NCBM Silver Jubilee Convention

MAJLIS KEBANGSAAN BAGI ORANG BUTA, MALAYSIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND, MALAYSIA

KONVENSION JUBLI PERAK NCBM

NCBM SILVER JUBILEE CONVENTION

TEMA: “KE ARAH PENYERTAAN BERKESAN DAN KESAKSAMAAN HAK GOLONGAN CACAT PENGLIHATAN DALAM ARUS

PEMBANGUNAN PERDANA 1MALAYSIA”.

THEME: ‘TOWARDS EFFECTIVE PARTICIPATION AND EQUAL RIGHTS FOR THE BLIND IN THE 1MALAYSIA MAINSTREAM
DEVELOPMENT”.

VENUE: Hotel Midah, 8 Kampung Atap, off Jalan Maharajarela,
Kuala Lumpur.

NCBM Silver Jubilee Organising Chairman:
Mr. William Godwin Brohier.

NCBM National Convention Organising Chairman:
Dato‘ Mah Hassan bin Haji Omar.

PROGRAMME

DAY 1 – TUESDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2011.

9.00 am : Welcoming Speech and Overview of the Convention by Dato‘ Mah Hassan bin Haji Omar, Chairman of the NCBM
Connvention Organising Committee.
To Listen : (AA 001)
To Listen : (AA 002)

9.15 am : Address by Dato‘ S. Kulasegaran, President of NCBM.
To Listen : (AA 003)

9.30 am : Plenary Paper1 (45 minutes)
Moderator : Mr. William Godwin Brohier, NCBM Silver Jubilee Celebrations Organising Chaimian.
Presenter : Mr. Ivan Ho Tuck Choy,Executive Director, NCBM.
Topic :“NCBM in 25 Years: Challenges,Dreams and Hopes”.

To Listen : (AA 005)
To Listen : (AA 006)

11.15 am : Forum 1 : “Together We Walk, Together We Progress”.
Moderator : Mr. Wong Yoon Loong, WBUAP Regional Communications Co-ordinator.
Speaker1 : En. Daud Mohd. Amin.
Topic : “NCBM and Its Affiliates, a United Force?”
To Listen : (AB 001)
To Listen : (AB 002)
Speaker 2 : Mr. Yam Tong Woo, a retired engineer.
Topic : “Healthy Finance Breeds Quality Projects”.
To Listen: (AB 003)
To Listen: (AB 004)

2.00 pm : Plenary Paper 2: (45 minutes).
Moderator : Mr. Kway Eng Hock, Chairman, NCBM Committee on Education.
Presenter : Ms Lim Weng Fong who presented on behalf of Mr. Bong Muk Shin, Pengarah, Bahagian Pendidikan Khas,
Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia.
Topic : “Transformation in Malaysian Special Education Programme and How It Benefits the Blind and Vision-Impaired Children
in Gaining Equal Access to Quality Education”.
To Listen : (AC 001)
To Listen : (AC 002)

3.15 pm : Forum 2 : “Effective Programmes to Promote Productive Employment”.
Moderator : Dato’ S. Kulasegaran President,National Council for the Blind, Malaysia
Speaker1 : Dr. Alauddin bin Sidal, Timbalan Pengarah Kanan, Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia
Topic : “Pelaksanaan Dasar Satu Peratus Peluang Pekerjaan dalam Perkhidmatan Awam kepada Orang Kurang Upaya”;
(Implementation of the Policy on One Percent Job Opportunities in the Public Service Reserved for Persons with Disabilities).
To Listen : (AD 001)
To Listen : (AD 002)
Speaker 2 : Mr. Kenji Kuno, Senior Advisor, J|CA,JKMM.
Topic : “Job Coach Service”.
To Listen : (AD 003)
Speaker 3 : Mr. Moses Choo Siew Cheong, Assistant Executive Director, NCBM.
Topic : “Challenges for the BVI to Acquire suitable Technologies for Employment”.
To Listen : (AD 004)
Speaker 4 : Dr. Jacqueline Emanuel, Assistant Placement Officer, Malaysian Association for the Blind.
Topic : “Job Placement Service: New Chal|enges,New Ideas”.
To Listen : (AD 005)
To Listen : (AD 006)

DAY 2 – TUESDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2011.

9.15 am : Plenary Paper 3 (45 minutes).
Moderator : Mr. Ivan Ho Tuck Choy, Executive Director, NCBM.
Presenter : Mr. Kua Cheng Hock, Past President of the World Blind Union-Asia Pacific (WBUAP).
Topic : “The Role of NCBM at the lntemational Level and How It Benefits BVI in Malaysia”.
To Listen : (BA 001)

11.00 am :Forum 3 : “Economic Empowemient for the BVI”.
Moderator : Dr. Wong Huey Siew, Chairman, NCBM Committee on Employment and Economic Empowerment of the Blind.
Speaker1 : Puan Junaidah bt Tukiman, Penolong Pengarah, Jabatan Tenaga Kerja.
Topic : “Skim Bantuan Galakan Pemiagaan OKU dari perspektif OKU Penglihatan”.
To Listen : (BB 001)
To Listen : (BB 002)
Speaker 2 : Mr. Marcus Thuta Aung, a lecturer from Myanmar.

Topic : “Business Enterprise, a Viable Altemative to Address Unemployment Issues”.
To Listen : (BB 0031
Speaker 3 : Mr. Lee Sheng Chow, Proprietor of BP Massage Centre.
Topic : “Massage Business: New Challenges, New Ideas”.
To Listen :(BB 0041
To Listen :(BB 0051

2.00 pm :Plenary Paper 4 (45 minutes).
Moderator : Mr. William G. Brohier, Chain’nan, NCBM Silver Jubilee Celebrations Organising Committee.
Presenter : Dato’ Mah Hassan bin Hj. Omar, President of the Malaysian Confederation of the Disabled,and a practising lawyer.
Topic : “A Paradigm Shift for the Equalisation of Opportunities in the Light of the PWD Act”.
To Listen : (BC 0011
To Listen : (BC 0021
To Listen : (BC 0031

3.15 pm :Fomm 4 : “Towards an Effective Social Protection of the More Vulnerable Groups”.
Moderator : Dato’ Dr. Hsiung Kwo Yeun, President, Sarawak Society for the Blind, and a Delegate to NCBM.
Speaker 1 : Mr. Liong Teck Yau, a retired Govemment employee.
Topic : “ELDERLY BVI Persons”.
To Listen : (BD 0011
To Listen : (BD 0021
Speaker 2 : Ms. Ruth Marcus, Hon. Secretary of the Sabah Society for the Blind.
Topic : “BVI Women and Girls”.
To Listen : (BD 0031
Speaker 3 : Mohd. Mustaza bin Mohamad Zin, Chairman,Committee on Youth Development, Society of the Blind in Malaysia.
Topic : “BVI Youth”.
To listen : (BD 0041
Speaker 4 : Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat Malaysia.
Topic : “BVI Living in Poverty”.
To Listen : (BD 0051
To Listen : (BD 0061
DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2011.
9.00 am :Forum 5 : “Implementing with Innovative Ideas”.
Moderator : Mrs. Rosalind Chew Bee Koh, President of the Sabah Society for the Blind, and a Delegate to NCBM.
Speaker1 : En. Mohd. Amin bin Mat Nor, Past President of the Society of the Blind in Malaysia.
Topic : “Highly Competitive Versus Widely Enjoyed Sporting Activities for the BV|”.
To Listen : (CA 0011
Speaker 2 : Mr. Choo Kim Yoon, a deaf-blind person.
Topic : “Blind Persons with Additional Disabilities”.
To Listen : (CA 0021

10.45 am : Tea-break.
11.15 am : Presentation and endorsement of the Convention Declaration.
Presenter : Mr. William G. Brohier, Chainnan, NCBM Silver Jubilee Celebrations Committee.
To Listen : (CB 0011
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO BE ON
THE TEAM OF RAPPORTEURS.
6 Mr. WG Brohier,
O Dato’ Mah Hassan,
0 Mr. Kway Eng Hock,
O Mr. Wong Yoon Loong,
O Dr. Wong Huey Siew,
9 Ms. Chok Siew Lee,
O Mr. Loh Kong Ken,
O Mr. Moses Choo,
0 Mr. Ivan Ho.