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October 19, 2011

Events

Next Mobile Monday Event on the 23rd of January 2012 at Four Points by Sheraton, Bangkok

Article written by Jeeremie
UPDATE: Because of the flooding situation in Bangkok, we have decided to postpone the event from Nov 14, 2011 to Jan 23, 2012. Sorry for any inconvenience.

After a successful event in July with over 200 people, Mobile Monday (MoMo) Bangkok chapter is happy to invite you to join our next event on November 14th, 2011 January 23rd, 2012 at 7pm at Four Points by Sheraton (8th floor), Sukhumvit 15 near BTS Asok!

In the evening we will have three presentations from global experts in 3 subject areas (presentations available in both Thai and English):

  • Technology – Nokia, one of the biggest mobile manufacturer in the world.
  • Startup – AFP, the oldest news agency in the world.
  • Business – Tarad.com, number one E-commerce company in Thailand.
 

Speaker – Technology

Company: Nokia
Subject: Nokia and Windows 8
Presenter: Nokia Technology Director

Nokia’s next bet on technology is weighted heavily on the new Microsoft Windows 8 mobile operating system. In the near future Nokia’s new phones and tablets are expected to be shipped with the faster, easier, and UI enhanced Windows OS hence raising concern in the rapidly expanding Android community. The strategic partnership between these two tech giants has the potential to increase Nokia’s share in the ultra competitive smartphone market. Nokia Technology Director Asia, will highlight some of the unique technological changes to be seen in the Nokia product line of 2012.

Speaker – Business

Company: AFP – Agence France-Presse
Subject: Delivering News for the Next Billion People – From Pigeons to Mobiles
Presenter: Nicolas Giraudon – Deputy Sales and Marketing Director

AFP traces its history back to the 1835 creation of Agence Havas, the world’s first international news agency. Throughout this time, AFP has maintained a formidable presence in media through progressive adaptations to the distribution of news and information. As user generated content and mobile access is shifting the way we create and share news AFP and competing agencies are in a race to once again adapt as the paradigm is shifted. AFP Deputy Sales and Marketing Director Asia, Nicolas Giraudon, will share some of the business model changes currently being made in media to engage the quickly evolving mobile market.

Speaker – Startup

Company: TARAD.com (Rakuten company)
Subject: Mobile Commerce in Thailand
Presenter: Pawoot Pongvitayapanu – Managing Director

TARAD.com, Thailand’s largest e-commerce company was established in 1999 as an innovative and integrated hub for e-Commerce, advertising and merchant services. In 2009 TARAD.com joined in partnership with Japanese e-Commerce giant Rakuten Inc.and now hosts 180 thousand online merchants responsible for 1.6 million items. As e-Commerce startups seek to take advantage of the rapid economic growth regionally, TARAD is poised to maintain its competitive edge through engagement with mobile commerce. TARAD.com Managing Director, Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, will share his experiences of creating, maintaining, and partnering a successful e-Commerce company

Location

Four Points by Sheraton
4 Sukhumvit Soi 15, Sukhumvit Road,
Klongtoey-Nua, Wattana Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Organizers

Sponsors & Partners

The Author

Article written by Jeeremie:

Hi, My Name is Jeremie Tisseau. I am a French UI/UX Designer, Event Organizer and Web Entrepreneur based in Bangkok, Thailand, since January 2009. I design beautiful and functional web and mobile apps for early stage startups.

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One Comment

  1. Leo says:

    15 Jan, 2012

    Didn’t know eCommerce is that big in Thailand. has it really reached the mass market? Thought it would be something for the “wealthier” countries…

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