Program

Day 1: Thursday 5 April 2018

 
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:20 Opening
  • Welcome speech: Vo Si Tuan, Chair of the UNESCO/IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) & Director of the Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)
  • Towards a Regional Keylab on Marine Toxins in Vietnam: Dao Viet Ha, Principal Investigator of WESTPAC Project on Marine Toxins and Seafood Safety
 
09:20-09:40 Brief message  
09:40-10:25 Country/Institute Report  
10:25-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-11:15 Country/Institute Report (cont.)  
11:15-12:15 Lecture 1: Biology and Ecology of CTX producers in the region - Chui Pin Leaw  
12:15-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-14:30 Country/Institute Report (cont.)  
14:30-15:00 Coffee break  
15:00-16:00 Lecture 2: Ciguatoxins - origin, features and methods for detection - Toshiyuki Suzuki  
16:00-17:00 Lecture 3: Analytical method for CTXs detection using LC/MS-MS system - Toshiyuki Suzuki  

Day 2: Friday 6 April 2018

 
09:00-12:00 Practical session: Extraction of CTXs from fish  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-14:30 Practical session: Introduction and demonstration on new PSP Kit  
14:30-17:30 Practical session: Clean up of CTXs from fish extracts  

Day 3: Saturday 7 April 2018

 
09:00-10:30 Practical session: Preparation of mobile phases  
10:30-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-12:00 Practical session: Set up and operation of CTXs analyzer  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-14:30 Keynote: CFP study and management - the experience from Japan - Yasuwo Fukuyo  
14:30-15:30 Discussion: Future direction on CFP study in WESTPAC region  
15:30-16:00 Coffee break  
16:00-17:30 Discussion: Action plan in 2018-2020 for marine toxins study in WESTPAC region  

Day 4: Sunday 8 April 2018

 
09:00-12:00 Practical session: Analysis of CTXs by LC/MS-MS  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-17:00 Data evaluation  

Day 5: Monday 9 April 2018

 
09:00-12:00 Laboratory work: Extraction of CTXs from moray eels  
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-17:00 Laboratory work: Analysis of CTXs by LC/MS-MS  

Information documents

# Description  
1. Workshop Announcement  
2. Application Form