MOSTI- APCTT Fourth Industrial Revolution Conference 2018 on New and emerging technologies in achieving SDGs

Co-organizer Description: 
MIMOS Berhad
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia
Event Date: 
23 Oct 2018 to 24 Oct 2018
Event Location: 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Events Description: 

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Conference 2018 on New and Emerging Technologies in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals is being organized by APCTT and MOSTI Malaysia to facilitate awareness and foster collaboration among stakeholders, including those from public and private sector, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international experts involved in Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) ecosystem. Deliberations during the conference will focus on key aspects of 4IR technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Big Data, Additive Manufacturing, Cloud Computing and Cyber Security.  The objective of the workshop is to create awareness on 4IR related technologies that could help in achieving sustainable development goals. The conference is also aimed at facilitating regional cooperation and sharing of best practices among countries in the Asia Pacific region on the innovative use of new and emerging technologies for achieving SDGs.

The Conference is expected to create better understanding on emerging of 4IR technologies, increased awareness and knowledge of key issues, major challenges, lessons learnt and leading practices in the application of 4IR technologies in addressing sustainable development challenges. The Conference is also envisaged to foster collaboration among the participants and international experts working on 4IR initiatives. The 4IR Conference is expected to attract diverse stakeholders including international experts, senior government officials, policymakers, representatives from private sector as well as industry associations, NGOs, representatives of government-linked companies (GLCs) and government-owned companies (GOCs), eminent researchers and practitioners.

A site visit to Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI’s) agencies for international participants would be organized to showcase the status of technological development related to 4IR technologies in Malaysia.

Background Note and Agenda