Paradise of Indonesia

About this event

Paradise of Indonesia is an online symposium on the 19th of April 2021 held by Veterinary Faculty, Ghent University Belgium, under Global Minds project.

Paradise of Indonesia

With this event we want to highlight the amazing biodiversity of animal species in Indonesia and raise awareness about the current challenges the Republic of Indonesia is facing concerning the protection of their wildlife.

This event is organised with help of VLIR-UOS and Belgium partner in development.

Register

You can register for this event via https://congrezzo.ugent.be/paradise-of-indonesia/registration

Program

Time (CEST) Event
09:30 - 10:00 Opening ceremony
10:00 - 10:30

"Conservation Veterinary Medicine for Wildlife"

Dedi Candra, DVM. M. Si (Forestry Officer at Conservation Biodiversity Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia)

10:30 - 11:00

"Orang Utan School in Indonesia"

Greggy Harry Poetra, DVM. (Veterinarian in Orang Utan School at Nyaru Menteng, Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation)

11:00 - 11:30

"Komodo dragon conservation efforts in Indonesia"

Muhammad Ikbal Putera, S. Hut., M. S. (Forest Ecosystem Manager, Komodo National Park)

11:30 - 12:00

 

"Save, protect and increase the Rhino population in Indonesia"

Firmanto Noviar Suwanda, S. Hut., M. Si (Forestry Extension Officer, Ujung Kulon National Park)

12:00 - 12:10 Closing ceremony

Moderators

Jella Wauters, Ph.D., DVM

Senior Scientist Wildlife Metabolomics (LCA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium

Wildlife Endocrinologist Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany

Cyriel Ververs, Ph.D., DVM

Reproductive specialist at Equiception, The Netherlands

Pro Fetura, wildlife conservation breeding

Organizing Committee

Supervisors

Prof. Dr. Geert Opsomer
Prof. Dr. Ann Van Soom

Promotors

Habib Syaiful Arif Tuska
Gretania Residiwati

Delegation

Indonesian Embassy in Belgium (KBRI)

  • Dara Yusilawati

  • Nefertiti Hindratmo

Veterinary Student Association for Development and Wildlife (VSDW):

  • Lisa Van Acker
  • Justine Vandenberghe

 Indonesian Student Association in Ghent (PPI Ghent):

  • Kevin Cahyadi Untoro
  • Irdanto Saputra Lase
  • Sulkhan Windrayahya

 

IT support

  • Kenny Vandenbroucke
  • Bart De Poortere

Partners

Indonesian Embassy in Belgium (KBRI)

Indonesian Embassy in Belgium

Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia

Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia

VSDW (Exotic Animals Community of Ghent University)

Exotic Animals Community of Ghent University

PPI Gent (Indonesian Students Association, Community in Ghent)

Indonesian Students Association Community Ghent

Asean Plus

Asean Plus