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Agenda for Day 1 | 8 September 2021

9:00am – 9:45am | WELCOMING SPEECH
Welcoming Speech
YBhg. Prof. Datin Paduka Dr Samsinar Md. Sidin
Vice Chancellor of UNIRAZAK
Opening Address by
YBhg. Berbahagia Professor Dato’ Dr Husaini Omar
Director General Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
Reconstructing Higher Education in the New Normal: Malaysia’s Way Forward
Commemorative Speech by
YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz
Minister of Finance, Malaysia
Multimedia Presentation by UNIRAZAK
10.00am – 11.30am | KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Keynote Address 1 - New Challenges In Education Post COVID-19
YBhg. Tan Sri Hj Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Tahir

Chairman of Brainy Bunch Former Chairman of UiTM
Keynote Address 2 - Finland’s Formula in Addressing Educational Challenges in the Face of the Pandemic
His Excellency Sami Leino

Ambassador of Finland to Malaysia and Brunei (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland)
Keynote Address 3 - Riding the Pandemic Waves: How Maldives Confronts New Challenges in National Education
His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Rasheed Ahmed

(Minister of State for Education, National Institute of Education of Maldives)
Keynote Address 4 - Transformative Education: Conflict, Learning & Sustainable Peacebuilding
Prof Emeritus William Timpson,

School of Education University of Colorado, US
Keynote Address 5 - How Schools and Higher Education are Getting through COVID-19: Early Lessons Learned from China’s Experience
Ruby Liu Shujuan

China (Guizhou) – Malaysia Education Service Centre
11.30am – 12.30am | EDTECH TALK - Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education
Colt Kwong
Canvas Instructure
Dr. Dzahar Mansor,
National Technology Officer, Microsoft Malaysia
Victor Lam,
Educational Specialist, Google
Ts. Dr. Muhammad Helmi Norman,
Apple Distinguished Educator
En. Muzamir Othman Marzuki,
Knowledge Management Centre, UNIRAZAK
2:00pm – 3:30pm | FORUM - Malaysia’s Education Landscape Amidst the Pandemic: Issues, Challenges & The Way Forward
Dato' Fatimah Saad,
Founder & Chairperson, Kiwanis Malaysia Academy
Taranjeet Singh
Chairman of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Regional Board Malaysia
Datin Shomiriza Shomidon
Member, Board of Directors and Principal, Khalifah Model School Primary
Assoc. Prof Dr Zaida Mustafa
Dean, The School of Education and Humanities (SEH), Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK)
Fatimah Abu Bakar
(Speaker and Moderator),
President, Kiwanis Club, TTDI, PR Officer for Kiwanis Malaysia Academy, CEO Celebrating Thinkers Sdn Bhd)
3:45pm – 4:00pm | CLOSING ADDRESS DAY 1
YBhg. Profesor Datuk Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang
Secretary-General of Environment and Water
Member, Board of Directors, UNIRAZAK

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