PDPA seminar “IT Solutions for Responding to the PDPA (Personal Data Protection Act)” held
KDDI Thailand February 05, 2020
KDDI Thailand held a seminar titled “IT Solutions for Responding to the PDPA (Personal Data Protection Act)” on Jan. 24 at the Grande Centre Point Hotel Ploenchit.
Over 40 people attended the seminar, which was held across four parts and focused on providing correct information about the PDPA, which will take effect in May 2020 as the Kingdom of Thailand’s first personal data protection law, and on covering IT solutions that should be considered in response to the new law. The seminar was very productive, with many questions asked by attendees.
Additionally, KDDI Thailand set up demo booths for KDDI-provided RPA and IoT solutions outside of the seminar room, which seminar attendees were able to visit during a break and after the seminar. Attendees were able to ask specific questions here and exchange opinions about the issues encountered during implementation of these new technologies.
As opening remarks for the seminar, KDDI Thailand Managing Director Shigeo Kozai spoke about the state of business in the Kingdom of Thailand, as well as the KDDI corporate group’s service provision offerings across the entirety of Southeast Asia.
After the opening remarks began part 1 of the seminar, in which KDDI Thailand Director of Business Development Sakura Hamamoto gave a lecture titled “A Future Connected to IoT, AI and RPA”, where he spoke primarily about endeavors in RPA and introduced customer success stories.
Next was part 2, where Sakura Hamamoto of One Asia Lawyers gave a lecture titled “The Outlook for Economic Growth in 2020 and Onward and the Development of the Digital Economy”, in which he gave a detailed explanation of “Thailand 4.0,” the project that aims to foster next-generation industry based around digitalization and IT.
In part 3, lawyer Masao Koide of One Asia Lawyers spoke in detail about the contents and regulations of the PDPA.
Finally, in part 4, KDDI Thailand Presales Engineer Yuki Wasai gave a lecture titled “IT Countermeasures that Corporations Should Now Think About”, in which he described IT countermeasures for the upcoming PDPA.
Additionally, Attendees were able to visit demo booths for IoT and RPA and discuss issues and projects in these fields.
KDDI Thailand plans to continue releasing information like this seminar report that will be useful to customers. Please keep an eye out for our future activities.
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