Launching Ceremony : National Policy on Industry 4.0

31 Oct 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Menara MITI, No. 7, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




We are pleased to inform that the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will be organising the Launching Ceremony of the National Policy on Industry 4.0 scheduled as follows:-

Date : 31 October 2018 (Wednesday)
Time : 8:30am – 5:00pm
Venue : MITI Tower

YAB Dr Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia will deliver the keynote address and launch the National Policy on Industry 4.0.

The event
will feature the following programmes:

  • FORUM - Gain insights on Industry 4.0 from leading speakers
  • EXHIBITION - Discover the latest Industry 4.0 technologies and solutions
  • ADVISORY SERVICES - Understand government incentives and facilitation, career and training opportunities
  • POCKET TALKS - Listen first hand from experts on facilitation, incentives and solutions on Industry 4.0

Who should attend?

  • Industry Captains
  • Senior Management from the Manufacturing and Services sectors
  • Government Officials
  • Academicians
  • Research & Technology Institutes
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Associations / Organisations

We look forward to your participation and positive response.

Registration is free but limited seats are available.

Please confirm your participation by completing the online registration before 26 October 2018 (Friday).

Thank you.







8.30 a.m.

Registration and Networking

9.30 a.m.

Arrival of VIPs

9.55 a.m.

Arrival of YAB Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia

10.00 a.m.

National Anthem: Negaraku

Doa Recital

10.10 a.m.

Opening Remarks
YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry

10.25 a.m.

Keynote Address
YAB Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia

Launch of the National Policy on Industry 4.0

11.00 a.m.

Industry 4.0 and SMEs: Fear not in Adopting Industry 4.0

  • Allaying concerns and fears of industry to adopt Industry 4.0
  • Small steps count to improve business processes through Industry 4.0

Moderator: Jaffri Ibrahim (CEO, CREST)

Panel members:

  • Muhamed Ali (CEO, Penang Skills Development Centre)
  • Adrian Ng (Group CEO, Mega Fortis)
  • Jacob Lee Chor Kok (CEO, Asli Mechanical)

12.00 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1.30 p.m.

Future-proofing Workforce: Shifting Mindset and Skillset

  • Addressing the talent demands in smart manufacturing to facilitate the leap to Industry 4.0

Moderator: Adam Brimo (Founder & CEO, OpenLearning Global)

Panel members:

  • Prof. Mahendiran S. Nair (Vice President (R&D), Monash University)
  • Roberto Benetello [CEO, EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)]
  • Jonas Jeyaraj Anthony [Representative from Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia (JACTIM)]

2.30 p.m.

Breaking the Barriers to Pursue Industry 4.0

  • Addressing common challenges to embark on Industry 4.0 journey

Moderator: Axiata Group Berhad

Panel members:

  • Dr Solahuddin Shamsuddin (Chief Technology Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia)
  • Charmayne Ong Poh Yin (Partner, Skrine)
  • MDEC
  • MIDF

3.30 p.m.

Coffee Break

4.00 p.m.

Steps to a Successful Industry 4.0

  • Success stories in digital transformation and scalling up

Moderator: [Dr Rezal Khairi Ahmad (CEO, NanoMalaysia Berhad)]

Panel members:

  • Callum Chen (CEO, LH Plus)
  • Noorazidi Che Azib (Deputy Vice Pesident, Inari Amertron)
  • Tan Kian Gan (GM-IT,Top Glove)
  • Jenny Chuang (Managing Director, Sydney Cake House)

5.00 p.m.

End of Programme





The registration for this event has been closed.


Industry4.0 Team
Contact Person:
You may send your enquiry to, or contact the following officers:

Wan Shukri


Salasiah Haddunya

Contact Organizer

Venue : Menara MITI, No. 7, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia