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IATA 4th Lithium Battery Workshop

This workshop will review the changes to the air transport regulations that will become effective 1 January 2015 as well as the requirements for testing of lithium cells and batteries contained in Amendment 1 to the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria.

When: November 4 - November 5, 2014
Where: Guangzhou, China
Venue: Marriott, China Hotel, Guangzhou
Audience: Open to all

Registration

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Hotel Booking

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Program

The content of the workshop will be of critical interest for shippers (manufacturers and distributors), freight forwarders, ground handling agents and airlines on the application of the regulations applicable to the testing, packaging and shipping of lithium batteries by air.

The objective of the seminar is to provide a practical explanation on how to comply with the regulations applicable to shipping lithium batteries by air, as well as the application of the test requirements set out in Subsection 38.3 of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria. It will also promote the best practices for regulatory compliance and safety that can help reduce the incidence of delayed shipments and avoid potential penalties or fines resulting from regulatory breaches.

 Please view the Preliminary Agenda (pdf)!

 

Benefits of Attending

The seminar provides an excellent opportunity for engaging with other manufacturers, shippers, forwarders, airlines, ground handling agents or regulatory authorities to share experiences and to consider the intent and application of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, the application of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, packing instructions for lithium batteries that will take effect from 1 January 2015 as well as the provisions that currently apply. A review of the current provisions for lithium batteries together with the changes effective in the 2014 DGR.

 

Who You Will Meet

The content of the workshop will be of critical interest to shippers (manufacturers and distributors), freight forwarders, ground handling agents and airlines on the application of the regulations applicable to the testing, packaging and shipping of lithium batteries by air.

We are expecting above 200 delegates representing regulatory authorities, lithium battery and equipment manufacturers and distributors, operations managers from airlines, freight forwarders and ground handlers.

 

Delegate Fees Information

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Delegate Type

Early Bird Rate

(Until 25 August 2014)

Regular Rate

(As of 26 August 2014)

IATA Member Airlines USD400 USD430
IATA Strategic Partners USD400 USD430
Other Delegates USD480 USD530

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