Bangkok

Public presentation for urban people 4.0: Future of city life in Thailand

Date-Time: December 2, 2019, 08.30-18.30 hrs.

Location: Faculty of Architecture Library, Chulalongkorn University

Organizers:

This forum included presentations on the future of city life by researchers in the Urban 4.0 Research Project: Future of Urban Life in Thailand, led by Prof. Dr. Mingsan Khao-sa-at, President of the Institute for Public Policy Studies. This event spanned ten full hours, and other featured speakers on the following topics:  

• Birth in the City: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aphiwat Rattanawaraha

• Death in the City: Asst. Prof. Dr. Pavika Srirattanaball

• Living in the city: Ajarn Panthira Chullayanon

• City trips: Dr. Piam Suksanit

• Shopping in the city: Dr. Pansorn Wichianpradit

• Homelessness in the City: Ajarn Anak Phithakthanin

• Working in the city: Ajarn Wan Chantawilaswong

The closing event as this forum was a screening “End Game” (2018), which is a documentary that can have the effect of changing perspectives on the final stage of life. This was followed by a public discussion of End Game and Goodbye to Life in the 4.0 Era by Asst. Prof. Dr. Pavika Srirattanaban and Mr. Adisak Kanthaumli, Assistant Director for Research of UddC.

Organizers:

  • Urban People Research Project 4.0: Future of Urban Living in Thailand, which was funded by the National Research Council under the Spearhead Integration Strategy for Thai Society 4.0 initiative;

  • Department of Regional and Urban Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University

  • UddC, Center of Specialization in Urban Strategy (CE.US)