6-10 March, 2017
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
About the International Workshop
We are pleased to inform you that Faculty of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah will host the International Workshop on Long-term Monitoring and Data Analysis of Forest Resources and Environment, which will be held at Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on 6-10 March, 2017. The International Workshop includes one-day workshop and one-day general excursion to Crocker Range Park, followed by group excursions to the related forests in Sabah.
6-10 March 2017
Auditorium, Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Organized and Supported by
Faculty of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
6 March Venue: Universiti Malaysia Sabah
9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 11:30 Plenary Session
9:30 Welcome Address
9:45 Officiating Speech by Vice Chancellor
10:00 Souvenir Presentation and Photo session
10:15 Press Conference/Tea Break
10:30 Plenary 1 (Japan)
11:00 Plenary 2 (Malaysia)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch / Poster session
13:00 - 16:30 Group sessions
13:00 Concurrent Research Group Session
15:00 Tea Break
15:30 Wrap-up Session
16:30 Closing Remarks
7 March General Excursion to Crocker Range Park
8:00 - 17:00 KK - Gunung Alab - Tambunan - Crocker Range Park HQ - Keningau – KK
*Crocker Range Park Information available at:
8-10 March Research Group Excursions
RG1 and RG2: Crocker Range Park (Day trip)
RG3: Tawau (3 days 2 nights)
On the 6th of March in the afternoon, the following three research group (RG) sessions will be held in parallel. The topics of the three research groups are as follows:
RG 1: Water & Climate
Water cycling and climate changes in Asian forests
Long-term hydrological and meteorological data
Ecosystem services associated with physical and chemical processes
RG 2: Ecosystem
Ecosystems and biodiversity in Asian forests
Long-term biological and ecological data (flora & fauna, LTER, etc.)
Ecosystem services associated with biological and ecological processes
RG 3: Management
Anthropogenic interventions in Asian forests
Long-term geospatial and management data
Ecosystem services associated with social, economic and cultural values
Workshop Registration Fee (6 March)*
Regular fee: RM 300 / person
Student fee: RM 100 / person
*Including workshop program, coffee/tea breaks, lunch, and dinner.
Call for Abstracts
If you are presenting in the plenary session, RG sessions, and poster session, please send an abstract before 10 February 2017.
Each abstract must not exceed 150 words. Include the Title of Paper, Name, Affiliation, Country, Email Address, and Text (the abstract template attached with this circular).
Please submit the abstract file to the workshop secretariat ().
Download an abstract template
Presentation Slides Submission
For all the oral presenters, please send the PowerPoint presentation file (.ppt) to the secretariat () before 28 February 2017. Your PowerPoint presentations submitted to us will be printed out and shared in the workshop.
Poster Presentation Guidelines
For all the poster presenters, please prepare the poster in A1 size to be placed vertically.
Only student posters are qualified for the best poster award.
Contact Information/ Workshop Secretariat:
Francisca Mosilinus / Phone: +60 19 5369959 /
Maznah Mahali / Phone: +60 17 8233968 /
Keiko Ioki / Phone: +60 10 5820097 /
Kamlisa Uni Binti Kamlun /
1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan