Seminar on ‘THAI FAMILIES IN THE ERA OF LOW FERTILITY & LONGEVITY: CHOICES AND CHALLENGES’

31 May 2019

Bangkok

Yearly Seminar Agenda

Strategic Research Issue: SRI9

“Demographic Transition”

Topic

‘THAI FAMILIES IN THE ERA OF LOW FERTILITY & LONGEVITY: CHOICES AND CHALLENGES’

Friday 31st May 2019, 08.45 – 13.30 hrs. at Kamolthip Ballroom, 2nd Floor, The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok

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8.45 - 9.00          Registration

9.00 - 9.05          Welcome and Short Introduction by emcee

9.05 - 9.10          Video Presentation on “Thai families and Sustainable Development”

9.10 - 9.15          Opening Remarks by 

Prof. Suthipun Jitpimolmard, M.D.

Director, Thailand Science Research Innovation

Prof. Thosaporn Sirisumphand, Ph.D.    

Secretary General, Office the National Economic and Social Development Council

Ms. Marcele Suazo

Country Director, United Nations Population Fund in Thailand

9.15 - 9.45          Special Speech on “Family Roles Support for Equilibrium of Thailand’s

       Population Structure and Population Quality ” by

Mr. Porametee Vimolsiri, Ph.D.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security

9.45 - 9.50          Group Photo

9.50 - 10.00        Coffee Break

10.00 - 11.30      Panel Discussion on “How to Empower Thai Families: Family Roles and

       the Community” by

Ms. Wassana Im-em, Ph.D.

Assistant Representative, United Nations Population Fund in Thailand

Mr. Suchit Triphitak

Thai Health Promotion Foundation

Mr. Sandusit Debukum, Col.

Representative, Family Network

Mr. Suttipong Juljarern

General Director, Department of Public Administration, Ministry of the Interior

Mr. Somchai Tritipsatit, M.D.

General Director, Health Promotion Division, Health Department, Bangkok Metropolis

Assoc. Prof. Weerachart Kilenthong, Ph.D.

School of Economics, University of Thai Chamber of Commerce

Moderator by Assoc. Prof. Pattamawadee Pochanukul, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Thailand Science Research Innovation

11.30 – 12.00      Open Discussion

12.00 - 12.15      Summary and Closing Remarks by

Ms. Chutinart Wongsuban

Deputy Secretary General, Office the National Economic and Social Development Council

12.15 - 12.30      Group Photo

12.30 - 13.30      Lunch

Interested media, please contact sumalnop@unfpa.org

 

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