Malaysia Digital Expo Grand Finale Marks a Pivotal Step in Digital Transformation with Launch of DATA Program

The Malaysia Digital Expo (MDX 2023) Grand Finale, launched by the Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), is set to drive digital transformation in Malaysia. The event, featuring renowned speakers, celebrates digital innovation, and includes the announcement of the Digital Agriculture Technology Adoption (DATA) program.

7 November 2023 – The Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD), in conjunction with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s leading digital economy agency, unveiled the highly anticipated Malaysia Digital Expo (MDX 2023) Grand Finale today at the prestigious Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC). This flagship event is scheduled to captivate audiences from November 6th to 8th, 2023, and was graced by the esteemed presence of Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

MDX 2023 Grand Finale signifies the culmination of a transformative six-week journey, featuring 18 auxiliary events that kicked off on September 25, 2023. With an astounding participation of 120,000 individuals, MDX 2023 has taken the digital sphere by storm. Over the next three days, the world’s foremost industry experts will share their invaluable insights through a series of thought-provoking conferences and engaging networking sessions. In addition to these highlights, the event will feature an extensive exhibition and an exclusive MDX 2023 Awards Night, dedicated to recognizing and celebrating exceptional innovations and achievements within the local digital technology ecosystem.

A star-studded lineup at MDX 2023 Grand Finale includes AI Futurist and former Head of Go-To-Market at OpenAI, Zack Kass, who will grace the stage with a keynote presentation titled “Digital Edge: Shifting the Economic Narrative.” This grand event will also host distinguished speakers and industry leaders such as Ricky Kapur (Head of APAC, Zoom), Ahmed Emre Buyukklic (Country Advisor, Investment Office of Turkiye), Hiroyuki Kato (Director, Japan Peppol Authority), Jeremy Deutsch (President, Asia Pacific, Equinix Inc.), and a myriad of other prominent figures.

Meanwhile, the exhibition floor of MDX 2023 Grand Finale will witness the convergence of giants within the digital tech industry. Leading companies, including Grab, Capbay, Razer Merchant Services, Primary Guard, and Virtual Economy Technology, will be on full display, showcasing their cutting-edge products and services.

In an exciting revelation, the Prime Minister announced the launch of the groundbreaking Digital Agriculture Technology Adoption (DATA) program during the MDX 2023 Grand Finale. DATA represents an innovative initiative aimed at revolutionizing Malaysia’s agricultural sector through the integration of digital technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data Analytics (BDA), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the agricultural value chain. This tech-driven transformation is expected to yield a host of benefits, including increased productivity, enhanced crop yield and quality, improved income and revenue, reduced operational costs, and streamlined plantation management. Under the guidance of KKD and MDEC, the DATA program seeks to modernize Malaysia’s agriculture sector, promoting digital adoption, stimulating tech industry engagement, and fostering technology adoption for increased productivity, food security, and national economic growth.

MDX 2023 Grand Finale proudly carries the banner of Fusionex Group as the Diamond Sponsor, with ZTE (Malaysia) Corporation Sdn. Bhd. as the Gold Sponsor and TM Technology Services Sdn. Bhd. serving as the Official Technology Partner.

Author: Terry KS

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