International Sustainable Technology, Energy and Civilization Conference (ISTECC 2015) on 10th to 11th January 2015

MYKYOTO (formerly known as KUAM during this conference) with support of Kyoto University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia, and University of Malaya organized ISTECC 2015 in conjunction with 16th South East Asian Forum. The two days conference was organized at Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur to gather academicians in various fields from Kyoto University to discuss about sustainable aspects and its impact in Asia.

 It was estimated 40 local and international participants involved to discuss and share views on the research progress related to green technology and sustainable development issues. This is absolutely could help to promote Malaysia as an institutional hub and research networks among participants to connect ideas towards policy and reality from South-Eastern and Japanese researcher. This will expand information access for scientific community in Malaysia towards the scientific world, technology, social, economy and engineering community.

 The conference was begun with the welcoming speech by Prof Dr. Hamdi Abd Shukor as the Chairman of KUAM and Vice Chancellor in Academics and International, University of Malaya. It was subsequently followed with the keynote speaker by Prof. Dr. Shiro Saka (Kyoto University), Prof. Dr. Masahiro Shioji (Kyoto University) and Prof. Dr. Dahlan Zainal (Malaysia). The first day was scheduled with the conference session presented by participants. On the second day, the participants were involved in the technical visit to the University of Malaya.