Sri Lanka National Workshop

BINASIA - National Workshop

6 -7 April, 2005
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Programme

06 April 2005
 
Inauguration
09.00 – 09.30 hrs.
Registration
09.30 – 09.35 hrs.
Welcome address
Prof. S. Fernando
Chairperson, NSF
09.35 – 09.45 hrs.
Inaugural Address
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon
Director, APCTT
09.45 – 10.10 hrs.
Key-Note Address
Prof. Tissa Vitarana
Hon. Minister,
Science & Technology
10.10 – 10.20 hrs.
Introduction to the Workshop
Mr. N. Srinivasan
BINASIA Co-ordinator, APCTT
Presentation
10.20 – 10.40 hrs.
Introduction to the BINASIA project
Dr Sang Ki Rhee
BINASIA Project Co-ordinator
KRIBB and Director General, ITEP
Presentation
10.40 – 10.45 hrs.
Vote of Thanks
Mr. N. Srinivasan
BINASIA Co-ordinator, APCTT
10.45 – 11.00 hrs.
Tea/Coffee break
Session I
Role of Government in the development and transfer of biotechnology
Chairman:
Prof. S. Fernando
Co-Chairman:
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon
11.00 – 11.20 hrs.
Initiatives for the Development and Promotion of Biotechnology
Dr M. C. N. Jayasuriya
Director, NASTEC
Presentation
11.20 – 11.40 hrs.
Biosafety Policy
Prof. Athula Perera
Project Coordinator
NBDFP, Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources
Presentation
11.40 – 12.00 hrs.
Developing Bioethics
Prof. Ranjan Ramasamy
Presentation
12.00 – 12.30 hrs.
Discussion
12.30 – 13.30 hrs.
Lunch
Session II
Biotechnology Development: Opportunities and Challenges
Chairman:
Dr. M. C. N. Jayasuriya
Co-Chairman:
Dr. Sang Ki Rhee
13.30 – 15.15 hrs.
Country Presentations
13.30 – 13.50 hrs.
India - Mr. U.N. Behera
Presentation
13.50 – 14.10 hrs.
Thailand - Dr. Namchai Chewawiwat
Presentation
14.10 – 14.30 hrs.
China - Dr. Yinhong ZHAO
Presentation
14.30 – 14.50 hrs.
Korea - Dr Sang Ki Rhee
Presentation
14.50 – 15.15 hrs.
Sri Lanka – Dr. P. Amerasinghe
Presentation
15.15 – 15.30 hrs.
Coffee/Tea break
15.30 – 17.00 hrs.
Panel Discussion
Moderator – Prof. H. P. M. Gunasena
Panelists:
Dr Sang Ki Rhee
Mr. N. Srinivasan
Dr P. Amerasinghe
Dr. K. Fernando
Presentation
Prof. S. Widanapathirana
Presentation
17.00 – 17.20 hrs.
KRIBB's experiences on International Cooperation and Technology transfer
Mr. Kangwon Lee, KRIBB
17.20 – 17.40 hrs.
Role of BINASIA in international cooperation
Mr. N. Srinivasan, BINASIA Co-ordinator, APCTT
Presentation
17.40 – 18.00 hrs.
Discussions
07 April 2005
Session III
Technology Transfer and Innovation Management
Chairman:
Eng. J. Ranatunga
Co-Chairman:
Mr. N. Srinivasan
09.00 – 09.30 hrs.
Technology transfer - Role of APCTT
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon, Director, APCTT
09.30 – 10.00 hrs.
Technology Transfer – A case study from the University
Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama
University of Colombo
Presentation
10.00 – 10.30 hrs.
Technology Transfer – A case study from the service industry
Dr. Maya Gunasekera
Genetech
Presentation
10.30 – 10.45 hrs.
Tea/Coffee break
10.45 – 11.15 hrs.
IPR issues related to Biotechnology
Dr. T. M. Karunaratne
Director General,
National Intellectual Property Office
11.15 – 11.45 hrs.
Demonstration of pilot version of BINASIA website
Mr. N. Srinivasan
BINASIA Project Co-ordinator, APCTT
11.45 – 12.15 hrs.
Discussion
12.15 – 12.45 hrs.
Closing Remarks
12.45 – 14.00 hrs.
Lunch
14.00 hrs.
Field Trip