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PTPM AT THE FOREFRONT OF RESEARCH: WORLD DIGITAL ECONOMY & TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2022

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USM, 28th and 29th of June 2022 – The Executive team from PTPM, comprising of the Director, Professor Dr. Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya, both Deputies, Ts. Dr. Irwan Mahazir and Ts. Dr. Mageswaran Sanmugam; were invited to attend the WORLD DIGITAL ECONOMY & TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2022 “Creating Opportunities, Endless Possibilities” 28 & 29 June 2022 at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

The World Digital Economy & Technology Summit is a high-level forum bringing together key stakeholders in the Digital Economy to discuss key trends, strategic challenges, major issues and risks impacting on our digital future. It is a meeting of minds from technologists, digital entrepreneurs, corporate executives, policy advocates, digital natives, health specialists, educationists, and civil society to take stock of the future digital economy and to be future ready.

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The summit was attended by several notable VIP’s

  • Dato’ Wei Chuan Beng, Chairman, Organising Committee / Senior Executive Director, KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, Malaysia / Member, National Digital Economy & 4IR Council & Former Chairman, PIKOM
  • Andrew Weir, MBE, Chairman, Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), Hong Kong, Chairman, KPMG China and Hong Kong
  • Mr N. R. Narayana Murthy Founder and Chairman emeritus, Infosys, India Moderator
  • Tan Sri Michael Yeoh President, KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, Malaysia
  • E. Pascal Lamy, President, Paris Peace Forum / Former Director-General, World Trade Organization
  • David Wu,Founder of Taucoin / Futurist and Investor
  • Magnus Ekbom, Group Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder of Lazada and Chief Executive Officer, Lazada Malaysia
  • Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman, ECKL Advisory Council & Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Bhd / Former Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia

With the Opening Keynote Address By; The Hon. Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy), Malaysia.

The Summit had 3 tracks - Policy, Business and Transformation & Technology Tracks. Ministerial Roundtables, Plenary Sessions and Workshops will be part of the Programme. The thought-provoking programme will be reviewed by a high powered international advisory council.

  • ASEAN Ministerial Roundtable - Digital ASEAN Initiative
  • The Future of Work in the Digital Economy - Technology, Talent & Training
  • Go Big with Digital: the 4Ps
  • New business opportunities in the digital economy - what’s next big thing in online business and ecommerce
  • Tech trends shaping the new digital world: AI, blockchain, robotics, VR/AR
  • Digital finance and crypto
  • Keynote conversations- face to face.
  • Smart cities and digitalization.
  • Closing the digital divide: enhancing digital inclusion.
  • Sustainability and digitalization: how digital tech can support sustainable development
  • Cyber security: safeguarding the digital economy, preventing cybercrimes.

PUSAT TEKNOLOGI PENGAJARAN & MULTIMEDIA
Centre for Instructional Technology & Multimedia
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang
Malaysia

Tel: +604-653 3222 / 3224 / 3226     |    Fax: +604-653 2375

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