Top international experts from China, India, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Australia, Singapore, United States and UK will speak at the AMEC Global Summit being held in Asia for the first time in Bangkok in May.

Speakers will talk at the Global Summit about the latest techniques and thinking.

In addition a series of practical workshops will be held to help educate PR and communications in South East Asia about the latest measurement techniques. See the full programme here.

Speakers announced include:

  • Joy Tan, President of Global Media and Communications at Huawei Technologies. China
  • Scott Kronick, Chief Executive Officer and President of Asia Pacific at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. China.
  • Ivan Yeo, Director (Research), Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore Government. Singapore.
  • Rachana Panda, Chief Communications Officer, GE South Asia. India.
  • Karen Tam, Assistant General Manager – Promotions and Marketing of HarbourCity. Hong Kong.
  • Brian Lott, Executive Director, Group Communications, Mubadala. Middle East.
  • Judy Hitchen, Senior Media Adviser, Citi Australia and New Zealand. Australia.
  • David Watson, Head of Campaigns, Cabinet Office, Government Communications Service, HM UK Government.UK
  • Fritz Quinn, Vice President, public affairs and communications, American Express, Hong Kong.
  • Deepa Dey, Head of Communications, India Sub Continent, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. India.
  • Jamin Spitzer, Senior Director of Platform Strategy, Microsoft. United States.
  • Anna Rokina, Global Social Analytics and Listening Lead, Lenovo, Singapore.
  • Jim Macnamara, Professor of Public Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney. Australia.

Barry Leggetter, CEO of AMEC, said: “We are deliberately taking the Global Summit to Asia for the first time as the cornerstone of our education programme in 2017.

“The international quality of our speakers will be a major factor in making the Global Summit a ‘must attend’ event for PR and communications professionals in South East Asia.”

The Summit Headline sponsor is Isentia, Asia-Pacific’s leading media Intelligence Company.