Conference & Seminars

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ASIAWATER 2020 Conference & Seminars will be accessible via our virtual platform.

*Draft Programme as at 23 September 2020. The organiser reserves the right to change the programme and speakers in the best interest of the conference. All speakers invited are subject to confirmation.

Monday, 30 November 2020

10:00am - 10:30am
ASIAWATER  2020 OPENING CEREMONY
ASIAWATER 2020 OPENING CEREMONY Opening remarks by YB. Dato' Sri Tuan Ibrahim Bin Tuan Man, Minister of Environment and Water (KASA)
10:45am - 11:45am
Water Sector Transformation 4.0
Water Sector Transformation 4.0 Moderator: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Malaysia, Economic Planning Unit (EPU)
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Malaysia - Netherlands Water Dialogue 3.0 with KASA
Malaysia - Netherlands Water Dialogue 3.0 with KASA
3:15pm - 4:45pm
Digital Transformation Dialogue
Digital Transformation Dialogue Moderator: Ms. Surina Shukri, CEO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Panelists:

  • Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din, President Malaysia Water Association (MWA)
  • Dato' Ir. Jaseni B Maidinsa, CEO, Perbadanan Air Pulau Pinang (PBA)
  • Mr Nor Ifuan Mohd Nor, CEO, Ranhill
  • Mr Puranut Wisutjindaporn, BD Manager, SUEZ

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

10:00am - 11:00am
Plenary Session: Strategic Policy Initiatives for A Sustainable, Progressive and Equitable Water Sector
Plenary Session: Strategic Policy Initiatives for A Sustainable, Progressive and Equitable Water Sector Moderator: Dato' Teo Yen Hua, Advisor, ASIAWATER

Keynote Speaker:

Dato' Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang
Secretary General, Ministry of Environment and Water

11:15am - 12:15pm
Alternative Finance Strategy for Water Sector
Alternative Finance Strategy for Water Sector Moderator: Dr. Chin Yoong Kheong, Chairman, StrategyPlus Framework Sdn Bhd

Speakers:

  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
  • Khazanah Nasional Berhad
  • RHB Bank
  • World Bank
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Lunch Break
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plenary Session: Public Health and Pandemic - Strategic Role of Water Services
Plenary Session: Public Health and Pandemic - Strategic Role of Water Services Moderator: Dr. Nagulendran Kangayatkarasu,, Deputy Secretary General (Environment) KASA

Keynote Speaker:

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Dr Noor Hisham Bin Abdullah
Director General, Ministry of Health

2:45pm - 4:15pm
COVID 19 IWK Study
COVID 19 IWK Study Moderator: Ir. Dr. Hj Mohamad Asari Bin Daud, Deputy President, Malaysian Water Association (MWA)

Speakers:

  • Mr Narendran Maniam, CEO, Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK)
  • Ms Norlin Jaafar, Director General, Dept. of Environment (DOE)
  • Tan Sri Dato' Soh Thian Lai, President, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Programme organised by Singapore Pavilion
Programme organised by Singapore Pavilion

Virtual Platform - Coming Soon

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

10:30am - 11:00am
Plenary Session: Sarawak Water Supply Grid Programme (TBC)
Plenary Session: Sarawak Water Supply Grid Programme (TBC) Moderator: Puan Azizah Ariffin, Deputy Secretary General (Water & Sewerage), KASA

Keynote Speaker:

Dato Ir. Alice Jawan
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Utilities Sarawak

11:15am - 1:15pm
Access to  Water & Sanitation
Access to Water & Sanitation Moderator: Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din , President, Malaysian Water Association (MWA)

Speakers:

  • Datuk Ir. Dr. Azuhan Mohamed, General Manager, Air Kelantan (AKSB)
  • Mr Saiful Zaini Mohd Bokhari, CEO, Pengurusan Air Pahang (PAIP)
  • Ir. Edward Lingkapo, Director, Jabatan Air Negeri Sabah
  • Indah Water Konsortium (IWK)
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sustainable and Cost Effective Water Resources Development
Sustainable and Cost Effective Water Resources Development Moderator: Datuk Ir. Dr. Hj Md Nasir Md Noh, Director General, National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM)

Speakers:

  • Ir. Dr. Salmah Zakaria, Fellow, Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM)
  • Dato' Ir. Haji Nor Hisham Mohd Ghazali, Director General, Dept. of Irrigation & Drainage
  • Dato’ Ir Hashim Osman, Director, Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr ShuQing Yang, University of Wollongong, Australia
3:45pm - 5:00pm
Non-Revenue Water Challenges
Non-Revenue Water Challenges Moderator: Dato' Ahmad Faizal Bin Abdul Rahman, CEO, National Water Services Commission (SPAN)

Speakers:

  • Mr Nor Ifuan Mohd Nor, CEO, Ranhill SAJ Sdn Bhd
  • Mr Mohd Suhaimi Mohd Jusoh, CEO, Syarikat Air Darul Aman (SADA)
  • Mr Abd Rashid Abd Rahman, CEO, Syarikat Air Melaka Berhad (SAMB)
  • Manila Water Company
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Programme organised by EU Pavilion
Programme organised by EU Pavilion

Virtual Platform - Coming Soon.

3:45pm - 5:00pm
Regional Presentation ASEAN: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
Regional Presentation ASEAN: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moderator: Datuk Ir. Mohd Adnan Mohd Nor, President, Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEM)

Panelists:
(Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia-IWK, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam)

 

Virtual Platform - Coming Soon.

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