Com­mit­tee Meet­ings

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On May 9, the com­mit­tee met at Mex­i­cano Res­tau­rante at the Rem­brandt Ho­tel to learn about the How- tos of the Dig­i­tal Con­tent In­dus­try from An­drew Djie, the Coun­try Man­ager of The 9th Stu­dio. Pic­tured are the speaker ( cen­ter, hold­ing gift) with meet­ing at­ten­dees.

Food & Agri- Busi­ness

On May 23, the com­mit­tee met in AMCHAM’S Citi Board­room to hear a pre­sen­ta­tion on “Fu­ture Com­pet­i­tive­ness of Thai­land” from Dr. Nip­pon Poan­pongsakorn of the Thai­land De­vel­op­ment Re­search In­sti­tute. Pic­tured are the speaker ( sec­ond from right), the Com­mit­tee’s Board li­ai­son, Dale Lee ( far right) and meet­ing at­ten­dees.

Joint Le­gal & Hu­man Re­source

On June 6, the com­mit­tees met at Sher­a­ton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok for a La­bor Law Round- Up with Ratthai Kamol­warin of Chan­dler MHM Lim­ited and Tisha Yingluecha of Ather­ton. Pic­tured are ( from left): HR Com­mit­tee leader Chris Schultz, the speak­ers Ratthai Kamol­warin and Tisha Yingluecha, and Le­gal Com­mit­tee leader Dou­glas Man­cill.

Le­gal

On May 15, the com­mit­tee met at Con­rad Bangkok Ho­tel to learn about cur­rent trends in the crim­i­nal en­force­ment of the For­eign Cor­rupt Prac­tices Act ( FCPA) from U. S. De­part­ment of Jus­tice At­taché, Catharine Hartzen­busch. Pic­tured are Dou­glas Man­cill ( com­mit­tee leader) and the speaker.

Health­care

On May 31, the com­mit­tee met at the AMCHAM Citi Board­room to hear Dr. Nicha Sa­man­tarat, CEO and founder of Natur­o­pathic In­te­gra­tive Cen­ter for Health and Ed­u­ca­tion ( NICHE), talk about How to sur­vive in a toxic world. Pic­tured are the speaker ( cen­ter) with meet­ing at­ten­dees and com­mit­tee lead­ers.

Food & Agri- Busi­ness

On June 8, the com­mit­tee met at AMCHAM’S Citi Board­room for a pre­sen­ta­tion on “Thai­land, A Global Food In­no­va­tion Hub” from Dr. Akkharawit Kan­jana- Opas, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of Food In­nop­o­lis, Min­istry of Science and Tech­nol­ogy. Pic­tured are the speaker and Com­mit­tee leader Dee Rich­mond ( cen­ter, hold­ing gift) and meet­ing at­ten­dees.

Eastern Seaboard Net­work­ing

On June 16, mem­bers gath­ered at Pull­man Pattaya Ho­tel G for a net­work­ing hosted by the Nether­lands – Thai and the Bel­gian- Lux­em­bourg/ Thai Chambers of Com­merce and in con­junc­tion with AMCHAM and the Aus­tralian, Bri­tish, Cana­dian, Ger­man and South African chambers. Pic­tured are the lead­ers of par­tic­i­pat­ing chambers.

En­ergy & En­vi­ron­ment

On June 21, the com­mit­tee met at the JW Mar­riott Bangkok Ho­tel to hear an up­date on Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle Pro­mo­tion in Thai­land from Dr. Yos­s­apong Laoonual, Pres­i­dent & Found­ing Mem­ber of the Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle As­so­ci­a­tion of Thai­land ( EVAT). Pic­tured are the speaker ( left) and Mongkol­nimit Auacherd­kul ( Com­mit­tee leader).

Food & Agri- Busi­ness

On June 30, the com­mit­tee vis­ited Thai Union Group PCL for a tour of the Thai Union Frozen Shrimp Pro­cess­ing Plant in Sa­mut­sakhon. Pic­tured are ( from first row left) Dee Rich­mond ( com­mit­tee leader), Trin Ta­pa­nya ( speaker from Thai Union Group PLC) and guests.

Busi­ness Eco­nomics

On June 20, the com­mit­tee wel­comed U. S. Am­bas­sador Glyn T. Davies who talked about why South­east Asia is key to ad­dress­ing the North Korean threat. Am­bas­sador Davies is uniquely qual­i­fied to ad­dress these is­sues as he pre­vi­ously served as the U. S. Spe­cial Rep­re­sen­ta­tive for North Korea Pol­icy. Pic­tured are Am­bas­sador Davies ( cen­ter), flanked by com­mit­tee lead­ers Peggy Crev­el­ing and Bob Fitts, and mem­bers.

Young Pro­fes­sion­als

On June 30, the com­mit­tee gath­ered with guests at 8 ON ELEVEN for a so­cial net­work­ing night and raised Baht 17,110 for the Amer­i­can Cham­ber of Com­merce in Thai­land Foun­da­tion ( ATF) Adopt- a- School pro­gram. Pic­tured are ( from left): Tomwit Jarn­son ( AMCHAM), Jose Wil­lan ( DFDL), Eliot Delu­nas ( com­mit­tee leader), Mike Markar­ian ( Owner) and Patom­porn Trongjit ( com­mit­tee co­or­di­na­tor).

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