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Webinar: Role of Smart Manufacturing in accelerating Malaysia’s Digital Economy

The harsh reality is that the vast majority of our manufacturing is still at industry 2.5 at best. How do we move forward in this case?

Webinar: The role of Smart Manufacturing in accelerating Malaysia’s Digital Economy

The manufacturing industry has witnessed significant technological advancements in recent years with Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Big Data disrupting the industrial business. It is without a doubt that Smart Manufacturing is imperative in accelerating digitalisation which is in line with the country’s Industry4WRD policy.

Smart Manufacturing in Malaysia – Reality Check aims to highlight the next phase of evolution in the manufacturing sector in boosting Malaysia’s industrialisation growth driven by people, processes and emerging technologies. But the harsh reality is that the vast majority of our manufacturing is still at industry 2.5 at best. How do we move forward in this case?

Discussion angles include:

  • Challenges in boosting Malaysia’s IR4.0 adoption.
  • What are the financial incentives from govt to manufacturers
  • Role of Smart Manufacturing in accelerating Malaysia’s Digital Economy.
  • What are the new skills workers need in a smart factory.

Date/Time

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 4.00pm – 5.00pm on Zoom

Webinar Registration

Topic: Smart Manufacturing in Malaysia – Reality Check
Zoom Webinar ID: 971 0930 0010
Passcode: 771597
Webinar Registration: Role of Smart Manufacturing in accelerating Malaysia’s Digital Economy
URL: https://zoom.us/w/97109300010

Speaker’s Profile

MODERATOR: Karamjit Singh, CEO, Digital News Asia

Karamjit founded Digital News Asia with a vision that media should play its role as the Fourth Estate and on the belief that timely, insightful and analytical coverage can help the tech ecosystem in South-East Asia, especially Malaysia, grow and develop. He has picked up a few awards, starting with the Malaysian Press Institute award for Best Telecommunications Writer (English category) in 2002, the DiGi Telecommunications Journalist of the Year (Magazine Category) 2004, to the most recent one in 2009 from the Malaysian Customer Relationship Management and Contact Centre Association as Journalist of the Year in recognition of his informative and critical coverage of the outsourcing sector since 2000. Over the course of his career, Karamjit has come to be regarded by industry and peers as one of the nation’s most respected journalists and pundits, and is frequently invited to speak or moderate at conferences and roundtables.

Barry Leung, General Manager, SmartMore

Barry Leung is the general manager of SmartMore Singapore. He is with MSc in Statistics (CUHK) and BBA Financial Engineering (CUHK) degrees. He worked as Investment Bank Derivatives and Proprietary Trader in Deutsche Bank, BNP Fortis in his early career stage. Before joining SmartMore, he was a serial entrepreneur in the field of Fin-tech and blockchain. He joins SmartMore to set up the Southeast Asia Regional Office in Singapore and leads the team to bring the smart industrial automation solutions to the region.

Rejab Sulaiman, Vice President, Products & Innovation, TM ONE

Rejab has been leading the product development and management for various product portfolios within TM ONE since 2019. He is currently leading the Products and Innovation as the Vice President, overseeing the overall TM ONE’s product and solutions i.e. Cybersecurity, Smart Services, and Business Analytics on top of Data Centre, Cloud and Internet. Rejab has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, which includes engineering, operations, network strategy, network development, project management, marketing strategy, market planning, product development and product management in both fixed and mobile business.

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