CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY 1: 16 November 2021 (Tuesday)

Time Itinerary

9:00 am – 9:25 am

Participants Log In to Virtual Platform

9:30 am – 10:10 am

OPENING CEREMONY

WELCOMING REMARKS
By Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Bin Mamat
Chairman
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)

WELCOMING SPEECH
By Dr. Yeong-Junaq Wang
President
Asian Science Park Association (ASPA)

10:15 am – 10:25 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – ADVANCING TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION THROUGH COOPETITION
By YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham Baba
Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Session 1: Best Practices of Science Parks
Moderator: Dr. Fatimah Mohd Amin
Research Fellow
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), Malaysia

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr. Hargo Utomo
    Director of Business Development & Incubation
    Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  • Omid Nourimehr
    Project Coordinator & Market Expert
    Isfahan Science & Technology Town (ISTT), Iran
  • Mizuno Shigekata
    Executive Adviser International and Public Cooperation
    Kyoto Research Park Corporation, Japan
  • Khaled MA. Qalalwa
    Director General, International Cooperation, Funding and Investment Directorate
    Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence, Palestine

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

Screen Break

12:10 pm – 1:00 pm

Session 2: Plenary Talk - Future Technologies and Coopetition
Speaker: Naguib Mohd Nor
Chief Executive Officer
Strand Aerospace Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Screen Break

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Plenary Session 3: Workforce of the Future

Moderator: Rushdi Abdul Rahim
Senior Vice President
Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), Malaysia



Speakers:

  • THE EMERGENCE OF PROFNEURSHIP IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Rahmat Gill

    Executive Director
    Institute of Research Promotion University of Sialkot, Pakistan
  • THE FUTURE OF WORK IS HUMAN
    Sharala Axryd

    Founder & CEO
    Center of Applied Data Science (CADS), Malaysia

Concurrent Plenary Session 4: Innovations that Will Shape the Future
Moderator: Dr. NorAzmi Alias
Senior Vice President
Research & Talent Management and Johor Initiatives
The Catalyst For Malaysia's Technology Ecosystem (CREST), Malaysia

Speakers:

  • EMBEDDING TECHNOLOGY INTO THE DNA OF YOUR COMPANY. ESSENTIAL OR OPTIONAL
    Jacob Isaac

    Managing Director
    Fusionex Group, Malaysia
  • DEEPTECH WHICH WILL SHAPE OUR FUTURE
    Ozgur Ozcelik

    Corporate Communications Manager
    Teknopark Istanbul, Turkey
  • FOODTECH TRENDS TO SHAPE A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
    Jie Ai Lim

    Regional Project Manager (APAC)
    Manus Bio, Singapore


DAY 2: 17 November 2021 (Wednesday)

Time Itinerary

9:00 am – 9:25 am

Participants Log In to Virtual Platform

9:30 am – 10:10 am

Session 5: Plenary Talk - Supporting Start-Ups: Experiences From The National Technology And Innovation Sandbox (NTIS)
Speaker: Dr. Wan Raihana Wan Aasim
Vice President (Technology & Innovation Fund)
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), Malaysia

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Session 6 : Science Parks as Enabler of Coopetition Among SMEs in Advanced Technology Development
Moderator: Dr. Ramesh K S @ Mohd Zaidi Bin Abd Rozan
Associate Professor Dr
Information Systems
Azman Hashim International Business School,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia

Panel Speakers:

11:45 am – 12:30 pm

CLOSING CEREMONY

CLOSING REMARKS
By Dato' Norhalim Yunus
Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC)

CLOSING SPEECH
By Dr. Sunkook Kwon
Secretary General
Asian Science Park Association (ASPA)

INTRODUCTION OF 25TH ASPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (2022)
12:30 pm END OF THE 24TH ASPA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Note: Agenda is tentative and may subject to change