The Most Dynamic Business Event of 2019
SELANGOR: Regional Powerhouse
23 July 2019 | Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
The Selangor Government has realised the need to go beyond being the best in the country to being a regional champion.
One such initiative is Smart Selangor, which aims to transform Selangor into the region’s leading Smart State by 2025. 2025 is also the year for the ASEAN economic integration and connectivity within ASEAN.
As part of the journey in achieving our vision for 2025, Menteri Besar Selangor (Incorporated) (MBI Selangor) is creating a roadmap of regional cooperation and dissemination of information. Selangor Regional Powerhouse follows a series of smaller forums called Selangor Synergies held from 2017 till 2019. And from 2020 onwards, the conference will take go beyond Malaysian shores to the rest of the world.
The Plenary Session Policy Makers & Corporate Leaders: Prospering The Economy Together
Lead by the Menteri Besar of Selangor, the Plenary Session will see government and corporate decision makers discuss the potentials of Selangor as a regional hub for investments. The Menteri Besar will give perspective on how the Selangor Government is creating the ecosystem and infrastructure that will bring investors to the state. Foreign policy makers, comprising representatives from the six largest investors in Selangor – namely Japan, the US, Singapore, Germany, Taiwan, and South Korea – have been invited to share their views on what makes Selangor so attractive for their countries. Finally, heads of major organisations that have made Selangor the site of their regional hubs will speak on their rationale for doing so.
1st Breakaway Session Smart Cities for Sustainable Living
From defining the concept of smart city living to executing it in action into smart cars, smart communications, fewer emissions and energy usage. MBI Selangor’s goal is to transform Selangor into the leading, sustainable Smart City in ASEAN, making us a pioneer to be emulated. The session will gather Government and Business Leaders to discuss what has been done before, what needs to be done and how we can accelerate Selangor towards its mission in the smartest time possible.
2nd Breakaway Session Selangor as an Aviation Hub for the region
We gather experts to discuss how make Selangor soar into becoming a hub for aerospace engineering and business/private aviation in Southeast Asia, as per the Selangor Aerospace Action Plan. Senior government officials and experts in aviation will share their perspective on how the Federal and Selangor State Government are setting the infrastructure and ecosystem for aerospace companies to thrive in Selangor. The session will also discuss spin off businesses that will be developed from this and the macroscopic benefits it will have for the nation.
3rd Breakaway Session Innovating the Future – Selangor as a Hub of Opportunities for Future Technologies
Green technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology – these are all intrinsic tech hubs of a Smart State. As Selangor arises to invite extensive collaborations and incentives to excel in these, it is also setting itself up to be a give perspective on how both the State and the nation as a whole are encouraging the growth of future technology. Meanwhile, Policy makers as well as captains of foreign and Malaysian companies will discuss intrinsic details on how the public and private sectors can encourage the growth of future technology through the seamless integration of collective experiences, to make Selangor the central Future Technology station for ASEAN in the near future.
YAB Tuan Amiruddin Shari
Chief Minister of Selangor
YB M Kulasegaran
Minister of Human Resources Government of Malaysia
YB Dato' Teng Chang Khim
Selangor State Exco
Tan Sri Gnanalingam
Chairman of Westports Holdings Bhd
YBhg Dato' Sivanathan Shanmugam
Nokia Regional Managing Director
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Shahril Shamsuddin
Chief Executive Officer of Sapura Energy
Mohamad Suhaimi Mohamad Tahir
Manging Director, SMARTSEL Sdn Bhd
Managing Director of Uros South Asia and Middle East
Dato Norhalim Yunus
CEO of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation
Executive Director of TransSys Solutions UAE
COO of the Zalora Group Malaysia
CEO of HSBC Malaysia
Datuk Mark Rozario
CEO of General Electric Malaysia
Dato Hasan Azhari
CEO Invest Selangor
Managing Director of Strand Aerospace
GM of Land Development, Malaysia Airports
Ms Catherine Lian
Managing Director IBM Malaysia
Dr Fahmi Ngah
Managing Director SSDU Innovations Sdn Bhd
CEO Urbanice Malaysia
CEO of Siemens
Lim Chi Haur
Managing Director of BSL Eco Energy
Director of Group Business Development, Malaysia BAE Systems
Principal Investigator from London Centre of Nanotechnology
Day Conference (9.00am – 5.45pm)
9am – 10am
Welcome Address by Menteri Besar Selangor, YAB Dato’ Amirudin Shari and Launching of SELANGOR: Regional Powerhouse
|10am – 12pm||The Plenary Session|
Policy Makers & Corporate Leaders: Prospering The Economy Together.
|1.30pm||1st Breakaway Session|
Smart Cities for Sustainable Living.
|3.00pm||2nd Breakaway Session|
Selangor as an Aviation Hub for the region.
|4.00pm||3rd Breakaway Session|
Innovating the Future – Selangor as a Hub of Opportunities for Future Technologies
For further enquiries on registration, speakers, itinerary and participation, please contact Hafidz and Mahad from The IBR Asia Group at [email protected] or call 03-77325886.
A population of more than 650 million with combined GDP of US$2.4 trillion.
7th largest economy in the world, poised to become the 4th largest in 2050.
3rd biggest economy in ASEAN, connecting mainland and maritime Southeast Asia, with Selangor as its vibrant, beating heart.
The most developed State in Malaysia and economic champion of the nation.
Contributes nearly a quarter of the country’s GDP – approximately US$ 80 billion in 2018.
Home to Port Klang – the 12th busiest port in the world and the 2nd busiest in Southeast Asia. KL International Airport – the 12th busiest airport in Asia and 3rd in Southeast Asia, and Cyberjaya – the nucleus of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) initiative.
On a mission to be the leading Smart State in South East Asia by the year 2025d 3rd in Southeast Asia, and Cyberjaya – the nucleus of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) initiative.