Invited Speakers

Dr. Chau Kien Tsong, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr Chau Kien Tsong is Deputy Director of Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Multimedia from USM and Master of Science (IT) from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Currently, he is lecturing graduate students in instructional technology design, digital graphics, 2D and 3D animations. Dr. Chau is an academic consultant and external examiner of a private institution of higher learning in Malaysia. His project on physical multimedia that unifies physical objects and digital multimedia objects for Preschoolers in multimedia learning won two gold medals in two different international Innovation Competition in Malaysia in 2018. He has also won Best Paper Award for research paper entitled “Designing a Motivated Tangible Multimedia System for Preschoolers” in “International Conference on Education, Teaching, and E-Learning” in 2017. He was a research fellow in USM. He is currently META and IEEE member, and has been judge, session chair, and program committee for several conferences. Dr. Chau has over 20 publications and presentations, which include SCOPUS and ERA indexed journals. Her research interest is in the field of multimedia, 2D and 3D animations, tangible system, and Educational technology.

Dr. Nik Zulkarnaen Khidzir, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

Dr. Nik Zulkarnaen Khidzir, Certified MBOT Professional Technologist; Senior Lecturer Faculty of Creative Technology and Heritage. Currently appointed as Head of Creative Innovation and Digital Technology Research Cluster, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. His research interests are Advanced Method for Educational Technology, Multimedia & Visual Communication Interaction in Islamic Perspectives, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity Risks, Information Security Risk Management, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Business and Education Computing/e-commerce & Creative Computing & Multimedia related project. As an scholar in his field, he active deliver keynote speech in international conferences globally and prolific journal chief editor, reviewer local and international. Pertaining his research interest and contribution to the body of knowledge, he has published various articles in indexed proceedings and high impact journals. He is a member of the IACSIT, IEEE and PECAMP. He received various recognition and awards in research & innovation competition at national and international level. He is also recognized by Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) as one of the top 2018 Outstanding Entrepreneurship Mentor. (More about me : https://zulkarnaenk.wixsite.com/dr9cv )