Communication Spheres and 3M Proposal Defense Workshop

Date: 28 August 2018
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Venue: Seminar Room 2, Undercroft, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Seri Iskandar, Perak


Please be informed that registration for the Communication Spheres and 3M Proposal Defense Workshop is now closed as we have reached full capacity. Entry for the workshop will strictly follow the registration list.

Thank you and see you all there!

Best regards,
Workshop Organising Committee

The Department of Management and Humanities and the Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL), in collaboration with the Centre for Social Transformation for Sustainable Lifestyles (CSS) and Institute of Sustainable Building (ISB) will be organizing a workshop titled “Communication Spheres & 3M Proposal Defense” on 28th August 2018 (Tuesday) at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). 

Details of the workshop are as provided below and in the attachment. As seats are limited, please register your interest at

We look forward to seeing you there!

Poster available for download here.

Programme* (*Subject to change)

Time/Day28 August 2018 (Tuesday)
8.30am – 9.00amRegistration
9.00am – 9.15amOpening Note by Acting Chair of Management & Humanities Department, Assoc. Prof. Dr Lai Fong Woon
9.15am – 10.00amTopic 1: Communicating Competently in Engineering Spheres: Research Proposal Defense: Dr Ena Bhattacharyya
10.00am – 10.15amIntroduction to MAAL and AILA – Prof. Dr Azirah Hashim, Vice President of AILA and President of MAAL
10.15am – 11.00amTea Break (Green Room)
11.00am –  12.00pmTopic 2: Pitching Research Proposal Defence for Social Science and Science: Assoc. Prof. Dr Nor Fariza
12.00pm – 1.00pmTopic 3: Pitching From the Industry Perspective : Assoc. Prof. Dr Cordelia Mason
1.00pm – 1.05pmSouvenir Presentation and Group Photo (Invitee: Dr Hairuzila Idrus, Language Unit Head, Management & Humanities Department)
1.05pm – 2.30pmLunch Break & Luncheon Network: 

Assoc Prof Dr Noor Amila, Institute Director, Institute Sustainable Building (ISB), Dr Subarna Sivapalan, Centre Head (CSS)

2.30pm – 4.00pmWorkshop: 3M Pitching Competently with your Examiners: Assoc. Prof. Dr Cordelia Mason (UniKL), Assoc. Prof. Dr Nor Fariza (UKM), Prof. Dr Azirah Hashim (MAAL)
4.00pm – 5.00pmClosing  Remarks, Certificate of Participation & Tea 

Contact person:

Dr Ena Bhattacharyya
Senior Lecturer
Department of Management and Humanities
Faculty of Science & Information Technology
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
Tel: +605 – 368 7752