3rd International Sustainable Technology, Energy and Civilization Conference (ISTECC) 2017 on 8th August 2017

Kyoto Alumni Association Malaysia (MYKYOTO) collaborated with Pertubuhan Legasi Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Institute of Islam Hadhari, National University of Malaysia organized Forum on Islam, Civilization and Science (FICAS 2017) in conjunction with 3rd International Sustainable Technology, Energy and Civilization Conference at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel. The program was organized with Center of South-East Studies (CSEAS) Kyoto University, Japan as main co-organizer. This forum was held to promote and encourage dialogue with the local and international experts in the field of Islam, Civilization and Science in the modern age.

The forum was divided into two sessions. Under the theme of Science and Civilization, the first session was chaired by Dr. Zul Ilham Zulkiflee Lubes (University of Malaya/ MYKYOTO) and three renown panelists; Prof. Dr. Kayo Inaba (Executive Vice-President for Gender Equality, International Affairs, and Public Relations, Kyoto University, Japan), Prof. Dr. Ismail Abustan (University of Science Malaysia) dan Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Yusof Othman (Director of Islam Hadhari Institute, National University of Malaysia). In this session, panelists discussed the importance of cultivating human values and ethics in science to ensure the parallel development occurs within the human civilization and public benefits circumstances.

Under the theme of Islam in Modern Society, the second session was then chaired by Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Hassan Basri (National University of Malaysia) with panelists; Prof. Dr. Hashim Kamali (CEO, IAIS), Prof. Dr. Yasushi Kosugi (Director of Hadhari Center, Kyoto University) and Prof. Datuk Dr. Azizan Baharuddin (Head Director, Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) discussed in detail the role and importance of Islam in the current development to ensure the Islamic values would not be neglected in the policy and administration planning.

Puan Sheriffah Noor Khamseah Al-Idid, a participant in this program also expressed her support towards this program and showed interest to hear more challenging topics such as Islamic view on using nuclear to generate energy, particularly in risk management.

This forum was attended from more than 400 participants in the multiple backgrounds including of academicians, religious experts, policy maker, community leader and also attract attention from young professionals and students of higher learning institutions. Some participants also hoped the paper work from this forum could be published as a monograph for reference in future work undertaking.


Exploring the leading-edge researches on Science and Technology in ASEAN

Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar

University's Role for Human Resource Development in Conservation of Biodiversity and Bioresources

Juichi Yamagiwa

Academy-Industry Collaboration of a Japanese Company in ASEAN Countries

Haruo Takeda

Recent Advances and Future Prospects in Synthesis of Bioenergy and Bio-Based Materials from Biomass

Zul Ilham Zulkiflee Lubes

How to manage your good cholesterol

Koh Nagata

Kyoto Experience: Reflecting a Message of Harmony from our gut cells

Beni Sulistiono

Expressing Human Diversity: Dynamic Multilingualism in ASEAN

Nathan Badenoch

Hydrogen Energy Society: Current Status and Future Trends of Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine

Mohd Radzi Abu Mansor

Science and Technology Cooperation between ASEAN-Japan

Sotaro Ito

Japan ASEAN Science, Technology, and Innovation Platform (JASTIP)

Yasuyuki Kono