Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Malaysian Student Leaders Summit 2010

United Kingdom and Eire Council for Malaysian Students (UKEC) as a student movement is proud to facilitate the coming together of youth in the 4th edition of the Malaysian Student Leaders Summit (MSLS). The largest gathering of its kind will bring together Malaysian students from varsities across Malaysia, Europe, Australasia, and the United States, in a non-partisan forum. Through MSLS, it is hoped that participants will develop a better understanding of the issues facing our nation, and hence be better prepared to undertake the unique challenges that lie ahead in charting the way forward for Malaysia.

The 4th annual MSLS is set to be held in Nikko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on the 31st July and 1st August 2010. This summit is entirely free of charge for participants. However, places are limited and participants must register at www.msls.ukeconline.com.

Dress Code:Strictly formal. (Ties for the gentlemen)

For more information and updates, do check out our website www.msls.ukeconline.com or contact us at msls@ukeconline.com

Proposed Itinerary*

DAY ONE – 31st July 2010

Royal Officiating Address:

‘The Role of Youth in Malaysian Society’

* Y.B.M. Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Former Finance Minister

The Responsibility of the Media towards Nation Building:

‘The Tri-lemma of Quality, Ethics and Independence ’

* YBhg. Datuk Ahirudin Attan, Blogger, Editor of The Malay Mail and President of the National Press Club
* YBhg. datuk Zainul Ariffin Mohamad Isa, NSTP group managing editor
* Mr. Steven Gan, Editor-in-Chief of Malaysiakini
* Mr. Jahabar Sadiq, Editor of Malaysian Insider

The NEM and the 10th Malaysia Plan:

‘Economic Transformation and its Implications for Today’s Generation

* Y.B. Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry
* Mr. Omar Mustapha, Managing Principal & Director of Ethos & Company
* Y.B. Tony Pua, Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara
* Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Economist and UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development
* Prof. Dr. Danny Quah, NEAC Council Member

Business in ASEAN and Beyond:

‘Raising the Benchmark for National Performance’

* Pn. Rohana Tan Sri Mahmood, President of KL Business Club
* Mr. John Pang, CEO of CIMB ASEAN Research Institute
* YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Haji Mokhtar, Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional
* Mr. Ganesh Kumar, CEO of MOL Berhad

Keynote Address:

'The Role of Education in Shaping Today's Future; The Realisation of 1Malaysia'

* Y.A.B. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj. Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

DAY TWO – 1st August 2010

Young Talents:

‘Reaching for the Unconventional Dream’

* YBhg. Datuk Nicol Ann david, National Squash Player
* Mr. Timothy Tiah, Executive Director of Nuffnang
* Mr. Jason Lo, Singer and Entrepreneur

Malaysian Politics:

‘Local Government Elections: Would a Third Vote Increase Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency?’

* Mr. Lim Si Pin, GERAKAN Vice President
* Mr. Malik Imtiaz Sarwar, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist
* YBhg. Dato’ Wira Wan Ahmad, Deputy Chairman of the Election Commission

Malaysian Politics:

‘The Malaysian Political Mindset: Will Politics of Ideology Trump That of Race?’

* Y.B. Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar, UMNO Youth Chief
* Y.B. Khalid Abd Samad, Member of Parliament for Shah Alam
* Y.B. Dato’ Ibrahim Ali, Member of Parliament for Pasir Mas


‘Lowering Voting Age: Empowering Youth, Enlarging Electorates, Aspring Politics’

* Mr. Faisal Abdul Aziz, PKPIM President
* YTM Zainal Abidin Tuanku Muhriz, IDEAS
* Mr. Shahril Hamdan

Closing Address:

‘The Stability of the State: Crime in Malaysia and the Role of the Police’

* Y.B. Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Minister of Home Affairs

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