Title: Workshop on Digital Convergence and The Regulatory Space

Date: 27 April 2009

Organized by

University of Malaya Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS)

In collaboration with

Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission Academy


Digital Convergence between computers and consumer electronics with Internet connectivity is escalating, creating challenges and opportunities for Malaysian consumers, content providers and industries. The convergence of different information-society technologies, such as cable television and radio, fixed-line and mobile telephony and the internet as a result of technological progress that made high-bandwidth connections available to most citizens in the developed world using different mobile and fixed connection methods, has revolutionized how firms do business and has changed the way media is made, distributed and experienced. More..



Title: Strategies for Sustainable Regulation – Competing Forces, Depleting Resources

Date: 25-26 May 2009

Venue: Best Western Premier Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur


This two-day workshop is designed to equip participants with the tools to respond to increasing competition in the light of resource constraints. As regulatory goals come under scrutiny with changing economic circumstances, what becomes crucial is the need to strengthen and deepen the developmental implications of regulatory strategies. Underlying this change is the vital importance of understanding key sustainable development concepts. More..