TRACES - 2023 Agenda (as planned, can be updated) 

14 March 2023 (Tuesday) 

     14.00 - Registration opens in venue (lobby of Sheraton Grand Orchid hotel, Bangkok, right side from the main entrance) 

               -  Arriving guests (who booked venue hotel for accommodation) check-in 

               -  Welcome drink in venue lobby 

      20.00 - Dinner cruise along Chaopraya river (extra - 25 USD / person) 

15 March 2023 (Wednesday) 

      08.00 - Registration opens in venue (second floor of Sheraton Grand Orchid hotel, Bangkok, opposite ballroom) 

      09.00 - Plenary session (ball room)

      09.10 - Welcome speeches (members of TRACES Presidium) 

      09.30 - Key-note speech by

                   Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani (former member of Federal Secretaries Tenure Board, MInistry of Railways, Pakistan)

                   "Pakistani transportation strategy: sun and sea inbetween" 

      10.15 -  Coffee-break (foyer, second floor) 

      10.30 -  Key-note speech by 

                    Mr. Sri Anindo Sengupta (Special Secretary, Ministry of Transport of West Bengal, India) 

                    "Public transportation in emerging megapolis: economy or environmental friendliness (overview os sustainable

                     transportation strategy in Kolkata) 

       11.15 -  Key-note speech by 

                     HE Mr. Surin Pitsuwan (former Secretary General ASEAN)

                     "Transport network as a factor of  macroregional integration abd sustainability"

       12.00 -  Lunch (restaurant Giorgio, ground floor, terrace)    

       13.00 -  Key-note speech by Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz Subhani (dean of Business HIgh School, ILMA University,  Karachi,                                 Pakistan)

       13.45 -  Key-note speech by Dr. Kannapat Kankeaw (vice-dean of College of Hospitality Industry, head of "Airline business"                           program, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand) 

       14.30 -  Coffee-break (foyer, second floor)

       14.45 -  Panel discussion "Transportation in 2023: post-covid and other actual challenges of development"

                    (moderator Dr. Denis Ushakov) 

       17.00 -  Plenary session finish. Free time. 

       18.30 -  Dinner in "Blue Elephant" (Thai food masterpieces, extra 30 USD / person). 

 

16 March 2023 (Thursday)  

       09.00 -  Parallel sessions start (rooms Praya, Lilawadee, Amatara, 2-3 floors in venue hotel) // Online sessions 

       10.30 -  Coffee-break (foyer, second floor)

       10.45 -  Parallel sessions  (rooms Praya, Lilawadee, Amatara, 2-3 floors in venue hotel) // Online sessions

       12.00 -  Lunch (restaurant Giorgio, ground floor, terrace)

       13.00 -  Parallel sessions  (rooms Praya, Lilawadee, Amatara, 2-3 floors in venue hotel) // Online sessions

       14.30 -  Coffee-break (foyer, second floor)

       14.45 -  Parallel sessions  (rooms Praya, Lilawadee, Amatara, 2-3 floors in venue hotel) // Online sessions

       16.00 -  Parallel sessions  finish (rooms Praya, Lilawadee, Amatara, 2-3 floors in venue hotel) // Online sessions

       16.30 -  Bangkok city express (city tour by boat from River city pier, sunset over Wat Arun, Grand Palace) 

       20.00 -  Gala - dinner (restaurant Giorgio, ground floor, terrace), awarding ceremony

17 March 2023 (Friday) 

       09.00 - Field trip to Nakhon Pathom Campus (education center) Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, by bus or minivans

       12.00 - Lunch in University Campus, conference closing  

       15.00 - Returning to Bangkok, free time in the city 

 

 18 - 19 March 2023

        extra excursions can be booked (Pattaya, Ayuthaya, Ancient city, Huahin, Ampawa floating market)