Nobel Prize Winner gives talk at the Inauguration of Penang Institute

Dear YB/ Tan Sri/ Dato’ Seri/ Dato’/ Dr/ Prof/ Sir/ Madam,

It is my pleasure to cordially invite you to the inauguration of the Penang Institute, details of which are, as follows:

Date : 9 December 2011 (Friday)

Time : 8.00 am-5.45 pm

Venue : MPPP Town Hall, Padang Kota Lama, George Town

I am also pleased to announce that the inauguration will coincides with our 2nd Penang in Asia Lecture, to be delivered by Professor Sir James Mirrlees, the recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in economics.The event will also feature Mr Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang, Malaysian state and national leaders and renowned academicians from top universities around the world. These include:

Azis, Iwan Jaya, Professor, Cornell University and Head, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank

Hai Wen, Vice-President, Peking University

Kamal Salih, Advisor, Yayasan Mahkota

Liew Chin Tong, MP for Bukit Bendera and Executive Director, Penang Institute

McKibbin, Warwick, Professor, Research School of Economics College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

Muhammed Abdul Khalid, Senior Analyst, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)

Nurul Izzah Anwar, Member of Parliament, Lembah Pantai

Ooi Kee Beng, Honorary Chairperson, Penang Studies, Penang Institute

Welsh, Bridget, Associate Professor in Political Science, Singapore Management University (SMU)

Woo Wing Thye, Professor, University of California at Davis and Director, East Asia Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

This is a golden opportunity to engage key opinion makers from Malaysia and around the world, discussing issues ranging from policymaking to the financial system and the future of the global economy.

This is a golden opportunity to engage key opinion makers from Malaysia and around the world, discussing issues ranging from policymaking to the financial system and the future of the global economy.

Participation fee of RM50.00 should be made payable to Socio-Economic & Environment Research Institute, Public Islamic Bank No. 398 287 4518. This fee will cover participation in all the forums and talks during the day as well as for luncheon and tea breaks. Participants will also receive a 20% discount off the existing annual subscription fee of the Penang Economic Monthly.

Participation is by registration on a first come first serve basis and since seating is limited, kindly register early. To RSVP or for more information, kindly contact syedmikael@penanginstitute.org or call us at +604 228 3306. The deadline for registration is 7 December 2011 (Wednesday).

Thank you!

Penang Institute
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