13th EBA Open Seminar: SOME INITIATIVES in SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT at USM

EBA (University Consortium for Evidence Based Approach to the Emergent Issues in Asia) Open Seminar is an open and casual meeting to share the EBA related information. The 13th EBA Open Seminar will feature some initiatives by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on sustainable development which is the major element of the mission and vision of the university. This seminar will feature some efforts in this area in the university as well as a sneak preview of the upcoming EBA field to be hosted by USM on marine biodiversity.

All student and faculty who are interested in EBA program are invited. The seminar will also be available through video conferencing to all partner universities of the EBA consortium.

13th EBA Seminar Program

Date: November 5th, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 18:00 〜 20:00 JST (UTC+9)
Host: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Theme: Some Initiatives in Sustainable Development at USM

18:00~18:05 Opening

18:05 ~18:30 Presentation by Dr. Suzyrman Sibly of the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS) on (TBA)

18:30 ~ 18:55 Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Chan Huah Yong of the School of Computer Sciences on Geo-hazard Management with Trusted Information Sharing

18:55 ~ 19:20 Presentation by Prof. Siti Azizah Mohd. Nor, Director of the Centre for Research Initiative (CRI)-Life Sciences on Management and Conservation of Fisheries – A DNA Barcoding Approach

19:20 ~ 19:40  Presentation by Dr. Khairun Yahya of the School of Biological Sciences on Research on Understanding the Effects of Marine Biodiversity on Communities and Ecosystem and sneak preview of the upcoming EBA fieldwork on marine biodiversity to hosted by USM.

19:40 ~ 20:10 Introducing EBA Internship for KDDI Corporation

Closing

 

How to participate

Please consult locations at the closest campus:

  • Keio (Japan):
    • Hiyoshi (Global Studio@Dokuritsu-kan)
    • SFC (o11)
  • ITB (Bandung, Indonesia)
  • USM (Penang, Malaysia)
  • UM (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • UP (Manila, Philippines)
  • HUST (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • CU (Bangkok, Thailand)