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Welcome to UTMLead
Leadership Symposium 2020

Forecasting and planning are a source of strength in an organisation. The future of an organisation can be defined into a framework or system and usual success will follow. However, with today uncertainty, planning for the next quarter is a challenge. It is even more difficult to make decisions for another one to five years. The question is: what is the new process, innovative product, game changing service, or exciting vision?

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Selected papers will be considered for publication in Sains Humanika Jurnal with additional fees

“Exploring Innovative Leadership through Visioning”

With the theme of Exploring Innovative Leadership through Visioning, Leaders need to learn to work in challenging and unpredictable situations. They also need to create a climate of innovation within the organisation. Innovative systems, tools, and thinking are critical to organisational health and future prosperity. This virtual symposium will cover a variety of topics in leadership such as leading change, strategic leadership, smart governance and big data and many more. This symposium will feature prominent speakers, expert, forum as well as providing networking opportunities for the professionals.

When is the Event?

19 & 20 October 2020


Who should attend?

UTMLead Leadership Symposium 2020 brought together a community of thought leaders, academic experts in implementing innovative technology in governance. The symposium will expand your knowledge of practising leadership, and develop your professional knowledge of the program, leadership and management skills. The Leadership Symposium is for you if you are a current leader, or aspire to become one within your organisation.

Important Dates


Call for extended Abstract : 1 June 2020

Deadline Extended Abstract : 15 August  31 August 2020

Notification of Acceptance : 31 August  7 September 2020

Due camera ready : 1 September  15 September 2020

Due presentation videos : 15 August  15 September 2020


Meet Our Dedicated Experienced Practitioners

Pn. Shalina Binti Sabtu
Pn. Shalina Binti Sabtu

Special Project Manager Hengyuan Refining Co Bhd

Shalina has 24 years of experience, with around 10 years of her career in Information Technology then in Human Resources. She also obtained 2 years of Project Management skills whilst leading a project involving HR and IT as the main scope and also Office Automation which aims to automate the whole site as much possible.


Hanafiah bin Mohd Isa
Hanafiah bin Mohd Isa

Chairman of Gugusan Sasana Consultancy

Hanafiah is a strong Think-out-of-the-Box facilitator, a charismatic leader and an innovative team player with the ability to engage audiences and plays a key role to connect top management aspiration to front liners conviction.



Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr.
Nordin Yahaya

Director at Higher
Education Leadership
Academy (AKEPT)

Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr.
Wahid bin Omar

Sixth (6ᵗʰ) Vice Chancellor of
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia