8-10 NOVEMBER 2018 • EASTERN & ORIENTAL HOTEL, PENANG

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ABOUT: NEX Penang

Our goal for NEX Conference is to inspire, refresh and challenge participants to nurture value-based leadership, equip them with fresh perspectives and develop new competencies to be effective in their corporate world and society.

MISSION

Nurturing value-based leaders, Engaging leaders in learning and eXchanging ideas & insights through collaborative networks

Benefits of NEX Penang

Asian Thought Leadership
Learn from Asian leaders on critical Asian issues

Expertise, Passion & Integrity
Inspired by authentic speakers who will share candidly their personal experiences

Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Benefit from different disciplines to develop effective leadership competencies

Cross-Cultural Impact
Enriched by speakers and fellow leaders from different countries

Best-in-Class Practices
Learn from industry practitioners as they impart their leadership insights

Highly Interactive Learning
Enjoy learning through interactive workshops

Connectivity and Networking
Connect and collaborate with like-minded leaders

Personal Transformation
Transformed to become a great leader

PEOPLE: Meet our Speakers

MALAYSIA

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Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
Former Minister of International Trade & Industry

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YB Yeo Bee Yin
Minister of Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment

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YB Hannah Yeoh
Deputy Minister of Women, Health & Community Development

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Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon
Director of InvestPenang

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Dato’ Seri Wong Siew Hai
Governor of American-Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)

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Dato’ Peter Ng
Group Founder & COO of UCSI Group

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Adam Ramskay
Venture Development Manager of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd

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George Ang
Group CEO & Founder of Revenue Valley Group

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Khoo Cheng See
Founder of House of Hope Penang

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Razif Abdul Aziz
Acting Group CEO of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd

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Tan Teong Khin
Managing Director of Clarion Malaysia

SINGAPORE

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Jeff Cheong
President of Tribal Worldwide Asia

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Lawrence Leong
Former Asst. Chief Executive of Singapore Tourism Board

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Prof. Neo Boon Siong
Dean & Canon Professor of Business at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Dr John Ng
Ph.D., Chief Passionary Officer of Meta Consulting, Singapore

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Samuel Lam
President & Managing Partner of Linkage Asia, Singapore

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William Tang
Co-Founder of Eagles Leadership Institute, Singapore

PHILIPPINES

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Dylan Wilk
Co-Founder & COO of Human Nature, Philippines

UNITED KINGDOM

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Dato’ Dr Kim Tan
Chairman of SpringHill Management Ltd

THAILAND

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Walter Lee
Celebrity Chef & Founder of Zy Movement Foundation

AUSTRALIA

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Govinathan Pillai
Senior Director, Digital 4 Development and IT Innovation at World Vision International

SOMETHING MORE: Conference in numbers

NEX PENANG 2018: Conference Programme

8 November 2018, Thursday (8:00am-5:15pm)


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Registration


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Keynote Address - YAB Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang


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Tea Break


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PD1: Strategic Business Partnerships - Prof. Neo Boon Siong & Dato’ Peter Ng


How do we collaborate strategically in business partnerships? Why do many business strategies fail? How do we recover from a failed strategy in business partnerships?


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PD2: The Power of Commitment - Samuel Lam


Commitment makes everything works. What kinds of commitment must a leader require to make business and partnerships work?


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Lunch


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PD3: Why Partnerships Fail & Succeed? - Govinathan Pillai & Adam Ramskay


Business partnerships can be very messy and dirty. How do we make business partnerships work in the real world?


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Tea Break


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PD4: Purposeful Partnerships – The stories of Dylan Wilk & Dato’ Dr Kim Tan - Dylan Wilk & Dato’ Dr Kim Tan


Business can be purposeful. Learn from two great philanthropists and investors, Dylan Wilk and Kim Tan on how they make their wealth serve poor communities.


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9 November 2018, Friday (9:30am-5:00pm)


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Masterclass 1: The Art of Public & Private Partnerships - Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon & Dato’ Seri Wong Siew Hai


Private and Public Partnerships are fraught with threats and challenges. How do we maneuver through the maze of this kind of partnerships? What opportunities are there in public and private partnerships? Learn from these two legendary figures who have been promoting and encouraging private and public partnerships.


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Masterclass 2: The Art of Global Partnership for IoT - Tan Teong Khin


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Masterclass 3: The Art of Impact Investing & Social Enterprise Partnerships - Dato’ Dr Kim Tan & Dylan Wilk


Impact Investing is the new paradigm for uplifting the poor and poverty. Why, what and how do we make this a viable business proposition? How do we find and sustain good partners to invest in? Learn from two of the best, Kim and Dylan, who are the pioneers in this field.


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Masterclass 4: The Art of Partnership in Innovation & Creativity - Prof. Neo Boon Siong & Jeff Cheong


Innovation is the buzzword for business today. Unless we innovate, we may not survive. That’s why we have Boon Siong and Jeff, two of the best in this field to share from their experiences on how to make innovation a part of our organization culture.


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Coaching Cluster 1: Collaborating with Corporates - A Practical Guide - Razif Abdul Aziz



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Lunch


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Masterclass 5: The Power of Team Leadership – The Making & Breaking of Teams - Dr John Ng, Ph.D. & William Tang


Why do teams break up? Using Meta’s great T.E.A.M. framework, John and William will share how to prevent team break up and build high performing teams.


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Masterclass 6: The Art of Entrepreneurship – Strategy & Execution - George Ang & Dato’ Peter Ng


Strategy is 20% and Execution is 80%. Learn from two different industries, George in F & B and Peter in Education to see how their constant and consistent focus on execution make them the best in their respective industries.


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Masterclass 7: Partnering for Community Transformation: The Story of House of Hope - Khoo Cheng See


Cheng See is one of the most amazing and supremely compassionate woman. Learn how she began from feeding one person ten years ago to feeding 1,600 families today at Rifle Range, one of the most deprived areas in Penang.


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Masterclass 8: The Art of Rekindling Passion - Samuel Lam


Passion is the necessary fuel for business success. How to sustain the passion of you and your team in a V.U.C.A (Volatile, Uncertainty, Complex and Ambiguous) world? Learn from the latest research and studies, Sam Lam, President of Linkage, a most effective leadership development organization.


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Coaching Cluster 2: The Art of Strategy Execution - Dato' Seri Wong Siew Hai



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10 November 2018, Saturday (9:00am-5:30pm)


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PD5: The New Paradigm for Partnership - Dr John Ng, Ph.D.


Emotionally Engaged Relationship is the missing ingredient in productivity, personal wellness, and partnerships in business. Learn from Dr John Ng, who has transformed businesses all over Asia with this unique paradigm in partnerships.


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Tea Break


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PD6: Creating & Sustaining Partnerships for Entrepreneurships - Walter Lee & George Ang


Walter and George are both pioneering restaurateurs, who have brought new concepts to great heights in the F & B business, including Coca Hot Pot and Manhattan Fish Market. How do you build and continually sustain a strong brand as entrepreneurs?


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Lunch


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PD7: Great Partnerships – Challenges, Opportunities & Creativity - Jeff Cheong & Lawrence Leong


‘Break it to fix it’ is the new mantra of businesses and partnerships. Innovation is what makes them different: Jeff, who runs one of the largest advertising agencies in Asia and Lawrence, who was the First Director of the Singapore F1 Night Race and now Deputy CEO of the billion-dollar new Mandai Reserves. Learn precious lessons of creativity and innovation from Jeff and Lawrence in this plenary dialogue.


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Tea Break


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PD8: Getting the Best from Your Partners - YB Yeo Bee Yin & YB Hannah Yeoh


Both Hannah and Bee Yin have chosen the long, hard road to reach political heights against all odds. They have and will continue to forge meaningful partnerships with both private businesses and government agencies to serve their nations. How have they done this successfully?


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Keynote Address - YB Lim Guan Eng, Finance Minister of Malaysia


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PRICING TABLES: Best option for you

Super Saver Rate

(Now till 6 October 2018)
Inclusive of conference materials, lunch & tea breaks for each day and goodie bag for each ticket holder

FOR INDIVIDUALS
RM980/pax

FOR GROUPS
(Min. 3pax)
RM880/pax

Early Saver Rate

(7 October 2018 till 7 November 2018)
Inclusive of conference materials, lunch & tea breaks for each day and goodie bag for each ticket holder

FOR INDIVIDUALS
RM1,280/pax

FOR GROUPS
(Min. 3pax)
RM1,080/pax

Walk-In Rate

(8 November 2018)
Inclusive of conference materials, lunch & tea breaks for each day and goodie bag for each ticket holder

RM1,580/pax

PREVIOUSLY AT NEX PENANG 2016

TESTIMONIALS: What people say

“At NEX, leadership is lived out in a holistic way that balances between soul and solution; character and performance; vision and reality.”
Wong Guek Liegh, Malaysia

“This was a true leadership conference for leaders by leaders – full of practical useful insights with moments of genuine leadership clarity”
Ian Robinson, Singapore

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