[Speakers Announcement] Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia 2024 (HIC MY 2024) List of Panellists – Unveiling Tech-Powered Transformation for Malaysia’s Food Resilience

As Malaysia continues its pursuit of food security amidst evolving global challenges, the Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference (HIC) gears up to address pivotal strategies at its upcoming event on February 24, 2024. Themed "Tech-Powered Transformation for Malaysia’s Food Resilience," the conference aims to foster dynamic discussions and innovative solutions at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus.

Spanning from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, the conference will feature a series of panel sessions, each delving into critical aspects of sustainable food production and resilience. The diverse array of sessions promises insights from renowned experts and industry leaders, contributing to Malaysia's ongoing efforts in food security.


Session 1: Redefining Aquaculture: A Symbiotic Venture for the Community


  • Prof. Dato' Dr. Aileen Tan Shau Hwai, Director, Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies (CEMACS), USM
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murni Marlina Abd Karim, Deputy Director, International Institute of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (I-AQUAS), UPM
  • Melissa Saw, CEO, founder, LuFloc Sustainable Aquatech Sdn. Bhd.

Session 2: Sustaining Key Food Crops through Regenerative Agriculture


  • Prof. Dr. Jennifer Ann Harikrishna, Director, Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR), UM
  • Kazuki Nakamae, Senior researcher, PtBio Inc.
  • Kumaran Rajagopal, Principal Agronomist, Sime Darby Plantation Sdn. Bhd.

Session 3: Future-Proofing the Livestock Industry


  • Jason Ng Chin Aik, Manufacturing vice president, Cell-Agritech
  • Syed Naufal Putra Syed Ja'afar, Director, Biovet Holding Berhad
  • Professor Dato' Dr. Quaza Nizamuddin, Head of School - School of Veterinary Medicine, Taylor University

Session 4: Space Science and Agriculture


  • Razwan Zakaria, Chief Product Officer, Aerodyne Group
  • Dr. Norilmi Amilia Ismail, Founder, CEO, SpaceIn Sdn. Bhd.
  • Dr. Kuhan Chandru, Research Fellow, Institute of Climate Change

The Hyper Interdisciplinary Conference (HIC) Malaysia 2024 serves as a crucial platform for industry stakeholders, academia, and policymakers to converge, exchange ideas, and chart the course towards a more resilient and sustainable future for Malaysia's food and agriculture ecosystem.

For registration and further details, please visit HIC Malaysia 2024 Website:

We also welcome poster presenter participations in other agriculture-related fields. To register as a poster presenter, please follow the link provided below: 

Those who are interested to join as general audiences, kindly register by clicking this link:

If you have any questions or inquiries about HIC in Malaysia 2024, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Dr. Suzianti (mobile number: 014-9245254 or email: [email protected])
Dr. Hadi Akbar (mobile number: 019-2751591 or email: [email protected]
Dr. Sharifah Nabihah (mobile number: 013-4262009 or email: [email protected] )