Generation: Future Ready

Powered by Petrosains and the KDU School of Communication & Creative Arts, the Generation Future Ready Podcast Series explores the challenges and opportunities of the fast-evolving, rapidly-changing future – and how today’s generation can take advantage of the endless possibilities of tomorrow. From the Fourth Industrial Revolution and what it means, to social innovation and emerging jobs of tomorrow, this enlightening podcast series aims to empower learners to gain the capabilities and knowledge to be future-ready.

Episode 1: Impact Driven Enterprises

Can businesses create meaningful impact for the society and at the same time, make profit? This week, we explore why social entrepreneurship is important, especially with our generation, and the key challenges as well as opportunities ahead.

Speakers:
Wan Dazriq
Program Director, Malaysia’s Social Inclusion & Vibrant Entrepreneurship (MasSIVE), Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

Dr. Daniel Loy
Director, Centre of Learning & Innovation, Petrosains

Date: 12 June 2018

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Episode 2: Let’s Talk Sustainability

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Get to know two social entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving waste management problems in Malaysia and how to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle in practical ways.

Speakers:
Chia Wen Shin
Founder, Greenyards

Datin Joanne Wong Su Ching
Founder of Bargain Basement & Executive Director of IOI Foundation

Date: 19 June 2018

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Episode 3: The Good Business of Inclusivity

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Get to know two social entrepreneurs who are passionate about creating equal opportunities for underserved communities, how their startups are a platform for empowerment and championing for a more inclusive society.

Speakers:
Yeoh Li Ai
Founder of Stitch-A-Giggle

Amer Asyraf
Co-Founder of Suri

Date: 26 June 2018

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Episode 4: Reshaping The Learning Experience

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Get to know two dynamic social entrepreneurs who are passionate about education and technology. This week, we talk about how technology is reshaping our classroom experience and changing the way we think about learning.

Speakers:
Raj Ridvan Singh
Founder & CEO, SOLS24/7

Andrew Yong
Co-Founder, EdSpace

Date: 3 July 2018

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Episode 5: Are You Future Ready, Millennials?

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This week, we speak with two young dynamic leaders who are passionate about inspiring and helping the upcoming generation reach their goals and take charge of their future careers through educational transformation and industry mentoring culture.

Speakers:
Brian Tan
CEO & Co-Founder, FutureLab

Dipti Kumar
CEO, Malaysian Collective Impact Initiative (MCII)

Date: 10 July 2018

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Episode 6: Learning In The New Frontier

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This week, we speak with two leaders who are passionate about cultivating a robust learning culture in the changing landscape of the 21st century and discuss on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Speakers:
Adam Brimo
CEO, Open Learning

Marni Jamil
Lecturer, School of Communication & Creative Arts, KDU

Date: 17 July 2018

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Episode 7: Smart Technologies and Us

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This week, we speak with two passionate individuals on smart technologies and how these tech are changing our lives daily – one is a corporate advocate for making our city smarter and the other, a community champion in educating Malaysians from all walks of life.

Speakers:
Johnson Lam
Founder & Owner, KakiDIY Dot Com

Richard Ker
Innovation & Commercialisation Manager, Cyberview

Date: 24 July 2018

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Episode 8: Becoming A Responsible Digital Citizen

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This week, two passionate champions on digital citizenship share their insights on youths’ participation as citizens in an increasingly connected world. One is an award-winning journalist while the other is an industry leader on Internet safety and digital resilience.

Speakers:
Philip Ling
Head of Sustainability, Digi Telecommunications

Elroi Yee
Senior Producer, The RAGE

Date: 31 July 2018

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Episode 9: Digital Storytelling

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Storytelling can be a powerful for change. This week, two dynamic storytellers shed light into the changing landscape of storytelling and what the future looks like for this age-old career in a brand new digital world.

Speakers:
Firdaus Helmy
Influencer Manager, Sushivid

Zan Azlee,
Journalist, KDU

Date: 7 Aug 2018

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Episode 10: Music and Engineering

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Today, we cannot imagine our lives without music. This week, we speak with two musicians to draw from their insights on the exciting changes taking place in the music industry and the future it holds as a career option.

Speakers:
Reuben Samuel
Music Producer & DJ, Mile High Sounds

Joshua Vonderheide
Sub-Principal Percussionist, Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra

Date: 14 Aug 2018

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Episode 11: The Future of Work: AI vs Humans?

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As our world evolves, so does our workforce. Will the future of work see AI taking over human jobs? This week, we speak to two industry leaders on their insights for an ever-evolving future and what it takes to stay ahead.

Speakers:
Mr Muhundhan Kamarapullai
Deputy Director, Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Puan Sri Maimon Alif Patail
Corporate Social Responsibility Director, Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd

Date: 21 Aug 2018

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Episode 12: The New Generation of Technopreneurs

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The concept of technopreneurship challenges our existing economy. In this final week, we speak with two leaders in the fields of Information Communication Technology (ICT), the Internet and mobile industries on how technology savviness coupled with business acumen could pave the way for an exciting career ahead.

Speakers:
Lisa Chan
Head, BF Operational Excellence, Petronas ICT

Tay Yen Pei
CEO & Co-Founder, Simplify Networks

Date: 28 Aug 2018

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