MTDC Technology Conference 2012

When: Thu, Dec 6, 7:30am – Fri, Dec 7, 10am
Where: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: MYR 100
Info: MTDC

MTDC Technology Conference 2012, held in conjunction with MTDC’s 20th Anniversary, addresses issues on the establishment of a complete commercialisation ecosystem to promote healthy development of technology start-up/spin off companies, highly capable, knowledge-rich entrepreneurs and the market factors that stimulate growth of technology businesses in Malaysia.

Plenary
  • The Importance of Technology and Innovation - VIP Speaker
  • From Pioneer to Global Player - Heng Huck Lee, CEO, Globetronics
  • The Commercialisation Ecosystem - Norhalim Yunus, CEO, MTDC
Funding and Investment
  • Government Initiatives to Fund Start-ups - Asbullah Adnan, SME Bank
  • Funding of Early Start-ups - Rashidan Shah, Director, Xeraya Capital
  • Filling the Gaps for Commercialisation - Noor Amal Morad, VP, MTDC
  • The Journey of a Start-up - Jane Cardosa, CSO, Sentinext Therapeutics
Entreprenuership
  • Experience in Nurturing Entrepreneurs - Abd Rahman Yasir, SVP, MTDC
  • Going International  - Tan Eng Kee, MD, Greatech Integration
  • Wooing Investors - Norhayati Md Taib, MD, MyAgri Hi-Tech
  • Make More With Less - Tengku Azahan Tengku Ali, MD, LA Maxwell
  • Competition: Head-to-head - Mohd Fadzil, MD, Extra Built
Incubation and Growth
  • Growth Through Diversification - Stephen Teang, MD, BSmart
  • Structural Models of  Incubators - Badrul Hisham Jaafar, KMP
  • Incubating Start-ups - Prof. Dr Zainul Fadziruddin, Director, MTDC
  • Benchtop to International Market - Zakaria Jusoh, MD, Madura Ind.
  • Scale-up Through Outsourcing - Yogi Babria, CPO, Fifth Media
Technology Innovation
  • Malaysian Innovation System - Dr Fatimah Mohd Amin, EPU
  • Promoting Commercialisation of IP - Razmi Alias, Director,  Waris Nove
  • Technology Valuation - Tan Sing Hong, President, Steampro
  • Accelerating Commercialisation - Pn Hjh Mariamah, Director, MTDC
  • Nurturing Innovation Culture - Prof Dr Asma Ismail, Deputy VC, USM
Forum: Commercial Banks’ Challenges in Funding Early Start-ups
  • Ishak Othman, Senior Vice President, RHB Islamic Bank Berhad
  • Azrin Azizuddin, Manager, Business Division, EXIM Bank
  • Mohammad Hazani b. Hassan, Director, MTDC
Forum: Ecosystem for Successful Technology Commercialisation
  • Rashidan Shah Abdul Rahim, Director, Xeraya Capital
  • Isa Ismail, Executive Chairman, Taiace Engineering
  • Romli Ishak, Managing Director, GranuLab
  • Zakaria Jusoh, Managing Director, Madura Industries
  • Prof Dr Asma Ismail, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, USM
  • Azam Azman, Managing Director, CMS Opus Private Equity
[Topic titles and speakers info edited for brevity]