Thursday, February 19, 2009

Meaningful Broadband


A Launch event for the Centre for Ethics of Science and Technology, Chulalongkorn University (by invitation only)

Time: 24 February 2009, 9.00 am. – 2.00 pm.
Venue: Room 105, Maha Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

9.15 am. Opening by host Dr. Charas Suwanwela, Chairman of Governing Board, Chulalongkorn University
Overview of the day's proceedings, Prof. Soraj Hongladarom,
Director, Center for Ethics of Science and Technology

9.20 am. Keynote from Prime Minister Hon. Abhisit Vijjajiva: Towards a New Thai Economy and Workforce: Finding the Optimal Role of Broadband (to be confirmed)
A Response to the Prime Minister’s Remarks on Behalf of the Private Sector: Mr.Ricky Corker, Director Nokia Siemens Networks

9.40 am. What is Meaningful Broadband; Towards a "Compact" linking
Public and Private Sectors. Prof Craig Warren Smith, Senior Advisor, Human Interface Technology Laboratory, University of Washington:Craig Warren Smith

10.00 am.- 12.00 noon Presentation: Towards a "Compact" between public, private and academic sectors.

  • Towards a Meaningful Regulations: Prof. Sethaporn Cusripitck (NTC Commissioner)
  • Towards the Broadband-enabled Reform of Basic Education : Dr.Paron Isarasena, Commission on Basic Education, Ministry of Education

12.00 – 12.30 p.m. Conclusion and press conference

12.30 – 13.30 p.m. Lunch with video presentation of interactive learning with children from KMUTT model school