SingularityU Thailand joins forces with SCB 10X to hold ‘SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020’
published : 16 Sep 2020 at 16:56
a global online seminar to discuss “The Future of Work” after COVID-19
SingularityU Thailand has joined hands with SCB 10X, a subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), alongside a group of world-leading innovators from Silicon Valley to host a global online seminar entitled “SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020” on Wednesday 23 September during 09:00-18:00 hrs. This online event will feature a virtual discussion on the topic of “The Future of Work” participated by a group of world-leading experts in innovative technologies and revolutions in various fields who will exchange their experiences and thoughts as aspiring guidelines to deal with career changes in the future after the COVID-19 pandemic. The audiences will have a good chance to foresee significant careers in the future and can also learn how to survive after the coronavirus attack.
Mr. Chanond Ruangkritya, President and CEO of Ananda Development Public Company Limited and co-founder of SingularityU Thailand, said, “Ever since the SingularityU Thailand Summit rolled out in 2018, the group has been determined to keep working with world-leading innovators in an effort to enhance the potential of the Thai economy to thrive and be able to beat any crisis effectively. We are now facing hard times under the unprecedented virus pandemic which has severely affected all sectors. Currently, SME entrepreneurs, airlines, travel and start-up businesses are encountering a critical crisis, forcing more than 8.4 million Thai people into unemployment. However, in this crisis, some new opportunities are still there. So it’s a good time to hold “SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020” to showcase best practical guidelines from the world’s innovation leaders who will share their perspectives on future careers and how to cope with the pandemic.”
Dr. Arak Sutivong, CEO of SCB 10X Co., Ltd. and President of Siam Commercial Bank PCL., said, “During the COVID-19 outbreak, people's behaviours have changed with increased adoption of digital platforms. Once the pandemic is over, consumer behaviour, business practices and economic structure will completely change as ‘new normal’ practices will be executed. In the next couple of years, a lot of new companies with new business practices are expected to be created. SCB10X aims at creating new inventions in response to the demand of consumers and business sector in the future by investing in exponential technologies and innovations. We also intend to support entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in Thailand and ASEAN countries by providing necessary technology advice and fulfilment. We are willing to join hands with the organiser of “SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020” to support this helpful event where world-class scholars and thinkers will share their experience, knowledge and useful advice to cope with the troubles and challenges we are facing currently and help us get ready for new ways of work in the future.”
Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, President of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa), an agency under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), said, “The mission of depa is to drive the nation’s digital economy by consistently promoting activities to accelerate public awareness of the importance of technology and innovations which play a significant role in improving the quality of life as well as other key challenges in the current situation, with an aim to develop application of innovations and technologies in the country. The COVID-19 pandemic has evidently accelerated adoption of digital technology across all industries. SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020 is another useful activity to help promote the development of digital skills among the attendees. It can also initiate solutions for businesses affected by COVID-19 to help them manage through the crisis and achieve successful recovery.”
Attendees at this inpsirational event will have the opportunity to meet the world’s experts on technology-driven innovations and inventions from Silicon Valley, including:
● Mr. Steve Leonard, CEO of Singularity University
● Dr. Daniel Kraft, the Chair of Singularity University
● Dr. Sonny Kohli from Singularity University, Canada
● Mr. John Hagel, co-chairman of Deloitte LLP's Center for the Edge
● Ms. Stacey Ferreira, CEO of Forge
SingularityU Virtual Summit Thailand 2020, organised by Exponential Social Enterprise Co., Ltd., is sponsored by SCB10X, Ananda Development PCL. and depa.
For more information and to book tickets to attend this global online seminar, please visit www.singularityuthailandsummit.org.