Call for Applications: Student Volunteers for BAQ Secretariat

Organized by the Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) in partnership with the National Environment Agency and the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, the BAQ Conference 2010 will attract participants from over 35 countries, including government officials from at least 15 countries and representatives from over 50 Asian cities to discuss “air quality in a changing climate.”

As in previous BAQs, we give opportunity to some students from the host city to participate in the 3-day BAQ Conference, free of charge, as a member of the BAQ Secretariat. For BAQ 2010, CAI-Asia is offering 6 students from Singapore to become part of the BAQ Secretariat and perform the following tasks:

  • Attend the briefing and orientation on November 7 at the Grand Pacific Hotel (meet-and-greet of members of BAQ 2010 Secretariat)
  • Assist in the preparation of the BAQ meeting rooms and theater at Suntec Singapore on November 8
  • Assist in the pre-events and registration of conference participants on November 8-9
  • Look after sessions during the 3-day conference: 1) Sustainable Urban Development, 2) Ambient Air Quality & Impacts, 3) Air Quality & GHG Management, 4) Transport Modes & Systems, 5) Clean Fuels & Vehicles, and 6) Industries & Households; and
  • Assist in the post-event sessions of BAQ on November 12.

Interested students may send an application letter with latest CV to ritchie.rono@cai-asia.org until 15 October 2010.

The Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference, Asia’s largest gathering of air quality stakeholders from government, civil society, academe, private sector, and the international development community, will be held in Singapore from 9 – 11 November 2010 at the Suntec International Convention Centre. Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference is held once every two years since the first BAQ in Hong Kong (2002), Philippines (2003), India (2004), Indonesia (2006), and Thailand (2008).

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