About TRPNEP2019 – Nay Pyi Taw Seminar

The 2nd ASEAN – Japan Meeting Point of Collaboration by Stakeholders and Researchers for Reducing Environmental Problems in ASEAN Countries” also known as the 2nd TRPNEP seminar was held on December 11th, 2019 at Hilton Nay Pyi Taw Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw City, Myanmar.
The seminar was organized by TRPNEP Steering Committee members: 1) Ehime University, 2) Kagawa University, 3) Kochi University, and 4) Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), and 5) Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC), and sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

Purpose

The purpose of the seminar is to hold this seminar as a meeting point for social integration and collaboration between Japan and ASEAN members: key stakeholders, government officials, students, scientists, and researchers with different disciplines to share their experience and concerns related to the reduction of environmental and health problems.

Features

The seminar featured displays of innovations, presentations, and workshops. You are welcome to share, discuss, exhibit and exchange your experience and expertise, innovation, and outcomes of transdisciplinary research and practice on the following topics: 1) Prevention and Reduction of Natural Disasters, 2) Improvement on Urban Environmental Problems, 3) Environmental Preservation and Sustainable Development, and 4) National Security for Food and Health.

Keynote and Invited Speakers

Associate Professor Naoya Furuta

Taisho University

Professor Hirotoshi Tamura

Kagawa University

Professor Hideaki Yasuhara

Ehime University

Professor Masayuki Sakakibara

RIHN & Ehime University

Professor Sassa Koji

Kochi University

Deputy Director-General U Min Maw

ECD, MONREC

Seminar Schedules

December 11, 2019 at Hilton Hotel
Morning Section
From 08:30 (8:30am) to 12:20 (12:20pm)
Time Activity Place
8:30 – 9:00 Registration at reception

NOTE: Remark: Onsite registration can be accepted depending on the vacant of the registration and it will be going until 1:00 pm (13:00).

Hilton Hotel
In front of Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom
9:00 – 9:10 Opening speech by

Senior official – we will announce the name.
Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC), Myanmar

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
9:10 – 9:20 Welcome speech by

Professor Masayuki Sakakibara
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) and Ehime University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
9:20 – 9:35 Senior officials from ministries and TRPNEP members will take part for the following activities

  • Group photo-taking
  • Exchange of appreciation tokens
Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
9:35 – 10:00 Keynote Speaker / Invited Speaker

Advancing Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction as Nature-based Solutions

Associate Prof. Naoya Furuta
Taisho University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
10:00 – 10:30 Booth Tour + Coffee Break
Note: Participants especially senior officials will take a tour to the booths of the participated universities and organizations during booth tour and coffee break.
Booth Tour in Grand Ballroom and Coffee Break at Foyer area outside Grand Ballroom
10:30 – 10:55 Keynote Speaker

Compact X-band radar network for severe storms observation.

Prof. Sassa Koji
Kochi University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
10:55 – 11:20 Keynote Speaker

Development and Operation Model of Plant-derived Soil Additives for Road Disaster Reduction on Problematic Soil: Introduction of MNGD in Ethiopia

Professor. Hideaki Yasuhara
Ehime University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
11:20 – 11:45 Keynote Speaker

Medicinal plant extracts for the potential of preventive medicines and reduction of patients

Prof. Hirotoshi Tamura
Kagawa University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
11:45 – 12:10 Keynote Speaker

Environmental Conservation in Myanmar

Presenter name will be announced

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
Afternoon and Evening Section
From 12:10 (12:10pm) to 13:10 (1:10pm)
12:10 – 13:10 Lunch – Buffet Lunch Elements Restaurant
Afternoon and Evening Section
From 13:10 (1:10pm) to 16:30 (4:30pm)
Venue: Grand Ballroom
Time Activity / Presentation Titles Presenter Name
01 – Prevention and Reduction of Natural Disasters
02 – Improvement on Urban Environmental Problems
03 – Environmental Preservation and Sustainable Development
 

We will hold major 3 topics sections’ the following presentations (together) in Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom.

13:10 – 13:15 Opening remarks by session leaders Professor Masayuki Sakakibara and
Professor Hideaki Yasuhara
13:15 –13:22 Volcanogenic Tsunami: Lesson Learned from Sector Collapse of Anak Krakatau Triggering Tsunami 2018 Mirzam Abdurrachman,
Bandung Institute of Technology
13:22 –13:29 Treatment of Aquaculture Wastewater Containing Antibiotics by Using Membrane Bioreactor Chart Chiemchaisr,
Kasetsart University
13:29 –13:36 Integrating Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) and Muskmelon (Cucumis Melo) to Foster Sustainable Aquaculture Nguyen Phuc Cam Tu,
Nong Lam University
13:36 –13:43 Bio-Eco-Geo-Medi-Socio (BEGMES)-Science Study of Environmental Pollution in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Area in Indonesia Masayuki Sakakibara,
RIHN and Ehime University
13:43 –13:50 Impact of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining Activity on Human Health in Gorontalo Province, Indonesia: A Perspective in Geomedical-science Sri Manovita Pateda,
State University of Gorontalo
13:50 –13:57 Assessment of the Performance of a Traditional Groundwater Treatment Plant in Technological University (HmawBi) Sandi April Maung
13:57 –14:04 Building Community Resilience Through Circular Economy and Waste Management Practices Zaw Myo Htet,
University of Mandalay
14:04 –14:11 The Development of Constructed Wetland for Treating Effluent Water from Textile Factory Ms. Hnin Ei Khin,
Pollution Control Division, Environmental Conservation Department, Mandalay
14:11 –14:18 Preliminary Studies of Environmental Assessment in Artisanal Small Gold Mining in Bunikasih Area, West Java Indonesia Idham Andri Kurniawan,
Bandung Institute of Technology
14:18 –14:25 Microplastic Pollution in the Marine Environment: a Need for Harmonized Monitoring Kou Ikejima,
Kochi University
14:25 –14:32 Rapid and Direct Visualization of Chloride ion Distribution on Concrete Surface by Novel NIR Imaging Spectroscopic System Kenji Wada,
Kagawa University
14:32 –14:39 Adaptation to the Environmental Change: Case Study of Thanbo Island, Ayeyarwaddy River Khin Ohnmar Htwe,
Myanmar Environmental Innovation Foundation, MEIF
14:39 –14:46 Smart Water Quality Monitoring System with LoRaWAN in IoT Environment Cho Zin Myint,
Myanmar Engineering Council
14:46 –14:53 Environmental Pollution in Inle lake Catchment, Myanmar Implications for Human Well-Being and Biodiversity Yu Wai Yan Thein Tan,
E Guard Environmental Services
14:53 –15:00 Development of Low Carbon Concrete Using Paper Sludge Ash and Some Industrial By-Products Naoki Kinoshita,
Ehime University
15:00 –15:07 Tidal Energy as a Sustainable Energy Source in Myanmar Nyein Zin Latt,
Myanmar Maritime University
15:07 –15:14 Development of Spectrally Selective Solar Power Absorber Material Via Powder Metallurgy Process Shaifulazuar Rozali,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya
15:14 –15:21 Solidification/Stabilization of F, B, As, Cr (VI) From Solid Wastes Using Metal Salt Inhibitors, Portland Cement and Crushed Stone Powder Xiaoxu Kuang,
RIHN
15:21 –16:15 Coffee Break and Poster Section
Note: During the coffee break, all participants can freely discuss, ask the question and answers with professors and presenters can introduce each other during poster section. 

Poster presenters are encouraged to stay at their poster places for discussion.

Coffee Break at
Foyer area outside Grand Ballroom
16:15 –16:30 Closing Ceremony and Closing Speech by

Professor Masayuki Sakakibara
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) and Ehime University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom
Afternoon and Evening Section
From 13:10 (1:10pm) to 16:30 (4:30pm)
Venue: Khatta Room
Time Activity / Presentation Titles Presenter Name
04 – National Security for Food and Health

We will hold National Security for Food and Health topic section in Khatta Room

13:10 – 13:15 Opening remarks by session leader Professor Masaaki Tokuda,
Kagawa University
13:15 – 13:30 Rare Sugars for Preventive and Therapeutic Usage for Non-communicable Diseases such as Diabetes, Obesity and Cancers Prof. Masaaki Tokuda,
Kagawa University
13:30 – 13:45 Effect of D-Allulose on Lowering Blood Glucose in Healthy Bruneian Adults: A Clinical Study Professor Fazean Idris,
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
13:45 – 14:00 Anti-Hyperglycemic Effect of Rice Husk Derived Xylooligosaccharides in Type 2 Diabetic Rat Model Prof. Narissara Lailerd,
Chiang Mai University
14:00 – 14:15 Overview of Herbal Researches at UBD: Challenges & Opportunities Prof. Nurolaini Kifli,
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
14:15 – 14:30 Health functions of Ishizuchi dark tea, kind of bacterial fermented tea Prof. Takuya Sugahara,
Ehime University
14:30 – 14:45 Chemopreventive Properties Of some most Famous Asian herbs Targeted On Cancer Metabolism and cancer metastasis Prof. Edy meiyanto,
Universitas Gadjah Mada
14:45 – 15:00 Purple rice modulates testosterone induced rat benign prostatic hyperplasia Prof. Teera Chewonarin,
Chiang Mai University
15:00 – 15:15 Comparative study about frailty among Thai and Japanese elderlies living in Chiang Mai, Thailand Prof. Takeshi Yoda,
Kawasaki University
15:15 -16:15 Coffee Break and Poster Section
Note: During the coffee break, all participants can freely discuss, ask the question and answers with professors and presenters can introduce each other during poster section. 

Poster presenters are encouraged to stay at their poster places for discussion.

Coffee Break at
Foyer area outside Grand Ballroom
16:15 –16:30 Closing Ceremony and Closing Speech by

Professor Masayuki Sakakibara
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) and Ehime University

Hilton Hotel
Grand Ballroom

Seminar Poster

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