WORD ON PHUKET NETWORKING EVENTS: The next International Business Association of Phuket (IBAP) networking event is on Friday 11th November at the Full Moon Brewwork Microbrewery & Restaurant in JungCeylon, Patong
From the Organizers:
Our pilot project “Phang Nga Bay Clean-Up” on October 15th was a huge success.
Our program this month will be a review that day.
Phang Nga Bay Conservancy, A Day In The Bay
A review with IBAP member John Gray and invited guest Dr. Chamniern Paul Vorratnchaiphan
On 15 October 2011 more than 100 community volunteers on board 3 donated boats joined efforts in an IBAP initiative pilot project to clean about 18 beaches by collecting plastic, foam, glass and rubbish washed on shore. In total 152 bags were collected totaling over 943 kg. Several sets of pictures are posted and available through the IBAP website http://ibap-phuket.org/gallery/
Tonight will be an overview of the completed activity and a look forward to the future for this IBAP initiative.
Along with John Gray we will hear from our invited guest, Senior Director, Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), Bangkok, Thailand, Mr. Chamniern Paul Vorratnchaiphan, PhD. Mr. Vorratnchaipan brings more than twenty five years of experience in social planning, research, teaching, consulting and project team leading to his previous position as Director of the Grassroots Action Program (GAP) at TEI, presently, Senior Director. With a team of more than fifty professionals, consultants and support staff; Mr. Chamniern has led GAP over the past 11 years to grow and diversify in both urban and rural project activities that include research, national policy, local development plan, strategy management on natural resources and environment..
More information about John Gray is available on his website.