mpob isbab2018

ISBAB 2018

The 14th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology

Invitation Letter

Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to join the 14th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (ISBAB) which will be held from 22nd - 24th October 2018 at Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel and Residences, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This symposium is jointly organized by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and the International Society of Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (ISBAB). The ISBAB 2018 intends to create a forum for all scientists interested in biocatalysis, biotechnology and related research fields. The main themes of the ISBAB 2018 will emphasize on the important and emerging scientific and technological developments in the areas of i) Agricultural Biotechnology, ii) Biofuels and Bioprocesses, and iii) Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.

The scientific program will offer a wide range of topics, covering the themes described above. As such, we value your contribution in giving a lecture, presenting a poster or as a participant to share your expertise, which will contribute to the success of this conference. This is the first time ISBAB is being held in Kuala Lumpur, a city of diverse cultures, culinary styles and unique sights.

We extend our sincere appreciation in advance for your interest and consideration in attending this symposium. ISBAB members and the organizing committee look forward to seeing you in Kuala Lumpur this October and would like to kindly invite you to register for the symposium through our online Registration site.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries. Looking forward to welcoming you in Malaysia.


Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Kadir, Ph.D.
Advisor of the 14th ISBAB Organizing
Deputy Director-General (R&D)
Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia

Jei-Fu Shaw, Ph.D.
President of ISBAB
President of I-Shou
University Kaohsiung,
Ching-Tsang Hou, Ph.D.
Founding President of ISBAB