21-22 November 2011: 30th JAMECA-MAJECA Joint Conference in Tokyo, Japan/Malaysia Seminar in Tokyo, Japan/Visit to Yokohama City

Discussion topics during the Joint Conference were:

  • Recovery of the Supply Chain from Great East Japan Earthquake & Priority Business Areas by METI, Japan
  • Malaysian Economic Scenario & Progress of the Malaysian Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) by MITI, Malaysia
  • Malaysia as an Islamic Financial Hub by Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Possibilities of Japan-Malaysia Cooperation in Islamic Finance by Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ
  • Malaysian Business Environment, Now and Future by JACTIM
  • The Preferred Destination for Healthcare Travel (a Hidden Jewel) by Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Human Resources Development through Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) by MOFA, Japan
  • Urban Development & Environmental Technology – Smart Community Project by Toshiba
  • Smart City Development in Selangor by Mayor of Shah Alam
  • Smart City Development in Cyberjaya by Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd

Discussion topics during the Malaysia Seminar were:

    • Investment Environment in Malaysia by Malaysian Industrial Development Authority
    • Invest in Selangor by State Minister of Investment, Industries and Trade of Selangor
    • Smart & Sustainable Development: Medini Iskandar Malaysia by Iskandar Investment Berhad
    • Japanese Investment in Malaysia by Lion Corporation

During the visit to Yokohama, a lecture was held at the Yokohama City Hall entitled “Smart City Project in Yokohama”, outlining the Yokohama smart city project in cooperation with five other companies.

A tour to the local Eco-Facility was also held, where among the features shown were the solar-powered pavement & wind-generating house. There was also a visit to the Nissan Global HQ, where participants viewed the Electric Vehicle Testing Center & the eco-friendly company building.