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2023 October 19 - 2023 October 23

WBA General Assembly 2023

Beijing, China (19 – 23 October 2023)

The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is pleased to invite bioenergy stakeholders to our upcoming General Assembly and study visit to Beijing, China during 19 – 23 October 2023. The General Assembly is part of a tour which includes a forum on Biomass Clean Heating in Beijing followed by site visits of boiler installations, pellets production and cookstoves manufacturing. There will also be an opportunity for sightseeing in around Beijing. 

To register your interest, please contact us at


Below is the preliminary program:

19 Oct 20 Oct 21 Oct

Arrival in Beijing, China

Stay at Guizhou Plaza. Sightseeing

Evening: WBA General Assembly

Forum on Biomass Clean Heating

  • Morning: Opening Ceremony / Plenary presentations
  • Afternoon: Invited Presentations / Roundtable discussions

Site Visiting of Yangxin

  • Morning: Driving from 7:30am at hotel and arrive in Yangxin around 11:10am
  • Afternoon: Visiting KWB boilers in school, household stoves, biomass pellets boilers, pellets making manufactures
  • Night: drive back to Beijing
22 Oct 23 Oct

Sightseeing / Site Visits in Beijing

Departure from Beijing

Arrival in Bangkok

Personal Sightseeing


Logistics: Flights 

Beijing Capital International Airport (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA) is the main international airport serving the city of Beijing in People's Republic of China. There are many direct flights from around the world to Beijing. 



Provisional rooms will be booked in Guizhou Plaza Hotel (Link), a 4 star hotel located at the West Gate of Beijing University of Chemical Technology (Link). If you wish to avail rooms, please inform us at the earliest. Delegates pay for their own accommodation. 


Conference (Biomass Forum, Beijing)

The International Cooperation Forum on Biomass Clean Heating will be held in the campus of BUCT on October 20th. It will have almost 100 participants and the attendees will involve:

  • Leaders and staffs from association in the field of biomass energy
  • Professors, researchers and students from universities
  • Managers from companies and manufactures in the fields of biomass household stoves making, biomass boilers making, biomass pellets making

No fees required, but prior registration is recommended. 


Local Transport

The local transport for sight-seeing as well as site visits on 21st October will be arranged by the local host as well as WBA. 



For those who require visa to travel to China, please go through the official website (e.g., Visa). To prevent any delays, please apply for visas at the earliest. For any assistance regarding invitation letters etc., please let us know asap.

Agenda will be sent in due course. 


General Assembly 2023 

The WBA General Assembly will be held on 19th October at the Guizhou Plaza Hotel in a hybrid mode. Please indicate your availability to attend the GA either physically in Beijing or through Zoom call at the earliest. Further details to join the call will be shared in due course. The GA will tentatively begin at 1700 hrs Beijing time / 1100 hrs Stockholm time (CET). The GA is open for members only while non-members can join as observers.