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Hitachi Social Innovation Forum

Hitachi's annual event in Japan was first brought to Southeast Asia - Singapore - in November 2014 as the company celebrated its 50th anniversary in Singapore. Following its success, the Hitachi Social Innovation Forum (HSIF) has since made its way to Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

At the respective forums, Hitachi was honored by the esteemed presence of distinguished guests, including H.E. U Kyaw Myo (Deputy Minister for Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar), Mr. Saknarong Saengsangapong (Vice Chairman of The Federation of Thai Industries and Chairman of Institute of Information and Communication Technology for Industries, The Federation of Thai Industries), Mr. Tran Vinh Tuyen (Vice Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee), Mr. Rudiantara (Minister, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia), YB Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan (Second Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia) and Assistant Secretary, Atty. Leah V. Merida-Quiambao from Legal Affairs, on behalf of Secretary Arthur P. Tugade (Department of Transportation, Republic of the Philippines).

Committed to contribute to Southeast Asia's growth by addressing the region's challenges, Hitachi has planned a series of HSIFs to showcase the company's solutions.

Past Events

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2018 BANGKOK – Illuminating Thailand 4.0

Themed ‘Illuminating Thailand 4.0’, the Hitachi Social Innovation Forum (HSIF) 2018 BANGKOK was held at The Athenee Hotel on 18th September 2018. Aimed at contributing supporting the national push towards Thailand 4.0, Hitachi showcased digital solutions utilising the Internet of Things (IoT) platform, “Lumada”. The event featured Hitachi’s first Lumada Center established in the world, Lumada Center Southeast Asia (hereinafter “Lumada Center”), which was launched on 17 September at Amata City Chonburi Industrial Estate, along the Eastern Economic Corridor.

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2018 BANGKOK

The Hitachi Social Innovation Forum (HSIF) 2018 BANGKOK was held at The Athenee Hotel on 23 February 2018. Through a hosted seminar and exhibition on Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business achievements across global markets, guests were able to explore the company’s current and upcoming co-creation efforts with stakeholders, as part of efforts in advancing towards Thailand’s digital transformation. This included a highlight of Hitachi’s Internet of Things (IoT) platform, dubbed “Lumada”.

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 THAILAND

The Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 THAILAND was held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World in Bangkok on 26th August 2016. The event showcased Hitachi's Social Innovation in the global market through hosted seminars, exhibition and gala dinner presenting a wide range of services, systems and solutions that addressed challenges facing ASEAN cities and societies.

Other Past Events in ASEAN

14 December 2018
30 November 2017
8 November 2017
29 September 2017
28 June 2017
20 February 2017
16 February 2017
5 December 2016
5 October 2016
5 July 2016
  • Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
12 February 2016