18 Aug, 2017

ULLS 2017-Humanitarian Conference: Empowering Lives Through Humanitarian Initiatives

This year U-Schos will be organising the 5th ULLS themed “Empowering Lives Through Humanitarian Initiatives”, a humanitarian conference aims to provide an inspiring platform for our young generation:

  • to raise awareness on humanitarian issues happening in Malaysia
  • to inspire and encourage participants to take action to address existing social issues
  • to get first hand knowledges from the experienced experts in the humanitarian fields
  • to gather like-minded individuals and organisations to brainstorm on sustainable solutions that will help to address humanitarian issues in Malaysia.

This conference is also organised in conjunction with Humanitarian Week “Behind My Smile”, a week-long events and activities highlighting humanitarian affairs in Malaysia. Organised jointly with three other youth organisations, ie Hands of Hope Malaysia, Refuge For The Refugees and The Good Tavern, other activities of Humanitarian Week are Poverty Escape Simulation, Musical Concert and Social Market.

The humanitarian conference will feature inspiring community champions, social entrepreneurs, individuals and leaders who are actively involved in humanitarian initiatives and corporate social responsibility who will share insights and experiences in their respective involvements to help and empower the under-served communities.

Date: 30th September & 1st October 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)

Time: 1:00pm – 6:30pm (Saturday)9:00am-3:00pm (Sunday)

Venue: MaGIC, Cyberjaya

Registration linkhttps://goo.gl/forms/Ur2SMoxRG2HxBhqE3

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Program – Day 1

1200-1300 Registration
1300-1315 Welcome Speech
1315-1345

Keynote

“Social Initiatives for the Needy”

By Ehon Chan, Executive Director, MaGIC

1345-1415

Spoken Words   

“Their Hardship”

by Jamal Raslan, Spoken Word Poet

1415-1600

Parallel Sessions

1. “Struggle of Refugees”

by Heidy Quah, Co-Founder, Refuge for the Refugees
“Creating Opportunities at Youth at Risk”

by Samuel Siew, Founder & Head Coach,Dream Village Football Academy

2. “Tackling Urban Poverty”

by Kuhan Pathy, Founder, Masala Wheels
“Inequality of Education”

by Nicholas Foong, Director of Service, Yayasan Generasi Gemilang

1600-1630 Tea Break
1630-1715

Group Discussion on case studies on social issues.

(Participants are to select to attend only one issue)

1715-1745

“Empowering Underserved Communities”

by Suzanne Ling, Co-Founder, The Picha Project

1745-1815

Networking with community leaders

Tour of Social Market

Program – Day 2

0900-1000    

Registration

1000-1045

Plenary Session

“Anyone Can Lead Social Change”

by Syed Azmi, Social Activist

1045-1200 Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Empowering Young Community Champion Award 2017
1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1400

Community Leadership Forum

“Creating Impact, Leading Change”

Moderated by Dr. Hartini Zainudin, Founder, Yayasan Chow Kit (Moderator)

Raj Ridvan Singh, Founder, SOLS 24/7 Malaysia

Clare Walker, Director Education and Society, British Council Malaysia

Quek Sue Yian, Executive Director, Hong Leong Foundation

1400-1430

Closing speech

“It’s Time To Step Up for Change”

by Organising Chairperson

1430-1500

Networking with community leaders