Embassy of Japan in Thailand, ABEJA, and Omise sponsored event “DX Summit” was held to promote understanding of the most advanced technologies, such as AI, blockchain, and others.

 On October 19th, 2018, “DX (Digital transformation) summit,” sponsored by the Embassy of Japan in Thailand,ABEJA Singapore Pte. Ltd., and Omise Holdings, was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

 VUCA, Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, describes the era in which companies face drastic. When it comes to thinking of a survival strategy it is inevitable that companies must understand technologies like IoT, Big data, AI and Block Chain, and how to apply them to businesses. The DX Summit was held with the sole purpose of promoting the understanding of these cutting-edge technologies to the Japanese companies who have local with local corporation in Thailand, and financial clique corporations in Thailand.

 The summit was held in two parts: the morning part aimed at Japanese corporations, and the afternoon part at financial clique corporations in Thailand. With abundant examples, two startup companies introduced steps on how a corporation can achieve digital transformation.

 On the day of the summit, more than 80 people from 61 companies, especially from manufacturing enterprises, visited the event to deepen understandings of the latest technologies. For the reception party, there were enthusiastic discussions among participants, which made this event successful.

 ABEJA, Inc. will continue to vigorously act to promote the latest technologies to the society not only in Japan but also in the ASEAN regions.

■ Program
 Date : 19th October
 Venue : Ananda Campus
 Address : FYI Center building, Tower 2, 11th Floor, 2525 Rama 4 Road, Klongtoei, Klongtoei District, Bangkok 10110

《Part1:for Japanese corporations》
 Open : 8:00
 Start : 8:30
 End : 13:00

《Part2:for financial clique corporations in Thailand》
 Open : 12:45
 Start : 13:15
 End : 18:00

■ Time line
・Greeting (Ambassador Shiro Sadoshima )
・Greeting (Santi Kiranand Ph.D, Vice Minister for Industry)
・Building a leapfrog ecosystem in the digital transformation (Mr.Terakawa)
・The opportunity of AI utilization in ASEAN (Naoki  Tonogi,ABEJA Singapore Pte. Ltd.)
  - Coffee Break –
・The opportunity of Blockchain utilization in ASEAN (Mr.Hasegawa)

■ Photo

■ Media coverage

▶ 2018/10/22  NNA ASIA『The Daily NNA in Thailand 』
“The Japanese government is headquartered in Thailand as a base for Japanese entrepreneurs, supporting partnerships with chaebols”
URL:https://www.nna.jp/news/show/1826226

▶ 2018/10/22 THE BRIDGE
「Embassy of Thailand in Japan, ABEJA, and Omise sponsored event “DX Summit” was held —Startups of Japan directs the latest technology to the Thai chaebols」
URL:http://thebridge.jp/2018/10/1st-dx-summit-bangkok

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