CMKL holds Thailand’s first AI seminar on Dec 13

CMKL holds Thailand’s first AI seminar on Dec 13

The shortage of technology knowledge and talents is the common challenge that almost every organization is trying to tackle in the Digital Transformation era.

CMKL University, a technology-focused university under a collaboration between King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and Carnegie Mellon University, the top university from the United States, is ready to hold a flagship seminar, entitled “CMKL Tech Summit 2018”, at C asean auditorium in Cyberworld Building on December 13. This summit will grant a chance for individuals and organizations to upgrade themselves and remove the pain points they have at the moment.  

Dr.Supan Tungjitkusolmun, President of CMKL University, said the objective of organizing “CMKL Tech Summit 2018” is to support both individuals and organizations that are adjusting themselves into Digital Transformation era. The main concept will focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI), making this event the first AI flagship seminar in Thailand.

“While everyone and every organization need to adjust themselves, we’ve found that many of them face the shortage of human resources in many positions such as Data Scientists. Some of them even lack human resources who understand how to apply technology with their organizations. As the leading technology university with a collaboration with the world’s first AI software developer Carnegie Mellon University, we decide to hold this seminar to help enhance the know-how and the competitiveness for everyone,” said Dr.Supan.

AI is playing a vital role in changing the world as well as the business sector and industries in the future. Therefore, the university chooses AI as the main topic for this seminar.

Dr.Supan added CMKL Tech Summit 2018 has gathered technology- and AI-related experts from the private sector and the educational sector from Thailand and worldwide such as Thai Beverage Pcl, Betagro Pcl and Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai, who is Chair of the Board of Trustees at CMKL University, and a team of professors from Carnegie Mellon University to share their insights in the event.

The topics in the seminar cover from the application of AI technology in the business to the business sector and the industries that AI is playing a vital role such as retail, healthcare and agriculture.

In the event, there will be a plenty of booths from leading companies that pay attention to digital transformation and those companies which jointly do research and development with the university such as Thai Beverage Pcl, Betagro Pcl, Bangchak Corporation Pcl, SCB Abacus Co Ltd,. There will also be a plenty of booths from educational sector including King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, and CMKL University.

“Nowadays, Digital Transformation is no longer a far issue from us. Therefore, we would like to invite everyone and every organization that are interested in technology or are adapting to attend this seminar. This seminar will help you learn directly from the global speakers, exchange the insights and meet the talents who might become your colleagues in the future. The sooner you learn or move first, the earlier you achieve,” said Dr.Supan.

For those who are interested in the summit, please purchase a ticket via or check more information at or call 065-878-5000

Established in 2017, CMKL University is a collaboration between two top technology universities, which are King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and Carnegie Mellon University. Currently, it offers the programs for Master Degree, Doctoral Degree and short courses related to AI, Blockchain, Data Analytics and Cyber Security by applying Carnegie Mellon’s globally acclaimed research and education programs. CMKL University aims to build a community and enhance the technology competitiveness in Southeast Asia through research and innovation.

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