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October – December, 2020
LeadWomen, together with UN Women, will be inviting 300 companies to commit to gender equality by signing up to the Women Empowerment Principles. 20% of these companies need to be EU listed companies. There are three exciting opportunities and events coming up that you can get involved in: 1. The Asia – Pacific WEPs Awards – Deadline 5 October; 2. The WEPs Awareness Training – 5 November; 3. WEPs Malaysia Campaign Launch – 2 December.  The awards are open to all companies in Asia. There currently have been no submissions from companies based in Malaysia. We believe, and know, that Malaysian companies have been exemplary in promoting and delivering on gender equality and as such we hope to see many Malaysian corporates apply for the Awards. Timed with the 10th anniversary of the WEPs, this is a unique opportunity for business leaders and companies to be recognized and make their efforts to advance gender equality visible amongst their customers, employees and partners, as well as inspire others to take action for wider impact. The 2020 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards are open to WEPs signatories and non-signatories, from all Asia-Pacific countries, and will recognize initiatives in the following categories: Leadership, Youth Leadership (for leaders until 30 years of age), Gender – Inclusive Workplace, Gender – Responsive Marketplace, Community and Industry Engagement, and COVID – 19 Action.
Organized by LeadWomen and UN Women online
For more info and to register: www.asiapacificwepsawards.org

IGEM 2020
18 – 23 October, 2020
International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) has established itself as South East Asia’s largest trade event for green technologies and eco solutions.  IGEM is an ideal platform for solution providers and green energy businesses to tap into the fast expanding ASEAN market by showcasing the latest innovations to policy makers, government organisations, investors and the mass markets the IGEM brand.  Over the years, IGEM has successfully generated over RM30 billion in business leads since its initiation in 2010. To date, IGEM has attracted attendance of over 490,000 visitors including delegates, dignitaries and companies from over 60 countries.
Organized by Malaysian Green Technology Corporation as an online exhibition
For more info and to register:  www.igem.my

19 October, 2020
The organiser of DSA & NATSEC Asia, the region’s premier defence and security show using its global reach to bring thought leaders and decision makers across the globe together with meaningful program leading towards its showcase in 2022 on the current issues worldwide.  Whilst the 2020 edition is deferred because of the pandemic, the organiser of DSA & NATSEC Asia are grabbing this opportunity to stay connected with our audiences made up of industry players and decision makers.  Join the webinar ‘The Future of Drones and Air Mobility System: Issues and Challenges’ to get an overview and opinion about what is to be expected from the current industry development. Register your interest here and get your access link delivered to your email.
Organized by DSA Exhibition and Conferences as an online webinar
For more info and to register:  www.dsaexhibition.com/future-of-drones-and-air-mobility-systems

19 – 21 October, 2020
DefenseChain will provide unparalleled insight and information on Defense spending trends and supply chain issues. From program outlooks to defense acquisition reforms and supplier concerns, this event hosted by Aviation Week Network will focus on key components driving the Defense industry. Topics covered at this Conference include changing government customer demands, global market conditions, A&D industry consolidation and contract awards. Emphasis will be on forecasts and pursuing sustainable growth opportunities plus new initiatives.
Organized by InformaMarkets UBM as an online exhibition
For more info and to register:  defensechain.aviationweek.com/en/home.html

19 – 25 October, 2020
BEPlace is the online exhibition plus digital showroom of ProPak Asia exhibition, for the premier processing & packaging event, will take place on 19 – 25 October 2020, along with the live exhibition at BITEC. This dynamic virtual event allows you to interact virtually with suppliers around the world.  This ProPak Asia online exhibition provides you with the opportunity to do business remotely, network from anywhere in the world and learn on a scale like never seen before. It equips with easy to navigate search options and simulate real participating experience at live at comfort of your own space. The event is completely free to attend.
Organized by Informa UBM as an online exhibition.
For more info and to register:  www.propakasia.com/ppka/2020/en/beplace.asp

20 October, 2020
BankTech Asia 2020 – Technology Risk Management Series is here causing a ruckus in the banking industry! Back for the 12th year, the conference is bringing together even more experts in risk to give the delegates a conference that they would not forget! Banks are now facing greater and more prominent threats from changes that are happening at light speed to the technological systems applicable to the banks. The risk department of banks are already increasing their investments into technology risk management, the practice of prioritising, quantifying and managing cyber threats and systems outages remains incredibly important to ensure their data and systems remain secure. Don’t miss out on the excitement to come at 12th BankTech Asia 2020 – Technology Risk Management Series.
Organized by Knowledge Group of Companies
For more info:  banktechasia.com/technology-risk-management/

20 – 22 October, 2020
Keeping the global healthcare industry connected virtually.  With COVID – 19 impacting almost every aspect of day – to – day life, it may not be ‘business as usual’. But at this critical time if you would like to feel connected with the healthcare community (despite social distancing) and stay up – to – speed on the latest developments within the global healthcare industry… join us at this free – to – attend virtual expo – Medlab Asia and Asia Health.
Organized by InformaMarkets UBM as an online exhibition
For more info and to register:  www.medlabasia.com/asiahealth/en/home.html

22 October, 2020
EuroCham is organizing the next in their BizTalks Webinar Series, an initiative of the Eurocham Malaysia’s Automotive Committee, to discuss the current state of EV motoring in Malaysia and its anticipated future prospects.  The webinar would cover inter alia the current situation and future of EV private light vehicles, EV buses, charging network, tax and other incentives, etc.
Organized by EuroCham as an online webinar
For more info and to register: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gkWZDJXCRr2XLE-_dC4_5g

27 October, 2020
Do you have any practical Agile issues/concerns that you are facing in this your workplace? Do you want to know more about Agile tools and methodology? Join our Complimentary Online Agile Coaching sessions on 27 October 2020 from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. The main objective of this course is to deal with real life issues that prevent you and your organization to adapt in our increasingly complex, disruptive and turbulent world. This session will help you ease the Agile issues that your currently facing in your organization.  Please note: This event is complimentary for MDBC members.  Your membership will be validated.
Organized by Sharma Management International as an online webinar
For more info and to register:  scrummalaysia.com/index.php/consulting-advisory-services/agile-coaching-in-kuala-lumpur-malaysia

27 October, 2020
In the wake of the global pandemic, online interactions augment and, in many instances, they replace in – person interactions. To continue to service customers and enable employee collaboration, companies are forced to reassess their digital capability, taking digital document processes to the forefront. According to a recent Forrester report, 46% of Southeast Asian companies surveyed noted that their organization’s revenue is at risk due to a lack of digital alternatives, while 36% noted that they will continue to work remotely on a permanent basis.  Join Ming Fai Chak, Head of Solution Consulting for Adobe Southeast Asia as he shares key insights from the Forrester study, and discusses the following:* Digital document processes help organizations maintain business resilience; *How digitizing document processes reduces business risk and opens up revenue opportunities? *Improving customer and employee experiences in the long term with a digital business workflow; *Discusses use cases of how some of your peers are transforming their business operations to enable a remote workforce with digital workflows that speed up transactions securely.  Hear from Tengku Intan Narqiah Tengku Othman, Chief Digital and Information Officer, SIRIM Berhad – Adobe’s customer, who will also join the session for a fireside chat.
Organized by the Malaysian German Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MGCC) as an online webinar
For more info and to register, please e mail mageswary.salvarajoo@malaysia.ahk.de

3 – 5 November, 2020
IHFHEX 2020, Asia’s first Virtual Halal Expo is happening in less than 2 weeks, from 3 – 5 November 2020, 2 pm – 8 pm.  IHFHEX 2020 Virtual Platform will be the perfect sourcing ground to discover and expand business opportunities globally. The Virtual Platform is tailored towards the needs of the industry, connecting global halal Food & Hospitality markets with the live online market. With the tagline “Halal For All”, we aim to be the windows of the world when it comes to Halal Food & Hospitality.  Powered by Food & Hotel Malaysia, the virtual event will display a wide range of halal consumable and non-consumable products and services, featuring the key players from the global halal marketplace. Buyers and exhibitors from across ASEAN, Asia Pacific, Middle East and European countries will be able to have professional business meetings in the digital realm through IHFHEX’s platform.  Be sure to be part of the IHFHEX 2020 community, be connected and expand your circle at the Lifestyle Virtual Halal Platform.
Organized by Informa Markets UBM as an online exhibition
For additional info and to register: www.foodandhotel.com/ihfhex-2020/

4 November, 2020
This program is designed to equip directors especially those sitting on bank risk management committees with a clearer understanding of their roles and responsibilities. It will provide a broad overview of the different bank risks in addition to Bank Negara Malaysia’s regulatory requirements and supervisory expectations with respect to the oversight of such risks. It will also explore the regulatory financial and disclosure requirements whilst comparing and contrasting issues related to risk management in the banking industry. The program will highlight and emphasise the critical role of risk management oversight that is expected of bank directors.  This program runs from 09:00 – 17:00 hrs.
Organized by Asia School of Business at Le Meridien Hotel Kuala Lumpur
For additional info and to register: asb.edu.my/executive-education-ver01/cg-fide-elective-risk-management-committee-banking-sector

18 – 19 November, 2020
APAC is one of the most important regions for supply chains around the world. This event is the first of a series where the future of Supply Chain in Asia is debated, transformed and improved. If you want to learn from real examples, interact with like minded senior executives and expand your network – this is the event for you!
Organized by Alcott Global as an online webinar.
For more info and to register:  makersmovers.com

9 – 10 / 16 – 17 December, 2020
The Scrum Master Certification preparation sessions is applicable and customizable to different situations through expert guidance by agile specialist. The class will involve Q&A sessions where relevance of issues discussed will be clarified and applicability to different situations explained. At the end of the course, participants will have access to the facilitator for follow up guidance on how to deal with problems faced. The Online Scrum Master Certification preparatory session will be on 9 – 10 & 16 – 17 December 2020 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. This course currently boast a 100% passing rate.  All MDBC members get a 10% rebate for this session.
Organized by Sharma Management International as an online course.
For more info and to register: scrummalaysia.com/index.php/online-instructor-lead-scrum-master-certification

CYDES 2021
1 – 3 June, 2021
The world’s first integrated cyber defense, cyber security & emerging technology event for the global community.  CYDES is a national event and showcase of expertise, solutions, and technologies for government officials, corporate organisations, experts, and professionals who specialize in cyber security, with one common objective; to protect the nation’s critical national information infrastructure (CNII).  CYDES 2021 will be the first ever show in the country to showcase advanced solutions and technologies.
Organized by Alpine Integrated Solution in Malaysia
For more info and to register:  cydes.my