Bangkok, Thailand

 A sterling lineup of senior business executives, academics, and special dignitaries associated with the Asian Institute of Technology headlined the Opening Ceremony of the AIT Technology Event on 9 July 2013 in Bangkok. The event shone a light on some of AIT’s most successful graduates and underscored the Institute’s engineering impact in Thailand and the region. The event was graced by Thailand’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand and AIT alumnus, H.E. Dr. Subin Pinkayan.

Running from 10-11 July, Interim AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai welcomed over 200 participants representing more than 140 organizations from 16 countries.

The event explored the key benefits in adopting advanced technologies for the performance enhancement of organizations, businesses, and their specific projects. The primary focus of conversation was to convey how AIT can support research, development, and consulting services specific to real-estate and manufacturing industries. The event also provided an opportunity for AIT to showcase the Institute’s offerings from relevant and multi-disciplinary fields such as sustainability, information technology, and food security. The event brought together major stakeholders including industry representatives, expert consultants, and policy makers, facilitating a rounded discussion with multiple viewpoints, and an exceptional quality of debate.

The event was highlighted by keynote speeches from respectable industry leaders and experts, 19 technical presentations on varying issues, extensive panel discussions, a full exhibition of AIT offerings, and plenty of scheduled time for formal and informal networking.

For more information about the event, photos, videos and to download specific presentations please visit the official AIT Technology Event website: