Welcome to the International Scientific Conference!

On the occasion of strengthening the collaboration among the Nong Lam University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the University of Queensland, Australia, and the Okayama University, Japan, we will co-organize the international conference under the theme “Sustainable Agriculture and Environment” to accomplish the SDGs of United Nations. It is our great pleasure to invite scientists, post-docs and students, technicians, businessmen, farmers and managers from the ASEAN Community and from other countries around the world to attend the conference. We will provide an excellent forum for knowledge exchanges and productive discussions of your most outstanding works with scientists.

Tentative conference date:

December 13 - 15, 2018.

Venue:

Nong Lam University-Ho Chi Minh City, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

Conference language:

English

Chair of the Conference:

Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hay
President of Nong Lam University - Ho Chi Minh City

Scientific sessions

Sustainable agricultural production

- Institutional sustainable food procurement
- Biologically integrated farming systems
- Food waste management
- Organic farming
- Soil nutrient management
- Sustainable postharvest management practices
- Veterinary public health/disease control & prevention
- Livestock production
- Fisheries and aquaculture production
- Agroecosystems and food systems
- Animal welfare

Food safety and food security

Global food safety and security, Foodborne pathogens, Food poisoning, Food quality, Food supply security, Traceability, Food preservation and processing, Hazard detection and other relevant topics.

Natural resources and current environmental issues

Natural resource exploitation;Renewable resources; Resources (soil, water, fertilizer...) for agricultural production; Wastes from agricultural production and minimization/prevention; Pollution in agricultural production; and Climate change and adaptation/mitigation in agriculture.

Agricultural and Bio System Engineering

Biosensors; Bio-energy; Controlled-environment agriculture; Food processing engineering; Agricultural engineering (machinery, irrigation, storage, water quality, water quantity, and water recycle; Post-harvest and Environment Engineering; Soil and Water Resources); Agricultural informatics; Mechanization and Automation; and Renewable Energy (Biomass energy, Solar energy, wind energy, tide energy and so on).

Your abstract(s) should be submitted to the organizing committee via email at sae2018@hcmuaf.edu.vn before August 31, 2018.

Organizing committee


Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hay, President, Nong Lam University – Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

1. Dr. Bui Ngoc Hung, Head, Post Graduate Office
2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Phu Hoa, Head, Scientific Research Management Office
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tri Quang Hung, Deputy Head, Scientific Research Management Office
4. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Tai Huan, Dean, Faculty of Food Science and Technology
5. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Huy Bich, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
6. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Ngai, Dean, Faculty of Economics
7. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quoc Tuan, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources
8. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Dinh Don, Director, Research Institute for Biotechnology and Environment
9. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tat Toan, Dean, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine
10. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Nhu Tri, Dean, Faculty of Fisheries
11. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Truong Vinh, Head, Department of Chemical Engineer and Processing

12. Dr. Vo Thai Dan, Dean, Faculty of Agronomy
13. Dr. Pham Van Tinh, Dean, Faculty of Information and Technology
14. Dr. Nguyen Thi Mai, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences
15. Dr. La Vinh Hai Ha, Vice Dean, Faculty of Forestry
16. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Thuy, Head, International Relations Office
17. Dr. Tang Kim Hong, Director, Center for Forestry Research and Technology
18. Dao Duc Tuyen, Dean, Faculty of Foreign Language and Pedagogy
19. Bui Van Hai, MSc, Subsitute Dean, Faculty of Land and Real Estate Administration
20. Nguyen Van Minh, Head, Planning and Financing Office
21. Le Quang Giang, MSc, Head, Facility Management Office
22. Hiroaki FUNAHASHI, Dean, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University
23. Morihiro MAEDA, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University

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Venue and accommodation

If you are coming to Ho Chi Minh City by plane, you will arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. You will then need to make your way to conference venue. You can go to Nong Lam University by bus. It takes around 90 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. You take No. 152 air-con airport bus to Ben Thanh Market and then take bus No. 93 to Nong Lam University.
_ Working Time : 06:00 ~ 18:30.
_ Running Frequency : Every 25 or 50 minutes.
_ Bus Stop : Airport Bus Stop on the 1st Floor of Airport.
_ Ticket price is 6.000 VND (approx. US$ 0.3).
_ Terminal stop - Ben Thanh Market (Center of Ho Chi Minh city, Bus 152), Ben Thanh Market – Nong Lam University (Bus 93).
The routes are not shortest path distances but they are convenient for you. You can visit the website http://buyttphcm.com.vn/en-us/RouteFinding to get more information.
Alternatively, you can take taxi. Taxis from the airport to the city center take 30 minutes and cost US$ 15-20. (Vinasun Taxi - Phone: +848 38 27 27 27 27; Mai Linh Taxi - Phone: +848 38 38 38 38). You also take a GrabTaxi to city centre or the conference venue.
The conference will be held at the campus of Nong Lam University (Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). You might want to look for hotels located in Thu Duc District. Alternatively, you could browse the links below to find a hotel that suits for you.

Hotels

Visa information

Please reference the below link and directly contact to the Vietnam embassy in your country. http://www.projectvisa.com/visainformation/Vietnam

Invitation Letter

If you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, the organizers will be pleased to provide you with one. Delegates requiring visas should request an invitation letter from the organizers after the registration confirmation for the event. Delegates are then responsible for contacting the relevant/appropriate embassy themselves.
Required documents for the invitation letter:
_ Registration confirm.
_ Passport copy.

SAE 2018