Honorary Conference Chair
Prof. Cheng-I Wei
Department of Nutrition & Food Science
University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Tzong-Ru Lee
Department of Marketing
National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Local Conference Chair
Prof. Hironori Higashide
Graduate School of Business and Finance
Waseda University Business School, Japan
Vice Conference Chair
Prof. Chih-Cheng Lin
Dept. Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical,
Dept. Food Science
Yuanpei University of Medical Technology, Taiwan
Conference Executive Director
Local Conference Executive Director
Prof. Katsushi Yamaguchi
IAAS serves as an international platform for academicians, researchers, industry players and policymakers in the fields of agro-technology, sustainability, food technology, innovation, management and economics to communicate and interact for the advancement of research, instruction, trade promotion, and policy development.iaas.org.sg/@company
Waseda Business School (WBS) aims to support those who aspire to a step-up in their career and those who plan to start a new career by studying at a business school. Our society today is undergoing rapid change. The world is globalizing, new technologies are appearing successively, and the market is changing. In order to survive in the global competitive environment, management knowledge of a global standard is essential. We need to acquire the capacity to solve problems – to identify the essence of the problem, to find a solution to it, and to implement the solution – and develop practical skills to tackle the problems for which our experience so far is not applicable. WBS is the best place to acquire management knowledge, problem-solving capability, the capacity to act, and leadership skills.www.waseda.jp/fcom/wbs/en@company
The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) was established in 1990. It is a membership-based, apolitical, multi-stakeholder, and inter-governmental regional organization. As an important intermediary in the region, it is bridging national, regional and global stakeholders to bring about collective change in agri-food systems of Asia-Pacific.
APAARI’s wide network of members and partners comprises of national agricultural research institutes (NARIs) and national agricultural research organizations (NAROs), international agricultural research centres, higher education institutions, civil society (farmers’ organizations – FOs and non-governmental organizations – NGOs), international development organizations and the private sector. The close links and collaboration with these stakeholders are instrumental in strengthening agri-food research and innovation systems towards more sustainable development in Asia-Pacific region.
The Watami Group Mission "Creating a better environment for improving the humanity of humankind on earth and providing a better opportunity". The Watami Group develops various social contribution-type businesses as a group and aims to continue to gain gratitude and trust from stakeholders.
In agriculture: to circulate life and develop organic farming in order to protect the food safety and security of the future and the environment. In environment:To contribute to the creation of a sustainable sound material-cycle society by effectively utilizing limited resources.
The Watami Group sets voluntary activity goals based on its philosophy, and deepens the content toward the creation of new value and the realization of a sustainable society. A company is not just a profit-seeking organization, but a social existence as a corporate citizen, and we believe that its existence and continuity will be ensured by continuing to fulfill its mission (responsibility) as a member of society.
Yuanpei University of Medical Technology (YUMT) was the first higher education institution in Taiwan to specialise in the fìeld of medical technology and is currently one of the leading universities in healthcare education. YUMT prepares students with best practice knowledge and hands-on practice and provides internship or practicum opportunities in industry or in medical institutions around the globe. Based on survey results, Yuanpei is taking the lead in fìelds of life sciences, bio-resources and healthcare professional training.eng.ypu.edu.tw/@company
The Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) in the National University of Singapore (NUS) has a history dated back to 1999 when the then Food Science and Technology Programme was established under the Faculty of Science. It offered Singapore’s first degree programme in food science and technology. Equipped with modern labs and facilities and with due support from various departments of the University, the FST courses are amongst the popular ones in NUS.www.fst.nus.edu.sg/@company
The Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Sciences is a special-class public science and technology non-business unit directly under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, with functions of scientific research, technology transfer, consulting, and translation services. services, international cooperation and postgraduate training in the fields of agriculture and rural areas to serve the State management requirements of the Ministry.vaas.org.vn@company
National Pingtung University of Science and Technology offers an excellent opportunity for students to study a wide range of subjects with well developed departments and graduate institutes in four academic colleges including Agriculture, Engineering, Management, and Humanities and Social Sciences. In order to integrate theory with hands-on learning opportunities, NPUST has well equipped teaching and practice facilities, a library comprising over 300,000 volumes of books, access to various electronic databases and audio-video facilities, and optical fiber and wireless internet network connectivity to every corner on campus. The university also houses the NationalBotanical Garden , the Center for Wildlife Conservation and Management, the Art and Culture Industry Innovation and IncubationCenter , various exhibition farms, specimen collection centers, and a large, well equipped gymnasium. NPUST is an excellent place that provides a comprehensive teaching-learning community for our faculty and students.en.npust.edu.tw/@company
“Khon Kaen Business School (KKBS) will be recognized as the distinguished school of business administration and accountancy, driven by international standards of excellence to enable the success of our students, faculty, staff, and the community”kkbs.kku.ac.th/web/@company
The Government's decision to establish Sultan Zainal Abidin University has been a milestone in the development of the country's public education institutions and is a pride of the people of Terengganu and the Malaysian community as a whole. The establishment of Faculty of Bioresources and Food Industry is designed to produce professional human resources in agriculture for the continuation of the food supply in Malaysia. Application of science and technology in agriculture is identified as a cause for increasing in meeting the country's food security. Due on parallel effort, the faculty was actively conducted three core functionality of teaching, research and service to the community for development.agrotechnology.unisza.edu.my/index.php?lang=en@company
The Desert Research Center is the oldest and one of the first research center in Egypt. The Desert Research Center aims to explore the natural resources in the Egyptian desert, and to lay down plans to invest these resources to achieve sustainable development in order to preserve the rights of future generations.drc.gov.eg/?fbclid=IwAR1OHzkTEWCaV5obOOgiFRS7aEbJRMMbF80VQrhQPlYdJGeFrZf2-Q2k3bA@company
The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. Future innovation is about seeking, utilizing and applying new knowledge. The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness. Founded in 1958, our research and education community is 13 000 students and 2900 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. The eight faculties and many specialized research units of the University of Oulu create the foundation for multiscientific research, innovation and training of experts for demanding professional tasks.www.oulu.fi/en@company
The Royal University of Bhutan was launched on 2nd June 2003 to provide tertiary education in Bhutan. The Royal Charter and the Statutes provide the legal instruments for the University. The overall rationale of the University as set out in the Royal Charter and Statutes is the "dissemination of knowledge and the advancement of learning through a balanced, well regulated and sound tertiary education system for the economic and cultural development of the Kingdom of Bhutan and to promote the cultural enrichment, personal development and well being of our people."www.rub.edu.bt/index.php/en/@company
The College of Natural Resources (CNR), located in Lobesa about 2 hours drive from the capital city Thimphu, is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It was established in 1992 with the aim to promote economic development and nature conservation in the country. CNR’s vision is to generate knowledge through research in Natural Resource Management, Rural Development and Environmental Science and become a dynamic, internationally recognized and reputed centre of learning that will contribute to sustainable development of the nation and the region through leadership in education, research and professional services.www.cnr.edu.bt/@company
The Warsaw University of Life Sciences is the best natural and agricultural university in Poland, as well as a dynamically developing academic center with recognition at home and abroad. We cooperate with many Polish and foreign universities and economic operators, implementing prestigious research and teaching topics in which our students also take an active part.www.sggw.edu.pl/en/@company
The carabao has always been the symbol of the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU). The carabao is resilient even through the ages, synonymous to actions and sustained accomplishments - that is TAU through the years. It is always good to go back to memory lane and learn how the University has weathered storms before reaching its present status.www.tau.edu.ph@company
Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (HICAST) was found in 2000, and thrives with sound academic practices between its teachers, students along with other stake holders by interacting with real life situations in the class rooms, in the community, on the farms and at the teaching/research laboratory benches followed by intensive internship period in the field. “Agricultural revolution through quality education”. HICAST has a very rich collective of highly qualified and experienced faculties with national and international reputation. The college uses interactive and practical action oriented learning approaches.hicast.edu.np/@company
Maejo University (MJU.) in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand, is the oldest agricultural institution in the country. Founded in 1934 as the Northern Agricultural Teachers Training School, it was restructured and renamed several times until it gained the status of a full-fledged public university in 1996 and since then has been known as Maejo University.
Maejo University main campus at Chiang Mai is composed of the faculties of Business, Economics, Liberal Arts, Tourism Development, Information Technology, Fisheries Technology and Aquatic Resources, Animal Sciences and Technology, Renewable Energy, Administrative, Landscape and Environmental Design, Agricultural Production, Science, and Engineering and Agro-Industry. In addition to these, the university has two smaller campuses in Phrae and Chumphon.
An- Najah National University (ANNU) is a Palestinian non-governmental public university governed by a board of trustees. It is located in West Bank and it is the largest Palestinian university. The university has 23,000 students and 300 professors in 12 faculties. The university is dedicated to promoting understanding, providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education, and serving as a leader in scientific research. An-Najah acts as a base for sustainable development by encouraging students and the University community to assume leadership roles and to participate in serving societywww.najah.edu/en/home/@company
"Walnut and Other Nut Fruit Growers Association of India (WANGAI) was registered on 31st Jan 2013 having received clearance from Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India & Ministry of Consumer affairs, for the promotion of nuts in the country. The major emphasis at present is to bring awareness to the farmers about the benefits of walnut and other nut crops in terms of nutrition and income generation and for the ecology. The WANGAI try to solve the major crisis of unavailability of planting material of Walnut & other Nut crops.wangai.co.in@company
Andalas University seeks to build student character to produce graduates who are globally competitive and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The character in question is formulated in the Andalasian character which has 4 elements, namely: SPIRITUAL, SCIENCE, CHARITY, and SOCIAL.
SPIRITUAL is the core of education at Andalas University which will produce religious graduates who will have knowledge, charity and social skills that will color every aspect of attitude, behavior in thinking, acting or acting in the tri dharma activities of higher education (Education, Research and Community Service).
The College of Environmental Studies was established in 2009 by merging five environment-related graduate institutes — Natural Resources and Management, Environmental Policy, Ecological and Environmental Education, Earth Science, and Biological Resources and Technology. There are one single department (Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies) and one master's program which is named Master of Humanity and Environmental Science under the College, whereas the emphasis is on interdisciplinary collaborative approach in solving environmental issues.ces.ndhu.edu.tw/index.php?Lang=en@company
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (NKUST) was established on February 1, 2018, by the merger of three universities: National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, and National Kaohsiung Marine University, becoming the largest technological university in Taiwan. As a technology university, NKUST has incorporated the strengths of the three former universities -- strong connections with industries, innovation and entrepreneurship, and ocean technology – into the new university and realized synergies through integrating complementary resources and functions.
As the result of the merger, NKUST not only incorporates the strengths of the three universities—strong connections with industries, innovation and entrepreneurship, and ocean technologies—into the new university, but it also has great advantages in the aspects of vast campuses, strong human resources, complementary resources, and diverse cultural assets, which makes a lively and vigorous academic community and learning environment for students. With the merger, the university hopes to integrate all the resources and to cultivate more excellent technological professionals, and lead the business and industry development in southern Taiwan.
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology was established in 1994 (until 2014 it was named Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology). From the very beginning of its existence it has paid attention to high quality of education of specialists able to work in areas of computer technology which are important for the development of Poland.
The Academy offers bachelor's and master's degrees in four departments: computer science, graphic design, information management, interior design, cultural studies. Studies on the first three faculties are also conducted in English. The main seat of PJATK is located in Warsaw. It also has a branch faculty in Gdansk and a Research and Development Centre in Bytom.
Nong Lam University – Ho Chi Minh City (NLU), located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was founded in 1955. NLU has a 118-hectare main campus and 2 sub-campuses. After 65 years of establishment, from a university with a few majors at the beginning, NLU has developed into a multi-disciplinary University. NLU currently has 62 undergraduate programmes, 16 master’s programmes, and 12 doctoral programmes with 14 faculties/departments; 09 centers and one research institute. NLU has enrolled around 20,000 students and employed 792 teaching and support staff. NLU has established strong relationships with more than 140 Universities, Research Institutes and NGOs from the US, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, and lots of universities in ASEAN countries through exchange education programmes and collaboration research projects.en.hcmuaf.edu.vn/@company
College of Management aims to cultivate talent equipped with managerial profession, creative thinking, business ethics, global visions and devotion to service. We provide bachelor, master and Ph.D. degree programs. With diverse departments and graduate programs, outstanding faculty, complete facilities, we build the environment suitable for teaching, research and learning. Besides, we have been keeping close interaction with the enterprises and industry for student’s smooth career development. On the other hand, we spare no effort to broaden horizons of faculty and students, strengthen relationship with institutions outside school so as to cultivate talents needed for current globalization development.dweb.cjcu.edu.tw/com?lang=en@company
Thammasat Business School has proved the quality of education in accounting and business administration with vision to aim at being a Thailand’s Best Business School Model by has been accredited by AMBA (Association of MBAs), the world class accreditation from the United Kingdom which accredited only the graduates’ curriculum in MBA. This made us the first and only triple crown business school in Thailand.www.tbs.tu.ac.th/en/@company
The University of Vaasa is a multidisciplinary, business-oriented university in Vaasa, Finland. The campus of the university is situated by the Gulf of Bothnia adjacent to downtown Vaasa. The university has evolved from a school of economics founded in 1968 to a university consisting of four different schools: The School of Accounting and Finance, The School of Management, The School of Marketing and Communications and the School of Technology and Innovations. University of Vaasa is one of the largest business universities in Finland. The university has personnel of around 500 which includes a teaching staff of 180 and 54 professors. Around 5000 students are currently studying in various degree programs at the university.www.uwasa.fi/en@company
The College of Law and Politics, including one department and three graduate institutes, originally belonged to the College of Social Science and Management. In August 2011, the College of Social Science and Management was renamed the College of Management, which was approved by the Ministry of Education. Afterwards, the College of Law and Politics set up.clp.nchu.edu.tw/en/index.php@company