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This seminar attracted nearly 100 members of the Thai Packaging Association, representing local producers. Professor Siripong Malasri from the Engineering School at Christian Brothers University in Tennessee presented his overview of Distribution Packaging, while Kasetsart University Professors Ngamtip and Tunyarut discussed U.S. legislation in food packaging, and design of packaging for food products. Unpack their […]

A difference in making a difference | การประชุม CSR กับบริษัทเครื่องดื่มโค้ก

The Asian Forum on CSR wrapped up this week in Bangkok. From heavy hitters like Intel and Coca-Cola to Thai-based community efforts with US links like Kenan Institute Asia and Warm Heart, this year’s program by regional academic leader AIM focused on innovative approaches to create value.    We’ve got one presentation here from the […]

Chiang Mai’s Great (Creative) American Road Trip| การเดินทางทางถนนแบบอเมริกันครั้งใหญ่ในจังหวัดเชียงใหม่

The Chiang Mai U.S. Creative Cities tour was developed in cooperation with the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai as part of the Chiang Mai Creative City organization. The trip built on a Thai Triangle visit from North Carolina’s Research Triangle Region to three Thai Creative Cities in March. Ten delegates from Thailand’s northern hub participated […]

EPA puts feet on the ground to tackle ozone issues

July 16-17 two U.S. experts from the Environmental Protection Agency came to Bangkok to breathe ground-level ozone policy and build new connections. Invited by the Thai Department of Pollution Control, Carol Kemker and Kosta Loukeris came from Atlanta and Chicago for the meeting of over 150 like-minded industrial, atmospheric, and air quality scientists. Carol is […]

(Un)Anticipated Futures, a future in IT, and robots

We’ve been adding some neat partner events to the calendar. A design seminar about the future of cities and urban environments held by long-term partners Chulalongkorn University and Parsons the New School of Design with the University of Buenos Aires: An IT career seminar held by Chiang Mai Creative City’s network of 8 universities: And […]

Experts define green design

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with Parsons the New School, organized green design programs September 24 and 26. The first, featuring Fashion School Dean Simon Collins (yeah, THAT fashion school!), was a discussion about sustainable approaches and clothing concepts, as developed with the many who clamor for Parsons partnerships. The second meeting focused […]

Monday! Seminar on Green Building & Design 2

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the New York-based Parsons new School for Design is hosting William Morrish, Dean of the School of Constructed Environments at a seminar for Green Building & Design in Naradhip Auditorium September 26, 2011 between 13:00 and 16:30. Also leading the discussion is Thai expert designer Dr. […]

1.2 million scientists…plus two. 1

*Actual Science Not to Scale It’s been a week since the Science Without Borders speaker program at the National Science and Technology Fair. It was overwhelming to see even a small segment of the 80,000 young students who pack the exhibition halls and seminar rooms every day of the fair’s two-week run. The U.S. Embassy, […]