Bangkok Forum 2018 is co-hosted by Chulalongkorn University and Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies.

Chulalongkorn University

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Chulalongkorn University (CU) was officially established in March 1917 by King Vajiravudh (RamaVI) and named after his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who laid the foundations for modern education in Thailand.


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Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS)



Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) is a non-profit organization established in 1974 by the late Chairman CHEY Jong-hyon of SK Group initially to promote national growth through academic development via cultivating world-class scholars.


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Bangkok Forum 2018 Organizing Committee

Co-chaired by the President of Chulalongkorn University and President of Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, the Organizing Committee is consisted of Chulalongkorn University executives and representatives from local and international partners of the Bangkok Forum 2018. The partners are invited to address technical, academic and financial aspects of the Forum, in order to nurture the Forum into a lasting platform.


Prof. Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn, President, Chulalongkorn University
Mr. Park In-kook, President, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies

Executives from Chulalongkorn University:

Prof. Dr. Pirom Kamol-ratanakul, President, University Council
Prof. Dr. Narin Hiransutthikul, Vice President for Strategy, Planning and Budgeting
Prof. Dr. Boonchai Stitmannaithum, Vice President for Administration
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wisanu Subsompon, Vice President for Property and Innovation Management
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pimpana Peetathawatchai, Vice President for Accounting and Finance
Prof. Dr. Pirongrong Ramasoota, Vice President for Social Outreach and Global Engagement

Representatives from Partners (advisors):

H.E. Mr. Tshering DORJI, Ambassador of Bhutan to Thailand
Dr. Stefanos Fotiou, Director, Environment and Development Division, UNESCAP Thailand
Mrs. Kanchana Patarachoke, Director-General of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
Dr. Priyanut Dharmapiya, Board Member, Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation

Head of Sub-committees (Chulalongkorn University):

Prof. Dr. Pirongrong Ramasoota, Vice President for Social Outreach and Global Engagement
Dr. Chanisa Tantixalerm, Assistant to the President for Secretary, Ceremony, and Special Affairs
Prof. Surichai Wun’Gaeo, Professor Emeritus, Research Professor, Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
Lt.Cdr. Yananuch Thanoosing, Director, Office of Physical Resources Management
Ms. Dharinee Chaiprapal, Director, Chulalongkorn University Communication Center
Ms. Patchareeya Buamahakul, Director, Office of Human Resources Management
Ms. Chariya Lapvorakitchai, Director, Office of Fiscal Management, Accounts and Supplies
Mr. Vorrapong Sukteera-anantachai, Director, Office of Property Management