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  • 1 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
Looking to delve into the world of digital marketing but lacking the basic knowledge? Explore how you can harness the power of digital within the context of your organisation’s marketing strategy in this digital marketing 101 workshop with Isaac Yew, a digital strategist at digital enablement agency C27. Gain […]
Isaac Yew
Isaac Yew
  • 1 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
Level up your mixology game as you master the art of crafting your very own cocktails and mocktails. This 2-hour session with Jasper Epsom – professional mixologist and Chivas brand ambassador – will take enthusiastic participants through the history of cocktail eras, the different variations of whisky cocktails and […]
Jasper Epsom
Jasper Epsom
  • 2 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
Motivations are powerful drivers of human behaviours and can lead to the formation of different habits. By understanding the science behind behaviours and habits, we can learn how to drive desired behaviours and get consumers engaged in products that result in long-term habits. Join gamification guru Sufiz Suffian in […]
Sufiz Suffian
Sufiz Suffian
  • 2 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
Do you wanna get ahead of the game in the world of content creation (and get those social media likes / followers / subscriptions on fire) but have no clue how? Join Ernest Ng, king of content creation and local webcomic genius behind popular series “Bro, Don’t Like That […]
Ernest Ng
Ernest Ng
  • 3 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
Ever went in for a fundraising round and wondered why you didn’t end up receiving that much-needed capital to grow your business? Learn how you can successfully raise funds for your startup in this workshop with Sam Shafie and Kashminder Singh, co-founders of PitchIn – a pioneer crowdfunding platform […]
Sam Shafie
Sam Shafie
Kashminder Singh
Kashminder Singh
  • 3 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
With the rise of social media influencers, brands have been jumping on board the influencer bandwagon by engaging these individuals to create eyeballs and raise the visibility of their brand. However, the pitfalls of becoming a paid influencer includes losing credibility for taking any and every job that comes […]
Sara Naser
Sara Naser
Natalie Hussain
Natalie Hussain
  • 4 October 2019
    11:45 am 12:45 pm
Should journalism be objective? What are the ethical responsibilities when advocating for a cause through journalism? How can unrepresented communities use media for advocacy? This panel brings together practitioners from journalism, film and communications to discuss the issue of advocacy through media.   […]
Nadira Ilana
Nadira Ilana
Kirsten Han
Kirsten Han
Juana Jaafar
Juana Jaafar
Ian Yee
Ian Yee
  • 4 October 2019
    2:30 pm 3:30 pm
What will a media company look like in the future? Especially one that, for the longest time, relied on print that flew off the runcit shelves? We ask three ad men – one who just happened to have jumped ship into, well, a ship that’s been taking on water. […]
Sa’ad Hussein
Sa’ad Hussein
Dato’ Sharil Tarmizi
Dato’ Sharil Tarmizi
Andreas Vogiatzakis
Andreas Vogiatzakis
  • 4 October 2019
    4:00 pm 5:00 pm
Gimme some truth – Journalism in an alternative-fact, post-truth world. Is the media the victim or the perpetrator? News organisations and journalists now grapple with #fakenews. With those last forwarded Whatsapp messages that carry “news” becoming increasingly believable by the masses, news organisations have to find new purpose in […]
Yusof Abdul-Rahman
Yusof Abdul-Rahman
Markus Heidingsfelder
Markus Heidingsfelder
Kirsten Han
Kirsten Han
  • 4 October 2019
    5:30 pm 6:30 pm
Data journalism is emerging as an important storytelling tool for journalists. Incorporating interactive elements into data-heavy pieces is a great way to engage audiences. At present in Malaysia, only Malaysiakini has dedicated resources to this field. Malaysiakini’s Kini News Lab has produced interactive projects on the Budget 2019, 1MDB, […]
Lee Long Hui
Lee Long Hui
Aidila Razak
Aidila Razak
  • 4 October 2019
    7:30 pm 9:30 pm
SALT – an immersive experience offering a glimpse into the journey a refugee. Around the world right now, there are more than 70.8 million people who are forced to flee home due to war, persecution and danger. In search of safety, hundreds of thousands have chosen cross the ocean, […]
  • 4 October 2019
    8:00 pm 10:00 pm
The power of influencers continues to rise which has led to influencer marketing becoming an integral pillar of any marketing campaign. Join Haniff Hamzah – Johara Pagi Era radio announcer, TV host, event emcee and voice over talent – and Prem Anand – digital leader, storyteller, marketer and technology […]
Prem Anand
Prem Anand
Haniff Hamzah
Haniff Hamzah
  • 5 October 2019
    10:00 am 11:00 am
The weather is great now, but just a couple of weeks back everyone was upset with the haze that enveloped our country, and region. It was the result of open burning in Indonesian plantations, and more specifically, palm oil plantations. It escalated into a blame game between Malaysian and […]
Surin Suksuwan
Surin Suksuwan
Benjamin Loh
Benjamin Loh
  • 5 October 2019
    11:30 am 1:00 pm
Democracy Classroom: Representation in Media in collaboration with PEN Malaysia  How are marginalised communities represented in media? What about the majority? What does a respectful and accurate representation of a community look like? Who has the power to represent a community, and are communities able to reclaim their voices? […]
  • 5 October 2019
    1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Come join us and learn the skill of terrarium making! With the guidance of our instructor, explore your crafty side and create your own story jars. Learn all about plant care and responsibility through this simple activity. Don’t buy a gift! Come make one and share it with loved […]
  • 5 October 2019
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Refresh your social media feed with photos from all those travels you’ve made by upgrading your travel photography skills in this workshop with seasoned wedding cum travel photographer Vinoth Raj Pillai. Gain a better understanding of what travel photography is all about, pick up some handy tricks on how […]
Vinoth Raj Pillai
Vinoth Raj Pillai
  • 5 October 2019
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm
With technology becoming more powerful and accessible, we will talk about Virtual Reality and how it came to be a household name. A technology which previously failed in mainstream adoption, we have brought Virtual Reality back and are giving you the control right in your hands. This workshop will […]
  • 5 October 2019
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm
While fast fashion seems to be the most popular choice for how we shop and clothe ourselves, it can also contribute to increasing amounts of waste, cut into the sustainability of materials, and contribute to unethical production and labour practices. These are areas of focus for UK artist and […]
Eliza Collin
Eliza Collin
  • 5 October 2019
    2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Travel – once a luxury, now a commodity. In recent years, there’s been an influx of low-density boutique hotels popping up across countless cities around the world. With basic needs being met, affordable rates and a guarantee of cleanliness, some travellers have shed the luxury hotels for these smaller […]
Toni Hinterstoisser
Toni Hinterstoisser
  • 5 October 2019
    3:00 pm 4:30 pm
In June 2019, one of Japan’s largest retailers — convenience store chain Seven Eleven — announced that it will be replacing the packaging of its rice balls (onigiri) with bioplastic. If plastic is the problem, is bioplastic really the solution? Bioplastics are a growing trend around the globe, researchers […]
  • 5 October 2019
    3:00 pm 5:00 pm
As mothers, we want to do everything humanly possible to make sure our daughters live happy, healthy lives. We want them to love themselves, to be confident, and most importantly, to be safe. However, in achieving this, there’s one area we tend to avoid talking about – sexual education. […]
Siti Aishah
Siti Aishah
  • 5 October 2019
    3:30 pm 4:30 pm
We wake up to a new reality every morning. Chatters abound with social issues, from inequality to the climate crisis. The young and marginalised are fighting for their rights. And on social media, images gain a superpower of their own. They are the barometer for cultural change, the window […]
Yaman Ibrahim
Yaman Ibrahim
Xyza D Cruz
Xyza D Cruz
Tom Potisit
Tom Potisit
Nadirah Zakariya
Nadirah Zakariya
  • 5 October 2019
    5:00 pm 6:00 pm
An amateur space-researcher developed an app to track satellites in the sky. The same app was then used by NASA for their launch missions. All over the world, individuals are developing solutions as a hobby with far greater impact then they imagined. In this session, astronomy enthusiast Isana Kashiwai […]
Isana Kashiwai
Isana Kashiwai
  • 5 October 2019
    7:00 pm 11:00 pm
In collaboration with the Goethe Institut, The Cooler Lumpur Festival will be screening two selections from the Science Film Festival. Decoding The Weather Machine  Eng, 113:23 minutes Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It’s  hard not to conclude that something’ s up with the weather. […]
  • 6 October 2019
    8:00 am 12:00 pm
Define SuperCanggih as you see it and through your lens. Your subject could focus on a social issue, a person who’s making an impact with their craft, or the most ordinary sights and scenes in a way you find inspiring. Walk the streets of Kuala Lumpur with PIXERF’s Definers […]
Tom Potisit
Tom Potisit
  • 6 October 2019
    8:00 am 12:00 pm
Define SuperCanggih as you see it and through your lens. Your subject could focus on a social issue, a person who’s making an impact with their craft, or the most ordinary sights and scenes in a way you find inspiring. Walk the streets of Kuala Lumpur with PIXERF’s Definers […]
Xyza D Cruz
Xyza D Cruz
  • 6 October 2019
    8:00 am 12:00 pm
Define SuperCanggih as you see it and through your lens. Your subject could focus on a social issue, a person who’s making an impact with their craft, or the most ordinary sights and scenes in a way you find inspiring. Walk the streets of Kuala Lumpur with PIXERF’s Definers […]
Nadirah Zakariya
Nadirah Zakariya
  • 6 October 2019
    8:00 am 12:00 pm
Define SuperCanggih as you see it and through your lens. Your subject could focus on a social issue, a person who’s making an impact with their craft, or the most ordinary sights and scenes in a way you find inspiring. Walk the streets of Kuala Lumpur with PIXERF’s Definers […]
Yaman Ibrahim
Yaman Ibrahim
  • 6 October 2019
    10:00 am 12:30 pm
Podcasts are more popular than ever, but what exactly goes into creating a great podcast? Join Sharmilla Ganesan to learn how to apply storytelling and journalistic approaches to the audio format, and how to create engaging and intelligent audio content. Calum Stuart from New Naratif will walk you through […]
Sharmilla Ganesan
Sharmilla Ganesan
Calum Stuart
Calum Stuart
  • 6 October 2019
    11:45 am 12:45 pm
“Why don’t you wear the headscarf? Don’t you know that our God has decreed as such?” “Have you asked for permission from your husband to go out for lunch with your friends? You can’t do anything without his consent.” “Don’t bother fighting with your ex husband. Men will always […]
Rozana Isa
Rozana Isa
Devi Asmarani
Devi Asmarani
  • 6 October 2019
    1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Every year, the world creates more than 2 billion tons of solid waste—roughly five times the total weight of all people on the planet. The linear supply chains used to extract and process material into goods consequently produces a significant amount of carbon emissions while exposing people and ecosystems […]
  • 6 October 2019
    2:00 pm 3:00 pm
According to an article published by Harvard Business Review, women as subjects of stories only appear in a quarter of television, radio, and print news in comparison to men who are seen three times more. And historically, the portrayal of the LGBT community in media has been negative, reflecting […]
Devi Asmarani
Devi Asmarani
  • 6 October 2019
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm
It’s time to talk rubbish. Creativity is making beauty from waste. What could be the best way to attract your community and friends into being an upcyclist? How can the upcycling movement play a role in circular economy and design? Let’s take a deeper look at how upcycling can […]
  • 6 October 2019
    2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Why don’t we think about somewhere or something far away far from here… say a faraway country, stars and planets, deep blue ocean and high mountains, something very big and small, the past and the future. Stop checking your friends’ updates on your cell-phone, forget about worrying over what […]
Isana Kashiwai
Isana Kashiwai
  • 6 October 2019
    2:30 pm 3:30 pm
How would you define ethical fashion? In a time of hyper-consumption and fast fashion that has many of us in an accelerated loop of buy and discard, how can we slow things down to look at the spectrum of sustainability when it comes to what we wear? Join four […]
Sasibai Kimis
Sasibai Kimis
Eliza Collin
Eliza Collin
Carolyn Lau
Carolyn Lau
Atiyya Zulkarnain
Atiyya Zulkarnain
  • 6 October 2019
    3:00 pm 5:00 pm
As mothers, we want to do everything humanly possible to make sure our daughters live happy, healthy lives. We want them to love themselves, to be confident, and most importantly, to be safe. However, in achieving this, there’s one area we tend to avoid talking about – sexual education. […]
Siti Aishah
Siti Aishah
  • 6 October 2019
    3:00 pm 4:30 pm
All products and services are designed for a one-way transaction, which resulted in our planet warming up and a continent of garbage floating in our ocean. The linear economic system is ripe for disruption from an innovative approach towards future businesses. What if you can redesign the take-make-waste system […]
  • 6 October 2019
    4:00 pm 5:00 pm
Issac Cheng is the vice-chairman of Demosistō, currently a year three student in Sociology at Shue Yan University. He was inspired by the protests against the National Education curriculum, and proceeded to join Demosisto when he was in secondary school. Cheng specialises in education and youth policies, especially issues […]
Isaac Cheng
Isaac Cheng