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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


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 promote the best practices for regulatory compliance and safety to help reduce the incidence of delayed shipments and avoid potential penalties or fines resulting from regulatory breaches.


The seminar provides an excellent opportunity to engage and share experiences on:

  • 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
  • Provisions that currently apply
  • Application of the regulations applicable to the testing, packaging and shipping of lithium batteries by air
  • And a review of the current provisions for lithium batteries together with the changes effective in the 2014 DGR

Who you will meet

We are expecting over 200 delegates representing:

  • Regulatory authorities and airlines
  • Lithium battery and equipment manufacturers and distributors
  • Operations managers from airlines
  • Freight forwarders and shippers (manufacturers and distributors)
  • Ground handling agents


Register now!

Hotel Booking

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Delegate fees information

Delegate type Regular rate
IATA Member Airlines USD 430
IATA Strategic Partners USD 430
Other Delegates USD 530


Additional information

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