Cisco NetAcad Partner Conference and IOE Hackathon Challenge
by Dr. Murizah Kassim
On 26th-28th Jan 2016, the first 2016 Annual Cisco Networking Academy Conference and IOE Hackathon Challenge were held at Adya Hotel, Langkawi, Kedah. Participations were among Cisco Networking Academy Malaysia members and students from public and private universities in Malaysia. Members from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UiTM together with Cisco Networking Academy UiTM which included Associate Professor Ruhani Ab Rahman, the President of Cisco Networking Academy Malaysia, Dr Yusnani Mohd Yussof, Murizah Kassim, Syahrul Afzal Che Abdullah, Abd Razak Mahmud and Meor Mohd Azreen Meor Hamzah participated in the event. Update technologies from Cisco Malaysia and MDEC perspectives on student’s activities and target outcomes have been presented by Cisco Academy members and MDEC officer in the conference. On the other hand, the IOE Hackathon Challenge was held parallel with the conference activities where there were 10 students groups from all participated universities. All Cisco Networking Academy instructors have the opportunity to experience the latest update on Cisco Systems technology leadership.