Tentative Conference Program

Tentative Conference Program

 

12 November 2014
7:30-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 OPENING PROGRAM
8:30-8:40 Welcome/Opening Remarks Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr Director, SEARCA
8:40-8:50 Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
8:50-9:30 Keynote Address His Excellency Benigno Simeon Aquino III President of the Republic of the Philippines Representative: Sec. Arsenio M. Balisacan Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning of the Philippines and Director-General of the Philippine National Economic and Development Authority
9:30-10:00
  • Opening of Exhibit
  • Group Photo
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break/Networking
10:30-12:00 PLENARY 1Resilience, Equity and Regional Integration in Southeast Asian Agriculture
 10:30-11:00 Conference Overview and Background Paper: “Toward a Sustainable, Inclusive and Unifying ASEAN Agricultural and Rural Development” Dr. Cielito F. Habito Professor of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University and Former Secretary of Socio-economic Planning SEARCA Senior Fellow and ARD2014 Conference Technical Coordinator
 11:00-11:20 “Toward Sustainability and Resilience in ASEAN Agriculture”  Mr. Tin Htut Oo Chairman, National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC), Myanmar
 11:20-11:40 “Achieving Inclusiveness and Equity in the Farm Economy”   Dr. Hermanto Siregar Vice Rector, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and Member, Executive Council of the Indonesian Association of Agricultural Economics
 11:40-12:00 “Agriculture in the ASEAN Economic Community: Is Win-Win Possible?” Dr. Suthad Setboonsarng Member, Board of Directors of the Cambodia Development Research Institute, and Member, Board of Trustees of the International Rice Research Institute
12:00-1:30 Lunch

PARALLEL SESSION A

1:30-3:00 Theme: Productivity Improvement Session 1A: Plant and Animal Breeding
Theme: Inclusive Value Chains Session 2A: Farm Credits
Theme: Sustainability and Poverty Reduction Session 3A: Sustainable Agriculture
Theme: Food Security and Food Safety Session 4A: Food Safety and Nutrition
Theme: Institutions and Governance Session 5A: Clustering and Cooperatives
Theme: Regional Cooperation and Integration Session 6A: Regional Food Security System
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break/Networking

PARALLEL SESSION B

3:30-5:30 Theme: Productivity Improvement Session 1B: Aquatic Agricultural Systems
Theme: Inclusive Value Chains Session 2B: Processing/Value Adding
Theme: Sustainability and Poverty Reduction Session 3B: Upland Agriculture
Theme: Food Security and Food Safety Session 4B: Disaster Management and Mitigation
Theme: Institutions and Governance Session 5B: Land Markets
Theme: Regional Cooperation and Integration Session 6B: Agricultural Trade
5:30 End of  Day 1
7:00 Cocktails
13 November 2014
8:30-10:00 PLENARY 2 In Quest of a Food Secure ASEAN Panel Discussion – Recipients of the DL Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development

  • Dr. Vo Tong Xuan, Vietnam
  • Dr. Charan Chantalakhana, Thailand
  • Dr. Ramon C. Barba, Philippines
  • Prof. Dr. Ir. Sjarifudin Baharsjah, Indonesia
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break/Networking

PARALLEL SESSION C

10:30-2:00 Theme: Productivity Improvement Session 1C: Farm Mechanization/ Irrigation and Water Mgt.
Theme: Inclusive Value Chains Session 2C: Logistics System
Theme: Sustainability and Poverty Reduction Session 3C: Climate Change Adaptation
Theme: Food Security and Food Safety Session 4C: Food Reserves, Trade and Investment
Theme: Institutions and Governance Session 5C: Agricultural Policy and Institutional Reforms
Theme: Regional Cooperation and Integration Session 6C: Regional/Sub-regionalAgricultural Value Chains
12:00-1:30 Lunch

PARALLEL SESSION D

1:30-3:00 Theme: Productivity Improvement Session 1D: Biotechnology and Biosafety
Theme: Inclusive Value Chains Special Session: Plant Health and Agricultural Extension
Theme: Sustainability and Poverty Reduction Special Session: Emerging Technologies
Theme: Food Security and Food Safety Session 4D: Food Security Governance
Theme: Institutions and Governance Session 5D: ARD Innovation Systems
Theme: Regional Cooperation and Integration Special Session: Higher Education and Capacity Building
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30

PLENARY 3 Synthesis / Closing Session

14 November 2014
Field Trip (Optional)