Asian Youth Forum 2018
Asian Youth Forum 2018 was attended by the participants, during Aug. 8-12, 2018, from over 25 countries organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Incheon, South Korea. This event was held under the theme "Welcoming 4th Industrial revolution", and KMUTT was the only university that showcased innovative technologies developed at KMUTT to the international audience as shown in the following images. Dr Lerwen LIU was invited as an VIP by Asia Development Bank to chair a theme session on 4th Industrial Revolution and the Construction of Sustainable Occupation which was also joined by one of KMUTT faculty members Dr Charoenchai Khompatraporn. One of the most notable features of KMUTT technology showcase is the scenario of Smart and Sustainable Agriculture 4.0 where 5 key innovative technologies developed by KMUTT students were linked together in a smart and sustainable village scenario. This has attracted hundreds of participants to KMUTT exhibition areas where KMUTT students were able to explain to non-technical youth their innovative technologies relevant to the theme of the event. STEAM Platform training prior to the event at KMUTT has transformed those student inventors to perform strategic innovation communication at such a grand global platform. The head of ADB's NGO and Civic Society Dr Christopher Morris who is a founding director of ADB Youth Asia (organizer of AYF) together with his team were most impressed by our technology showcase, which has led to the initial discussion of a strategic partnership with ADB.