National Manufacturing Conference
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) with the support of the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) will be organising a one-day National Manufacturing Conference
NATIONAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE - 26 November 2008
Businesses world-wide are facing a new era in today's globalised and 'flattened' world. The days where companies are enjoying competitive advantages due to governmental protection and availability of cheap natural resources and labour will soon come to an end. To ensure their continued presence in the global marketplace and their survival, they need to re-examine their business models and plans. They need to incorporate new ideas and tools in managing their businesses.
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) with the support of the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) will be organising a one-day National Manufacturing Conference on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.
The Conference is being organised as one of the activities held in conjunction with the FMM's 40th Anniversary celebration this year. The theme of the Conference is "Leading Manufacturing Excellence".
The objectives of the Conference are as follows:
* Update the manufacturing community on latest policies, trends and challenges affecting businesses;
* Share strategies and established practices of top performing enterprises in mitigating challenges;
* Provide opportunities for networking and the exchange of ideas and experiences among conference participants,invited guests and speakers.
YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Minister of International Trade & Industry, Malaysia will officiate the Conference and deliver the keynote address.
Experienced CEOs, consultants and academicians who will be making presentations include:
* Mr. Satish Lele, Director of Industrial Technologies, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific;
* Dr. Yeah Kim Leng, Group Chief Economist, RAM Holding Bhd.;
* Assoc. Prof. Toh Mun Heng, Department of Business Policy, National University of Singapore;
* YBhg Dato' Alfred Teh, Executive Chairman, Eng Teknologi Holdings Bhd;
* YBhg Dato' Afifuddin Abdul Kadir, Deputy Director-General 1, MIDA;
* YBhg Datuk Hafsah Hashim, Chief Executive Officer, SMIDEC;
* YBhg Dato' Ismail Abdul Rahim, Director General of Department of Labour, Ministry of Human Resources;
* YBhg Dato' Simon Wong, Managing Director, Dell Asia-Pacific Sdn Bhd;
* YBhg Dato' Poh Kim Seng, Executive Chairman, MS Elevators Sdn Bhd;
* Prof. Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Professor of Technology and Innovation Policy, University of Malaya
REGISTER NOW to enjoy RM100 discount per registration for the first 100 participants!
For further enquiries, please contact Ms V.Arasy / Miss Melanie Wong of the FMM Secretariat at 03-62761211, fax: 03-62745239 / 1266 / 7288 or e-mail [email protected] / [email protected] or visit our website www.fmm.org.my