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MDBC: Talent Development for Industry in Penang 

August 25, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dear MDBC members,

Together with our colleagues at the American Chamber (AMCHAM) and the German Chamber (MGCC), we invite you to join us in Penang for a briefing on “Talent Development for Industry in Penang” by Peninsula Higher Education.

Date:     Thursday, 25 August 2022
Time:     14:00 – 17:00 hrs
Venue:  Peninsula Skills @ The Ship Campus (Batu Kawan)

Fee:        Registration is complimentary for MDBC members

14:00 hrs – Arrival of Guests (attending the tour)
14:10 hrs – Registration of guests for tour and briefing
14:15 hrs – Start of Tour: The Ship Campus
15:15 hrs – Return to Deck 2: Interlude Cafe for light refreshments.
Registration of other guests
15:30 hrs – Welcome speech by Group President of Peninsula Higher Education & Introduction
16:00 hrs – Q&A Session
16:30 hrs – Networking
17:00 hrs – End of Event

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ian Pashby (Group President, Peninsula Higher Education)

Prof. Dr. Ian Pashby (Group President, Peninsula Higher Education)Professor Ian Robert Pashby graduated from the University of Sheffield (UK) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgy and then worked in Research and Development for Rolls – Royce (aero engines). He joined the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick (UK) as a lecturer, was awarded his PhD for research in the processing of materials and subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer.  In 2000, he became Professor of Manufacturing Processes at the University of Nottingham (UK).

Professor Pashby moved to the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus in 2007 to become Deputy Head.  Became Pro – Vice Chancellor and then CEO of the campus in 2008. Returning to the UK in 2013, he became Pro – Vice Chancellor at the University of Hull (UK). He moved back to Malaysia in 2017 to lead the Peninsula Higher Education Group as its Group President.

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With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat


August 25, 2022
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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