Asean Bamboo Exhibition 2016 will be organized at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) on 27th - 29th September 2016 (Tuesday - Thursday).
* For more information, please visit this website http://abs2016.uitm.edu.my/
ASEAN Bamboo Symposium 2016 (ABS2016) will be held on the 27-29 September 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. ABS2016 is jointly organized by Faculty of Applied Sciences of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), Furniture Industry Technology Centre (FITEC) and Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC). ABS2016 also collaborates with other related bamboo industries and agencies in Malaysia and ASEAN.
ABS2016 is organized to promote awareness of bamboo and its related products towards the livelihood and economic growth in ASEAN. With the theme ‘Sustainability and Advancement in Bamboo Utilization’, issues and challenges and a way forward in bamboo plantation, production, marketing and community will be discussed. It is hoped that the outcomes of ABS2016 will leverage Malaysia and the ASEAN countries in developing the bamboo based industry while conserving the environment. Above all, it is a platform in disseminating the information of the world best practices in bamboo related industry.
- To promote awareness of bamboo as sustainable resources.
- To enhance the multilateral collaborative efforts on bamboo related technology among the ASEAN countries for research and educational purposes.
- To promote commercialization of bamboo products.
- To promote the community involvements in bamboo industries to elevate their livelihood and socio-economics status.