SME CEO Forum

Agenda 2021

 

8.00 am

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

9.00 am

WELCOME REMARKS

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



 

9.10 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Rizal Nainy, CEO, SME Corp Malaysia



 

9.25 am

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: SME GROWTH PILLAR I: FINANCING
Eric Chong, CEO, 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

 

10.15 am

NETWORKING BREAK / EXPO

 

10.30 am

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

 

11.05 am

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

 

11.55 am

THE INTEL VPRO® PLATFORM: BUILT FOR BUSINESS
Jason Ang, APJ SMB Partner Sales Specialist, Intel

 

12.10 pm

ARRIVAL OF GUEST OF HONOUR
YB Tan Sri Noh Omar
Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives

 

12.15 pm

WELCOME ADDRESS
Datuk William Ng
Chairman, SAMENTA

 

12.20 pm

OFFICIATING ADDRESS
YB Tan Sri Noh Omar
Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives

 

12.30 pm

CAKE CUTTING CEREMONY

 

12.35 pm

PRESENTATION OF MEMENTOES

 

12.40 pm

NETWORKING LUNCH / EXPO

 

1.45 pm

LUCKY DRAW

 

HIGHLIGHT / SPECIAL DIALOGUE :
WHAT'S NEXT FOR SMES?


1.50 pm

YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, MP Bangi
YB Fahmi Fadzil, MP Lembah Pantai
Dato' Dr. Asyraf Wajdi, UMNO Youth Chief
Moderator: Datuk William Ng, Chairman, SAMENTA



 

2.50 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)

 

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
Azim Pawanchik, Innovation Strategist, Alpha Catalyst Consulting
Leon Liew, Chief Strategy Officer, Solarvest Holdings Berhad
Low Ngai Yuen, Chief Merchandising Officer, AEON Group (Moderator)

 

5.30 pm

CONCLUDING REMARKS

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



 

5.40 pm

LUCKY DRAW

 

5.45 pm

SME CEO FORUM 2021 CONCLUDED