Wednesday, August 23, 2006

MIRC brings you the first KL TechNite!

What is TechNite?
MIRC, supported by iTrain is organizing the first ever KL TechNite which is the local chapter of the informal monthly networking session between entrepreneurs, representatives from the local industries, the ICT industry, the SME industry and Government agencies.

The Tech Nite was first conceived in Penang as an informal networking session between local industries in Penang and the ICT industry.

Why KL TechNite?
In line with MIRC's objective to provide a range of programs that will bridge the digital divide.
Where & when will KL TechNite be held?The first KL TechNite will be held at Starbucks Bangsar Village on 25th August 2006, Friday from 8.00pm-10.00pm. More information on the subsequent gatherings will be given closer to event date.

How much do I have to pay?
A big thank you to MIRC Incubator & iTrain who will be sponsoring the first 50 registrations, so register now!
For those who do not register:
Entrance fee is RM15.00 which includes:

~A complimentary Tall size beverage at Starbucks Starbucks Coffee Bangsar Village
~Complimentary 1st hour parking at Bangsar Village Shopping Centre
~Contribution towards HOPE Worldwide Event

Venue: Starbucks Bangsar Village, No 1, Jalan Telawi Bangsar
Date: 25th August 2006, Friday
Time: 8.00pm - 10.00pm (Registration starts at 7.30pm)
Fee: FREE for the first 50 registrations! Subsequent registrations will be charged RM15.00/pax

How to register?E-mail to or call 03-7957 7321.
Remember, the first 50 registrations will enjoy this session for FREE so register now!!

Friday, August 18, 2006

MiRC ICT SME Global Forum

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MDV-TeAM Clinic & Dialogue Session

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), in collaboration with the Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM), will be organising the inaugural in 2006 on Thursday 24th August 2006.

The Clinic is designed to provide One-on-One, practical advices to technology entrepreneurs (Technopreneurs) delivered over 20-minute sessions. It is targeted to meet the needs of Technopreneurs in dealing with day-to-day issues to assist in their respective business ventures by providing them with timely, relevant and value-added information and suggestions.

All in all, this service will greatly help Technopreneurs by:

Providing a source of general advice and assistance in solving immediate issues;
Access to professionals from MDV to answer all your financing questions;
Talking through basic business questions with experienced professionals
Providing an opportunity for networking.

Details of the event are as follow:

Date : 24th August 2006 (Thursday)
Time : 4.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Venue : MDV, Level 5
Menara Bank Pembangunan
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Fee : By Invitation to Malaysia Debt Ventures
(MDV) clients, TeAM Members and Fellow Technopreneurs

For non TeAM members, subscription fee of RM100.00 is applicable, payable to TeAM, for annual TeAM membership signup on day of event. TeAM Membership entitles you to participate in other TeAM activities and subsequent TeAM Clinics.

Due to limited sessions for the Clinic, we kindly invite you to register by contacting TeAM’s Secretariat, Eliza Elias via email at or fax to 03-2712 9499 to obtain the registration form together with the Pre-Qualification questionnaire.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Forum: Women in the Workplace

BalaiRakyat ( and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation will be organizing a forum titled Women in the Workplace; the second in the series of suggested forums.

The role of women in society, Her reality at Home, work and Society. What is the democratic female?

Details of the forum are as below:

Date : 19th August 2006
Time : 2.30-5.30
Venue : Armada Hotel, Lorong Utara C, Seksyen 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya
(opposite Asia Jaya LRT station)
Speakers : Carol Chew ( chairperson of Beliawanis, MCA)
Elizabeth Wong (lawyer and committee member of SUARAM)
Objective : To empower women to actualize their life choices
Who should attend: Working professionals, NGOs, concerned members of the public.
Contact and RSVP:

Admission is free, but RSVP is needed as places are limited

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Cradle Investment Programme Community Workshop, Sabah

Successful entrepreneurship begins with an idea - an idea that is the union of desires, assets and available opportunities. Sometimes they just need a little help turning their idea into reality. Apply for the Cradle Investment Programme RM 50,000 Grant and Utilize Available Resources ; Learn how to apply for the Cradle Investment Programme and look for tips and suggestions in submitting a winning application by attending the Cradle Community Partner Workshop.

The team will be there to answer all your questions and help guide you through the processes involved.

Details of the workshop:
Date: 22nd of July 2006 (Saturday)
Time: 3.00 pm - 6.30 pm (Registration at 2.30 pm)
Venue: Function Hall 2,3,4, The Pacific Sutera, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Attire: Smart Casual

Fee: FREE (Subsidized by Cradle Investment Programme)

Seats are limited, kindly R.S.V.P by 19th of July 2006 (Wednesday) by email to "events at"

Kindly, state your name, e-mail address and contact number.

Book early to reserve yourself a seat!!!

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

TeAM’s Bioinformatics Forum

Date : 31st July 2006 (Monday)
Time : 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Venue : Main Hall, Level 6,
Menara Bank Pembangunan
Jalan Sultan Ismail
Kuala Lumpur

Please note however, that the venue is still tentative.

TeAM is targeting around 100 – 150 participants for this forum.

Currently they have about 70 participants (from universities).
There will be no charge for this event.
For more info, do contact Eliza at 016–362 three four three four.

British Council Cafe Scientifique Series

Eminent British scientists share their findings in simple, easy to understand ways and take questions from members of the public in the British Council’s Café Scientifique series. Catch these interesting one-hour talks in September:

4 September
Prof Alan Harvey, Director of the Strathclyde Institute for Drug Research, University of Strathclyde, talks about how medical researchers are “Turning toxins into medicine”.

12 September
Dr David Gibson, Head of the Parasitic Worms division of the British Natural Museum and the world's foremost authority on the worms in fish guts, talks about the creepy crawlies in “Parasitic worms: foes or friends?”

18 September
Sir Ghillean Prance, former Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and now Scientific Director of the Eden Project, explains why mankind is at risk in his talk “Biology shows that climate change is real”.

Entrance is free but seats are limited. For times, venues and registration details, visit

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

MSC Malaysia IP Advisory Services

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

SPIN MSC Members Day

SPIN MSC Members Day is on 25th May For those who have not registered we have requested for additional seats so we could accommodate more members. In addition, there will a key note speaker presentation exclusively for our SPIN Members. Mr. JC Shekar of UL International will be presenting a key note address on IT Outsourcing Industry: Challenges & Opportunities.

Synopsis:The presentation will start with an overview of the emerging trends in business with focus on the IT industry. On a more specific level the presentation will cover the challenges and opportunities in the IT Outsourcing Industry and what organisations are doing to meet these challenges. It will also address the role of standards in addressing these challenges and how the IT industry can benefit from these standards.

All MSC status companies are welcome to be members of the SPIN MSC. Membership is FREE and there are no limits to number of members participating from each organisation. So don’t miss this opportunity to learn more how SPIN MSC can help you in your journey to software quality improvement as well as network with other IT practitioners. We will be giving away Best Practices Books, CMMI Wall Charts and many more. Be the first to learn how you can apply for the Software Process Improvement (SPI) and Quality Excellence for Software & Technology SMEs (QuESTS) Funding Incentive Programme during the event.

To register please email Ms. Nazrina Khurshid ( or call 03-8315 3255 to confirm your attendance. We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, April 28, 2006

MSC Animation Pitch 2006

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

MDeC Intellectual Property Series

Friday, April 14, 2006

TeAM Dialogue with Dato Sri Dr. Jamaluddin Jarjis on the 9MP

Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) will be holding a 9th Malaysia Plan dialogue for technopreneurs at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 19th April at the Islamic Arts Museum, Kuala Lumpur. The Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Dato’ Sri Dr. Jamaluddin Jarjis, will be delivering the keynote address at the event.

For more information and registration form, please download at

Thursday, April 13, 2006

The Microsoft ISV Summit

Where Your Questions Will Be Answered
Ever wondered how you could reach more customers and infiltrate new markets around the region?
Or how to leverage on the press and media to reach out to a bigger audience?
Or how you can sustain innovative product developments?
Or how to tackle new business opportunities through the use of the new Office 2007 and Windows Vista?
Or how you can benefit from the Microsoft Partner Program?

That is why we would like to invite you to join us and other independent software vendors at the Microsoft ISV Summit 2006.

We have invited some of top people in their field to share the secrets of achieving the above, speakers from Malaysia as well as speakers flying in from London and Seattle just for you.

Here, everything you have always wanted to know will be revealed, and all your questions will be answered.

Click here for full details

Date: 25 April 2006 , Tuesday
Venue: Ballroom 1 & 2, Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Time: 8.30 am - 5.30 pm

Register Early! Every 10th person to arrive on the day of the Summit (before 9.00 am) will receive 2 exclusive passes to the movie The Da Vinci Code, to be shown at GSC.

For more information, or to register for the Microsoft ISV Summit 2006, please call Venice at 03-7782 9692 or log on to

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

MMU Entrepreneurship Week 2006

MMU Entrepreneurship Week 2006 which is organized by MMU students to provide intensive know-how and disseminate crucial information that will help MMU students to ponder and heed direction towards entrepreneurial undertakings. Objectives of the event is to promote excellence of MMU to students, cultivate & recognize entrepreneurship in the students as well as expose them to opportunities available to them such as funding etc.

Event details are as follows;
Date: 18 & 19 April 2006 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Venue: Multi Purpose Hall, Multimedia University (Cyberjaya Campus)
All are invited to come

Friday, February 10, 2006

TeAM AGM and MDC CEO Dialogue

Just a quick note to let you know that as an added bonus to this year's TeAM Annual Members Dialogue, the recently appointed Chief Executive of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC), En. Badlisham Ghazali, has agreed to give a presentation and to participate in an open dialogue with TeAM members.

This year's TeAM Annual Members Dialogue will be held on 20th February, 7.30 pm at Shah's Resort Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

We do encourage all TeAM members to attend TeAM's annual informal dialogue session (which will be held immediately after the conclusion of TeAM's AGM) as this will be an excellent opportunity for you to interact with the members of the TeAM Council.

Moreover, the participation of MDC's CEO, En. Badlisham Ghazali, at this year's Annual Members Dialogue represents a rare and valuable opportunity to hear how the new CEO's future plans and ideas for MDC are going to impact Malaysian Technopreneurs.

Should TeAM members wish to attend the Annual Members Dialogue, we do ask them to register their interest in attending the event via email with TeAM's Executive Secretary, Mr. Jayandh Owen, at

Paid members and non-members who are interested in attending this event are requested to kindly register their interest at the same email address. A nominal fee will be charged to non-members. As technology entrepreneurs, this would be a good opportunity for you to network and meet others for growing your business and join TeAM.

We look forward to welcoming you. Should you have any queries about the upcoming Annual Members Dialogue, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Mr. Owen at the above email address.

Best regards
TeAM Secretariat
Technopreneurs Association Malaysia - Visit Us At

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Invitation Fuji Xerox Docuworld 2006

Fuji Xerox cordially invites you to empower innovative thinking and gain a competitive edge over the competition.

Emancipation of knowledge empowers great minds to think beyond, to take that first leap while others follow. For 40 years Fuji Xerox has been empowering innovative thinkers to take the lead in the k-economy.

Come join the industry innovators and be inspired with new insights and perspectives, as we move ahead into another decade of excellence.

Date: February 15 & 16, 2006
Time: 9.00am to 6.00 pm
Venue: Grand Mahkota Ballroom, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur

For more information, please call 03 7957 9988 (ext 8206, Mr. Jack), fax 03 7954 9224 or email us at

Admission is Free

Friday, January 06, 2006

MDC call to submit Creative Content for International Programme

We are pleased to inform you that the Multimedia Development Corporation would like to extend an opportunity to submit your latest marketing collaterals (brochures & showreels) to be part of the Promotions for the Malaysian Creative Contents to Europe.

FILAS (the Financial Development Agency of Regione Lazio of Italy) is assisting MDC to promote Malaysian Creative products and services in Europe. Malaysian companies who are looking to expand in the growing European creative markets will definitely benefit from this exercise.

We are encouraging all Malaysian companies involved in the business of:
a) Animation,

b) TV & Broadcasting,
c) Production & Post-production,
d) Mobile Content,
e) Games,
f) e-Learning,
g) Creative Institute Education,
h) Virtual Reality & Simulation,
i) Multimedia & New Technology, and
j) Creative IT Solution

to submit their collaterals to the MSC HQ, Cyberjaya by 13th January, 2005 for us to be able to package it and sent to FILAS in Italy ASAP.

For further clarification, please email to
Thank you.

Adam Ham
Creative Multimedia Promotions
Multimedia Super Corridor - Malaysia