Summer is here in Southeast Asia, in full force, with the scorching heat and unpredictable downpour. But none of that is stopping us in the trophic to start an amazing season of summer conferences!

Looming in the horizon is e27’s celebrated Echelon Asia Summit 2018 on June 28-29 in Singapore. But before we get there, do you know Bangkok is starting the summer off with a bang? As a new transplant and a networker at heart, I am glad I didn’t have to look very far for interesting things to do.

So what can you do in Bangkok during the week of June 18-24?

1. June 19-20: Singularity University Summit Thailand 2018

Where?

InterContinental Hotel, 973 Phloen Chit Road, Lumpini, Pathum Wan

Why should you join?

SU is originally a Silicon Valley business incubator and a think tank that offers educational programs. Since its inception in 2008, Singularity University has grown exponentially with chapters all across the globe, the land of smiles included.

Here you’ll get to learn about cutting-edge technologies and how they can positively impact our daily lives. Movers and shakers all across the globe will be present, making this the perfect opportunity to exchange ideas, practices and expand your network.

More details here.

2. June 20: Techstars X HUBBA Corporate Innovation DayWhere?

Where?

Sukree Kaewcharoen Auditorium, 3rd Floor, The Stock Exchange of Thailand

Why should you join?

Here you can learn about the latest trends in the global startup community and how corporations can leverage that knowledge.

More details here:

3. June 21: #TaiwanRocks x #ThailandRocks Demo Day

Where?

True Sphere @Siam Paragon, Pathum Wan

Why should you join?

This event marks the first time ever Taiwanese and Thai startups are brought together for some friendly competition. More importantly, entrepreneurs, investors and tech geeks can hope to walk away with how the two neighboring ecosystems can synergize.

More details here:

4. June 21: The Block Club: Blockchain Community

Where?

RISE Accelerator, 22nd floor, Amari Tower, 500 Phloen Chit Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung, Thep Maha Nakhon

Why should you join?

Blockchain is all the rage these days, for good reasons. But how many of us understand the basic principles and nuances of this sophisticated technology? Joining Block Club means taking a walk into the world of ICO, government regulations and how blockchain can shape our future.

5. June 22-23: Techsauce Summit 

Where?

Glowfish Office, 92/4 Room 204 (Techsauce Media), Floor 2, Sathorn Thani 2 Building, North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak

Why should you join?

The 2nd year of Techsauce global summit. Here you’ll be welcomed with Thailand’s renowned cuisine and other keen thinkers who surely will change how you view technology in the 21st century.

More details here.

6. June 19-23: RISE Innovation Week

Where?

The Society, 22nd Floor, 127 Ratchaprasong Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon

Why should you join?

This is your chance to immerse in the hottest corporate innovation topics:: Entrepreneurship, AI/Machine Learning, VC & Accelerator and Blockchain, facilitated by international experts. Ranging from keynotes to panel discussion or even a city tour, participants will live and breathe the space where corporations and startups meet. Capping off the week is a casual and relaxing after-party in the heart of Bangkok @The Society.

More details here.

With that said, I hope you’re doing yourself a favor and booking a ticket to Bangkok this June. I hope to see you at one, two, if not all of the events.