Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

The 11th WBC Program will consist of 5 days of presentations, workshops and tours. Expected attendance is approximately 500 people from around the world. These are the keynote speakers who will address the Congress theme of Sustainability = Environment + Society + Economy:


Simón Vélez

Simón Vélez

"Bamboo Structures"

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Dr. Nirmala Chongtham

Dr. Nirmala Chongtham

"The Healing touch of Bamboo"

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Yoshihiro Yamagishi

Yoshihiro Yamagishi

"100 years with Tiger Bamboo in Japan, Sustainable Use of Regional Resources"

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Troy Wiseman

Troy Wiseman

"EcoPlanet Bamboo's Integrated Strategy for the Industrialization of Sustainably Grown & Manufactured Bamboo"

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Lynn Clark

Lynn Clark

"New World Bamboos"

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Jeff Delkin and Rachel Speth

Jeff Delkin and Rachel Speth

"The Challenges of Building a True Green Business in Today’s Marketplace"

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Jed Long

Jed Long

"The Global Bamboo Collective – Architecture Keynote"

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Hormilson Cruz Rios

Hormilson Cruz Rios

"SurBambu: a practical case of business integration in the field with the industry"

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Eduardo D'Esezarte Lara

Eduardo D'Esezarte Lara

"Bamboo Evolution in Mexico"

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Dr. Eduardo Ruiz Sánchez

Dr. Eduardo Ruiz Sánchez

"The Bamboo of Mexico in the 21st Century: Diversity, Useful Species and Conservation"

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Cecilia Alcoreza

Cecilia Alcoreza

"New Generation Bamboo Plantations: towards a sustainable future"

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Ximena Londono

Ximena Londono

"A Bamboo and Guadua Paradise – An Eco-Tourism Destination and Field School"

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David Trujillo

David Trujillo

"The Advent of Bamboo Engineering"

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Avery Chua

Avery Chua

"dasso Innovation: Bamboo Manufacturing Technique span over 25 years (1993 – 2018)"

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Arief Rabik

Arief Rabik

"A Thousand Bamboo Villages Begins With a Single Strip"

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Alberto Bustamante

Alberto Bustamante

"Industry of bamboo pellets: Business in Bioenergy"

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  • World Bamboo Organization
  • BFM
  • Bambúes EDEL
  • Bambas Bicicletas
  • Bambú Business
  • Bambuver
  • DICMA Trade