CREST Symposium 2013 “Collaborating & Succeeding in R&D”

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Date(s) - 09/10/2013
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Eastern & Oriental Hotel



How Industry and Academia Can Collaborate in R&D to Move Up the Value Chain

» CREST Symposium is…
An annual conference that seeks to address E&E industry ecosystem challenges in Malaysia, particularly in Research & Development (R&D).  Global thought leaders from Industry and Academia, and the Government of Malaysia gather to inspire sustainable and economically desirable responses to these challenges.

This year we will focus on gearing the E&E sector towards these challenges and getting our homegrown companies to be involved in research, design and development.

» You should attend if you want to…
Think ahead and be ahead to succeed in R&D, and have the opportunity to influence the direction of our E&E sector’s growth.

» By Exclusive Invitation only…
Invitees are typically C-level executives, senior leaders, decision makers, and policy makers in the relevant organisations.


…and SCROLL DOWN further to see how you can attend a BONUS Gartner briefing session on IT trends and emerging technologies.

Symposium Programme*
*Subject to change without prior notice depending on speakers’ confirmation. WATCH THIS SPACE regularly for updated programme.

13:00pm Registration
13:30pm Welcoming Remarks
Jaffri Ibrahim, CEO of CREST
13:40pm Succeeding with R&D: Company Case Studies
Jim Tully, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
Heng Huck Lee, CEO, Globetronics
Dr Hari Narayanan, Director of Engineering and Head of R&D, Motorola Solutions
Dr Ng Chee Mang, Director and CEO, Penchem Technologies
14:30pm Succeeding with R&D: Country Models
Jamie Wang, Principal Analyst, Gartner
Christopher Kelly, General Manager, IAG (Intel Architecture Group) Malaysia, Intel
Dr David Lacey, Director of OS R&D Asia, OSRAM
Prof Arokia Nathan, Director of Photonic Systems and Displays, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, UK
15:20pm What the Future Means for the Industry, Academia, and Government
Prof Ir Dr Mohd Jailani Mohd Nor, Deputy VC, Research & Innovation, UTEM
Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei, Vice President, R&D and Commercialisation, UTAR

Kit Yong, Director of R&D, National Instruments
Dr Masuri bin Othman, Director of Commercialisations, MOSTI
16:20pm Closing, Networking & Refreshments
End of Event


Gartner APAC Local Briefing

9th October 2013  |  8:30am-1:00pm  |  Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

As a CREST Symposium delegate, you are also exclusively invited* to Gartner’s Local Briefing “Your Business Future Depends on Today’s Technology Decisions“. In this briefing, Gartner analysts identify critical technologies that will shape the future of devices, hardware, platforms, software and services. Learn which business dependencies will shape the future of IT and how critical technology decisions you make today will shape your business tomorrow. *Subject to seat availability and Gartner’s terms and conditions.

Contact for registration enquiries.