Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Northeast Malaysia Forum

I blogged about Northeast Malaysia Forum here and here .

The website for Northeast Malaysia Forum has been launched. To access it, go to here .

The full speaker schedule as of now is:-
Northeast Malaysia Forum 2008
Date: March 29-30, 2008
Theme: Changing Freedoms in Malaysia
Venue: Boston, MA

Confirmed Speakers/Teleconferencees:

Invited Speakers:

Zainah Anwar, Executive Director and founder, Sisters in Islam (SIS)
Azly Rahman, Doctorate in International Education Development at Columbia University
Meredith Weiss, Research Fellow, East-West Center Washington DC

Malik Imtiaz, human rights lawyer
Steven Gan, editor-in-chief,
Mark Chang, CEO Jobstreet
Jeff Ooi, blogger
Colin Nicholas, Coordinator, Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC)
Tentative Agenda:

All times Boston (EST).

Saturday 29th March - Day 1

8.00 a.m. Registration
8.30 a.m. Opening Speech and Welcome
9.00 a.m. Teleconference Sessions
1.30 p.m. Lunch
2.30 p.m. Invited Speakers
5.30 p.m. Break for dinner
7.00 p.m. Reception/Mixer (semi-formal attire)

Sunday 30th March - Day 2

8.00 a.m. Breakfast
8.30 a.m. Workshops and Discussion
11.00 a.m. Presentation of Proposals
12.00 p.m. Departure

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