Event Details

AMCHAM is delighted to announce that Y.B. Dato' Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Senior Minister, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia, H.E. Brian McFeeters, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia and Y.A.B. Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang will be joining us this year to deliver keynote addresses in their traditional conversation in the middle of the program.


As Malaysia remains a key destination for high-value manufacturing and global services, can Malaysia set a stronger ecosystem by building a resilient and sustainable supply chain in the emerging global ecosystem and how?


Join AMCHAM at our annual Penang Dialogue and hear great insights from the APEC and U.S leaders on Thursday, 8 September 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang.


The Penang Dialogue is the Chamber's annual signature program that brings together AMCHAM members with key stakeholders from industry, local government, thought leaders and academia to discuss core themes related to doing business in Malaysia, emphasizing Malaysia's role in the global value chain.


Tiered Corporate Members 2022

If you are a Platinum or Gold tiered member, please contact Yvonne Miranda at yvonne@amcham.com.my to claim your complimentary ticket (1 ticket per company).


For information about Sponsorship Opportunities for this event, please contact Ms Yvonne Miranda at yvonne@amcham.com.my.


EVENT DETAILS

Date: Thursday, 8 September 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. onwards)

Venue: Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

Agenda

8:30 AM - 9 AM
Registration Starts
9 AM - 9:05 AM
Welcome remarks by AMCHAM
9:05 AM - 9:20 AM
Keynote address by Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Presentation 1: The Transition: Global Value Chains
Malaysia remains as a key destination for FDI much of which is attracted to the strong ecosystem that has been built over 50 years.The presentation explores how global value chains are chang...
Malaysia remains as a key destination for FDI much of which is attracted to the strong ecosystem that has been built over 50 years.

The presentation explores how global value chains are changing and while they have played an important part in boosting trade and growth there are emerging factors including new technologies and trade policy that are reshaping global value chains. Where is Malaysia?

Speaker:
Bo Huang
Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, Singapore
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9:50 AM - 10 AM
Break
10 AM - 11:15 AM
Panel Discussion 1: Around the World Again, and Again - Reimagine the Future of Global Trade
Trade has a larger role to play in a new world order as new trade patterns may emerge and expectations on a more inclusive trading system. This panel discussion highlights the economic recov...
Trade has a larger role to play in a new world order as new trade patterns may emerge and expectations on a more inclusive trading system. This panel discussion highlights the economic recovery, trends, opportunities and challenges in various sectors. Also will discuss how the whole system connects to global trade, alignment with the emerging trade agendas and what technologies can impact and improve supply chain efficiency and transparency.

Panelists:
Bo Huang, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, Singapore
Nantha Kumar, Director International Trade Policy, Intel Malaysia
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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Panel Discussion 2: Enabling Tomorrow’s Infrastructure
The global supply chain has been challenged throughout the pandemic and the supply chain infrastructure will continue to face uncertainties, including in technology-related investments, and ...
The global supply chain has been challenged throughout the pandemic and the supply chain infrastructure will continue to face uncertainties, including in technology-related investments, and “reshoring” and “near-shoring'' activities.

This panel will discuss connectivity in the supply chain management the role and usage of date that connects manufacturing, services, goods and talents into a dynamic global highway and the role of Cybersecurity in critical infrastructure protection and how it can protect a country’s competitiveness
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12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 PM - 2 PM
Luncheon Dialogue: Emerging Green Achieving Sustainable Manufacturing through ESG lenses
How is Penang State policies and initiatives helping and supporting companies on their journey through ESG. more sustainable destination for FDI.Moderator: Siobhan Das, AMCHAMPanelists:YAB...
How is Penang State policies and initiatives helping and supporting companies on their journey through ESG. more sustainable destination for FDI.

Moderator: Siobhan Das, AMCHAM

Panelists:
YAB Chow Kon Yeow, CM Penang
HE Brian, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia
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2 PM - 3:15 PM
Panel discussion 3: Developing Tomorrow’s Talent for a Sustainable SME Ecosystem
SMEs have potential to create sustainable impact in the global supply chain ecosystem.The discussion will cover the challenges and concerns of SMEs as they plug into global supply chains dom...
SMEs have potential to create sustainable impact in the global supply chain ecosystem.The discussion will cover the challenges and concerns of SMEs as they plug into global supply chains domestically and internationally, how MNCs can support the journey and aspirations for SMEs and will the SMEs continue to bedrock the global trade.
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3:15 PM - 3:20 PM
Closing Remarks & Networking

Speakers

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    Nantha Kumar Govindasamy

    Director - International Trade Policy (APAC) of Intel Microelectronics (M) Sdn Bhd

  • Bo Huang (Expert Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company)

    Bo Huang

    Expert Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company

    Bo Huang is an expert associate partner based out of the Singapore office. He leads McKinsey’s Semiconductor and Electronics Industry Practice in Southeast Asia.

    Bo has served multiple semiconductor and advanced industry clients on 5 main topics:
    1. Integration operation synergy due diligence
    2. Manufacturing cost optimization (labour productivity, shop floor automation, material consumption and procurement, subcontractor strategy, maintenance and spare parts, yield, supply chain, line efficiency)
    3. Organization efficiency and footprint remapping
    4. Quality management system
    5. Industry 4.0 transformation

    His clients span geographies including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Taiwan, China, Japan, Austria, and USA. More recently, Bo has developed McKinsey’s latest thinking on US-China trade tension and implication to technology sectors including artificial intelligence, 5G and semiconductors.

    Bo has developed scenarios and strategic implications in terms of supply chain, technology roadmap, customer engagement model, and technology partnership model. In addition to semiconductor and electronics industry, Bo has also served clients from multiple sectors, including energy, medical devices, and industrial equipment.

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Tickets

Member
Member Price RM 300
Member Company
Standard Price RM 350
Non-Member
Standard Price RM 500

Venue

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200
George Town, Penang, Malaysia

If you have any questions please contact Nanee Muniandy

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