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First SingularityU Thailand Summit in SEA to change region's innovation scene

Bangkok, Thailand - Singularity University (SU), the acclaimed collective of thinkers and innovators from Silicon Valley that focuses on empowering leaders to transform industries and solving global challenges through exponential technologies has announced its first summit in Southeast Asia. The SingularityU Thailand Summit 2018 will be held at the InterContinental Bangkok on 19th June and 20th June 2018.

SingularityU Thailand Summit 2018 is an event that will instil the initiatives from Exponential Social Enterprise Co., Ltd. This is an organization that is aiming to accelerate Thailand’s potentials for growth beyond existing economic models and social development.

Dr. John Leslie Millar, the Head of Exponential Social Enterprise Co., Ltd., said: “With success since its launch in 2008, Singularity University has been the staple of the global innovation community. Having its focus on bringing the positive changes to the world through the use of exponential thinking and solving global challenges, SingularityU summits are known for being the main stimuli for real changes and solutions. For almost a decade, SingularityU events have brought together top leaders and experts in a series of events, conferences and education programs, to provoke meaningful discussions, and actions that will make real impacts to businesses, industries, societies and global communities.”

During the two-day summit, the SingularityU Thailand Summit 2018 will tap into how fundamental changes in thinking affect broader implications of technological advancements, and how the combined impact of these transitions will transform everything around daily lives.

Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, Director of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), said that in an era where innovations are a major driving force for the country’s economy, it is time for the public and private sectors to collaborate and drive Thailand towards exponential growth through technologies.

It has been our aim for the Summit to mark the ‘before and after’ picture for the places we visit, and for Thailand. We hope this will spearhead a series of initiatives that will foster innovation in Thailand’s industries," he added.

SingularityU Thailand Summit is supported by leading Thai and international organizations, including Ananda Development, SCB, Deloitte, the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), National Innovation Agency (NIA), Startup Thailand, and Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Thailand chapter.

For more information on this conference and how to get tickets: http://www.singularityuthailandsummit.org/

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