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PBEC Zoom webinar invitation – “The digitalisation of Education”

Dear Members & Friends of PBEC,

You are cordially invited to an upcoming Zoom webinar.
I hope you can make what will be a fascinating discussion around the state of education within ASEAN Countries and also the Arts/Film sectors that have been affected by Covid. Also how digital transformation is playing its role in ensuring its future. Schools are going back for many this week and yet many pupils will resume online learning for the coming weeks and perhaps months, how is this changing the mindset of publishing houses and film producers as well as art curators.
When: Thu Sep 3, 2020 04:00 PM Hong Kong SAR/Malaysia
PBEC Topic: “The digitalisation of Education” from an ASEAN perspective.
Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


We are joined by the following confirmed Expert Speakers

Mr. Fred WANG Cheung Yue, Chairman, Salon Films Group
The Wang family founded Salon Films (Hong Kong) Limited in 1969. Mr. Wang has been a director of Salon since 1969 and he has worked with various major Hollywood film and television companies in setting up projects in Asia. Since 1985, Mr. Wang has been involved with various investment groups in Asia. Mr. Wang is the Hon. Vice President of the China Film Foundation, Director of the Board of the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society Limited and committee member of the Hong Kong-France Business Partnership. Mr. Wang graduated with the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Economics from Whittier College, California.

Dr. Wagheeh Shukry Hassan PHD (Deputy Director (Digital Learning Platform Sector) @Ministry of Education Malaysia)
Dr. Hassan is the Deputy Director of the Digital Learning Platform at the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. Their mission is to uphold a quality education system that develops individuals to their full potential and fulfills the aspirations of the nation.

Sum Lih Kang (Executive Director @Pelangi Publishing Group BhD KLSE: PPG)
Sum Lih Kang is the Executive Director of Pelangi Publishing Group, a regional educational publisher since 1979. He is also the current Honorary Treasurer of Malaysian Book Publishers Association (MABOPA) and an Executive Committee member since 2015. He actively engages in activities related to publishing and education to keep abreast with the world educational trend. He aims to inspire and lead the way in educational excellence in an ever-changing global educational environment.

Pelangi Publishing is a regional educational publishing and printing company with operations predominantly in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. With its role as an international Education Service Provider, Pelangi Publishing Group continues to focus on its core mission of publishing “Quality Books for Quality Education”.

Dato Kamil Othman (Founder @Digital Content Education Council Malaysia)
Educated at the Malay College in Kuala Kangsar and the Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom, Kamil had his early career as a Financial Accountant with the Shell Group of Companies in Malaysia before joining the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDEC) as VP for the Creative Multimedia Division in 1999. In 2014, he became the Director General for the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) and later as Advisor on Creative Industries to the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (2017-18). Kamil was also the VP for the Busan-based Asian Film Commissioners Network (AFCNET), a position he held until 2019. He is still a member of the Tokyo-based Asian Content Business Summit (ACBS). Currently he is advisor to Maxman.TV in Malaysia and with the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. In August 2020, he initiated the Digital Content Education Council with the local Film & TV Industry Associations & Guilds with a view to address the needs for the upskilling a

Dr. Supot Rattanapun (Managing Director @Top Publishing Co.) – Executive Committee, The Publishers & Book Sellers Association of Thailand (PUBAT)
Supot is an Academic and publicist. Did his MBA at Ramkhamhaeng University and doctrine at Southeast Asia University. Supot is a research specialist and expert in strategic management, innovation, change and organisation development. He is based in Bangkok, Thailand and also has worked with the Technology Promotion Association (Thai-Japan TPA) and McGraw-Hill (MIE Thailand). He is also author of his latest “Technology Capability and Marketing Capability for Business Retention of the THAI Publishing Industry. Ph.D. Social Sciences Journal 13. Also Strategies for survival of the Publishing Businesses. Supot also a director of the “”

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