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15-18 March 2017

Event Type: Meetings, Seminars and Workshops
Organizer: CDCOT, DOA/Thailand, FAO/RAP, APCC, HSST, and VNU Exhibition Asia and Pacific
Date: 15-18 March 2017
Event Location: BITEC Conference and Exhibition Center, Bang Na, Samut Prakan, Thailand

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Day 1

(15March 2017)



08.00 – 09.00


Opening Session

09.00 – 10.00

Opening session

  • Introductory  and Welcome Address: Dr. NarongChomchalow, Chairman, Conservation and Development of Coconut Oil of Thailand Forum (CDCOT)
  • Address: Representative from VNU Exhibition Asia and Pacific
  • Address: President of Horticultural Science Society of Thailand (HSST)
  • Address: Mr. UronSalum, Executive Director of Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC)
  • Address : Dr. KundhaviKadiresan, Assistant Director-General, Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, FAO
  • Organizing  Committee address: Director General of Department of Agriculture (DOA)
  • Opening Address: Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand (MOAC)


Group Photo



Tea/Coffee /Coconut Drinks Break

       Technical Session I: Present Status of Global Coconut Oil Production and Usage


Introductory Keynote Address I: Conference Theme, Setting the Scene. DrNarongChomchalow, Chairman of  CDCOT.

11.20 – 11.50

Keynote II:  An update on coconut oil production and diversification in Asia and The Pacific by Uron N. Salum Exec. Director of APCC.


Keynote III: An Update of the APCC Scientific Committee of Clinical Studies Activities by Chairman, Dr. Fabian Dayrit of Philippines

12.20 – 13.30



Keynote Address IV: A Summary of the Outcomes of the International Symposium on Quality Coconut Oil for Nutrition and Health New Delhi India by Representative from Organizing Committee


Country Reports

15:20 – 15.50

Tea/Coffee / Coconut Drinks Break


Country Reports

     16.50 - 18.00

Visit poster session and the exhibition of  Horti Asia 2015, including coconut products, machinery, buyers etc.

18.30 – 21.00

Reception  dinner

Day 2 (16 March 2017)              

Technical Session II: Coconut Oil and Downstream Products, Quality and Processing

 09.00 – 09.30

Invited Paper I: Quality, Certification, Labeling and Safety Standards for Coconut Oil and Coconut Oil Products:

Dr. Rosa Rolle Senior Agro-processing Specialist FAO

09.30 - 10.30

Country Reports

 10.30 – 10.50

Tea/Coffee /Coconut Drinks Break


Session II: Contributed papers


Presentation of coconut oil and downstream products R&D Papers

(15 minute each)




Invited Paper II: Critical review of existing and new coconut oil processing technologies including major downstream products, waste utilization and disposal and product quality implications: Mrs. DivinaBawalan, Coconut  Processing  Specialist, Philippines


Invited Paper III: Specific quality issues with coconut oil and its composition. Mahidol University or Toby Dayrit from Philippines


Invited Paper V: An Overview Update of Global Marketing of Coconut Oil and Downstream Products-Issues and Opportunities

   15:00 – 15.30

Tea/Coffee Break


Presentation of coconut oil research results(Production, processing, marketing and oil quality (15 minute each)


Questions and Discussion 

       17.00 - 18.00

Visit poster session and the exhibition of Horti Asia 2017

Day 3 (17 March 2017

Technical Session III: International Strategic Action Plan for Coconut Oil Revisited

 09.00 – 10.30

Introduction of International Strategic Action Plan for Coconut Oil by Keith Chapman, International Industrial Crops Adviser, InterAgConsult Australia, formerly FAO Industrial Crops Officer, Bangkok, Thailand


Tea/Coffee /Coconut Break

11.00 – 12.30

Breakout sessions (Three groups)

o   Coconut oil : Processing Technology and Certification

o   Coconut oil : Utilization

o   Coconut oil : Marketing

12:30 – 13:30


13.30 - 14.30

Group presentations Conclusions and Recommendations 

(Three  Groups)

14.30 – 15.30

Summary of Conclusion and Recommendations 



Closing ceremony


Tea/Coffee /Coconut Break

Day 4 (18th March 2017) 

Field Trip

8.00-18.00           Study visit to coconut processing plants: VCO and VCO products, coconut

milk, coconut water and other value added products.



Deadline for registration:  1 February 2017

Fee for early registration (before deadline)

      Foreign participant: US$ 200

      Thai participant: Baht 2,000

Fee for late registration (after deadline)

Foreign participant: US$ 250

     Thai participant: Baht 2,500

Fee for accompanying person for field trip: US$ 50

All registered participants will receive a bag which contains conference documents, important notice, relevant information, and a badge required for admission to the opening ceremony, exhibition, welcome reception, field trip participation and copies of the proceedings.

Please note that registration fee does not cover insurance of the participants against accidents, sickness and loss of personal properties.


  • The official language for all presentations is English.
  • The climate in Bangkok in March is pleasant with no rain and the temperature of around 25-30oC
  • Being a tourist city, a wide range of accommodation is available in Bangkok at the reasonable rates of around US$ 50-100 (four to five stars), including breakfast, tax and service charge.
  • The Thai currency is Baht, and the exchange rate is Baht 36 per US$ 1.
  • Further information will be given in the second announcement. All persons wishing to receive the second announcement are requested to complete and return the attached form to the Secretary.


Peyanoot Naka, Secretary

WilaiwanTwishsri, Assistant Secretary

Conservation and Development of Coconut Oil of Thailand Forum

C/o Horticultural Research Institute, Department of Agriculture

Chatuchak, Bangkok10900, Thailand

Tel.: 66-2-579 8553, 940 5484-5 ext 116

Fax: 66-2-561 4667

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