Amari Watergate Bangkok
Amari Watergate Bangkok, 847 Phetchaburi Rd, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

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Event Date Thu Oct 15 +07 (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Oct 14 9:00pm - Thu Oct 15 6:00am
Location Amari Watergate Bangkok
847 Phetchaburi Rd, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Region APAC

Thailand is aiming to be the digital hub of Southeast Asia and has concrete plans to digitalise the country and create a knowledge based society with increased focus on ICT and digital investments. The concepts of Digital Thailand and Digital Economy endeavours to transform Thailand and to digitalise areas such as infrastructure, manufacturing, government services, businesses as well as various other sectors. Smart nation and Smart city plans are given a thrust, pushing forward with public investments in many areas.

The Digital Government Development Agency (DGA), has outlined a two-year road map to drive all state agencies toward digital governance by 2020. The road map encompasses seven functions set to ensure a full digital government transformation.

The Thailand government aims to develop digital capabilities within all sectors, including agriculture, tourism, education, the medical profession, investment, disaster prevention, and public administration, in order to drive economic and social progress. To achieve this objective, digital technologies need to be incorporated into public services.

The objective of the plan is to strategically digitalise Thai government agencies, and ultimately to deliver best citizen-centric services with a high level of efficiency and transparency.


2020 Speakers

Ms Ajarin Pattanapanchai
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

Frans Rijkers
Strategic Adviser, National Office for Identity Information, Ministry for the Interior and Kingdom Relations

AVM Dr Suthee Chantrapunth
Deputy Director, Defence Technology Institute

Koo Sengmeng
Deputy Director - AI Industry Innovation, AI Singapore

Mrs Voranuch Dejakaisaya
Chief Information and Operations Officer, Bank of Ayudhya

Budsakorn Teerapunyachai
Senior Director Technology Risk Supervision Department, Bank of Thailand

Jithma Beneragama
Executive Director - Digital, Design and Innovation, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria

Dr Ratthasart Korrasud
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Digital Economy Promotion Agency

Dr Sak Segkhoonthod
Executive Advisor, Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA)

Athiratt Jarnyaharn
Senior Vice President - Smart Data, FWD Life Insurance

Dr Chatchai Thnarudee
Chief Executive Officer, JP Insurance Company

Dr Montri Wiboonrat
Associate Professor - Department of Computer Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

Dr Polawat Witoolkollachit
Deputy Director General - Office of the National Committee of Digital Economy and Society, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

Dr Chaiyatorn Limapornvanich
Head of Innovation Foresight Institute, National Innovation Agency

Theresa Mathawaphan
Chief Strategy Officer, National Innovation Agency

Dr Chalee Vorakulpipat
Head of Information Security Research, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)

Leong Mun Kew
Director- Graduate Programmes, Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore

Pol. Col. Niwate Arpawasin
Deputy Commander - IT Support Division, Office of Information and Communication Technology, Thai Royal Police

Mohit Sagar
Group Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, OpenGov Asia

Klaus Felsche
Senior Advisor, OpenGov Asia

Chris Buxton
Chief Digital Officer, Statistics New Zealand

Colin Dinn
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Siam Commercial Bank

Prakolkrit Saengchuwong
Team Head and Senior Vice President - Information Security Detection and Response, TMB Bank PCL

Dr Mia Mikic
Director- Trade, Investment and Innovation Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partners

• Lenovo
• OneConnect

• vmware