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APAME 2017 Tentative Program


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Time Day1 : August 18, 2017
08:30-08:50 Opening Ceremonies   
08:50-09:00 Group photo   



Plenary session 1 & 2


Chair: Phouthone Vangkonevilay (Lao PDR)
          Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)



Plenary session 1
Health Research in Laos: Past, Present, and Future 


Boungnong Boupha (Lao PDR)



Plenary session 2
Survival of Journals and Articles in the Web Era 


Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)

10:00-10:20 Coffee Break  



Session 1. Research Capacity Building 


Chair: Amorn Leelarasamee (Thailand)
          Mayfong Mayxay (Lao PDR)
10:20-10:40 1. Concepts Amorn Leelarasamee (Thailand)
10:40-11:00 2. Research capacity strengthening: From Principles to good practice-Lao PDR experiences Sengchanh Kounnavong (Lao PDR)
11:00-11:20 3. Research Capacity Building and Integration in Real Practicing Somkiat Wattanasirichaigoon (Thailand)
11:20-11:40 4. Sciences and Technology strategy to support Institutional capacity building for research Siphone Sengsoulichanh (Lao PDR)
11:40-12:00 Discussion  
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break  



Session 2.  Ethical issues in research writing: Transparency, Data sharing, Disclosure and Plagiarism

Chair: Sam Mathew (India)
          Burmaajav Badrakh (Mongolia)
13:00-13:20 1. Implications of recent clinical trial transparency regulations to Medical Journals, editors and authors  Sam Mathew (India)
13:20-13:40 2. Publishing Ethics: Importance of Disclosures Trevor Lane (Japan)
13:40-14:00 3. ICMJE Statement on Data Sharing for clinical trials Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)
14:00-14:20 4. Plagiarism Lekhraj Rampal (Malaysia)
14:20-14:30 Discussion  



Session 3. Writing a research paper (1) 


Chair: Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
          Sun Tun (Myanmar) 
14:30-14:45 1. Why doing a research and why writing up a paper? Mayfong Mayxay (Lao PDR)
14:45-15:00 2. Title, Abstract, Keywords Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
15:00-15:15 3. The Introduction José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)
15:15-15:25 Discussion  
15:25-15:45 Coffee Break   



Session 4. Writing a research paper (2) 


Chair: José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)
          Lekhraj Rampal (Malaysia)
15:45-16:00 1. Materials and Methods  Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
16:00-16:15 2. Results and Discussion  José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)
16:15-16:30 3. References  Hee-Jin Yang (Korea)
16:30-16:45 4. Structuring a Scientific Manuscript Supriya Shanbhag (india)
16:45-16:55 Discussion  



Session 5. Global Health Library, WPRIM and IMSEAR


Chair: Marie Villemin (WHO)
          Masamichi Kitagawa (Japan)
16:55-17:15 1. Construction and Development of WPRIM: Opportunities, Problems and Challenges Fang An (China)
17:15-17:35 2. Activities of the Japanese National Committee for the Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIMJ) Masamichi Kitagawa (Japan)
17:35-17:55 3. Global Health Library: the changes, challenges and development for the last 10 years Alma Mila Prosperoso(WHO)
17:55-18:05 Discussion  
18:05-19:05 Welcome Dinner  
Time Day2 : August 19, 2017



Plenary session 3 & 4


Chair: Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)
          Jeong-Wook Seo (Korea)



Plenary session 3

Institutional repository of WHO : IRIS (Institutional Repository for Information Sharing)


Marie Villemin (WHO)



Plenary session 4

Core Competencies for Scientific Editors of Biomedical Journals: Consensus Statement


José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)

09:30-09:50 Coffee Break   



Session 6. The Editors' Role


Chair: Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)
          Nguyen Thanh Thao (Vietnam)
09:50-10:10 1. Editors' role and manuscript workflow for journal editors Peter Munk (Canada)
10:10-10:30 2. Best Practices for Amending Publications with the Continued Evolution of Academic Publishing Tyler Michael Coupal (Canada)
10:30-10:50 3. Role and responsibilities of the copy editor  Sucharita Kundu (India)
10:50-11:05 Discussion  



Session 7. Medical education in Laos


Chair: Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)
          Ketsomsouk Bouphavanh( Lao PDR)
11:05-11:25 1. Basic medical education in Lao PDR Ketsomsouk Bouphavanh (Lao PDR)
11:25-11:45 2. Teaching medical professionalism in Japan Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)
11:45-12:00 Discussion  
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break  



Plenary session 5 & 6


Chair: Merlita M. Opeña (Philippines)
          Oh-Hoon Kwon (Korea)



Plenary session 5
Journal Impact: Can We Do Better?
Nicholas Talley (Australia)



Plenary session 6
Essential unique identifiers for journal and e-journal publishing
Choon Shil Lee (Korea)



Session 8. The Peer Reviewers' Role


Chair: Saw Aik (Malaysia)
          Erlinda Palaganas (Philippines)
14:00-14:20 1 Peer Review Basics  Trevor Lane (Japan)
14:20-14:40 2. Open review and update of concepts in peer review  Saw Aik (Malaysia)
14:40-15:00 3. Retaining and rewarding peer reviewers  Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
15:00-15:10 Discussion  
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break   



Session 9. New Information services for researchers


Chair: Marie Villemin (WHO)
          Amit Joshi (Nepal)
15:30-15:50 1. Multimedia library services Marie Villemin (WHO)
15:50-16:10 2. Smart Searching for Clinicians : from Human Language to Complex Searching Sakda Vallibhakara (Thailand)
16:10-16:30 3. Predatory/Pseudo Journals Peter Munk (Canada)
16:30-16:50 4. Equality, equity and reality of open access on scholarly information  Jeong-Wook Seo (Korea)
16:50-17:00 Discussion  



Session 10. Training programs for health professionals in Laos


Chair: Marie Villemin (WHO)
          Amit Joshi (Nepal)
17:00-17:20 1. How to improve training programs for health professionals Allison Alley (US)



2. Emerging challenges and solutions on faculty development of health professional institutes in Lao PDR

Outavong Phathammavong (Lao PDR)


17:40-18:00 3. Dr. LEE Jong-wook Seoul Project: Achievement and Challenges Choi Yong (Korea)
18:00-18:10 Discussion  
18:10-18:20 Closing Remarks