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The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) and the Geneva Network will be organising an event titled “Promoting innovation in Malaysia Baharu: Shaping the government’s IP agenda” on 16 May 2019.

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) is a non-profit research institute dedicated to improving understanding and promoting solutions to public policy challenges in Malaysia. Our work is focused on three themes: advancing a competitive economy, ensuring trust in institutions and promoting an inclusive Malaysia. Geneva Network is a public policy research and advocacy organisation working at the nexus of innovation, trade and development issues.

The details are as follows:
Date: 16 May 2019
Time: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

Event Agenda:

Time  Agenda
0830 – 0900 hrs  Registration
 0900 – 0915 hrs Opening Remarks
by Ali Salman, CEO, IDEAS Malaysia
 0915 – 1020 hrs Panel 1: International Perspective
Amir Ullah Khan, Professor,
Maulana Azad National University, India
Kyungjin Song, Chair,
International Cooperation, Innovative Economy Forum, Korea
Nigel Cory, Associate Director,
Trade Policy, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (USA)
 1020 – 1035 hrs  Break
 1035 – 1145 hrs Panel 2: Spurring innovation in Malaysia
En. Mohamed Ikhwan bin Shahdzul Bakri, Director, Business Development Division, MyIPO
Azrul Mohd Khalib, Chief Executive Officer,
Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy
Ong Boo Seng, Vice President,
Malaysian Intellectual Property Association
P. Kandiah,
Founder and Director, KASS International

Moderator: Ali Salman, CEO IDEAS

 1145 hrs  End of event

Any queries, please contact Amir Ridzuan Jamaludin at 03 2070 8881 or email amir@ideas.org.my. To register log on to https://forms.gle/fYPuxWd5ae6Y1YRRA.