Keynote Speaker I

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

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

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 II

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.

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Shigeru Kato
Seikei University, Japan

Prof. Shigeru Kato was born in Tokushima, Japan, 1947. His experences are as following:
March 1970, B.S. (Agricultural Chemistry), Faculty of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture
April 1971, Graduate School (Agricultural Chemistry course), Tokyo University of Agriculture (until March 1976)
March 1976, Ph.D. (Agricultural Chemistry), Tokyo University of Agriculture
April 1976, Visiting Fellow, NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences), NIH (National Institute of Health), US Government (until June 1979), North Carolina, USA
July 1979, Research Associate, NRI (NODAI Research Institute), Tokyo University of Agriculture (until March 1982)
April 1982, Lecturer, NRI (NODAI Research Institute), Tokyo University of Agriculture (until March 1990)
April 1990, Associate Professor, NRI (NODAI Research Institute), Tokyo University of Agriculture (until March 1995)
April 1995, Professor, NRI (NODAI Research Institute), Tokyo University of Agriculture (until April 1997)
May 1997, Visiting Scientist, RCAST (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology), The University of Tokyo (until April 1998)
July 1998, Invited Researcher, NEDO (New Energy and Industry Technology Development Organization), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (until March 2001)
April 2003, Invited lecturer and Research associate, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University (until March 2007)
April 2007, Professor (Special Invited Research Professor), Department of Materials and Life Science, Faulty of Science and Technology, Seikei University

Keynote Speaker IV

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pramot Sojisuporn
Deputy Director of ARRI

1981 B.Sc. (Marine science with honor) Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand/
1984 M.Sc. (Computer science) Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
1990 Ph.D. (Marine Science Program) University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC., U.S.A.

1982-2002 Hydrologist, Survey and Chart Production Division, Harbour Department.
2002-2005 Lecturer, Marine Science Dept., Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University
2005-2015 Assistance Professor, Marine Science Dept., Chulalongkorn University
2015- Associate Professor, Marine Science Dept., Chulalongkorn University

Field of Expert
Descriptive physical oceanography, Hydrological and coastal oceanography, Numerical models (circulation and dispersion models).