About Conference

Important Dates

Early Bird Registration : 31st December 2016

Abstract Submission : 31st October 2016

Full Paper Submission : 31st January 2017

Conference Date

May 16 – 18, 2017   (Tuesday – Thursday)

Theme

The theme of the conference is “Hornbills: Fly Free Fly High”.

Fly free – hornbills are conserved and protected without being harmed, poached & hunted, have a place to stay in nature, availability of food resources and to fly wherever and whenever they desired

Fly high – Brave voyagers of the land, achieving greater heights and distance

Tentative Programme


TimeActivity
Day 1, 16 May 2017 (Tuesday)
8.00 am Registration
8.45 am Arrival of Invited Guests and Media
9.00 amArrival of Guest of Honour
9.15 amWelcoming Speech by Yang Berbahagia Mr. Wong Ting Chung
Chief Executive Officer, SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation Sdn Bhd
9.45 am Officiating Speech by Guest of Honour
10.15 amKeynote Address by Professor Emeritus Dr. Pilai Poonswad
Hornbill Research Foundation, c/o Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand.

Presentation of Memento
11.30 amLunch
1.00 pm – 3.00 pm Session 1 : Conservation Status of Hornbills – Threats, Trade & Population
3.00 pm - 3.20 pmTea Break
3.20 pm - 5.20 pmSession 2 : Hornbill Biology and Husbandry
7.00 pmWelcoming Dinner
Day 2, 17 May 2017 (Wednesday)
8.00 am-10.00 amSession 3: Habitat Fragmentation & Connectivity
10.00 am-10.30 amTea Break
10.30 am-12 pm Session 4 : Importance of Hornbills – Ecosystem, Culture, Tourism and Awareness
12.00 pm – 1.00 pmLunch
1.00 pm – 5.00 pmSession 5 : Workshop Plenary (Species Conservation Strategies)
Day 3, 18 May 2017 (Thursday)
Session 6: Drafting of Resolutions/ Captive Breeding Group
8.00 am – 10.00 amBreakout Sessions
10.00 am – 10.20 amTea Break
10.20 am - 11.45 amPanel Discussion: All Session Chairs and Invited Resource Persons
11.45 am – 12.30 pmClosing Ceremony
12.30 pmLunch
Official Conference Tour
1.45 pmGather at Hotel Lobby (Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching)
2.00 pmDeparture to Fig Garden, Matang Wildlife Centre

Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for Helmeted Hornbill Working Group meeting (30pax) – Kubah National Park

TimeActivity
Day 1, 19 May 2017 (Friday)
8am-5pmRegistration
Workshop Commence
Day 2, 20 May 2017 (Saturday)
8am-5pmWorkshop Continue
Ends

Note:

SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation Sdn Bhd will NOT be liable for (ANY) damages, risk, personal injuries, diseases, loss of personal properties/belongings, foreseeable/unforeseeable events which may occur/arise in the course/during/before or after the 7th International Hornbill Conference 2017

SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation Sdn Bhd will NOT be liable for (ANY) damages, risk, personal injuries, diseases, lost of personal properties/belongings,   foreseeable/unforeseeable events which may occur/arise by the act of third parties/bystander in the course/during/before or after the 7th International Hornbill Conference 2017

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