3rd Palm Oil Summit - Yield Improvement & Carbon Management

18-19 Jul, 2011 - Bali, INDONESIA

Novotel Nusa Dua Bali Hotel & Residences
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Brian Forster

Brian ForsterBrian graduated with BSc (Hons) Agricultural Botany, University of Leeds, UK and obtained his PhD in Early seed development in cereals from University of Edinburgh, UK. He is currently the Consultant for BioHybrids International as well as Biotechnology Advisor for Sumatra Bioscience, Indonesia. His area of expertise includes Plant breeding, crop genetics and enabling technologies ,Seed biology , tissue culture, marker assisted selection.
Main crops worked on are Temperate and tropical cereals, rapeseed ,tropical plantation crops (oil palm, rubber, cocoa and banana).
One of his recent career highlights was the Development of a Biotechnology department to support breeding and seed production of oil palm at Sumatra Bioscience, Indonesia. He also helped develop the joint venture with the Oil Palm Research Institute, Ghana and the establishment of a new company Ghana Sumatra to provide oil palm seed for West Africa. Brian has won many awards as most talented scientist and lectures frequently on Plant Biotechnology

Dr. Brian Forster, Consultant, Sumatra Bioscience, Indonesia, Biotechnology Advisor
BioHybrids International Ltd
Chairman’s Welcome Remarks
Day 1 [Mon 18, July], at 09:00 AM
Breakthroughs in High-Yielding Planting Materials
Day 1 [Mon 18, July], at 09:05 AM