Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Patron of the Vetiver Network International

The Seventh International Conference on Vetiver (ICV-7)

26 – 29 October 2020, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Vetiver for Soil & Water Conservation: 
In Commemoration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great

"Vetiver for Soil & Water Conservation: In Commemoration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great"

During 26 – 29 October 2020, the Chaipattana Foundation and the Office of the Royal Development Projects Board (ORDPB), as a Secretariat of Thailand Vetiver Network and Pacific Rim Vetiver Network, are organizing the Seventh International Conference on Vetiver (ICV-7) in Chiang Mai, Thailand, under the theme “Vetiver for Soil and Water Conservation:   In Commemoration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great” in honor of His Majesty the Late King who was the initiator as well as strong supporter of scientific method of vetiver utilization for soil and water conservation.

Royal Activities and International Cooperation : Vetiver, a Miracle Grass

Royal Activities and International Cooperation : Vetiver, a Miracle Grass

The Royal Messages Concerning Vetiver : a Miracle Grass

The Royal Messages Concerning Vetiver : a Miracle Grass

VETIVER GRASS TRAINING MANUAL

VETIVER GRASS TRAINING MANUAL

Highlights

Announcement of the King of Thailand Vetiver Awards & TVNI Awards

Announcement of Award Winners & Awarding Ceremony

The King of Thailand Vetiver Awards winners
 by Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul, 
Secretary-General, Chaipattana Foundation and TVNI Board of Directors, TVNI Award winners 
by Mr. Richard Grimshaw, 
Founder, the Vetiver Networks International (TVNI)

Oral and Poster Presentation

Oral and Poster Presentation

Engineers, researchers, teachers, practitioners, government officials and other professionals are invited to submit papers related to the conference theme as well as other applications of vetiver system. Submitting well-documented case studies and experiences in applying Vetiver System in the practice of sustainable soil and water development is highly encouraged.

International Handicraft Training Course

Within the scope of ICV-7, a free-of-charge international vetiver handicraft training course will be held on 26 – 28 October 2020, all day, at the Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand. The training course is opened to all of those who work in the handcraft industry or simply interested in using vetiver leaves in handicraft-making and applying this initiative in their countries.

Post-Conference Field Trip

Post-Conference Field Trip

A one-day field trip will be organized on 29 October 2020 to enable the participants to visit the vetiver utilization and plantation in Chiang Mai. The Office of the Royal Development Projects Board and the Chaipattana Foundation will support all expenses during the field trip (transportation and meals).

Address

Office of the Royal Development Projects Board

2012 Soi Arun Amarin 36,
Arun Amarin Road,
Bang Yi Khan Subdistrict, 

Bang Phlat District, Bangkok
10700 THAILAND

Phone

Tel. +66 2447 8500 ext 237

Fax

Fax +66 2447 8562

Email Address

vetiver@rdpb.go.th
rdpb_vetiver@yahoo.com