Thursday, May 07, 2009

B.U.M 2009

Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all bloggers in my garden once again!

With the success of B.U.M 2008, there shall be a repeat of success at 2009 Bloggers' Gathering on Saturday, 16th May 2008. No excuse there. It's a public holiday AND a weekend!! Details as follows:

Venue: The Lake View Club, Subang Jaya
Time (Session I): Registration - 10.30am – 12.30pm
Time (Session II): Registration - 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Time (Session III): Registration - 6.00pm – 8.15pm

Theme: 4th and 5th Estates — on Collision Course?

Registration and Payment Details

Programme Outline (Session I): 10.30am – 12.30pm
Topic: The Media - Civil Society’s Perspectives

(a) Dr Lim Teck Ghee, Director, CPI
(b) Sdr Din Merican, Programme Director to PKR chief
(c) Dr KJ John, Civil Society activist
(d) Tentative: Sdr Art Harun, Lawyer-Blogger

Q and A Session (30 minutes)

Programme Outline (Session II): 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Topic: Bagaimanakah Media Baru boleh menggalakkan pemikiran kritis masyarakat?

(a) Sdr Faisal Mustaffa, Special aide to a DAP MP
(b) Sdr Fathi Aris Omar, Online Editor
(c) Sdri Saodah Elias, Women’s Editor, The Star

Q and A Session (30 minutes)

Programme Outline (Session III): 6.00pm – 8.15pm
Topic: Has The Old Media Failed Civil Society?

(a) Jeff Ooi, DAP MP for Jelutong, Pulau Pinang
(b) Sdr Ahirudin Attan aka Rockybru, All-Blogs Interim President
(c) Tentative: YB Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, SA of Seri Setia, Selangor
(d) Sdr Steven Gan, Editor-in-chief,
(e) Sdr R Nadeswaran, Editor (Special reports and investigations), The Sun
(f) Special Guest Speaker? Watch this space!

Q and A Session (45 minutes)


For updates on the progress of Bloggers' Universe Malaysia (B.U.M) 2009, check us out!

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