Event Details

The event will include agri- and aquaculture panelists discussing on the latest scientific innovations and industry trends in microbiome technologies applicable to the management of soil, water, plant and fish gut microbiome. The event will focus on the challenges and opportunities in commercialising these innovations. Panellists from across industry and research backgrounds will share their experience on the discovery and development of products derived from microbes and their metabolites and insights on how the shift towards more sustainable agricultural and aquaculture practices can create more demand for such products.


Registration fees for the event: $S10+GST

Aug 15, 2024

14:00 - 16:00 GMT+8

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Centre for Sustainable Development, Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education, Singapore
230 Victoria St, #04-09/10 Bugis Junction Office Tower, Singapore 188024
Singapore

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Speakers

  • Prof. Staffan KJELLEBERG (Director, Singapore National Biofilm Consortium (SNBC); Advisor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE); Emeritus Distinguished University Professor, Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU))

    Prof. Staffan KJELLEBERG

    Director, Singapore National Biofilm Consortium (SNBC); Advisor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE); Emeritus Distinguished University Professor, Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU)

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  • Assoc. Prof. Charles LEE (Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences and Director, Centre for Sustainable Development, Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education, Singapore.)

    Assoc. Prof. Charles LEE

    Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences and Director, Centre for Sustainable Development, Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education, Singapore.

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  • Mr. Ethan SIEW (Principal Manager, Innovation & Technology, IPI)

    Mr. Ethan SIEW

    Principal Manager, Innovation & Technology, IPI

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  • Mr. Anton WIBOWO (CEO, Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre Pte. Ltd.)

    Mr. Anton WIBOWO

    CEO, Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre Pte. Ltd.

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  • Assoc. Prof.  Sanjay SWARUP (Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore; Director, NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI); Graduate Program Director, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE))

    Assoc. Prof. Sanjay SWARUP

    Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore; Director, NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI); Graduate Program Director, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE)

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  • Mr. C.S. LIEW (Managing Director, Pacific Agriscience Pte. Ltd.)

    Mr. C.S. LIEW

    Managing Director, Pacific Agriscience Pte. Ltd.

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  • Dr. Haihan TAN (Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer, Singapore Agrotechnologies)

    Dr. Haihan TAN

    Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer, Singapore Agrotechnologies

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  • Dr. Ritu BHALLA (Assistant Director, Agriculture Research and Innovation (AGRI) Centre at Republic Polytechnic (RP))

    Dr. Ritu BHALLA

    Assistant Director, Agriculture Research and Innovation (AGRI) Centre at Republic Polytechnic (RP)

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  • Prof. Patricia CONWAY (CEO & Founder, PC Biome Pte. Ltd. ;  Visiting Professor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Science Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.)

    Prof. Patricia CONWAY

    CEO & Founder, PC Biome Pte. Ltd. ; Visiting Professor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Science Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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  • Prof. Toong Jin LAM (Emeritus Professor, National University of Singapore)

    Prof. Toong Jin LAM

    Emeritus Professor, National University of Singapore

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  • Dr. Tet Fatt CHIA (Inventor & Founder, Miiiome Technology)

    Dr. Tet Fatt CHIA

    Inventor & Founder, Miiiome Technology

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  • Dr. Michael VOIGTMANN (Co-founder, Managing Partner & CTO of Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT) & Wintershine Asia)

    Dr. Michael VOIGTMANN

    Co-founder, Managing Partner & CTO of Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT) & Wintershine Asia

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  • Ms. Rachelle JENSEN (CEO, Luminis Water Technologies)

    Ms. Rachelle JENSEN

    CEO, Luminis Water Technologies

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Agenda

  • 13:30 - 14:00Registration
    14:00 - 14:10Opening Remarks & Introduction

    Prof. Staffan KJELLEBERG

    Director, Singapore National Biofilm Consortium (SNBC); Advisor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE); Emeritus Distinguished University Professor, Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU)

    Assoc. Prof. Charles LEE

    Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences and Director, Centre for Sustainable Development, Newcastle Australia Institute of Higher Education, Singapore.

    14:10 - 14:20Keynote – Agrifood Microbiome Overview

    Mr. Ethan SIEW

    Principal Manager, Innovation & Technology, IPI

    14:20 - 15:00Panel Discussion - Management of soil and plant microbiome to enhance crop growth

    Mr. Anton WIBOWO

    CEO, Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre Pte. Ltd.

    Assoc. Prof. Sanjay SWARUP

    Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore; Director, NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI); Graduate Program Director, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE)

    Mr. C.S. LIEW

    Managing Director, Pacific Agriscience Pte. Ltd.

    Dr. Haihan TAN

    Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer, Singapore Agrotechnologies

    Dr. Ritu BHALLA

    Assistant Director, Agriculture Research and Innovation (AGRI) Centre at Republic Polytechnic (RP)

    15:00 - 15:40Panel Discussion - Management of water and fish/shrimp gut microbiome in aquaculture

    Prof. Patricia CONWAY

    CEO & Founder, PC Biome Pte. Ltd. ; Visiting Professor, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Science Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

    Prof. Toong Jin LAM

    Emeritus Professor, National University of Singapore

    Dr. Tet Fatt CHIA

    Inventor & Founder, Miiiome Technology

    Dr. Michael VOIGTMANN

    Co-founder, Managing Partner & CTO of Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT) & Wintershine Asia

    Ms. Rachelle JENSEN

    CEO, Luminis Water Technologies

    15:40 - 15:50Conclusion & Wrap Up
    15:50 - 16:30Networking & Refreshments
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