From 9 to 10 December 2020, the Marine Technology Center, School of Civil Engineering and School of Education, Malaysia has  co-hosted the International Webinar on Marine Environment: Facilitating Marine Environmental Awareness through Research and Education.

This webinar is part of activities conducted under an Erasmus project, Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (MARE) , which is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union with partners from Germany, Malaysia, Estonia, Italy, and Vietnam.

Dr. Le Thi Kim Thoa, from Department of marine resources management, Ho Chi Minh city University of Natural resources and Environment, Vietnam has delivered  the Keynote on sharing overall MARE implementation in Vietnam.

Date: 9th  December 2020 (Wednesday)
Link Facebook Live:
Opening Remark: Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohammed Rafiq Bin Abdul Kadir
Keynote Lecture 1: Introduction to ERASMUS+ Project: MARE- Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (Dr. Anton Shkaruba, Estonian University of Life Sciences)
Keynote Lecture 2: Marine Environmental Policy in Malaysia (Ms. Cheryl Rita Kaur, MIMA)
Keynote Lecture 3: Marine Environmental Enforcement in Malaysia (Mr. Fairoz b. Rozali, MARDEP)
Keynote Lecture 4: Water Quality Management in Malaysia (Puan Norlin binti Jaafar, DoE)
Online Forum – Environmental Awareness Program in Higher Education
Objective:  To collect feedback and suggestion from the panels about the environmental related content in the courses under MARE Project

Date: 10th  December 2020 (Thursday)
Link Facebook Live:
Keynote Lecture 5:
 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and It’s Future in Indonesia (Prof. Jaswar Koto, Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau)
Keynote Lecture 6:  Implementation of MARE in Vietnam (Dr. Le Thi Kim Thoa, Ho Chi Minh City University of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam)
Presentation from UTM, UTP and UMT researchers about marine environmental research project and academic activities.