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Monday 26 March 2018, 9:00am to Friday 30 March 2018, 5:00pm
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, Lancaster University and Thammasat University are proud to be holding a workshop on Micro, small and Medium-sized Enterprises' Digital Transformation in Thailand.
The workshop, to be held in Bangkok, is being led by Professor Juliana Sutanto and Dr Ruilin Zhu, and will have contributions from other leading researchers.
Thailand has made remarkable progress in expanding its economy and accelerating development over the past decades. National growth has decelerated recently, but there are several ways in which the country might challenge this slowdown. One option is to focus on MSMEs. MSMEs play an important role, particularly in developing countries where they account for over 90% of enterprises and 50%-60% of employment (UN report, 2016). The effectiveness of MSMEs lies in the nexus of three major trends in Thailand:
The main objectives of the workshop are as follows:
To register to attend, please contact Juliana Sutanto (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Ruilin Zhu (email@example.com) (Attendees must cover costs such as air fare and accommodation, by themselves as per the regulations of the British Council, unless they are an Early Career Researcher whose costs are being covered by the Newton Researcher Links Programme.)
We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK or Thailand to apply to attend. All travel and accommodation expenses will be fully covered by the Newton Researcher Links programme. Please fill in and submit the application form, which can be downloaded on the event's webpage, to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com before the deadline of 16th February.
The Researcher Links application form must be completed and submitted by 16th February, 2018 to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
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