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December

The Fusion of AI and IoT is the Inevitable Future


The advancement of sensors and miniaturization of embedded system-on-chips have spurred the growth of Internet-of-Things (IoT). There are more devices connected than ever and the amount of information generated by smart devices is growing exponentially at an unprecedented rate. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is needed to effectively manage IoT system and at the same time AI will become smarter thanks to the continuous data feed from IoT. This webinar will cover: a) The purpose and advancement of IoT b) The challenges of managing IoT systems c) The symbiosis of AI and IoT

Speaker: Ts Dr Ooi Boon Yaik completed his MSc in Computer Sciences in 2007 and obtained his PhD from the School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2012. He is an Assistant Professor and the Head of Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. He is also the technical consultant for a number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia. His research interest is in design and development of end-to-end Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions for effective and efficient system monitoring specifically to assist SMEs to achieve the vision of Industry 4.0. He is a senior member of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, a professional technologist recognised by the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) and also an associate fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET).

For further information, please contact Mr. Kaarthic at Mobile: 016-2233563 or Email: kaarthic@utar.edu.my

Date: 23 December 2021

Time: 10.00 am – 11.00 am 

Platform: Zoom / Facebook Live

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Herbs Webinar 2021: Herbs for Respiratory Health


For further enquiries, please contact Dr. Teh Lai Kuan, email: tehlk@utar.edu.my or Ms. Lau Zhi Ch’ng, email: lauzc@utar.edu.my.

Date: 20 December 2021

Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm 

Platform: Zoom & Facebook Live

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How to Invest Below RM1,000: A New Perspective of Investment for Students


Do you know that we can start to invest with just below RM1,000 to earn our passive income? Not only that, do you know what is the safest investing tool we can use to invest? Managing personal finance is one of the vital elements that we should emphasize to achieve financial freedom. Therefore, don't hesitate and join us for the talk.

Talk + Interactive Sessions:
-Importance of Managing Personal Finance
-Introduction to Investment Tool
-Best Investment Under RM1,000
-Awareness of Ponzi Scheme and Multi-level Marketing Scam
-QnA sessions -Lucky Draw event

Speaker: Mr Cheah Teck Wai (Certified Financial Planner and ACCA member) & Mr Neo Soon Kian (Experienced Certified Financial Planner)

Date: 19 November 2021

Time: 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm 

Platform: Microsoft Teams

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Use of Advanced Molecular Tools in Infectious Disease Research


Talk topic: Applications of NGS in Microbiology Research
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Kok Gan Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia 

Talk topic: Cas9-based Gene Drive for the Genetic Control of Mosquito Vectors
Dr. Joshua Ang Xin De The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm Opening
3:10 pm – 4.20 pm Talk by Dr. Chan Kok Gan
4:20 pm – 5.30 pm Talk by Dr. Joshua Ang Xin De
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm Closing

Date : 14 December 2021 

Time : 3:00 pm – 5:45 pm 

Platform : Zoom

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Econsave星洲华教义演 (Charity Show)


The UTAR Hospital Fundraising Charity Show which will be held on 4 December 2021 is co-organised by Econsave, Sin Chew Daily and Guang Ming Daily. The objective of this event is to raise fund for UTAR Hospital project, a non-for-profit and self-sustaining hospital which is currently under the infrastructure development stage in Kampar. Thus, the donations and funds raised from the charity show will greatly benefit the medical and health science students, the community and the nation.

We would like to invite all staff and students to take part in this event virtually on the 12 December 2021. Sponsorship to ECONSAVE Sin Chew Daily Charity Show for the UTAR Hospital Project may be made via the link below:
https://forms.gle/9bxfrCMLDniVaB2H7 (please login with your personal email address)

Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact Mr. Chiang Jeng Fong (05-4688888 ext.2284) or Ms. Hee Chwen Yee (05-4688888 ext. 2299).

Live Performance

Date: 4 December 2021

Time: 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm 

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Heritage Hall Building, UTAR Kampar Campus, Perak, Malaysia

Online Video Broadcasting 

Date: 12 December 2021

Time: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm 

Platform: Facebook page of Sin Chew Daily, Guang Ming Daily and UTAR

 Estates Planning: How to Structure Your Will to Make It Effective 


The increasingly unexpected deaths worldwide and the average daily death cases in Malaysia as a result of global pandemic COVID-19 has hit approximately 300 to 400 cases per day by the 3rd week of September 2021. The total death cases in Malaysia due to COVID 19 has accumulated up to 28,400 cases as at 25 October 2021. Therefore, it is utmost important for parents to write a will to protect and provide for their children and loved ones in the event of an unexpected death. Leaving behind a Will enable people to make sure that their assets go to the person they intended it to. Writing a will serve to: 

(1) Allocate estates according to their wishes. 

(2) Elect people they trusted to be the executors of their will.

(3) Appoint guardians for their young kids below 18 years old, and others. By leaving a will, the deceased parent ensures their families can sustain living without their presence.

Any queries, please contact Mr Wong Tai Seng at wongts@utar.edu.my.

Date: 18 December 2021 (Saturday)

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Platform: Zoom

Speaker: Mr Josh Ha Sei Weng

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Financial Modelling


For further information, please contact Ms. Joyce at Mobile: 016-2618830 or Email: looyh@utar.edu.my

Date : 12 December 2021

Time : 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Platform : Zoom

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Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your English


The webinar aims to provide helpful tips to improve students’ English language skills in quick and easy ways. It will also help them to boost their level of confidence to excel in their English tests.

Date: 11 December 2021

Time: 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Platform: Zoom

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Healing From Depression: A Journey of Hope and Empowerment


Depression is one of the most misunderstood and under-treated mental illnesses of our time. The suffering it causes to those who experience it can be difficult to understand. In this webinar, Karl will describe his personal journey through severe and persistent depression to hope and empowerment sharing specific methods that you can utilize right away to feel better.

Speaker: Mr. Karl LaRowe

Accompanying this webinar is a FREE companion E-book that describes in detail all of the methods taught in the webinar. You can download this E-book at: https://tiny.one/Depression-E-book

Date: 11 December 2021

Time: 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm 

Platform: Zoom

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Virtual International Conference on Futuristic Communication and Network Technologies (VICFCNT-2021)


Virtual International Conference on Futuristic Communication and Network Technologies (VICFCNT-2021) is scheduled on December 10th and 11th 2021 at Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The School of Electronics Engineering at VIT University proudly organizes this conference in joint collaboration with Univeristi Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR, Sungai Long Campus Malaysia) which would provide a forum for discussing cutting edge research in the field of Communication and Networks to disseminate their ideas and research findings.

This would enrich the knowledge of the intellectuals who are part of this conference and would lead to further exploration and innovative research in the various domains of the conference. This conference would also help the budding engineers and experts working in the same areas of research to network. The world is centred on the various communication technologies and hence the main aim of this conference is to bring leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research findings on all aspects in the emerging trends and technologies in the field of Optical Communication Networks and Devices, Acoustic, Speech, Video and Signal Processing, Wireless Communication Networks and Systems Antennas, Microwave and RF for Emerging Technologies, Internet of Things/ Internet of Everything/ Internet of Nano things, MEMS/NEMS for Future Networks, Wearable Technologies, Architecture, Applications and Security of Cyber-Physical Systems and Futuristic Technologies. The experts in these domains around the globe would be invited for delivering keynote talks and invited lectures. Research papers presented in this forum would be published in peer-reviewed scopus indexed publications.

Date: 10 - 11 December 2021

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It’s Killing Me! Proven Ways to Destress


For further information, please contact Mr. Kaarthic at Mobile: 016-2233563 or Email: kaarthic@utar.edu.my

Date: 4 December 2021 

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am

Platform: Zoom / Facebook Live

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The Principal Impact of the 2022 Malaysia Budget Proposal


Speaker:  Mr Yap Wai Onn A Chartered Accountant; lecturer with the Department of Accountancy, Faculty of Accountancy & Management, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR); a member of Centre for Entrepreneurial Sustainability, Centre for International Studies, and an internal mentor for Unovate Centre, UTAR.

For further information, please contact Mr. Kaarthic at Mobile: 016-2233563 or Email: kaarthic@utar.edu.my

Date: 3 December 2021 

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Platform: Zoom / Facebook Live

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