Malaysia to welcome Barack Obama at entrepreneurship summit in OctoberKuala Lumpur, September 19, 2013
THE 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2013) in Kuala Lumpur next month will feature a keynote address by US president Barack Obama.
The two-day summit, which was launched in 2009 by the president to spur job creation through entrepreneurship by connecting young innovators with resources and ideas, will be held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from October 11.
Chairperson of the event’s steering committee, Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, who is also the secretary general of treasury at the Ministry of Finance, said there would be at least 93 speakers representing over 90 organisations from more than 26 countries speaking at this year’s summit. Notable speakers include W Chan Kim, co-author of Blue Ocean Strategy and Joel A Barker, futurist and author.
Some 3,500 attendees are expected.
AOS Conventions & Events is the appointed PCO for GES 2013.