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Thaweesak Koanantakool

Dr. Thaweesak Koanantakool
Chairman of NECTEC Board










Monthian Buntan

Monthian Buntan

Mr. Monthian Buntan has served as a Senator of the Upper House of the Royal Thai Parliament since 2008. He has been blind since birth. After serving as a university lecturer for eight years, Senator Monthian left his stable teaching career to become a full time social activist in 2002. He has served in a number of positions within the organized blind movement in Thailand, currently in his second four-year term as president of the Thailand Association of the Blind. His role in the World Blind Union (WBU) began officially in 1996 as one of the blind youth committee members before he was elected to serve as a WBU executive committee member in 2000.

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Special Speech

Mrs. Wantanee Pantachart

Stian H. Thoresen,
Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow

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Mrs. Wantanee Pantachart

Ms. Wantanee Phantachat

Director of institute of
Technologyfor persons with Disabilities and Older
Persons, NECTEC , NSTDA

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Mr. Thor Nielsen

SWEDEN

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Panelist

Dr. Eugene A. Bourquin

Dr. Eugene A. Bourquin

Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, USA

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Mrs.Siriporn Tantaopas

Mrs.Siriporn Tantaopas

Senior Professional Level Teacher, Nothern Region School for the Blind

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Mr. Shin-ichiro Kadokawa

Mr. Shin-ichiro Kadokawa

Service Center of the Deaf-Blind, JAPAN

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