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Foreword by Multimedia Development Corporation Foreword by MAMPU Conference programme speakers’ profile exhibition floor plan exhibitors’ profile 3 5 7 14 38 40

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Multimedia Development Corporation May 31, 2009 I am delighted to welcome you to the inaugural MsC Malaysia open source Conference 2009, Malaysia’s largest open source event, here in Kuala Lumpur from May 31st to June 3rd, 2009. on behalf of MsC Malaysia, we are proud of bringing you the due focus and spotlight on the open source segment of the information and communication technology (ICt) industry. Looking at the extremely challenging times in the global economy, we believe this conference is timely as it aims to foster change, innovation and growth in the industry, while emphasizing the theme “open to Change”. It is our utmost desire to host this international conference on an annual basis, here in Kuala Lumpur, for the global open source community. With our three tracks of Business, Developer and Community, MsC Malaysia open Conference 2009 has been designed with a content-first approach and has something unique to offer to everyone. the discussions and activities held in MsC Malaysia open Conference 2009 will provide exposure and knowledge on the importance of open source through enhancing competitiveness and freedom of choice in choosing affordable and workable solutions for all user segments. our sessions will also provide a platform for conference participants to actively interact, share and exchange the latest trends and issues on open source platform. Furthermore, the directions and latest innovations by the many subject matter experts, thought leaders and industry gurus present at this conference will be shared with the community, in the true spirit of open source. Participants will also learn from experts on how open source software can generate commercial and economic value-add to businesses. this is a perfect avenue where business participants can learn to be more creative and resilient in creating opportunities during these challenging times. on the other hand, developers can tap and grow new ideas and create new innovative products and services, whilst the community can gain insights and contribute further refinement of ideas. Hence, it is my sincere wish that you enjoy the myriad ideas, participate in the open discussions and at the same time broaden your network during this four-day conference. All the best! Yours sincerely,

Dato’ Badlisham Ghazali Ceo, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)


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by Director-General MAMPU

the open source software (oss) movement has indeed grown significantly over the recent years, pervasively used in our daily lives, and increasingly changing the landscape of the ICt industry. the motivations of interoperability and freedom of choice are further reinforced by cost benefits; an advantage that most industries, governments,and communities will appreciate during challenging times like now, where economic slowdown is seen worldwide. the effective use of ICt has always been integral to the transformation of the public sector delivery system. In this respect, the Malaysian Government has introduced its Public sector oss Master Plan since 2004. since its inception, the oss Master plan has achieved many milestones, where more than half of the government agencies have adopted and benefited from its implementation. Yet, the oss agenda of accelerating the growth the local ICt and the nurturing of an active oss community is yet to be fully pursued. the MsC Malaysia open source Conference 2009 has been organized to supplement the government's oss annual conference, MyGossCon to provide further exposure on the importance of active collaboration among the government, the business and the R&D community to sustain the oss ecosystem. With the theme "open for Change", this event will provide a great opportunity for all to exchange and refresh views, a possibility to shift paradigms and achieve better success as an innovating society. I wish to express my profound appreciation to MDeC for inviting MAMPU to be an important part of this conference. Wishing all a fruitful and enjoyable conference. thank you,

Dato' Normah Binti Md. Yusof Director-General MAMPU


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9:30am 10:00am Speakers

sUnDAY, 31 May 2009

ADempiere LAMP to Win Install Fest Cyber Security Red Hat [Bronx 6] [Bronx 5] [Manhattan 2] [Manhattan 3] Red1 Ahmad Amran Kapi Tutorials Competition Competition will be judged based on the rating below 1. 60% Community 2. 40% MDeC & Microsoft & MAMPU Bazaar Style Concept Tutorials 1. Ubuntu 2. Fedora 3. opensuse 4. FreeBsD / PCBsD 5. opensolaris MyCert Security Analyst

[Bronx 2]

Setting Up Developer Environment

1. Fedora Electronic Lab (FEL) Overview By: Mohammad Razi 2. Fedora Live USB By: Khairul Anwar Web Intrusion: 3. KVM Virtualization: As Practical Analysis Easy as 123 in Fedora with oss tools By: syamsul Anuar Abd nasir

12:30pm 1.45 pm Using SourceForge Trackers

LUNCH BREAK Web Application 1. Jboss: What the Fuss Is All About? DEMO InstallFest Security Common By: Muhammad Problems shuhir Idris Hands-on Session 2. SE Linux In A Nutshell With Ubuntu / Analysing By: eric Yeoh Fedora / Compromised 3. RPM Packaging: OpenSuse / Web Server: RFI HOW TO FreeBSD / By: Mohd Izhar Open Solaris Firdaus Ismail TEA BREAK Analysing Compromised Fedora Project: Web Server: SQL How to Get Involved Injection By: Harish & Izhar

Application Demo 2:45 pm Java Debugging

3.45 pm

4.00 pm

Compiling & Deploying ERP

5.00 pm

Apprentice Workshop 6.00 pm

Hands-on Session With Ubuntu / Judging Application Fedora / OpenSuse/ FreeBSD / Open Solaris

Analysing Compromised Web Server: Code Injection

Fedora 11: What’s New? By: Harish, eugene teo, Adli & Azaddin samat

Rectifying the Problems

How to write your resume to get the right job • How to Handle an Interview Running concurrently with Hackathon 7.00 pm 8.00 pm Welcoming Cocktail Ubuntu Party (By Invitation)


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9:30 am 9:45 am

MonDAY, 1 June 2009
DEVELOPER TRACK COMMUNITY TRACK [Manhattan 2] [Manhattan 2] [Manhattan 2] COFFEE BREAK [Bronx 6] [Bronx 5] Next Generation Mozilla Developing An Economic Firefox 3.5 Fennec, Bespin and Intelligence Aplication Using more Kohana and JQuery Mohd taufik Ismail, Krim network speaker: Gen Kanai, Mozilla Asia


WeLCoMe ADDRess: Exploring Frontiers in Open Source YBhg. Dato’ Badlisham Ghazali, CEO of MDeC oPenInG KeYnote: Malaysia’s Public Sector Initiative in Open Source YBhg. Dato’ normah Md. Yusof, Director General MAMPU, Prime Minister Dept, Malaysia.

10:05 am KeYnote: Anthony Baxter, GooGLe 10:50 am COFFEE BREAK & Press Conference [Manhattan 2] Surviving the Crisis 11:10 am with Open Source? Panel speakers: 1. Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya, sun Microsystems 2. Gery Messer , Red Hat 3. Matt olander, FreeBsD 11:55 am Moderator: saifol shamlan, VP, MDeC

[Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Kicking Butt on Concurrent Analysis & Design Method for Enterprise Application with Scala OSGi-based Development speaker: Azrul Hasni Madisa, Freelance JAVA Developer LUNCH (PRAYER BREAK) speaker: Azrinsyah Mirza Asfian, MIMos Berhad

12:40 pm 1:45 pm

KeYnote: Realizing Potential by oliver Bell, MICRosoFt [Manhattan 2] Can Open Source Bring About Your Phyton Design Pattern! Next Innovation Breakthrough? speaker: Panel speakers: Anthony Baxter, Google 1. Dato’ Dr. Kamaljit singh, GIRC 2. tengku Farith Rithaudeen, sKALI 3. Gen Kanai, Mozilla Asia 4. Ang Chin Han, Bytecraft Moderator: Dr. Raslan Ahmad, Ministry of science, technology & Innovation [Bronx 5]

[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 6] Musim Code - The Unique Partnership for Open Source Fund speaker: Dr Gopi Kurup, eXtoL

2:30 pm

[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Community Building & Open Source Licensing and YOU! Breaking Down the Barriers Open House Movement through Virtualization Panel speakers: 3:15 pm 1. tim ney, Linux Greenhouse 2. Prof. Datuk Khaw Lake tee, Deputy VC, Univ Malaya 3. Dr. Azman Firdaus shafii, Quantum Beez Moderator: David oh, Mindvault speaker: Frank Feldmann, Red Hat speaker: Andi Darmawan, Ubuntu ID


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4: 00 pm

MonDAY, 1 June 2009


[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Open Source CIO or CTO ? Growing Open Source Software as Contributing to Open Source in Backbones to Large Organizations Zero Lines of Code Panel speakers: 4: 20 pm 1. shihab Dato’ Kunhi Mohd, IMPACt 2. Dinesh nair, QubeConnect 3. Dr. Yuserri Yusoff, omnilogic Moderator: Ganesh Kumar Bangah, PIKoM [Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Commercialising Open Source DJANGO - The Python Framework Using FOSS for Education and Employment of Visually Handicap Panel speakers: speaker: 1. suresh Kumar, MIMos Low Kianseong, Developer 2. Zaid Hamzah, telekom Malaysia 5: 05 pm 3. niclas Hedhman, Apache software Foundation Moderator: Raguraman Gurusamy, Innovation & Commercialisation Div., MostI 5: 50 pm 8:30 pm END DAY 2 LIGHTNING TALK 1 LAUNCH OF OSDC.MY (Private Function) [Manhattan 2] speaker: Krishnakant Mane, tata Institute of Fundamental Research – GnoMe Accessibility speaker : Azhar Mustapha, neMesIs speaker: Ben Balbo,


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9:30 am

tUesDAY, 2 June 2009
DEVELOPER TRACK COMMUNITY TRACK [Manhattan 2] [Bronx 6] Best Practices & Obstacles in Open Source Projects speaker: timothy ney, Linux Greenhouse


PLAtInUM KeYnote: Collaboration @ Work by Harish Pillay, ReD HAt

[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] CASE STUDY: Malaysian Postgre SQL – Advance Open Administrative Modernisation and Source Database & YOU 10:15 am Management Planning Unit speaker: David Fetter, Malaysia (MAMPU) speaker: Dr. nor Aliah Zahri, MAMPU 11:00 am COFFEE BREAK [Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] Open Source and Open Standards How ADempiere Works – Why is This Important To You? Under the Hood 11:20 am Panel speakers speaker: Redhuan D. oon, 1. Dr. shamsul sahibuddin, ADempiere Director CAse, UtM [Bronx 5] 2. Dr. Dhanesh Ramachandram, FastCGI with PHP for IIS –Enabling UsM PHP on Windows 3. Yong Yoon Kit, Royal selangor 12.05 pm 4. Mahendran Munisamy, speaker: IBM Global technology Rohan thomas, Microsoft Moderator: Roslan Bakri Zakaria, MDeC 12:30 pm 1:45 pm KEYNOTE: Chris DiBona, GooGLe [Manhattan 2] Open Source ERP – Changing the World Landscape? Panel speakers 1. Kai schaeffer, ADempiere 2. Mark Rees, Century software Moderator: nurhizam safie, Asia e-University MONO by Novell speaker: Han Wen Kam, novell [Bronx 5] LUNCH (PRAYER BREAK)

[Bronx 6] Facebook Connect speaker: nasrul Amri samsudin, Facebook Developer Garage Cyberjaya [Bronx 6] Introduction to Open Web Technology (Open ID, Oauth, Atompub and Open Social) speaker: Mohanaraj Gopala Krishnan, Logistics Consulting Asia

[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 6] Cluster Management Software speaker: Luis Fernando Munoz, CeRn

2:30 pm

3 :15pm

[Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Entreprise 2.0 – How Business & FEDORA Moodle Magic: Ten Tips Government Should Take for Tired Teachers speaker: Harish Pillay, Fedora Advantage speaker: Mark steven, Forta tech solutions 1. Azrul Rahim, Jomsocial 2. Abu Mansur A. Manaf, sun Microsystems 3. Waikit Lau, scanscout Moderator: Rizatuddin Ramli, MDeC COFFEE BREAK [Manhattan 2] [Bronx 5] Hot Topics in Open Source Security What Linux Desktop Can Do FOSS Adoptions in That Others Can’t Malaysian Education Panel speakers 1. Adli Wahid, Cybersecurity Malaysia 2. Dr. shahrin shahibuddin, UteM, Melaka 3. Justin tan, extol 4. Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran, Hack in the Box Moderator: shahril Abd. Malek, sCAn Associates END DAY 3 [Bronx 6]

4:00 pm

4:20 pm

speaker: Prakash Advani, Canonical speaker: Muhammad najmi Ahmad Zabidi, International Islamic University, Malaysia

5:05 pm 10


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9:30 am

WeDnesDAY, 3 June 2009


KeYnote: Customer service Interaction solution on open source Platform By Bernard Yeong, 1001 teCH [Manhattan 5]

CASE STUDY: 10:15 am Open Source Models? speaker: tan tze Meng, open source enthusiast 11:00 am

[Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Mobile Apps Development Using Websecurity: Are Your Web Open Source Software Servers Part of Botnet? speaker: Mohd Hafiz Ismail aka Mypapit COFFEE BREAK speaker: Mahmud Ab Rahman, Cybersecurity Malaysia

[Manhattan 5] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] CASE STUDY: Open Source Onion & Spaghetti Seamless Service Migration Using 11:20 am Competency Centre PF & FreeBSD speaker: sara Falamaki, CsIRo speaker: tan King Ing, osCC speaker: Josh Paetzel, Ixsystem [Manhattan 5] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Using Open Source in the Asterisk Solutions for Hands-on with Open Source for Creative Industry Telecommunication Providers the Mobile Internet Panel speakers 12:05 pm 1. shahril Ibrahim, Rhythm & Hues 2. Waikit Lau, scansout 3. Wai Keen Wong, Aflexi Moderator: Hasnul nadzrin shah, MDeC 12:50 pm 1:45 pm LUNCH (PRAYER BREAK) KeYnote: Bigger than the Community by Mark Rees, CentURY soFtWARe [Manhattan 5] [Bronx 6] [Manhattan 5] [Bronx 5] Broadband and Open Source Uncovering Online Videos: Zonestraits Free DNS Environment – What Works? Efforts of Open Source for Community 2:15 pm Panel speakers 1. Ahmad Azhar Yahya, HsBB telekom Malaysia 2. Dr. Hiew Pang Leang, Bt Research 3. Ryaz Patel, InteL Moderator: Ir. Wan Murdani, MDeC [Manhattan 5] CASE STUDY: Government 2.0 PCBSD Solutions for Economic Downturn speaker: Mohd nazri Md. said, Universiti Perguruan sultan Idris, Malaysia [Manhattan 5] Reducing TCO of ICT through the MSCS Innoflex Solution & MSCDeveloping Local ICT Entrepreneurs & Making Profit. Can It Be Achieved? speaker: YM Raja Ahmad nizam, MIMos smart Computing 4.30 pm COFFEE BREAK / END OF CONFERENCE [Manhattan Ballroom] [Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Developing the Next Generation of Open Source Application speaker: Bruno Georges, Red Hat Asia Pacific, Japan speaker: Waikit Lau, sCAnsCoUt speaker: Dr Daniel Ali Aman Krehenbuehl, Intuit Innovations speaker: Ryaz Patel, InteL

speaker: Amir Haris Ahmad, Zonestraits

3:00 pm

speaker: Mat olandear, ixsystems

3.45 pm

[Bronx 5] [Bronx 6] Open Source Technologies and Development Based on Visual Effects: Keeping the Pipeline Community Code: A Success Story Moving at Rhythm & Hues Studios speaker: Uwe Dippel, Universiti tenaga nasional speaker: Marc Hawson, Rhythm & Hues



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speakers’ Profile


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Chris DiBona
As the open source Programs Manager for Google, Chris’ job includes running the summer of Code and releasing open source software on Google's Code website, which can be found at Prior to joining Google, Chris was an editor/author for the popular online website and He is an internationally known advocate of open source software and related methodologies. He coedited the award winning essay compilations "open sources" and "open sources 2.0" and writes for a great number of publications. He was also briefly the Linux guy on techtV and speaks on a variety of open source issues internationally.

Anthony Baxter
Anthony has been involved in the open-source community for more than a decade, and largely working on Python for the last few years. He’s was the release manager for Python. this is much less glamorous than you might think. After a number of years working for a travelbased telephone company, he’s recently started working for Google Australia. He has worked in the Internet area and in the telco space where he gets to exercise his incredibly short attention span by working on far far too many things at once. He’s written or contributed to more open source projects than he can remember – mostly related to networking and protocol implementations.. Anthony’s spoken at a number of conferences, including a keynote at 2008, at each of the 4 osDC conferences held so far, and presented effective Python Programming at osCon 2005.

Matthew Olander
Matt is currently the Cto of at iXsystems, which is a business-friendly way to say that he plays on server equipment and breaks software most of the day while trying to avoid meetings. He has 15 years of enterprise networking and systems analysis experience and is responsible for the over-all technical vision of the company. A long time BsD advocate, Matt is a member of the FreeBsD Project's Marketing and Public Relations teams. Matt was previously Director of It at BsDi.


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Sara Falamaki
sara is a software developer based in sydney. she currently works in a traffic enforcement company, writing software to extract infringement information from roadside gadgets like cameras, induction loops and speed limit signs. she has previously worked at a web start up, an industrial automation company and has tutored classes at university. sara developed systems enabling traffic enforcement tools to communicate and corroborate traffic events. Most of her development work is done using C++ on top of an ACe based framework. sara also designed database schema and sQL queries, implemented site monitoring system using Python and AJAX.

Krishnakant Mane
Free software developer, social engineer, teacher and activist, Krishna is actively involved in technical and non-technical training, such as orientation of office staff towards usage of linux in various organizations and helping them to develop a chain of support system and knowledge base. Presently, Krishnakant is working as a Project Fellow in Homi Bhaba Centre for science education (HBCse) lab with Dr. nagarjuna of the tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. Before joining HBCse, Krishnakant worked as an advisor to several state governments in India for creating awareness about accessibility technologies for the education of handicapped people.

Waikit Lau
Waikit is the Co-Founder and President of scanscout. He has extensive experience building emerging media businesses and technologies. In his role as Co-Founder and President of scanscout, Waikit leads the company’s vision and growth. Prior to co-founding scanscout, Waikit was the Director of strategy and Business Development at scientific Atlanta (a division of Cisco) where he helped lead product strategy for next-generation media delivery platforms. Before scientific Atlanta, he was an investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, investing in and working with early-stage technology companies.


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Gery Messer
As Vice President of technology solutions (ts) in Asia Pacific and Japan, Gery Messer is responsible for building strong services expertise around networked storage, open storage Management and Business Continuity to foster greater and more individualized customer focus across the region. He is based in shanghai and has been working in the Asian region for the last ten years. Prior to joining eMC, Messer was with Deloitte Consulting as the President and Regional Managing Director of Korea, leading the entire Management Consulting practice, including strategy & operations, change leadership and educational services. He was formerly the Managing Director of Deloitte Consulting south east Asia, responsible for the technology Practice (eRP) in the region. In both roles, he was instrumental in significantly increasing Deloitte Consulting's market penetration and revenues in Korea and south Asia. Gery holds an MBA from the University of Berne in switzerland, where he majored in the science of Industrial Management.

Tan Tze Meng
tze Meng has been in the ICt industry since graduating with a Computer engineering degree from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1986. Having worked in data communications, electronics manufacturing, software development and was involved in the startup and early development of one of Malaysia's largest Internet service Providers, tze Meng is long time user and supporter of FreeBsD (since version 2.x) and an advocate of open source in general, especially during the early days of MnCC's open source special Interest Group (ossIG). He also presented a paper at FossCon 2003 "the Case for open source: oss vs. Proprietary software" which has been cited by various other papers on open source. He is currently with Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).

David Oh
David has extensive experience having practised as an Advocate & solicitor in the Intellectual Property Department of skrine & Co and subsequently in his own firm, the Law office of David oh. His expertise covers the vast Intellectual Property arena having worked with clients from a broad range of sectors including retail; manufacturing; broadcasting, media and entertainment; interactive /enhanced television; information technology and e-Commerce. Being a much sought-after speaker, David has over a decade of


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experience in training and development having participated in seminars and workshops with organizations such as the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA), Malayan Law Journal (MLJ), Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Academy ofsciences Malaysia and Asia Business Forum (ABF).

Dinesh Nair
Dinesh has been actively involved in creating new networking, security and Internet applications based on open source architecture since 1986. He designed the PicoBsD embedded operating system jointly with Andrej Bialeki; developed m0n0wall embedded firewall distribution tool and created a smartcard operating software for Malaysia’s national identification card and passport. other significant projects include the development of Malaysia’s Ministry of Health telemedicine network with WorldCare Asia Pte Ltd; Celcom Malaysia GsM network and due diligence studies for Malaysian Venture Capital Management sdn Bhd (MAVCAP). In July 2004, Dinesh co-founded QubeConnect sdn Bhd with sin Hock Kian. Dinesh is currently the Cto of QubeConnect.

Ang Chin Han
Han is a coder at heart, having been programming since 1986 and using Linux since 1996. He is a firm believer and supporter of open source software, particulary interested in the development of the PostgresQL relational database. He joined Byte Craft and have led and implemented a number of open source software based projects with them. He is now managing the technical team and direction of the company as the technical Director. Lately he has been active in the local Drupal CMs, as well as the Myoss community.

Dr. Raslan Ahmad
Raslan Ahmad is the Director of ICt Policy Division, Ministry of science, technology and Innovation, Malaysia (MostI). Raslan began his career 16 years ago as Coordinator for Corporate Planning Division of MIMos (Malaysian Institute of Microelectronic system), agencies under MostI. His professional expertise is extensive, and ranges from corporate planning and managing government ICt grant to inclusion of ICt by community as a tool for capacity building of partners in developing countries.

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Raslan gained a B.A (Hons) degree in southeast Asian studies and Master of Philosophy in Human Development at the University of Malaya in 1987 and 1991 and Ph.D in science Policy and technology Management at Policy Research in science, engineering and technology (PRest), an institute of the University of Manchester in 1999.

Dr. Yusseri Md. Yusoff
Dr. Yusseri Md. Yusoff is the Chief technical officer of omnilogic sdn. Bhd., a software development company specialising in open source software. He was also the Project Director for a recently concluded Government of Malaysia initiative, titled “the Malaysian Public sector open source software Initiative, Phase 1” headed by the Malaysian Administrative Management and Modernisation Planning Unit (MAMPU). Dr. Yusseri holds a Ph.D. from the school of electronics and Physical sciences, University of surrey, an in telecommunications and Information systems from the University of essex and a B.eng. in electronic engineering (Computing) from the University of sheffield. He is also a member of the Institute for electrical and electronics engineers (Ieee).

Prof. Datuk Khaw Lake Tee
Prof Datuk Khaw Lake tee is a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), University Malaya. she was a dean in the law faculty. she is an expert in Intellectual Property (Patent, trade marks, copyright, designs, traditional knowledge, layout designs, confidential information), Land Law, Property Law And Conveyancing (torrens system, national Land Code, land dealings, registration of title) and Information technology Law (Cyberlaw, information and communications law, internet, intellectual property, jurisdiction). she is also an author to several books on copyrights law.

Dato’ Dr. KamalJit Singh
entrepreneur, technologist, Writer, thinker, Doer, and often dubbed as “Dr Innovation” by the industry, Dato’ Dr Kamal is currently the executive Director of Global Innovation Research Centre (GIRC), a strategic think-tank to instill innovation in Malaysian industry, government and education sectors. His passion is innovation, which he believes to be a direct result of our core thinking processes. Dato’ Dr Kamal was previously the Ceo of Bt Multimedia Malaysia


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and Head of the Asian Research Centre (ARC) in Kuala Lumpur. Prior to Bt, He spent 8 years with Panasonic new Zealand, which he left as the general manager. He is a regular speaker at many international technology conferences and a columnist in "the edge", Malaysia's premier business weekly. He is also a member of the technical Resource Group (tRG) of Malaysia’s third Industrial Master Plan (IMP 3), being developed by Ministry of International trade & Industry.

Dr. Azman Firdaus Shafii
As a Colombo Plan scholar, Dr Azman studied at the University of sydney, Australia where he graduated with the ICI Australia and new Zealand Prize for Chemical engineering. He then went to Aston University, UK, to do his PhD in Computer Process Control, and later an MBA at Harvard Business school, UsA. He first taught Chemical engineering and Computer Programming at Universiti Malaya, and moved on to hold top management positions in public listed companies such as Golden Hope Plantations Berhad, Intria Berhad and Costain PLC, UK. In 1998, Dr Azman decided to pursue his technopreneurial vision. He founded the Aldrix Group ( spearheaded by an R&D driven company, Quantum Beez sdn Bhd (formerly known as open source systems sdn Bhd) a Malaysian pioneer in Linux based Cluster Computing, open source software and Bioinformatics.

Prof. Dr. Sharin bin Sahib @ Sahibuddin
Having a PhD in Parallel Processing (sheffield, UK), Msc in eng system software, & Bsc in engineering Computer systems (Purdue Univ.), Prof sharin is the Dean of Faculty of Information and Communications technology, Universiti teknikal Malaysia Melaka. Prof. sharin field of expertise is in network, system, security, network Admin and Design.

Redhuan D. Oon
Redhuan D. oon or 'Red1' is the leader of the ADempiere eRP project. He spent his time mostly in his 2 acre farm on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia connected only by a thin copperline with broadband access. It was in this farm starting in 2003 where he managed to create his, housing mostly technical and basic tutorials on Compiere eRP software. His enlightening writing style drew worldwide acclaim and won him


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enough overseas projects as far as new York and Bonn. When Compiere was funded and closed up, its community requested Red1 to conduct a forking debate which gave rise to the ADempiere project with Red1 as its temporal leader. today ADempiere eRP is the top community open source project in and enjoys a growing following of experts, developers, implementors and users. It now has an HQ based in Berlin. Asia e-University has started a Masters programme based on ADempiere in 2009 with Red1 that is also published as books by Pearson and Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka.

Tengku Farith Rithauddeen
tengku Farith is the Group Ceo and Co-Founder of sKALI. the vibrant tengku Farith, or better known as tF amongst sKALI’s staff, is responsible for the strategic vision, overall management and leadership of sKALI. In 2002, Farith was selected as one of the 100 Global Leaders for tomorrow (GLt) by the World economic Forum, Davos of switzerland. In 2004, he was the first recipient of the Young entrepreneur award by the Malay Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia and in 2006 was awarded the prestigious eisenhower Fellowship for 2007 by the eisenhower Foundation, UsA. Farith was the President of teAM, technopreneurs Association of Malaysia from 2004 to 2007 and also a co-founder and current advisor of the new entrepreneur Forum (neF). He sits on other advisory boards both in the public and private sectors which focus mainly on Industry and netpreneur development in Malaysia.

Y.Brs Dr. Nor Aliah binti Mohd Zahri
Dr. nor Aliah is the Deputy General Director of ICt at MAMPU (Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit). she has had numerous experience in the government ICt sector. Before her current appointment, she was the Director of ICt Policy and Planning Division, MAMPU (2001-2006), Head of training and Innovation Unit in IntAn (1995-2000), Computer Manager in Department of Public service (1989-1991), senior Program Coordinator in IntAn (1987-1987), Computer Manager in Ministry of Primary Industries (1984-1987) and system Analyst in Department of statistic (1978-1982). she completed her Ph.D in Database & natural Language at the University of London, her Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence at


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the Brighton Polytechnic, her system Analyst Diploma at IntAn and also did her Business economy Degree in Business Administration at Universiti Malaya.

Ahmad Azhar
Ahmad Azhar, 45, holds a Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from oklahoma state University. He began his career in 1987 as an engineer in Agilent technologies (formerly known as Hewlett Packard). He then joined management consultants, Accenture in 1990 servicing a portfolio of clients in Malaysia, Asia and Middle east in various industries from communications to high technology, oil and gas and the public sector. His experience includes strategic planning and change management, business and operations support systems, enterprise resource management, revenue and customer relationship management. He became a Partner at Accenture in 2000 before joining tM as Group Chief Information officer on 2 August 2004. In 2008, Ahmad is now the Programme Director of High speed Broadband (HsBB) Programme in tM.

Zaid Hamzah Zaid Hamzah is the telekom Malaysia's senior Vice President, Group Regulatory, Legal & Compliance tM. He has over 21 years of professional work experience spanning government service, legal practice and in-house counsel work with an MnC. Prior to joining tM, Zaid was a consultant to Microsoft's Legal & Corporate Affairs, Asia Pacific, based in singapore. His career achievements include his role as a consultant to the Malaysian Government on the development of the Malaysian national Intellectual Property policy in 2003, advising the Malaysian national ICt security & emergency Response Centre (nIseR) on the development of their e-security Legal Risk Management Framework and MAMPU on the commercialization of e-government applications.

Raguraman Gurusamy
Raguraman Gurusamy was a law lecturer in University technology Mara till 2006. He read Law in Leeds Metropolitan University United Kingdom and holds a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property from University of Leeds United Kingdom. He is currently working in the Innovation and Commercialisation Division in the Ministry of science technology and Innovation Malaysia and specializing in Commercialisation of Intellectual Property. He has been involved with negotiation and commercialisation of e- Government projects


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and he is also Part of the Malaysian Free trade Agreement negotiation team on Intellectual Property Rights Chapter.

Dr. Dhanesh Ramachandram
Dr.Dhanesh Ramachandram is a senior lecturer with the school of Computer sciences, UsM. He is a member of the Computer Vision Research Group (CVRG). He completed his PhD in the area of Robotic Vision and Artificial Intelligence. His research interests include Medical Image Analysis, semantic Image Understanding and AI-based approaches in Information Retrieval. He currently coordinates the development of the software framework and is an active advocate of open-source software.

Niclas Hedhman
Born in 1964 in sweden, niclas is one of the founders of the oPs4J project. He has also founded and worked heavily on the Digital Product Meta Library and in various projects at the Apache software Foundation, where he is a full Member since 2007. His work as Chief Architect at eWarna sdn Bhd (2000-2003) with online Color Communication and Color Management solutions in the textile industry led to a APICtA (M) "Best software" and "Best of the Best, Prime Minister's Award" in 2002. In 2006, he joined the expert Group of JsR-291, Dynamic Component support for Java se, which is to formalize the osGi framework, module, lifecycle and service layers into a Java industry standard. the heavy use of osGi here at oPs4J as well in a professional capacity at scanCoin, led to niclas' inclusion as a initial committer for the eclipse RsP-UI proposal.

Andy Darmawan
Andy Dermawan is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is involve in Ubuntu-id Member, Ubuntu-id Activities, Development for Blankon, a member of Ubuntu Membership Board – Asia and oceania Region, and also Committee Member for IGos (Indonesia Go-open source. He is currently attach to Departemen Komunikasi dan Informatika Republik Indonesia. Mr. Andy has vast experience in C, C++ , PHP , Python, Java


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Tim Ney
timothy ney is well-known and respected for his advocacy of digital access, as well as his extensive knowledge of open source licensing and business models. As co-founder of the Linux Greenhouse, which nurtures collaborative innovation in the private and public sectors, he has advised governments in Brazil, Chile, China, Korea and spain on It strategy. He served as executive of the GnoMe and Free software foundations, where he grew the impact of those organizations around the world. He fostered corporate involvement with open source, convening the first seminar for corporations on the General Public License (GPL) at MIt and advising the team that introduced nokia's Internet tablet to the developer community. ney serves on the board of the solo Foundation and the advisory boards of the open source software Institute, Government open source Conference (GosCon) and Composers Collaborative in new York.

David Fetter
David Fetter is based in the san Francisco Bay Area and has worked in various commercial enterprises, non-profits and educational institutions. He has worked extensively with oracle, PostgresQL, MysQL, Perl, PHP, PL/sQL, PL/PgsQL, PL/Perl and (of course!) vim on transaction processing and business intelligence systems. He has spoken about PostgresQL at many conferences. In his free time, he helps run several organizations for computer professionals including the san Francisco Perl Users' Group and the san Francisco PostgresQL Users' Group.

Kai Schaefer
Kai spoke in nuremberg on the open source meets Business conference in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 on the topic of the experience the schaeffer AG made with ADempiere. In 2007 he won the 2nd prize of 2k euro which he then conducted the first ever ADempiere Conference where he sponsored the top contributors of the community around the world to come to Berlin. that sparked a wider appearance of virtually the whole european and Us community. Kai also spoke at the CeBIt 2009 open source Forum as the chairman of the "ADempiere Deutschland e.V." He contributed the Windows Installer for ADempiere and able to code in 5 languages. In 2005 he started with the customization of Compiere and later ADempiere to the special requirements of his own end-user company, "schaeffer AG". Followed by a slow step by step introduction at different departments. Highlight this June: Broad Introduction at our Us branch.

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Mahendren Munisamy
Mahendren Munisamy joined IBM in April 2004 after obtaining his Masters Degree in Computer science from Kobe University, Japan. He was initially part of the Virtual Innovation Center’s (VIC) Websphere technical support team where he was primarily responsible for providing support to IBM Business Partners regarding technical issues concerning Websphere software. In 2006 he took on the role as leader of the Kuala Lumpur Websphere User group and was chosen to champion IBM soA initiatives within the AseAn technical sales support team. Mahen has also provided assistance to in porting applications to IBM technology through technical engagements at the IBM Innovation Center (IIC) in Kuala Lumpur. He is now assigned to the IIC as a technology evangelist, a role that requires him to introduce IBM software innovations to developers around the AseAn region.

Nurhizam Safie Mohd. Satar
nurhizam safie Bin Mohd satar is the Dean of the school of ICt in Asia e University. His research and professional consultancy are focussed towards open source Computing, e-learning and ICt Project Management. He is an active promoter of open source Capacity Building through working relationship with Centre of International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC) singapore office. through school of ICt, he has introduced the executive Master in open source Computing, executive Master in open source eRP (Adempiere) and Bachelor of ICt (open source Computing), a unique programmes of its kind in Asia.

Saifol Bahri Shamlan
saifol has been MDeC’s VP for Industry Development since February 2008. During his eight years as an It and management consultant, he gained much experience in a wide range of industry verticals such as property development, plantations, banking and financial institutions, capital and money market, technology development, cottage industries, facility management, e-commerce, etc. He was involved in providing consultancy in It planning, financial analysis, market strategy, operations management, business strategy and planning, industry studies, among his many assignments as a consulting partner. Following the dotcom crash, saifol took on the job as Ceo in Dagang net, where he managed to turn around the company’s business from


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stagnation into high growth. He was also instrumental in launching Dagang net’s ePermittM service which eventually won the MsCAPICtA Award as well as ZDnet Asia’s Best e-Government Award in 2005. From Dagang net, he went on to become the Director of technology strategy and Innovation in UeM Group Berhad. During his brief tenure in UeM, saifol conceptualized and promoted the use of open source platforms for the Group’s unified communications and office automation, which will ultimately involve 15,000 desktops within over 30 companies. At MDeC, saifol is taking on the challenge to develop an entire It industry for Malaysia, by re-shaping the corporation’s Industry Development functions into an organisation that performs end-to-end aid in development, growth and commercialisation of the numerous players in Malaysia’s It industry.

Mark Rees
over his 20+ years as a programmer, Mark has programmed in 15 different languages, but has the most fun programming in Python which he has been using since 1997. Developer of the isapi_wsgi adaptor and the Zope Informix Database adaptor. With CLI he sees a chance to be able to leverage the best language for specific software components and with the help of Mono deploy cross-platform. He is also the current convenor of syPy, the sydney Python User Group. Mark is a software Development Manager, Century software north sydney, nsW, Australia.

Harish Pillay
Harish Pillay has been the open source evangelist with Red Hat Asia Pacific since september 2003. He joined Red Hat from Maringo tree technologies, an open source consultancy, training and services company he co-founded in 2002. He has held senior management and technical positions at Brokat Asia, sembawang Media, CsA Automated and CsA Holdings. An avid open source activist and commentator, Harish co-founded the Linux Users' Group singapore (LUGs) in 1993. He was elevated to a Fellow of the singapore Computer society in 2009 and is a member of the Institute of electrical and electronic engineers.


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Adli Wahid
Adli Wahid of Cybersecurity Malaysia manages the Malaysia Computer emergency Response team (MyCeRt) on a day to day basis. our team provide incident handling service for anything related to .MY, watch and warn activities, and co-ordination with other security teams (FIRst, APCeRt), research groups (i.e. the Honeynet Project) and interest groups (i.e. APWG, shadowserver) He specializes in malware, phishing and visualization and has designed and co-ordinated cyber drill exercise at the national and regional level.

Justin Tan
Justin tan brings a wealth of business and technology experience to extol MsC. He became part of the extol team in 1995 as a system engineer and was subsequently appointed as its technical Director in 1998 leading product commercialization activities and overseeing technical innovation. In 2003, Justin assumed the role of Chief executive officer and his key responsibilities include setting the direction of extol MsC and formulating the strategies to achieve these goals. Justin is currently the chairman of WG3 under the technical committee (tC5), commissioned by sIRIM to oversee information security.

Ryaz Patel
Ryaz Patel heads the sales and marketing operations in Malaysia. As country manager, he is responsible for the growth of Intel's business through channel distribution, local oeMs and multinationals (MnCs) in Malaysia. He will also focus on driving strategic partnerships with the Government and ecosystem players to accelerate technology adoption in Malaysia as well as drive market expansion strategies to grow the local consumption. Ryaz joined Intel in 1995 and has held several regional roles over the years. His previous role was the regional product marketing manager for desktop and mobile platforms where he was responsible to drive and accelerate product launches and transitions for Intel's desktop and mobile technologies, including the Intel® Centrino® Mobile technology and Intel® Core™2 Duo processors. He was also responsible for working with channel partners, local oeMs and MnCs to drive and implement Intel's product roadmaps.


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Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran
Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran is a Founder and Chief executive officer for Hack In the Box ( and the main organizer behind HItBsecConf; the largest network security conference in Asia and the Middle east.

Rizatuddin Ramli
Rizatuddin Ramli is a dynamic, results oriented technology executive with broad experience in general management, technology management and customer care. Demonstrated record of success in implementing new concepts and methods to drive transformational change across the organization. Joined Multimedia Development Corp in 1998 and currently the Director of Global Profiling and Portfolio Management. His current role involves developing MsC Malaysia global icons as a function of innovative companies, products and services to requirements of the aligned business goals of MsC Malaysia.

Roslan Bakri
Mr. Roslan is a Co-founder of the new entrepreneur Forum [neF], the original 10 of neF Members and Represented neF in Key Government initiatives. He is the technical Committee Member for the development of 9th Malaysian Plan, Collaborated with the technopreneur Association of Malaysia [tePage | 17AM] in the strategizing, development and implementation of the CRADLe Investment Program [CIP], Working team for the development of the BCIC2 for the Government of Malaysia and Developed a strategic master plan for bumiputra technopreneur development MDeC.

Tan King Ing
tan King Ing currently serves as the Deputy Director of the ICt Policy and Planning Division of MAMPU and is primarily responsible for the implementation of the Malaysian Public sector open source software Program. Her work experience covers It strategic planning, policy formulation, systems development, operations, project management and consulting. she has contributed in drafting the electronic Government Vision and various ICt policies, standards adoption and guidelines preparation for government agencies in ICt implementation. she was the project manager of the Civil service Link, the City Command Center and now the Public sector oss Program. she was also actively involved in the implementation of the MsC Malaysia / electronic Government flagship project.

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tan King Ing obtained her Masters of science in It from the University of stirling, United Kingdom and has served the civil service for almost twenty seven years.

Dr. Hiew Pang Leang
Hiew Pang Leang is currently the Ceo of Bt Multimedia Malaysia and heads Bt’s Research Centre in Malaysia. He is responsible for managing the research and exploration of technologies and innovations for Bt in the areas of Mobility and Convergence as well as Broadband Communications and Applications. Prior to joining Bt, Hiew was an associate professor at Monash University and the founding Head of school for the school of Information technology. He was also founding director of the Information and Communication technologies enterprise Research & Development Centre. Hiew is a strong advocate of open source philosophy. He has delivered keynotes and chaired a number of internal open source event and conference. He was also on the drafting committee for Malaysia’s national open source Policy back in 2004. Hiew now applies his open source knowledge into his research in information and communication technologies.

Yong Yoon Kit
Yong Yoon Kit is currently the Group It Manager for Royal selangor International. He graduated from Imperial College reading Information systems engineering. He has been an avid user of Free software since the early 1990s and have since advocated for more Foss usage in the Malaysian context. He is also in the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) ICt & Multimedia committee and chair of the Foss-sIG. In this capacity he contributes to standards development in sIRIM. over the years, he has given talks on Foss in FMM, MyGossCon, Asia CIo, and BarcampKL

Oliver R. Bell
As Regional technology officer, oliver is responsible for Microsoft’s technology policy initiatives and engagements with Government and Academic leaders across Asia and Australasia. through this bidirectional dialogue, he ensures that the unique needs of these constituencies are reflected in Microsoft’s technology and development strategies. Prior to this position oliver spent seven years at Microsoft’s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Most recently he held the


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position of Director for Government Interoperability Programs and Projects, working with Microsoft’s global network of subsidiaries to define replicable ways in which Governments could implement cross departmental services for citizens and businesses. In addition oliver and his group were also responsible for establishing programs through which Governments globally are able to share and reuse best practice and solution based intellectual property.

Ben Balbo
Ben Balbo was born in Germany, grew up in the UK, lives in Melbourne, and likes Guinness. While he isn’t drinking Guinness (which is most of the time in Melbourne, as it just doesn’t taste the same), he earns a living as a PHP developer and trainer, security consultant, and open source developer. He has been known to talk in public about web development-related topics, which comes as part of the package of being on the committees of both the Melbourne PHP User Group and open source Developers’ Club. Although he wouldn’t admit this, he participates at this level only in order to go to restaurants or pubs after the meetings.

Bruno Georges
Bruno Georges is the Director of Middleware, Red Hat Asia Pacific , Japan. Bruno has over 18 years It experience working in the Banking, trading, Insurance and telco industries, where he has been primarily involved with the architecture of eCommerce solutions and managing software Development teams. since 2001 he has spoken at numerous international conferences about Web services standards, enterprise Application Integration, soA, and the adoption of open source technologies. Bruno previously headed the Application Development Group at Glencore International AG, the largest private company in switzerland. Bruno was responsible for initiating and driving the adoption of an open source based soA strategy, leading to a highly successful deployment.

Mark Stevens
Mark stevens is currently working in Malaysia as the Moodle subject Matter expert for Forta tech solutions' LMs project (sponsored by MAMPU). His responsibilities include recommendations on Moodle configuration, deployment, and best practices in Moodle blendedlearning. He is on leave as a senior Instructor at the American University of sharjah and has taught english as a second Language for more than 20 years in Kuwait, Malaysia, saudi Arabia, the UAe, and the UsA.


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He has been a Moodle teacher, administrator, and advocate since March 2004, and he volunteers as a co-moderator for's “Moodle for Language and teaching and “Moodle sites” courses. His Malaysian Moodling activities can be found at

Low Kian Seong
Low Kian seong has been using open source since 2000 and started out hacking Python on Zope in the same year on his very first project which is a herbal website. After that he jointly founded a start up and worked using opensource software on Windows, Linux and a variety of platforms. He enjoys hacking in general and his hacking tool of preference is Python, Bash and Ruby. on his spare time besides playing around with business he enjoys trying out new business ventures and communing with nature.

Dr. Daniel Ali Aman Kraehenbuehl
Dr. Daniel Ali Aman Kraehenbuehl is a serial entrepreneur and founder of scout24 a large european online marketplace. He holds a P.h.D in Computer science from MIt. In 2002 he founded Intuit Innovation, a company in Malaysia which is fully focused on Asterisk and nagios solutions, projects and global support.

Azrul Hasni Madisa
Azrul Hasni Madisa graduated with a diplôme d’ingenieur (Msc. equivalent) from one of France’s top engineering schools (InsA) in 2002. soon after, he joined tMnet as an It engineer. His passion for teaching, led him to resign from tMnet and joined Multimedia University (MMU) as a lecturer. He won several commendation award from the President of MMU for his teaching skills. In 2004 he joined Jtrend; a sun Microsystems, MMU and MDeC collaboration project to help Malaysian technopreneurs. In 2007, he joined Billadam, a UK company specializing in mobile content, as the Chief technology officer. In 2009, after a deep soul searching, he decided to start his own It consulting business specializing in enterprise application, security and mobile development. Currently he has a few big names such as sun Microsystems, British telecom – Frontline and Cybersecurity as clients.


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Amir Haris Ahmad
Amir Haris Ahmad is a visionary in information technology and computer security fields, with particular interest in Dns technology and IPv6. He is currently working as senior Researcher at one of the country code tLD registry, doing research on Dns security extension (DnsseC) and electronic number Mapping system (enUM). Amir’s extensive technical background includes Dns, UnIX operating systems, IPv6, and software development in C/C++, ruby, perl and web technology. He is the founder of as community site and maintains the site during his free time.

Uwe Dippel
Uwe Dippel is a senior Lecturer with University tenaga nasional. A graduate in electrical engineering / Communications technologies, Uwe Dippel has extensive experience in Information systems, Computer Architecture, operating systems and related security Aspects. He has served the German Ministry for Research and technology; held several senior positions in Broadcasting and served the european Patent office in the Hague (the netherlands). since 2000 he enjoys sharing his experience with Malaysian students, and joined Uniten in August 2001. For the last years he has taught the elective subject Data and Computer security, done some research on cryptography, and advocated Free and open source to all his students.

Nasrul Amri Samsudin
nasrul holds a Bachelor of technology (Honours) Business Information system from Universiti teknologi PetRonAs. Author of the book Rahsia Pemasaran Facebook, he is also involved in various Facebook application development & is appointed as Ambassador for Facebook Developer Garage Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Has 5 years experience in Broadcasting and 6 years as entrepreneur.

Mohammad Hafiz Ismail @ mypapit
Mohammad Hafiz or more known as 'mypapit' is presently working as a researcher at MARA University of technology (UItM), Perlis. A hobbyist programmer, he enjoys reading computer-related materials and believes in 'recreational programming'. He usually codes in GnU/Linux, and uses C and Java (mainly JavaMe) programming language. His field of interest includes semantic Web, Mobile Application and Web services. He has given talk on topic related to mobile application development and open source in numerous local universities and is currently working on a research titled "Location Aware travel Guide: Refining Design via Paper Prototype".

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Mahmud Ab Rahman
Mahmud Ab Rahman is an intrusion analyst working for Cybersecurity Malaysia. He obtained a Degree in Computer science from national University of Malaysia and he later completed his Master Degree in Computer science from national University of Malaysia by year 2006. Mahmud has been involved in the computer security field for over 4 years. His main domain involvements are network security monitoring, secure programming, botnet monitoring, hacking, reverse engineering and malware analysis. Mahmud is currently an active open source advocate.

Mohd Taufiq Ismail
Mohd taufiq Ismail formed part of the KRIM network Research & Development team with core development expertise in web application user experience and usability. He is currently participating indirectly with KohanaPHP opensource framework developers network and actively developing web application with KohanaPHP framework. since year 2005 he has been involved in LAMP web application development and web marketing for government and local corporates. He graduated with a degree majoring in software engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Muhammad Najmi Ahmad Zabidi
Muhammad najmi Ahmad Zabidi is currently working as a Lecturer in the International Islamic University Malaysia. Previously, he was working with Byte Craft sdn Bhd, an open source industry pioneer from 2003-2005. His current interest is on virtual honeypot, intrusion detection and prevention, malware analysis and string search algorithm study. His contribution for Foss includes translation coordination for KDe Localization Project to Malay language since 2003.

Azrinsyah Mirza Asfian
In his current capacity as an engineer at MIMos Berhad, Azrin is responsible in analyzing the requirements, designing, developing and engineering the performance of the award winning Jendela Informasi Internet™ (Jen-ii™) mobile application framework. Prior to joining MIMos, he has worked and led the development of occasionally-Connected-Computing, object-Relational Mapping, Rich thin Client, Peer-to-Peer, security and User Interface components of Banking and Finance and osGi-based software frameworks.


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He is also experienced in the development of plugins for both eclipse and netBeans-based IDes. His research and development interests include cutting edge and groundbreaking software architecture, design patterns and design and development methodology as part of software engineering process.

Mohd Nazri Md. Saad
Mohd nazri Md saad is a senior Lecturer in Universiti Perguruan sultan Idris, tanjong Malim, Malaysia. He has researched on the usage of web and multimedia in education and had carried out a survey on the effectiveness of teaching for teachers in Malaysia using open source for the teaching material preparation. He has contributed in the preparation of IsP ICt IPtA, involved as a committee member in e-Learning IPtA (MeIPtA) and sits in the MAMPU open source steering Committee. He has won award in the 34th International exhibition Invention of new techniques and Products, Geneva 2006 for his project entitled Interactive and Collaborative Multimedia Courseware: Biology. He also wrote books for Malaysia secondary school Curriculum on Biology and also Multimedia.

Frank Feldman
Frank Feldman is the senior Product Manager for Asia Pacific, with over 13 years of experience in the field of open standards and open source. Frank is responsible for the Red Hat Infrastructure solutions such as Red Hat enterprise Linux and Red Hat enterprise Virtualization. He is the live-link into Red Hat's global product managers community. Prior to Red Hat, Frank worked at novell Asia Pacific in the role of technical Alliance Manager. He was responsible for technical relationships with IBM, Hewlett Packard and Dell. Prior to relocating to Asia, Frank co-owned and managed a Java services company in the netherlands specializing in open source JBoss Middleware technology.

Bernard Yeong
Bernard Yeong has been in the Contact Center industry for more than 10 years. started as a technical manager in Lucent technologies and later moved to other MnCs for a regional role reporting directly to headquarters in Us. He was involved in the implementation of large call center solution in various industries including financial, telco’s, transportation and manufacturing in Asia Pacific . He has been working on open source platform for more than 4 years.


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Prakash Advani
Prakash Advani is Partner Manger - Central Asia for Canonical. In his current role Prakash is responsible for evangelising the use and drive adoption of Linux solution. He works with number of large governments, customers and partner organisations and guides them on Linux adoption in their enterprise. Prakash is a frequent speaker at industry forums on Linux and open source technologies. Prakash Advani has been working with Information technology since 1994 and with Linux since 1996. He is the founder of and the co-founder of He has worked with various operating systems such as Linux, netware, Unix, Xenix, os/2, Beos, Windows and Dos.His articles have been published in various publications such as economic times, Linux Gazette, network Computing, express Computer,, and

Suresh Kumar
suresh Kumar has around 20 years of experience in Research and Development. He started off his industrial career as a Development engineer Matsushita tV Company (MtV). In 1994 suresh joined the R&D center at Motorola, Penang as a software development engineer. He moved to the Global software Group in 1999. suresh also managed the Commercial Application operations with end-to-end ownership of a number of GsM/GPRs/CDMA based tools. He is also well-aware of the quality angle of project execution and was involved in the CMM and CMMI Level 5 center assessments. In 2007,suresh moved to Mimos Bhd, Malaysia. He has been involved in software Development/Architecture encompassing open source and Proprietary initiatives since then.

Rohan Thomas
Rohan thomas, a senior Web Platform and UX technology Advisor with Microsoft, is currently focused on the Web Platform, UX and Windows Live in Malaysia. not only does Rohan work with Microsoft’s partners and customers but also with local universities, design communities and various companies to promote innovation in the Web Platform and User experience technologies space. Before joining Microsoft, Rohan worked with companies like Accenture and Avanade in singapore and also ran his own company spanning across singapore and Malaysia. He is a big fan of technology, social media and running. Check out his twitter @ and blog at


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Abu Mansur A. Manaf
Abu Mansur is currently Cto at sun Microsystems Malaysia. He graduated with double majors in organic Chemistry and soil science from the University of Western Australia (1983). He has almost 25 years of experience in technology sales and marketing beginning with Rank Xerox Malaysia in 1984. In 1995 he spearheaded the Malaysian launch of a revolutionary and very successful Xerox system that made documents accessible through the internet and allowed the global distribution of digital documents and their simultaneous on demand production across the world. In his current role as Chief technology officer for sun Microsystems Malaysia, one of his responsibilities is to create the awareness on the strategic value of open source software as a means of achieving competitive edge for Malaysia in an increasingly challenging global business environment.

Mohanaraj Gopala Krishnan
Mohan is a journeyman software developer who has been honing his skills in the field of web development. He enjoys working on open source software in particular and uses Python as his weapon of choice. He currently works with Logistics Consulting Asia as a software Development Manager where he tries to balance the task of  herding a bunch of cats (read: developers) and writing code.


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A1 Microsoft (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd A2 Red Hat Asia Pacific
Red Hat, the world's leading open source solutions provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, north Carolina, UsA with over 65 offices. singapore is the Asia Pacific / Japan headquarters. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and services oriented Architecture solutions, including JBoss Middleware. support, training and consulting services are also provided to its customers worldwide. CIos rank Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in enterprise software for five consecutive years in the CIo Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Contact Details: Audrey sim Integrated Marketing Communications Red Hat Asia Pacific/Japan tel : 65/6490-4128 (office) 65/9743-8110 (Mobile) Red Hat Asia Pacific Pte Ltd 8 shenton Way, #10-00 singapore 068811 tel : 65/6490-4200 (Main) Fax : 65/6490-4201 URL :

driven to deliver value to its stakeholders in a highly competitive environment. the Group places emphasis on continuing customer service quality enhancements and innovations. With its extensive global connectivity, tM is poised to position Malaysia as a regional Internet hub and digital gateway for south-east Asia. In line with this, tM is evolving into a next Generation network service provider enabling the Group to enhance its efficiency and productivity while providing enriched products and services. Contact Details: tel : Please call 100 for any enquiries   Please call 03-22409494 for Corporate Information email : or URL :

B1 Sun Microsystems Malaysia Sdn Bhd
sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "the network is the Computer (tM)" -- sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at or at for Asia south. Contact Details: Monica ng tel : +6012-3209818 email : Christin Chong tel : +6012-2190722 email :

A3 TM Berhad
telekom Malaysia Berhad (tM), Malaysia’s leading integrated information and communications group, offers a comprehensive range of communication services and solutions in broadband, data and fixed-line. As a market leader in the broadband and fixed-line businesses, tM is


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B2 Sdn Bhd
Jobstreet operates the ( online recruitment websites presently covering the employment markets in Malaysia, singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Japan. the Group currently services over 50,000 corporate customers and over 5 million jobseekers. Jobstreet is listed on Main Board of Bursa Malaysia securities (JoBst). Contact Details: sdn Bhd Wisma 27 Lorong Medan tuanku 1 (off Jalan sultan Ismail) 50300 Kuala Lumpur tel : +60-3-2176 0333 Fax : +60-3-2698 7200 email :

B4 MIMOS Smart Computing Sdn Bhd
MIMos smart Computing’s is an organization directly involved in providing total ICt solution in the field of service, production, hardware maintenance and distribution of ICt. MsCsB’s main business activities in ICt include the production, assembly and distribution of computing devices, ICt equipment rental services, hardware maintenance and support services and project management based on total ICt solution Contact Details: nur zuraihan Marketing executive MIMos smart Computing sdn Bhd no.1, Jalan BK 1/13, Kinrara Industrial Park, Bandar Kinrara, 47180 Puchong, selangor, MALAYsIA tel : +603 8075 7088 ext 8201 Fax : +603 8075 2376 URL : toLL FRee: 1-800-88-2511 email : Muhamad Amrol Mobile : 017-3294022

B3 1001 Technologies Sdn Bhd
1001tech Group of Companies is a provider of ICt solution integration services. It leverages on its domain-driven and knowledge based expertise to serve various industry verticals through its MsC-status subsidiaries: 1001tech eHealth sdn Bhd, Amaryllis sdn Bhd and Ipvox sdn Bhd. Its offerings include Hospital Information systems solutions, ICt solutions for Dentistry, including Dental Management and training, and IP-based customer service solutions. Contact Details: Looi Chung Keat Market Reach & Branding executive 1001 teCHnoLoGIes sDn BHD Lot 7.16, Level 7, 1 tech Park tanjung Bandar Utama Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, selangor Darul ehsan, Malaysia. tel : +603 77221001 Fax : +603 77223001 URL :

C1 Asia e University
Contact Details: nurhizam safie Dean, school of ICt Asia e University Ground Floor, Dataran Kewangan Darul takaful,no 4, Jalan sultan sulaiman 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia tel tel tel e-mail URL : : : : : +603 2785 0000 (GL) +603 2711 0436 (Fax) 1300 300 238 (Hotline)


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C2 eKL
An initiative to improve the service delivery system of Government agencies in Klang Valley through the use of ICt, to deliver efficient, fast, quality, safe and people friendly services that will have an impact on the public. Contact Details: Unit Pemodenan tadbiran dan Perancangan Pengurusan Malaysia (MAMPU) Jabatan Perdana Menteri Aras 6, Blok B2 Kompleks Jabatan Perdana Menteri Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan 62502 PUtRAJAYA, Malaysia tel : 603-8888 1199 Fax : 603-8888 3721


MSC Malaysia

MsC Malaysia, is a national initiative spearheaded by the Malaysian Government to promote both the national ICt industry and provide a test-bed for the global ICt industry. MsC Malaysia provides a conducive enabling environment designed to facilitate companies to harness the full potential of ICt and multimedia technologies and transform themselves into world-class companies. Driving the MsC Malaysia initiative is Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), a unique high powered government-owned corporation.
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Contact Details: Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit, Prime Minister's Department Level 6, Block B2, Prime Minister's Department Complex Federal Government Administrative Centre 62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia tel: 603-88881199 Fax: 603-8888 3721 e-mail:

Multimedia Development Corporation sdn Bhd MsC Malaysia Headquarters 2360 Persiaran APeC 63000 Cyberjaya selangor Darul ehsan Malaysia. tel : (603) 8315 3000 Fax : (603) 8318 8519 email :

D1 Novell Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd
through our infrastructure software and ecosystem of partnerships, novell harmoniously integrates mixed It environments, allowing people and technology to work as one. We deliver the best-engineered, most interoperable Linux platform and a portfolio of integrated It management software that help businesses worldwide reduce cost, complexity and risk Contact Details: Mr ong tee Kok tel : +603-77226100 Mobile : 012-5188152

Contact Details: Kementerian sains, teknologi dan Inovasi (MostI) Aras 1-7, Blok C4 & C5, Kompleks C, Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan, 62662 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan tel : (603) 8885 8000 Fax : (603) 8888 9070 email :


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Council (CFlc), Retail (CFr) and Distribution (CFd) solutions. Contact Details: Angela Kalang Pre-sales executive Century software (M) sdn. Bhd. C-17-07, Level 7, Block C 3 two square, 2 Jalan 19/1 46300 Petaling Jaya, selangor, Malaysia tel Fax email URL : : : : 603 7962 7888 603 7962 7800

D3 BIG’Ant (M) Sdn Bhd
BIG’ant (M) sdn Bhd specializes in Digital Pen & Paper (DPP) solutions, an easy to implement paper-based technology which simplifies electronic data capture while offering the ability to automate various types of paper-based form applications: sales invoice, inspection report, marketing surveys, field data collection, patient records, account opening for banks etc. As a digital pen and paper specialist in the region, BIG’ant’s key product includes the Livescribe™ Pulse™ smartpen (consumer retail product) and Penvision™ Formidable (enterprise form automation solution). With BIG’ant, you can now discover the endless potentials offered by the DPP technology to enhance and improve your organization’s performance. Contact Details: Mr David tan no 66 & 68, Jalan ss22/21, Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, 47400 selangor, Malaysia tel : 016-2262450 email :

D5 Canonical
Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project. We are committed to the promotion, distribution and support of the open source operating system Ubuntu. We aim to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every business and individual on both the server and the desktop. our Professional support services offer expert consultancy and support that – together with superior Ubuntu technologies - can help you deliver improved efficiencies throughout your business. Contact Details: Canonical Ltd. one Circular Road Douglas Isle of Man IM1 1AF tel : +44 2076302470 email : URL :

D4 Century Software (M) Sdn Bhd
Century software (M) sdn. Bhd. is a whollyowned Bumiputra Information technology company. It was incorporated in 1997 to provide state-of-the-art financial management and business solutions to government and commercial sectors in the Asia Pacific Region. our offerings include Financial Management for Government (CFg) and Commercial (CFc) sectors, Century tenderwizard (CFtw), Business Performance Management (CFbpm), Century Analytics (CFa), Century Local


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Contact Details: Mohd Hazril Harun Mobile : 012-3760786)



Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMs), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone. Joomla-My, is web community set up specifically for Joomla! Malaysia users. this initiative is to formalize the Joomla! Malaysia community, which is a community that is recognised by open source Matters.

Contact Details: Marco Di Cerbo Vice President Global Business Development no. 1-3A, Jalan solaris 2, solaris Mont Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur tel : +60 (3) 2035 5800 DID : +60 (3) 2035 5802 Mobile : +60 (0) 16 667 2215 Fax : +60 (3) 6204 9800 email :

E8 OpenSuse
opensUse is a leading community based Linux distribution sponsored by novell. the opensUse community aims to create the most versatile, usable and stable Linux distribution available to promote the usage of Linux everywhere. With its innovative desktop environment and innovative graphical user interfaces, using Linux has never been so easy! the local opensUse User community is still in its infancy and hopes to bring together opensUse enthusiasts in fellowship and sharing of ideas in the spirit of Free and open source software movement

E4 Jom Social E6 Ubuntu
Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you'll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.

E10 iTrain
itrain provides high quality It training solutions, primarily in Microsoft training products and certification. Currently the only It training Centre in Malaysia which is established and managed by trainers, itrain stands out from the other training providers by incorporating real world training content in its delivery. itrain consistently reinvents itself by being the first amongst its peers to offer training courses in the latest technologies, an effort fruiting from consistently sending its trainers abroad to acquire the best and latest knowledge in training. With itrain’s unique training Methodology it is of no surprise that so many companies choose itrain as their preferred training partner.

E7 Intuit Innovation Sdn Bhd
Intuit Innovation sdn. Bhd. is a pioneer and leading provider of Asterisk® IP PBX and nagios® network Monitoring solutions in Asia. Intuit Innovation offers a variety of professional services which includes consultancy, installation and support. our solutions and expertise has helped organizations, from sMe to large enterprises, to be more efficient, improve business processes and gain competitive advantage.


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E11 Fedora
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. the Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join. the Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content. Fedora - Freedom, Friends, Features, First

E12 Fosschix is a community for women in Malaysia who like/use Free and open source software (Foss), and for women and men who want to support women in It. We are a community who understand that there is no stupid questions and we appreciate every effort from everyone to help each other out. was founded in september 2008, started in a chatroom among oss enthusiasts when discussing how LinuxChix doesn't have a chapter in Malaysia. Feeling that Linux can be abit intimidating for newbies, Fosschix is adopted instead. our earliest activities include going out for a movie and our participation in conference in side sessions.



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