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2012 ASZWM meeting in Bangkok & Chiang Mai

Hosted by Mahidol University, the 5th Asian Meeting on Zoo and Wildlife Medicine/Conservation will be held in October in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand, with a focus on Asian conservation medicine which includes zoo and wildlife medicine, wildlife management, ecosystem preservation, as well as zoonosis control, and other topics of interests.

Date and Place

∎ Sessions in Bangkok (Oct 10-12)

International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Bangkok (Hosted by Mahidol University) You can get a more information in http://www.aszwm2012.com .
Dear colleagues,
It is my pleasure to invite all of you to the upcoming 5th ASZWM Joint meetings. The missionof the ASZWM joint meeting is to settle conservation medicine in Asian regions where manywildlife are endangered and there are various emerging zoonosis.
I look forward to seeing you in Bangkok.
Thank you.
Dr. Parntep Ratanakorn, DVM, MS
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee, ASZWM 2012

∎ Satellite Symposium in Chiang Mai (Oct 13-14)

Satellite Symposium in Chiang Mai (included excursion) (Hosted by ASZWM)
Remark: PGF-VSMU will not responsible for Post-Congress Satellite at Chiang Mai
Nice to see you again in Thailand, smile country, where ASZWM meeting was started in 2005 in Bangkok. This time we would like to focus on activated networking on conservation medicine in Asia. Come to see us to discuss, and to enjoy smile of Thailand. As satellite symposium ASZWM will host some symposiums in Chiang Mai after the ASZWM meeting in Bangkok. Chiang Mai is one of attractive old cities in Thailand.
Thank you.
T. Yanai and J. Kimura, Boards of ASZWM

∎ Congress language and presentations

  Oral presentations will be in English, with poster presentations also available.

Program

• Sessions in Bangkok (Oct 10-12)

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• Satellite Symposium in Chiang Mai (Oct 13-14)

    · Contents

1. The First Asian Bear Symposium

Please contact Dr. Tsubota tsubota@vetmed.hokudai.ac.jp

2. The Second Asian Symposium on Reproduction and Diseases of Elephants “Taya Symposium”

“Elephant research in Japan” Dr. KazuyosiTaya

“Reproduction of female elephants” Chiang Mai University

“Reproduction of male elephants” Kasetsart University

“Diseases of Elephant in Myanmar” Myanmar

“Elephant conservation in Vietnam”

“Elephant conservation in India”

“Student talks for elephant science” Thai students

3. The Asian Symposium on Wildlife Diseases and Parasitology Foundation of diagnostic network for wildlifediseases and parasites

1) Establishment of “Asian and African Parasite Differential Center for Wildlife and Zoo Animals” (AAWPC)

2) Pathology Diagnostic Center for Wildlife and Zoo Animals

3) Library for Parasites and Pathology on Wildlife and Zoo Animals

4. The First Asian Symposium on Primatology and its Diseases Foundation of Asian Primatology Network

Keiko Shimizu and TokumaYanai

5.Asian Student Symposium for Wildlife Conservation Oral and Poster Presentation

  · Time table

October 13th

AM–Move from Bangkok to Chaing Mai

13:00-17:00 Excursion to Chiang Mai Zoo

18:00-18:30 Registration

18:30- Welcome party at Imperial Mae Ping Chiang Mai hotel (Conference room 3)

October 14th

09:00-18:00 Symposium (oral and poster) at Imperial Mae Ping Chiang Mai conference rooms

Hall 3 Hall 5
Elephant-1  Chaired by Chatchote Thitaram  and Chika Nishitani Clinical   Medicine:Chaired by Kijeong Na and Nobuhide Kido
9.30-9.50 Male   reproduction of elephant Cladosporium   sphaerospermum infection in a Reeve’s turtle (Mauremys reevesii)
9.50-10.10 Female   reproduction of elephant Changes   in the condition of Hooded crane (Grus monacha) population in captivity
10.10-10.30 Placental   prolactin, inhibin and activin during pregnancy in the elephant Helminth   fauna of a Japanese golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos japonica
10.30-10.50 Effects   of enviromental stress in asian elephants (Elephas maximus) Dirofilaria   Immitis Infection in wild Korean raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides   koreensis)
10.50-11.10 Trypanosomiasis   in a Tiger (Panthera tigris) of Nepal
Elephant-2+α    Chaired by  Jane Fang YU   and Yumiko Okamoto Wildlife   Management: Chaired by Toru Oi  and   Eunju Kim
11.10-11.30 Comparison   of cortisol and thyroid hormone concentrations among tuberculosis infected   and non-infected captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) of Nepal Efficient   oral-bait vaccine program for wild animal-originated rabies control
11.30-11.50 Elephant   tuberculosis: Diagnosis, treatment and prevention work in Nepal. Farmer’s   knowledge, attitude, and practices for human rhino conflict management: A   case study from wild-life agriculture boundary of Chitwan national park,   Nepal.
11.50-12.10 Threatened   animals and conservation strategies in Bangladesh Nutrient   analysis of fodder species consumed by Greater one-horned rhinoceros   (Rhinoceros unicornis) in Chitwan national park, Nepal
12.10-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.00 poster   session poster   session
Asian   Bear : Chaired by Toshio Tsubota  and   Suna Kim
14.00-14.20 Review   of tumours found in bears rescued from bile farms, including a case study of   intestinal adenocarcinoma in an Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus)
14.20-14.40 Increasing   of Asiatic black bear killing records for trade in Nepal
14.40-15.00 Radioactive   contamination of Asiatic black bears by the Fukushima Nuclear power plant   explosion in northern Kanto area, Japan
15.00-15.20 Recent   status and ecological findings of Hokkaido brown bears
15.20-15.40 Coffee-Tea   break
Non-human   primate: Chaired by Keiko Shimizu and Wei Ning We Zoo   Vet Network; Chaired by Kazutoshi Takami
15.40-16.00 Thrombocytopenia   caused by SRV-4 in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
16.00-16.20 Tuberculosis   in Cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis): The clinical symptoms and gross   pathology
16.20-16.40 How   should we manage conflict between monkeys and humans in Japan?

 * For Oral presenters>>>>>>>20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes Q&A). We will strictly keep the time.

* Poster size: 90 cm wide x 120 cm tall

For Poster presenters>>>>>>Poster—–Use the sheet of paer with the shorter side  at the top (ポスターは縦長で作って下さい 포스터는 세로로 길게  만들어주세요 纵向比横向长)

October 15th

Recommended visiting site:Doi-Inthanon National Park

Venue

The venue for the satellite symposium in Chiang Mai is Imperial Mae Ping Chiang Mai Hotel. http://www.imperialhotels.com/imperialmaeping/default-en.html

I am a M.Phil candidate in University of Peradeniya. Currently, I am involved as joint student in M.vet.Sc program in Western College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Sasketchewan, Canada
Veterinarian Coordinator at PROKT NM Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation +6281349299960
Prof. Avian Medicine
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working on conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises
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Annemarie Weegenaar is the Bear & Vet team Director at Animals Asia’s bear rescue centre in Tam Dao, Vietnam. Here she is heading up the veterinary and bear team who are taking care of the 112 rescued bears. Annemarie has worked for Animals Asia for eight years, working between the rescue centres in China and Vietnam. She has a Bachelor of Science Animal Management degree as well as experience working with bears at rescue facilities in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Annemarie Weegenaar is the Bear & Vet team Director at Animals Asia’s bear rescue centre in Tam Dao, Vietnam. Here she is heading up the veterinary and bear team who are taking care of the 112 rescued bears. Annemarie has worked for Animals Asia for eight years, working between the rescue centres in China and Vietnam. She has a Bachelor of Science Animal Management degree as well as experience working with bears at rescue facilities in Malaysia and Indonesia.
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