17-20 November 2016; The CCOPTS Director attended the workshop on “Opportunities and Benefits of Geothermal Use” organized by the National Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) of Japan, Department of Groundwater Resources (DGR) of Thailand and Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) of the Republic of Korea held on 17th November. He made a presentation on “Ground Source Heat Pump, Geothermal Direct Use, Development in CCOP Member Countries” at the workshop. He also participated the 11th Asian Geothermal Symposium held on 18-20 November, where experts presented updated status, new innovation on exploration and exploitation and collaboration program.
14-16 November 2016; Dr Adichat Surinkum, CCOPTS Director attended the launching of the scientific plan on “Resources and Environment Effects of Global Karst Dynamic System” of China Geological Survey and other geoscience organization. The CCOPTS Director attended the ceremony together with participants from UNESCO, IUGS, representative from ASEAN member states and hydrogeologist from around the world.
8-10 November 2016; Ms. Marivic Uzarraga, Information and Project Operation Manager made a presentation on the CCOP Geoinformation Sharing Infrastracture for East and Southeast Asia (GSi) Project at the 16th ASOMM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She also attended the Official Opening of the Asia Pacific Mineral Resource Exhibition and Conference 2016, and the 4th Private Sector Forum on Cooperation in Minerals in ASEAN on the 10th November held at the Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur.