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Theme: The Island

This event occurred on
April 30, 2011
9:00am - 2:00pm +08
(UTC +8hrs)

This local TEDx is featuring Penang, Malaysia, my very own home-island. The event consists of electronic-industry, heritages and green movement.

Wawasan Open University Main Campus
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
Georgetown, Penang
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Professor Dato' Anwar Fazal

Anwar Fazal, one of the world's leading social advocate, together with several individuals, founded the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) in 1969.

YB Mr. Phee Boon Poh

A politician who focus on green environment living of human being.

Jazz Tan Yee Mei

The Founder of Penang Youths and host of the annual youth festival Youth Jam at Penang.

Dato' Dr. Boonler Somchit

A founder found PSDC which is a world-class, non-profit training and educational center built on a tri-partied partnership model between the Government, Industry, and Academia.

Professor Dato' Dr. Ho Sinn Chye

Professor Dato' Dr. Ho Sinn Chye currently serves as a Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Wawasan Open University, Penang who brings e-Learning initiatives to the education industry.

Dr Goh Ban Lee

A columnist for The Sun who also focus on social-economic and environmental research and Penang properties.

Neil Walter

Neil has been an entrepreneur since late 2002 and is currently focusing on the development of a consulting business in the online games niche. Neil maintains this blog to discuss online games, online marketing, entrepreneurship, facilitating, and psychology amongst other topics. 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.

Tan Lay Seong

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).

Organizing team

Teng Yew

Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Beh Wei Chean
    Assistant Project Director
  • Lim Gene Harn
    PR Manager
  • Marcus Lim Wen Chung
    Logistic Manager
  • Ray Beh
  • Chuah Wen Xu
    Marketing Manager
  • Loh Eng Seng
    Design Manager
  • Ginger Chin
    Volunteer Head