Project Date: 09.03.2022
Time: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop
Audience: Undergraduate students from various higher learning institution, stakeholders (governmental agencies and private sector)

 The deep seabed mining seminar was held on 09.03.2022 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. This event was an event organized by the University Malaysia of Terengganu (UMT), Coastal and Marine Geology Working Group – Institute of Geology Malaysia (IGM) with collaboration with Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM) and managed by Academy GEX as the event organizer. This event was initially proposed by Mr Abdullah Sulaiman as the chairman of the working group committee.

This event has become the annual platform for various stakeholders to share and discuss their finding related to the marine and coastal area development. The event theme focusing on the enhancing participation of developing nations in regulating deep seabed mining. This event was opened by Mr Abdul Rasid Jaapar (President of IGM) and later was officiated by Dato’ Seri Mohd Ajib Anuar (President of Malaysian Chamber of Mines).

Session speakers were comprised of various professional from academics, industry, and the policy maker. The speakers for this year including researchers from academic and research institute, government officer and industry players. Participant were comprise of representative from the governmental agencies, undergraduates and postgraduates students from higher learning institution, private companies and non-governmental organization. The closing remarks were given later by Dato’ Zakaria Mohamad| Chairman (Board of Geologist Malaysia).

Brochure Seminar Deep Seabed Mining Perspectives From The Developing Nation (

18th November 2021 Industry Engagement Dialogue

Industry Engagement Dialogue was conducted on 18th November 2021. It is an event organized by
Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Corporate Communication Department together with International, Industrial
and Institutional Partnership Unit. The main objective of the event to discuss from industry perspective
on potential workforce to succeed in the era of the 4th Industry Revolution.
The dialogue brings the expert from various industry that actively exposed in the IR 4.0 culture. The
panel involve in the dialogue were Dr. Peter Blomeyer (German Ambassor to Malaysia), Mr. Daniel
Bernbeck (CEO of Malaysia-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Prof. Ir. Dr. Azmi Hassan
(Managing Director of German-Malaysian Institute), Dr. James J. Govindasamy (General Manager of
CIBA Vision and Mr. Christoph Muller (Senior VP Operation at B.Braun Asia Pasific).
The panels have given the opinion with regards the topics based on their experiences and
implementation at their company. The transition from the conventional methods to advance
technologies slightly affected the performance of the employees. The employees need to attend
reskilling and upskilling training to improve their knowledge in that area. The changes good for future
development of country especially Malaysia due to most of the investor keen to use the latest and
update technologies such as argumented reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Clouds, Cyber Security,
The dialogue has been attended by postgraduate students and staff of UniKL. The attendees were
exposed on several investigation study made by CIBA Vision and B.Braun on successful of
implementation new style of working environment that been implemented at their company.

ATTENDEES: Approx. 100 pax.

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24th August 2021 2nd International Conference on Marine and Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) 2021

The 2nd International Conference on Marine and Advanced Technologies was conducted on 24th August
2021. It is annual event organized by Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering
Technology. It is home grown conference with the ideas to involve with the participation from local and
international researchers and inventors.
MARE was requested to participate in the conference with the special theme unfortunately the invitation
not capture the intention of others team members.
The conference was collaborating with the academia and stakeholder. It is the platform to change and
update the latest technologies involve in engineering and operations especially in maritime sector. More
then 75 papers have been presented during the event.
Organizer give an opportunity for MARE to advertise and promote the project during the parallel
session. The information has circulated for their info and further discussion.
The event was made successful through collaboration between the Research and Innovation Section,
Dean’s Office, Marketing Unit (MeSRA)

ATTENDEES: Approx. 100 pax.

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Awareness on Marine and Coastal Pollution for Environmental Sustainability

The 1-hour talk explains the various type of pollutants such as sewage, plastics and e-waste in our environment. For a more detailed explanation, the talk focus on marine debris and plastic pollution. How we as an individual can do to reduce the marine debris also be emphasized in the talk. The students also respond how long it does take debris to decompose in the environment. After the talk, students are given a group assignment in jamboard to present I’am not plastic project.

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Seminars organiased by UTP

Seminars for administrators and stakeholders and other onsite events UTP

On 6th of February 2020, during Session 1, Dr. Shaharin has invited new team members from Mechanical Engineering Department (ME), Petroleum Engineering Department (PE), and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CVE) to present on the newly awarded international Erasmus project, Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (MARE). Dr. Shaharin introduced the involved organization partners, background, objectives, duration and expected outcomes of the project. He also shared the information on the potential courses that would be beneficial and related to the theme of MARE.

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