Second International Inventor's Day Convention

  2-5 February 2009,

Last Update
February 16
,  2009 

Venue: IMPACT Muang Thong Thani  Hall 9, Bangkok, Thailand

Thai inventions (left and behind)

Works of King's family (center)

IFIA international presentation (right side front)


The “International Inventor’s Day” event was established by the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) to raise awareness of the role of inventors in our daily lives, and to celebrate the contribution made by inventors to the development of science, technology and societies across the globe. The “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” must be organized together with an selected national similar event. The the first issue of “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” was celebrated on 2nd of February 2008 in Bangkok together the Inventor's Day in Thailand.

The IFIA received a proposal regarding this event from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) which was accepted by IFIA ExCo meeting on January 10. Therefore the second issue of “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” was again celebrated on 2nd of February 2009 in Bangkok together the Inventor’s Day in Thailand.

The celebration of the 2nd  International Inventor's Day Convention was realized by way of international invention exhibition connected to the Thai invention exhibition and conference organized by NRCT  and IFIA. (See the General Information about this events)

The 2nd  International Inventor's Day Convention and the National Inventor's Day were opened by H. E. Abhisit Vejjajiva Prime Minister of Thailand in the company of Kalaya Sophonpanich Minister of Science and Technology in Thailand, András Vedres IFIA President and Ahnond Bunyratavej NRCT Secretary General.


The IFIA President András Vedres introduces the exhibition to H. E.  Abhisit Vejjajiva


Here is the most important sentence of the message of the IFIA President occasion of the 2nd  International Inventor's Day Convention:

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is called “The Father of Thailand Invention” before and now the IFIA proclaims him “The Father of World Invention”.  > > > all message

The message of the NRCT Secretary General is > > > here.

Presentations and participants

158 inventions from 23 countries were presented by IFIA collective presentation and IFIA's members shows (see > > > list).  80 IFIA delegates were participated on this event.



The IFIA section and floor plan



Shanghai Minhang High School students' presentation


A group of the IFIA participants and Mrs. Pentida Tipyotha


The IFIA presented his activity by posters. Two cultural presentations were shown:  "Inventions of Cartoonist" and "Inventors and Inventions on Stamps".


IFIA activity                                                           Cartoons                                                              Stamps



Date: 3 February 2009, venue: Grand Ball Room, Hall 9. Moderator: Samsak Navayuth (Rajamangala University of Technology Lamna).

Morning Session, theme: "Policy and Promoting of Innovation and Invention to World Market"

  • SHIN Kyoung-ho (KIPA, Korea)
  • Vladimir PETRIASEV dr. (Russian House of International Scientific and Technological Cooperetion)
  • PEN Kuang-hui dr. (National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan)
  • Virgilio L. MALANG dr. (Association of Inventors in Philippines)
  • LOK Kam-lam (MINDS, Malysia)


All speakers (Morning Session)


Afternoon Session

  • "Inventors and Society" presented by András VEDRES dr.;  IFIA President
  • "Property of Intellect" - video film presented by Zoltán BONTA; Film producer
  • "Ecology and Inventions" presented by Iván RAISZ dr.; Secretary of Association of Hungarian Inventors
  • "Glory to H. M. King of Thailand" - multimedia show with live music presented by Dániel VEDRES; Musician and composer


"Glory to H. M. King of Thailand" presented by Dániel Vedres


Highest Awards

The IFIA President rewarded His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej with title: "The Greatest Inventor". Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was awarded "the IFIA Grand Eco Prize" her environmentalist activity.