Friday, May 21, 2010

BUM 2010 Tomorrow: Hot and explosive!

BUM stands for Bloggers Universe Malaysia (BUM). BUM2010 is the fourth in a series of annual gatherings of Malaysian bloggers and bloggers-to-be, and is being organized by a group of mainly Socio-political (SoPo) Bloggers in their individual capacities in association with the Protem Committee of the National Alliance of Bloggers (All-Blogs), and the Centre for Policy Initiatives (

1. THEME: Bloggers: Moving Malaysia Forward

Date: Saturday, May 22, 2010

Venue: Lake View Club, Subang Jaya

2. Schedule

10.00 – 10.30 am: REGISTRATION of participants

10.30 — 11.00 am: Welcoming addresses by:
Dr Lim Teck Ghee, Director CPI

Rocky Bru, All-Blogs Interim Committee President

YL Chong, BUM 2010 OC Chairman


Menteri Besar of Selangor, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim

11.00 am –11.20 am:

Topic: “Selangor Government’s use of the Internet to improve good governance and service delivery, and the State’s efforts to bridge the Internet divide”

Moderator: Helen Ang

11.20 am – 11.45 am: Q and A

3. Bahasa Malaysia Forum

11.45am – 1.30pm: The Allah Issue: Various Perspectives

Moderator: Sakmongkol

Speakers are:

Haris Ibrahim, People’s Parliament

YB Khalid Samad, MP for Shah Alam

Zaid Ibrahim, lawyer

Akhramsyah Sanusi, blogger

*************** BUFFET LUNCH **************

4. Media Session:

2.30pm –3.30pm: Coverage by Mainstream Media — Insights and Perspectives


Datuk Ahirudin Attan
, Rockybru

Wong Chun Mei, Consultant, Harakahdaily

P.Gunasegaram, Managing Editor, StarBiz

Zaini Hassan Utusan Malaysia Deputy EIC


5. Special Address: Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing,

Datuk Raja Nong Chik bin Raja Zainal Abidin

From 3.30pm – 4.30pm :

Topic: “Engaging the Urban Rakyat via Internet . Experiences from Facebook and Blog4FT”…

**************** HI-TEA **************

6. Bloggers Forum in English

Topic: Bloggers’ Role in Bridging the Religious Divide

Moderator: to be announced


YB Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, MP for Kuala Selangor

YB Teresa Kok, MP for Seputeh


Syed Ali Al Habshee, Ketua Bahagian UMNO Cheras

From 6.00pm – 7.30pm

*********** BUFFET DINNER from 7.45PM ************

Note from BUM2010 Organisers:

BUM2010 is a non-profit initiative, and any fees received go towards defraying the costs of organizing the one-day “Bloggers Event of The Year” to mark World Press Freedom Day which falls on May 3.

The previous BUMmers outings had seen rising attendance, starting from 150 for BUM2007, to 180 for BUM2008 and to 200 for last year’s BUM2009 (

The Event is open to all comers, even non-Bloggers, on a first-come-first served basis.OFFICIAL REGISTRATION PLUS FEES PAYABLE DETAILS please go here.

BUM2010 Organising Committee

May 11, 2010


Wake UP! said...

Please go where? There is no link at all.

PKR = Illuminati

mantra-indeeptots said...

Where is Unit Media Baru? Not fit? I can see that...

Anonymous said...

They don't dare to invite other well verse bloggers to debate Allah issue. E.g Apocrhphalist, SatD..

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