PCIA / Alliance First ISO International Workshop on Clean and Efficient Cookstoves

As part of our commitment to developing globally recognized standards for clean and efficient cookstoves, PCIA and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves are jointly organizing the first ISO International Workshop on the topic February 28-29, 2012 in The Hague, Netherlands. Participation is encouraged from all stakeholder categories, including stove manufacturers, implementers, researchers, academics, stove testers, and other cookstove community members. To ensure that the workshop includes a wide range of cookstove stakeholders from around the globe, a limited number of travel scholarships will be available. For more information, please see the invitation attached below. Registration is now available at: http://www.pciaonline.org/content/registration-iso-international-worksho.... Please send questions to moderator@pciaonline.org.

VENUE CHANGE: The event will be held at the Hilton in The Hague. A logistics packet has been sent to all registrants with details and directions. The packet is also attached below.

Please find attached below the following materials that will be discussed during the workshop. In order to enable productive discussion and consensus-building, participants are encouraged to review the materials in detail prior to the workshop. Please note that following the Workshop we will be holding a full-day Cookstove Collaboration Planning Meeting, on Thursday March 1st at the same venue.

  • Workshop agenda
  • Questions for discussion during the workshop
  • DRAFT International Workshop Agreement (IWA)
  • Cookstove Collaboration Planning Meeting agenda

If you are unable to attend the workshop please provide your input into this important process by reviewing the materials attached below and sharing your thoughts via the feedback form available here. We value and appreciate comments from all stakeholders.

A list of recommended hotels is also attached below.

The voluntary, interim cookstove document that we plan to finalize through the IWA is based on the Lima Consensus “Tiers of Performance.” You can read more on the Lima Consensus in PCIA Bulletin #27 and at http://pciaonline.org/testing/lima-consensus.

A presentation on the Tiers of Performance was also available through a series of webinars held on Thursday Jan 26th, Friday Feb 3rd and Thursday Feb 9th. Please see the Events page for more information.

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PCIA-Alliance-ANSI-International-Workshop.pdf706.6 KB
CookstovesIWA_Agenda.pdf52.51 KB
CookstoveIWA_DiscussionQuestions.pdf12.28 KB
Cookstoves_DraftIWA.pdf52.51 KB
Cookstove_Collaboration_Planning_Meeting_Agenda.pdf14.51 KB
Cookstoves_HotelRecommendations-revised.pdf42.19 KB
Logistics Packet.pdf502.54 KB