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Nov. 03, 2016

Other activities

Other activities

The FFTC Professional staff engaged themselves in other activities not related to the main projects of the Center. In the process, these “other activities” also helped in promoting the Center. The following is a rundown of the lectures, meetings and conferences which FFTC sponsored:

1. Taiwan’s Agricultural Mission to the Philippines
    January 26-29, 2015, Philippines
    Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang joined a nine-member delegation to visit the Philippines to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and explore possible areas of agricultural collaboration between Taiwan and the Philippines
2.    Preliminary Resource Survey
    March 6-8, 2015
    Shan State, Myanmar
    At the request of the Council of Agriculture, Taiwan, Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang
    Led a group of Taiwanese agricultural consultants to conduct the preliminary resource survey
3.    “Taiwan Farmland Policy and its Dilemma”
    July 8, 2015, Taichung, Taiwan
    Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang delivered a speech at the Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation Station
4.    “Taiwan Agriculture and its Challenges”
    September 24, 2015, Seoul National University, Korea
    Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang delivered a speech at the Department of Agricultural Economics
5.    “The Challenge of Food and Agriculture in Developing Countries in the Era of Globalization”
    October 22, 2015, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Dr. Yu-Tsai Huang delivered a lecture at the International Center of Land Policy Studies
6.    New Year Group Meeting of AnGR Bio-banking project
    January 5, 2015, Taiwan Livestock Research Center
    Dr. Nagai delivered an oral presentation on International Collaboration for Bio-Utilization of Farm Genetic Resources in Asia
7.    The 41st Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society
    January 10-13, 2015
    Palais de Congrès de Versailles
    FFTC Deputy Takashi Nagai delivered an oral presentation and displayed posters
8.    Certification System for Genetic Products in Animal Industry (Ruminant Animal Section), June 4, 2015, Dr. Nagai delivered an oral presentation on Cattle Embryo Frontiers
9.    120th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Animal Science (JSAS)
    September 10-12, 2015, Rakuno Gakuen University in Sapporo Hokkaido
    FFTC Deputy Director Takashi Nagai attended the local organizing committee of the Animal Science Congress
10.    108th Annual Meeting of the Society of Reproduction and Development (SRD)
    September 16-20, 2015, Miyazaki University, Japan
    Dr. Takashi Nagai made a poster presentation
11.    Academic Study meeting 
    Taiwan Livestock Research Institute, November 2, 2015. Dr. Nagai delivered a presentation on Establishment of in vitro embryo production system in farm animals and its industrial application
12.    41st Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand (STT41)
    November 7-8, 2015, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
    Dr. Takashi Nagai attended the Special Symposium on Frontier of Animal Reproduction
13.    12th Asian Reproductive Biotechnology Society (ARBS) 
    November 22-29, 2015, Hanoi. Vietnam
    Dr. Takashi Nagai delivered an oral presentation on in vitro fertilization in pigs: learning from the past
14.    Annual Meeting of Economic Society of Taiwan and International Seminar, December 5, 2015, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
    Dr. Chan-Ik Chun attended as a discussant
15.    36th Annual Meeting of Taiwan Entomological Society
    October 30-31, 2015, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Dr. Wantien Tsai attended as participant
16.    Food Safety and Agriculture Policy Symposium
    October 12, 2015
    Dr. Wantien Tsai attended as participant
17.    Accounting Training Workshop
    October 12, 2015
    Council of Agriculture, Taiwan
    Dr. Wantien Tsai attended as trainee 
18.    Plant Protection Material Management Public Hearing
    Dr. Wantien Tsai attended as participant

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