Tentative Programme

The IUCN Red List Symposium 2018 consists of four major activities from September 2018 until December 2018. The activities are as follow:
  1. Symposium & Training: 24th – 25th September 2018
  2. Excursion: 26th September 2018
  3. Sciaenidae Assessment Workshop: 27th – 28th September 2018
  4. IUCN Red List Exhibition: September – December 2018
 

SYMPOSIUM & TRAINING
Date: 24th – 25th September 2018
Venue: Auditorium INOS-AKUATROP, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu   
 24th September 2018 (Monday)
Time
Activity
0800 – 0830
Registration
0830 – 0900
Arrival of honourable guests
0900 – 0910
Arrival of the Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Malaysia
YB Dr. Xavier Jayakumar
0910 – 0925
National Anthem “Negaraku’’
Doa recitation
UMT corporate video
0925 – 0935
Welcoming Speech by Vice Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni binti Haji Mokhtar
0935 – 0945
Officiating speech by the Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources
YB Dr. Xavier Jayakumar
0945 – 0955
Multimedia presentation “What is IUCN? What is IUCN Red List?”
Token of Appreciation Giving Ceremony
0955 – 1025
Plenary lecture
Dato’ Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim – Director, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN), Peninsular Malaysia
Title: Efforts to Protect Our Natural Heritage – Malaysia and the IUCN Red List
1025 – 1035
Photo session
1035 – 1105
Officiate and visit the IUCN Red List Exhibition
1105 – 1120
Refreshment
Chairperson: Dr. Lee Jen Nie
1120 – 1150
Keynote (1)
Prof. Dr. Kent E. Carpenter – Old Dominion University/Coordinator for the IUCN Global Marine Species Assessment
Title: Global Conservation Status of Marine Species Based on IUCN Red List assessments
1150 – 1215
Seminar 1
Dr. Anuj Jain – Bird life International (Asia Office- Singapore)/IUCN SSC Birds Specialist
Title: Lessons from Bird Life’s Red Listing Process
1215 – 1240
Seminar 2
Prof. Dr. Japar Sidik Bujang – UPM (IUCN SSC Seagrass Specialist)
Title: IUCN Seagrass Red Listing Updating on Halophila species
1240 – 1305
Seminar 3
Prof. Dr. Norhayati Ahmad – UKM (Malaysian Amphibians Red List)
Title: Current Conservation Status of Amphibians in Malaysia
1305 – 1400
Lunch Break and Poster Session
Chairperson: Dr. Abdulmaula Abdulmagid Hamza
1400 – 1425
Seminar 4
Dr. Louisa Shohini Ponnampalam – MARECET/IUCN Cetacean and Sirenia Specialist
Title: Evaluating marine mammals on the IUCN Red List – The Southeast Asian context
1425 – 1450
Seminar 5
Sonny Wong – IUCN Firefly Specialist Group (MNS)
Title: Establishing an IUCN Species Specialist Group – Firefly as an example
1450 – 1515
Seminar 6
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Tajuddin Abdullah – UMT/ IUCN SSC Asian Rhino Specialist
Title: Destruction, Reconstruction and Sustainability of Wildlife
1515 – 1540
Seminar 7
Dr. Rajeev Raghavan – IUCN SSC Freshwater Fish Red List Authority Coordinator (Asia & Oceania)
Title: Conservation Status of Asian Freshwater Fishes: an overview of IUCN Red List Assessments
1540 – 1605
Seminar 8
Mohd Ilham Norhakim Lokman  – ‘Kampung’ Ichthyologist
Title: Conservation of Native Fishes: What can hobbyists do?
1605 – 1620
Refreshment and Poster Session
Chairperson: Dr. Chong Ju Lian
1620 – 1645
Seminar 9
Prof. Dr. Wan Izatul Asma Wan Talaat – UMT/ IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law Specialist
Title: Translating Red Listing Process into Conservation Laws
1645 – 1710
Seminar 10
Dr. K.V Akhilesh – IUCN Snappers, Seabreams and Grunts Red List Specialist
Title: In Deep Waters: sustaining India’s marine fisheries in a multi-stakeholder, multi-species and multi-fleet scenario
1710 – 1735
Seminar 11
Dr. Abdulmaula Abdulmagid Hamza – UMT/ IUCN SSC Marine Turtle Specialist)
Title: Red Listings of Sea turtle Populations – Global Perspective
1735 – 1750
Seminar 12
Dr. Chong Ju Lian  – UMT / IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist
Title: IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group and the Challenge of Changing Landscape: Malaysia
End of Day 1
25th September 2018 (Tuesday)
Time
Activity
Chairperson: Dr. Lilian Wong
0830 – 1000
Training (Dr. Beth Polidoro, Dr. Gina Ralph & Claire Gorman)
(1) Welcome and Introduction to the training course & workshop
(2) From Raw Data to Red List: Introduction to the IUCN Red List Assessment Process & Role of the Assessor
1000 – 1030
Keynote (2)
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Ning Labbish Chao – Co-Chair, IUCN-SSC Sciaenidae Red List Authority
Title: How the Red List Species Assessment Can Help Save the Sciaenid Fishes?
1030 – 1055
Seminar 13
Dr. Chavalit Vidthayanon – Sueb Nakhasathien Foundation, Thailand
Title: Red List Status Update of Thailand Freshwater and Marine Fishes
1055 – 1110
Refreshment
Chairperson: Dr. Nursalwa Baharuddin
1110 – 1240
Training (Dr. Beth Polidoro, Dr. Gina Ralph & Claire Gorman)
(3) Key Terms & Concepts used in the Red List Criteria
(4) Red List Categories, Data Quality & Uncertainty
1240 – 1305
Seminar 14
Prof. Dr. Orangel Aguileira – Universidade Federal FLuminense, Brazil.
Title: Tropical Western Atlantic Sciaenidae: insights into paleontology, archaeological and modern diversity
1305 – 1400
Lunch break
Chairperson: Dr. Tan Min Pau
1400 – 1530
Training (Dr. Beth Polidoro, Dr. Gina Ralph & Claire Gorman)
(5) Introducing the Summary sheet
(6) Red List Criteria – A,B, C, D and E
1530 – 1555
Seminar 15
Prof. Dr. Sean Fennessy – Oceanographic Research Institute, Durban, South Africa
Title: Approaches to Red Listing of Southern African Marine Fishes
1555 – 1620
Seminar 16
Dr. Mohammad Eusuf Hasan – University of Chittagong
Title: Sciaenid Diversity in Bangladesh Coast of Northern Bay of Bengal (with notes on National Red List Status)
1620 – 1640
Refreshment
Chairperson: Emeritus Prof. Dr. Ning Labbish Chao
1640 – 1810
Training (Dr. Beth Polidoro, Dr. Gina Ralph & Claire Gorman)
(7) Selecting the Final Red List Category
(8) Using the Red List Criteria for regional Red Lists: How to Add the Regional Dimension
(9) Documentation Standards for Red List Assessments & Final Publication
1810 – 1830
Wrap-up and Reflections
Prof. Dr. Kent E. Carpenter & Emeritus Prof. Dr. Ning Labbish Chao
End of International Symposium and Training