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An Inspiring 18-min Experience You Must Not Miss in Penang - TEDxGurneyDrive
To make our life better and change this world, it's all started with a Thought, then Talk andActions.
"Ideals Worth Sharing" was all where TED first held in California, 1990. To date, more than 700 talks across the continents are available online and speakers like Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Google founders Larry Page, Jamie Oliver and many Noble Prize Winners speak for an inspiring 18-min in TED and TEDx Talks.
And for the 1st time in history, TED is happening in Penang, Malaysia.
It's named TEDxGurneyDrive.
Venue of TEDxGurneyDrive
2. Matthias Gelber
World Greenest Man in 2008
A global environmental speaker and entrepreneur. He is a board member of the International Network of Environmental Management, a non-profit organisation working with businesses internationally to inspire them to make their operations more environmentally friendly. Matthias has given environmental talks in 38 countries all over the world.
3. YB Phee Boon Poh
The Penang State Exco of Health and Welfare, Caring Society, Environment
His determination on bringing out his passion on social and environmental issues gains a lot of people’s support including the new initiative “Cleaner Greener Penang” and “Say No to Plastic Bags” Campaign.
4. Dato' Boonler Somchit
CEO & Founder of
Together with Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu, he founded PSDC (Penang Skills Development Centre), the first skills industry-led training centre to be set up in Malaysia. For more than two decades, they have trained over 150,000 participants in more than 7,000 courses. Today, they have a Membership of 155 companies.
Former Dean in Universiti Sains Malaysia. Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Wawasan Open University, Penang who brings e-learning initiatives to the education industry.
6. Neil Walter
An entrepreneur for consulting business in the online games niche. He also wants to document his journey as an entrepreneur and share his success and failure with the world. Neil currently lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – and aims to visit 25 countries before he is 25 years old.
7. Tan Lay Seong
Most Outstanding Young Malaysia Award Winner
The founder of Great Ideals, Mr. Tan Lay Seong is the first life insurance manager to receive The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award (merit)(Personal Improvement And Accomplishment); Also, the youngest biography writer (Chinese & Englis version) in life insurance industry and released his own motivational and training CD/VCD; Mr.Tan is an international speaker and a regconised member in Persatuan Pemidato Malaysia. 5 consecutive years of winning Great Eastern Life Group Sales Manager National Champion of the year, breaking the 100-year record in the company.
8. Dato' Dr Goh Ban Lee
A senior fellow of Socio-Economic and Environmental Research Institute (SERI), Penang. He is also a columnist for TheSun newspapers in Malaysia, focusing on issues related to urban governance, housing and urban planning.
Once being Associate Professor in the School of Social Science in USM and a Vice principal of TARC, Dr Goh served as a member in several government bodies. He was also involved in projects conducted by international and regional organisations, including United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Urban Management Programme (UMP) of the United Nations Asia Pacific Region, and Asian Productivity Organization (APO)
9. Jazz Tan Yee Mei
Founded Jazzada Solution a.k.a. Penang Youths at the age of 17. Host of the largest annual youth event in Penang - Youth Jam
WOU - Venue of TEDxGurneyDrive (c) Mau Horng Photography
DATE: 30 APRIL 2011 (Saturday)
TIME: 830am - 200pm
VENUE: WAWASAN OPEN UNIVERSITY, PENANG
FEE: RM 20 only
100 SEATS LIMITED, less than half left
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