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AMCHAM Corporate Partners 2015 AMCHAM Corporate Partners - Platinum 2015
Chevron Thailand Exploration & Production, Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum Citibank, N.A. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum Coca-Cola (Thailand) Limited - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum General Motors (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum McThai Co., Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum Philip Morris (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Platinum
AMCHAM Corporate Partners - Gold 2015
Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Gold Ford Motor Company - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Gold Hemaraj Land And Development Public Co., Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Gold Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Gold
AMCHAM Corporate Partners - Silver 2015
American School of Bangkok - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Amway (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Caterpillar (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Dow Chemical Thailand Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver FedEx Express - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver KIS International School - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver LA-Z-BOY (Thailand) Ltd - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Pfizer (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Procter & Gamble Trading (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Property Care Services (Thailand) Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver RMA Group Co., Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Sansiri Plc. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver TICON Industrial Connection Public Company Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Transpo International Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Visa International (Asia-Pacific) LLC. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver YUM Restaurants International (Thailand) Co., Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver Servcorp Co., Ltd. - AMCHAM 2015 Corporate Partners - Silver

ICT Committee

MISSION

The ICT Committee address issues of infrastructure, legislation, intellectual property rights, business climate and human resources related to information technology and telecommunications in Thailand. IPC works to keep Chamber members informed about IT and Telecom-related issues and the developing technologies that affect the business community.


2014 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The ICT committee hosted or co-hosted programs across a wide range of topics including:

• IT Insights – a joint AMCHAM/AustCham/British Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (BCCT) event covering big data and dark data, the future state of data centers, and implications for government and business in terms of planning and implementation, by experts from Seagate Technology. Other topics covered were IT storage trends, impacts for IT decision makers, cloud computing, and big data analytics’ impact on storage systems.

• The Future of Telecommunications in Thailand – current telecom industry concerns, future plans, and expected timing for spectrum reallocation expanding telecommunications and internet services to rural Thailand.

• An overview of Trends in Security Technology & Cyber Crime with members of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) and Security and ICT committees.

• Is your data safe in the cloud? – a discussion about the legal and technical aspects of cloud storage and data privacy, including privacy laws that apply to protect data from service providers and third parties seeking access.

• A Legal Framework for Proactive Cyber-Security.

• Free and Open-Source Software – a presentation on the benefits, risks and challenges of free and open-source software in today’s corporate environment.

A joint AMCHAM/BCCT event involving a site visit to Seagate Technology in Korat, Thailand, one of the world’s most advanced IT manufacturing facilities. Topics covered during the visit were cloud computing, predictive analytics, big data, IT datacenters, IT strategy, automation and next-gen manufacturing.


REPORTS

Telecom Regulatory Update

ICT Workforce Readiness for ASEAN 2015

IT Competitiveness Index 2009

Keynote Speech of Deputy Minister of Commerce


COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP

John Formichella, Blumenthal Richter & Sumet

John Fotiadis, Atherton Legal

Andrew McBean, Grant Thornton

Madan Mohan Misra, Seagate Technology

Desarack Teso, Microsoft

Email: ICT Committee

Committee Coordinator: Khun Tookta