Moving Towards Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) with The Industry Players
11 Jul 2019
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 JULY 2019 – Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad (“Serba Dinamik Holdings” or “Company”), which is the main organiser of the Beyond Paradigm Summit, held a joint press conference today with the summit’s co-organiser and official partners speaking on the adaptation of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) in the country.
The joint press conference was held for the first time by Serba Dinamik together with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), co-organiser of the Beyond Paradigm Summit, official partners namely, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Microsoft Malaysia, as well as technology partner TM One.
Serba Dinamik CEO and Group Managing Director Dato’ Dr Ir Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (“Dato’ Karim”) said the summit is to initiate ideation and conceptualization to drive radical and incremental innovations in driving the Nations clarion call to provide distinctive digital solutions.
“I believe the company Serba Dinamik as a whole with the support of the partners in organizing this summit will drive the nation to be in the forefront of digitalization in moving forward towards IR 4.0 together with the industry players specifically from the private sectors”, he said.
In support to this Summit, MIDA as the co-organiser will continue to collaborate with key government stakeholders in enabling domestic companies to embrace industry 4.0 technologies guided by the National Industry4WRD Policy.
The summit, which will be held from 17 – 18 July at the Malaysian International Trade & Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur and from 20 – 21 July at the Pullman Kuching, showcases the opportunities being offered by the technologies surrounding IR 4.0.
MDEC CEO, Surina Shukri said that it is important to begin to transform the Nation to become an AI hub and lay the foundational frameworks and policies related to the main pillars of IR 4.0 by continuously engaging and encouraging the private sectors and related agencies to play a significant role in this digital transformation.
"It's exciting to see businesses across Malaysia and the world embarking upon the fourth industrial revolution. AI is one of the key driving factors in a future workplace where technology influences crucial decisions. As we continue to build out our AI ecosystem, it is important that we have multiple stakeholders at the table to help shape AI applications and policies that best serves businesses, consumers and citizens." she said.
MDEC is currently working on the National AI Framework which is expected to be announced later this year.
According to the Director of Legal, Corporate & Government Affairs for Microsoft Malaysia & ASEAN, Dr Jasmine Begum, Microsoft will continue to offer support to the Enterprises and related agencies by providing the necessary platforms and tools to empower them to embark on their digital transformation journey in an agile manner.
“Since establishing its presence in Malaysia 25 years ago, Microsoft has become a trusted advisor to Malaysian businesses and organisations. In line with our mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, our role is to enable businesses to take advantage of the growth opportunities in the digital economy through digital transformation. To the end, we will continue to provide the technological solutions required by businesses to successfully adapt to the changes brought forth by IR 4.0”, said Dr. Jasmine.
Being the Technology Partner of the summit, TM ONE General Manager for Marketing, Azida Mohamed Burhan added that in line with the future adaptation of IR 4.0, TM ONE, as the business solutions arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), is committed to play our strategic role in building a more digital business and government through Digital Solutions and Connectivity. With this collaboration, both companies will be continuously exploring opportunities towards creating better services for our customers.
“Today’s strategic partnership allows both organisations to further accelerate embracing of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0). This vital paradigm shift can help businesses to leap into the near future and expand their digital outlook.
We are now in the era where complementing technology capabilities can help catapult our businesses further. Every organisation has the building blocks required to help transition them into IR4.0. Technology has evolved beyond than just connectivity. Advanced technologies such as Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Big Data, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) that communicates seamless, can provide valuable insights for a business organisation. That is the key towards a successful industrial revolution.
As the enabler of Malaysia’s Digital aspirations, we are committed towards providing state-of-the-art business solutions to our customers and realise the national agenda of becoming a Digital Nation.”
Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohammad will be officiating the Kuala Lumpur official launch of the Beyond Paradigm Summit on 17 July while the Kuching launch will be officiated by Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Abang Openg on 20 July.
More than 1000 delegates is expected to be in the Summit and during this prestigious event and the Summit deliberations will be on the following themes:
- Showcase how industries can thrive and transform digitally
- Creating distinctive digitally transforming solutions
- Providing solutions across industries
Beyond Paradigm Summit will also feature Sophia, the social robot powered by artificial intelligence, the core technology of IR 4.0, for the first time in Malaysia. Sophia shows how state-of-the-art artificial intelligence can add value for businesses as it binds together various separate processes through the Internet of Things (IoT).
The summit brings together renowned speakers and specialists from around the world who are experts in their fields of technology and showcases a number of exhibitors and what they have to offer to companies keen on learning more and adopting IR 4.0 technologies such as IoT and artificial intelligence.
Serba Dinamik aims for the Beyond Paradigm Summit to stimulate radical and incremental ideas as part of the country’s strategy of moving up the value chain and the private sector’s digitalisation drive.
For more information, you can log in to the website link: www.beyondparadigmsummit.com