Petaling Jaya - Konvensyen Kimia 2014 organised by Research and Quality Assurance Division (PJK), was held from 27 to 28 August 2014 at the Department of Chemistry Malaysia (JKM) Headquarters. This Konvensyen involved participation of over 100 officers from the respective Headquarters and Branch
es laboratories as well as cadres from the Fire and Forestry Department. The Konvensyen 2014, this time with the theme "Sharing Knowledge, Setting Standards" can be used as a basis for the sharing of knowledge, experience and technology in the work of scientific analysis among the staff of the Department.Thus, it is able to drive the continuous improvement of services provided by Kimia Malaysia. This Konvensyen is also a platform to promote and enhance skills in presenting quality papers among staff. This Konvensyen received good response with the participation of 36 speakers who presented 34 papers covering a wide range of fields
A group photo of presenters and secretariats with Director General of JKM, En. Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim (seated center) and (seated from 4th left) En. Wong Kok Fah, Director of Environmental Health Division, Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Talib, Deputy Director General (Policy) of JKM, En. Ng Hock Sing, Director of Research and Quality Assurance Division, Dr. Kamarruddin bin Asri, Director of Forensic Division and Pn. Zaiton Ariffin, Head of Technical System Management Section
Konvensyen Kimia 2014 was officiated by the Director General of Department of Chemistry Malaysia, Y.Brs. En. Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim
The Konvensyen was officiated by Y.Brs. Encik Ahmad Ridzuan Bin Ibrahim, Director-General of Department of Chemistry Malaysia. Included among the invited guests were Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Talib, Deputy Director General (Policy) of Department of Chemistry Malaysia and Encik Ng Hock Sing, Director of PJK Division. The Director General in his opening speech encouraged participants to take this opportunity to improve their knowledge and gain benefits through topics shared during this Konvensyen in order to realise the goals of the Department which emphasized on competency and continuous learning to promote self-development, mastery of knowledge, skill, creativity and innovation. He also hoped that the knowledge and skills acquired during the Konvensyen can be transformed into action plans and implemented effectively.
The invited guests focusing on the presentations delivered by the presenters during Konvensyen Kimia
Konvensyen Kimia received overwhelming response from 100 officers from respective laboratories at Department of Chemistry Malaysia Headquarters and Branches, as well as cadres from Fire Department and Forestry Department
The closing ceremony was also officiated by Y.Brs. Encik Ahmad Ridzuan Bin Ibrahim, Director General of Department of Chemistry Malaysia who presented certificates of appreciation to the presenters as a token of appreciation and recognition for their valuable cooperation in making the Konvensyen a success. He advised participants to apply knowledge learned during the Konvensyen to improve their work processes and use of problem solving techniques as well as quality control tools in their daily task. He also urged all Kimia staff to enhance presentation skills in order to promote their research works more effectively.
En. Helmy Akmal bin Zulqurnain, presenter from DNA Forensic Section, JKM Headquarters impressed the attendees with an engaging presentation entitled “Documenting Bloodstain Patterns through Roadmapping Technique”
Pn. Nur Hafiza Binti Md Yusop, presenter from DNA Analysis Centre, JKM Johor Branch inspired the attendees with a great presentation entitled “Establishing Sibling Relationships; Challenge and Improvement”.
En. Ahmad Ridzuan bin Ibrahim, Director General of JKM with accompanied by Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Talib and En. Ng Hock Sing, presenting a certificate of appreciation to one of the presenters, En. Ridzuan Abd. Aziz Bin Mohd Yusop from Narcotics Section, JKM Terengganu Branch during the closing ceremony.