|This event occurs in the past.|
|Date & Time:||25-Jan-2018 11:00|
|Location:||at the Landmark Bangkok|
|Member Cost:||THB 800.00|
|Non-member Cost:||THB 1,100.00|
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Topic: Thailand's 2018 Economy and Political Situation
Date: Thursday 25th January 2017
Cost: THB 800 per person including VAT (members) or THB 1,100 per person including VAT (non-members) including 3-course western set lunch
Cancellation policy: Reservations not cancelled within 2 business day of the event will be charged as a no-show and invoiced. If the event falls on a Monday or is preceded by a holiday, cancellation is required by the previous business day.
About the speakers:
Voranai Vanijaka is currently an Editor-in-Chief of GQ Magazine. He has a bachelor’s degree in politics, philosophy and history and a master’s degree in international business. He also teaches political communication and intercultural communication at Thammasart University. He wrote twice a week for the Bangkok Post. He won the MR Ayumongol Sonakul “Writer of the Year” award in 2011 for his Sunday columns.
Dr. Pavida Pananond is Associate Professor of International Business at Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University in Bangkok. She received her PhD from the University of Reading, UK. She studies the internationalisation of firms, global value chain, and economic upgrading, with reference to emerging markets. Her research has appeared as book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Multinational Business Review, Journal of International Management, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Her commentaries have also been published, and cited in local and international media,including The Economist, Financial Times, and the BBC. She regularly provides briefings to diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, and multinational companies.
Tim Leelahaphan is responsible for macroeconomic coverage of Thailand, based in Bangkok. He is regularly quoted in the media and received votes for the Institutional Investor 2016 All-Asia Research Team. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Tim was the Thailand economist for Maybank Kim Eng Research. He also previously worked as a markets strategist for the Financial Markets Division at Siam Commercial Bank and a research assistant for the Global Markets Strategies Group at Barclays Global Investors in London. Tim holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK, and a Bachelor of Economics (First Class) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
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