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The International Symposium on Arboriculture in the Tropics (ISATrop) 2017

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Botani Square Building Lt. 2, Jl. Pajajaran Raya

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Bogor, west java 16127

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INTRODUCTION

Trees are an important part of urban landscape. Therefore, community awareness and involvement of trees is very helpful for human safety and saving the existence of trees. In addition, the sustainability of research management on trees in urban or residential areas requires good governance, which is closely related to regulatory aspects, stakeholder participation and arboriculture development. With the implementation of The International Symposium on Arboriculture in the Tropics: Securing ecosystem functions in urban landscape is expected to collect information as well as strengthen the commitment of various stakeholders about the importance of the role of trees in urban ecosystems in order to support the realization of environmentally friendly cities in the Tropics.The International Symposium on Arboriculture in the Tropicswill be held on 21 November2017 at IPB International Convention Center, Bogor, Indonesia. A total of 200 participants are expected to attend this event.

The expected output from the implementation of this international symposium is intertwined networking between parties in the field of arboriculture resulting in national and international cooperation beneficial to Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and the Indonesian Arboriculture Community(MasyarakatArborikultur Indonesia). In addition, the proceedings of this international symposium will be published in an international proceeding that is useful for writers and readers.

OBJECTIVE

The International Symposium on Arboriculture in the Tropicsaims to gather information as well as strengthen the commitment of various stakeholders about the importance of tree roles in urban ecosystems in order to support the realization of environmentally friendly cities in the Tropics.

ACTIVITIES

Important Date for Submission Paper

Abstract submission deadline : 31 August 2017

Abstract acceptance announcement : 31 September 2017

Full paper submission deadline : 31 October 2017

ISATrop 2017 : 21 November 2017


Oral and Poster Presentation

Oral Presentation Sessions will be held into 2 (two) parallel sessions with each serving 20 papers (20 x 15 minutes = 5 hours). The symposium topics for oral and poster presentation are:

1. Ecosystem Functions in Tropical Urban Landscapes

  • Urban Biodiversity
  • Climate Regulation
  • Urban Socio-ecological System
  • ICT in Green City
  • Urban Pollution and Mitigation

2. Evaluation and Technology for Monitoring

  • Tropical Urban Landscapes
  • Urban tree health
  • Urban tree risk assessment


EXPECTED OUTPUT

The output of this international symposium is the implementation of this event well so intertwined networking between parties in the field of arboriculture, so it canestablish international cooperation that is beneficial to the IPB and the Indonesian Arboriculture Community (MasyarakatArborikultur Indonesia). In addition, the proceedings of this international symposium will be published in an international proceeding that is useful for writers and readers.

PARTICIPANTS

This international symposium will has about 80 participants, which includes keynote speakers, invited, oral presenters and posters coming from various government institutions, universities, organizations and NGOs both at domestic and abroad. While 100 non-presenter participants and 20 non-presenting steering committee and organizing committee are estimated to attend this symposium, so that there are an estimated 200 people will be attend this international symposium.

SCHEDULE

The symposium will be held on 21 November 2017 at IPB International Convention Center, Bogor, Indonesia. Schedule of symposium is illustrated in picture below :

08.00-09.00 Registration

09.00-09.30 Opening ceremony

09.30-09.45 Keynote Speaker: General Director of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoE&F) Indonesia

09.45-10.00 Invited Speaker : Prof Dr Ainuddin Nuruddin (Malaysian Society Of Arborist/ Persatuan Arborist Malaysia)

10.00-10.30 Discussion

10.30-12.00 Parallel Session I

  • The Ecosystem Function in Urban Landscapes in Tropics
  • Evaluation/Technology of Ecosystem in Urban Landscapes in Tropics

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-16.30 Parallel Session II

  • The Ecosystem Function in Urban Landscapes in Tropics
  • Evaluation/Technology of Ecosystem in Urban Landscapes in Tropics

16.30-16.45 Coffee Break

16.45-17.00 Discussion & Summary

17.00-17.10 Closing Ceremony

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Botani Square Building Lt. 2, Jl. Pajajaran Raya

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Bogor, west java 16127

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