Aquatic Invasive Alien Species in Southeast Asia (AIASSEA) Symposium

National University of Singapore, Singapore        26–27 July 2017

An overview of the scientific programme for the symposium is shown below. For detailed information about the conference, venue and abstracts, please check out our programme booklet (download here). A hard copy will be handed out to participants during registration.

26th July 2017 (Wednesday)

Registration and Opening Remarks

 

0815–0850

 

0850–0900

 

 

 

Registration outside Lecture Theatre 31 (Block S16 Level 3)

 

Opening remarks by

YU Hao

Head, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

 

Peter K. L. NG

Head, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore

 

Darren C. J. YEO

Organising chair, AIASSEA Symposium, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

 

Plenary Talk 1 & 2

 

0900–0945

 

 

 

0945–1030

 

 

 

 

Freshwater Biodiversity under Global Threat: What are the Risks from Invasive Species in Asia?

David DUDGEON, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

 

False Negatives and False Positives Hinder Early Detection and Rapid Response for Aquatic Alien Invasive Species

Hugh MACISAAC, University of Windsor, Canada

 

 

1030–1100

 

 

Tea break

 

Session: Overview of Freshwater Biological Invasions

 

1100–1115

 

 

1115–1130

 

 

1130–1145

 

 

1145–1200

 

 

 

1200–1215

 

 

1215–1230

 

Threat of Invasive Alien Species in Southeast Asia Looms Larger

Malcolm SOH, The University of Western Australia, Australia

 

Overview of Introduced Freshwater Mollusc Research in Singapore

NG Ting Hui, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

 

Aquatic Alien Invasive Fish Species in Indonesia

Renny Kurnia HADIATY, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia

 

Alien Freshwater Fish Cultured in Malaysia: Economic Development or Native Fish Species Extinctions?

KHAIRUL ADHA A. Rahim, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

 

Non-native Freshwater Fishes in Singapore — An Update

TAN Heok Hui, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Aquatic Alien Invasive Species in Northern Thailand

Apinun SUVARNARAKSHA, Maejo University, Thailand

 

 

1230–1345

 

 

Lunch (Outside Lecture Theatre 31)

 

Plenary Talk 3

 

1345–1430

 

 

Invasive Marine Species: A Hidden Problem in Southeast Asia

Fred WELLS, Murdoch University, Australia

 

Session: Marine Invasions in Southeast Asia

 

1430–1445

 

 

 

 

1445–1500

 

 

1500–1515

 

 

1515–1530

 

 

 

1530–1545

 

 

Current Status of Marine Non-indigenous Species in the Western Pacific Region and a Case Study of the Introduced Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, in Thailand

Suchana Apple CHAVANICH, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

 

Non-indigenous Marine Species in Singapore: An Update

Zeehan JAAFAR, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Do Singapore's Seawalls Host Non-native Marine Molluscs?

TAN Wen Ting, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

New Record of an Invasive Marine Mussel Mytella strigatta (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in Singapore

TAN Koh Siang, Tropical Marine Science Institute, Singapore

 

Geographic Spread of an Alien Aquaculture Species, Penaeaus vannamei and their Ecological Impacts in Eastern Thailand

Wansuk SENANAN, Burapha University, Thailand

 

 

1545–1615

 

 

Afternoon tea

 

Session: Biology of Invasive Taxa

 

1615–1630

 

 

1630–1645

 

 

 

1645–1700

 

 

1700–1715

 

 

The Current Status and Management of the Golden Apple Snail in Vietnam

DO Van Tu, Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam

 

The "Unseen" Invader has Settled Down: Observations on Arctodiapomus dorsalis in Philippine Lakes

Rey Donne S. PAPA, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

Introduced Decapod Crustaceans in Indonesia's Inland Waters

Daisy WOWOR, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Indonesia

 

Invasive Apple Snails, Pomacea spp. as Pests in Irrigated Rice: Present Status, Impact, and Management

Ravindra Chandra JOSHI, Pampanga State Agricultural University, Philippines

 

 

END OF DAY 1

27th July 2017 (Thursday)

Registration

 

0830–0900

 

 

Registration outside Lecture Theatre 31 (Block S16 Level 3)

 

Plenary Talk 4

 

0900–0945

 

Predicting Invasive Species Impacts Under Context-dependencies

Jaimie T. A. DICK, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

 

Session: Ecological Mechanisms in Biological Invasions

 

0945–1000

 

 

1000–1015

 

 

1015–1030

 

 

1030–1045

 

 

Potential Effects of Climate Change on Cognitive Abilities in an Invasive Fish

Kit MAGELLAN, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

 

Investigating the Ecology of Invasive Alien Species in Singapore's Fresh Waters

Darren C. J. YEO, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Impacts of Introgression on Natural Communities

Keren Resha SADANANDAN, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Suitability Mapping and Risk of Importation via Travel for Two Major Mosquito Vectors: A Global Analysis

Borame S. L. DICKENS, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

 

1045–1115

 

 

Tea break

 

Session: Biology of Invasive Taxa

 

1115–1130

 

 

1130–1145

 

 

 

1145–1200

 

 

 

 

1200–1215

 

 

1215–1230

 

 

 

Exotic Macrophytes in Tropical Lakes: Management and Potential Applications

Darren Zong Han SIM, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Measuring the Effects of Temperature and Food Concentration on Acrtodiaptomus dorsalis: The Importance of Laboratory Culture Studies in Invasive Copepod Research

Dino T. TORDESILLAS, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

 

Current Knowledge of an Invasive Alien Species, Gambusia affinis (Baird and Girard, 1853) in Kenyir Reservoir, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia — Species Distribution and Potential Resource Overlap With Some Native Species

Amirrudin B. AHMAD, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

 

Movement of Frogs and Turtles Relevant to Bioinvasions on Borneo

Indraneil DAS, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

 

The Singapore Crayfish Story: Understanding the Drivers and Impacts of Cherax quadricarinatus Invasion

ZENG Yiwen, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Closing Remarks

 

1230–1245

 

Farewell remarks by:

Darren C. J. YEO

Organising chair, AIASSEA Symposium, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore)

 

 

1245–1400

 

 

Lunch (Outside Lecture Theatre 31)

 

 

END OF SYMPOSIUM