PRE-conference Programme

Pre-Conference 2017 – An Exclusive Programme for International Delegates
6th November 2017 (Monday)
2.00pm – 5.30pm

Malaysia: Your Preferred Investment Destination in Asia

2.00pm Registration
2.30pm Welcoming Address
by MIA President, En Salihin Abang
2.40pm Keynote Address
by YB Datuk Chua Tee Yong, Deputy Minister (Trade), Minister for International Trade and Industry
(30 mins)
Key Incentives for Investments in Malaysia
Foreign direct investment (FDI) to Malaysia this year is projected to surpass 2016’s RM41 billion, despite tremendous competition. Malaysia’s competitiveness, talent, adaptability and diversity are key investment draws. Discover the latest incentives crafted for foreign investors’ benefit specifically by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry and the Malaysian Investment Development Authority.

Panel Speakers:
A representative from Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
(45 mins)
DFTZ of Malaysia: Connecting ASEAN and the Global Digital Ecosystem
The Malaysia Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) is the world’s first special trade zone that will promote explosive e-commerce growth in ASEAN and connect the region seamlessly to the global digital economy. Find out how your business can benefit from the DFTZ’s ecosystem, encompassing global best-in-class e-services, e-fulfilment, logistics and regulations.

Panel Speakers:
A representative from Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
(45 mins)
Malaysia: The Best Hub for Global Operations – Success Stories of MNCs
Malaysia ranks in international indices as one of the leading destinations for business, investment and operations and thanks to facilitative conditions and ample Government incentives and support. Could Malaysia be the right fit for your organisation’s ASEAN hub? Find out more from leading MNCs who have chosen to make Malaysia their second home.

Rep from Invest KL (to be advised)

Panel Speakers:
A representative from Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  1. A rep from TalentCorp (to be advised)
  2. Azhar Abdullah – Managing Director, Schlumberger Malaysia (confirmed)
  3. Nasir Ramli, CFO from Agusta Westland (confirmed)
5.00pm Question & Answer
5.30pm Afternoon Tea Break & End of Session