Australian Embassy

Press Release 2014 - Australian creativity

Australian creativity and innovation comes to Bangkok

11 September 2014

The Australian Embassy, Bangkok is pleased to support a series of events in Bangkok highlighting Australian innovation, science and design.

Meet with designers from popular Australian bag company ‘Crumpler’ at the inaugural Thailand Innovation and Design Expo 2014:

• ‘Bag to the Future’ Workshop with Janis Lacey, Crumpler Lead Designer

Janis will tell us how to make great bags based on Crumpler’s approach to life and design.

Date: 20 and 21 September, 2014
Time: 09:30-18:00
Venue: Ballroom of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
Note: For information on registration please phone 02-260 2606-8

• Talk by Dave Roper, Founder of Crumpler

Dave will share the story of how Crumpler, which started as a small bike messenger company in 1987, has grown its range to include camera bags, laptop bags, backpacks and travel bags, and now has outlets all over the world.

Date: 20 September, 2014
Time: 13.30-15.30
Venue: Ballroom of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
Note: Admission is free

See  for more details about Crumpler and  for the program for the Thailand Innovation and Design Expo.

Hear from Dr Stuart Kohlhagen, General Manager and Director of Science and Learning from Questacon, Australia’s largest science centre, who is visiting Thailand as a guest of the National Science Museum Thailand (NSMT):

• ‘Science, technology and learning’ talks 

To build skills and capability to support science and innovation in Thailand, NSMT is offering professional development for teachers and all interested at this special talk.

Date: 1 October, 2014
Time: 10:00 ‘The Power of the Science Centre in Supporting Informal Education & Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) Learning’
          17:00 ‘Playing and Learning from the Things Around Us’
Venue: Conference Room 3, National Science Museum
Note: Please register on 02-577 9990 or by email

See  for details about Questacon, Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre.

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