Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Seminar on SCORE by AZAM

A seminar on "Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) : Benefits and Challenges" is being organised by AZAM in Kuching.

Date : Thursday, 17 December 2009
Venue : Four Points by Sheraton Kuching

The objectives are :-

1. to disseminate information on SCORE to various sectors of society in Sarawak.

2. to gather general feedback on expected social and economic benefits and challenges from the implementation of SCORE.


7.30 am – 8.30 am
Registration of participants

8.30 am – 8.45 am
Welcome Remarks by YBhg. Datu Ismawi bin Haji Ismuni Chairman, Communication Programme Committee, AZAM. Overview of program

8.45 am – 9.15 am
Economic Planning Unit (EPU) SCORE: Enabler to Smoothen the Transformation of Sarawak Economy by Dato' Noriyah binti Ahmad, Director General of Economic Planning Unit

9.15 am – 9.45 am
Updates on SCORE and RECODA by State Planning Unit

9.45 am – 10.15 am
The Prospects of Energy Development for SCORE by Sarawak Energy Berhad

10.15 am – 10.45 am Question-and-answer
10.45 am – 11.15 am Tea Break

11.15 am – 12.45 pm Panel Session 1: SCORE: Benefits and Challenges – Various Perspectives

11.15 am – 11.35 am
1. Strategic Human Capital Development for SCORE
by Dr. Shahren Ahmad Zaidi Adruce,Dean, Faculty of Cognitive Science and Human Development, UNIMAS

11.35 am – 12.55 pm
2. How can SCORE Benefit the Community?
by Yang Berhormat Encik Larry Sng Wei Shien,
Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department,
Assistant Minister for Social Development and Urbanisation (Youth Affairs and Training of Youth),
Assistant Minister for Industrial Development (Planning)

12.55 pm – 12.15 pm
3. Impacts of SCORE on Local Communities, Human Rights
by Dr. Mohd Hirman Ritom, Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), Sarawak

12.15 pm – 12.35 pm
4. Socio-Economic Benefits and Challenges of SCORE
by Dr.Poline Bala (Proposed), Senior Lecturer,Faculty of Social Science, UNIMAS

12.35 am – 1.00 pm Question-and-answer

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch Break
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm Panel Session 2: Title to be advised

1. (Proposed) Understanding coal power sector (SEB) - Proposed
2. (Proposed) Understanding hydro power sector (Engineers)
3. (Proposed) Hydro-power dams & the environment
by Rebecca D’Cruz, Environmentalist and Chairperson of Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Kuching Branch

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm Q & A Session

Chair and Winding up Remarks by YBhg. Datu Ismawi bin Haji Ismuni (Proposed), Chairman, AZAM Communication Programme Committee.

MNS members intrested to attend, please email mnsmiri@yahoo.com or mnskuching@gmail.com

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