Theme 3: Energy Decarbonisation

Theme 3: Energy Decarbonisation

This theme will look into the critical issue of energy decarbonisation. Explore strategies, technologies, and policies driving the transition to a low-carbon energy landscape, mitigating climate change, and propelling the world towards a cleaner and more sustainable future.

Opening by Session Chair - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norasikin Ahmad Ludin, Deputy Director, Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), UKM.

Session co-chair - Dr. Ubaidah Shafiq, Research Fellow, SERI-UKM

This theme explores the role of cities and communities in achieving net zero emissions. It will focus on showcasing the best practices from different cities for implementing sustainable urban planning, low-carbon transportation, and community engagement to drive emissions reductions.  


Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dato' Ts. Dr. Kamaruzzaman Sopian, ASM Chair of Energy Transition

Explore Malaysia's determined voyage towards carbon-free energy. Uncover a spectrum of strategies, from innovative technologies to policy frameworks, that propel energy decarbonisation, paving the way for a sustainable and environmentally conscious energy landscape in the nation.

Speaker 1: Dr. Alloysius Joko Purwanto, Energy Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Understand the critical role that power market reforms have played in ASEAN's energy decarbonization. Investigate policy moves, regulatory frameworks, and creative initiatives that are accelerating the region's energy transition, promoting collaboration, and aligning the region's power markets with decarbonisation ambitions.

Speaker 2: Dato' Ir. Abdul Rashid Musa, Group Chief Mobility & Innovation Officer/ President, Aerospace Division, UMW Holdings 

Look into the connection between collaboration and green mobility in achieving net zero goals. Discover the collaborative tactics, innovative technology, and policy initiatives driving the shift to sustainable mobility, which is a critical component of energy decarbonisation efforts

Speaker 3: Prof. Ir. Dr. Haslenda Bt. Hashim, Chair, UTM-Resource Sustainability Research Alliance

Evaluate the potential of floating solar energy in the drive for decarbonization. Navigate the opportunities, technological breakthroughs, and complex problems that come with integrating this renewable energy source, thereby contributing to a cleaner and more sustainable energy landscape.


Speaker 4: Ts Steve Anthony Lojuntin, Director, Energy Demand Management, Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA Malaysia)

The talk by SEDA explores the Zero Energy Building (ZEB) as a key decarbonisation initiative. It delves into the strategies, technologies, policies and applications of integrated sustainable energy in the building sector towards supporting low carbon development and national net zero emissions agenda. 


Moderated by Session Chair  & Co-Chair 

Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 3, 2023 9:30 am
  • End Date
    October 3, 2023 5:00 pm