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Conference Program

LAUNCHING CEREMONY OF MALAYSIA & WORLD STATISTICS DAY CELEBRATION
AND THE 7th MYSTATS CONFERENCE 2020
VIA VIRTUAL

Date: 20th October 2020 (Tuesday)
Time: 8.00 am - 4.00 pm
 

Programme:

8.30 am :
Forum: Data Revolution: Transformation in the Digital Age
Moderator:
YBrs. Puan Hajah Nazaria Baharudin
Deputy Chief Statistician Malaysia
(Technical Development & Social) 
Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Panellist:
  1. Ms. Francesca Kay
    Director, 
    Integrated Data Strategy and Delivery
    Office for National Statistics (ONS), United Kingdom
     
  2. TPr. Norliza Hashim
    Chief Executive Officer
    Urbanice Malaysia
     
  3. Ms. Amirthavalli a/p A.V. Muthiah 
    Principal Assistant Director, 
    Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Prime Minister’s Office
9.45 am :
Break
10.00 am :
Parallel Session 1 (PS1):
  :
PS1 (a): Integrated Statistics for Strengthening Statistical System
Moderator:
YBhg. Prof Dr Nor Aishah Hamzah
University of Malaya

Presenter:
  1. Determinants of Starting Salary of Bachelor’s Degree Graduates: A Case Study
    (Nora Mohd Basir et al., UiTM) 
     
  2. Human Population Projection in Malaysia Using Bayesian Probabilistic Method
    (Asmida Mustafa et al., UM)
     
  3. Modelling Determinants of Pension Cost: New Evidence from Malaysia 
    (Muhammad Irfan et al., UM)
  :
PS1 (b): Financial and Economic Statistics
Moderator:
Mdm. Zima Mazfahani Mazlan
Deputy Director, Data Management and Statistics,
Central Bank of Malaysia
 
Presenter:
  1. Uncertainty and Exchange Rates - Global Dynamics
    (Suah Jing Lian, BNM) 
     
  2. Access to Alternative Financing Sources Among SMEs in Malaysia
    (Lim Ree-Ann et al., UM)
     
  3. Causal Relationship Between Sustainable Development Goals and Financial Development in ASEAN : A Dynamic Panel Application 
    (Maryam Yousefi Nejad et al., MSU)
  :
PS1 (c): Modernization in Statistics
Moderator:
Mdm. Siti Asiah Ahmad
Senior Director
Prices, Income and Expenditure Statistics Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
 
Presenter:
  1. Leveraging Open API: Interchange Network Data for Urban Access to Health Services
    (Ahmad Najmi bin Ariffin, DOSM) 
     
  2. An Outlier Detection Method for Balanced Replicated Linear Functional Relationship Model
    (Azuraini Mohd Arif et al., UPNM)
     
  3. UiTM Happiness Index Model (UHI): Methods, Analytics and Challenges 
    (Zamalia Mahmud et al., UiTM)
11.15 am :
Parallel Session 2 (PS2):
  :
PS2 (a): Modernisation in Statistics
Moderator:
YBhg. Prof. Dr Kamarulzaman Ibrahim
The National University of Malaysia

Presenter:
  1. Risk Characteristics of Aggregate Discounted Claims with Copula Dependent Weibull Inter-waiting Time
    (Sharifah Farah binti Syed Yusoff Alhabshi et al., UKM) 
     
  2. A New Hybrid Fuzzy Time Series Model with an Application to Predict the Concentration of PM10 in Melaka
    (Yousif Alyousifi et al., UTP)
     
  3. Toda-Yamamoto Causal Analysis between Health and Economy: Evidence from Malaysia 
    (Dr. Wong Sing Yun et al., Institut Sinaran)
  :
PS2 (b): Financial and Economic Statistics
Moderator:
Mdm. Noraliza Mohamad Ali
Head of Core Team,
Malaysian Bureau of Labour Statistics (MBLS)
Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Presenter:
  1. How Much Earnings Loss for Being Ended in Overqualified Jobs? Evidence from Salary and Wage Survey, 2010 - 2016
    (Zainizam bin Zakariya et al., UPSI) 
     
  2. If Yuan Sneeze, Will Ringgit Malaysia be Affected?
    (Wan Rahifah Wan Ramli et al., DOSM)
     
  3. Malaysia’s Response and Action to the Labour Market Situation from the Impact of Economic Crisis 
    (Solihuddin Shah Rizuan et al., DOSM)
  :
PS2 (c): Integrated Statistics for Strengthening Statistical System
Moderator:
Mdm. Roslawati Yahya
Director,
Manpower and Social Statistics Division 
Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Presenter:
  1. The Challenges and Solutions of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)  Data Coordination and Integration in Malaysia
    (Nur Azah Afnan binti Hanafi et al., DOSM) 
     
  2. Determinants of Malaysia’s Exports of Personal Protective Equipment
    (Lee Siu Ming, Penang Institute)
     
  3. Determinants And Changes Of Labour Force Participation In Malaysia: A Case Study On Gender Perspective In Years    2011 - 2016
    (Lim Bao Man et al., USM)
12.30 pm :
National Anthem
Statistik... Segalanya Pasti
Doa Recital
12.40 pm :
Welcoming Address by:
YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin
Chief Statistician Malaysia, Department of Statistics, Malaysia  
  :
Keynote Address by:
YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy)
1.00 pm :
Launching Ceremony of Malaysia & World Statistics Day Celebration and the 7th MyStats Conference 2020
1.30 pm :
Break
2.30 pm :
Plenary Session: Census Shapes Nation’s Future
Moderator:
YBhg. Dato' Sri Dr. Mohd Uzir Mahidin
Chief Statistician
Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Presenter:
  1. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nor Aieni Binti Haji Mokhtar
    Vice Chancellor,
    Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
     
  2. Mr. Srdjan Mrkic
    Chief Demographic Statistics Section,
    United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
     
  3. Dr. Yusminar Yunus
    Senior Consultant, ICT Consulting Division,
    Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU)
4.00 pm :
Session Adjourn