The Internet of Things Forum: Turn Disruption into Opportunities on 5th March 2019

Internet of Things (IOT)

Introduction:
In response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the Industry4WRD: National Policy on Industry 4.0 was launched on 31 October 2018 to drive digital transformation of the manufacturing and related services sectors in Malaysia By Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad at the MITI Tower.

We strongly believe Industry4WRD will enable re-thinking business processes, introducing new technologies and data-driven services and digitizing essential functions of today’s economy needs.

The Center of Excellence for Industry Revolution 4.0 (CEFIR4.0) formed by a group of pioneer Industry 4.0 focus group where the brightest minds come together. As part of Industrial Transformation we collaborate with training providers and educational institutions to offer education and training programs that will enable SMEs to fill the technology and knowledge gaps. CEFIR4.0 is patronized by Chamber of Digital Entrepreneurs Development, Malaysia.

This event is jointly organized by the Chamber of Digital Entrepreneurs Development, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) and SMV Events which are fully committed to support the ’The National Policy on Industry 4.0 – 4RWD” as per vision of our beloved Prime Minister.

The objectives:
The event connects technology solution providers, enablers, end-users and potential IoT technology adopters from online to offline. The major idea is to share how to upgrade business using the IoT.

Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact it has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

The Topics covered:
Smart building & facilities management, building the connected supply chain, intelligent city and transport management, smart grid data management and analytics, asset monitoring and management, delivering smart connected new products, smart cities, blockchain, artificial intelligence, transportation, cyber security, big data and more.

The expected attendees:
Including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Developers & Start-Up’s, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VCs and many more. Conference 500 pax and for the exhibition up to 2000 visitors.

The speakers:
Various sector from Government Agencies are expected : MIMOS, MIGHT, SIRIM, MCMC – mtsfb.
Private sectors from Petronas, Axiata, Intel, IBM, Microsoft and many more expected.

The exhibitors:
The Expo will showcase the most cutting edge technologies and provide insight real-life experiences in IoT usage and application. Exhibitors are the forefront of creating collaboration and knowledge sharing opportunities for professionals in the Internet of Things value chain.

CEFIR4.0 is here to shape the Malaysian IoT sector and enabling companies & organizations to both identify new growth drivers and re-invent their business models by incorporating IoT.

This is a FREE event at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation Jalan Teknologi 5, Taman Teknologi Malaysia, 57000 K.Lumpur.  For more info: www.iottechasia.com

About Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and has maintained this Excellent rating in the SETARA 2013 Ratings and the latest SETARA 2017 Rating. Under the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2017 Ratings, APU was awarded 5-Stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings – Teaching, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating is an international rating system that measures achievements and qualities of universities worldwide.  In addition, in 2017, APU was also announced as one of Malaysia’s Premier Digital Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and ensuring highly-skilled graduates continue to flourish and fill future digital job demands locally and globally.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers. With an international student community of more than 11,000 students from more than 110 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programmes, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

APU’s achievements bear testimony to our commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and commercialization. APU (via APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status. Through our network of APIIT Education Group branch campuses established in Sri Lanka and India, APU also reaches out to young aspiring professionals in these countries, providing them with a unique opportunity of experiencing international best practices in higher education using curricula, processes, resources and systems which have been developed in Malaysia. APU’s academic programmes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited or provisionally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
http://www.apu.edu.my/

IMPORTANT NOTES:
1. Parking : Please park at the open parking space (RM 5.30 per day)  provided Technology Park Malaysia opposite APU ( To avoid clamping or Fine).
2. APU Cafe is following Cashless Policy. Prepaid Meal card can be purchase (RM11.00) at the University and can be top up base on your needs. The balance amount of the card is refundable upon returning it to APU.