International Conference on Tropical Agrifood, Feed, and Fuel (ICTAFF) 2018 Will Be Held in Samarinda by FapertaUnmul

Food and energy security has become the most interconnected problem faced by human in this century due to the growing population of people and industrial activity. Providing adequate quantity and quality of food for such a large population highlights the challenges point of our food production system. In respond to the problem, Faculty of Agriculture, Mulawarman University will hold an International Conference on Tropical Agrifood, Feed, and Fuel (ICTAFF) 2018 that scheduled at 13-14th November in Mesra Business and Resort Hotel, Samarinda. This year, the conference takes “Sustainability of Tropical Food, Feed, and Fuel Tropical Resources for Quality Future” as the main theme.

This international conference is aimed to connect the ideas in resolving problems and bring together scientists, researchers, professionals, and students from multidisciplinary agriculture-related field to share the latest findings or ongoing research activities. “This scientific event will be a great opportunity to share and discuss the problem challenges in tropical agriculture and animal production along with their socio-economic impacts,” said Dr. AswitaEmmawati, the chairperson of the conference.

The objective of this conference is formulated in relevance with the commitment of Unmul in developing and utilizing tropical natural resources wisely. “The demand for more high-quality foods will have to be met by increases derived from agriculture systems. As a result, animal agriculture in the 21st century faces increasing and persistent challenges to produce better quality food in the context of an emerging, globally complex set of conditions for sustainable food production,” Dr. AswitaEmmawati explained.

Therefore, according to the problems, there are 6 sub themes emphasized in the ICTAFF 2018, including halal, safe, and healthy food, improving quality food and nutrition, security and sustainability food and agriculture, innovation in feed technology to increase animal production, sustainable and renewable fuels based on tropical resources, and empowering of agribusiness based on community. Accordingly, the committee will invite relevant experienced scientists as keynote speakers, they are Assoc. Prof. Dr. SomsakManeepong from Walailak University Thailand; Prof. Xuming Huang, Ph.D from South China Agricultural University; Prof. Dr. Irwandi Jaswir from International Islamic University Malaysia; Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA, DEA from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia; Dr. Dadan Rohdiana from Research Institute of Tea and Cinchona, Indonesia; and Widi Sunaryo, SP., M.Si., Ph.D from Mulawarman University, Indonesia. Through this agenda, Dr. AswitaEmmawati hopes that Unmul will continuously give a significant contribution regarding on sustainability of food, feed, and fuels for better quality of life. (Ardhani)

Call for Papers

International Conference on Tropical Agrifood, Feed, and Fuel (ICTAFF) 2018

Food and energy security has become the most interconnected problem faced by humankind in this century due to the growing population of people and industrial activity. Providing adequate quantity and quality of food for such a large population highlights the challenges point of our food production system. In respond to discuss the problem, Faculty of Agriculture, Mulawarman University takes great pleasure in welcoming you to join for International Conference on Tropical Agrifood, Feed, and Fuel (ICTAFF) 2018 that scheduled at 13-14th November in Mesra Business and Resort Hotel, Samarinda. This international conference is aimed to connect the ideas in resolving problems and bring together scientists, researchers, professionals, and students from multidisciplinary agriculture-related field to share the latest findings or ongoing research activities.

The theme of the conference is “Sustainability of Tropical Food, Feed, and Fuel Tropical Resources for Quality Future”. There are 6 sub themes will be addressed in invited talks and submission of papers:

  1. Halal, safe, and healthy food
  2. Improving quality food and nutrition
  3. Security and sustainability food and agriculture
  4. Innovation in feed technology to increase animal production
  5. Sustainable and renewable fuels based on tropical resources
  6. Empowering of agribusiness based on community.

Keynote Speakers:

  1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. SomsakManeepong (Walailak University Thailand)
  2. Prof. Xuming Huang, Ph.D (South China Agricultural University)
  3. Prof. Dr. Irwandi Jaswir (International Islamic University Malaysia)
  4. Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA, DEA (Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
  5. Dr. Dadan Rohdiana (Research Institute of Tea and Cinchona, Indonesia)
  6. Widi Sunaryo, SP., M.Si., Ph.D (Mulawarman University, Indonesia)

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission can be done through email. General inquiries regarding the call for papers should be directed to email ictaff2018@faperta.unmul.ac.id or ictaff2018@gmail.com

Publication Opportunities

To be updated*

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: September 01, 2018
  • Acceptance notification: September 15, 2018
  • Registration deadline: September 30, 2018

 

Registration Fee

 

ICTAFF 2018 Organizing Committee

Phone/ WA        :

Email                   : ictaff2018@faperta.unmul.ac.id or ictaff2018@gmail.com

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Registration       : faperta.unmul.ac.id/web/ictaff2018-event-registration/