2015 – 17 – 22 September 10th World Bamboo Congress
and World Bamboo Festival, Damyang, South Korea
Stay tuned for full details : www.worldbamboocongress.org
2 – 6 January Centre For Green Building Material And Technology is conducting Lecture and Workshop Series on Bamboo Application Technology from 2nd – 6th January, 2014. Architects, Architecture Students, Civil Engineers, Builders, Developers, any graduate from any disciplined even common people, carpenter, mason can join this workshop who want to know more green building materials. For registration please call 080-22792658/9845968175 or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cgbmt.net
21 – 22 April – Global Bamboo Summit, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Global-Bamboo-Summit
15 – 18 May : Tierra Legre Institute, Mexico. Bamboo Construction Course. Learn how to grow, treat, process, use and build with bamboo. Learn why bamboo is an excellent option for building sustainability and how to benefit from it. Enjoy this dynamic course on the Costalegre, Jalisco, Mexico–a true tropical paradise. Mayores Informes / For More Information: email@example.com www.tierralegre.org/es/cursos/bambu
11 – 24 August : First International Workshop / Bamboo Think Tank, From Territory to Detail. Bogata, Colombia. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org
2 – 5 September : Bamboo for Flores Festival. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bambunusantara/
8 September : WBO Bamboo Business TWITTER PARTY, noon EDT, (UTC GMT -4hr) #AskWBO
11 – 13 September : Annual Meeting of the American Bamboo Society, Pasadena, California USA. Stay tuned for details, www.bamboo.org
11 – 18 September : Seminar on Bamboo and Wildlife at Chalakudy S H College. The Creator folklore and contemporary concepts along with Anamala Collective Farms and Karinthalakootam together are organizing this year’s World Bamboo Day between 11th and 18th of September, 2018 at Thumboormuzhi Farms. The celebration of Bamboo (Monghe Nombi) will be inaugurated by Padma Vibhushan – Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, the master flautist on 11th September, 2014. The World Bamboo Day celebrations would see important dignitaries from India and Abroad. There will be researchers, scholars, environmentalists, naturalists, students and many more. The seven day programme will have seminars, workshops, field visits, treks and cultural programmes. The programme will end on World Bamboo Day with the inaugural of Pakkanar Indigenous University. As a run up to our main programme we are having series of events and seminars across colleges and schools in Trissur district. On 1st August, 2014, we have organized a seminar at S H College, Chalakudy. The seminar would be inaugurated by Mr. M.P.Jaison, Board Member of Bamboo Mission of Kerala. The main speaker of the day would be Dr.Annamalai Prabhakar from USA. Dr. Annamalai will speak on his research on Bison, Rats and of course on Apes, he would also speak on Rainforests of Western Ghats. Mr. Ullash Kumar, Naturalist from Bangalore, wildlife and tribal expert would speak on “Bamboo and Climate Change”. The main intention of the seminar is to inculcate the love for nature and also create awareness on the importance of our natural heritage and traditions on today’s new generation. Mr. Unnikrishna Pakkanar and team would present a short version of Bamboo Symphony. For more info, please contact Unikrishnan Pakkanar <email@example.com>
18 September : World Bamboo Day – Events around the world. Stay tuned to www.worldbambooday.org
21 – 23 September : United Nations Climate Change Summit, New York City.
5 – 11 October : IUFRO Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah USA. October 9, 12noon Special Session: “INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN BAMBOO STRUCTURES” organized by Hector Archila of Amphibia Group. For more info, please contact Hector, firstname.lastname@example.org
21 – 22 February : Curso de: Introducción al Cultivo y Usos del bambú
Temática: – Silvicultura – Tipos de suelo y formas de propagación – Mantenimiento de plantación – Aprovechamiento comercial y mercado – Aplicaciones del Bambu Mexicano - Principales usos y aplicaciones – Decoración y acabados con bambú.
- Construcción – Diseños y sistemas constructivos – Construcción de viviendas de bambú; de interés social y residencias – Mantenimiento de las construcciones con bambú.
PIDE MÁS INFORMES A LOS CORREOS: email@example.com http://www.facebook.com/events/484732171559133/permalink/534643023234714/
11 – 17 March : Bamboo Construction with Brian Erickson and Martin Coto
When: Mon, March 11, 2013, 7am – Sun, March 17, 2013, 4pm
Where: Rancho Mastatal, San Jose’, Costa Rica
Description: Bamboo Construction – Rancho Mastatal
This is part of our Applied Permaculture and Natural Building Series with well-known teachers and experts from through the region. Join well-known bamboo builders Brian Erickson and Martin Coto for this wonderful 1-week bamboo building experience. The course will cover the basics of building bamboo structures and furniture; using bamboo for wall systems and floors and ceilings; and treating this amazingly versatile material. Students will have a hands-on opportunity to immerse themselves in a number of building techniques while working on a small structure. The workshop will be held at the Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Living Center, one of the premier natural building locations in Central America. . Language The course will be conducted in both English and Spanish. Cost Central Americans, US$500; residents and ex-pats, US$650; foreigners, $800. Cost includes eight nights lodging starting on April 10, all meals (except on Sunday night when we support the local restaurant), course instruction and full access to Rancho Mastatal and its private wildlife refuge. Course Payment Our preferred form of payment is cash (upon arrival to or prior to departing the Ranch), either in US dollars or Costa Rican currency (colones). If you would like to pay before arriving to the Ranch or in the case that you need to pay us after leaving, you can send us a check, direct deposit into our Costa Rica account or pay with a credit card via http://www.paypal.com. Arrival Students should plan on arriving to Rancho Mastatal no later than 8 a.m. on March 11 and are encouraged to arrive on the evening of March 10. We will hit the ground running on the morning of March 11. The course will wrap up on the evening of March 17. Enrollment For more information and/or to enroll in the course please contact Tim O’Hara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 – 15 May : INBAR Study Tour, China
July and August : Bali and Thailand with Bello Bamboo Company, Australia
Come to Bali and Thailand in July & August 2013 – with a group of international bamboo innovators. Get a first time glimpse at the bamboo factory of Ibuku-Green Village-Green School creators in Bali and learn from their architects and builders. Get hands on experience with Balinese homeware and craftspeople. Get tours of innovative Bamboo initiatives. Get inside the CLC Thailand factory and learn from the bamboo-earth building experts. Stay in beautiful locations. You get there – we at The Bello Bamboo Company in Australia – do the rest for you. Bello Bamboo is a tour and event bamboo organisation also designing homeware, craft and buildings locally. Come on a journey with us.
Or LIKE us at facebook/bellobamboo for events and updates.
Read the brochure for more details: http://freepdfhosting.com/4cd1c41fd2.pdf
26 – 27 – 28 July & 2 -3 – 4 August : Building with Guadua Workshop
With Ximena Londono, Simon Velez, Hector Fabio Silva, Rafael Rojas, Jorge Romero, and Luis Felipe Lopez
27 – 29 August : IUFRO Conference of Task Force “Resources for the Future”
Location: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Information on the program: http://iufro2013.forestry.ubc.ca/
1 – 6 September : Vegetation Response to Climate Change and Air Pollution
Unifying Evidence and Research from Northern and Southern Hemisphere , Illhéus, Bahia, Brazil
Contact: Alessandra R. Kozovits, email@example.com www.iufro2013.ufop.br
8 – 12 September : Future Directions of Small-scale and Community- based Forestry
Fukuoka, Japan / Contact: Akie Kawasaki, firstname.lastname@example.org
18 September : World Bamboo Day – Events around the world.
Stay tuned to www.worldbambooday.org
4 – 7 October : Bamboo Retreat/Workshop, Bello Bamboo Company, Australia
10 – 13 October : Annual Meeting of the American Bamboo Society,
Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, West Palm Beach, Florida Hosts: Florida Caribbean Chapter ABS
30 October – 9 November : Bamboo Construction Workshops by Bambooroo
Attention all Architects & design professionals – Tourism entrepreneurs & development specialists- Corporate CSR programme managers –Students of the above – IB school education & CAS programme managers as well as Ecological enthusiasts, Volunteers and many others are invited to attend our ‘Bamboo and eco- design Workshops and Seminars’ conducted during the construction ‘Sanpathong Sustainable Agricultural Centre,’ Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The Sanpathong Farm Stay property will host participants attending each of the 4 workshops and seminars conducted by Bambooroo in 2013.
Profits will go towards the cost of ‘fittings and furnishings’ for the centre, a revolutionary design in bamboo funded by the progressive European tour operator KUONI Switzerland. Kuoni’s support is part of a wider initiative in partnership with VWB (Volunteers Without Borders) and local tour operator Track of the Tiger T.R.D. (Tourism Resources Development) in support of: responsible tourism and sustainable 2nd revenue stream development for tourism SME’s and the communities they work in.
WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS
This combined ‘theoretical’ and ‘hands-on’ workshop verbally and physically demonstrate to the participants the architectural concepts and techniques applied in ecological construction, whilst giving participants the opportunity to be a part of the real construction of a bamboo mega-structure.
• Bamboo Structural Concepts.
• Modern bamboo Joinery and Unions.
• Bamboo Anatomy & Species familiarisation.
WHEN (Four workshop events)
• OCTOBER 30th and NOVEMBER 2nd – “THAI SALA”
• NOVEMBER 6th and 9th – “BUGGY PARKING”
The Sanpathong Farm Stay – CHIANG MAI. THAILAND
WORKSHOP COST: $ 600 USD
Participants from abroad who find it difficult to make an
international payment can confirm your reservation by emailing your
flight itinerary to email@example.com
At registration on the first morning you will be required to make the payment.
13 – 17 December : Kerala Bamboo Fest 2013
Venue : Ernakulathappan Ground, Kochi (Ernakulam)
Contact person: Mr. S Santhosh Member- Convener &COO / Kerala State Bamboo Mission /
K-BIP,Kurup’s Lane, Sasthamangalam Trivandrum, Kerala 695010
+91 471 2311882/3
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Events 2012
24, 25, and 26 January : Guadua Construction Course with Joerg Stamm, Ecobamboo, Hacienda PROVENZA, Candelaria (Valle del Cauca), Colombia. See http://ecobambu.blogspot.com/
30 January – 17 February : Comprehensive Management International Diploma Course in Guadua angustifolia Bamboo (GIGA). For more info, please contact the School of Environmental Sciences Technological, University of Pereira, Colombia. Teléfono: (6) 321 09 61 – Celular: 317 805 74 00 / 3218518897capacitacion@
22, 23 & 29, 30 de June. Curso: El Bambu en Sinaloa, Mexico. In Jardin Botanico, Culican, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Temas: clúster, variedades, taxonomía, siembra, usos, costos y potencial para Sinaloa.
Practica: corte, tratamiento, secado y elaboración de un objeto útil para los participantes
For more information, please contact Oscar Padilla, email@example.com
28 - 29 June. CURSO DE INTRODUCCION A SILVICULTURA Y USOS DEL BAMBU, hosted by Bambuver A C Huatusco, Chicuellar, Huatusco, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico. For more info, see www.bambuver.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
27 July. Diploma Course in the Design and Building of Structures using Guadua Bamboo, University of Valle, Cali, Colombia. For more info, please see here: http://arquitectura.univalle.edu.co/index.php/2012/05/diplomado-diseno-y-construccion-de-estructuras-en-bambu-guadua/
17-21 September 9th World Bamboo Congress, Toulouse FRANCE. DATES CHANGED AND VENUE MOVED TO ANTWERP, BELGIUM. See above!
18 September WORLD BAMBOO DAY, all around the world. Stay tuned for events and activities, www.worldbambooday.org
4 – 13 November Bamboo Propagation Course, Yunnan China. For more info, please contact Ran, Bambu3d@gmail.com
2011 PAST EVENTS
April : Bamboo Construction Workshops in Australia. For more details and registration visit www.bamboo.org.au
27 – 29 April : 1 International Symposium on Bamboo – Venezuela. For more information, contact (0416) 8778488 ó (0414) 4143663 / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
17-19 May : Bamboo Conference in Cuba, Santa Clara. For more details and registration information, go to: http://www.bambumex.org/cubabambuconferencia.pdf
23-27 May : Introduction to Bamboo Building and Cultivation, Course Announcement.
Location: Bambuparque nursery- 200 Km south of Lisbon Herdade das Fontes 7630 – São Teotónio / PORTUGAL
Principal instructor: Joerg Stamm of Colombia, carpenter and Guadua consultant (www.Ecobamboo.net / e-mail: email@example.com)
Joerg Stamm will visit Portugal to teach techniques for building with bamboo. We will learn how to select and harvest poles, as well as how to treat them to assure the maximum strengh and conservation. Theory and practical classes on assembling the bamboo to construct small buildings such as cabins, small bridges, pergolas, etc…
Yves Crouzet will explain the cultivation and uses of bamboo plants in gardens.
Price of the course: 300 €/person (includes lunch)
Accommodations:On-site, with breakfast and dinner included (from 15€ to 65€ a day). Additional options include camping, dormitory or simple bedroom.
Space is limited; priority given to the first inscriptions made.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and German
For more details and request the registration package, contact Helder Carvalho : firstname.lastname@example.org
28 May : Seminar: Bamboo for Integrated Development, Choksi Hall, Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ), Bangalore INDIA, in collaboration with KSCST, Karnataka State Center for Science and Technology, IISc, Bangalore. Hosted by Centre for Green Building Material and Technology, Bangalore. Dr. Kamesh Salam, Former President – World Bamboo Organization will be the Chief Guest and the Keynote Speaker. Our other distinguished speakers will be from IPIRTI, Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute, Bangalore, NID, National Institute of Design, Bangalore, Mansaram Architects, Bangalore etc who have been engaged in this field for several years. We are inviting other professionals like architects, engineers, students from various colleges to attend the seminar. For more info, please contact Centre for Green Building Materials and Technology, email@example.com
18 – 26 June : XXII CURSO PRÁTICO DE CAPACITAÇÃO DE PROFISSIONAIS COM BAMBU E TÉCNICAS CONSTRUTIVAS ECOLÓGICAS http://www.ebiobambu.com.br/proximos_2011_p.php Location: Fazenda São João do Vale da Grama - Vale da Grama – Visconde de Mauá – Itatiaia– RJ. Hosted by Celina Llerena, EBIOBAMBU.
12 – 13 July : National Conference on Cluster Development of Bamboo Products, Raipur INDIA. For more info, please contact: Hemnath Mishra of Bhaskar Foundation (Dainik Bhaskar Group Initiative)
16 -18 September : Philippine Bamboo Congress, hosted by BambooPhil. For more information, contact Conrad S. Perreras at firstname.lastname@example.org
19 September : Conference, Bamboo – From Tradition to High-Tech hosted by University of Antwerp, Belgium and coordinated by IKEBANA.
13-16 October : Annual Meeting of the American Bamboo Society, Avery Island Louisiana. www.bamboo.org
19 – 21 October : Bamboo workshops hosted by Bambooroo in Chiang Mai, Thailand. See http:/www.bambooroo.net
23 – 24 November : “Strategy and Challenges on Bamboo and Potential Non Timber Forest Products Management and Utilization”, Bogor, Indonesia. See http://www.forplan.or.id
7 – 9 December : Bamboo Bridge Building Workshop hosted by Bambooroo. See http:/www.bambooroo.net