National Conference on Smart Manufacturing (NCSM:2019)

Shaping the Future with Smart Manufacturing

Date: 25 & 26 September 2019
Venue: MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Conference Overview

Smart Manufacturing is the adoption of digital manufacturing. Digital manufacturing includes, but is not limited to, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Machine to Machine (M2M), Robotics, Automation Platforms and Artficial Intelligence (AI). Our nation is slowly advancing towards Industry 4.0. The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) tabled the National Policy for Industry 4.0 to help advance the countries’ businesses and factories. This will ideally help the local industries to increase productvity, efficiency, quality, and to also develop new skills and talent with the people.

Malaysian Export Academy (MEXA) in collaboration with Malaysian Exporters Association (MEXPA) will be organising the conference on “National Conference on Smart Manufacturing” on 19 th and 20 th August 2019 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The Theme of the conference is “Shaping the Future with Smart Manufacturing” The objective of this conference will help delegates address common challenges, opportunity in the smart manufacturing and reliability field and keep up with the digital transformation for smart manufacturing. Discover how disruptive technologies will play a part in the future of smart manufacturing and create value-added opportunites and network with key industry leaders from across industries.

Why Should Attend the Conference?

  • To Provide a forum for the business community to network with key technical solution providers ,speakers and government agencies
  • To understanding the Industry 4.0: Hype vs. Reality
  • To Provide the latest update on government policies, incentives, facilities and support services available to support the implementation of smart manufacturing in Malaysia
  • To Create awareness for local business communities on the emergence of smart manufacturing technologies that will disrupt the manufacturing landscape by improvement in yields, productivity and efficiency
  • To Highlight potential business opportunities in Smart Manufacturing
  • IT Integration is the new challenge with multiple services provided in smart Manufacturing
  • Who Should Attend?

    Managers & Engineers in Manufacturing , Operations , Maintenance , Production & Finance

  • Procurement
  • Warehouse Management
  • Information Technology
  • Business Owners
  • Academics
  • Anyone who is interested in Innovation and New Technologies
  • Special Conference Highlights

  • Panelist sessions comprising three guest speakers each during the round table forum (prominent speakers from Ministry and Industry Leaders)
  • Factory visit offer a behind-the-scenes look at cutng-edge advancements and an insider’s view of how top manufacturers do what they do best. (TBC)
  • NCSM: 2019 Mini Exhibiton-Be a part of the Networking Hub where you can meet various people from local communites who are looking for opportunites to ignite innovaton to their business. The mini exhibiton will be partcipated by all
    sponsors and some selected companies
  • Sponsorship

    Decision Makers and industry professionals will be represented in this conference and you can increase your visibility through sponsorship. By sponsoring, you are reaching top Leaders and showing your commitment to the smart manufacturing industry.
    With different options, you are sure to find the perfect sponsorship opportunity for your organization. Opportunities are
    available at many price points so you can find the best fit for your budget. More details please contact Pathma Nathan at
    +603 8066 3107 and email to

    Conference Fee

    Early bird discount of RM1,431 per person – Register by 15 August 2019

    Normal fee of RM 1,590 per person

    Fee inclusive of lunch, tea breaks, conference materials, and 6% SST
    HRDF claimable.

    Time Programme
    Day One
    8.00 am Registration
    9.10am Opening Remarks by Dr.Kabur Ibrahim, CEO MEXA
    9.15am Keynote Address –“The next phase of evolution in the Smart Manufacturing sector towards Industry 4.0” (To Invite MITI)
    9.30 am Morning Tea Break
    10.00am Government Facilitaton related to industry 4.0 in Malaysia
    10.45am Is your business ready to ride on the Industry 4.0 trend? How can you Modernise your business using technology?
    11.30am The Industrial Internet of Things (IoT): Towards the future of Digital Manufacturing
    12.45pm Networking Lunch
    2.00pm Why should your business shif from traditonal to robotics processes?
    2.45pm Fourth Industrial Revoluton: How Smart Machines will Transform Everything We Know and Make Sense of it
    3.30 pm What is smart manufacturing and how is it related to the IoT?
    4.20 pm Round Table Panel Discussion: Transforming Smart Manufacturing: The Journey to Innovaton Manufacturing is rapidly embracing emerging technologies (such as cloud computng, AI/data analytcs, IoT, virtual and augmented reality) to help improve efficiency, reduce lead/down tme and increase compettveness. Hear directly from experts on how they are driving innovaton within their organizatons. Be prepared for a fast-paced session looking at the future of Manufacturing.
    Moderator: TBC
    Panel list 1
    Panel list 2 Panel list 2
    5.00 pm End of day 1 & Evening Networking Coffee
    Day Two
    9.10 am Reskilling and upskilling needs of the Industry 4.0 (Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC)
    9.30 am Networking Morning tea break
    10.00 am Success Story in Smart Manufacturing
    10.45 am The Future of Drones In Manufacturing
    11.30 am Connecting Smart Factory and Supply Chain
    12.45 pm Networking Lunch
    2.00 pm Success stories in Smart Manufacturing
    2.45 pm Factory Transformaton to Industrial 4.0 with IIOT (Applicaton case study)
    3.30 pm Workforce OptmizatIon – Managing Talent for Smart Manufacturing towards Industry 4.0
    4.15 pm Round table Panel Discussion- Latest update, issues, Trends and Technology in Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
    In 2018, manufacturers have focused on implementng Industry 4.0 technologies including, automation, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sophisticated sofware to optimise the supply chain and improve productvity. As we enter 2019, manufacturers should look at how they can use technology to improve how they interact with the changing needs of the consumer and the industry. Hear directly from experts on latest update, issues and Trends and Technologies in Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
    Moderator (TBC) Panelists
    1) TBC
    2) TBC
    3) TBC
    5.00 pm End of day 2 & Evening Networking Coffee.


    Malaysian Export Academy Sdn Bhd
    No. 86, Jalan BP 7/8,
    Bandar Bukit Puchong,
    47120 Puchong, Selangor.

    Tel : 03-8066 3107   Fax : 03-8066 6152

    Mr Pathma Nathan (+60 13-335 8805)

    Minoosha (+0 16-256 2365)

    Please register by faxing the enclosed form to 03-8066 6152

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