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Is your association considering Japan as a potential host destination for a meeting or conference? The Japan National Tourism Organization invites association executives to apply for the 2018 Meet Japan Program, a fully hosted inspection tour.
The prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) has chosen Thailand as the venue for its 2019 GTD Grand International Conference & Exposition, the first time this event will be held outside the United States.
Register now for the 2017 GCHERA World Conference, to be held at Nanjing Agricultural University, from October 28 - 30 (arrive October 27). The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2017 Award Ceremony will be held the same weekend.
31th Winter Course of the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO)
Subject: The Evolving Nuclear Order: New Technology and Nuclear Risk
Venue: Andalo (Trento, Italy)
Date: 7-14 January 2018
Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (ISODARCO, Rome, Italy).
The world faces a looming challenge of handling our waste, an increasing percentage of which is made of plastic, which simply does not go away. Plastic usually accounts for up to 20 percent of a municipality’s waste generation by weight, but by volume, the proportion is significantly higher.
On the occasion of its General Assembly of 14 June, the FAIB announced the following changes with immediate entry into force:
Adrian HARRIS, Director General of Orgalime, becomes FAIB President.
The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and ICCA Thailand are successful in attracting a record high number of Thai associations to attend the two annual seminars aimed at strengthening association management, enhancing their professional role and enabling them to collaborate with suppliers in organizing successful international conferences.