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Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project

Awareness-raising Workshop and Networking Session for GPP of Construction Sector in Thailand

Date: May 16, 2018

Venue: Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Purpose: To promote the implementation of GPP in the construction sector, networking among Korean and Thai experts will be facilitated by sharing Korea’s experience in procuring green building & construction materials, and by providing methodologies and insights for promoting GPP and technology development in the sector

Hosted by: Pollution Control Department (PCD), Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) and UN Environment

Target audience: Relevant policy-makers from the line ministries (MONRE, MOF, MOC, MOIn, etc.) that influence the implementation of GPP in the construction sector; building & construction material manufacturers/suppliers and technical experts specialized in three prioritized products (steel bar, cement and thermal insulation).

Korean-Thai simultaneous translation will be provided

Tentative Agenda (Morning session)

Time

Agenda

08:45-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

(10 min)

Opening remarks:

Greetings and introduction of the workshop

Speaker : KEITI, UNEP, Thailand (TBC)

09:10-09:40

(30 min)

Global Trend of Green Public Procurement(focused on construction sector):

Introduce the importance of GPP by providing background (SDGs, 10YFP, etc.), benefits and case studies, with special focus on the priority sector

Speaker : Mr. Mushtaq Memon, Resource Efficiency Sub-Programme Coordinator, UN Environment Asia Pacific Office

09:40-10:10

(30 min)

Korea’s Experience on Implementing GPP in Construction Sector

Introduce the Korea’s experience, methodologies and outcomes of procuring green building & construction materials by public organizations

Speaker : Mr. Kyoung-chae Lee, Team Leader, Sustainable Lifestyle Office, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute(KEITI)

10:10-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

(30 min)

Korea’s Experience on Promoting GPP: Green Building Program(G-SEED):

Introduce the background, procedures, characteristics and benefits of Korea’s green building program as a mean to promote the procurement of green building & construction materials

Speaker : Mr. Chang-U Chae, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(KICT)

11:00-11:20

(20 min)

Current Status and Future Plans for GPP in Thailand’s Construction Sector:

Introduce the current status of GPP of building & construction materials in Thailand and presents the progress and the remaining tasks

Speaker : Mr. Janejob Suksod, Director, Environmental Quality and Laboratory Division, Pollution Control Department(PCD)

11:20-11:50

(30 min)

Introduction of Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project:

Introduce the project and share the plans to request for the cooperation

Speaker : Mr. Hyunjin Chang, Smart Eco

11:50-13:00

Group Photo & Lunch Break

 

Tentative Agenda (Afternoon session)  

Time

Agenda

13:00-13:25

(25 min)

Technical Requirements for Building & Construction Materials for GPP and G-SEED in Korea:

Introduce the technology development trends of green building & construction materials for GPP and green building certification in Korea

Speaker : Mr. Chang-U Chae, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(KICT)

13:25-13:50

(25 min)

Future Prospects for the Improvement of Technology and Performance of Building & Construction Materials for GPP in Thailand:

Introduce R&D trends for improving the environmental technology and performance of building & construction materials in Thailand

Speaker : Mr. Atch Sreshthaputra, Vice President, Thai Green Building Institute(TGBI)

13:50-15:00

(70 min)

Panel Discussion and Networking Session:

I. Challenges and Opportunities for the Introduction of GPP in Thailand’s Construction Sector – Policy Perspective

Identify challenges and opportunities in the introduction of GPP in the construction sector

Discuss the way forward on how to introduce and promote GPP in this sector, with the consideration for linkages with the green building program

Moderator : Mr. Ik Kim, CEO, Smart Eco

Panelists are to be decided

15:00-15:20

Coffee Break

15:20-16:30

(70 min)

Panel Discussion and Networking Session (Cont.):

II. Status and Future Prospects for Implementing GPP in Thailand’s Construction Sector– Technical Perspective

This session will proceed in a way that Thai building and construction material producers interact with the panels focusing on the guiding questions prepared in advance.

* The agenda is subject to change without advanced notice.