Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium (APCCS)
24 - 27 May 1994
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
(National University of Malaysia)

43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA
Opening Ceremony
Tuesday 24th May, 1994
Dewan Sri Kayangan, Kelab Rekreasi Universiti
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
0830Arrival of guests
0845Arrival of Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
0855Arrival of the Minister of Agriculture, Malaysia
0900Speech by YBhg Prof Dato' Sham Sani, Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
0915Speech and Official Opening by YB Dato' Seri Sanusi Junid, Minister of Agriculture, Malaysia
1015Visiting Exhibition
1100Symposium Begins

      Symposium Programmes
Date Time Event/Presentation
24th May, 1994
0800-0845 Registration
0830-1100 Opening Ceremony
1100-1230 Session 1
Chairman: Prof Dr S. Hirano, Tottori University, Japan.
1100-1145 Invited Lecture I
Dr S. Subasinghe
INFOFISH, Malaysia
The Development of Crustacean and Molluscs Industries for Chitin-Chitosan Resource.
1145-1230 Invited Lecture II
Dr G. Lang
Wella AG, Germany
Chitosan Derivatives - Preparation and Potential Uses.
1230-1400 Lunch
1400-1445 Session 2
Chairman: Prof Dr G.A.F. Roberts, Nottingham - Trent University, UK.
1400-1445 Invited Lecture III
Prof Dr D. Koga
Yamaguchi University, Japan
Chitinase for Self-Defense in Plants.
1445-1545 Session 3
Chairman: Prof Dr G.W. Gooday, University of Aberdeen, UK.
1445-1505 Paper 1
S.Z. Rogovina, T.A. Akopova and S.N.Zelenetskii
Russian Academy of Science
The Production of Chitin Derivatives Under Conditions of Shear Deformation
1505-1525 Paper 2
Dang Van Luyen
National Centre for Natural Science and Technology, Vietnam
Partially Hydrolysed Chitosan
1525-1545 Paper 3
Rong Huei Chen, Jeun Hwang Lin and Tosiro Tsaih
National Taiwan Ocean University
Relationship Between Degree of Deacetylation and Chain Stiffness of Chitosan Molecules in Solution
1545-1700 Poster/Exhibition
1700 Refreshment
25th May, 1994
0800-1930 Day Trip to Melaka - The Historic City
26th May, 1994
0830-1000 Session 4
Chairman: Prof Dr D. Koga, Yamaguchi University, Japan
0830-0915 Invited Lecture IV
Prof Dr S. Hirano
Tottori University, Japan
Biomedical and Animal Feed Additive Application of Chitin and Chitosan.
0915-1000 Invited Lecture V
Prof Dr S. Tokura
Hokkaido University, Japan
Grading, Specification, Characterization and Testing of Chitin and Chitosan.
1000-1030 Refreshment
1030-1200 Session 5
Chairman: Prof Dr S. Tokura, Hokkaido University, Japan
1030-1115 Invited Lecture VI
Prof Dr G.A.F. Roberts
Nottingham - Trent University, UK
Structure - Properties Relationship in Chitin and its Derivatives.
1115-1200 Invited Lecture VII
Prof Dr L.A. Hadwiger
Washingto State University, USA
Chitosan as Crop Growth Regulator.
1200-1230 Poster and Exhibition
1230-1400 Lunch
1400-1445 Session 6
Chairman: Dr G.M. Hall, Loughborough University of Technology, UK
1400-1445 Invited Lecture VIII
Dr D.H. Davies
Nova Chem Ltd, Canada
N,O-Carboxymethylchitosan - A Preservative Coating for Fruits and Sonar Transducer Fluid.
1445-1605 Session 7
Dr D.H. Davies, Nova Chem Ltd, Canada
1445-1505 Paper 4
Tadashi Uragami
Kansai University, Japan
Transport of Organic Compounds Against Their Concentration Gradient Across and QuarternizedChitosan Membranes
1505-1525 Paper 5
Mohd Nor Mohd Yusoff, Arisol Alimuniar and Harry Agusnar
Forest Research Institute, Malaysia
Properties of Oil Palm Pulp Treated with Chitosan
1525-1545 Paper 6
S. Hirano, Y. Ishigami, Y. Yoshigumi and H. Inui
Tottori University, Japan
An Environmentally Friendly Method for the Preparation of Alkaline Chitin
1545-1605 Paper 7
Sun Duoxian and Wu Shuizhu
Tianjin University, P.R. China
Studies on Chitosan and Its pH-Renponsibility
1605-1625 Paper 7A
A. Retnakaran
Sault Ste Marie, Canada
Chitin Formation in the Spruce Budworm, Christomeura fumiferana
1625-1700 Refreshment, Poster, Exhibition
27th May, 1994
0830-1000 Session 8
Chairman: Dr G Lang, Wella AG, Germany
0830-0915 Invited Lecture IX
Prof Dr G.W. Gooday
University of Aberdeen, UK
Diversity of Roles of Chitinases in Nature.
0915-1000 Invited Lecture X
Assoc Prof Dr Md Pauzi Abdullah
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Chitosan-Based Treatment System for Oily Water Discharges.
1000-1030 Refreshment, Poster, Exhibition
1030-1130 Session 9
Chairman: Dr Wan Mohamed Wan Muda, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
1030-1050 Paper 8
G.M. Hall and C.L. Reid
Loughborough University of Technology, UK
Scaled-Up of Lactic Acid Fermentation Process for the Recovery of Chitin from Prawn Waste
1050-1110 Paper 9
P. Sophanodora and N. Hutadilok
Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Feasibility Study of a Shrimp-Based Chitin/Chitosan Industry in Southern Thailand
1110-1130 Paper 10
Seiichi Tokura, Akihiro Shirai, Hiroshi Seo, Shin-ichiro Nishimura and Norio Nishi
Hokkaido University, Japan
Regeneration of Chitin Using New Solvent System
1130-1445 Lunch
1445-1525 Session 10
Chairman: Prof Dr L. A. Hadwiger, Washington State University, USA
1445-1505 Paper 11
Sei-ichi Aiba
National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research, Japan
Preparation of N-Acetylacetooligosaccharides by Enzymic Methods
1505-1525 Paper 12
Faujan .H. Ahmad
Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Malaysia
Chitosan for Extraction of Free Fatty Acid From Palm Oil
1525-1630 Session 11 Open Discussion
Chairman: Assoc Prof Dr Arisol Alimuniar, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
1630-1700 Closing Ceremony
28th May, 1994
Departure of participants. With the best of regards from the secretariat of Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium to all participants and a pleasant stay in Malaysia for the oversea participants. Selamat berpisah, jumpa lagi.

      Poster Presentation

Toshiro Tsaih*, Rong Huei Chen and Jeun Hwang Lin
Dept of Marine Food Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, #2 Peining Road, Keelung, Taiwan 20224, R.O.CHINA.
Effect of Various Degree of Deacetylation and Molecular Weight on Polyelectrolyte and Rheological Properties of Chitosan.

Michiko Kono*, Takashi Matsui, Kiyoshi Furukawa, Hideo Satoh, Marcy N. Wilder, Katsumi Aida and Chiaki Shimizu
Fisheries Research Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Maisaka, Shizuoka 431-02, JAPAN.
Chitinolytic Enzymes of Aquatic Species.

Seon Jeong Kim and Young Moo Lee*
Department of Industrial Chemistry, College of Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul 133-791, KOREA.
Properties of Crystalline Chitin Derivatives

Jeremy M. Clarke* and Christopher J. Knowles
Research School of Biosciences, The University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NJ, UNITED KINGDOM.
A New Picric Acid Method to Determine the Degree of N-Acetylation of Chitosan.

Mat B Zakaria*, Mohd Jamil Jais, Arisol Alimuniar, Zainal Abidin Harahap and Wan Saime Wan Ngah
Chemistry Dept, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
Chitosan as a Chemical Agent in the Treatment of Water and Waste Waters.

Mohd Ambar Yarmo*, Che Rosli Che Mat, Mohd Radzi Zainuddin, Yusuf Klb Samah and Arisol Alimuniar
Chemistry Dept, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
Studies on the Effect of Protein Chitin as a Chicken Feed Additive.

Sun Duoxian* and Dong Anjie
Department of Applied Chemistry, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, P.R. CHINA.
The Molecular Weight Control of Medical Chitosan.

V.W.D. Chui* and M.W. Wong
Biology Dept, Hong Kong Baptist University, 224 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, HONG KONG.
The Recovery of Copper from Aqueous Solutions Using Shrimp Shells, Tea Leaves and Seaweed Fronds.

Ab Manaf Abu Samah*, Mohd Jamil Jais, Md Pauzi Abdullah and Arisol Alimuniar
Chemistry Dept, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
Treatment of Peatland Water Using Chitosan.

Mohd Jamil Jais*, Mat B Zakaria, Arisol Alimuniar and Wan Khairul Amalina
Chemistry Dept, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
Analyses of the Effectiveness of Chitosan in the Treatment of Effluent from Rubber Caagulation Industry.

Md Soot Ahmad* and Rusli Yahya
Nuclear Science Dept, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
Some Observation on Radiation Grafting of Styrene Onto Chitosan Film.

Day Trip To Melaka - The Historic City
Wednesday 25th May, 1994
0800Departure from Metero Inn, Kajang
0815Collecting Participants at UKM, Bangi
1000Visiting Melaka - The Historic City
1200Lunch Break
1300Visiting Crocodile Farm
1530Visiting Mini Malaysia
1730Returning Jorney

Symposium Dinner
Thursday 26th May, 1994
Metro Inn, Kajang
2015Arrival of Guests
2030Arrival of the Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Malaysia
2035Speech by the Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2045Speech by YB Datuk Law Hieng Ding, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Malaysia

Closing Ceremony
Friday 27th May, 1994
Dewan Pujangga, Kelab Rekreasi Universiti
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
1630Arrival of Guests
1635Arrival of Vice-Chancellor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
1640Speech by the Chairman of the Organizing Committee
1650Closing Speech by YBhg Prof Dato' Sham Sani, Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

A Word of Appreciation
The Symposium was made possible by the cooperation of the following
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Malaysia
  • Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Malaysia
  • Tourism Malaysia (Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism, Malaysia)
  • Malaysian Airline Syatem (MAS)
  • Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)
  • British High Commission, Kuala Lumpur
  • Metero Inn, Kajang
  • Kitosan Laboratory Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur
  • Perkin-Elmer Instruments (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya
  • Syarikat Cergas Padu Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur
  • Lab Solutions Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur
  • Bumi-Sains Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya
  • Interscience Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya
  • Hewlett-Packard Sales (M) Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur
  • Helcom Engineering Corp, Kuala Lumpur
  • Excellence in Beuty Education Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur
  • Every individual without whose contribution, however infinitesimal, this symposium would not have been possible.

The non-html version of this document dated Jun 1994.