Saturday 07 March 2015 - 00:00 to Sunday 08 March 2015 - 00:00
Asokmontri Music and Performing Arts Hall, Srinakharinwirot University

Thailand - UK University Dialogue on Social Enterprise and the Role of Higher Education Institutions

Date: 7-8 March 2015

Venue: Asokmontri Music and Performing Arts Hall (MPA Hall)

Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand

The agenda would cover the following:

  • What role can Universities play to support social enterprise sector
  • What challenges do Universities and Social enterprises face in building relationships and synergies – experiences from the UK especially in context of UK Government policies
  • Scope for partnership/ collaboration between UK and Thailand Universities in terms of network platform for sharing ideas, best practices and joint programmes  

Learning approaches inside and outside the classroom can contribute to social innovation

- Judith Reynolds, Plymouth University

- Wray Irwin, University of Northampton

- Prof. Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Harvard University and University of Oxford

Building ecosystems for thriving social enterprises: working in university clusters for social inclusion and economic development in the community

- Peter Ptashko, UnLtd UK 

- Phonchan Kraiwatnutsorn, Ashoka Thailand

Can alumni & social entrepreneur networks be a catalyst for building an inclusive approach? 

- Dr Pathik Pathak, Southampton University 

- Arch Wongchindawest, Young Thai Philanthropist  Network

Tapping into private sector companies and corporates to support social entrepreneurship

- Wray Irwin, Northampton Business School

- Ada Chirapaisarnkul, Thammasat University

Commercialising university intellectual property for the benefit of society

- Assistant Professor Dr. Duanghathai Pentrakoon, Chulalongkorn University

- Dr.Tippawan Pinvanichkul, King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi

Incubating social enterprises 

- Michael Roy, Glasgow Caledonian University

- Dr. Edward Rubesch, Thammasat University

Partnership Mission: UK- Thailand partnership opportunities in social enterprise education