6th National Technical Seminar on Underwater System Technology 2013


6th National Technical Seminar on Underwater System Technology 2013

4th June 2013, Putrajaya Maritime Centre

Together We Have the Power to Protect the Ocean


The 6th National Technical Seminar on Underwater System Technology (NUSYS'13) will be held in conjunction with the celebration of World Oceans Week (WOW’13) which starts from 3rd to 11th June 2013.


1. To provide an opportunity for sharing of knowledge and experience among researcher and industry players
2. To promote motivation and enculturation of Science and Technologies (STI) activities
3. To act as catalyst for advancing underwater research and acquiring state-of-the-art technology
4. To enhance networking among institutions, agencies and industries involved

There are four technical talks and an open discussion in various aspects of underwater system technology. This event is held in conjunction with the Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition 2013 (UROVeC'13) among the youth during the World Ocean Week Celebration (WOW'13).


Time Agenda
08:30 am – 09:00 am Registration
09:00 am – 09:10 am Welcoming remarks by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Susie See Ching Mey
On behalf of Vice Chancellor, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
09:10 am – 09:30 am Officiating remarks by Prof. Datin Paduka Dr. Khatijah Mohd Yusoff
Deputy Secretary General (Science), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)
09:30 am – 10:30 am Technical Talk 1
“How Robots are Now the Best Choice for Ocean Data Gathering”
by Mr Todd Kleperis
Vice President of Liquid Robotics, USA
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Technical Talk 2
“Underwater Robotic Innovation Challenge”
by Mr Syamsul Nizam Azmee
ROV & Underwater Robotic Technical Manager Subsea Explore Services (M) Sdn Bhd
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Technical Talk 3
“Malaysia Perspectives on the Impact of Climate Change to Flood and Sea Level Rise”
by Ir. Hj. Ahmad Jamalluddin Shaaban
Director General of National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
01:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Technical Talk 4
“Underwater System Technology Roadmap for Malaysia: A Realistic Approach”
by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Rizal Arshad
Coordinator, Underwater Control Robotic Research Group (UCRG), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Open Discussion/Forum
“Underwater System Technology R&D efforts: Opportunities and Challenges”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Ceremony


Target Audience

Government Agencies; Research Institute; Universities and Industries


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Registration closed by 30th May 2013.


FREE for first 100 attendees (t-shirt included)


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NUSYS'13 Secretariat

Tel: +604-599 5843 / 6074 / 6004
Fax: +604-5941023
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