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Pocket Talk: Malaysia Biodiversity
  • Date 11/09/2019 (Wed)
  • Location KL Forest Eco Park

In conjunction with the 'Hutan Kita' exhibition starting from August 24 to September 22, 2019, at KL Tower, the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS) in collaboration with Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Forestry Department of Peninsular (JPSM) are organising a one-day event with talks given by invited speakers and various exhibitions.

The details of the talk are as below,

Theme: Malaysia Biodiversity
Date: 11 September 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Venue: KL Forest Eco Park

Session 1

8.30 am : Arrival of respected guests

9.00 am : Launching ceremony of Pocket Talk: Malaysia Biodiversity and 'Royal Belum-Temengor Rainforest: The Hidden Treasure of Perak' book

Live video :

Session 2

Pocket Talk: Malaysia Biodiversity

10.30 am : Royal Belum-Temengor 2015/16 Scientific Expedition by YBrs. Dr. Zarul Hazrin Hashim of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Live video:

11.30 am : The Biodiversity of Medical, Veterinary & Forensic Importance Flies in Malaysia by YBrs. Dr. Heo Chong Chin of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Live video:

12.30 pm : The Flying Beauty: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Malaysia by YBrs. Prof. Madya Dr. Choong Chee Yen of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Live video:

1.30 pm : Human-Venomous Animals Encounter: Can We Live Together Harmoniously? by YBrs. Dr. Ruth Sabrina Safferi of Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, Perak.

Live video:

2.30 pm : Bats of Malaysia by YBrs. Dr. Juliana Bt Senawi of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Live video:

3.30 pm : Fireflies: Present and potential role in biodiversity conservation in Malaysia by YBrs. Dr. Nada binti Badruddin of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

Live video:

4.30 pm : Fishes of North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest by YBrs. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohammad Noor Amal Azmai of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Live video:

5.30 pm : Tea break and end of event

Exhibitions by:

  • Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)
  • Management & Ecology of Malaysian Elephant (MEME)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Ecocentric Transitions
  • Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS)

The event is FREE and is open to the general public.

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