UTMTEC Entrepreneurial and Innovative Cafe

Written by Ahamad Zaidi Bahari on . Posted in News & Event Hits: 1867

Dear All Students and Staff,

You are cordially invited to attend UTMTEC Entrepreneurial and Innovative Cafe with our speaker Dr Lau Cher Han (PhD in IT from QUT, Australia) and Mr Lim Feng (founder of Startup Johor) who will talk on Career Path of Entrepreneurial Engineering & Different culture and life-style between working in a corporate and running a startup. We will also have Dr. Farhan Mohamed from Faculty of Computer, UTM, who will brief on Iconapps Program.

The details of the event will be as follows:

Date: 6th November 2014 (Thursday)
Venue: Dewan Al-Razi, FBME, T02, UTM Johor Bahru.
Time: 0900 am - 1230 pm
(*Registration starts at 0830am)

Program tentative:

TIMEPROGRAMSPEAKERS
0830-0900 Registration  
0900-0930 Opening Remarks by UTMTEC's Director Assoc. Prof Dr Kamariah Ismail
0930-1030 Experience sharing and Career path of Entrepreneurial Engineering after graduation Dr Lau Cher Han
1030-1130 Experience sharing: Different culture and life-style between working in a corporate and running a startup Mr. Lim Feng
1130-1230 ICONApps: Start thinking of an idea NOW!!! Dr. Farhan Mohamed

Speakers Background:

  1. Dr Lau Cher Han, PhD in IT from QUT, Australia.
    - A consultant and CTO of Co-operating.com
    - Senior member of QUT Mobile Innovation Lab that delivers application training and develop apps.
    - Build web and mobile apps using various full stack technology.
    - During his PhD, he developed a new detection system using machine learning and text mining for FairFax Digital (Australia).
  2. Mr Lim Feng, Founder of Startup Johor, a startup community that connects tech-entrepreneurs in Johor.
    - Started off his career as an accountant after graduating from ACCA in Singapore.
    - March 2014, getting involved in the tech-startup scene in Malaysia.
    - Actively organises hackathon, community meet-up, trainings, and startup events across KL-JB.

Synopsis on Iconapps Program:

Do you have programming background?
Would you like to have your mobile app idea being developed and marketed?
Would you like to be a Mobile App Developer? ICONApps for Windows Platform, in partnership with Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDeC) and Microsoft (M) Sdn Bhd, is here to realize your app idea into a full fledge mobile app. Be a Windows Platform Mobile App Developer! Attend and listen to what we have to offer you. Learn more about how the ICONApps is able to provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and tools to produce your mobile app idea.

For more details, please click here: http://eepurl.com/4JxXH

Synopsis on Startup Weekend Johor Bahru:

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.

Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

This will be the 1st ever startup weekend in JB. The winners will be incubated in JB and qualifies for Global Startup Battle. Join us and come with your big idea that can complete at the global level!

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