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 3rd Regional Forum on Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific,
11th Session of the Governing Council and 11th Session of the Technical Committee of CSAM and
3rd ASEAN Conference on Agricultural and Bioystems Engineering Co-located with the 12th ERDT Conference in Agriculture

9-11 December 2015
Century Park Hotel, Manila

List of Presentations

Time Activity
Tuesday, 8th December
08:00-20:00 Arrival and Registration of Delegates
Wednesday, 9th December
05:00-08:00 Ingress/ Setting up of Exhibits
07:00-08:45 Continuation of Registration of Delegates
08:45-09:15 Cutting of the Ribbon and Opening and Viewing of the Exhibits
09:15-10:30

OPENING CEREMONIES

a. Entrance of Colors
b. Ecumenical Prayer & Singing of National Anthem
c. Presentation of Delegates
Engr. Genaro M. Tolentino President, Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers

d. Welcome Remarks
Engr. Ariel T. Cayanan, Executive Director, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries
Hon. Jesus S. Domingo, Assistant Secretary, United Nations and Other International Organizations, Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs

e. Messages from the Organizing/Host Institutions

Keynote Messages by Mr. Zhao Bing, Head, Center for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization, UNESCAP
Dr. Aura C. Matias, Program Leader, Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT), University of the Philippines
Hon. Angeline T. Chua Chiaco, Acting Chairperson, Professional Regulation Commission
Hon. Proceso J. Alcala, Secretary, Philippine Department of Agriculture; Chairman, ASEAN Ministers for Agriculture and Forestry

f. Introduction of Keynote Speakers
Dr. Rossana Marie Amongo, Director and Program Coordinator, AMDP-BIOMECH, IAE, CEAT-UPLB
Engr. Juana T. Tapel, Member, Board of Agricultural Engineering, PRC
Engr. Francia M. Macalintal, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries

g. Keynote Messages
Mr. Marc Proksch, Chief, Business and Development Section, Trade and Investment Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Keynote Messages by Hon. Cynthia A. Villa, Senator and Chairperson, Committee on Agriculture and Food Senate of the Philippines
Keynote Messages by Mr. Jose Luis Fernandez, FAO Representative in Philippines, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

h. Declaration of the Formal Opening of the Conferences
Hon. Ariodear C. Rico, Chairman, Board of Agricultural Engineering and Chairman, ASEAN Agricultural and Biosystems
 
10:30-11:30  PLENARY PRESENTATIONS/KEYNOTE SPEECHES FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (15 TO 20 MINUTES)

a.       
Achieving and Benefiting from Skills Mobility within ASEAN by ADB - Mr. Guntur Sugiyarto, Senior Economist, Development Economics and Indicators Division, Economics Research and Regional Cooperation Division, Asian Development Bank, Manila
b.        ASEAN Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Cooperation Framework and Complementary Action in support to ASEAN Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation by ASEAN - Engr. Ariodear C. Rico, Chairman, Board of Agricultural Engineering Professional Regulation Commission and Chairman, ASEAN Agricultural and Bioystems Engineering Coordinating Committee

c.         Sustainable mechanization in rice research and rice agri-food systems by IRRI- Dr. James Quilt, Mechanization Specialist, International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines
d.         Enabling the Business of Agriculture 每 Benchmarking regulatory good practices by WB - Dr. Farbod Youssefi, Program Manager, Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) Project, World Bank Group
11:30-12:00 Open Forum
Master of Ceremonies- Dr. Rodolfo Estigoy (PhilMech)
Engr. Cristy Polido (DA-CAFED)
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-16:30 PLENARY PRESENTATIONS/KEYNOTE SPEECHES FROM ACADEMIC AND STAKEHOLDERS IN MEMBER COUNTRIES (15-20 MINUTES)

e.         Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in the Asia-Pacific Region by PAKISTAN 每 Dr. Nadeem Amjad , Chairman, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council -※Human Resource Development of Agricultural Mechanization in Pakistan (Tentative)§
f.          ※Establishing Cooperation on Training and Vocational Education (TVET) Program on Agricultural Mechanization in the Asia and the Pacific§ PHILIPPINES- Hon. Irene Isaac, Director General, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Philippines

g.         Human Resource Development in Sri Lanka: Trends and Challenges by SRI LANKA - Mr. Nandasiri Ratnayake Mudiyanselage, Additional Director General (Development), Department of Agriculture
h           Human Resource Development in the Process of Agriculture Mechanization by CHINA每 Mr. Chang Zhouwei, Overseas Key Account Director, Zoomlion Heavy Machinery
16:00-16:30 Open Forum
16:30-17:30 PANEL DISCUSSION
Facilitator/Moderator: Mr. Zhao Bing, CSAM
The cooperation actions and mechanisms on human resource development for sustainable agricultural mechanization at the national and regional level, and among different stakeholders
13:00-17:30 ERDT Breakout Session- Agriculture, Manufacturing and Machinery, and Environment and Infrastructure
18:30-22:00 Welcome Dinner and Fellowship Night
Introduction of the Guest of Honor- 
                              Hon. Yolanda D. Reyes
                              Commissioner, PRC
Guest of Honor:  Hon. Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment 
Cultural Presentations: UPLB Filipiniana Dance Troupe
Thursday, 10th December
Time Activity
08:00-12:00 COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS
SESSION 1: Policy and status briefing of human resource development of agricultural mechanization by government officials of member countries

a.       Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization
by BANGLADESH 每 Dr. Sultan Ahmmed, Director Member (NRM), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC)
b.      Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Cambodia by CAMBODIA 每 Dr. Saruth Chan, Director, Department of Agricultural Engineering, General Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
c.       Human Resource Development in Agricultural Mechanization in China  by CHINA Mr. Lu Yubin, Deputy Division Director, Department of Agricultural Mechanization, Ministry of Agriculture


d.      Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization by FIJI Mr. Ratu Penaia Vosawai, Senior Research Officer, Ministry of Agriculture
e.      Human Resource Development of Agricultural Mechanization in India: Policy and Status by INDIA Dr. Krishna Kumar Singh, Director, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering
f.       Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Indonesia by INDONESIA Dr. Astu Unadi, Director, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Engineering Research and Development (ICAERD) 


g.      Country Report by LAO PDR Mr. Phatnakhone Khanthamixay, Deputy Head, Division of Agricultural Technique and Mechanization Promotion, Department of Agricultural Extension and Cooperatives, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
h.      Country Report by NEPAL Mr. Madhusudan Singh Basnyat, Officiating Program Director, Directorate of Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture Development 
i.        Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Pakistan by PAKISTAN Dr. Munir Ahmad, Director General, Agricultural Engineering Division, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)

j.        Philippine Country Report :Policy and Status of Human Resource Development of Agricultural Mechanization by PHILIPPINES 每 Dr. Ariodear C. Rico, Chairman, Board of Agricultural Engineering Professional Regulation Commission and Chairman, ASEAN Agricultural and Bioystems Engineering Coordinating Committee
k.      Human Resource Development in Farm Mechanization by SRI LANKA 每 Mr. M.H.M.A. Bandara, Chief Engineer, Department of Agriculture 
l.       Human resource development of agricultural mechanization (THAILAND) by THAILAND Mrs. Dares Kittiyopas, Director of Royal Initiative Extension with Area Management and Agricultural Engineering Division, Department of Agricultural Extension, President of Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering
m.     Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Vietnam by VIETNAM Mr. Nguyen Duc Long, Head, Department of Science, Training and International Cooperation, Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering and  Postharvest Technology (VIAEP)
08:00-12:00 SESSION 2: Education and research briefing of agricultural mechanization, and agricultural and biosystems engineering in member countries

a.      Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Bangladesh by BANGLADESH Dr. M A Matin, Director General (In-charge), Rural Development Academy (RDA)
b.      Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Cambodia by CAMBODIA - Mr. Lytour Lor, Acting Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Royal University of Agriculture
c.       Practice and Prospect of Human resource development of Nanjing Research Institute for Agricultural Mechanization (NRIAM) by CHINA Mr. Cao Guangqiao, Deputy Director, Nanjing Research Institute for Agricultural Mechanization, Ministry of Agriculture

d.      Development of International Cooperation in ABE by CHINA Mr. Ma Teng, Director Assistant, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Mechanization Sciences (CAAMS)
e.      Country Paper by INDIA Mr. Surendrakumar Allimuthu, Professor (Farm Machinery), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
f.        Agricultural Mechanization & Trends of Agricultural Machinery Industry in Indonesia by INDONESIA 每 Prof. Lilik Sutiarso, Dean, Agricultural Engineering Faculty, Gadjah Mada University

g.      Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Malaysia by MALAYSIA Mr. Md. Hamid Akhir,  Research Officer, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Ministry of Agriculture
h.      Role of Academic and Research Institutions in Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Nepal by NEPAL Mr. Yam Kumar Rai, Programme Coordinator, I.O.E. Purwanchal Campus Institute of Engineering, Tribhuwan University
i.       Research Institutions for promoting Agricultural Mechanization in Pakistan by PAKISTAN Dr. Tanveer Ahmad, Director, Director/Principal Engineer, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)

j.       The Role of Philippine Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization by PHILIPPINES - Dr. Rossana Marie C. Amongo, Director, Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Program Coordinator, Agricultural Mechanization Development Program (AMDP) now Center of Agri-Fisheries and Biosystems Mechanization (BIOMECH), College of Engineering & Agro-industrial Technology, University of the Philippines Los Baños
k.      Introduction of ICT Convergenced Smart Farm Tech. of Korea by REPUBLIC OF KOREA Mr. Jehoon Sung, Agricultural Engineering Planning Team Leader, National Institute of Agricultural Science
l.       Russian Agricultural Mechanization by RUSSIA Mr. Viacheslav Pronin, President Assistant, Expert of Standardization, Russian Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers

m.    Human Resource Development for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Sri Lanka by SRI LANKA Mr. Nimal Dharmasena Dunu Arachchige, Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
n.     Education and Research of Agricultural Mechanization in Thailand by THAILAND Mr. Viboon Thepent, Director, Postharvest Engineering Research Group Agricultural Engineering Research Institute, Department of Agriculture
o.     Education and research briefing of agricultural mechanization in Vietnam by VIETNAM Mr. Bui Tran Anh Dao, Director, Training Management Office, Vietnam National University of Agriculture
12:00-13:00 LUNCH BREAK
THE 11TH SESSION OF THE  TECHNICAL COMMITTEE (TC) OF CSAM
Opening Ceremony
Welcome Remarks:  Mr. ZHAO Bing, Head of CSAM
13:00-13:30
Opening Remarks:   Dr. Shamshad Akhtar (via video) 
Under-Secretary-General and 
Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Opening Remarks:    Mr. Marc Proksch, 
Chief, Business and Development  Section, Trade and Investment Division,  UNESCAP 

CSAM work report and discussion
Presentation and endorsement of the work report of 2015 and work plan for 2016, and its financial status

Thematic Discussions
13:30-14:30 - Presentation and discussion on the regional database of agricultural mechanization
- Ways and means to leverage TC expertise to assist programme development of CSAM
Wrap up followed by tea break
14:30-16:00 The 11th Session of the Governing Council (GC) of CSAM
Election of Chair, Vice Chair of the 11th GC
Discussion on the implementation of ESCAP Resolution 71/1 and revisions to the Statute of CSAM
Other matters
Adoption of the report to the Commission Session
13:00-18:00 ERDT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
13:00-18:00 ACABE -3 FORUM/MEETING
AGENDA 1: Updates from the Philippines on the   presentation of the ASEAN Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Cooperation Framework and Complementary Action  in support to ASEAN Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the  Special SOM-36th AMAF last August 12-14,2015 at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar; 
AGENDA 2. Discussion and Finalization of the Strategic Plan of Action on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Cooperation in ASEAN 2015-2020;
AGENDA 3. Update Report from ASEAN Countries-  Brunie Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos. Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam;
AGENDA 4. Strengthening the ASEAN ABE Coordinating Committee
AGENDA 5. ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer Registry
AGENDA 6. Hosting of the ACABE-4
AGENDA 7. Other Matters
Closing Ceremonies, ACABE-3
18:30-20:00 Fellowship Dinner CSAM Delegates
Sponsored by: UPLB-AMDP-BIOMECH
Friday, 11th December
Time Activities/Institutions
 
06:00-06:30 Assembly/Departure from Hotel
09:00-10:15 Philippine Rice Research Institute (PHilRice), Maligaya, Maligaya, Nueva Ecija
10:45-11:45 Philippine Sino-Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
11:55-13:45 Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
15:15-16:15 Supert Trade Machinery Global, Inc. -leading distributor of agricultural machinery 每 Assembly Plant, Sta. Rita, Bulacan
16:15-18:15 Travel back to Manila
18:15-20:00 Farewell Dinner c/o CSAM- Century Park Hotel (Katchina)
 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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