Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

1. Professor Dr. Biljana Scott
Professor at Oxford University,
Senior Lecturer in Language and Diplomacy
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2. Associate Professor Dr. Yunxia Xu,
Associate Professor in International Business
(Click here for more information on Associate Professor Dr. Yunxia Xu )

 


PLENARY SPEAKERS

1. Masputeriah Hamzah


Masputeriah Hamzah is a Professor in English for Specific Purposes at the Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She has held various administrative positions including being the Head of Department of Modern Languages before assuming the post of Deputy Director and then Director of Corporate Affairs of UTM, a position she held for almost a decade. During her tenure, she was in charge of corporate communication, branding, public and media relations. Masputeriah has taught various courses at the faculty including English for Professional Communication, Writing For Specific Purposes and English for Specific Purposes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She also supervises both Master and PhD students in related fields. She has been editor to many book publications, corporate materials, news bulletins, and was in the Editorial Board of various journals related to the faculty. Her research interests include work-embedded development of language competence, discourse and genre analysis as well as professional communication in various English for Specific Purposes contexts. She has also led various consultancy projects related to English for Specific Purposes at corporate and management levels in academic and professional settings.