2ND GLOBAL DISCOURSE, 2012 SHAH ALAM

08/10/2010

9am - 5pm

INTEKMA Resort and Convention Centre, Shah Alam

The 2nd WIEF-UiTM Global Discourse entitled, “Churning Out Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Malaysia” was held on 8 October 2010 at the Intekma Resort and Convention Centre, Shah Alam. It was attended by approximately 100 participants comprising faculty members, students and representatives of the corporate sector. A Keynote Address was delivered by Prof. William Miller of Stanford University whilst the Commentators comprised of both local and foreign experts.

The Keynote Address focused on:

  • The need to develop institutional mechanisms to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions that foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst faculty and students
  • Some key features of an “advanced high tech entrepreneurial habitat” that would enable young and enterprising technocrats to become ‘job generators’ instead of ‘job seekers’ – an important element towards Malaysia’s economic growth
  8.00 AM Arrival of Guests & Registration
  9.00 AM Keynote Address on “Churning Out Innovation And Entrepreneurship in Malaysia” by Prof Dr. William F. Miller, Professor of Public and Private Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, and President & CEO Emeritus of SRI International (Download material here)

  Commentators:

  • Tengku Farith Rithauddeen, Advisor, Skali Sdn Bhd
  • Dr. V. Sivapalan, Advisor, Technopreneur Association of Malaysia (TeAM)
  • Mr. Ashran Dato Ghazi, President, Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Industry and Entreprenuers (NEF)
  • Associate Prof. Rohazar Wati Zuallcobley, Former Deputy Director General, Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia; Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

  Moderators:

  • Mr. Ian Buchanan, Senior Executive Advisor, Booz & Company, Australia
  10.30 AM Question and Answer Session
  11.00 AM Refreshments
  • Tengku Farith Rithauddeen
    Group CEO, Skali Group
  • Dr. V. Sivapalan
    Advisor, Technopreneur Association of Malaysia (TeAM)
  • Mr. Ashran Dato Ghazi
    President, Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Industry and Entrepreneurs (NEF)
  • Associate Prof. Rohazar Wati Zuallcobley
    Former Deputy Director General, Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia & Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Universiti Tecknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Mr. Ian Buchanan
    Senior Executive Advisor, Booz & Company, Australia (moderator)