A highlight in the accompanying program are the technical and scientific conferences, focusing on the subjects of water supply, sewage, solid waste, air and renewable energy. The organizers are the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) and the China Association of Resources Comprehensive Utilization (CARCU).
In the Environment Special, which is being organized in cooperation with the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection, experts and government authorities will be presenting the environmental initiatives and technology of the Bavarian Ministry and its partners.
The Asia Special provides visitors with background information and facts on the Asian environmental market and a perspective on possible cooperations between China, Japan, South Korea and Vietnam on environmental issues and problems. This special is being organized in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. In addition there will again be exhibitor presentations at which the exhibitors at IFAT CHINA 2008 have the opportunity of showcasing their latest solutions, products and services to the trade visitors. Exhibitors can also make use of the B2B matchmaking initiative, to arrange meetings with potential business partners.
This event is being organized by the International Technology Cooperation Network of the AiF – German Federation of Industrial Cooperative Research Association – in cooperation with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce. The accompanying program at IFAT CHINA 2008 is thus again serving key players and trade visitors as an ideal platform for exchange of information, innovations and new solutions for the environmental sector.
The lecture and discussion program is set to include high-ranking national and international speakers. The events are integrated into the heart of the fair, and simultaneous interpretation will be offered in English and Chinese. Entry to the events in the program is free to participants of IFAT CHINA 2008.
For further information on the accompanying program to IFAT CHINA 2008 go to: www.ifat-china.com/en/Accompanyingprogram2008
Being held in parallel with IFAT CHINA 2008 in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre is analytica China, an event that also offers exhibitors and visitors a wide-ranging accompanying program. For further information on this, go to: www.analyticachina.com/link/en/17566003
About IFAT CHINA
IFAT CHINA is a comprehensive trade fair for practical solutions in the areas of water supply, sewage treatment, waste disposal, recycling, air pollution control, environmental technology and more environmentally compatible energy sources in Asia. The trade fair is international in character and is accompanied by a supporting program for the trade. IFAT CHINA 2006 had 284 exhibitors from 25 countries and approx. 10,000 visitors from 66 countries. The 3rd International Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse, Recycling and Natural Energy Sources is taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in China from 23 - 25 September 2008. About Messe München International (MMI) Messe München International (MMI) is one of the world’s leading trade-fair organizations with approximately 40 trade fairs for investment goods, consumer goods and new technologies. More than 30,000 exhibitors from more than 100 countries, and over two million visitors from more than 200 countries take part each year in the trade fairs in Munich. In addition, MMI organizes trade fairs in Asia, Russia, the Middle East and South America. With five foreign affiliated companies in Europe and Asia as well as 66 foreign representatives covering 89 countries, MMI has a global network. Additional information is available at www.ifat-china.com