Inclusion: The Next Frontier to Innovation

November 1, 202114:00-15:00Bangkok Time (GMT+7)

Explore the next frontier of innovation: inclusion. A policy discussion on good practices and lessons learnt in promoting inclusive technology and innovation policies. This session will also include a preview of ESCAP’s report Frontiers of Inclusive Innovation and kick off the Forum.

14:00 – 14:10


  • Rupa Chanda. Director, Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of ESCAP

14:10 – 14:50

Introduction to the panel

  • Moderator: Marta Pérez Cusó, Economic Affairs Officer at ESCAP

Panel discussion

  • H.E. Mr. Heng Sokkung, MD, PhD. Secretary of State of the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
  • Prof. Anil Gupta. Founder, Honey Bee Network.
  • Elizabeth Stuart. Executive Director, Digital Pathways at Oxford.
  • Alex Glennie. Senior Policy Manager, Nesta Innovation Growth Lab.

14:50 – 15:00

Closing & upcoming events