MIRC KL SME ICT Conference 2008

MCA ICT Resource Center is organizing their SME ICT conference to encourage SME to leverage on ICT for their business. Below are some details about this event.
Date: 9th December
Venue: Legend Hotel, KL
08.30am                Registration
09.00am                Welcoming Address
                              By Andrew Wong, Chief Executive Officer of MCA ICT Resource Centre (MIRC)
09.10am                Opening Address
                              By YB Dato’ Kong Cho Ha, Deputy Minister of Finance
09.30am                Feature Presentation: Marketing
                              By Yellow Pages
10.00am                Tea Break
10.30am                Feature Presentation: Innovation
                              By Cisco (Proposed)
11.00am                Globalization: Challenges in the Current World Economy
                             (Proposed Stephen Chia [TeAM], Mr. Chua Tiam Wee [SMI Association] & Miss
                             Amita Krishna [KrisTEL])
                             How to globalize your business?
                             The implication of globalization on SME businesses
                             Case Study: Success Stories
12.00pm               Growing Business, Enhancing Values
                            (Proposed Mr. Roslan [MDeC], Mr. Shahazman [Technology Park Malaysia] &
                             Mr. Annuar Saffar [Kulim Hi-Tech Park])
                             Knowledge-based economy: Opportunities & Challenges
                             Develop knowledge-based workforce to meet the market demand
                            What are arenas to move in when there is a down turn?
01.00pm               Lunch

02.00pm              Thinking Outside the Box
                            (Proposed David Lo [Warinia])
                           Creative and Innovative Thinking
                           Ideas Generation
                           Transforming ideas to business
03.00pm             How to market your products/ services online effectively?
                           (Proposed Carol Fung / Chris Chan [Chiica Consultations], Trademal.com &
                           Kenneth Tai [CEC])
                           eBay & Paypal
                          Effective marketing techniques for your online marketing
                          Online Branding
03.45pm            Tea Break
04.00pm            Schemes for Funding and Financing
                          Cradle Pre-Seed Fund for Technopreneurs (Mr. Johan Nasir, Cradle Fund)
                          Government Grants Incentives for SMEs (SMIDEC)
                          Credit Facilities for Companies without Track Record (CGC)
                          Soft Loans for SMEs (Mr. Leong Kin Chong, MIDF)
05.00pm            Technopreneur Venture Management Fund (TVM)
                          (William Du [MIRC Ingenious Capital Partners])
                         What is TVM?
                         How to apply for TVM?
05.30pm            Economy Meltdown: What can Malaysia expect?
                         (Proposed Cik Nor Zahidi Alias [Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad])
                         Current Economic Development
                         How to move forward in this uncertain time?


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