By David Nakayama, DET Corp Comms
Bangkok, October 9, 2020– As Thailand’s COVID situation entered a period of calm, Delta Thailand took seized the opportunity to host the third Delta Future Industry Summit.
This annual event is a unique platform for our stakeholders to connect and discuss the latest trends and drivers of Thailand’s COVID-19 recovery and innovation-driven resilient businesses in the next normal under the theme-Future Proofing Thailand for the Next Normal.
This year’s summit was at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel and attracted a focused group of key decision-makers to explore innovative solutions including: Data centers and digital infrastructure, e-mobility, smart city and smart home solutions.
Special guest, Mr. Kobchai Sungsittisawat, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Industry, kicked of the event with an opening address. “Despite the COVID pandemic, we are continuing our Big Brother Project that connects industry leaders like Delta with local SMEs to enhance their competitiveness. Meanwhile, the annual Delta Angel Fund for Startups continues to foster local startups creating outstanding economic value of over 500 million Baht,” he said.
Mr. Jackie Chang, Delta Thailand President, outlined present challenges and growth opportunities ahead. “The dramatic offline-to-online shift has made Delta’s role to ensure power for critical medical and communication systems critical to the safety and livelihood of millions. In the next normal, we look forward to working with our local partners to bring advanced data center, e-mobility and smart home solutions to help achieve Thailand 4.0 policy objectives and help create a safe, healthy and prosperous society,” he said.
The event continued with one special address by construction giant SCG and the following panel discussions with company speakers.
- Cutting-edge Data Center Solutions to Realize Your Next Normal Digital Transformation: True Internet Data Center, LINE MAN Wongnai Oracle Thailand, DET CIS
- Smart City Infrastructure Solutions Empowering Thailand’s Green Transportation: Provincial Electricity Authority, Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand, DET EIS
- How Smart Building Solutions will Shape Life in the Next Normal: Land and Houses, Frasers Property Thailand, SCG Cement-Building Materials, DET BABG
Since 2018, the Delta Future Industry Summit in Bangkok has become an anticipated annual event for our partners and stakeholders to meet and enjoy opportunities for a more sustainable future together.
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