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International Workshop on Environment and Climate Change Challenge,

Response and Lessons Learnt

TonDucThangUniversity

HoChiMinhCity,Vietnam

17 - 18 December 2015

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

 

Day 1                      17 December 2015                (ROOM A.101)

7:30 – 8.00        Registration:

8:00-8:15            Welcome by Dr. Tran Trong Dao, Vice President of  Ton Duc Thang University

8:15-8:25            Welcome by Dr Nguyen Duc Hiep, Head of Environmental Quality, Atmospheric Science and Climate Change Research Group.

8:25-8:30            Take a photo to take the memory of the workshop 

8:30-9:15          Keynote address: Green Automation for Energy and Environment Sustainability by A. Professor Quang Ha, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia

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Session 1: Climate Change and Atmospheric Science – Chair Dr. Ho Quoc Bang

9:15-9:35         The Spatio–temporal variation of mangrove forest in Ben Tre province, Vietnam, Hoang Hieu Ha and Kwong Fai Andrew Lo, Faculty of Environmental Science and Labor Protection, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam., Graduate Institute of Earth Science, Chinese Culture University,  Taipei, Taiwan.

9:35 – 9:55        A study of building social vulnerability index of Tam Thon Hiep, Can Gio District, Vietnam, Tran Thi Kim, Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang, Truong Van Hieu, HCMC University of Natural Resources and Environment, HCMC University of Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam.

9:55 – 10:15       Association of the pacific and Indian Ocean climate drivers with rainfall in Vietnam, Dr Nguyen Duc Hiep, Environmental Quality, Atmospheric Science and Climate Change Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam; Office of Environment & Heritage NSW, Australia.

10:15 – 10:45   Tea break    

Session 2: Infrastructure development and planning – Chair A. Prof. Quang Ha

10:45 - 11:05     Municipal solid waste management in Taiwan: Current status and the way forward to Zero Waste Society, Ngoc Bao Dung Thi, Faculty of Environment and Labour Safety, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam

11:05 - 11:25     Impact Assessment of  backfills along Soai Rap - Sai Gon River in Long An province and Ho Chi Minh City due to increasing tidal water level of Sai Gon River in Ho Chi Minh City, Bui Viet Hung, University of Sciences – National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

11:25 – 11:45    Food waste to bio-energy via bio-fermentation, Ngoc Bao Dung Thi, Faculty of Environment and Labour Safety, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

11:45 – 13:00      Lunch break

 

Session 3: Water quality and ecological science – Chair Dr. Nguyen Hong Quan

14:00 – 14:20    Free living nematode communities relating to environmental impact in the Ba Lai river, Ben Tre province, Tran Thanh Thai, Nguyen Thi My Yen, Ngo Xuan Quang, Department of Environmental Management and Technology, Institute of Tropical Biology, Vietnam

14:20 – 14:40    Water quality assessment of Vam Co Dong River for Water Supply Purposes, D. Pham, Faculty of Environment and Labour Safety Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam.

14:40 – 15:00    Life cycle assessment of three differently treated constructed wetland systems in New Taipei City, Nguyen Thuy Vien Minh, and Tsai-Ming Lee, Ton Duc Thang University Vietnam, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

15:00 – 15:20    Application of mathematical model combined with GIS to determine the discharge limits on Thi Tinh river, Binh Duong province, Nguyen Hai Au, Institute for Environment and Resources, Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

15:20 – 15:50     Tea Break

 

Session 4: Environment, Sustainable Development and Health impact            Chair Prof. Tran Cong Thanh

15:50 – 16:10    Design with nature for the mekong delta: a geographical framework of landscape ecosystem, A. Professor Hung-Fei Lei, Department of Geography, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

16:10 - 16:30     Evaluation report: The national action plan for adaptation to climate change in Indonesia and Cambodia, Phuong Duong, Wiwiek Eko Safitri, Faculty of Social Science and Humanity Studies, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam

16:30 – 16:50    Changing waste management model for low carbon future – Sustainable urban waste management, My Nguyen, Baria Vungtau Urban Sewerage and Development Co., Vietnam

Ton Duc Thang Campus Tour 16:50 – 18:00

 

Day 2                      18 December 2015                        (ROOM A.101)

8:30 – 9:20        Keynote address, computational modelling for decision support in agriculture, Professor Tran Cong Thanh, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia

Session 1: Climate Change and Atmospheric Science Chair Dr. Pham Anh Duc

9:20 – 9:40        Development a clean air plan for developing cities: A case of Can Tho City, Vietnam – Dr Ho Quoc Bang, Institute for Environment and Resources/Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

9:40 – 10:00      Research in the development of green growth criteria for evaluating, ranking and proposing solution to promote green growth in urban districts of Ho Chi Minh City, Dr Ho Minh Dung, Institute for Environment and Resources, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

10:00 – 10:20    Long-term water quality assessment of the Thi Vai River, Vietnam: Impacts of pollution management, Nguyen Hong Quan, Ngo Quang Hieu, Do Thi Quynh Nga, Malte Lorenz, Stephanie Zeunert, Huyen Le, and Günter Meon, Institute for Environment and Resources (IER), Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, Leichtweiß-Institute for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources,  University of Braunschweig, Germany.

10:20 – 10:40      Tea break

 

Session 2: Water quality and ecological science – Chair Dr. Ngo Xuan Quang

10:40 – 11:00    Effect of two different types of feed on growth performance of tilapia at Hoa My Water Tower In Phong Dien District, Thua Thien Hue Province, Luong Quang Tuong and Nguyen Phi Nam, Hue University Forestry and Agriculture, Vietnam.

11:00 – 11:20    Rapid assessment of sediment environmental quality in the Sai Gon River harbors by applying MI index and cp triangle of free living nematodes, Nguyen Thi My Yen, Ngo Xuan Quang, Institute of Tropical Biology, Vietnam.

11:20 – 11:40    Research on upstream reservoir to saltwater intrusion on Dong Nai network downstream by numerical method, Tran Thi Kim, Nguyen Thi Bay, Nguyen Ky Phung, HCMC University of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Vietnam.

12:00 – 13:00      Lunch break      

Session 3: Environment, Sustainable Development and Health impact

Chair Dr. Thi Ngoc Bao Dung

14:00 – 14:20    Assessment of salinity intrusion in aquifers of Thi Vai river using automatic groundwater monitoring. Nguyen Duy Hieu, Mai Toan Thang, Nguyen Hong Quan, Lam Quang Dung, Matthias Pätsch, Institute for Environment and Resources, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam; Leichtweiß-Institute for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources,  University of Braunschweig, Germany.

14:20 – 14:40    Assessing water quality of rivers and tributaries in Tien Giang province using GIS, Dang Quoc Dung, Nguyen Thi Hien Le, Pham Anh Duc, Faculty of Environment and Labour Safety, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam.

14:40 -15:00      Assessment of wastewater impacts from Tra catfish (Pangasianodon Hypoththalmus) pond farming on key ecosystem services in An Giang province, Vietnam, Chau Thi Da, Nong Thi Kim Chi, Bui Xuan Thanh, Hakan Berg, Bui Ta Long, Environmental Engineering and Management Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Faculty of Environment and Labour Safety, Ton Duc Thang University, Faculty of Environment, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology, Vietnam, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University, Sweden.

15:00 – 15:10      Workshop  closing – Dr Nguyen Duc Hiep

Tea & networking