Past Events

Understanding the Legacy of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej
17 July 2017 at Dusit Thani Hotel

TIJ Public Forum on the Rule of Law and Sustainable Development:
Understanding the Legacy of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Monday 17 July, 2017, Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok

08.30 – 10. 00
Registration and Refreshments
10.00 – 10.10
Welcoming Remarks by Professor Dr. Kittipong Kittayarak, Executive Director, Thailand Institute of Justice
10.10 – 10.15
Opening Remarks by H.E. Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana, Minister of Justice
10.15 – 11.00
Perspectives on the Rule of Law and Development by Understanding the Legacy of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Keynote Speakers:
  • Mr. Martin Hart-Hansen

    Deputy Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand

  • Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul

    Member of the Board of Directors, Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation

  • Dr. Sandro Calvani

    Senior Advisor on Strategic Planning, Mae Fah Luang Foundation Under Royal Patronage

  • Professor Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai

    Former Deputy Prime Minister, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Former Dean of the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University

11.00 – 11.10
Linkages between the Rule of Law and Sustainable Development
by Professor Dr. Kittipong Kittayarak, Executive Director, Thailand Institute of Justice
11.10 – 12.30
Sustainable Coexistence between Man and Forest through the lens of the Rule of Law: Case Study of Nan Province
  • Mr. Chonlatid Suraswadi

    Director General, Royal Forest Department

  • Mr. Jakkapong Mongkhonkeeree

    Former Headman, Huay Pla Lod Village

  • Mr. Samruay Phadphon

    President, Huk Muang Nan Foundation

  • Dr. Buntoon Srethasirote

    Deputy Executive Director, Prime Minister Delivery Unit

Mr. Sunit Shrestha, Founder and Managing Director, ChangeFusion

12.30 – 13.30
13.30 – 14.00
Informal Debt Management through Establishing Community-based Financial Institutions
Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Vice Minister for the Prime Minister’s Office
14.00 – 14.30
Technology and Development: Appropriate Regulatory and Institutional Design
Mr. Ulrich Zachau Country Director for Southeast Asia, The World Bank
14.30 – 14.45
14.45 – 15.55
The Development of Fair Debt in a Rule of Law-based Society
  • Ms. Sarinee Achavanuntakul

    กรรมการผู้จัดการด้านการพัฒนาความรู้ บริษัท ป่าสาละ จำกัด

  • Pol. Lt. Col. Wichai Suwanprasert

    Secretary, Legal Aid Center for Debtors and Victims of Injustice

  • Dr. Suntariya Muanpawong

    Chief Judge in the Research Justice Division, The Supreme Court

  • Mr. Tippatrai Saelawong

    Senior Researcher, Thailand Development Research Institute

Mr. Korkhet Chantalertluk, Director of the News Department and Deputy Director General, ThaiPBS

15.55 – 17.05
Regulatory Sandbox for Managing Disruptive Technologies
  • Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat

    Former Minister of Tourism and Sports and Advisor, Electronic Transactions Development Agency

  • Dr. Panachit Kittipanyangam

    Director, Innovations Department, Electronic Government Agency

  • Dr. Prawit Leesatapornwongsa

    Commissioner, Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission

  • Dr. Kate Sripratak

    President of the Medical Staff Organization, Central Chest Institute of Thailand

Mr. Ronnapong Kamnuanthip, Managing Director, Universal Music Thailand Co., Ltd.

17.05 – 17.15
Conclusion and Closing Remarks
by Professor Dr. Kittipong Kittayarak, Executive Director, Thailand Institute of Justice

**Schedule is subject to change as appropriate

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