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AOAIS 2012 Attracts 500+ Delegates to Thailand

September 7, 2012
AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com

AlgaeTech’s Syed Isa reports that more than 500 delegates attended the grand opening and the keynote address at the 2nd Asia Oceania Algae Innovation Summit (AOAIS 2012) at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Bangkok, Thailand. The event was hosted by PTT of Thailand and co-organized by Thailand Collaborative Network for Microalgae for Energy and Petroleum Institute of Thailand.

The two-day event September 3 and 4 featured 44 presentations from speakers from around the world, and 58 poster presentations. Strong representations came from Japan, India, Thailand and Malaysia.

Highlights of the event included discussions involving Thailand taking a serious look into making algae as part of their energy crisis solution, and Japan extending into deeper R&D in the algae industry.

Delegates were treated to a visit to the PTT Research Centre and the TSTIR (Thailand Institute of Scientific and technological Research (TISTR), ending with a demonstration of the Evodos harvesting machine on site.

The next Asia Oceania International Algae Summit in 2014 will be hosted by South Korea, and will be held in Seoul.

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