Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013

Press Conference of Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013


ITU Telecom World 2013

Thursday 7 November 2013 10.00 - 11.45 hrs.

At Room Platinum 1, Lobby floor, InterContinental Hotel, Ploenchit road, Bangkok


10.00 hrs.

Media registration

10.30 hrs.

  • H.E. Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap, Minister of Information and Communication Technology and Vice Chairman of the National Organizing Committee of Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013 and ITU Telecom World 2013 (7 mins)
    • Welcome and introduce Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013 & ITU Telecom World 2013: its importance to the global and Thai ICT industries
    • Related Ministry’s vision and policies
    • Key topics/forums/sessions that ICT ministry will join discussion on governmental / policy level at Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013
      • Expected outcomes
    • Key topics/forums/sessions for that ICT ministry will join in ITU Telecom World 2013
  • Dr. Eun-Ju Kim, Regional Director of ITU’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (8 mins - including translation)
    • Welcoming Thailand as the host and the reason for choosing Thailand as the host country
    • Overview of both events
    • Introducing the themes for Connect Asia-Pacific Summit “Asia Pacific 2020: Smartly DIGITAL” and ITU Telecom World 2013 “Embracing Change in a Digital World” Hi-light of the events, most updated key speakers and topics
      • Expected outcomes(MC summarizes in Thai language)
    • Air Chief Marshal Tharet Punsri, Chairman of National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (5 mins)
      • NBTC’s sponsored session and showcases at the ITU Telecom World 2013
      • How ITU Telecom World benefits Thailand’s ICT industry
    • Dr. Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, President of the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) (5 mins)
      • Thailand’s readiness as the host of a specialty event
      • Opportunity to promote Thailand’s capability to host world’s events
      • TCEB booth/showcase at the Thai Pavilion

11.05 hrs

  • Summary by H.E. Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap
    • Pride of the country to host this world’s event
    • Confidence in the success of the event
    • Invite Thai people to visit the event along with TVC presentation

11.10 hrs

Group Photo

11.15 hrs

Questions and answers

11.45 hrs

Press conference adjourns

Organised By

Minister of ICT International Telecommunication Union