RESPIRE Project Workshop

By Salinee Santiteerakul on May 11th, 2023


The RESPIRE Workshop Project aimed to rethink the management of unexpected events for creating resilient and sustainable production systems, with a focus on sharing knowledge, discussing current research, and exploring collaboration opportunities in the context of Industry 5.0.

Agenda and Highlights:

Morning Session at TSS:

10:00 - 10:30: Welcome and Introduction about RESPIRE by Ala & Zuhara.

10:30 - 12:00: TSS introduction and plant tour, providing insights into the company's operations and practices.

Lunch at Restaurant:

12:00 - 13:00: Networking and informal discussions among participants.

Afternoon Session at Conference Room:

13:00 - 14:00: Presentation of preliminary findings from an environmental assessment Master thesis work.

14:00 - 14:15: Break.

14:15 – 15:30: Presentations and discussions by visiting Thailand researchers from CMU: "Digitalization at SMEs" - Findings from a study on Thailand SMEs on I4.0 readiness assessment by Salinee Santiteerakul. "Disaster Management in SMEs" - Lessons learned and case examples from Thailand by Chawis Boonme.

15:30-16:00: Workshop Wrap-up and discussion on future steps.


Enhanced understanding of strategies for managing unexpected events in production systems. Insights into the role of digitalization in SMEs and the importance of disaster management. Knowledge exchange between international researchers and industry professionals, fostering a collaborative approach to Industry 5.0.