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Dr. Armin A. Fullante, Director for Student Affairs and Science Professor of this University, was among the plenary speakers at the 3rd International Conference on Green World in Business and Technology (ICGWBT) held on March 29, 2014 at the Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD), Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Fullante spoke on “Green Environmental Education.” In her talk, Dr. Fullante highlighted the different approaches to environmental education such as Eco-arts, use of school ground as outdoor learning resource for environmental education, environmental education and biodiversity and incorporating spirituality in environmental education.
Senior lecturers and researchers from other countries were also invited as plenary speakers and tackled different topics. They were: Dr. Zulfikli Mohamed Udin, Senior Lecturer and Dean, School of Technology Management and Logistics, Universiti Utara, Malaysia, “Intellectual Property Right Roles in Green Business and Technology”; Dr. Pharkphoom Panichayupa-Karanant, Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Botany, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, “Standardization and Preparation of Active Constituents of Rich Herbal Extracts” and Dr. Anwarrudin Hisyam, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia, “Rare Earth Elements: Impact on Green Technology.”
Research papers were likewise presented by the students and faculty of UAD during the parallel sessions on such areas as Economics, Health Sciences, Biological Sciences and Industrial Technology. Dr. Fullante also gave a lecture on current science to students in the Faculty of Science and Mathematics of UAD.
The theme of this year’s 3rd ICGWBT is “Intellectual Property Rights Based on Green Social Dynamics, Business and Science Technology.” The international conference was organized by the Universitas Ahmad Dahlan with Dr. Dwi Suhartanti as Chairman of the Organizing Committee. (AAFullante)