Industrie 4.0 – How ready is Thailand?

18. April 2018, Berlin

‘Industrie 4.0’ offers unprecedented business and development potentials for Thailand. Germany as the pioneer of ‘Industrie 4.0’ together with more than 600 German companies in Thailand have been working with Thai private and public agencies to encourage the adaptation of the concept of ‘Industrie 4.0’ in Thailand. Public-private partnerships are enhancing circumstances that are friendly to doing-business and innovation, and hereby creating opportunities for all levels of economy and society. In this connection, The Royal Thai Embassy Berlin and OAV - German Asia-Pacific Business Association cordially invite you to the panel discussion: ‘Industrie 4.0 – How ready is Thailand?’

The panelists from Germany and Thailand will (1) assess Thailand’s policy in Industrie 4.0 supply chain development from the German perspective, (2) discuss the needs and challenges for the development of Industrie 4.0 in emerging economies, (3) explore policy measures to address the challenges and enhance attractiveness for business partnership.



13.45 hrs 

14.00 – 14.05 hrs
Welcome remarks by H.E. Dr. Dhiravat Bhumichitr, Ambassador of Thailand to Germany

14.05 – 15.20 hrs
Panel discussion on ‘Industrie 4.0 – How ready is Thailand?’ by
- Mr. Ernst Stöckl-Pukall, Director for Digitalisation and Industrie 4.0, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy
- Mr. Prinya Sermsukskulchai, CEO, SCM Alliance Co., Ltd. (Thai ‘Mittelstand‘ 4.0 machine parts manufacturer)
- Dr. Ratchanee Wattanawisitporn, Director, Thailand Board of Investment, Frankfurt am Main
followed by Q & A
- Mr. Andreas Rieckmann, Business Development Director, blu Professionals GmbH

15.20 – 15.30 hrs
Closing remarks, representative from OAV - German Asia-Pacific Business Association


The participation at the panel discussion is free of charge. Please kindly register by following the link: