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Perdana Discourse Series 23

Perdana Discourse Series 23: ” The Power of Youth: Building a Better Future in the Face of Economic and Environmental Challenges” 

Date: 3rd December 2023 (Sunday)
Time: 8.30 am – 1.30 pm
Venue: Perdana Leadership Foundation, Precinct 8, Putrajaya

Programme Itinerary*:
08.30 am: Registration
09.00 am: Welcome Remarks by  Mr Mahmood Razak Bahman, Alternate Trustee, Perdana Leadership Foundation & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), PUSPAKOM Sdn Bhd
09.30 am: Keynote Address by YBhg Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Rector, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with Q&A
Token of Appreciation to Keynote Speaker
10.45 am: Break
11.15am Panel Session with Q&A*
Moderator: Dr Mohd Mursyid Arshad, Associate Professor, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Ms Norhayati Jantan , Senior Director, National Account Statistics Division, Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM)
Ms Nina Adlan Disney, Executive Director, LeapEd Services

12.30 pm: Token of Appreciation to Keynote Speaker, Moderator, and Panellists
Group Photo
Lunch & End of Programme
*schedule may change at organiser’s discretion

Keynote Speaker:

List of Moderator & Panellists:

To view and download PDS 23 Programme Book, please Click HERE.

Downloadable programme materials:

  1. Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli – Keynote Speech , The ‘communiversity’ – Rediscovering education for sustainability
  2. Ms Norhayati Jantan – Presentation Slides
  3. Ms Nina Adlan – Presentation Slides
  4. Mr Beh Zeng Kang – Video

Downloadable Post Event Write Up:

  1. Perdana Discourse Series 23 Post Event Write Up

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The Perdana Discourse Series is organised by Perdana Leadership Foundation and sponsored by DRB-HICOM Berhad.

About Perdana Discourse Series (PDS):
Perdana Discourse Series is a half-day event where a prominent presenter will speak on a pre-determined topic addressing its definition and tracing issues like policies, strategies, and possible models used during the tenure of the past Prime Ministers, in addition to achievements accomplished throughout each of the five premierships. Discussions and issues arising from the discourse will be duly documented and published in monograph form.
The Discourse has previously dissected topics such as National Unity, Social Re-engineering, Political Stability, Economic Development, Affirmative Action, International Relations, Education, Leadership, and Innovation.

About Perdana Leadership Foundation
The Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2003 to document, disseminate, research, and archive materials related to the past Prime Ministers of Malaysia, and nation-building. The Foundation intends to become the premier institution for the study of Malaysia’s Prime Ministers and the central resource centre for research into national stewardship as well as a platform for reflection, debate, and discussion with distinguished figures in Malaysian leadership. Our Honorary President is the fourth and seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. To date, we have digitised more than 500k materials, half of which are available for free through our website www.perdana.org.my. Membership of our Perdana Library is free, and members also get to enjoy the library’s physical facilities located in a cosy enclave in Precinct 8, Putrajaya.

About DRB-HICOM Berhad
DRB-HICOM Berhad (“DRB-HICOM”) is one of Malaysia’s leading conglomerates with core businesses in the Automotive, Services, and Property sectors. With more than 70 active companies in its stable and over 56,000 employees group-wide, DRB-HICOM’s aim is to continue adding value and propelling the nation’s development. In the Automotive sector, DRB-HICOM is involved in the manufacturing, assembly, and distribution of passenger and commercial vehicles, including the national motorcycle. In Services, DRB-HICOM is involved in various businesses, including concession and financial-related services. In Property, DRB-HICOM is involved in the development of industrial properties.

Opening & Keynote Address

Panel Session

Audience Members

Group Photos