ASOCIO ICT Summit & Software Expo Asia 2013

When: Thu, September 26, 8am – Sat, September 28, 4pm, 2013
Where: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok
Admission: USD 250
Info: Event | Regsitration

Can Asia become a new source of world ideas and innovations like the software and manufacturing outsourcing? Inviting Government and business leaders, technopreneurs, developers, investors, researchers, academia, students and other experts to be part of this challenging question and exciting topics, the Association of Thai ICT Industry (ATCI) is proud to host ASOCIO ICT Summit 2013, an international event under the flagship of Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO). Topics include:
  • The Future of Asia IT - Narayana Murthy, Chairman, Infosys Ltd. 
  • Asia Innovation for Sustainable Development - Prof Hirotaka Takeuchi, Harvard 
  • The Digital Age in Asia through Innovation - James H Poisant, Sec-Gen, WITSA
  • Smart Country by ICT Technology - Captain Anudith Nakornthap, ICT Minister
  • Google Your Future - Eric Schmidt, Chairman, Google 
  • Software Framework Development - Sharad Sinha, VP, Oracle
  • The new Era of Education - Kim Jones, Executive Director, Curriki
  • ASEAN ICT Surviving Strategy - Jonathan Krause, Partner, Gartner
  • Asian Trendy Digital Consumer - Varidda Voraakom, CIO,  McCann
  • From Silicon Valley to Siam - Rattapoom Vudhichamnong, Gravity


08.00-08.50 Registration
08.45-09.00 All Delegates & Guests to take seat
08.45-09.00 Arrival of Minister & Guests of honor
09.00-09.10 VDO Presentation
09.10-09.25 Welcome Address

  • ATCI President
  • SIPA Chairman
  • ASOCIO Chairman
09.25-09.35 ASOCIO Leadership Award Presentation (to be confirmed)
09.35-10.00 Opening Address & Keynote Speech 
By : Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap
       Minister of ICT

Keynote Speaker
The Future of Asia IT 
By : Mr.N.R.Narayana Murthy 
       Executive Chairman and Founder of Infosys Ltd.
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

Keynote Speaker
Unite Asia Innovation for Sustainable Development 
By : Professor Hirotaka Takeuchi
       Professor at Harvard Business School
       Expert on Japanese Innovation
11.30-12.00 Keynote Speaker
Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age in Asia through Innovation
By : Dr.James H.Poisant
       Secretary General The World Information
       Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)
12.00-13.00 Lunch Break
13.30-13.55 Keynote Speaker
Innovation and New Oppportunities
By : Mr.Wilson Tan (tbc)
      CEO of Capital Mall Trust,
      SCS Hall of Fame Award Winner 2013
13.55-14.55 Panel Discussion
  • FKII (Korea)
  • Dr. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of VINASA
  • AIIA (Australia)
  • Mr. Allen Yeung, VP of Hong Kong Science & Technology Park
Moderator : Dr.Thanachart Numnonda(Thailand)
14.55-15.25 Coffee Break
15.25-15.50 Keynote Speaker
The Rising Wave of Asian Creativity 

By : (from CISA, to be announced)
15.50-16.50 Panel Discussion
  • JISA (Japan)
  • Mr. Brandon Berry Edwards
    Executive Creative Director & Co-Founder, Frog Shanghai
  • BCS (Bangladesh)
Moderator : Dr.Rom Hiranyapruk(Thailand)
16.50-17.00 Closing


08.00-09.30 Registration

By : Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap
       Minister of information and Communication Technology

Topic: Smart Country by ICT Technology
The vision of Thailand ICT 2020 and Smart Thailand roadmap will be the key catalyst that uplifts the country in all aspects and promotes the region’s connectivity. Discover the faces of the future of Thailand and as part of ASEAN Community through the integration of smart network, smart government, and smart business.
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

Eric Schmidt
Executive Chairman of Google

Topic: Google your future
Schmidt joined Google’s board of directors as chairman in March 2001 and became the company’s CEO in August 2001. At Google, he focuses on building the corporate infrastructure needed to maintain Google’s rapid growth as a company and on ensuring that quality remains high while the product development cycle times are kept to a minimum. As a result, Google become the number one of search engine, and today we can “google” for everything even our future.
---- Sharad Sinha
VP, Asia pacific & Japan, Oracle

Topic: Software Framework Development 
Sharad had business experience spanning multiple industries and functions over twenty years. His experience spans management consulting, business development and general management at high technology, industrial manufacturing, automotive, retail, software and consumer product companies. At Oracle, Sharad has worked with many large companies to specifiy new and emerging technology based business opportunities that provided significant business value. He is focused on solving complex customer challenges relating to information technology development and its framework.

Kim Jones
Executive Director of Curriki

Topic: The new Era of Education
Kim Jones is the Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Curriki, a non-profit organization focused on improving education through technology for children. Kim was formerly an Executive with Sun Microsystems for over 20 years. Most recently Kim was President and Managing Director for Sun UK & Ireland. This is the reason that she had oversaw all sales and managerial function within Sun’s UK operation then apply it to making the new era of education industry.
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break

By : Mr.Jonathan Krause
       Executive Partner with Gartner Executive Program

Topic: ASEAN ICT Surviving Strategy
Learn where each of ASEAN members belongs in the ICT radar; who lacks and who leads in the future of technology. Discover the technology trend of ASEAN and our surviving strategy.
14.30-15.00 Coffee Break


09.00-09.30 Registration

Varidda Voraakom
Chief Innovation Officer of McCANN Worldgroup Thailand

Topic: Asian Trendy Digital Consumer; What’s next?
Varidda is passionate about people, trends and progressive brands. For her, understanding what drives consumers has always been a fascination. In her current role, she originates new ideas that drive innovation for McCann Worldgroup by intertwining technology with creativity and fostering cutting-edge strategic innovation through all multidisciplinary communication. So, the big picture of Asian trendy digital consumer and the next will be discussed deeply in detail.
------- Mr. Rattapoom Vudhichamnong
Founder of Gravity Innovation Consulting

Topic: From Silicon Valley to Siam: The Voyage of the Digital Paradigm
Rattapoom lived in Silicon Valley, USA and held a principal leadership position at Apple, the world’s most innovation and admired corporation. His leadership and technical contributions led to the success of the Retina Displays for the New iPad and the recently-launched Retina MacBook Pro. The journey from Silicon Valley to Siam, Thailand, will be shared as a voyage of international paradigm in digital world.
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

By : Mr.Sutthichai Yoon
       Chairman of Nation Multimedia Group , PLC

Topic: Digitally Yours
As digital media continues to evolve in an increasing rate each day, it is important for all organizations to keep up to date with the technologies and to fully utilize what the new game of digital media has to offer. Learn more the hottest digital media trends and tangible future of digital media which will swipe off how we consume the media today.
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break
13.30-14.30 By : Dr.Karndee Leopirote / Ms.Panraphee Raphiphan /
       Ms.Chatpawee Trichachawanwong /
       Mr.Pongsuk Hiranprueck

Topic: Inspiring New Generation of the Digital Era
The young generation is bound to be the new engine to the digital era. Get inspired and share your dream and talents with the young technocrat idols.
14.30-15.00 Coffee Break
15.00-16.00 Student Challenge
Remarks : Speakers are in process of invitation (information as of May 1,2013) The organizer reserve the right to adjust program and speakers without prior notice