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APRSAF-16

The 16th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-16) Bangkok, Thailand, 26-29 January 2010

Program

16th Session of the Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-16)

~ Main Theme / Space Applications : Contributions towards Human Safety and Security ~
26-29 January 2010
Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

<Day 1> 26 January
[Registration : 08:30-10:00]
[Working Group Session : 9:30/10:00-16:00/17:00/17:30]
  Start 10:00 End 16:00 Start 10:00 End 17:00 Start 9:30 End 17:30 Start 10:00 End 16:00
10:00-12:30

[Co-chairs]

Dr. Takashi Moriyama Fellow, Earth Observation Research Center, JAXA

Dr. Darasri Dowreang Acting Executive Director, GISTDA

[Co-chairs]

Mr. Hiroki Kohhata Senior Engineer, Satellite Applications and Promotion Center, JAXA

Dr. Arnon Tubtiang Senior Executive Vice President of Core Network, Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT)

[Co-chairs]

Dr. Takashi Kubota Professor, Department of Spacecraft Engineering, JAXA

Dr.Surachai Ratanasermpong Deputy Executive Director, GISTDA

[Co-chairs]

Mr. Tetsuo Tanaka Director, Space Environment Utilization Center, JAXA

Dr. Saran Poshyachinda Deputy Director, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)

12:30-13:30
Lunch : hosted by GISTDA
13:30-16:00
A. Earth Observation W.G.
B. Communication Satellite Applications W.G.
C. Space Education & Awareness W.G.
D. Space Environment Utilization W.G.
17:45
Bus departure for Opening Reception
Depart from the lobby of Sofitel Centara Grand Hotel
18:30-19:30
Opening Reception for Imagineering Center: hosted by GISTDA / THAILAND
<Day 2> 27 January
[Registration : 09:00-09:30]
[Working Group Session : 09:30-16:00]
09:30-12:30

[Co-chairs]

Dr. Takashi Moriyama Fellow, Earth Observation Research Center, JAXA

Dr. Darasri Dowreang Acting Executive Director, GISTDA

[Co-chairs]

Mr. Hiroki Kohhata Senior Engineer, Satellite Applications and Promotion Center, JAXA

Dr. Arnon Tubtiang Senior Executive Vice President of Core Network, Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT)

[Co-chairs]

Dr. Takashi Kubota Professor, Department of Spacecraft Engineering, JAXA

Dr.Surachai Ratanasermpong Deputy Executive Director, GISTDA

[Co-chairs]

Mr. Tetsuo Tanaka Director, Space Environment Utilization Center, JAXA

Dr. Saran Poshyachinda Deputy Director, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)

9:50-10:20
Space Applications for Emerging Infectious Diseases (ASEAN CISCAI) (EO WG and CSA WG Joint Session)
12:30-13:30
Lunch : hosted by GISTDA
13:30-16:00
A. Earth Observation W.G.
B. Communication Satellite Applications W.G.
C. Space Education & Awareness W.G.
D. Space Environment Utilization W.G.
18:30-20:00
Reception : hosted by MEXT/JAPAN @VIBHAVADEE BALLROOM-C
<Day 3> 28 January

General Co-Chairs
Thailand:Mr. Sirichai Keinmeesuke, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
Japan:Dr. Tetsuhiko Ikegami, Chairman, Space Activities Commission (SAC) / (MEXT)

[Registration : 08:00-08:45]
[Plenary Session : 09:00-12:00]
Time Title Speaker
09:00-09:15
Opening remarks
Dr. Khunying Kalaya Sophonpanich
Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) THAILAND
Dr. Tetsuhiko Ikegami
Chairman, Space Activities Commission (SAC) / (MEXT) JAPAN
09:15-09:25
Key note addresses by co-host organizations
09:25-09:35
Mr. Hitoshi Goto
Vice Minister, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) JAPAN
09:35-10:05
Photo Session / Coffee Break
10:05-10:15
Special speech
Mr. Shigeru Mochida
Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
10:15-10:30
Summary of APRSAF-15
10:30-10:45
Country reports
10:45-11:00
11:00-11:15
11:15-11:30
11:30-11:45
11:45-12:00
12:00-13:00
Lunch : hosted by GISTDA
<Day 3> 28 January
[Plenary Session : 13:00-17:30]
Time Title Speaker
13:00-13:15
Country reports
13:15-13:30
13:30-13:45
13:45-14:00
Coffee Break
14:00-17:30  Report Sessions
14:00-16:00
Sentinel Asia: Disaster Management Support System in the Asia-Pacific Region
1. Overrall status of Sentinel Asia Step 2
by Mr. Kaku, JPT Secretariat
2. Summary of JPTM SA-2
by Ms. Ratih Dewanti, LAPAN
3. ADRC's role in Sentinel Asia
by Mr Koresawa, ADRC
4. Report on Sentinel Asia Emergency Observation in Vietnam / image by Mr Tran Tuan Ngoc, Vietnam national Remote Sensing Centre
5. The use of Sentinel Asia in the Philippines
by Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., PHIVOLCS
16:00-16:45
STAR: Satellite Technology for the Asia-Pacific Region
1. Progress report and Future plan
by Mr Tsuji, JAXA
3. Wrap-up of STAR Program session
by Mr Tsuji, JAXA
16:45-17:30
SAFE: Space Applications For Environment
1. The Overview of SAFE activities
by Dr. Moriyama, EORC, JAXA
2. Success Story in Vietnam
by Prof. Takeuchi, IIS, University of Tokyo
3. Announcement of 2nd SAFE WS
by Mr. Bandula. Sri Lanka
17:45
Bus departure for Reception
Depart from the lobby of Sofitel Centara Grand Hotel
19:00-21:00
River Cruise Reception: hosted by GISTDA / THAILAND
<Day 4> 29 January
[Closing Plenary : 09:00-12:10]
Time Title Speaker
09:00-09:10
Special remark
09:10-09:25
Speeches by international organizations
09:25-09:40
09:40-09:55
Special speech
09:55-10:10
Summary reports of WGs
Earth Observation WG
by Dr. Takashi Moriyama, JAXA
Dr. Darasri Dowreang, GISTDA

10:10-10:25
Communication Satellite Applications WG
by Mr. Hiroki Kohata, JAXA
10:25-10:40
10:40-10:55
Space Environment Utilization WG
by Mr. Tetsuo Tanaka, JAXA
10:55-11:10
Coffee Break
11:10-11:50
Adoption of Recommendations of APRSAF-16
11:50-12:00
Announcement of APRSAF-17
12:00-12:10
Closing remarks
Mr. Sirichai Keinmeesuke Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) THAILAND
Dr. Tetsuhiko Ikegami Chairman, Space Activities Commission (SAC) / (MEXT) JAPAN
12:10-12:50
Lunch : hosted by GISTDA
13:00
Bus departure for Optional tour
Depart from the lobby of Sofitel Centara Grand Hotel
13:00-17:00
Optional tour

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