(Free) Seminar for Achieving Innovation in Malaysia | 18 Aug 2015

You are cordially invited to attend the Seminar titled “Achieving Innovation in Malaysia”, to be held on 18 August 2015, 10am-1pm, Monash University. This seminar is jointly organised by School of Business, School of Engineering and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS).
Seminar for Achieving Innovation in Malaysia
Date: 18th August 2015, Tuesday
Time: 9:30 am1:00 pm
Venue: Room 6-2-06 (Building 6, Level 2, Room 6)
(This is a free seminar with lunch provided.)
A special door gift shall be given to the all IEEE TEMS members who sign up for the seminar via registration online. Click here to register online.
 MESSAGE FROM THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

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  SEMINAR – ACHIEVING INNOVATION IN MALAYSIA

School of Business cordially invites you to a half day seminar titled “Achieving Innovation in Malaysia”, to be held on 18 August 2015.  This seminar is jointly organised by School of Business, School of Engineering and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS).

Click here to register online.

 

Closing date : 12 August 2015.

 

OVERVIEW

The seminar will bring experts with considerable knowledge and industry experience to share Malaysia’s current state of progress on business and innovation development.  The seminar will also shed light on how academics and entrepreneurs in Malaysia could strengthen and stimulate Malaysia’s national innovative capacity through industrial linkages, innovation and commercialization and business ventures.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

·         IEEE Members

·         Industry Practitioners

·         Academics

·         Researchers

·         Postgraduate students

 

PROGRAM

 

Seminar for Achieving Innovation in Malaysia

Date: 18th August 2015, Tuesday

Time: 9:30 am1:00 pm

Venue: Room 6-2-06 (Building 6, Level 2, Room 6)

 

Time
9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration

 

10:00 am – 10:05 am Greeting and welcome

 

10:05 am – 10:15 am Opening of event

Welcoming message by Professor John Benson, FASSA,

Head of School, School of Business, Monash University Malaysia

 

10:15 am – 11:00 am “Malaysia: Innovation Nation 2025”

By Mr. Vincent Wong Wai Sang

 

Profile of Speaker

Vincent Wong Wai Sang is the Chief Architect of the National Innovation Hub & Political Secretary, Department of National Unity, Prime Minister’s Office.

 

11:00 am – 11:45 am “Bringing Ideas to Market”

By Mr. Chris Leong

 

Profile of Speaker

Chris Leong is the Co-Founder and current Director of Strategy at Soft Space. A technology enthusiast, he played a part in building the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. His experience ranges from being involved in growing struggling start-ups into successful companies, to kick-starting the early stage funding ecosystem with Cradle Fund. With his past experience, he is able to assist Soft Space in expanding its business regionally. Soft Space is currently deemed the leading Mobile Point-of-Sales (mPOS) provider in the South East Asian region, marking its presence in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand.

 

11:45 am – 12:30 pm “Challenges of Innovation in the Telecommunications Industry”

By Mr. Sutheshan Shanmugarajah

 

Profile of Speaker

Mr. Sutheshan Shanmugarajah (Shan) is a Senior Specialist with Maxis Malaysia with ten years of experience in strategy development; covering corporate, business and innovation agendas. He holds an M.Eng (First Class Honours) from the University of Sheffield and an M.Phil from the University of Cambridge.

 

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Panel Session

Prof. Pervaiz K. Ahmed (Moderator), Mr. Vincent Wong Wai Sang,

Mr. Chris Leong and Mr. Sutheshan Shanmugarajah

 

1:00 pm Closing and lunch

 

 

For further information on the above, please contact Ms. Myrna Abdul Latif at +603-55161667 or email myrna.latif@monash.edu .

 

Thank you.

 

Stephanie Pang

School Research Office

School of Business

 

 

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