About ABIC 2009
SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE PROGRAM
TRADE EXHIBITION SHOW
CALL FOR SPONSORS
TECHNICAL AND CULTURAL TOUR
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
REGISTRATION
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
GENERAL INFORMATION
Contact Information
Thai Action on H1N1 Virus
http://www.biotec.or.th
http://www.nstda.or.th/
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ABIC Foundation
The ABIC Foundation was established June 12th, 1998 to secure the continued success of the ABIC conference series. It is a not-for-profit corporation based in Canada.

The Foundation's goal is to ensure ongoing opportunities for continuous learning and networking within the agricultural biotechnology community through the ABIC Conferences.

ABIC Conference History
The ABIC Conference started in 1996 in Saskatchewan, Canada. The success of the ABIC '96 conference paved the way for the '98 conference, which welcomed 900 delegates from 31 countries. Since then the conference has been held in Cork, Ireland with last year's conference.

ABIC 2009: Agricultural Biotechnology for Better Living and a Clean Environment

Date : 22 September 2009 : Technical Program Tour
23 – 25 September 2009: Scientific Conference and Exhibition Trade Show

Venue : Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Organized by : National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

In collaboration with:   ABIC Foundation
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)

International Advisory Committee
The Conference Organizers have requested and obtained valuable input from the Conference International Advisory Board which has been incorporated in the conference program. Following are members of the International Advisory Committee

Prof. German
Spangenberg
Plant Biotechnology Centre
Primary Industries Research Victoria, Australia
Dr. William James Peacock CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia
Dr. Nigel Preston CSIRO Food Futures National Flagship, Australia
Prof. Atsuhiko Shinmyo Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Dr. Takuji Sasaki National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan
Dr. Jean-Marcel Ribaut Generation Challenge Programme (GCP), Maxico
Prof. Chu-Fang Lo National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dr. Kanyawim Kirtikara National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand
Prof. Sujin Jinahyon Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
Dr. John A.H. Benzie Marine Biotechnology, Moana Technologies, USA
Dr. Roger N. Beachy Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA

Important Dates

2009

March

Final announcement

1 June Deadline for abstract submission
15 June Notification of acceptance of abstract submission
30 June End of “Early Bird Rate”
1  July Opening of online registration “Regular Rate”
30 July Final program (available on website)
17 September End of “Regular Rate”

22 September

Technical and Cultural tour

23 – 25 September

Scientific Conference Program and Trade Exhibition Show

Influenza A (H1N1) Situation in Thailand
Thailand is monitoring the situation very closely in the wake of recent Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak in the Americas, Europe, and other parts of the world. We highly recommend that participants consider consulting the appropriate authorities in their own country on the status of the H1N1 virus. Please see our action on H1N1 virus: http://www.mfa.go.th/web/2933.php

National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Thailand (BIOTEC)