2015 – 27 June – 1 July – 10th World Bamboo Congress and World Bamboo Festival, Damyang, South Korea
Stay tuned for full details : www.worldbamboocongress.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/
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, firstname.lastname@example.org www.iufro2013.ufop.br
8 – 12 September : Future Directions of Small-scale and Community- based Forestry
Fukuoka, Japan / Contact: Akie Kawasaki, email@example.com
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 info@volunteers-without-
At registration on the first morning you will be required to make the payment.
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