The Most Dynamic Business Event of 2019
SELANGOR: Regional Powerhouse


23 July 2019 | Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

INTRODUCTION


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 PROGRAMME


  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.




SPEAKERS


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE ITINERARY
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 – 12pmThe Plenary Session
Policy Makers & Corporate Leaders: Prospering The Economy Together.
1.30pm1st Breakaway Session
Smart Cities for Sustainable Living.
3.00pm2nd Breakaway Session
Selangor as an Aviation Hub for the region.
4.00pm3rd Breakaway Session
Innovating the Future – Selangor as a Hub of Opportunities for Future Technologies
5.45pmClosing Speech



CONTACT

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.



Quick Facts

ASEAN

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.

MALAYSIA

3rd biggest economy in ASEAN, connecting mainland and maritime Southeast Asia, with Selangor as its vibrant, beating heart.

SELANGOR

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.

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