Call for papers

The First SWS Asia Chapter's Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop will be held on October 23- 26, 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan.


Announcement 9/22/2008: Calling the Attention of Non- Taiwanese Session Speakers to the 2008 Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop!
The Taiwanese sponsors are offering NT$6000 as your allowance being a session speaker. NT$3000 out of the NT$6000 will be used to pay for your Taiwanese visa.If you already paid for your Taiwanese visa, this will be reimbursed minus tax. But you need to show up and present your paper/research study at the NTUHICC during the 2008 Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop. You are also required to submit a 4 page full paper/article of your presentation for publication. Please submit your abstracts and your 4 page full paper/ article on or before Sept. 30, 2008.
 


An abstract accepted list is released first round 9/15/08; and Abstract Submission is extended until 9/30/08.

Name

Title

Adel Dagher Fahed Budagher (Bahrain)

Protect Wetland thru right Management

Adnan Abubakr (India)

Improving Dal lake Water Quality by Macrophyte based Engineered System under Himalayan temperate climatic region

Atampugre Gerald (Ghana)

Detection and Analysis of Land Cover Change (LCC) in the Muni- Pomadze Ramsar site

Ayumi Nakazono (Japan)

Relationship between mire vegetation and volcanic activity: a case study from Tadewara mire, South-Western Japan

Bhagwan Raj Dahal (Nepal)

Using Participatory Socio-economic Wetland Valuation to Address Wetland Management Issues at Koshi Tappu, Nepal

Fu Gao (China)

Dashanbao Subalpine-Plateau Wetland Served as Fresh Water Towers for Zhaotong City, Yunnan Province, China

I-Chen Hsueh (Taiwan)

Assessment of Ecosystem Service Functions in Chigu Wetland, Taiwan

Joseph Sebastian Paimpillil(India)

Women Participation in Wetlands Conservation and Poverty Reduction - Eco-friendly Rice Farming with Shrimp

Keita Furukawa (Japan)

Adaptive management of Coastal Wetland (Target Setting, Research & Development, Situation Understanding, and Implementation)

Madhu Verma (India)

Contingent Valuation Method– A Tool for seeking Conservation Value of Bhoj Wetland

Jui-Yu Chou (Taiwan)

A Logistic Regression Approach to Explore Pondscape Changes From 1926-1960, a Period of Taoyuan Main Channel in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Ravi Shanker Kanoje (India)(*Invited Keynote Speaker)

Management of Wetlands of Kanha Tiger Reserve as Habitat of Water Birds

Shiau-Yun Lu (Taiwan)

Urban Wetland: Transformer of Land Value System

Shu-Jui Chang (Taiwan)

Cooling Effects of Three-Dimensional Modeling upon Wetland Ponds at Landscape Scale in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Smita (India)

Management and Conservation Strategies of
Marine Resources (Fishery Resources) in
Chi-Gu Lagoon, Taiwan and Vembanad Lagoon, India

Tomohide Ishigami (Japan).

Phosphorus Release from the Sediment in the Riparian Community and its Effect on the Primary Productivity of the Estuary Ecosystem

Tsutomu Iyobe (Japan)

Effect of Artificial Fire on the Stream Water Chemistry in a Small Mountainous Peatland, South-Western Japan

Vo Luong Hong Phuoc (Vietnam)

The Role of Hydrodynamics in the Development of Mangroves in Coastal Cangio, Southern Vietnam

Yi-Chun Chen (Taiwan)

A Novel Hybrid MCDM Model for Evaluating the Wetland Environment Plan

Zulfiqar Ali (Pakistan)

Developing Sustainable Livelihoods for Communities in a Ramsar Site: the Makran Coastal Wetlands Complex, Pakistan


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Convention Program 10/14/2008

First SWS (Society of Wetland Scientists) Asia Chapter's
Asian Wetland Convention

Date: Oct. 23- 24, 2008.
Venue: National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH)
International Convention Center

Conference Day 1

Date: October 23Thursday

Time

Program

Chairs/ Speakers/ Attendees

0800-0830

Registration
R 201, National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) International Convention Center
 (Address: 2F, No. 2, Xuzhou Road, Zhongzheng District 101, Taipei City, Taiwan)   (http://www.thcc.net.tw/en/index.htm)

0830-0840

Opening Ceremony
       Chair Speech

ChairMr. Liaoyi Liao;  Minister, Ministry of the Interior

0840-0845

Introduction to SWS Country Designates

Chair Prof. Isidro T. Savillo; Regional President, SWS Asia Chapter

0845-0910

Honorable Guest Speech
     
                      

Honorable Guests
Dr. Patrick Megonigal (SWS President 2007-2008); 
Dr. Christopher Craft (SWS President 2008-2009);
Dr. Peter Bridgewater (Secretary General, Ramsar Convention, 2003-2007)

SessionⅠ  Ecological, Economic and Cultural Significance of Asian wetlands

0910-0940

 Keynote Speech 1
Wetlands:
What are they? and Conceptual Evolution of Wetlands

ChairProf. Shing Wang (National Taiwan University)
SpeakerProf. Isidro T. Savillo (SWS Asia Chapter President)

0940-1010

Keynote Speech 2
Wetlands
Our Ecological Heritage

ChairMr. Shih-Wen Yeh (Director-General, Construction and Planning Agency, MOI)
SpeakerMr. Mamunul Hoque KhanProgramme Officer and Research Fellow, United Nations Development Programme, UNDP

1010-1030

Coffee Break (Eco-video Watching)

SessionⅡ  Wetland Technology and Restoration

1030-1100

Keynote Speech 3
Wetlands of International Importance Panama: A Trip through History and the Development

ChairProf. Hsin-Bai Liu (Chairman, Wild Bird Society of Taipei (WBST))  
Speaker Ms. Rosa Montañez (Executive Director, Ramsar Regional Center for Training and Research on Wetlands in the Western Hemisphere (CREHO), Panama) 

1100-1130

Keynote Speech 4
Wetscapes - a New Concept for the Ramsar, CBD and CMS Conventions

ChairProf. Lucia Liu Severinghaus (Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica)
SpeakerDr. Peter Bridgewater, Secretary General Ramsar Convention, 2003-2007.

1130-1200

Keynote Speech 5
Coastal Wetland Restoration
- Dynamics, Network and Environmental Informatics

ChairDr. Sam S. S. Lau (Country Designate SWS, China and Hong Kong SAR; Associate Head & Senior Lecturer, Environmental Conservation Studies ; Coordinator, College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University)
SpeakerDr. Keita Furukawa (Director, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan)

1200-1330

Lunch (R 201) / SWS Member Meeting (R 202)

1330-1550

Panelist Discussion: Session I

 

Theme

Ecological, Economic and Cultural Significance of Asian Wetlands

Wetland Technology and Restoration

Wetland Science and Research

Round Table Meeting
SWS, Ramsar, and CPA

 

Room

201

202

203

205

1330-1340

Chairs

Deputy Director-General
Jim-Maw Huang, CPA, MOI.

Prof. Lucia Liu Severinghaus
Research Fellow, Academia Sinica

Prof. Akira Haraguchi
SWS Country Designate, Japan

Prof. Isidro Savillo
Dr. Peter Bridgewater

 

 

1340-1510

 

 

Paper Titles/
Presentors

Passing on the Heritage of Wetland - Lungshan Temple as Example(Hwey-Lian Hsieh, Chang-Po Chen, and Chia-Yu Lee)

Paradigm Shift and Evolution in Aogu Wetland Restoration (Sinite C. Yu, Jeng-Chuan Liou, Jyh-Shyan Tsay, Fu-Hsiung Hsu  Hong-Thih Lai

Study on the Pulse Stability of the Succession of the Lacustrine Ecosystem in the Sheng-Mi Lake, Nau-An, North Taiwan (Chung-Hsin Juan, Tze-Ying Chen, Jean-Jay Mao, and Men-Wei Chiu)

 

A Potential Ramsar Reserve with Community-based Ecotourism around Sihcao Area in Tainan, Taiwan (Henry C.L. Chen)

Management and Conservation Strategies of Marine Resources (Fishery Resources) in Chi-Gu Lagoon, Taiwan and Vembanad Lagoon, India(Smita and Shiau-Yun Lu

Effects of Sediment Compaction on Macroinfauna in a Protected Coastal Wetland in Taiwan (Chorng-Bin Hsu, Chang-Po Chen, and Hwey-Lian Hsieh)

 

A Review on Taiwan’s Wetlands Eco-Tourism (Ping-Hsiang Hsu)

A Design for Taiwan Mid-elevation Constructed Wetland and Its Monitor of Indicator Species (Yu Ching Lai, Jui-Sheng Chang, Chi-Rung Chen, Bi-Li Tsai)

Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Constructed Wetland System Treating Campus Wastewater in Southern Taiwan (Ying-Feng Lin, Shuh-Ren Jing, Rey-May Liou, Yih-Feng Chang, and Jian-Jr Lai)

 

Understanding the Impact of the Gao Ping River Old Iron Bridge Wetland Park on Tourists’ Environmental Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions (Ching-Hsing Chiu, Pei-Shan Tsou, Yung-Tan Lee, and Meng-Lung Lin)

Study of Restoration of a Tidal Freshwater Wetland: Status of Ecology Functions and Evaluation of Progresses of Restoration Practices (Hwey-Lian Hsieh, Chang-po Chen, Shou-Chung Huang, Chain-Fu Lu, Yi-shen Ho, Tzung-Su Ding)

Modelling of Sediment Transport and Heavy Metals for the Erh-Chung Flood Way Wetlands (Chou-Ping Yang, Chih-Hung Hsu, Wu-Seng Lung, Jan-Tai Kuo, and Jihn-Sung Lai)

 

Urban Wetland: Transformer of Land Value System (Shiau-Yun Lu)

Reconstruction of the Wetland Vegetation from an Estimation of Pollen Production and Dispersal Potential (Liang-Chi Wang, Su-Hwa Chen, Jiunn-Tzong Wu, and Wei-Ta Fang)

A Logistic Regression Approach to Explore Pondscape Changes in Taoyuan, Taiwan from 1926-1960 (Jui-Yu Chou, Isidro Savillo, and Wei-Ta Fang)

 

1510-1530

Panelist Discussion

Dr. Cheng Tsao and
Mr. Mamunul Hoque Khan

Dr. Chang-Po Chen and
Dr. Patrick Megonigal

Dr. Jen-Yang Lin and
Dr. Christopher Craft

 

1530-1550

Open Discussion

 

 

 

 

1550-1610

Coffee Break (Eco-Video Watching)

1610-1710

Round Table Discussion
ChairsMr. Fong-Wei Lai (Deputy, Ministry of the Interior), Dr. Christopher Craft (SWS President 2008-2009; Professor, Indiana University)
Panelists: Dr. Peter Bridgewater (Secretary General, Ramsar Convention, 2003-2007), Mr. Mamunul Hoque KhanProgramme Officer and Research Fellow, UNDP, Dr. Adel Dagher Fahed Budagher (SWS Designate, Middle East Region), Mr. Shih-Wen Yeh (Director-General, Construction and Planning Agency, MOI), Dr. Chang-Po Chen (Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Cente, Academic Sinica), Ms. Judy Chin-Ying Huang (Secretary-General, Archlife Research Foundation), Mr.  Ming-Yuan Chiou (General Secretary of EEF), Mr. Tung-Hui Kuo (Chairman, Chinese Wild Bird Federation), Prof. Hsin-Bai Liu (Chairman, Wild Bird Society of Taipei (WBST))  

Closing

1845-2100

Welcome Banquet (Mayor’s Residence Arts Salon)(Concert Wind Band/ Performance by Chung Hua University)
(Address: No. 46, Xuzhou Road, Zhongzheng District 101, Taipei City, Taiwan) 

 

Conference Day 2

Date: October 24(Friday

Time

Program

Chairs/ Speakers/ Attendees

0800-0830

Registration
R 201, National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) International Convention Center
 (Address: 2F, No. 2, Xuzhou Road, Zhongzheng District 101, Taipei City, Taiwan)   (http://www.thcc.net.tw/en/index.htm)

0900-0930

Speech

Chair Mr. Shih-Wen Yeh, Director-General, Construction and Planning Agency, MOI
SpeakerMr. Feng-Wei Lai, Deputy Minister, Ministry of the Interior

Session  Operation and Management of Wetlands

0840-0910

Keynote Speech 6
Mechanisms for Sustainable Management

ChairDr. Chang-Po Chen (Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica)
SpeakerDr. Sam S. S. Lau (SWS Country Designate, China and Hongkong SAR; Associate Head & Senior Lecturer, Environmental Conservation Studies; Coordinator, College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University)

 

0910-0940

Keynote Speech 7
Legal and Land Policy Instruments

ChairProf. and Dean Monica Kuo (College of Environmental Design, Chinese Culture University)
SpeakerMr. Ming-Cheng Wang (Director, Urban and Rural Planning Office, Construction and Planning Agency, MOI)

0940-1000

Keynote Speech 8
Protect Wetland through Right Management

ChairProf. Akira Haraguchi (SWS Country Designate, Japan)
SpeakerProf. Adel Dagher Fahed Budagher (SWS Designate, Middle East Region; Academic Advisor, Trinity International University, Kingdom of Bahrain)

1010-1030

Coffee Break

1030-1100

Keynote Speech 9
Management of Wetlands of Kanha Tiger Reserve as Habitat of Water Birds

Chair: Vice Magistrate and Prof. Hong-Yuan Lee (Taipei County; National Taiwan University)
Speaker:  Mr. Ravi Shanker Kanoje, Freelance Ecological Researcher & Consultant, India.

Session IV  Global and Local Community Participation and Education

1100-1130

Keynote Speech 10
KODOMO Ramsar: Children’s Participation in Effective Implementation of the Convention on Wetlands

ChairDeputy Minister and Prof. Wen-Yan Chiau (Environmental Protection Administration; National Taiwan Ocean University)
SpeakerDr. Reiko Nakamura (Secretary General, Ramsar Center Japan)

1130-1200

Keynote Speech 11
NGOs and Participatory Involvement

ChairDr. Patrick Megonigal (SWS President 2007-2008)
SpeakerDr. Yih-Tsong Ueng (President, Wetlands Taiwan; Kun Shan University)

1200-1330

Lunch (R 201)/ SWS Member Meeting II (Discussion with Ramsar’s Delegates)(402A)

1330-1550

Panelist Discussion: Session II

 

Theme

Global and Local Community Participation and Education

Operation and Management of Wetlands

Wetland Science and Research

Coastal Wetland Management

 

Room

201

402A

402B

402D

1330-1340

Chairs

Mr. Rong-Shaw Lai
Vice President, The Society of Wildness, Taiwan

Dean and Prof. Hsien Yu (Ayo) Cheng
National Tainan University, Taiwan

Prof. Tung-Chi Liu
National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

Dr. Keita Furukawa
Director, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan

1340-1510

Paper Titles/
Presentors

Developing Sustainable Livelihoods for Communities in a Ramsar Site: the Makran Coastal Wetlands Complex, Pakistan ( Zulfiqar Ali)

Application Experiences of Constructed Wetlands in Southeastern Asia
(Shuh-Ren Jing)

Human Impact on Peatlands and Restoration (Akira Haraguchi)

Adaptive Management of Coastal Wetland (Target Setting, Research and Development, Situation Understanding, and Implementation) (Keita Furukawa)

The Implementation Analysis of Environmental Education Program in the Guandu Nature Park
(Nelson Chen)

A Science-Based Strategy for Ecosystem Management in Tapong Bay, Southern Taiwan (Hsing-Juh Lin)

Relationship between Mire Vegetation and Volcanic Activity: a Case Study from Tadewara Mire, South-Western Japan (Ayumi Nakazono)

Necessity of Adaptive Management in Restoration of Ecological Systems at the Mouths of Rivers in Urban Areas (Tomonari Okada and Keita Furukawa)

The Study of the Strategy of Environmental Education- A Case Study of the Sicao Wetland in Tainan City
(Yu-Lin Fan)

The Management and Challenges of the Wetlands in Taiwan-Lessons from the Assessment of Management Effectiveness of the Wu-Wei-Kang Wildlife Refuge (Dau-Jye Lu and Mu-Ning Wang )

Extracellular Enzyme Activity in a Salt Marsh and Intertidal Flat Sediment ( Hojeong Kang )

Management and Wise-use of Constructed Tidal Flat on Reclaimed Land in the Tokyo Bay Area by Citizen Volunteers (Kota Nakase, Yuji Yagi, and Hisamitsu Chiba)

Strengthening Communities and Institutions for Sustainable Management of Heavily Used Vembanad Backwaters of Kerala, (India) ( Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan, Siddhartha Krishnan, Kiran, M.C., Latha Bhasker Deepak, D. Jojo. T.D. )

Cooling Effects of Three-Dimensional Modeling upon Wetland Ponds at Landscape Scale in Taoyuan, Taiwan (Wei-Ta Fang and Su-Jui Chang)

Phosphorus Release from the Sediment in the Riparian Community and Its Effect on the Primary Productivity of the Estuary Ecosystem (Tomohide Ishigami)

The Role of Hydrodynamic in the Development Management in Coastal Cangio, Southern Vietnam (Vo Luong Hong Phuoc)

 

 

The Strategy and Influence on the Conservation of Coastal Wetland by NGO (Ying-Shih Chen, Albert Ku)

Artificial Wetlands for Self-Purifying Ecological Design-A Case Study of Touchian River, Hsinchu County, Taiwan
(Monica Kuo, Chung Twn Kuo, Lawrence J. Wang)

Effect of Artificial Fire on the Stream Water Chemistry in a Small Mountainous Peatland, South-Western Japan (Tsutomu Iyobe)

A Novel Hybrid MCDM Model for Evaluating the Wetland Environment Plan (Yi-Chun Chen, H. P.  Lien, Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng, Lung-Shih Yang)

1510-1530

Panelist Discussion

Victor Yu (General Secretary of CWBF) and Zulfiqar Ali

Prof. Juju Chin-Shou Wang (Ching Hua University) and Dr. Peter Bridgewater

Prof. Ching-Ming Wang (National Taiwan Normal University) and Prof. Hojeong Kang (SWS Country Designate, Korea)

Prof. Yuan-Hsun Pang (National Taipei University) and Vo Luong Hong Phuoc (SWS Country Designate, Vietnam)

1530--1550

Open Discussion

 

 

 

 

1550--1620

Coffee Break (Eco-Video Watching)

1620-1720

Round Table Discussion
Chairs Mr. Mamunul Hoque KhanProgramme Officer and Research Fellow, United Nations Development Programme, UNDPand Dean and Prof. Hsien Yu (Ayo) Cheng (College of Environmental Sciences and Ecology, National Tainan University, Taiwan)
PanelistsProf. Isidro T. Savillo (Regional President, SWS Asia Chapter), Prof. Hojeong Kang (SWS Country Designate, Korea) , Dr. Keita Furukawa (Director, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan), Legislator Chiu-Chin Tien, Prof. and Dean Monica Kuo (College of Environmental Design, Chinese Culture University), Prof. Shing Wang (National Taiwan University), Prof. Juju Chin-Shou Wang (Ching Hua Univ.), Mr. Rong-Shaw Lai (Vice President, The Society of Wildness, Taiwan).  

1720-1740

National Important Wetland Awards for Certificate of Honorable Advisors  

Awards PresentorMinister Liou-Yi Liao, Ministry of the Interior
Committee Chair Prof. Shing Wang (National Taiwan University)
Awardees Dr. Peter Bridgewater, Dr. Patrick Megonigal, and Prof. Isidro T. Savillo, etc.

1740-1800

Announcement of the Wetland Declaration; 
Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between SWS and CPA; and
Closing Ceremony

Chair: Prof. Wei-Ta Fang (Country Designate of Taiwan, SWS; Chung Hua University)
Signing Ceremony Attendees: Director-General Shih-Wen Yeh (Taiwan CPA) and President Christopher Craft (SWS 2008-2009)
Witness AttendeesMinister Liou-Yi Liao, Dr. Patrick Megonigal, Prof. Isidro T. Savillo

1800-1820

Group Photographs

Attendees

1830-2100

VIP’s Banquet (Invited only, Hosted by the Honorable Minster Liou-Yi Liao, Ministry of the Interior)

 

 

 

 

Theme for the conference: Asian Wetlands: Global Position

 
 


for the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Asia Chapter's 1st ASIAN WETLAND CONVENTION AND WORKSHOP at the National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center on October 23- 26, 2008.


 
  The first SWS Asia Chapter's 2008 Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop is now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations for both contributed sessions and symposium. Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts that report the results of research and evaluation projects from professional experience working with wetland conservation, management technologies, programs, and policies. The contributed sessions are divided into four topics below and You are welcomed to submit any abstract belonging to any of the four topics.
 
 

 

4 Major Topics for the Contributed Sessions

 
 

1. Ecological, Economic and Cultural Significance of Asian Wetlands

2. Wetland Technology and Restoration
3. Operation and Management of Wetlands
4. Global and Local Community Participation and Education  
a. Wetlands: An Ecological Heritage
-Eco Tourism in Wetlands
-others
b. Concept Evolution of Wetlands
- Co Management of Wetlands: Conceptual Evolution in Asian Countries
-others
c. Wetlands and Culture
- Socio- economic and cultural relationships of wetlands
-Gender and wetlands
-others
d. Wetland Economic Valuation
-Wetland conservation for sustainable agriculture
-Wetland and Livelihood Issues
-others
e. Wetland Biodiversity and Climate Change
- Climate change and wetlands
- Wetland biodiversity
- Bird migration in Wetlands
-Wetland adaptive management and climate change
-others
a. Research Development and Application of Wetlands in Permanent Management
b. Wetland Restoration and Rehabilitation
c. Construction of Artificial Wetland
-Constructed Wetland systems for rural waste water management
-others
d. Wetland Hydrology
e. Wetland Properties
-Understanding Lakustrine and Palustrine Systems and Management Alternatives
-Wetland Transboundary Monitoring
-Wetland soil and its functions
-Understanding the muck and peat and its biodiversity
-others
a. Mechanism for Sustainable Management
-Application of Wetland Science and research in sustainable management of wetlands in
Asia
-Wetland knowledge management, its gaps and application to wetland conservation in
Asia
-Wetland biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use
-others
b. Ecological- Networking and GIS application
-Geographical Information System and wetland management
-others
c. Legal and Land Policy Instruments

a. Strategic Environmental Education
-Role of Environmental Education, communication and awareness raising strategies in
conservation of Asian wetlands
-Role of educational institutions for promoting public involvement
-others
b. NGOs and Citizen Participation
-International Conventions and Wetland Resources Management in Asian Countries-
Case Studies
-Awareness- stake- participation- conservation relationships
-others
c. Academic Advanced Research and Education
-Institutional Wetland Schools for better learning
-Fish Population/Biology and Ecology in Mountain Wetlands
-Wetlands and Human/Avian Health and other health related issues
-Wetlands and new rice varieties and other commodities
-others

 

 
 
 

Submission

Please send your abstracts as an email attachment to the local Secretariat: Dr. Wei-Ta Fang at wawaf@hotmail.com and copy furnish to ascertain your submission to this email address: sws_asia_chapter_apprvd2005@yahoo.com

 
 


Deadline of Abstract Submission: August 30, 2008

Abstract Submission is extended until September 30, 2008.


 
 

Submission of Abstracts for Oral Presentations

1. Abstracts must be submitted in Microsoft Office Word format and must not be more than 200 words.
2. The abstract must include the title of the presentation, author(s) name, institutional and contact addresses.

Once you are informed that your abstract has been accepted, you need to submit your power point presentation to the Secretariat. Announcement of abstract acceptance will begin September 15, 2008. You will receive an email regarding this matter and further instructions on how to submit your required power point presentation.

 

 
 

Submission of Abstracts for Poster Presentations

1.The poster presenter must inform the local secretariat regarding his/her interest to submit a poster presentation and a number will be assigned to the presenter.
2. The poster must be designed with a maximum dimension of 4' X 4' . 
3. The text must be read from 5 feet away and the minimum font size should be no less than 18.
4.The presenting author is responsible for the assembly and removal of his/her poster

For symposium presenters, one must be an SWS member. Pls. come in contact with Dr. Wei-Ta Fang at wawaf@hotmail.com and copy furnish your request to this email address: sws_asia_chapter_apprvd2005@yahoo.com


Workshop is open to all registered participants and the schedule will be announced soon.

For registration, please visit    2008 Asian Wetland Convention and Workshop

 

 

Deadline for Abstract Submission: August 30, 2008
Abstract Submission is extended until September 30, 2008.

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