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BCCT Lunch: ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services

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Date & Time: 12-Feb-2019 12:00  
Location: Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, Sukhumvit 24. Nearest BTS Station: Phrom Phong exit 4
Duration:
Member Cost: THB 1,200.00
Non-member Cost: THB 1,700.00
Details:

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT), together with AMCHAM, NTCC, AustCham, BeLuThai, CanCham, EABC, FTCC, ITCC, GTCC and STCC, cordially invites you to BCCT Multi-Chamber Lunch on ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) on Tuesday 12th February.

The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) was signed on 15 December 1995 by the ASEAN Economic Ministers, allowing for Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) in various professions and an agreement on the Movement of Natural Persons (MNP). AFAS provides guidelines for ASEAN Member Countries to progressively improve Market Access and to ensure equal National Treatment for services suppliers within ASEAN. ASEAN currently has MRAs that facilitate the mobility of professionals for six sectors, and framework agreements in place for two more: Engineering; Nursing; Architecture; Medicine; Dentistry; Tourism; Surveying (framework); and Accountancy (framework). More information on AFAS can be found HERE.

All members operating in these sectors or who engage with companies in these sectors may find some value in attending this event.

Event detail: 

Date: Tuesday 12 February 2019

Time: 12.00 - 2.00 pm (registration from 11.30 am) 

Venue: Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, Sukhumvit 24 (map) Nearest BTS Station: Phrom Phong exit 4. 

Speaker: Auramon Subthaweethum, Director-General, Department of Trade Negotiations, Ministry of Commerce (profile)

Topic: ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS)

Agenda: 

11.30 am Registration and networking
12.00 pm Guest speaker arrives, lunch commences            
1.00 pm   Talk begins 
1.45 pm   Questions and answers 
2.00 pm   Vote of thanks and close 

Cost: THB 1,200 for members and THB 1,700 for non-members. This price includes 3-course western set lunch. BCCT new member e-vouchers are accepted. (Please inform us if you have a food allergy or any dietary requirement.)

Payment: Pre-payment is required to BCCT by 5 pm on Monday 11th February. Click here for payment method. 

Cancellation policy: BCCT is not able to refund on any cancellation made after 5 pm on Monday 11th February 2019. BCCT e-voucher will be deducted on no-shows. 

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