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ISBAB 2018

The 14th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology

Study Tour

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Sime Darby Plantation Tour
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Royal Selangor
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Cultural Walk


Programme - 24th October 2018

7.30 - 9.00 amTravel from KL meeting point to Sime Darby Plantation, Carey Island
9:00 - 1:00 pmPlantation Tour followed by lunch
1:00 - 2:30 pmTravel to Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor Centre
2:30 - 4:00 pmTour of Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor Centre
4:00 - 7:00 pmWalking / shopping tour around Central Market
7:00 pmBuffet dinner at The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur


** General tips for study tour

  • Dress appropriately for the hot weather.
    For men, long pants, covered shoes and polo T-shirt. For ladies, skirts are strictly prohibited.

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.

  • Protect yourself from the sun (walk in the shade where possible and wear a hat and sun block).

  • Take some drinking water.

  • Bring a foldable umbrella if you have one.

  • Don't forget your camera. However for security and safety reasons, there will be no photo taking and video recording during tours in Mills and Refineries.

Sime Darby Plantation Tour, Carey Island

  1. West Estate Demo Site
    • Briefing on oil palm plantation
    • Harvesting demo
    • Briefing on integrated pest management & sustainable agricultural practices

  2. West Oil Mill
    • Briefing on mill processes
    • Oil Mill Tour

  3. Sime Darby Plantation Museum

Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor Centre

  1. Guided Tour
    Visitors are guided through pewter artefact displays and witness real-time pewter-crafting.

  2. School of Hard Knocks workshop
    Visitor create their own take-home souvenir using traditional tools, similar to those used by pewter-smiths more than 100 years ago.

    ** Discounted price for ISBAB 2018 participants at RM55.25 per person (with GST) and duration is about 30 minutes.

  3. The Foundry workshop
    Visitors craft their own take-home pewter accessory using fundamental pewter crafting processes

    ** Discounted price for ISBAB 2018 participants at RM153.00 per person (with GST) and duration is about 1 hour.