International Sandalwood Symposium Features Outstanding Keynote Speaker
The International Sandalwood Symposium, being held at the East-West Center, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu on October 21-24, 2012 will feature Keynote Speaker,Â Dr. Anantha Padmanabha.
With over forty years ofÂ experienceÂ in forestry in India, Dr. Padmanabha, an expert on sandalwood cell biology, has worked as a senior scientist at the Â Institute of Wood Science and Technology in Bangalore, India,Â served as a Director of Karnataka Research Foundation and Advance Technology Transfer, Bangalore, and consulted to forestry companies and government agencies in Western Australia.
He has authored and co-authored books on sandalwood and published over 150 publications in journals both in India and Internationally. He was designated as Chief Technical Advisor for sandalwood projects with the World Bank Forestry Research Education and Extension ProjectÂ with the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education.