Public forum on 'International Perceptions of Thailand’s Crisis' to be held on July 21

The forum will be held by Chulalongkorn's Institute of Security and International Studies.  Speakers will include President of the FCCT, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce (Thailand), representative of JBIC and the Ambassador of Argentina.  Details are below for those interested.

An ISIS Public Forum on

“International Perceptions of Thailand’s Crisis”
Tuesday, 21 July 2009 at 9.30 am – 12.00 pm
The Chumbhot-Pantip Conference Room, 4th Floor Prajadhipok-Rambhaibarni Building
Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University
Henry Dunant Rd., Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 
09.00 – 09.30 am          Registration and Refreshments
09.30 – 09.40 am          Welcome Remarks
                                          Dr. Charas Suwanmala
                                          Dean, Faculty of Political Science, 
                                          Chulalongkorn University
09.40 – 11.10 am         Speakers
                                         Mr. Marwaan Macan-Markar
                                         Southeast Asia Correspondent
                                         Inter Press Service (IPS)
                                         Ms. Karen Percy
                                         Southeast Asia Correspondent 
                                         Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
                                         Ms. Judy Benn
                                         Executive Director 
                                         The American Chamber of Commerce (Thailand)
                                         Mr. Yuhei Ohmi
                                         Chief Representative
                                         Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Bangkok
                                         H.E. Mr. Felipe Frydman
                                         The Embassy of the Argentine Republic to Thailand
                                         Dr. Thitinan Pongsudhirak
                                         Director, Institute of Security and International Studies
                                         Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University 
11.10 am - 12.00 pm   Open Discussion
Contact staff for reservation: Tel: 02-218-7432 – 3, fax 02.254.0119, or e-mail: