Day 1 - 12 July 2022 (Tuesday)

8:30am

Registration/Arrival of Participants & Speakers  

9:00am

Welcome Address by Ir. Dennis Ong, Organising Chairman of AAEC2022

Thought Leadership Forum on IR4.0 and 5G in Malaysia

9:05am 

Chair: Ir. Prof. Lau Hieng Ho, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Under this forum, the industry leaders will delve into the key prospects of 5G, challenges and issues and how 5G is made possible in Malaysia and Sarawak.     

9:10am

Implementation of 5G In Malaysia

Ts. Amir Irsyad Bin Mohamed Samsudin (Virtual)
Deputy Director, 5G Delivery Office, Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Malaysia

9:20am

Mr. Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Nor (Virtual)
Head, Digital Operations & Service Management, Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB), Malaysia

9:50am

Mr. Nee Ngie Sing
Head of Network Engineering and Operation, Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC), Malaysia

10:00am

Questions and Answers session (15 mins)

10:15am

Refreshments (15 mins) | Venue: Maker Lab

Video Showcase: Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (10:20am – 10:26)

Plenary 1: Industry 4.0 and Future Technologies

10:30am

Chair: Ir. Dennis Ong, Organizing Chairman, AAEC2022

In this plenary, the current state of Industry 4.0 (IR4.0) implementation and its associated benefits and advantages in various industry sectors will be the main discussion. Stories of successful implementations of IR4.0 and how they have shaped the world in terms of creating smart future will be shared by the invited plenary speakers. In addition, the future of IR4.0 and how it is affecting the world in leading to future cut-edge technologies will also be in the discussions.

10:35am 

Employment Opportunities of University Graduates in the Digital Age

Dato’ Ir. Dr. Lee Yee Cheong (Virtual)
AAEC2022 Congress Advisor, Malaysia  

11:00am

Mr. Vincent Wu
Senior Manager, Partnership & Ecosystem Development, Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB), Malaysia

11:25am

Mr. Idjarmizuan bin Ibrahim (Virtual)
Senior Vice President, Technology Development Division, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), Malaysia

11:50am  

Questions and Answers session (15 mins)

12:05pm-
1:05pm

Video showcase: Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB)
Lunch | Venue: Pantry Area, Level 1
Livestream by SDEC (12:45pm – 1:00pm)

Plenary 2: The Internet of Things, Network Communication, and Cybersecurity

 

1:05pm

Chair: Mr. Hazwan Razak, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation          

The internet of things (IoT) has been around for decades. What is the critical role that is played by the IoT in the IR4.0? How can it further enhance IR4.0? One of the major concerns with the IoT is cybersecurity. In general, industries are concerned with how these data are being stored securely and handled over the computing clouds. These questions will be the main focus in this plenary session.

1:10pm

Sarawak Digital Community Centre (DCC): Design & Development of Holistic and Inclusive Framework
Professor Ir. Ts. Dr. Al-Khalid Bin Othman (Virtual) 
Deputy Chief Scientist and Deputy Chief Advisor for Sarawak Digital Economy, Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA), Malaysia

1:35pm

5G Spectrum Allocation Worldwide: Licensed and Unlicensed Frequency Bands
Dr. Ali R. Ebadi
Advisor to Board of Directors of MEASAT, Malaysia  

1:55pm

IoT – Why We Need to Embrace It
Mr. Lavindar Singh Jay
Solution Architect, Xperanti IoT Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

2:20pm

Questions and Answers session (15 mins)

2:35pm

Coffee Break | Venue: Maker Lab

Opening Ceremony

3:00 pm

Arrival of Guests and Media

3:30pm

Arrival of The Right Honourable Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Premier of Sarawak

 

Negaraku & Ibu Pertiwiku

 

Opening Doa by Ustaz Haji Mohammad Ihsan bin Haji Haidzir

Welcome Speech by Ir. Dennis Ong, Organising Chairman AAEC2022

 

Speech by Prof. Lau Hieng Ho, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

 

Opening Remarks by The Right Honourable Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Premier of Sarawak

 

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation to Partners of AAEC2022

 

Souvenir Presentation to The Right Honourable Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Premier of Sarawak

Keynote Presentations

 

Growing the ‘Digital Economy’ Agenda in Australia and ASEAN
Mr. Paul Sanda, Minister-Counsellor (Commercial) and, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Malaysia & Brunei, Australian Trade & Investment Commission (Austrade), Malaysia (Virtual)

 

Engineering Future-fit Solutions: Digital and Beyond
Dr. Nick Fleming, National President and Chair of Board
Engineers Australia, Australia (Virtual)

 

 

Educating Future Engineers in the Age of Digital Disruption
Emeritus Professor Dr Chuah Hean Teik
Past President, ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology, Malaysia (Virtual)

5:30pm

Official Exhibition Tour (Maker Lab)

Refreshments (VIPs Lounge)