3rd Palm Oil Summit - Yield Improvement & Carbon Management,

18-19 Jul, 2011 - Bali, INDONESIA

Novotel Nusa Dua Bali Hotel & Residences

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.

Speakers at this Event

Dr. Brian Forster

Dr. Brian Forster

Consultant, Sumatra Bioscience, Indonesia, Biotechnology Advisor

BioHybrids International Ltd

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Dr. Brian Forster

Dr. Brian Forster

Consultant, Sumatra Bioscience, Indonesia, Biotechnology Advisor

BioHybrids International Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

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

PROFILE

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