Symposium

The 1st Symposium on Innovative Information Technology 2012 (SIIT 2012)

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Credit: Thomas Tilley

 

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 1st Symposium on Innovative Information Technology 2012 on Friday, 1 June 2012 in Chiang Mai. The symposium will be held at Payap University.

The theme of this symposium is “Innovative Information Technology.

The symposium is the premier event gathering together practitioners, business people and academia to discuss various issues involved on the novel use of IT for innovation. The annual event offers a day of interactive sessions and discussions with key industry leaders on the future of IT, IT best practices, innovations in IT, and R&D in IT. This symposium aims to bridge the gap between IT practitioners and academia to keep pace with the growth of industry.

The event includes presentations, panels, and networking opportunities.

We seek a diverse audience of influential attendees from various areas including academia, industry and member of the public who are well placed to shape and promote the growth of the industry. If you know someone who might also like to attend please forward the invitation.

We hope to see you in beautiful Chiang Mai for an exciting and productive symposium.

Registration

Register early as seats will go quickly – free attendance is capped at 200 people.

Venue

Konrad Kingshill Auditorium (Ground Floor of Pentecost Building)
Payap University
Super-highway Chiang Mai – Lumpang Road
Amphur Muang
Chiang Mai, 50000
THAILAND

Schedule

More information will be added as it is confirmed.

FRIDAY, 1 JUNE 2012

Time Session
08.30 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.30 Opening Speaker – M.L.Panadda Diskul, Chiang Mai Governor
Welcome from
– Rev. Asst. Prof. Pradit Takerngrangsarit, D. Theol., The President of Payap University
– Dr. Somboon Panyakom, Dean of Payap University International College
– Dr. Seung Hwan Kang, Head of Information Technology Department
Introduction to sponsors
09.35 – 09.55 Coffee Break
10.00 – 10.45 roblesKeynote Speaker – Eduardo A. Robles (CEO), Creative Kingdom Inc.
10.50 – 11.20 phongsaiGuest Speaker – Mr. Jakkrapan Phongsai, Information & Communication System Strategist, Department of Information Technology for Mobile Business, TOT Public Company Limited.
Topic: “Disruptive Innovation in a nutshell: A practitioner perspective”
11.25 – 12.55 Lunch Break
13.00 – 13.30 Guest Speaker – Mr. Chanchai Junlouchai, NECTEC (National Electronics and Computer Technology Center)
Topic: “Open source & Mobile devices”
13.35 – 14.05 duangratGuest Speaker – Mr. Peerapong Duangrat, SIPA (Software Industry Promotion Agency)
14.10 – 14.40 Guest Speaker – Martin Venzky-Stalling,
Chiang Mai Creative City Development Committee
Advisor @ TDCI, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai Creative City
Martin Venzky-Stalling is a Senior Advisor at the Technology Development Center for Industry (TDCI) at Chiang Mai University and member of the Chiang Mai Creative City Development Committee. He has worked in over 20 countries in consulting and executive positions working with governments, regulators and private sector companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, PCCW (Hong Kong Telecom), Ovum, TOT, True, Telenor, CP Food, Amata, etc. He holds an MBA with Distinction from Bradford University and BA in Economics and Geography (SOAS, University of London). German by nationality, he is a member of the ICT Group of JFCCT, a former Chairman and current member of the ICT Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, a certified company Director by the Institute of Directors, and member of the European Chamber of Commerce (EABC) ICT Committee. He is married with two children and fluent in spoken and written Thai.
Topic: “Building  successful IT Clusters that creative jobs and economic growth through partnerships between government, universities, and business with references to clusters and initiatives in other countries”.
14.45 – 15.00 Coffee Break
15.05 – 15.35 Guest Speaker – Dr. Thomas Tilley, Department of Information Technology, Payap University
Topic: “Game Controller Hacking for Fun and Profit”
15.45 – 16.15 Guest Speaker – Dr. Robert P. Batzinger, Faculty of Science, Payap University
Topic: “The Growing Power of Social Networking to Change Social Order”
The talk will focus on the growing impact world-wide of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook on media, public opinion and social policy. Examples of recent events illustrate the power and potential of this new technology to alter the course of history. The talk will also show how individuals, businesses, and governments are taking steps leverage this resource for their agenda.
16.20 – 17.00 Panel DiscussionModerator – Dr. Thomas Tilley, Payap University
With academic, business and community leaders.
17.00 Closing

Sponsorship Opportunities

Payap University offers your organization a unique platform for networking with industry professionals and meeting new prospects. Each of the sponsorship packages provides an effective way to promote your organization. You will generate leads and add value to your corporate and brand image as a premier Payap University partner. It offers a variety of benefits that include branding, PR and the ability to demonstrate products and services on the Sponsor and Exhibitor Show Floor.

Sponsorship Packages

Package Cost (THB)
Gold

  • Acknowledgement of Gold Sponsorship during opening remarks
  • One (1) workshop section presented by a representative to delegates
  • First rank logo placement in symposium material along with corporate description
  • 3 m x 3 m booth space
  • Inclusion in all press releases
  • Inclusion in all web site announcements and emails
  • Lunch reception

25,000

Silver

  • One (1) workshop section presented by a representative to delegates
  • Second rank logo placement in symposium material along with corporate description
  • 1.5 m x 1.5 m booth space
  • Inclusion in all press releases
  • Inclusion in all web site announcements and emails
  • Lunch reception

15,000

Bronze

  • Third rank logo placement in symposium material along with corporate description
  • 1.5 m x 1.5 m booth space
  • Inclusion in all press releases
  • Inclusion in all web site announcements and emails
  • Lunch reception

10,000

Sponsorship Form

Sponsors must complete a sponsorship form (SIIT2012_Sponsorship.pdf). This form must be completed by an authorized representative of the sponsor. Please submit this form by 18 May 2012.

Our Sponsors

Please keep checking back, event sponsors will be added as they are confirmed.

 

 

Press Conference

A recent press conference was held at City Hall Chiang Mai presented by the Dean of International College, Dr. Rux Prompalit and the head of IT department Dr Seung Hwan Kang.

More photos are available from here.

Symposium Photos

More photos are available from here.

Organizer

Department of Information Technology, Payap University

Contact Us

For more information or to register please contact us:

Dr. Seung Hwan Kang
Chairperson, Head of Information Technology Department
Information Technology Department
seung_h@payap.ac.th

Thoranin Intarajak
Coordinator
Information Technology Department
thoranin_i@payap.ac.th

(+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7221