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Seminar in Thailand in December 2005

APEC VC Japan will conduct a seminar on Dec. 20 and 22, respectively in Bangkok and Chiang Rai in cooperation with VC Thailand.

Japanese speakers will report the latest technology owned by Japanese companies on the water treatment and its trend, in addition to the technology suitable for local conditions. Thai speaker will make a status report on the wastewater treatment in Thailand.

At the Bangkok seminar to be held in ERTC or Environmental Research and Training Centre, a visit to a demonstration site is scheduled to be made.


1. Brief information of the seminar
(1) Date and place :
Dec. 20, 2005 : Bangkok
Dec. 22, 2005 : Chiang Rai

(2) Theme : APEC Virtual Center Project and Japanese Environmental Technology
"Domestic Wastewater Treatment with Low Cost Technology"

(3) Program (tentative)

Opening remarks Representative from VC Thailand
Domestic wastewater treatment utilizing natural purification capacity

Motoyuki Mizouchi,
National Institute for Environmental Studies

Latest trend of wastewater treatment technology and choice of technology most suitable for local conditions

Yoko Fujikawa,
Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute

Role of mangrove forestes in water purification


Naohiro Matsui
The General Environmental Technos Co., Ltd.

APEC-VC Project VC Japan
Current status on the wastewater treatment Representative from ERTC
Visiting Demonstration Site
Closing remarks Representative from VC Japan

(4) Language : Consecutive interpretation of Japanese - Thai
(5) Participants : Approx. 50 from central and local governments and businesses