Program

IMPORTANT DATES
31 MAY
2017
Abstract Submission
7 JUN
2017
Notification of Acceptance
15 JUN
2017
Early Registration
30 AUG
2017
Submission of
Full Paper
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Day 1

Program Sep 12 (Day 1), Venue : NIHHS, RDA
12 SEP 2017 Venue : NIHHS, RDA
08:30 ~ 10:00 Registration
10:00 ~ 10:30 Opening ceremony
10:40 ~ 12:00 Plenary Session 1

 

  1. Recent development in reducing postharvest loss of fresh produce through marketing channel in Korea (Dr. Jong Kee Kim, Korea)
  2. Factors that affect adoption of innovative technologies (Dr. Christopher Watkins, USA)
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch
13:00 ~ 15:00 Plenary Session 2

 

  1. The role of ethylene is non-climacteric systems (Dr. M. Carmen Alamar, UK)
  2. Disinfectant treatments to reduce microbial food safety risks for fresh and fresh-cut produce (Dr. Hidemi Izumi, Japan)
  3. Challenges faced by agricultural supply chains in Asia (Dr. Rodney Wee, Singapore)
15:30 ~ 16:45 Strategy for reducing postharvest loss in Asia Strategy for reducing postharvest loss in Africa
16:45 ~ 18:00 Tour of NIHHS facilities
18:00 ~ 20:00 Welcome reception

 

Day 2

Program Sep 13 (Day 2), Venue : LeWin Hotel
13 SEP 2017 Venue : LeWin Hotel
08:00 ~ 08:30 Registration
08:30 ~ 10:15 Oral presentation 1
10:30 ~ 12:00 Oral presentation 2
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch
13:00 ~ 13:30 Business
meetings
RDA-AFACI&KAFACI
meetings
Postharvest industry
meetings
Acta Hort.
meetings
13:30 ~ 14:30 Poster presentation
14:30 ~ 16:00 Plenary session 3

 

  1. Reduction of food loss by retail packaging (Dr. Ron Porat, Israel)
  2. Reducing postharvest losses with ethylene management during storage (Dr. John Golding, Australia)
  3. International cooperation of RDA with developing countries to reduce postharvest loss (Dr. Yoon Pyo Hong, Korea)
16:00 ~ 16:30 Concluding session
16:30 ~ 18:30 Sightseeing Jeonju Hanok Village (Korean-style houses)
18:30 ~ 20:00 Dinner

 

Day 3

14 SEP 2017
14 SEP 2017
08:30 ~ 16:00 Technical tours
Course 1
  • Agrifood distribution center
  • RDA
Course 2
  • Tomato packing house
  • Pepper processing center
  • RDA
Course 3
  • RDA
  • Farmers processing center
  • Rose packing house
16:30 ~ 17:30 Korean traditional culture experience