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 Innovation Showcase to
Fast-Track Urban Recovery
10th - 11th August 2021
01:00pm - 04:00pm BKK, GMT+7
03:00pm - 06:00pm JST, GMT+9
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Fast-Tracking Urban Recovery Post-COVID
As the world slowly emerges from the global pandemic, innovation plays a crucial role in fast-tracking the recovery of cities and its residents. Plug and Play is known for bringing corporate partners, startups, governments and international decision-makers together to drive innovation to the next level.

In the spirit of this mission, we would like to invite you to the
Innovation Showcase to Fast-track Urban Recovery event and take a deeper dive into the latest technology solutions that can help strengthen capabilities for cities to be more livable, sustainable and resilient. 

Our goal is to be a part of your journey towards a faster recovery and build the future of smart, resilient and sustainable cities.  We’re looking forward to your participation and ongoing exchange on how to become better together! Join us virtually from around the globe!
Focus Areas
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The Future of Work
How to best manage resources, time and workplace to ensure productivity and safety of your employees
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Smart Manufacturing
Development of smart factories to ensures the continuation of operation and optimization processes
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Health & Wellbeing
See the latest technology related to testing, tracking, patient monitoring and mental health
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Smart Economy & Mobility
Explore technology that helps businesses across different sectors to accelerate their path towards the new normal
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How the pandemic has helped expedite clean energy transition for sustainable future for all
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Event Agenda
01:00pm - 01:10pm

01:10pm - 01:40pm

01:40pm - 02:08pm

02:08pm - 02:38pm

02:38pm - 03:16pm

:16pm - 03:44pm

:44pm - 03:55pm
Welcome remarks

Keynote: Accelerating Smart and Sustainable Cities

Startup pitches
(Theme: Sustainability)

Keynote: Future of Manufacturing Post-Covid

Startup pitches
(Theme: Smart Manufacturing)

Startup Pitches
(Theme: The Future of Work)

Closing remarks
01:00pm - 01:10pm

01:10pm - 01:40pm

01:40pm - 02:32pm

02:32pm - 03:02pm

:02pm - 04:01pm

:01pm - 04:07pm
Welcome remarks

Keynote: Reimagining Health & Wellness

Startup pitches
(Theme: Health & Wellbeing)

Keynote: The Future of

Startup pitches
(Theme: Smart Economy & Mobility)

Closing remarks
Featured Keynote Speakers
Accelerating Smart and Sustainable Cities
Curt Garrigan
Chief of the Sustainable Urban Development Section for the Environment and Development Division, UN ESCAP
Before joining UN ESCAP, Mr. Garrigan served as Cities and Buildings Programme Manager for UN Environment based in Paris, France. He led UN Environment’s efforts to plan, along with major building sector stakeholders, the first ‘Buildings Day’ at COP21, and to launch the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, which has mobilized 24 countries and more than 70 organisations to scale up building sector climate actions. He also coordinated UN Environment’s efforts to assist countries in Southeast Asia to develop Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for the building sector. Prior to UN Environment, Mr. Garrigan served more than 20 years in many operational and management roles for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville, Tennessee USA
including as Deputy Mayor.
Future of Manufacturing Post-Covid
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Dr. Narain Chutijirawong
Director, Clients & Markets / Innovation Leader, Deloitte Thailand
Dr. Narain Chutijirawong is currently working as Business Development Director for Deloitte Thailand. He has over 20 years in management consulting, sales and marketing, as well as IT Industry experiences with international companies, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle. He was also a lecturer in IT & Digital Marketing and CRM/Business Analytics in various universities. Narain holds a Doctoral degree in IT in business from Chulalongkorn University, a MBA degree from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University and BSc in Industrial engineering from Chulalongkorn University.
Reimagining Health & Wellness
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Dr. Tanupol Virunhagarun, M.D.
Acting Chief Executive Officer, BDMS Wellness Clinic
Dr. Tanupol is an experienced Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors and Chief Medical Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Hospital, Health care and Wellness industry. He is skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Preventive Medicine, Anti-aging and Regenerative medicine, Wellness, Clinical Research, Medical Education and Working with Physicians. Strong business development professional graduated from Harvard Business School and American Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine. Now Acting CEO of BDMS Wellness Clinic & Resort and President of BARSO-Bangkok Association of Regenerative health and the Study of Obesity.
The Future of Mobility
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David Goh
Vice President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific, PTV Group
David is deeply passionate about how smart mobility can improve the lives of people in cities. He delivers empowering insights on the future of mobility and smart cities. He is a sought-after speaker trusted by global organisations and has been invited to give various keynote speeches and talks. Based in Singapore, David is responsible for the development of the Asia-Pacific region in PTV Group. Partners who have worked with him often describe him as a strategic leader with a “Can-Do” spirit. With his extensive and proven track record in his previous role in Daimler, he expanded the mobility services in the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East region, including innovation lead, corporate venture and digital transformation. Prior to Daimler, he had regional experiences in start-ups and management consulting.
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Tanyatorn Tongwaranan
Manager, Program, Smart Cities APAC
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