Innovation Day 2020

Empowering Design Innovation


#IMESWID is platform to gather industry’s thought leaders to share on the key trends that shape design and innovation fields. We aim to explore innovation and technology creativity with the participants through this event, and embark on the digital transformation journey together.

Key Highlights:

  • Digital Transformation Acceleration Programme (DTAP)
    – speak with a Digital Transformation Lab (DTL) Partner for pre-assessment
  • Boost productivity with SOLIDWORKS 2020 enhancements
  • Connect and manage easily through 3DEXPERIENCE platform
  • Test drive the new solutions that can shorten the time to market
  • Technical consultation – optimise design and manufacturing processes

SOLIDWORKS What’s New 2020

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: Experience It Yourself


Be the first to test drive SOLIDWORKS 2020


Desktop Metal

World’s first office-friendly metal 3D printing solution

Intuitive Industrial
Robotic Arm

The most cost-effective and light-weight robotic arm


VR for Manufacturing

Immerse in the digital world of manufacturing


Manufacturing Dashboard

Visualise all your production efforts in real-time



Malaysia’s very own Humanoid Robot


Attend an Event Near You



Oct’ 19

8:30am – 5:00pm

Equatorial Hotel



Oct’ 19

8:00am – 4:30pm

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)



Oct’ 19

8:00am – 4:00pm

Thistle Hotel



Oct’ 19

11:00am – 4:30pm

Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC)



Oct’ 19

8:00am – 12:30pm

SMA-TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub

Meet These Amazing Minds

Khairul Hafiz Sharkawi received his BSc in Geoinformatics, MSc in Geoinformatics and his PhD in Geoinformatics (3D GIS) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He has 10 years of experience in planning, executing and managing academic research projects, and involved in several consultation and development projects related to GIS. He is the author or co-author of over 30 scientific publications and member of the Programme Committee for several international conferences.

Dr Khairul Hafiz bin Sharkawi

Head of R&D

Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA)

Location: Sarawak

Director for Malaysia Design Council. His experiences in Design, Image and Identity formation across various design fields from the academic institution to industry place him as a reference figure for design related issues. The management development in industry including as a Design Manager for Nomad Automation UK, Designer at Motor Panels UK, Adjunct Professors and Board of Studies for numerous higher institutions becomes evidences of his passions on design.



Majlis Rekebentuk Malaysia (MRM)

Location: Selangor

Dr Wan Wardatul Amani Wan Salim is the first Malaysian to launch a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellite to space and entrusted to lead a team of 28 scientists, technologists and engineers to work on NASA’s first ever “astrobiology” programme. Dr Amani received B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Ph.D. in BioMEMS and Microelectronics from Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.


Assistant Professor

International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)

Location: Penang

Founder, Board of Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Robopreneur Sdn Bhd. With more than 17 years of experience in robotics research and development, Dr. Hanafiah is not only an academician, researcher, innovator, game changer and well describe as a symbolic of an emerging role that is the key to achieving corporate-wide adoption of robotics technology in business.


Founder and CEO

Robopreneur Sdn Bhd

Location: Selangor

Hock Chuan has more than 15 years of experience in evangelizing Data & Model Centric solutions in the Asia Pacific South region. He is the Senior Manager, Technical Sales for SOLIDWORKS covering Asia Pacific South, where he advises companies in implementation of a broad portfolio of technical and business applications in the SOLIDWORKS Design Innovation platform for sustainable innovation.

Low Hock Chuan

Senior Technical Sales Manager

Professional Solutions, Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes

Location: Selangor

Wayne is the Territory Sales Manager of SOLIDWORKS ASEAN, covering Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. He brings nearly 8 years of engineering software and manufacturing industry experience with a successful track record in the CAD, CAM, process engineering and Oil & Gas industry. An engineer by practice, Wayne started his career dealing with upstream oilfield systems design and downstream process engineering. He has used SOLIDWORKS extensively and has strong Product Data Management foundation in his previous roles.

Wayne CHUA

Territory Sales Manager, ASEAN

Professional Solutions, Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes

Location: Penang

Wayne is the Territory Technical Manager for SOLIDWORKS, where he interfaces closely with Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Solution Partners to ensure the integration of SOLIDWORKS solutions and address customers’ design automation requirements in multiple locations. He attained recognition as “SOLIDWORKS Elite Application Engineer” in 2014, and in 2015, he was awarded “Best Technical Manager, Asia Pacific South” by Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS.


Territory Technical Manager

Professional Solutions, Asia Pacific South, Dassault Systèmes

Location: Johor

Started off as a design engineer in the ship building industry, Lau Chee Wei has more than 10 years of experiences in the field of product design and manufacturing planning. His areas of specialty are in CAD, SOLIDWORKS, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), data management, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering. He is passionate in increasing the level of innovation in Malaysia and to support the local industries in improving the product designs.


Sales Director

IME Technology Sdn Bhd

Location: Melaka, Sarawak



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360° Lifelike Sound with Voice Control Speaker

Dell 24 Touch Monitor: P2418HT

24 Inch Articulating Stand Touch Screen Monitor

Bose Soundsport

Premium Noise Cancelling Sports Earbuds

Dell 22 Monitor: P2219H

22 inch Ultrathin Bezel Swivel and Pivot Monitor

Mestrae Interchangable Heels

Easily convert from high heels to flats

Mestrae Interchangable Heels

Switch between the shapes and heights

Google Home Mini

Hands-free Help in Any Room

SpaceMouse Wireless

Navigate Efficiently in 3D Applications

CADMouse, CAD Mouse Pad

CAD Professionals Precision Engineering Mouse

Sudio Tolv-R

Sweat Resistant Urban Wireless Headphones

Tronsmart Encore S1 Bluetooth Sport Headphone

Superior Sound Quality Sports Headphone

Mi Wireless Charger

Wireless Charging for Qi Protocol Devices

Skullcandy Jib + Wireless

Enhanced Bass Noise Isolating Earphones


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IME Group of Companies is the leading CAD, CAM, and CAE solutions provider in Malaysia, providing a full range of engineering solutions and services which cover Product Design, 3D Printing, Reverse Engineering, and e-Manufacturing, and has been serving the industries for over 39 years. IME has been actively present in educational sector, using their expertise in facilitating academic program development, aiming to cultivate graduates who are conversant and Industry 4.0 ready.


Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 250,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, go to


The SMA-TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) serves as an inclusive growth platform for startups and social enterprises in Sarawak. Funded by Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and managed by TEGAS, the DIH offers access to affordable co-working spaces, incubation and acceleration programmes as well as access to Sarawak Digital Village Ecosystem network.

Strategic Partner

The Malaysia Design Council (MRM) was established in 1993 to pave a future of innovation and design for Malaysia. It spearheads design programmes in the country to boost the industry’s design expertise, capabilities and standards. For the over 20 years, MRM has strived to promote the effective use of design thinking in business, education and government. To date, it continues with its efforts to elevate designing methods and to catapult the creativity among manufacturers. With the guidance and recommendations from MRM, Malaysian companies are now able to move ahead and forge a greater bond with their consumers through their increased expertise in creating eye-catching products.

Platinum Sponsors

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work and live. The company provides customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio spanning from edge to core to cloud. The Dell Technologies family includes Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, Secureworks, Virtustream and VMware

Gold Sponsor

Lenovo is the world’s #1 PC brand. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, Lenovo is developing world-changing technologies. By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world.

Partner Products

Glenvern Associates was founded in 1997 as a specialist provider of strategic business & operational improvement solutions across a broad spectrum of industries. Offering a range of technology and specialist consulting services to a diverse industry client base in Australasia, South East Asia and North America. Glenvern utilise specialist technology and system tools to assist clients plan, verify, implement and sustain effective infrastructure investment and operational improvement activities. Industry 4.0 has led to Glenvern Associates providing a stronger focus on services that assist clients in visualising, simulating, testing & interacting with process solutions via industry leading technologies.

Partner Products

3Dconnexion designs powerful, ergonomic hardware and smart, easy-to-use software that combine seamlessly to make working in the world’s most popular CAD applications fast, comfortable and fun. From our SpaceMouse 3D mice to the CadMouse, 3Dconnexion products provide a superior way for CAD professionals to interact with and experience the digital world. The 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse product line delivers natural, precise positioning of digital models or views that just isn’t possible using any other input device. With a SpaceMouse you have the extraordinary ability to simultaneously pan, zoom and rotate models while the regular mouse stays in its regular place. It’s a comfortable and efficient two-handed workflow that feels good and enables you to achieve more in less time.

Partner Products

ESI Group is a leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services. Specialist in material physics, ESI has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtual prototypes, allowing them to virtually manufacture, assemble, test and pre-certify their future products. Coupled with the latest technologies, Virtual Prototyping is now anchored in the wider concept of the Product Performance Lifecycle™, which addresses the operational performance of a product during its entire lifecycle, from launch to disposal. The creation of a Hybrid Twin™, leveraging simulation, physics and data analytics, enables manufacturers to deliver smarter and connected products, to predict product performance and to anticipate maintenance needs.

Supporting Partner

ESI Group is a leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services. Specialist in material physics, ESI has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtual prototypes, allowing them to virtually manufacture, assemble, test and pre-certify their future products. Coupled with the latest technologies, Virtual Prototyping is now anchored in the wider concept of the Product Performance Lifecycle™, which addresses the operational performance of a product during its entire lifecycle, from launch to disposal. The creation of a Hybrid Twin™, leveraging simulation, physics and data analytics, enables manufacturers to deliver smarter and connected products, to predict product performance and to anticipate maintenance needs.

Supporting Partner

The Malacca Machine Manufacturers Association was formed in 1975 by the founders of the machine industry and was established in 1977. Besides helping the members to solve problems, The Association also help to get the support & grants from the Government. At the same time, organized more activities and seminars to improve knowledge and keep members update on the Industry for the members’ benefits, and at the same time to lead our members to upgrade technology and change for the betterment of all. MFEIA has more than 200 members today are committed to provide support to the members, united together and face challenges so as to enhance the Vision & Mission of MFEIA.

Supporting Partner

The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is the custodian of the rubber industry in Malaysia. Established on 1 January 1998, it has under its fold three well established agencies (RRIM, MRRDB and MRELB), which are now merged into one, which have contributed significantly to the development of the rubber industry for the last 94 years.The primary objective of MRB is to assist in the development and modernisation of the Malaysian rubber industry in all aspects from cultivation of the rubber tree, the extraction and processing of its raw rubber, the manufacture of rubber products and the marketing of rubber and rubber products.

Supporting Partner

Established on August 1, 1994 as Selangor and Federal Territory Mould and Die Association. The name was then recently changed to MALAYSIAN SPECIAL TOOLING AND MACHINING ASSOCIATION (MSTMA) in 2017. The Association will continue to operate in its current structure as a national body representing companies which are involved in metalworking and engineering supporting industries, especially those associated with mould and die, and the precision tooling technology, and the machining sectors.

Supporting Partner

The PSDC (Penang Skills Development Centre) was established in 1989 and is the first tripartite, industry-led skills training and education centre in Malaysia. Since its inception, the PSDC has grown phenomenally to become the premier learning institution in the country, dedicated to meet the immediate human resource needs of the business community and to support and strengthen business requirements. The PSDC is also the pioneer of the Industry 4.0 initiatives in Penang.

Supporting Partner

KDU Penang University College is a fully-integrated education services provider, offering national and international curriculum primary and secondary schools through to undergraduate and post-graduate as well as executive and professional development programmes. First institution in Malaysia recognised as a SOLIDWORKS Certification Center through IME-KDU Penang partnership.

Supporting Partner

ADTEC Kulim conducts advanced courses with the latest and hi-tech machine learning and training facilities, offering skills training in well-designed fields to create postgraduate opportunities as well as public training institutes and industry workers to enhance the quality of skills to meet the demands of skilled labor by the industrial sector.

Supporting Partner

UiTM mission is to enhance the knowledge and expertise of Bumiputeras in all fields of study through professional programmes, research work and community service based on moral values and professional ethics with the philosophy of every individual has the ability to attain excellence through the transfer of knowledge and assimilation of moral values so as to become professional graduates capable of developing knowledge, self, society and nation.

Supporting Partner

Mestrae is growing faster that we imagined. We believe customers come first and have been developing strong presence of customers in America and Asia, with a growing interest in Europe. Mestrae team started small, and we look forward to further expanding the Mestrae family. Mestrae strongly believes int he merit system and equal opportunities worldwide. At Mestrae, we look forward to being trend setters and to continuously be creative and innovative in the world of fashion and technology.