The ICAD Workshop and Conference will consist of two components;
1)   a pre-conference field segment         
2)   a high-level conference segment

Program Participants
19 - 21 November 2015
Chiang Rai: Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai
Chiang Mai: Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
A total of 100 - 150 participants
Pre-conference Field Segment:
study visit to visit AD projects in Northern Thailand and Shan State, Myanmar
  • observe the implementation of comprehensive area-based AD programmes in accordance with the UNGPs
  • exchange experiences and key takeaway points amongst the participants.
  • gain clearer understanding of the practical application of the UNGPs
  • exchange perspectives, and network with those experienced AD implementers and “emerging”/ongoing AD countries
Practitioners, policy makers, and those interested, including representatives from countries with “emerging” AD programmes, development organizations, International Financial Institutions (IFIs), and the private sector
22 November 2015  
Leave for Bangkok  
23 - 24 November 2015
Bangkok: Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel& Towers
A total of 250 - 300 participants
High-level Conference Segment:
high-level conference, exhibitions and side events
    • High Level Statement
    • Panel discussion by expert panelists overviewing the UNGPs and discussing key topics related to the practical implementation of the UNGPs through high level statements
    • Side events/exhibitions to showcase different countries’ experiences on implementing AD Programme in accordance with the UNGPs
    • Plenary discussions amongst the participating high-level representatives, resulting in the endorsement of High-Level  Statement
High-level policy makers, practitioners, academics, and senior representatives of international development organizations, International Financial Institutions (IFIs), and private sector