Opening session

Opening session



• Welcome and Opening Remark (10 Minutes)
by Dr. Watcharas Leelawath – Executive Director of Mekong Institute

• Overview and Objective of Lancang-Mekong Business Forum 2018 
(10 Minutes)
by Mr. Madhurjya Kumar Dutta, Director, Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF) Department, Mekong Institute (MI)

• Keynote Speech: the power of innovation in agri-food industry (Download PDF file) 
(15 Minutes)
by Mr. Visit Limlurcha – President of Thai Food Processors’ Association

What value does the agri-food industry bring to consumers through innovation?/ How does the force of market drive the company’s innovation to evolve?/ How do the multinational agri-food companies with global brands become successful in a local context? What are the prospects for investment in LM region.