January Membership Luncheon with Dr. Suvit Measincee February Monthly Luncheon with Dr. Kirida Bhaopichtr
On February 22, Dr. Kirida Bhaopichtr, Research Director for International Research and Advisory Service at the Thailand Development Research Institute ( TDRI), addressed over 70 AMCHAM members at the February monthly luncheon held at the Banyan Tree.
On January 26 at the Conrad Bangkok, Dr. Suvit Maesincee, Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s office spoke at AMCHAM’S January Monthly Luncheon about the Royal Thai Government’s vision for Thailand 4.0. Dr. Suvit talked about the development of the Thai economy from Thailand. 1.0 ( agrarian society and cottage industry) to Thailand 3.0 ( heavy industry, export promotion) and explained how the transition to Thailand 4.0 will focus on investing in people, technologies, and connectivity- based, resource- based and intellectual infrastructure. This will help people move from traditional farming to smart farming, convert Small and Medium Enterprises ( SMES) into Innovation Enterprises, and help low- skilled workers become knowledge workers, Dr. Suvit said. The event was sponsored by the Fox Networks Group.