Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nation Building

12th – 14th May 2015

Program Tentative

DAY 1 – Tuesday | 12th May 2015
Part I : Campus Tour & Welcome Hi-Tea
Venue : UTM Johor Bahru Campus
Time Agenda
14:00 Check into Hotel-UTM Scholar’s Inn/Pulai Spring Resort
14:30-15:30 Registration at hotel lobby (Scholar’s Inn/PSR)
16:00-17:00 UTM Campus Tour and visits to IBD UTM
17:00-18:30 Networking Hi-Tea at Rumah Tropika
18:30-18:45 Back to hotel

DAY 2 – Wednesday | 13th May 2015
Part II : University Presidents Forum 2016
Venue : Senate Hall, Level 2, Sultan Ibrahim Chancellery Building, UTM JB

Time Agenda
08:00-08:45 Registration & On-Site Payment



Opening Speech by UTM Vice Chancellor
“Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nation Building”
Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
09:30-10:00 Keynote 1
Prof. Dr. Caroline McMillen, The University  of Newcastle, Australia
“Building Collaborative Partnership between Universities, Government, Industry and Communities”
10:00-10:30 Tea break at Foyer of Senate Hall & Press Conference at Main Meeting Room
10:30-10:50 Keynote 2
Prof. Dr. Caroline F. Benton, University of Tsukuba, Japan
“Creation of a Flexible Education and Research Structure for the Making of a Future Society”
10:50–11:10  Keynote 3
Prof. Ji-Beom Yoo, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
“Academia-Industry Collaboration in Knowledge Creation and Innovation – Lesson from South Korea”
11:10-11:30 Keynote 4
Prof. Dr. Michael Adebola Adewumi, Pennsylvania State University, USA
“Research & Development as Drivers of Sustainable Economic Development”
 11:30-12:00 Roundtable Discussion
12:00-12:30 Group Photo Session at Foyer of Sultan Ibrahim Chancellery Building & MoU Signing Ceremony at Banquet Hall
12:30-14:30 Networking Lunch at Banquet Hall
14:30-16:30 Panel Discussion
“Strengthening ASEAN University Networking”
Prof. Dr. Mohd Ismail Bin Abd Aziz, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Prof. Ir. Dr. Joni Hermana, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Prof. Peter Edwards, Singapore ETH-Centre
Prof. Dr. Sukarno D. Tanggol, Mindanao State University, Illigan Institute of Technology
Moderator : Mr. Kamarul Bahrin Bin Haron, Astro Awani
16:30-17:00 Closing Remarks by Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Bin Omar
17:00-18:00 Shuttle bus transfer from UTM to Pulai Spring Resort
18:00-20:00 Pre Dinner Mocktail & Networking Dinner at Ramayana Lounge PSR
20:00-20:30 Shuttle bus back to hotel – UTM Scholar’s Inn

DAY 3 – Thursday | 14th May 2015
Part III : Visit Malaysia Program
Venue : UTM Equine Park & Kong Kong Laut

Time Agenda
08:00-08:30 Shuttle bus transfer from PSR & UTM Scholar’s Inn
08:30-10:30 Visit UTM Equine Park & Horse Riding
10:30-10:45 Depart to Kong Kong Laut
12:00-16:30 Cultural Visit to Kong Kong Laut
Tour to Kota Iskandar
Visit ends
Back to hotel