Dr. Noel P. Greis

Are you ready to explore the new frontier of aging?

Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri

Permanent Secretary, The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDH)

Professor, Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Dr. Ed Fisher 

Empowering People to Achieve their Dreams

Dr. Boon Vanasin

Founder & Chairman, Thonburi Healthcare Group Public Company Limited

Join Top International Experts and Policy Leaders as we Discuss the Future of Aging

Beyond the talks we will feature many events that will give you an opportunity to network, along with lunch and refreshment breaks.


Opening Speech
Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri,

Permanent Secretary, The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDH)

Panel Discussion: Global aging trends

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

9:40 AM



Kenan Institute Asia, Bangkok, Thailand

All talks will be held at the Napalai Ballroom, Dusit Thani, Bangkok


Adjunct Professor
Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Panel Discussion: National responses to aging society

1:30 PM

Theme 1: Economic & Demographic Perspectives
Building a productive and healthy economy for an aging society, Workforce 4.0

Theme 2: Health & Wellness
Promoting healthy aging and wellness

3:00 PM

Theme 3: Innovative Financial Services through Financial Technology
Sharing of experience, reduced barriers to access finance service for seniors

1:30 PM

Theme 4: Infrastructure & Technology
Investigate the physical environment to create livable communities that promote optimal mobility and housing

3:00 PM

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Technology Exhibition Showcase  
Corporate booths to highlight technologies for healthcare and aging

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception*

*Additional 500 THB to join the reception

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NextGen Aging brings together experts from the United States, Thailand, Singapore, and Japan who are at the forefront of aging and technology to share cutting-edge research and innovations that are transforming how we age. During the one-day conference, you will:

•Learn how public, private, and non-profit organizations can collaborate to improve the lives of seniors. 
•Understand how global aging trends create opportunities for business and social innovation.

•Experience the latest innovations for aging at our exclusive technology exhibition.



300 Participants

- Senior government officials

- C-suite executives

- Healthcare leaders

World-class speakers

Innovative Exhibitions

High profile speakers from:

 Japan, America, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand

Exhibitions of emerging technologies for aging

Welcome Remarks

•How do these trends intersect?
•What innovations can extend and improve the lives of the elderly?
•How can governments, hospitals, and businesses apply technology to deliver more impactful services and products to seniors?

Economic & Demographic Perspectives

Infrastructure & Technology

Innovative Financial Services through Financial Technology 

Health & Wellness


It’s no secret that countries around the world are aging at a pace never seen before. With so much change, societies face new challenges in a range of areas, from healthcare to financial services and housing. 

At the same time, we’re in the middle of one of the greatest technological revolutions in history.


Asst. Prof. Antika Sawadsri (PhD)

Director of Inclusive Designed Environment and Research - IDEaR, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL)


Ms. Marcela Suazo

 Country Director, United Nations Population Fund

Ms. Jinanggoon Rojananan

Advisor of National Economic and Social Development Board, Thailand

Mr. Chonladet Khemarattana

Chief Executive Officer, Fintech (Thailand) Company Limited

Ms. Ratchada Anantavrasilpa

Senior Financial Sector Specialist,
Finance & Markets Global Practice
World Bank 

Dr. Roong Mallikamas

Senior Executive Vice President - Group Head Global Business Development and Strategy Group, Krung Thai Bank

Dr. Aimon Kopera

Chief Medical Officer, Thonburi Bamrunmuang Hospital

Thai Health Promotion Foundation

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jiraporn Kespichayawattana

Mr. Isara Wongrung

Senior Executive Vice President of Personal Customer Group, Government Savings Bank

Mr. Michael Bäk

Head of Public Policy, Thailand, 

Ms. Peh Kim Choo

Chief Executive Officer, 
Tsao Foundation 

Mr. Teera Werathamsathit

Senior Executive Vice President of Group Human Resources
and Administration Division, Berli Jucker PLC.


Mr. John DaSilva

Executive Director, Kenan Institute Asia

Director of Corporate Engagement, Kenan Institute Asia

Mr. W. Charles Blocker

Director of InVision Capital 
CEO, IC Partners (Thailand) Limited

Mr. Richard Bernhard,

Ms. Suparatana "Neung" Bencharongkul

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Rakbankerd Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Benchachinda Group

Dr. Ara Barsam

Chief of Party, 
Chevron Enjoy Science Project, Kenan Institute Asia

Mr. Alex Duke

Senior Manager, International Practices, Kenan Institute Asia

Mr. Pramote   Sukkumjorn

Senior Executive Vice President at Muang Thai Life Assurance PLC

Dr. Nirutti Pradubyati

Medical Director and Country Medical Lead, Pfizer (Thailand)

Mr. Yoshihide Obayashi, PhD

Assistant Professor Department of Health Care Policy, Hokkaido
University Graduate School of Medicine

Mr. Anthony Jude Tan

Founder & Group Managing Director, AJT Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the conference, both live and remotely.

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