Int'l Workshop on Bamboo and Rattan Industry and Products Standardization

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1. Sponsors & Organizers
MOFCOM, Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China
ICBR, International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan, China
INBAR, International Network for Bamboo and Rattan
2. Date
24 Oct. -7 Nov. 2007. Participants are suggested to arrive in Beijing before 23rd of Oct.
3. Venue
Address: No. 8, Futong Dongdajie, Wangjing, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, China
4. The main objectives of the workshop:
 To enhance the awareness of the international bamboo and rattan standards
 To exchange experience in preparing bamboo and rattan products standards
 To discuss the requirement, strategy, work plan and methodology of introducing international standards
 To accelerate the bamboo and rattan standards development;
 To promote global sustainable development and South-South cooperation
5. Participants
Participants are invited from a wide range of fields and backgrounds including:
 Officers of concerned State Organs; universities
 Chief Executive Officers from State-Owned companies
10-15 country reports concerning bamboo and rattan will be accepted for presentations during workshop.
6. Registration (IMPORTANT!)
Participants are supposed to send the Registration Forms to the Contact Person below as early as possible so that we can reserve the hotel and book the tickets for the field trip.
7. Working Language
8. Hotel reservation
Hotel will be reserved for all participants according to the Registration Forms we got.
Telephone and fax numbers of the hotel are as follows:
Tel: +86-10-6471-9666/8601/8602/8603; Fax: +86-10-6470-2577.
9. Currency
The unit of currency in Chinese RMB, RMB7.725=US$1.00 approximately.