Day 1

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

 

08:30 – 09:00     REGISTRATION

09:00 – 10:30     OPENING SESSION

09:00 – 09:10     Welcome Remarks by Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President, Asian Institute of Technology

09:10 – 09:20     Inaugural Remarks by Dr. Pinsak Suraswadi, DDG, DNP

09:20 – 09:30     Message from Head of States Honorable Madam Bidya Devi Bhandari, the President of the
Republic of Nepal (TBC)

09:30 – 09:50     Felicitations by Ministers

  • Honorable Minister Mr. Shakti Bahadur Basnet, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Nepal (TBC)
  • Mr. Malik Amin Aslam Khan, Former Minister of State for Environment, Pakistan (TBC)

09:50 – 10:00    Felicitation by collaborators:

  • Mr. Edward Phiri, Director, Lusaka Agreement Task Force
  • Mr. Kaname Ikeda, President, Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan
  • Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (Video Message)

Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim, Executive Director, ASEAN Center for Biodiversity

10:00 – 10:10     Report on the Assessment of Wildlife Crime Information Management

10:10 – 10:25      Keynote address

                           General Surasak Kanchanarat, Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources and
Environment, Thailand (TBC)

10:25 – 10:45      GROUP PHOTO & TEA/COFFEE BREAK

10:30 – 11:00     Press Conference

10:45- 11:15       Presentation by Dr. Jeffrey McNeely

11:15 – 13:15     SESSION 1A: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATIONS FOR ADDRESSING WILDLIFE AND FOREST CRIMES – GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES

Chairperson: Prof. Yoshifumi Yasuoka, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

Co-chair/Rapporteur: Dr. Werner Balogh, WMO (TBC)

11:15 – 11:30     Keynote Address by Prof. Yoshifumi Yasuoka

Presentations

  • Presentation by Mr. David K. Migwi, Kenya Wildlife Service
  • Cyber-detectives and Project Zephyr by Mr. Ralf Duering, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Wildlife Monitoring by Remote Sensing by Mr. Masatoshi Kamei, Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan
  • Information Sharing Platform by Mr. Atsushi Otake, NTT Data
  • Global Earth Observation (GEO) Presentation by Dr. Remi Chandran, National Institute for Environmental Studies
  • Theme TBD, Dr. Manzul K. Hazarika/ Dr. Shiro Ochi, AIT GIC
  • Application of Space-based Technology for Monitoring of Illegal Logging in Thailand GISTDA (TBC)

Discussion

13:15 – 14:30     LUNCH BREAK

14:30 – 17:15     SESSION 1B: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INNOVATIONS FOR ADDRESSING WILDLIFE AND FOREST CRIME

Chairperson: Dr. Manabu Onuma, NIES

Co-chair/Rapporteur: TBD

14:15 – 14:30     Keynote Address by Dr. Manabu Onuma

Presentations

  • Tracing the illicit wildlife trafficker through DNA analysis – Dr. Manabu Onuma, NIES
  • Tracking Online Wildlife Trafficking through analytics – Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online
  • Presentation on Wildlife Forensics by DNP
  • Advanced investigation and anti-smuggling techniques by Mr. Giovanni Broussard, UNODC
  • Presentation by Dr. Boripat Siriaroonrat, Director of Zoological Park Organization (TBC)
  • Drones and NCAP for monitoring poaching by DNP
  • Prof. Samuel Wasser, University of Washington (TBC)

Discussion

15:30 – 16:00     TEA/COFFEE BREAK

18:00-20:00         OFFICIAL RECEPTION

                                HOSTED BY

                                Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Thailand

Day 2

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

 

09:00 – 09:15     SUMMARY OF DAY 1

09:15 – 12:30     SESSION 2: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR ADDRESSING WILDLIFE AND FOREST CRIME

Chairperson: Dr. Tippawan Sethapun/Dr. Klairoong Poonpon, DNP (TBC)

Co-chair/Rapporteur: CITES (TBC)

09:15 – 09:30     Keynote Address by session chair

Presentations

09:30 – 13:00    

  • Presentation on information management (wildlife crime/stockpile) by Dr. Siddhartha B. Bajracharya, Executive Director (Programme), National Trust for Nature Conservation, Nepal
  • Presentation on information management by Mrs. Tilottama Varma, Additional Director, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, India (TBC)
  • Presentation on Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool by Dr. Anothony J. Lynam, Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Presentation on Wildlife Enforcement Monitoring System by Mr. Manesh Lacoul, WEMS Secretariat, Asian Institute of Technology
  • Presentation on Regional Information-sharing Framework in Lusaka Agreement member states by Mr. Edward Phiri, Lusaka Agreement Task Force
    Discussions

10:30 – 11:00     TEA/COFFEE BREAK

13:00 – 14:30     LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 16:30     SESSION 3: GOVERNANCE AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE FOR ADDRESSING WILDLIFE AND FOREST CRIME

Chair: Dr. Clarissa C. Arida, Director, Programme Development and Implementation, ASEAN Center for Biodiversity

Co-chair/Rapporteur: Giovanni Broussard, UNODC (TBC)

14:00 – 14:15     Keynote Address by Dr. Clarissa C. Arida

Presentations

14:00 – 16:30

  • Capacity Building of Remote Sensing by Masatoshi Kamei, RESTEC, Japan
  • USAID Wildlife Asia by Mr. Gary Collins, Chief of Party, USAID Wildlife Asia
  • Presentation by Mr. Vivek Memon, Wildlife Trust of India
  • Presentation by Dr. Phil Round, Mahidol University
  • Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Alice C. Hughes, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Presentation by Prof. Edward Newman, School of Politics and International Security, University of Leeds (TBC)
  • Presentation by Dr. Hemanta Mishra (TBC)

15:30 – 16:00     TEA/COFFEE BREAK

 16:30 – 17:15     PANEL DISCUSSION:

                                INTEGRATING, MANAGING, AND SHARING DIFFERENT DATASETS* IN ADDRESSING WILDLIFE AND FOREST CRIME

*Datasets include and not limited to; ground truth Geospatial Data on poaching and illegal trade, Remote sensing (satellite and aerial) data on illegal logging and encroachment, DNA analysis and tracing back to the crime scene, sensor based and radio collar data, image information from camera traps and social networks

17:15 – 17:30     CLOSING SESSION

  •  Remarks by DNP
  •  Remarks by AIT

Day 3

Thursday, 30 August 2018

OPTIONAL

FIELD TRIP

TO

KHAO YAI NATIONAL PARK (07:00-18:00)

Organized By

Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation