Event: ASEAN RUBBER CONFERENCE SLATED JUNE 5-7 -
07 Jun 2008
The 2008 ASEAN Rubber Conference (ARC) will be hosted by the Philippines on June 5 to 7. It will be held at the Crowne Plaza Galleria in Pasig City. The affair will be co-hosted and co-organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) through the National Agribusiness Corporation (NABCOR), and backed by the Philippine Rubber Industry Association (PRIA) as the strategic presenter.
It will be supported by ASEAN rubber-producing countries with the Thai Rubber Association (TRA), Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA), and Association of Rubber Development of Cambodia (ARDC) as strategic endorsers.
International supporting partners are the International Rubber Research and Development Board and All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA).
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has been invited to give the inaugural address and launch ARC 2008 and its accompanying exhibition. Agriculture Secretary Arthur C. Yap will deliver the keynote address titled "Developments in the Natural Rubber Industry and Investment Potential in the Philippines."
ARC 2008 will bring together 17 speakers from various parts of the world representing segments of the industry. They will present and discuss integral issues that are expected to benefit all concerned.