1. Michael J. Thomson (Professor, Soil and Crop Sciences and H.M. Beachell Rice Chair, Texas A&M University, USA): CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing for crop improvement.
  2. Hiroshi Ezura (Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan): Genome edited tomato for human health.
  3. Sunil Archak (Agriculture Knowledge Management Unit, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, India): Gene bank and information system management.
  4. Ines Irene Atmosukarto (CEO, Lipotek Pty Ltd, Australian National University, Australia): The hidden potential of microbial genetic resources as a source of novel approaches for improving animal health.
  5. Mastur (Director of the Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development (ICABIOGRAD), Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Indonesia): Harnessing plant genetic resources through modern biotechnology for self-sufficient production in Indonesia.
  6. Bambang Sapta Purwoko (Professor, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, IPB University, Indonesia): Anther culture to accelerate plant breeding.