Bangkok, Thailand, 14 March, 2016 – Thailand’s accelerated economic growth in 2015 and commitment towards creating a culture of innovation in this era of converging industries will spearhead the country’s vision for 2020.

With the government striving to leverage innovation in research and development to pave its way towards becoming a smart nation, enterprises will need to identify strategies to meet this endeavor.

On 23rd March  2016, leaders and visionary innovators of Thailand will congregate at Dusit Thani, Bangkok for Frost & Sullivan’s global executive summit GIL 2016: Thailand, to deliberate on what companies can expect in the future.

The congress will explore how digital transformation is changing distinct industry verticals and how companies in the country can leverage digital assets to drive desired business expansion.

Koh Eng Lok, Country Head, Thailand said,

“The Thai Government’s strategic Super-Cluster policy calls for an increased integration of research, academic, and public-private assets into core industry cluster ecosystems.

These are mission critical elements to support workforce development, infrastructure, logistics, and technology and help businesses become more efficient and competitive and create an ecosystem for an optimal operating environment for both Thai businesses and foreign companies to operate successfully in Thailand or make Thailand their ASEAN headquarters.”

“Through interactive think tanks, CEO panel discussions & keynote sessions across industries, GIL 2016: Thailand incorporates many visionary perspectives and best practices. Insights into future technological predictions and how these will impact and transform your business and society are discussed to help industry leaders identify opportunities and strategies to thrive and survive in the competitive world of tomorrow,” added Mr Koh.

Frost & Sullivan’s senior executives and analysts will be joined by eminent industry experts as they share their success stories and perspectives. In an interactive session,  Andrew Milroy, Senior Vice President, ICT, Asia Pacific, Frost & Sullivan, will host Heather Suskem, CEO, South & Southeast Asia and Middle East from OCS Group; Montree Sornpaisarn CEO, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Thailand; Oh Lock Soon, Managing Director, Keppel Thai Properties Public Company Limited and Sukanya Janchoo, General Manager of Dusit Thani Bangkok,  to discuss their predictions and vision on  the future of Thailand.

The event will also feature Visionary Innovation Think Tanks on Industry 4.0, New Business Models in Healthcare, Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things(IoT), Future of Energy, Future of Material.

Beside the workshops, visionary innovation think tank sessions and succinct presentations will showcase the significant mega trends and their potential impact on business environments. With significant insights on industries and visionary innovation, the global congress will be a hotbed of emerging business models and strategies.

Ina  programme highlight,  the summit will feature Yod Chinsupakul, CEO & Co-Founder of Wongnai.com during the session “Rising Star of Thailand”. Mr Chinsupakul will share his experience on developing the hugely popular smartphone App, “Wongnai”, and how he makes use of digital technologies to transform his business.

GIL 2016: Thailand is supported by Media Partners Asian Century Institute, Energy Saving Magazine, Global Health & Travel Magazine, HealthInvestor Asia, Oil & Gas Today, Pattaya Today,  Asia Research News and Thailand Business News. To know more about this event and/or to participate in the event, please mail Donna Jeremiah at [email protected] .

 

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