Speaker


PONGPANU SVETARUNDRA Zipevent

PONGPANU SVETARUNDRA

PERMANENT SECRETARY

Mr. Pongpanu Svetarundra is the Permanent Secretary of Thailand Ministry of Tourism & Sports, a Chairman at Megachem (Thailand) Public Co. Ltd., an Independent Director at Crown Seal Public Co., Ltd., a Director General of The Comptroller General’s Department. He is on the Board of Directors at TMB Bank Public Co., Ltd., Crown Seal Public Co., Ltd. and Thaisri Insurance Public Co. Ltd. Mr. Svetarundra was previously employed as a Chairman by Erawan Hotel PCL, a Deputy Secretary by Thailand Ministry of Finance, a Chairman by Small & Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand, and a Director General by Public Debt Management Office. He also served on the board at PEA ENCOM International Co. Ltd., Bangkok Metro Public Co. Ltd., Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand, TOT Public Co. Ltd., Cathay Leaseplan Public Co. Ltd. and Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd. He received his undergraduate degree from Auckland University and a graduate degree from Northwestern University.

MEKONG MINI MOVIE FESTIVAL – 1ST ASIA FILM & DESTINATION CONFERENCE


26 June 2018 | 13:30 - 18:00 | NAKHON PHANOM UNIVERSITY - SRIKOTRABOON CONFERENCE CENTER (3RD FLOOR)

Film has inspired millions to visit destinations. Learn from experts about the power of movie productions to user-generated videos and how they can be integrated into destination marketing. FILM CONFERENCE START TIME END TIME TOPIC 13:30 13:40 Emcee Joe Cummings – Editor, Talisman Media 13:40 13:50 Opening H.E. Mr. Pongpanu Svetarundra – Permanent Secretary, Thailand Ministry of Tourism and Sports 13:50 14:05 Promoting Destinations via Film Mr. Jens Thraenhart – Executive Director, Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office 14:05 14:25 Power of Visual Storytelling – Part 1 Mr. Rob Holmes – CEO, GLP Films (USA) 14:25 14:55 Competing for Movie Productions Ms. Sirinart Theenanondh – Chief of Film Business Promotion, Thailand Department of Tourism 14:55 15:15 Promoting Thailand via Visual Storytelling Ms. Titiporn Manenate – Director International Advertising, Tourism Authority of Thailand 15:15 15:35 Case Study: Hangover 2 – Lebua Hotel Bangkok Mr. Deepak Ohri – CEO, Lebua Hotels & Resorts 15:35 15:45 BREAK 15:45 16:05 Power of Visual Storytelling – Part 2 Mr. Vincent Sung – Journalist 16:05 16:25 Promoting Responsible Tourism via Visual Storytelling Mr.Gopinath Parayil – CEO & Founder – The Blue Yonder (India) 16:25 16:45 Video Bloggers promoting Destinations Mr. Polkrit Thomya – Producer, Hey ASEAN! 16:45 17:10 BREAK 17:10 17:30 Leveraging User-generated video content Mr. Gerrit Kruger – Managing Director, Chameleon Strategies 17:30 17:50 Promoting the Mekong Region via Visual Storytelling Mr. Jens Thraenhart – Executive Director, Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office 17:50 18:00 Closing Mr. Joe Cummings – Editor, Talisman Media

MEKONG MINI MOVIE FESTIVAL – FILM SCREENING


26 June 2018 | 18:00 - 18:30 | NAKHON PHANOM UNIVERSITY - SRIKOTRABOON CONFERENCE CENTER (3RD FLOOR)

Get inspired by the finalist mini movies in the first Mekong Mini Movie Festival, and vote for your favourite nomination per country to determine the country winners. Be part of making history and get engaged!