Auditorium ( Level 1 )
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Malaysia Room ( Level 2 )
Indonesia Room ( Level 2 )
Vietnam Room ( Level 2 )
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Thursday - 31 October 2019

Welcoming Remarks:
The Future of Entrepreneurship

E-Nation Symposium 2019 was successfully launched this evening by YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof from the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development. MaGIC’s CEO, Dzuleira Abu Bakar delivered her welcoming remarks on the Future of Entrepreneurship, while the co-founder of Fashion Valet and Duck Group, Vivy Yusof delivered a keynote on Empowering Fashionpreneurs of Tomorrow. The officiating ceremony marked the commencement of the 4-day symposium that will end this Saturday, filled with various keynotes, workshops, forums, career fair, esports tournament and many more.
Keynote 02 : Shifting the Paradigm of Future Thinking
Tristan Ace from British Council delivered his keynote entitled 'Shifting The Paradigm of Future Thinking', opening day 1 of the E-Nation Symposium 2019. Tristan in his speech introduced a framework that asks the audience to reflect on how to better build an entrepreneurial nation effectively in Malaysia.
Keynote 02 : Shifting the Paradigm of Future Thinking
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Panel Discussion 01 : Driving the Future of Entrepreneurship is going on right now with Dzuleira Abu Bakar (MaGIC), Norhizam Abdul Kadir (MDEC), Philip Rao (Ernst & Young Malaysia), Olivier Legrand (LinkedIn Asia Pacific), and Dato’ KK Chua (Armani Media) as the panelists, moderated by Tristan Ace (British Council). The discussion goes about the challenges faced by the general public in cultivating the right entrepreneurial mindset for the young generation. Panelists and the audiences too exchanged questions and solutions on how they propose for these challenges to be solved.
Impact Storytelling 01 : SHE helps me feels better
"Make innovation. If you cannot make, accept innovation and be a part of it. Dr Poonchai Chitanuntavitaya (Founder of SHE) through his enterprise, not only provide employment in Thailand but his effort also resulted in corporates that purchase products or services from social enterprise receiving a tax break since May 2019.
Impact Storytelling 02 : Oh, I see
Mr Stevens Chan Kum Fai (Founder of Dialogue in The Dark) graced the stage during Impact Storytelling 2: Oh, I See. He has inspired the audience today by showing even the disabled can be inspired and empowered to be social entrepreneurs. Being blind certainly does not stop this cheerful spirit from being the agent in making social change for the community.
Impact Storytelling 03 : Why our stories aren’t really our own
Juvita Tatan Tan, Founder of Tuyang Initiative during Impact Storytelling 03 : Why Our Stories Aren’t Really Our Own. Tuyang Initiative is 1 of the 7 accredited SEs in Malaysia and they work with Dayak communities to ensure promotion of cultural heritage talents, products & services.
Impact Storytelling 04 : The Power of Storytelling
Fiza Mohamed Zin, co-founder of Invigorate International was at Impact Storytelling 4: The Power of Storytelling. She shared about the struggle in educating the industry to reimburse the speakers (called as heroes) every time they're invited to share their experiences and success stories. Throughout this initiative, the heroes are now more appreciated, acknowledged and even invited as panelists.
Chat Session 02 : Why Being A Responsible Business Provides that Extra Edge
Thomas Ng, CEO of Genashtim Sdn Bhd explained how companies can obtain B Corps certification in Chat Session 02 : Why Being A Responsible Business Provides that Extra Edge. With real cases example, Thomas shared some stories on businesses that faced backlash and boycott due to a certain non-compliance in their business operations and how getting a B Corp certification can help businesses to avoid this problem