2024 4th International Conference on Modern Educational Technology and Social Sciences (ICMETSS 2024)
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Associate Professor Ts. Dayana Farzeeha Ali

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Research Area: Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Visualization Skills, Special Needs Education

Brief introduction: Associate Professor Ts. Dayana Farzeeha Ali is the Deputy Dean (Research, Development & Innovation) of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities,Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She is an esteemed academician and researcher specializing in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), visualization skills, and special Needs Education. Dr. Dayana has dedicated her career to advancing the field of education through innovative research and practical applications. Her work has garnered numerous awards and recognitions, including international accolades for her contributions to augmented reality in education and the development of effective learning environments. Dr. Dayana’s research interests lie in enhancing educational outcomes through technology integration, particularly focusing on augmented reality to improve visualization skills among engineering and technical students. She has also made significant strides in developing educational frameworks and tools to support children with autism, aiming to enhance their learning experiences and social communication behaviours.

Title of Keynote Speech:Empowering Vocational Education with Technology: A Roadmap to Enhanced Visualization and Skill Development.

Abstract: Technological advancements are transforming vocational education, offering new ways to enhance learning and skill development. "Empowering Vocational Education with Technology: A Roadmap to Enhanced Visualization and Skill Development" focuses on integrating augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). These technologies improve visualization skills, crucial for grasping complex technical concepts. The discussion includes case studies and a strategic roadmap for implementing AR and VR, addressing best practices and challenges. By aligning technology with industry needs, vocational programs can produce a technically proficient, adaptable workforce ready for future demands.


Assoc. Prof. Nurhizam Safie Bin Mohd Satar

Faculty of Information Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Research Area: Cloud-based e-Learning, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, E-Learning Technology

Brief introduction:

Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Nurhizam Safie is the Dean (Networking and Alumni) of the Faculty of Information Science and Technology. Before this position, he was attached to the United Nations University, a United Nations academic arm, as a Research Fellow. He was conferred the Professional Technologist (.Ts/P.Tech(IT)) credential from the Malaysian Board of Technology (MBoT) in 2018. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (MIS), for which he was awarded the National Science Fellowship (NSF) Scholarship from the Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MoSTI). Master of Information Technology from UKM in 1999 and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom in 2019.

Title of the speech:

Disruptive Innovation: From Research Ideas to Commercial Efforts


The presentation is about how researchers of universities whose generated research ideas to solve problems. From the ideas sparked disruptive innovations which generated directly commercial efforts. To create an highly impact research need to have efforts, courage and network, then only can generate wealth to the country in this Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4) era. Society and researchers cannot run away from disruptive technologies, need to embrace them. Among instruments to commercialise research ideas, products or services is through university spin-off and start-up companies. Here, The presenter will share his experience in setting up the spin-off company, from initial stage to the current stage. IR4.0 technology such as drone, cloud technology , big data and Virtual Reality (VR) has been implemented and utilise within this company.