Mich Mizushima from Fritz Institute who gave a lecture at our food bank workshop in October in Hong Kong sent us the invitation for the Humanitarian Logistics Association General Assembly in January 2013 in Bangkok. They will talk about food banking in Asia as well. If you are interested, please see below and contact HLA. 

The HLA is pleased to announce that it will hold a General Assembly, Asia Region, in Bangkok on 29th January 2013. The aim of this meeting is to bring together humanitarian logisticians, academics, and regional representatives from networks and businesses that support humanitarian operations.
Topics of discussion will include:
  • Project to create a Humanitarian Logistics career pathway
  • Food Banking in Asia, Case Studies such as ASEAN AHA Logistics Centre
  • Regional emergency air cargo operations
The event will be co-sponsored by the RMA Group and the Aid and International Development Forum. AIDF will hold an important trade and conference event on 30th and 31st January, which is free to attend.  See website for more information.
If you would like to register your interest to attend the HLA General Assembly, please contact membership@humanitarianlogistics.org.
Further information will be posted on the humanitarianlogistics.org website.