Starch Update 2017: The 9th International Conference on Starch Technology, 27 – 28 February 2017

Starch Update 2017: The 9th International Conference on Starch Technology, 27 – 28 February 2017

 

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Title: Starch Update 2017: The 9th International Conference on Starch Technology

Date: 27 – 28 February 2017

Venue: Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand

Organized by:
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

In collaboration with:
Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-Industrial Product Improvement Institute (KAPI)
Kasetsart University (KU)

Rationale:
As Thailand is one of the agricultural countries of the world, and cassava and starch have been playing an important role of Thai export market. Moreover, they are utilized in many industries specifically in food and beverage. The Starch Update international conference is a bi-annually event implemented by National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), originally with the purpose to serve as a catalyst to enhance the development of starch technology. It is furthermore designed to increase the competency of starch industry by connecting scientists, technologists and industrialists from both locally and internationally. The 9th Starch Update 2017 is duly scheduled to recognize the strong connections among the interested groups.

In the occasion that NSTDA will hold an “International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Bioeconomy 2017 (AGBIO2017)” during 27 February – 2 March 2017 at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand. Its theme majorly focuses on plant’s roles in future in terms of economy and sustainability.

The 9th Starch Update 2017 is organized during 27-28 February 2017, concurrently alongside with AGBIO2017. The two international conferences involving in the agricultural researches and industries will rapidly support and provide innovative facilities.
The program of The Starch Update 2017 consists of keynote & plenary speakers as well as oral and poster presentation sessions. The topic to be covered during the conference will include:

- Starch properties/ analysis - Starch processing
- Starch modification - Starch application

Call for Papers:
Prospective authors of plenary lectures, as well as oral and poster presentations are invited to submit abstracts for consideration by 10 January 2017. For submission please visit http://starchupdate2017.com/

Registration: 
The online registration is now open, please visit http://starchupdate2017.com/

For more information:
Starch Update 2017 Secretariat (Scientific program & General information)
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Rd., Khlong Nueng
Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
Phone: (66) 2564 6700ext. 3379-3382
Fax.: (66) 2564 6574
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Website:www.biotec.or.th/starchupdate2017

Starch Update 2017 Support center (Registration, Payment & Abstract submission)
Tel.: (66) 2718 6684 (8.00 - 17.00 hrs. GMT+7)
Fax: (66) 2718 6682
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