Event: Bridging the Digital Innovation Divide: Accelerating Digital Transformation towards Thailand 4.0
Date: 8 - 9 May 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand
The Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Bridging the Digital Innovation Divide: Accelerating Digital Transformation towards Thailand 4.0 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 8 to 9 May 2018.
This workshop is organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) within the framework of the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2017 (WTDC-17), Buenos Aires. It is also contributes to the Digital Integration, one of the pillars for countries in the Asia & Pacific region, in particular focusing on promotion of the uptake of smart technologies and accelerating digital transformation as well as supporting skills development, access to digital talent and appropriate digital transformation infrastructure and policies.
OBJECTIVE OF THE WORKSHOP
This workshop builds on the outcomes of a research study previously undertaken in Thailand by ITU, and will present preliminary results of the assessment, as well as foster national capacity to accelerate the achievement of Thailand 4.0.
This Multi-stakeholder Workshop also aims at building national capacities and skills in developing digital ecosystems, including designing policies, implementation programmes and projects. Programme of this workshop builds upon the recently launched toolkit on Bridging the digital innovation divide: A toolkit for strengthening ICT centric ecosystems, and will be supported by a series best practices and initiatives fostering ICT centric innovation and digital transformation.