SME CEO Forum

Agenda 2021

 

8.00 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

 

9.05 am

Welcome Address

YBhg. Datuk William Ng
Group Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Business Media International



 

9.15 am

Officiating Address by Guest of Honour

 

9.30 am

KEYNOTE SPEECH: OPPORTUNITIES AMIDST THE PANDEMIC
Rizal Nainy, CEO, SME Corp. Malaysia

 

9.45 am

Presentation of Token of Appreciation

 

10.00 am

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: SME GROWTH PILLAR I: FINANCING
Eric Chong, Chief Executive Officer, Boost Biz, Axiata Digital E-code Sdn Bhd
Datuk Dr. Hafsah Hashim, Director, SIRIM and former CEO, SME Corp Malaysia
Bikesh Lakhmichand, CEO, 1337 Ventures
Nurbayu Kasim, Chief Business Officer, SME Bank

 

10.45 am

Networking Break / Expo

 

11.05 am

SME GROWTH PILLAR II: PEOPLE AND TALENT
Chen Fong Tuan, Chief People Officer, Berjaya Corporation Berhad

 

11.40 am

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: SME GROWTH PILLAR III: DIGITALISATION
Surina Shukri, Venturer & Growth Catalyst, former CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Dr. Gopi Kurup, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad
Puvanesan Subenthiran, CEO, Privasia Technology
Ganesh Kumar Bangah, Chairman, PIKOM Think-Tank ‘Future Digital’ (Moderator)

 

12.25 pm

Special Presentation

 

12.40 pm

Networking Lunch / Expo

 

1.45 pm

Lucky Draw

 

HIGHLIGHT
1.50 pm

SPECIAL DIALOGUE : WHAT'S NEXT FOR SMES?
YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, MP Bangi
YB Fahmi Fadzil, MP Lembah Pantai
Dato' Dr. Asyraf Wajdi, UMNO Youth Chief
Datuk William Ng, Chairman, SAMENTA (Moderator)

 

2.35 pm

GRANTS AND PROGRAMMES BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Saliza Saari, Director of Organisational Excellence Development, Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)
Sukri Abu Bakar, Director, Domestic Investment Division, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Adzimah Ahmad Ghazali, Deputy Director of Transformation and Digital Trade Division, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

 

3.20 pm

INNOVATING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC
Francesca Chia, Co-Founder & CEO, GoGet

 

3.55 pm

Networking Break / Expo

 

4.15 pm

Journey to the Cloud
Hafiza Anom Abdul Hamid, Chief Business Officer, Awanbiru Technology Berhad (Awantec)

 

4.45 pm

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR BUSINESS
Lim Kee Yeong, Executive Director, Enterprise Banking, Affin Bank
Ganesh Kumar Bangah, Chairman, Founder & Executive Chairman, Commerce.Asia
Leon Liew, Chief Strategy Officer, Solarvest Holdings Berhad
Azim Pawanchik, Innovation Strategist, Alpha Catalyst Consulting
Low Ngai Yuen (Moderator)

 

5.30 pm

Concluding Remarks

YBhg. Datuk William Ng
Group Publisher and Editor-in-chief of Business Media International



 

5.40 pm

Lucky Draw Session

 

5.45 pm

SME CEO Forum 2021 concluded