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Xon
02-07-2010, 11:51 AM
Fourth Malaysian Student Leaders Summit (MSLS 2010)
Our Malaysia, Charting the Way Forward

This summit, now in its fourth year, will serve as an avenue for intellectual and productive dialogue between Malaysian student leaders and prominent national figures from myriad fields. Through MSLS, it is hoped that participants will develop a better understanding of the issues facing our nation, and hence be better prepared to undertake the unique challenges that lie ahead in charting the way forward for Malaysia.

With new challenges and issues facing the nation every day, it is time that the youth had their say. What of the New Economic Model? What of corruption? What of the marginalized in society? These are but a few questions that will be debated during the MSLS. And these are questions that will be debate over and over again throughout the years. The answers may be non-existent, and indeed we may leave the summit with more questions than answers. But the very discussion of these issues brings it to the forefront of public debate, and enlightenment leads to advancement of our society as a whole. We must come together, and we must let our opinions be known.

After all, this is our Malaysia. We want to be a part of its development. We want our voices and aspirations to be heard. We want to chart the way forward. And we will.


Four types of presentation methods would be adopted during the summit: Forums, Presentations, Speeches and Group Discussions. Most sessions will be followed by a Q&A session.

Proposed Sessions and Speakers:

DAY ONE – 31st July 2010
Royal Officiating Address:
‘The Role of Youth in Malaysian Society’
• Yang Maha Mulia Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, Sultanah Johor Darul Takzim

The Responsibility of the Media towards Nation Building:
‘The Tri-lemma of Quality, Ethics and Independence ’
• Datuk Ahirudin Attan, Blogger, Editor of The Malay Mail and President of the National Press Club
• Datuk Johan Jaffaar, Chairman of Media Prima Berhad
• Steven Gan, Editor-in-Chief of Malaysiakini
• Editor of Malaysian Insider

The NEM and the 10th Malaysia Plan:
‘Economic Transformation and its Implications for Today’s Generation
• Prof. Dr. Danny Quah, Council Member of the NEAC
• Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcob, Minister in Prime Minister’s Department
• YB Tony Pua, Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara
• Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Economist and UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development

Business in ASEAN and Beyond:
‘Raising the Benchmark for National Performance’
• Dato Sri’ Jamaludin Ibrahim, Managing Director of Axiata Berhad
• Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Group Chief Executive of CIMB Group
• Ruth Yeoh, Director of Investments YTL Berhad
• Ganesh Kumar, CEO of MOL Berhad

National Security:
Keynote Address: ‘The Stability of the State: Crime in Malaysia and the Role of the Police’
• Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Minister of Home Affairs

DAY TWO – 1st August 2010
Young Talents:
‘Reaching for the Unconventional Dream’
• Datuk Nicol Ann David, National Squash Player
• Ahmad Idzham Omar, Executive Director of 8TV
• Jason Lo, Singer and Entrepreneur

Malaysian Politics:
‘Local Government Elections: Would a Third Vote Increase Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency?’
• Dato’ Chor Chee Heung, Minister of Housing and Local Government
• Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim, Menteri Besar Selangor
• Tan Sri Abdul Aziz, Chairman of the Election Commission

Malaysian Politics:
‘The Malaysian Political Mindset: Will Politics of Ideology Trump That of Race?’
• Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz, Minister in the Prime Minister Department
• YB Azmin Ali, PKR Vice-President and MP for Gombak
• YB Dato’ Ibrahim Ali, MP for Pasir Mas (IND)

Youth:
‘Lowering Voting Age: Empowering Youth, Enlarging Electorates, Aspring Politics’
• Faisal Abdul Aziz, Former PKPIM head,
• YTM Zainal Abidin Tuanku Muhriz, IDEAS
• YB Datuk Razali Ibrahim

Closing Address:
‘1Malaysia: People First, Performance Now: The Creation of a Holistic Malaysia
• YAB Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia

Registration will open isoon.To register, please visit http://msls.ukeconline.com/ and complete the form. You will receive a notification upon receipt of your registration form.
The event is free of charge and places are limited.
Please check the website/ Facebook for more updates

For more information, please contact us at msls@<hidden>

vaduz
15-07-2010, 03:52 PM
Hello. =)

I am wondering if anybody can shed some light for me here. What is this event about?