03 - 06 NOVEMBER 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How to register for RT17 and / or GA16?
    Participants may register online to attend both RT17 as well as GA16. Please ensure that you use your RSPO Membership Code(s) to enjoy the Member Rates made available only to RSPO Members.
  2. The website seems to be lacking information. Why is that and when will it be available?
    This website is to provide as much general information as possible i.e. dates, venue, programme outline, fees, sponsorship, exhibition etc.

    Further details, especially pertaining to the programme, speakers, etc. will be updated in stages as we progress on the organizing aspects of the meeting.
  3. What are the registration fees and deadlines for RT17?
    All information regarding the registration fees and deadlines for RT17 can be found at
  4. How do I / we pay for the RT17 registration fees?
    Participants can make payment using the following methods:
    1. Bank Draft
    2. Telegraphic Transfer
      (Full payment must be received by the RSPO Secretariat to confirm registration)
    3. Credit Card
      (Credit card payments are charged using a secured payment gateway:
    4. Company Cheque
      Payment via company cheque is only available for Malaysian companies that are making payment in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) only. Kindly contact us at [email protected] for further information on RT17 conference rates in MYR.
  5. Can I / we pay for the RT17 fees as a walk-in participant?
    Yes, you can. However, for logistics and convenience purpose, we would advise you to pre-register online through the RT17 website. You may do so at
  6. How can I become a sponsor for RT17?
    RSPO recognizes the value of corporate sponsors and has a variety of sponsorship packages available. Kindly log on to to view the RT17 Sponsorship Packages.
  7. How do I become an exhibitor at RT17?
    Exhibition booths are available for sale at RT17. Kindly log on to for further details.
  8. Do I require a visa to enter Thailand?
    A foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General.

    However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they meet visa exemption requirements. For more information, kindly contact the respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia in your domicile country for the latest updates.

    To locate the Embassy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Kingdom of Thailand in your domicile country, kindly refer to

    To know more about Kingdom of Thailand Visa general information, kindly visit

    Immigration laws are subject to change without prior notice.
  9. What should I know about the RT17 venue?
    The RT17 will be held at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park, Thailand. RSPO has arranged special rates for the participants of the RT17 at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park. Rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis so participants are encouraged to book your rooms early to avoid disappointment.

    For more information, kindly visit
  10. How do I make hotel reservations?
    RSPO has arranged for special rates for the participants of RT17 at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park.

    Participants are encouraged to book your rooms early to ensure availability. Kindly book your accommodation here.
  11. Is there shuttle service provided?
    Shuttle service to and from RT17 venue is provided for delegates staying at
  12. How can I find out more about tourism and guided tours?
    You may check with the concierge at your respective hotels with regards to guided tours or visit
  13. How can I contact the RSPO Secretariat?
    You may contact the RSPO Secretariat at either [email protected] or [email protected]. Please visit for more information.