Thank You For Making Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia 2022 A Success!

On 12th February 2022, Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd had successfully conducted the fourth year's Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia (HIC MY) via Microsoft Team online Platform and were live broadcast through our LNEST ID Platform. The event was supported by Flextronics Technology (Penang) Sdn. Bhd. as Gold Partner, Humanome Lab and Ezaki Glico as Session Partner, and Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) as a Strategic Partner.

This year HIC MY 2022 we bring the theme of ‘Next Generation of Smart Engineering and Manufacturing’ which highlights Malaysia's vision in pursuing a high-income nation status. This year’s event gathered 90 participants from various industries and fields that joined to stimulate creation of new knowledge and allow adoption of knowledge to overcome the foreseen challenges.

Opening remarks by Dr. Mohd Izwan Bin Zainol, Project Leader for Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia 2022.

Keynote Speech
IR4.0 Decentralization: Inevitability of Challenges and Potentials by Dr. Muataz Hameed AL-Doori, Flextronics Technology (Penang) Sdn. Bhd.

The one-day conference featured key activities including Keynote Speech, Panel Sesion, Tech Splash session as well as Industry presentation.

Panel Discussion Session 1: Digital Disruption in Malaysian Healthcare.
From left to right: Dr. Mohd Izwan Bin Zainol (Moderator), Mr. El Law (Revongen Corporation), Mrs.Rajifah Ramli (i-CONNECT Health & Wellness Sector) and Prof. Dr. Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy (Health Technology Innovation Laboratory (HTIL-UKM)).

Panel Discussion Session 2: Capacity Building of Artificial Intelligence in Malaysia
From left to right: Mr. Abdul Hakim ( Moderator), Dr. Aznul Qalid Md Sabri (Universiti Malaya), Dr. Jun Sese (Humanome Lab., Inc.) and Dr. Norazmi Alias (CREST).
This session is sponsored by Humanume Lab., Inc.

Panel Discussion Session 3: Smart Food From The Halal Perspective
From left to right: Ms. Aisyah Abdul Hamid ( Moderator), Mrs. Hasimah Hafiz Ahmad (Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT)), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Azhar Mat Easa (Universiti Sains Malaysia) and Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Moohamad Ropaning Sulong (Universiti Selangor (Unisel).
This Session is sponsored by Ezaki Glico

For the Tech Splash session, there were 10 presentations by researchers from different universities in Malaysia. Most of the presentations are related to fields such as healthcare, environmental, food tech and biotechnology.


Tech Splash Session
From left : Dr. Hau Yuan Wen(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), Dr. Michelle Tan(University of Nottingham Malaysia), Dr. Mohd Fitri Mohd Yakub(Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) and Dr. Bryan Raveen Nelson Bernett(Universiti Malaysia Terengganu).

In addition, Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia 2022 also featured Special Presentation from  Med Tech Startup and Food Related companies such as Ashirase Inc., Ezaki Glico Co. Ltd., AMI Inc., Melody International Ltd., IRA NOAH Plt. and Halnex Sdn. Bhd. that shared their solution and  business activities to the participants.


Special Presentation
From left : Mr. Norio Asahara (Ezaki Glico Co. Ltd.), Mrs. Seko Nakai(AMI Inc.), Mr. Rohei Tokuda(Ashirase Inc.), Yuko Ogata (Melody International Ltd.)  Syafik Jaafar(IRA NOAH Plt.) and Ms. Hazirah Hamdan (Halnex Sdn. Bhd.).

The Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia was then concluded by Mr. Abdul Hakim Sahidi, Managing Director of Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. with his appreciation to corporate partners, guests and participants for attending this event. Mr. Abdul Hakim Sahidi also announced to the audience about exciting Leave a Nest Grant that will be launched by Leave a Nest Group soon to celebrate researchers in tackling the ‘Global Challenges’.

Closing Remarks
Mr. Abdul Hakim Bin Sahidi, Managing Director, Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

We believe  through this program, we are able to build a strong relationship between the industry, government and researchers to create a new collaboration together in the future. Leave a Nest Malaysia would like to invite collaboration and participation from all parties including government, private sectors, Universities, startups and researchers to stimulate economic growth, cultivate advancement in the academic world and deploy technology and innovation to the society.

We look forward to welcoming you in the next event, Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Singapore 2022 and Career Discovery Forum on 12th March 2022. Career Discovery Forum (CDF) is a unique platform for graduates to mingle and meet with startups, big corporations and government agencies to explore future career paths.

Let’s keep “Advancing Science and Technology for Global Happiness”

Saa Kenkyudaa!

Stay tuned for announcement of our upcoming programs:

  1. Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Singapore 2022:
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  2. TECH PLANTER in MALAYSIA 2022 on 16th July 2022. 

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