Presenters / Speakers

Main Speakers

1. Rt. Hon Pehin Sri Dr Hj. Abd. Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak
(Keynote Address)
2. Hon Jonathan Hunt MPN.Z. Speaker of House of Representatives 
(Keynote Address)
3. Hon Austin Mitchell, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom
- "The Old Grey Kiwi Ain't What She Used To be"
4. Prof Stuart N. McCutcheon, Chair of N.Z. Vice Chancellor Committee
- "Recent Development in the New Zealand University Sector"
5.  Mr. Tachi Kiuchi, Chairman & CEO Emeritius, Mitsubishi Electric America 
- "The (Business) Lessons I learned in the Rainforest"
6. Mr. Philip Lewin, Chief Executive, Wellington Chamber of Commerce  
- "Birds of a Feather?" How New Zealand and Malaysian SMEs can work together more
7. Prof David G Simmons, Professor of Tourism, Lincoln University
- "Tourism - it's a Small(er) World" Education, Tourism and Friendships between Malaysia and New Zealand.
8. Mr. Timothy Hannah Former N.Z. High Commissioner to  Malaysia 
- "Alumni, Aotearoa and Asia: Synergies and Challenges"
9. Dr Robert Reece, Assoc Professor of  Murdoch University, Australia
- "Learning from Sarawak's History"
10. Dr David Given, Manager International Centre for Nature Conservation
- "Is Our World Too Small For Biological Diversity?"
11. Mr. Bhanu Baweja, Directors, UBS, Singapore
"USD Renaissance? - An Asia Pasific Perspective"

 Panel Speakers

1. His Excellency Geoff Randal, NZ High Commissioner to Malaysia
2. Hon Tan Sri Datuk Amar Alfred Jabu, Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak
3. Hon  Dato Sri James Jemut Masing, Minister of Land Development Sarawak 
4. YBhg Datuk Leo Moggie, Chairman of Tenaga Nasional Malaysia 
5. Prof Roy Sharp, Vice Chancellor of University of Canterbury 
6. Prof Ken Heskin, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Massey University, N.Z.
7. Mr. Alick Shaw, Deputy Mayor, Wellington, N.Z. 
8. Mr. Mark Revington, Senior Journalist, N.Z. Listener