Business Talks & Networking Evening (November 9)
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Please join us for another exciting Business Talks & Networking Evening – take the opportunity to make new connections and catch up with familiar faces in the European-Thai business community. As always, we welcome all businesses and professionals, from all countries.
Topic of the evening: “Tools for Success in The Digital Economy – Winning by Being Digital”.
Venue: The Gallery, 3rd floor, Radisson Blu Plaza, Bangkok
Price*: 300 THB for members
600 THB for non-members
RSVP: [email protected]
*Soft drinks, wine, beer and cocktail food included.
18.00 – 18.30 Registration
18.30 – 19.30 Presentations on the above topic
19.30 – 21.30 Networking
Bob Fox – Chair of Digital Economy/ICT group, JFCCT/EABC. A lawyer (Baker & McKenzie) he added a career after a masters degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has worked in new tech, IT, regional trade and investment, policy and regulation and telecoms for over 25 years. He has held large listed company group CEO roles, regional director Asia-Pacific roles for BT, a NASDAQ broadband services company, an Israeli big data company, and a Swiss digital media technology company, plus smaller start-ups. He has been in the senior executive team and on the boards of large scale digital media/telco new market entrants.
Presentation topic: ‘Being Digital’, Including How the Digital Economy Works, The Role of Telecoms, Thailand 4.0, Skills, Transformation at Personal, Company, Industry and Economy-Wide Levels.
Worachai Bhicharnchitr – Managing Director at the well-established law firm Vickery & Worachai (http://www.v-w.co.th/). He served as an Independent Director of Wiik & Hoeglund Public Company Limited from 1989-2015. Mr. Bhicharnchitr went to the National Defense College of Thailand, holds a Bachelor of Laws from Thammasat University in Bangkok and a Master in Law from New York University, NY. He has also been the director at the Board of Trade of Thailand and the President of the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce.
Presentation topic: ‘The legal implications of digital disruption’
Suebsiri Taweepon – Intellectual Property Rights expert from the EU-funded initiative IPR SME Helpdesk (http://www.southeastasia-iprhelpdesk.eu/). He has experience in a wide range of intellectual property matters, both contentious and noncontentious, including litigation, licensing, and registration of intellectual property rights, with particular emphasis in computer software and technology-related industries.
Presentation topic: ‘Intellectual Property strategy for businesses in Thailand – focus on ICT sector’
Dr. Kasititorn Pooparadai – Senior Executive Vice-President of Digital Economy Promotion Agency, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society. She has a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Manchester and has held senior positions in the National Science and Technology Development Agency and in the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NESTEC). Her expertise is in Digital economy/ICT Statistics and Data Analytics, policy formulation and implementation, economics and social development in the digital era.
Presentation topic: ‘Thriving Digital Economy in Thailand: Roles & Activities @DEPA’
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session, after which the floor will be open for networking and refreshments will be served.
Make sure not to miss this exciting evening – sign up today with [email protected]