February 9 - 11, 2017
“New Innovations and Emerging Technologies in Asian Biotechnology”

in conjunction with

DOST East Asia 4th National Workshop 2017

Conference Room 4th Floor Henry Sy Building, De La Salle University, Manila


The 9th AFOB Regional Symposium (ARS 2017) is an annual event of Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB). This time, the ARS 2017 will be hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department, Gokongwei College of Engineering of De La Salle University in coordination with Asian Federation of Biotechnology from February 09-11, 2017. The ARS 2017 is aimed to present the recent advanced research results among scientists of universities, institutes, companies in the Philippines and other countries under AFOB’s partnership.


Official language used in the symposium is English.

Abstract and Manuscript Submission

Abstract: Provide an abstract in English which states concisely the objectives and results of research paper in not more than 250 words. The abstract should include title, names and affiliations of all authors, contact email and telephone number of corresponding author. Do not cite any reference in the abstract. A list of 4-6 keywords should be included in the abstract. All submissions should be sent to the Symposium Secretariat at

Registration and Fees

Symposium fee is 350 USD for each foreign participant, 100 USD for each accompanying foreign participant, student fee is 150 USD, and 80 USD for local participants, 25 USD for each accompanying local participant, and 30 USD for local students. The fee for the symposium covers the materials given during the symposium and all activities in the event such as attendance in sessions, eco and geological tour, lunch, coffee break, dinner etc.

Registration deadline: December 30, 2016
All registrations and payments including local and international participants who are AFOB’s members and non-members are requested to perform online registration on the website of AFOB at no later than December 30th 2016.