Program for the International Symposium on the
Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Taichung City, Taiwan

Tuesday, June 13, 2000 (National Museum of Natural Science, Blue Hall)

10:30-13:00 Registration and Poster Show

13:00-13:30 Opening CeremonyDr. H. H. Chen , Dr. Y. S. Chow and Dr. T. F. Sheen

13:30-13:40 Group Photo


Section I Chairperson: Dr. S. H. Cheng

13:40-14:10 Current Status of Plant Variety Protection in Taiwan

Ms. H. H. Lee, Taiwan

14:10-15:40 Current Status of Plant Variety Protection in UPOV

Mr. C. J. Barendrecht , the Netherlands
translator: Dr. F. C. Chen

15:40-16:00 Coffee Break


Section II Chairperson: Dr. W. J. Ho

16:00-17:30 Implement of Plant Breeders' Right -   an European Perspective

Mr. J. H. Selchau, Denmark
translator: Dr. W. H. J. Kuo


Wednesday, June 14,2000National Museum of Natural Science, Blue Hall

Section III Chairperson: Dr. F. J. M. Sung

08:00-09:30 Current Status of Plant Variety Protection in Japan

Mr. Mizuno Tadao, Japan
translator: Dr. Y. Chu

09:30-10:00 Proposal on the Revision of the Seed and Variety Act 1988

Dr. W. H. J. Kuo, Taiwan

10:00-10:20 Coffee Break


Section IV Chairperson: Dr. P. L. Huang

10:20-11:50 Plant Variety Protection and Its Recent Progress in the Republic of Korea

                                        Dr. Keun-Jin Choi, Korea
                                        translator: Dr. H. S. Lin

11:50-13:00 Lunch


Section V Chairperson: Dr. M. J. Tseng

13:00-14:30 Plant Variety Protection in Vegetative Propagation Plants in the United States

                                         Ms. B. Brandon, USA
                                         translator: Dr. T. C. Yang

14:30-16:00 Current Status of Plant Variety Protection in Seed Propagation Plants in the USA

                                         Dr. T. Salt, USA
                                         translator: Dr. Y. Sung

16:00-16:20 Coffee Break


Section VI Chairpersons: Dr. T. F. Sheen, Dr. Y. S. Chow, and Dr. S. H. Cheng

16:20-17:00 Panel Discussion…………All Invited Speakers