Monday, May 04, 2009

B.U.M. 2009: Update

Bloggers United Malaysia (BUM) 2009.
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Date: Saturday 16 May 2009
Venue: Lake View Club, Subang Jaya
Theme: 4th and 5th Estates — on Collision Course?
1. Morning Session: 10.30AM – 12.30PM
Topic: The Media - Civil Society’s Perspectives

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

Q and A Session (30 minutes)

**** Buffet Lunch *****

2. Afternoon (Bahasa Malaysia) Session: 2.30PM – 4.30PM
Topik: Bagaimanakah Media Baru boleh menggalakkan pemikiran kritis masyarakat?

(a) Faisal Mustaffa, Special aide to a DAP MP
(b) Fathi Aris Omar, Online Editor
(c) Fahri Azzat, Lawyer (updated 29/4)
(d) Dr Mustafa K Anuar, asst. Aliran secretary & Lecturer (updated 29/4)

Q and A Session (30 minutes)

******** Hi-Tea **********

3. Evening Session: 6.00PM – 8.15PM
Topic: Has The Old Media Failed Civil Society?

(a) YB Jeff Ooi, DAP MP for Jelutong, Pulau Pinang
(b) Ahirudin Attan aka Rockybru, All-Blogs Interim President
(c) YB Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, ADUN of Seri Setia, Selangor
(d) Steven Gan, Editor-in-chief,
(e) R Nadeswaran, Editor (Special reports and investigations), The Sun
(f) SURPRISE BLOGGER-SPEAKER to helicopter in?

Q and A Session (45 minutes)

****** BUFFET DINNER ********

More updates and details here:


  1. ancient mariner,

    i would like to join? what's the damages?

    newly minted submariner

  2. anon 0932,

    The fee is RM60 per head inclusive of buffet lunch, tea & buffet dinner.

    Go here for online registration:

  3. Yea! for all B.U.M.S. coming out in force on the day. Sorry I won't be able to make it but will be rooting for you. God bless Malaysia. And God bless all of you.

  4. Bang, tahnks for extending the invite but my schedule is a bit shaky at the moment. Good luck and have fun.


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