Location:A201, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Objective: Figure out the possible solution for the ABS implementation in the field of microbiology,
focus on the information tools to promote the procedure.

  Monday, 1st September
9:00 

12:00

  Welcome remarks by Juncai Ma.

  Session 1: Principles and mechanisms for the microbial resources transfer under NP, Chaired by:
   Lyle Glowka .

  
  Consideration of CBD & NP’s implementation in Microbiology — Geoff Burton.

  ABS policy and regulations in China —Dayuan Xue.

  Discussion

12:00

13:30

  Lunch

13:30 

17:00

  Session 2: Recommendations or code of conduct for the ABS implementation, TRUST and NIEMA,
  Chaired by Chris Lyal.

  
  A microbiologist's view on the CBD & NP — Philippe Desmeth  .

  
  Introduction of NIEMA- Funabiki-rie.

  
   Management system of National biological resource in Korea-Jin TaeEun.

  Discussion

 

 Tuesday, 2nd September
9:00 

12:00


  Session 3: Information tools and suggested solution for the information workflow,
  Chaired by Geoff Burton.

  
   The Access and Benefit Clearing House – Chris Lyal.

  
  WDCM information system for global strain transfer – Linhuan Wu.

  The ABS Clearing House and collections – possible workflows - Chris Lyal.

  Discussion

12:00

13:30

  Lunch

13:30 

17:00

  Session 4: Conclusion and report by Philippe Desmeth & Juncai Ma

  Topic1 : Principles and mechanisms for the microbial resources transfer under NP, Organized
  by Lyle GLOWKA and Geoff Burton.

  Topic2: Recommendations or code of conduct for the ABS implementation, Organized
   by Philippe Desmeth and Ando

  Topic3:Information tools and suggested solution for the information workflow, Organized
  by Chris Lyal and Juncai Ma.

  Topic4: Connecting to ABS CHM, national focal point and culture collections, Organized
  by Geoff Burton and Chris Lyal.

  Closing remarks

 

   Participants
   1.Dr. Philippe Desmeth, Belgian Science Policy Office, Belgium.
   2.Dr. Geoff Burton, The United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU IAS), Australia.
   3.Dr. Christopher H. C. Lyal, The Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, U.K.
   4.Dr. Lyle Glowka, Convention on Migratory Species, Abu Dhabi Office , United Arab Emirates.
   5.Dr. Katsuhiko Ando, The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), Japan.
   6.Dr. TaeEun Jin, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology (KRIBB), Korea.
   7.Ms. Rie Funabiki, The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), Japan.
   8.Dr. Torsten Juelich, Guest Lecturer, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, China.
   9. Dr. Lei Cai, Director of Biodiversity Protection Office, Department of Nature and ecology Conservation, Ministry of
       Environment Protection of People’s republic of China.
   10. Dr. Bin Liu, Director of Biotechnology, Bureau of Science & Technology for Development Chinese Academy of Sciences.
   11. Prof. Dayuan Xue, College of life and Environmental Sciences, Minzu University of China.
   12. Prof. Juncai Ma, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), China.
   13. Prof. Yuguang Zhou, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), China.
   14. Dr. Linhuan Wu, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), China.
   15. Ms. Jianyuan Zhang, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), China.

Group Photos For The Forth Symposium of World Data Center for Microorganisms