AI & Big Data Leadership Summit 2021

AI & Big Data Leadership Summit 2021

Government Big Data Institute (GBDi) in collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, and the ASEAN CIO Association (ACIOA) invites you to our virtual event, the AI & Big Data Leadership Summit 2021. The event is separated into two sessions: AI and Big Data.

The goal of AI session is to provide an international forum for exchanging ideas and information on the practical application of artificial intelligence and big data. Main themes included at the event: - AI and data science - Data management - Data organization thought leadership - Healthcare - Fintech and Smart Cities.

The goal of Big Data session is to explore the latest technological trends, state-of-the-art business strategies, and best practices in big data. Transform your organization and utilize your data to the fullest potentials. The summit provides sessions on three distinct aspects of big data strategy implementation: digital transformation, data & analytics strategies, and data analytics in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

[Agenda]  Online seminar via Microsoft Teams program

Morning Session: AI Leadership Summit 2021 (Conducted in English) (บรรยายเป็นภาษาอังกฤษ)
Date: 11 Nov 2021 Time: 08:30-13:30 Display Time in Bangkok Time
Event Details >> Morning Session

09:00-09:20 Opening Address
  • Ms. Ajarin Pattanapanchai, Permanent Secretary of Digital Economy and Society
  • Mr. Allan McKinnon PSM, Australian Ambassador to Thailand
09:20-09:30 Welcome Remark
  • Assoc. Prof. Tiranee Achalakul, Ph.D., Director, Government Big Data Institute
09:30-09:40 Welcome Remark II
  • Professor Pascale Quester, Vice-Chancellor and President, Swinburne University of Technology
09:40-10:00 Keynote Presentation I
  • Title: Impact of Technology Disruption on Financial Sector
  • Mr. Korn Chatikavanij, KLA Party Leader & Former Finance Minister
10:00-10:20 Keynote Presentation II
  • Professor Alan Lau, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Partnership and Digital Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
10:20-11.15 Panel Session 1 - Digital Health

Today people expect access to advanced healthcare and better health outcomes, public and private health resources. We have evidenced the rapid digitisation of health services around the world, the demand for health data scientists, health technologists and technology-literate clinical staff. This panel session brings together multidisciplinary research, clinical, industry, and government organisations to discuss research and development on combining individual and collective expertise with data, information and telecommunication technologies, which ultimately bring people improved health and wellbeing, improved value of care, reduced incidents, and reduced costs.

Session Chair: Thanakrit Chintavara, MD, Vice Director, Government Big Data Institute


  • Assoc. Prof. Cherdchai Nopmaneejumruslers, MD, Vice Director, Siriraj Hospital
  • Mr. Ben Ruktantichoke, Data Scientist, Government Big Data Institute
  • Ms. Bronwyn Le Grice, CEO & Managing Director – ANDHealth, Australia’s only dedicated digital health accelerator & commercialisation support organisation
  • Dr. Terry Sweeney CMG, Chief Executive Officer Australian Digital Health Research Centre, Australia’s national organisation for digital health innovation. Special Advisor to the G20
11:15-12:10 Panel Session 2 - Smart Cities

The Smart Cities panel session brings together with a multidisciplinary group of experts in sustainable urban development. This session discusses topics to address and solve the urban development challenges, which brings people an equitable, sustainable and carbon free future. The discussion will foster achieving the sustainable development goals, facilitating the process of creating more liveable and future proof cities and regions based on a wiser use of technology and global resources, empowering collaboration among cities, companies and society, by leveraging technologies such as smart energy, traffic management, smart buildings, digital and data technology.

Session Chair: Peeradon Samasiri, PhD, Data Scientist, Government Big Data Institute


  • Professor Simon See, Senior Director and Chief Solution Architect, Nvidia AI Technology Center
  • Dr. Supakorn Siddhichai, Executive Vice President, Digital Technology and Innovation Development, Digital Economy Promotion Agency
  • Mr. Adam Beck, Executive Director, Smart Cities Council
  • Mr. David Chuter, Chief Executive Office and Managing Director, Innovative Manufacturing CRC
12:10-13:05 Panel Session 3 - Fintech and Cybersecurity

The Fintech and Cybersecurity panel session will focus on innovations and research trend that transform the finance industry, as we are seeing the strategic impacts of technological revolutions underway in the sector. Cybersecurity implications also make significant impact to the finance industry, given that regulators and securities industry professionals are largely working online while facing increased cyber threats. The panellists will discuss new technological innovations that will impact both the fintech industry and cybersecurity, such as blockchain, anti-money laundering technologies, distributed ledger, open banking, digital assets, consumer data privacy, regulation technologies, and sustainable economy.

Session Chair: Professor Xiang Yang, Dean of Digital Research, Swinburne University of Technology


  • David Ben Kay, Chief Legal Officer for Pundi X ( and the President of the Function X Foundation (
  • Chalee Asavathiratham, PhD, SEVP, Chief Digital Banking Officer, Siam Commercial Bank PCL
  • Mr. Sudhir Pai, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Financial Services, Capgemini
  • Professor Helge Janicke, Research Director, Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, Australia
13:05 - 13:10 Closing Remark

Afternoon Session: Big Data Leadership Summit 2021 (Conducted in Thai) (บรรยายเป็นภาษาไทย)
Date: 11 Nov 2021 Time: 14:15-17:35 Display Time in Bangkok Time
Event Details >> Afternoon Session

14:15-14:30 Opening Address
  • Mr. Chaicharearn Atibaedya, President, ASEAN CIO Association
  • Vichuda Viriyautsahakul, Vice Director, Government Big Data Institute
14:30-15:30 Title: Digital Transformation - Disrupt Yourself First

Organizations in the digital era must evolve from digitization to digitalization to digital transformation. In this talk, K. Pajaree will discuss digital transformation strategies, motivate why digital transformation is essential for businesses, and provide real-world case studies in multiple industries, and digital transformation blueprints.

Keynote Presentation: Pajaree Saengcum, Head of Digitization, Osotspa Group PCL

15:30-16:30 Title: Emerging Practices for a Data-Driven Organization

Today, designing and implementing a D&A strategy in an organization is one of the most important priorities. In this talk, Dr. Sittapong will discuss the ever-changing role of D&A from a discipline to a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy or transformation, and share best practices on building a modern D&A strategy for steering data-driven organization.

Keynote Presentation: Sittapong Settapat, Ph.D., Chief Data Architecture, Engineering and Management, PTTEP

16:30-17:30 Title: Navigating Data Analytics and PDPA Compliance

In this talk, Dr. Peerapat will discuss the PDPA law and its implications in data analytics, He will also provide blueprints, templates, and case studies for organizations to adjust their data analytics strategies while complying with PDPA.

Keynote Presentation: Peerapat Chokesuwattanaskul, Ph.D., Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University

17:30-17:35 Closing Remark

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For more information about AI & Big Data Leadership Summit 2021

Smart Cities, Fintech, pdpa, Healthcare, Digital Transformation


AI Leadership Summit (Conducted in English) (บรรยายเป็นภาษาอังกฤษ)
Big Data Leadership Summit (Conducted in Thai) (บรรยายเป็นภาษาไทย)
Combo - AI & Big Data Leadership Summit (Attended both sessions)
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