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Announcement from ANS for the 7th Asian NIR Symposium (ANS 2020), Konkan, Thailand



We are glad to invite you to attend the 7th Asian NIR Symposium (ANS2020). The Symposium will be held in Khonkean city, Thailand from February 12-15, 2020 at AVANI Khon Kaen hotel. The meeting is co-organized by the Asian NIR Consortium (ANC) and Asian Near infrared Thai-committee. under Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Khon Kaen campus, THAILAND.

Asian NIR symposium were set up by rotating of host counties. Over past decade year, the 14th international conference (2009) and had the 3rd ANS (2012) were held in Bangkok, the central of Thailand. During that time, the meetings had been serving as a great platform to strengthen the collaboration between researchers in Asia and lead to knowledge exchange in the Near infrared field.

This time, the symposium will be hold in Khon Kaen, which is one of the large major provinces in Northeastern Thailand. The province has an airport with several direct flights from Bangkok and a vast variety of accommodations is available for different need and budget. Furthermore, Khon Kaen has special culture, namely “E-san” which is one kind of local culture in Thailand as can see from dancing performance and E-san food. With these well-facilities, Khon Kaen has been promoted to be one of the major tourist cities of Thailand. In addition, Khon Kaen has the famous of the sugar industry which the participant can attend in the interesting study tour. We are looking forward to welcome you to our symposium and our interesting city where both great academic experience and the wonderful memory are awaiting.

Asian Near infrared Thai-committee


Topics of Oral and Poster Presentation

  • Agriculture and Food Imaging and Instrumentation
  • Non-Destructive Techniques and Biology
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical
  • Basic Science and Chemometric
  • Chemistry and Polymer
  • Advanced Technology and Engineering
  • NIR Related Topics

Important Date

  • April 2019: Conference website opens
  • June 30, 2019: Call for Abstract
  • July 31, 2019 Sep 16, 2019  Sep 30, 2019: Deadline for Abstract Submission 
  • Aug 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019  Oct 30, 2019: Notification of Acceptance 
  • Sep 30, 2019: Deadline for Full Article Submission
  • Oct 30, 2019: Deadline for Early Registration
  • Nov 30, 2019: Final Notification of Full Article Acceptance

Tentative Schedule

  • Feb 12, 2020: Short course training by Bruker (Free of charge/limited delegate)
  • Feb 13-14, 2020: Opening, Keynote presentation, Technical session, Company presentation, Banquet
  • Feb 14, 2020: Technical session, Closing
  • Feb 15, 2020: Post conference study tou

Registration Fees


Early bird fee

Ordinary fee

 Regular Attendee








Chairperson: Asst.Prof.Dr. Jakrit Yaeram

Secretariat: Dr. Panuwat Supprung,  Dr. Bhuchiss Tanwanichkul, and  Dr. Piyamart Jannok