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Sunday 29 May 2016
Dress code: Casual
Optional: External Development Day Excursion (90 mins drive outside Bangkok)  
13.30-14.00 Delegates taking this option meet at Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok
14.00-16.00 Travel by luxury coach to Khao Hin Sorn Royal Development Learning Center, Chaseongsao Province
16.00 -17.00 Check-in to accommodation at Khao Hin Sorn Learning Center Dinner and introduction to Center
17.00 – 18.00 Welcome drinks and snacks at the Centre dining room
18.00 – 20.00 Introduction to Centre and Dinner
Monday 30 May 2016
07.00-08.00 Breakfast at the Centre dining room
08.00-12.00 Khao Hin Sorn Royal Development Learning Center presentation and tour, including tea break
12.00-13.00 Lunch at Khao Hin Sorn Center Dining room
13.00-13.30 Shopping at the Center shop
13.30-15.30 Travel back to Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok by luxury coach
17.30 -19.00 Symposium registration and welcome cocktails (Room M1/Floor 23)
Tuesday 31 May 2016
Dress code: Business attire
08.00-09.00 Registration, Centara Grand Hotel, World: Ballroom B and C/Floor 23
09.00-10.15 Welcome: Dr. Chirayu Na Ayuthaya, Chairman of Thailand Sustainable Development Institute
Keynote speaker: H.E. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
Keynote speaker: Mr. Harald Link, Chairman of the B. Grimm Group
10.30-10.45 Morning break
10.45-11.45 Keynote speaker session – Sufficiency Thinking: Prof. Gayle Avery and Prof. Harald Bergsteiner
12.00-13.00 Lunch @ The World Floor 24
13.00-14.45 Parallel case study panel discussion: Sufficiency Economy
(all sessions in Thai language, simultaneous Thai-to-English translation headphones available)
Room A.     SEP healthcare: Benefits to the society

  • Prof. Rajata Rajatanavin, a former minister of Thai public health
  • Prof. Vicharn Panich, President, Mahidol University Council
  • Prof. Thep Himathongkam, CEO, Theptarin Hospital, Bangkok
  • Prof. Henry Wilde, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
  • Ms. Tanya Vannapruegs, Associate Director, Theptarin Hospital (Moderator)
Room B.      Agriculture & Community Development sectors

  • PO.1 Khian Soisom, Best SEP Farmer Award from the Crown Princess (2006), Office of the Royal Development Projects Board
  • Mr. Supoj Komanee, SEP Farmer Award from the Crown Princess (2010), Office of the Royal Development Projects Board
  • Ms. Hatairat Phuangchoei, Manager, Department  of  Knowledge  Management, Pid Thong Lang Phra Foundation
  • Asst. Prof. Pornkasem  Kantamara, College of Management, Mahidol University
  • Asst. Prof. Phallapa  Petison, College of Management, Mahidol University (Moderator)
14.45-15.00 Afternoon break
15.00-16.30 Parallel case study panel discussion:
(all sessions in Thai language, simultaneous Thai-to-English translation headphones available)
Room A.      Business sector

  • Mr. Smith Taweelerdniti, MD, Nithi Food
  • Ms. Phongpan Palapong, MD, Puengnoi Bakery
  • Mr. Panasin Dhanabadesakul, MD, Dhanabadee Ceramic
  • Mr. Paulius Kuncinas, Managing Editor for Asia, Oxford Business Group
  • Assoc. Prof. Sooksan Kantabutra, College of Management, Mahidol University (Moderator)
Room B.     Sufficiency-based schools: Thailand’s educational model to achieve sustainability

  • Dr. Priyanut Dharmapiya, Director, the Sufficiency Economy Learning Center, the Foundation of Virtuous Youth
  • Dr. Arkom Makmeesup, Director, Sriwichai School, Nakon Pratom
  • Dr. Salina BunKua, Sufficiency Economy school researcher
  • Prof. Peter Steane, Deputy Head, School of Business, Australian Catholic University
  • Asst. Prof. Molraudee Saratun, College of Management, Mahidol University (Moderator)
17.00 -18.00 Travel to the Crown Property Bureau by coach departing Centara Grand at Central World
18.00 – 21.00 Dinner for ISL conference delegates hosted by the Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation at Thevej Hall, the Crown Property Bureau

A visit to Ladawan Palace, the Crown Property Bureau

Dress code: Smart casual

Wednesday 1 June 2016
Dress code: Smart casual
09.00-9.45 Keynote speaker: Dr. Pojjanee Paniangvait, Vice President, Thai President Foods Plc
9.45-9.50  5 minute break
Chair: Professor Peter Steane
Suparak Suriyankietkaew: Sustainable Leadership practices driving financial performance: Empirical evidence from ThailandChristina Kirsch, Julia Connell: Organisational sustainability – Why the need for green HRM?

Anita Negri, Adriana Troxler: The journey so far in oikos leap – a sustainable leadership programme for young leaders

11.10-11.20 Morning break
Chair: Professor Aree Wiboonpongse
Anil Anand: Mending Broken Fences Policing: Developing the Intelligence-Led/Community-Based Policing Model (IP-CP) and Quality/Quantity/Crime (QQC) ModelDenise Conroy, Sandra Smith, Catherine Frethey-Bentham: Way beyond weight

Nuttamon Teerakul, Aree Wiboonpongse, Songsak Sriboonchitta, Kanchana Chokethaworn, Pimpimon Kaewmanee, Peerapong Prabripoo: Intended giving benefit from rice production of agricultural households in upper northern Thailand

12.45-13.45 Lunch and presentation of Best Paper Award
13.45-14.15 Wind tunneling results from our conference (Mr Bruce McKenzie & Team)
14.15-15.35 Session 3: TOOLS FOR ACTION
Chair: Professor Harry Bergsteiner
Bruce McKenzie, Jane Lorand: Windtunneling: A tool to utilise and nurture social capital for sustainable developmentVincent Aloysius: Closing the waste gap in emerging economies means overcoming barriers, opening minds

Peter Steane, Yvon Dufour: Lessons from mystics for Sustainable Leadership

15.35-16.15 Closing summaries and feedback.
16.15 – onwards Afternoon tea
Evening at leisure