BUM 2011 kicks off with a forum

Theme: Bloggers’ Solidarity with the Press  (updated May 18, 2011 6.00pm)

Date: Saturday, 11 June 2011
Time: 7.45pm to 10.15pm

Venue: Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Auditorium (KLSCAH)
ADMISSION: Free and Open to the Public

“Tentative” Programme Outline:

Emcee: Sdri Helen Ang

7.45PM: Welcoming Speech by Dr Lim TG, Director,
Centre for Policy Initiatives;

7.55PM: Address by BUM 2011 Organising Committee
Chairman, YL Chong, Desi

8.10PM: Keynote Address by YB Nik Nazmi
Nik Ahmad on “Legislating Freedom of
Information Act in Parliament”

Q and A to follow: 20 minutes


Forum: Bloggers’ Solidarity with The Press?

9.00PM to 10.00PM featuring:

Sdr Cheam Toon Lee, newsman, former GEIC
Sdr Zunar, cartoonist, writer
(Speaker awaiting confirmation very soon)
Sdr Hata Wahari, NUJ President, “sacked” by Utusan Malaysia recently

Q and A to follow…

Kuala Lumpur,
May 18, 2011


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