Keynote Speakers – 2019 IEOM Bangkok
Welcome Address: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 9:40 – 10:00 am
Opening Keynote: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Tuesday Lunch Keynote, March 5, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday Morning Keynote, March 6, 2019, 9:30 – 10:15 am
Mr. Anurat Suthamniurn
Executive Vice President
Corporate Food Processing & Engineering
CPF (Thailand) Public Company Limited
313 C.P.Tower, Silom Road
Silom , Bangkok
Bangkok 10500 THAILAND
Innovation for Sustainability
- 1984 Master of Industrial Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington,USA.
- 1981 Bachelor of Industrial Engineering,King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi,Thailand.
- Present Executive Vice President Corporate Food Processing & Engineering CPF (Thailand ) Public Company Limited.
- 2010 – 2015 Senior Vice President Corporate Food Processing & Engineering CPF (Thailand ) Public Company Limited.
- 2003 – 2010 Vice President Corporate Equipment & Processing CPF (Thailand ) Public Company Limited.
- 2000 – 2003 Assistant Vice President Oversea Marketing & Fast Food Chain CP Merchandising Co.Ltd.
- 1995 – 2000 General Manager Oversea Marketing : CP Merchandising Co.Ltd.
- 1994 – 1995 General Manager Saraburi Further Processing Plant Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Co.,Ltd.
- 1992 – 1994 Factory Manager Saraburi Further Processing Plant Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Co.,Ltd.
- 1991 – 1992 Deputy Factory Manager Saraburi Further Processing Plant
- 1989 – 1991 Production Planning Saraburi Chicken Integrated at Slautherhouse Plant Department Manager Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Co.,Ltd. Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Co.,Ltd.
- 1987 – 1989 Project Engineer Saraburi Chicken Integrated at Slautherhouse Plant Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Co.,Ltd.
- 1984 – 1987 Project Analyst Officer The Industrial Finance Corporation of Thailand.
- 1980 – 1982 Engineer Siam Nissan Automobile Co.,Ltd.
Wednesday Morning Keynote, March 6, 2019, 10:15 – 11:00 am
Prof. Dr. Thumrongrut MUNGCHAROEN (RUTT)
Chairperson of Energy and Environment Cluster
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
Ministry of Science and Technology, THAILAND
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. Thumrongrut Mungcharoen, born in Thailand in 1955, is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Department at Kasetsart University. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering with honors from Chulalongkorn University and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He had 2 years experience as a technical engineer at Toray Nylon Thai Co., Ltd. and 2 more years as a lecturer at Chemical Technology Department, Bangkok Technical College. After that, he has been teaching at Kasetsart University.
He has been involved extensively, during the past 25 years, as a consultant/ expert in several projects on cleaner production, 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), life cycle assessment, and eco-design for Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and other organizations. He used to be an executive board member and a chairperson of education and research sub-committee of the Thailand Network of Eco-efficiency and Cleaner Production (TNEC). He sits in an advisory board of the Industrial Environment Institute under the FTI. His teaching and research interests are focused on Cleaner Technology, Recycling, Life Cycle Assessment, Eco-Design and Risk Analysis. He has more than 220 technical publications. Representative awards he received are Fellow Award from Petroleum Institute of Thailand in 1999, Outstanding Person- Academic Award from Kasetsart University in 2000, Best Presentation Award from Thai Institute of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry in 2007, Outstanding Person- Academic Service Award from Kasetsart University in 2010, and Excellent Research Award on Alternative Energy from Ministry of Energy in 2015.
He is one of the key persons who initiated the “Thai National Life Cycle Inventory Database” in 2007, “National Scheme of Thai Carbon Footprint Label” in 2009, “Pilot Project on Carbon Footprint for Organizations” in 2010, “Thai Upcycle Carbon Footprint Scheme” in 2015 and “Science Technology & Innovation for SDGs in Thailand” in 2016. He is currently also the Board of Trustees of the Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) and the Chairperson of Energy and Environment Cluster under the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand.
Wednesday Lunch Keynote, March 6, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday Award Dinner Keynote, March 6, 2019, 7:00 – 7:15 pm
Thursday Morning Keynote, March 7, 2019, 9:30 – 10:15 am
Dr. Devashsi Mitra
Dean and Professor
Faculty of Business Administration
University of New Brunswick (UNB)
Devashis Mitra, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, and Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 1991 and is a member of the Entrepreneurship and Finance Areas.
Dr. Mitra’s teaching interests are in Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, and International Financial Management in the BBA and MBA programs. He received a UNB Merit Award in 2001 and again in 2012 for his performance in research, service, and teaching. He also was a recipient in 2002 of the Faculty of Business Administration’s Excellence in Research Award for performance across his career. Dr. Mitra was Associate Dean, Resesarch and Strategic Initiatives from July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2013. He previously served as Associate Dean, International Programs, from 2004 to 2008 and Associate Dean (Accreditation and Research) during the 2010-11 academic year.
Prior to pursuing an academic career, Dr. Mitra worked for Price Waterhouse and for Indian Aluminum Company, then a subsidiary of Alcan Aluminum. He also holds a Fellow designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. He has been a visiting scholar at the International Management Institute, New Delhi, India, and at the Jakarta Institute of Management Studies, Indonesia.
His research interests are entrepreneurial finance such as venture capital and crowdfunding, financial institutions, governance, dividend policy, corporate capital structure, international capital budgeting and financial markets. He is the co-author of a widely adopted textbook on corporate finance and his research has been published in journals such as: Applied Economics, Financial Management (FM Letters), the Financial Review, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, the Journal of Financial Studies, the Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Corporate Governance, Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, and Midwestern Journal of Business & Economics.
Thursday Morning Keynote, March 7, 2019, 10:15 – 11:00 am
Dr. Josu Takala
Industrial Management and Materials Management
University of Vaasa
Prof. Dr. Josu Takala has a vast experience in both industry and academia. He worked for ABB (Strömberg): belongs to ABB (Asea Brown Boveri) Group. ABB Strömberg consists of about 30 independent Ltds in the wide business area of electr. techn., R&D is 8 % of the turnover(3000 Million USD/1995) in the divisions of R&D, Quality Assurance related tasks to automation as researcher and manager in 1979-1992. Educational background: Tampere University of Technology M.Sc (El.Eng) 1980 and Dr.Tech. (El. Eng.and business studies in the University of Vaasa) 1988 as well as Dr. HC in 2009 from the Technical University of Košice. And Dr.HC (Technology Management and Business) in Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 2015. Currently he is Professor in Industrial Management at the University of Vaasa 1988-, Finland besides other multiple universities in Finland and abroad such as Thailand, Malaysia, China, Slovakia, Slovenia etc. His field of interest is mainly technology management in the sustainable competitive strategies of private and public organizations in manufacturing networks by utilizing the generic fields of quality management, (technology) strategy, new product development, production management, logistics and environmental management. Over 500 scientific published articles. Co-Editor, Special Issue Editor, Member of Scientific Board in Journals (like MPER, MNG), and invited or key note speaker and Chairman or Honored Chairman in international conferences.
Thursday Lunch Keynote, March 7, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
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