Synergising Industry & Academia: Innovations for Industrial Applications


IMM has been organizing biennial International Materials Technology Conference and Exhibition (IMTCE) since 1990. This signature event is expected to draw 500 local and international participants in 2014. The existence and prevalence of materials is all pervading. Giant leaps in Materials Technological advancement have been made possible by the developments in the synthesis, processing, performance and design of existing materials as well as the application of newly designed ones.

Malaysia has invested much effort in the development of commodity materials such as those from petroleum and agro-based feedstock, particularly in the downstream sectors such as oil and gas, power, water, telecommunications, automotive and aerospace -depending upon the innovations in Materials. Materials specialists are needed to design, synthesize and manufacture them into components, test their performance in specific applications and verify their safety in public domains.

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The Session Chairman for the Special Lectures is Yang Berbahagia, Datuk. Ir. (Dr) Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim who is the Vice Chancellor / CEO of the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. Yang Berbahagia is also the current Advisor of the Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM).


speakers   Datuk Mohd Anuar Taib
President – PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd.
Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, PETRONAS Development & Production.

Title: Cost Effectiveness in the Oil & Gas Industry– Quality & Safety Assured

speakers   Ir. Pramod Kumar Karunakaran
Vice President of Infrastructure & Utilities (Downstream Business),
PETRONAS, Malaysia.

Title: Achieving Effective Project Delivery through a Structured QA & QC Approach


Message from the President

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to participate in the 9th International Materials Technology Conference & Exhibition (IMTCE2014) to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 13-16 May 2014 ...

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