VIV Asia 2013

Report from FAVA-VIV ASIA 2013 SEMINAR
“Holistic Approaches to Livestock Industry in ASEAN Chapter”
March 13, 2013, 1.00-4.00 PM
Room GH 203, BITEC Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

1.00-1.20 pm Opening Remarks
Dr. Johnson Chiang, President of FAVA
Mr. Gerard Leeuwenburgh, Managing Director VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.
1.30-3.30 pm “Holistic Approaches to Livestock Industry in ASEAN Chapter”


Mr.Phanpob Plangprayoon Director of ASEAN division III, Department of ASEAN Affair , Ministry of Foreign affairs, Thailand
Dr. Tritsadee Chaosuancharoen Director General of Department of Livestock Development (DLD), Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative, Thailand
Dr. Wantanee Kalpravidh Regional Co-ordinator, Emergency Center
for Transboundary Animal Diseases, Food and Agriculture of the
United Nations (FAO)
Dr. Ronello C. Abila Sub-Regional Representative for South East Asia,
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Dr. Theresa Boyle Assistant Regional Manager, U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Achariya Sailasuta, Secretary General of FAVA, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
3.30-4.00 pm Discussion and Conclusion
4.00 pm Closing

Seminar Purpose As FAVA’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of the people in the region through responsible animal care and welfare through unified professional associations. We achieve this through cooperation among FAVA members promoting disease control, veterinary education, strengthening the regional network, and connecting to other worldwide veterinary networks in development of the veterinary profession. The FAVA strategic plans for 2010-2015, has been implemented since 2011 in Cebu, Phillippines. Which is to set up strong networks and relationships with various international organizations to improve human and animal health and welfare. In 2015 , ASEAN become one community, that we should be readiness for the change many aspects. This diversity is also reflected in the consumption and production trends in livestock products. This is in the view of trade preventing diseases in the region and health concerns resulting from zoonosis, food borne diseases and for enhancing food safety and food security.
In order to promote collaboration and knowledge exchange among national and international agencies and to discover the ways of addressing future challenge in AEC. FAVA and the international organizations in conjunction with VNU Exhibition Asia Pacific, organized a half day seminar on Holistic Approaches to Livestock Industry in ASEAN Chapter to create a regional network in AEC and FAVA members and also introduce a better understanding for livestock stakeholders. The seminar was successfully done

Hosted by Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations, FAVA, VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co.,Ltd

Time and venue Wednesday 13th March, 2013, at 1.00- 4.00 p.m. in the VIV Asia 2013, BITEC Convention Center, Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand.

Language English and Thai

Participants International and local participants from ASEAN countries and others, comprising stakeholders from government, national and international, private sectors and regional and global networks about 100 persons;

FAVA Executive committees
1. Dr. Johnson Chiang President of FAVA Taiwan (TwVMA)
2. Dr. Bambang Pontjo Priosoeryanto Auditor Indonesia (IVMA)
3. Dr.Achariya Sailasuta Secretary General Thailand (TWMA)

FAVA Members
1. Dr. Vincent Ng In Hooi Malaysia (VAM)
2. Dr. Ashesh Bhattarai Nepal (NVA)
3. Dr. Prerana Shedhain Bhattarai Nepal (NVA)
Representatives from ASEAN Veterinary School
1. Dr. Eva Harlina Indonesia
2. Prof. Hj. Romsiah Sidik Indonesia
3. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan Vietnam
4. Trinh Dinh Thau Vietnam
5. Dr. Venn Vutey Cambodia
6. Prof. Dr. MEAS Sothy Cambodia
7. Prof. Dr. M.M. Noordin Malaysia
8. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gurmeet Kaur Dhaliwal Malaysia
9. Prof. Dr. Tin Ngwe Myanmar
10.Prof. Dr. Mar Mar Win Myanmar
11.Assoc. Prof. Fongsamouth Soutthammavong Laos PDR
12.Dr. Vannaphone Putthana Laos PDR

Thai guests
1. Prof. Dr. Mongkol Techakumphu Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
2. Assoc. Prof. Usa Chethanond Director of Faculty of Veterinary Science (Establishment Project),
Prince of Songkla University
3. Colonel Roengchai Kanchanarom Deputy Director-General, Veterinary & Remount Department, RTA
4. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boonmee Sunyasootcharee Faculty of Veterinary Science,
Chulalongkorn University
5. Dr. Vivat Chavananikul Faculty of Veterinary Science,
Chulalongkorn University
6. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aranya Ponpornpisit Faculty of Veterinary Science,
Chulalongkorn University

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