4TH GLOBAL DISCOURSE, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR

14/10/2011

9.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

On the 14 October 2011, the WIEF Education Trust hosted the 4thWIEF-UiTM Global Discourse on the topic of “Nanotechnology”. The event was officiated by Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of WIEF Foundation with a Keynote Address by Dr. Savas Alpay, Director General of the Statistical, Economic & Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).

9.00 AM Arrival of Guests & Registration
9.30 AM Welcoming Remarks by Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, WIEF Foundation
9.40 AM Special Address by Dr. Savas Alpay, Director General, Statistical, Economic & Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Turkey on “Current Stance of Science and Technology in the OIC Member Countries”
10.00 AM Keynote Address on “Nanotechnology: Engineering a Better Future” by Dr. Mehmet Bayindir, Deputy Director, UNAM – National Nanotechnology Research Center, Turkey

Comentators:

  • Prof Ille C Gebeshuber,
    Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia & Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Jackie Y. Ying,
    Executive Director, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore
  • Prof. Sirirurg Songsivilai,
    Executive Director, National Nanotechnology Center, Thailand
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Rusop,
    Head, NANO-SciTech Centre (NST), Institute of Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

Moderator:

  • Dr. Gunawan Witjaksono,
    Director, Photonics, Micro Energy & Green Technology, MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia
11.30 AM Question and Answer Session
12.00 PM Lunch/End
Media Briefing/Interviews
  • Prof Ille C Gebeshuber
  • Institute of Micro Engineering and Nanoelectronics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia &Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Prof. Jackie Y. Ying
    Executive Director, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore
  • Prof. Sirirurg Songsivilai
    Executive Director, National Nanotechnology Center, Thailand
  • Dr. Gunawan Witjaksono
    Director, Photonics, Micro Energy & Green Technology, MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia (moderator)
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