12-14 September 2019

Hotel Somadevi Angkor Resort and Spa, Siem Reap City, Cambodia 

Thursday, 12th September 2019
7h30-8h30 Registration (Banteay Srie Meeting Room)
8h30-8h40 Welcome speeches by H.E. SIENG Emtotim, Rector of University of Battambang
8h40-8h50 Report of achievement from Prof. Dr. LEK Sovan, CONSEA Project Coordinator
8h50-9h25 Opening remarks by H.E. Yok Ngoy, Secretary of State and a representative of H.E. Dr. HANG Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports
9h25-9h30 Group photo
9h30-10h00 Coffee break &poster session
Thursday, 12th September 2019
Theme 1: Biodiversity conservation & ecosystem management
10h00-10h30 Biodiversity Conservation in Mekong River Basin

By Dr. So Nam, Mekong River Commission, Vientiane Lao PDR

10h30-11h00 Ensemble models predicting species distribution

By Prof. Dr. Sovan Lek, University of Toulouse France

11h00-11h30 Fish Diversity and Conservation in the Upper Yangtze River

By Prof. Dr. Zuogang Peng, South West University, China

11h30-12h00 Conservation status of fish diversity in Pearl River

By Prof. Dr. Xinhui Li, Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, China

12h00-13h00 Lunch break
13h00-13h30 Establishment of environmental conservation platform for Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

By Prof. Dr. Chihiro Yoshimura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

13h30-14h00 The diversity and biology of fishes under Human’s impacts in the Lower Mekong Basin

By Dr. Chaiwut Krudpan, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

14h00-14h30 Fish diversity decrease and restoration efforts in Chinese lakes

By Prof. Dr. Liu Jiashou, Institute of Hydrobiology-CAS, China

14h30-15h00 Importance of habitat landscape heterogeneity to big mammal species: taking giant panda as the case

By Prof. Dr. Xuehua Liu, Tsinghua University, China

15h00-15h20 Coffee break
15h20-15h40 Bio-monitoring and assessment of streams & rivers: current concepts, methods and case examples for benthic invertebrates

By Dr. ilse Schwarzinger, University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna,Austria

15h40-16h00 Diversity of roitfers on hau river: potential for aquaculture and water biomonitoring purposes

Status of fish biodiversity on hau river: forward to protection and conservation

By Dr. Ut Vu Ngoc, Cantho University, Vietnam

Theme 2: Marine ecosystem management and protection
16h00-16h30 Seahorse diversities and its adaptation to the environmental changes

By Prof. Dr. Lin Qiang, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, 

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

16h30-16h50 Biokinetic modeling of Cd bioaccumulation from water, diet and sediment in a marine benthic goby: a triple stable isotope tracing technique

By Prof. Dr. Zhiqian Guo, Hainan University, China

16h50-17h10 Attaining Sustainability In The Galapagos Grouper (Mycteroperca olfax; ‘Bacalao’) Fishery: Insights On Life History And Vulnerability In Coastal Demersal Fish

By Mr. Jose Ponton, Ghent University, Belgium

17h10-18h00 Round Table

·         Bridging the gaps between scientific research and policy makers in biodiversity conservation?

·         Trade-off between biodiversity conservation & socio-economic development in SEA region

19h00 Dinner (buffet)
Friday, 13th September 2019
Theme 3: Biodiversity patterns and response
8h00-8h30 Hydrologic alteration and invasive species in freshwater ecosystems

By Prof. Dr. Emili Garcia-Berthou, University of Girona, Spain

08h30-9h00 A global database of species range shifts on lands and in the oceans: are species tracking climate change?

By Dr. Gaël Grenouillet, University of Toulouse France

9h00-9h30 The potential on invasion of red-claw crayfish Cherax quadricariantus (von Martens) in Thai inland waters

By Prof. Dr. Tuantong Jutagate, Ubon Ratchathani University THailand

9h30-10h00 Fishes Diversity and Highland Agroecology

By Dr. Apinun Suvarnaraksha, Maejo University Thailand

10h00-10h20 Coffee break & poster session
10h20-10h40 Pattern of diatom community structure along the Sangker River in north-western Cambodia

By Mr. Socheat Chrea, University of Battambang Cambodia

10h20-10h40 Effects of nitrite at different temperatures on physiological parameters and growth in clown knife fish (chitala ornata, gray 1831)

By Ms. Gam TH Le, Cantho University, Vietnam

10h40-11h00 Hydrological and Geomorphological Conditions of Tropical River Systems Determine the Composition of Mollusc Communities

By Dr. Ratha Sor, Chea Sim University of Kamchaymear, Cambodia

11h00-11h20 Effects of sizes and nitrite exposure on respiration, oxygen partitioning and growth rate of obligate air breathing fish channa striata

By Ms. Hang TP Tran, Cantho University, Vietnam

11h20-12h00 WORKSHOP

Biodiversity conservation education and research: success, challenges and opportunity


12h00-13h30 Lunch
13h30-14h00 Poster Presentation Session (5 min for each poster)
Poster 1 Genetic diversity and structure of striped snakehead (Channa striata) in the Lower Mekong Basin: Implications for aquaculture and fisheries management)

By Mr. Uy Sophorn, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Poster 2 Freshwater fish community structure and distribution patterns in Cambodia

By Mr. Pin Kadada, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Poster 3 Seasonal changes of fish community composition in Tonle Sap Lake Cambodia

By Ms. Uy Sokheang, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 4 Drivers determining the spatial and temporal variation in fish assemblages in the Tonle Sap rice fields

By Ms. Yong Saroeut, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 5 Factors Affecting Fisheries Consumptions in the Tonle Sap Rice Field Region, Cambodia)

By Ms. Lita Mom, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 6 Cambodian Entomology Initiatives: Advanced Scientific Research Training and Networking

By Mr. Phauk Sophany, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Poster 7 Dynamics of ariid catfish (Arridae) of the Hau River estuary, Mekong delta

By Hoang To Thi My, Can Tho University, Vietnam

Poster 8 Effects of salinities on growth and food intake and of striped catfish

By Dr. Huong TH Do, Can Tho University, Vietnam

Poster 9 Using SSR-GBS to detect cryptic genetic diversity and structure patterns

By Dr. Manuel Curto, BOKU, Austria

Poster 10 Abundance and diversity of soil fauna in northwest Cambodia

By Teng Soaphorn, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 11 Sex hormones regulated by the HPG axis trigger brood pouch formation in seahorse: Female seahorse grows brood pouch

By Dr. Yali Liu, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, 

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Poster 12 Effects of salinity on the species composition of zooplankton in hau river in mekong delta, Vietnam

By Trang Nguyen Cong, Can Tho University, Vietnam

Poster 13 Impacts of three microbial organic fertilizers on growth, yield and economic of leek (Alliums Chinese G. Don) in vinh phuoc commune

By Phuoc Huu Le, An Giang University, Vietnam

Poster 14 A Scoping Study on the Right to Health for Women and Children in Sdey Krom Rohal Soung Community Fisheries

By Ms Reach Sokuntheary, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 15 A Scoping Study on the Right to Food of Sdey Krom’s Community Fishery

By Ms Teng Channavy, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 16 Scoping Study on the Right to Livelihood in Sdey Krom Rohal Suong Fishing Community

By Ms Bora Ratana, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 17 Spatial Variation of Fish Community in Tonle Sap Lake Systems

By Mr. Say Pisey, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 18 Seasonal Variation of fish in Tonle Sap lake System

By Mr. Chhorn Matine, University of Battambang, Cambodia

Poster 19 Effects of salinities on growth and food intake and of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus)

By Ms. Gam TH Le, Cantho University, Vietnam

Poster 20 Expression pattern of α2M gene reveals an unusual brood pouch immune trait in lined seahorse Hippocampus erectus

By Yongli Wu, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Poster 21 Determinate biological diversity in the filter system using absorbent materials as substrate

By Trinh Thi Lan, An Giang University, Vietnam

Theme 4: Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
14h00-14h20 Sustainability of lakes and reservoirs in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By Dr. Long Ho, Ghent University, Belgium

14h20-14h40 High Throughput Genotyping for Assessment of Biodiversity and to define Conservation Units

By Prof. Harald Meimberg, BOKU, Austria

14h40-15h00 Biodiversity and environmental protection in Myanmar: higher education and the Hkakabo Razi Landscape

By Dr. Swen Renner, BOKU, Austria

15h00-15h20 Comparison of otolith preparation methods and validation of growth zone deposition in otoliths of the endemic Labeobarbus species in Lake Tana as a basis for stock)

By Dr. Shewit Kidane, Ghent University, Belgium

15h20-15h40 Coffee breaks
15h40-16h00 Biodiversity and sustainable livelihood and role of social capital

By Ms. Bui Thi Minh Ha, University of Social Sciences and Humanities Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

16h00-16h20 Evaluating success and sustainability of community fisheries in Tonle Sap Lake after fisheries reforms

By Dr. Ratha Seng, University of Battambang, Cambodia

16h20-16h40 Factors affect livelihood diversification and migration in face of socioeconomic and ecological Tonle Sap change.

By Mr. Chiv Sarith, University of Battambang, Cambodia

16h20-16h40 Biodecolorization of Textile Dye Effluents Using Bacillussubtilis Strain JSG1and Brevibacillus agri Strain B35 Isolated From Agricultural Compost Residues

By Mr. Chanchao Chem, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

16h40-17h10 Medicinal Plants used by ethnolinguistic groups in Mindanao, Philippines to treat microbiological infections)

By Prof. Cesar Demayo, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines

17h10-17h40 Open discussion

Biodiversity conservation in the 21st Century: current knowledge and future direction


17h40-18h00 Closing ceremony and best presenter awards


18h00 Free dinners & shopping (Old market & Pub-Street)
 Saturday, 14th September 2019
Excursion: Prek Toal Ramsar Site, Tonle Sap Lake
7h30 Meeting at Hotel Somadevi  and leaving to Chong Kneas


8h30 Embarking boats and leaving to Prek Toal

·         enjoy the scenery, flooded forest, birds, fishes, fishing activities, .etc

·         save your camera battery,

·         bring with you some waters and snack

·         Bring some medicine in case you feel not good on boats (strong winds, waves, .etc)

16h00 Arrival in Siem Reap

Free dinner & Enjoy your stay in Siem Reap

Note: The programme is subjective to be changed


Important notes:

-For Oral Presentation: You have 15 min for presentation and 5 min for Q & A (total of time: 20min)
-For Poster Presentation: Please print out and bring your own poster with A0 size and prepare your short poster presentation for 5 min and 5 slides.