On September 23, 2020, Assistant Professor Natt Leelawat, D.Eng., Assistant Dean (Communications and International Affairs) of Faculty of Engineering, Director of Risk and Disaster Management Program of Graduate School, Head of Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems Research Group, and Lecturer of Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, was invited to give a talk at the International Conference on Circular Economy and Technology Transfer for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises at BITEC, Bangkok. It is an international conference organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI), Thailand, and Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) jointly with the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
In Asst. Prof. Natt’s talk on “Business Continuity Management: Survival Strategy for SMEs”, he also introduced the Regional Resilience Enhancement through Establishment of Area-BCM at Industry Complexes in Thailand, which is a collaboration project between Chulalongkorn University and Nagoya Institute of Technology together with Thai and Japanese organizations and academic institutes. The project is also set its ultimate goal towards the Sustainable Development Goal #SDG8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, #SDG11 Sustainable Cities and Communities, and #SDG13 Climate Action.