain 0 0 Sweden 0 3 UK 1 2 USA 0 4 Contributed Total Papers Country (920) (1,001) AAAP Australia 16 22 Bangladesh 1 3 China 87 92 India 16 17 Indonesia 28 29 Iran 50 50 Japan 76 84 Korea 170 174 Malaysia 5 7 Mongolia 1 1 Nepal 2 2 New Zealand 2 2 Pakistan 10 11 Philippines 2 4 Taiwan 92 99 Thailand 134 142 Vietnam 208 220 Non-AAAP Cambodia 0 1 Colombia 0 2 Denmark 1 1 Egypt 1 1 France (CIRAD) 0 1 Germany 6 6 Italy (FAO) 1 8 Kenya (ILRI) 1 2 Lao 4 4 Netherlands 1 1 Spain 2 2 Sweden 1 4 UK 0 3 USA 2 6
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