If You're A Student, Fresh Grad Or Job Seeker, You Can Join The Taylor's E-Summit For Free

You'll get to hear from industry leaders who work in Adobe, MDEC, and more!

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This Spotlight is sponsored by Taylor's University.

In the last few months, the global pandemic has changed the way we work, study, and live

However, Taylor's University believes that students don't have to press pause on their education, especially when they are ready to step up and realise their dreams. That's why they are bringing young Malaysians together through their upcoming digital summit. 

On 25 and 26 July, Taylor's University will kickstart their virtual Open Day with an e-Summit, packed with live-streamed sessions featuring industry experts

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With the theme "Rising Together As We Reimagine The Future", the Taylor's E-Summit aims to address the uncertainties faced by Malaysians affected by the pandemic.

Whether you're a student pursuing higher education, a fresh graduate, or a job seeker, this free two-day digital summit will help you gain a clearer perspective on how to equip yourself for the current job landscape. The sessions will also touch on opportunities available right now and the mindset you'll need to carry through a crisis like this.

Here's why you should tune in to the Taylor's E-Summit:

1. Gain relevant career insights from industry leaders

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"Survive Today, Thrive Tomorrow: Running Businesses in the COVID-19 era"
YB Senator Dato’ Sri Idris Jala was appointed Minister in the PM’s Office and CEO of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) in September 2009. He is also known for successfully turning around Malaysia Airlines in less than two years, helping the airline achieve a record profit of $260 million (RM1,108 million) in 2007. Find out what is the outlook for businesses and how you can position yourself for success.

25 July, 10am
School: Faculty of Business & Law
Speaker: DatoSri Idris Jala

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"Decoding the Demands for a Digitalised Workforce"
Simon Dale, Managing Director of Adobe Southeast Asia, has over three decades of experience in the technology sector. He has an extensive understanding of the software and cloud services business, having established and scaled various new businesses across Asia. Find out more about the digital world and how it will affect your careers in the future.

Date: 25 July, 2pm
School: Faculty of Innovation and Technology
Speaker: Simon Dale

"How Innovation in Education Can Nurture a Nation's Future"
Surina Shukri is the CEO of Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), an agency that leads the digital economy growth in Malaysia. On top of her two decades of experience working across various companies, Surina is also part of Women4Blockchain, a female-centric group that helps build the blockchain ecosystem by connecting and educating people about tech. Make sure you tune in to hear from one of the most influential business leaders in Malaysia.

26 July, 10am
School: Faculty of Social Science and Leisure Management
Speaker: Surina Shukri

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"A Shot at Success: Vaccines and Bioscience Breakthroughs to Prevent Future Pandemics"
Yang Berusaha Dr Hishamshah Mohd Ibrahim is the Deputy Director-General (Research and Technical Support) at the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He works alongside Dato' Seri Dr. Noor Hisham bin Abdullah in leading Malaysia to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear firsthand what it's like to be in the medical industry during these times, and learn about innovations in healthcare that you can look forward to.

Date: 26 July, 2pm
School: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Speaker: YBrs Dr Hishamshah Ibrahim

2. Participate in breakout sessions and get industry-specific advice from experienced panelists

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The cool thing about Taylor's E-Summit is that it brings you face-to-face with some of the most influential industry leaders. Aside from the keynote sessions, you'll get to be part of in-depth breakout sessions, where you can engage with them in discussions on hot topics.

3. Enjoy a virtual tour of Taylor's Lakeside Campus & speak to counsellors to get reliable study and career guidance

Right through to mid-August, you can experience Taylor's Open Day like never before. Want to have a tour of the Taylor's Lakeside Campus? Now you can visit the iconic lake and check out the campus from the comfort of your own home. The virtual tour will bring you on a fun journey around the halls, grounds, and state-of-the-art facilities.

You can also take part in their interactive Q&A sessions, which will help you answer all the burning questions you have about your study programmes and career outlook. Whether you're a student looking to enrol in a course or a job seeker wanting to know how to prepare your resume, they've got you covered!

The Taylor's E-Summit will be happening on 25 and 26 July, and you can register for free today!

Find out more about the Taylor's E-Summit on their website.

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