Keynote Speaker I
Dr. Pakorn APAPHANT
Executive director, GISTDA
Title: From space technology to spatial information
The Executive Director of Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency since 2020. Dr. Pakorn possesses A Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Geomatics) and A Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Remote Sensing/GIS) from Purdue University, Indiana, USA.
Dr. Pakorn has experiences in managerial position in various organization both private and public sectors. He was a Board of Directors in many Government Agencies e.g. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Expressway Authority of Thailand, Software Industry Promotion Agency (Public Organization) as well as Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency. He was appointed as a member of Subcommittee on Space Affairs and Subcommittee on Information and Communication Affairs, Commission of Science, Information Technology and Mass Communication.
Presently, he is one of key persons who push forward the National Space Law and New Space Economy in Thailand
Keynote Speaker II
Assistant Governor PEA
Title: Innovation Research and Development for Digital Utility in PEA
I have worked as a power system planner for 21 years. My responsibilities are to set up sub-transmission and distribution system projects for serving demand growth and improving power system reliability, to perform conceptual design according to PEA planning criteria, to do feasibility studies consisting of technical analysis, power flow studies, short circuit analysis, alternative analysis, economic and financial analysis, and to arrange any procedures for selecting a consultant for technical assistance. As a member of Planning Committee of PEA Smart Grid Development, its responsibility is to consider and propose the suitable PEA smart grid projects to the committee before going to PEA Board of Directors for approval. In 2015, I have been assigned to be Manager of Pattaya Smart Grid Project.
Master of Business Administration, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), 2016
Executive MBA program
Master of Engineering, Graduate School, Electrical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), 1998
Thesis : Reliability Analysis of Electrical Distribution Systems with Considerations of Voltage Sags and Protection System Operation
GPA : 3.38
Bachelor of Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), 1996
Electrical Project : High Voltage Test on Porcelain Insulators
GPA : 2.96
Current Position: Assist. Governor, Planning and System Development, Provincial Electricity Authority