Crop Biotech Update

5th Indonesia Biotechnology Conference

March 30, 2012

The 5th Indonesia Biotechnology Conference (IBC) will be held on 4-7 July 2012 in Lombok, Indonesia with the theme "Green Industrial Innovation Through Biotechnology". This event is expected to provide a vehicle to learn research results and trends in the field of biotechnology as well as to: provide discussion and interaction among industrial experts and the public about biotechnology; and increase awareness of policy makers and public on biotechnology's role in national development. This event will be opened by the Minister of Health and attended by keynote speakers from the Ministries of Research and Technology, Energy and Mineral Resources, Environment, Forestry, Agriculture and Industry.

More than 20 invited speakers from various countries, such as America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, China, India, Britain, Germany, Holland will be present. The deadline for abstract submission is 6 April 2012.

For more information on this event, visit http://www.ibc-2012.org/ and for information on biotechnology in Indonesia contact Dewi Suryani of Indonesia Biotechnology Information Center at catleyavanda@gmail.com.