[Slides | Video | Podcast]



  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of IR 4.0”, Keynote Speech, MUCET 2021, November 16, 2021
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “The Need for IoT Ecosystem to Become Producer Nation”, Industry-Institution Engagement & Education Summit (I2Es) 2021, Oct. 28, 2021 [Slides | Video | Podcast]
  3. Mazlan Abbas., “Breaking the Barriers of IoT”, Keynote Address, NCIoT 2021, Oct 25, 2021 [Slides | Video | Podcast]
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “Digitalisation for SME”, Training, Oct. 13-14, 2021
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Awareness on IoT Adoption for SMES and Business Intelligence”, KLSICCI, Oct. 11, 2021 [Slides | Video | Podcast]
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “Ultimate Things About IoT”, BENU 4131 Industrial Talk, UTEM, Oct. 11, 2021 [Slides | Video | Podcast]
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Interesting Thing about Internet of Things”, BNS Workshop Series #5, UniKL MIIT, Oct. 6, 2021 [Slides | Video | Podcast]
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “How to Increase Your Chances of Success When Applying R&D Grant”, UniKL BMI, Sept. 22, 2021
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “Building a Producer Nation”, IAP Talk, BENET UniKL BMI, Sept. 8, 2021
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “Introduction to IoT”, Webinar MAIWP, August 24, 2021
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of IoT”, LENSA Digital USIM, August 18, 2021
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “Fundamentals of IoT – Your IoT Journey “, IR 4.0 (Foundation) Course, ADTEC, August 17, 2021
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “Embedding IoT Elements in Student’s Project”, Politeknik Mersing, August 2, 2021
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “Challenges in the New Era of IR 4.0”, Keynote Speech, IPSIR 4.0, UKM, July 8, 2021
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “Innovations in the Era of IR 4.0”,Keynote Speech, i-ria 2021, July 5, 2021
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Middleware – The Critical Missing Component in the IoT Value Chain”, INTI International University’s Online Research Symposium on Internet of Things, June 30, 2021
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT & IR 4.0 – Disruptive Era”, UTHM IAP Talk, June 13, 2021
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “Way Forward – Industry Revolution 4.0”, UiTM Cawangan Kelantan Kampus Machang Talk, June 5, 2021
  19. Mazlan Abbas, “Introduction to IoT”, Mini Teater STEM Kelantan, June 2, 2021
  20. Mazlan Abbas, “Embedding 4IR Pillars in Student’s Projects”, Seminar IT, Politeknik Ungku Omar, June 2, 2021
  21. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT and Society 5.0”, FMA Talk Series – TIS 4.0 & S5.0, May 21, 2021
  22. Mazlan Abbas, “Expert Advice for the Generation-IoT”, IoT Talk UTHM, May 6, 2021
  23. Mazlan Abbas, “Smart City Technology”, i-KPKT Urban Talk, April 28, 2021
  24. Mazlan Abbas, “Realizing Society 5.0 and Its Relation to Industry 4.0”, MAFM-UTMSPACE Talk, April 27, 2021
  25. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Building Block of IR 4.0”, CPN Productive 2021, MPC Chemical Productivity Nexus, April 22, 2021
  26. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT and IR 4.0 – Get Ready for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet”, CPN Productive 2021, MPC Chemical Productivity Nexus, April 20, 2021
  27. Mazlan Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of IoT”, Invited Lecture, Kursus ECC3904 Seminar, Fakulti Kejuruteraan, UPM, April 17, 2021
  28. Mazlan Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of IoT”, CPN Productive 2021, MPC Chemical Productivity Nexus, April 15, 2021
  29. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – Embrace or Become Obsolete”, CPN Productive 2021, MPC Chemical Productivity Nexus, April 13, 2021
  30. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT in the New Norm”, Webinar ICAN Series 1, UiTM Cawangan Terengganu, April 12, 2021
  31. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Middleware”, IR 4.0 Training, Sharp, April 10, 2021
  32. Mazlan Abbas, “To IoTise Every Business”, MTDC Techweek, April 6, 2021
  33. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Core Technology for IR 4.0 and How It Benefits SMEs”, CPN Productive 2021, MPC Chemical Productivity Nexus , March 25, 2021
  34. Mazlan Abbas, “The Entrepreneurship Journey of Pre & Post Covid-19, Humanizing Innovation @MMU Webinar Series, March 25, 2021
  35. Mazlan Abbas, “Increase Your Chances of Success When Applying R&D Grant”, Invited Talk, March 9, 2021
  36. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT and Favoriot Platform”, Online DAQ Webinar (DAQ with IoT), March 9, 2021
  37. Mazlan Abbas, “Career Path as an IoT Specialist”, UniKL BMI, Jan. 12, 2021


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “What is IR 4.0”, Instagram Live, Islamic Banking Finance Club (IBFC), Dec. 28, 2020
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Applications in Agriculture”, Digital Agriculture Conference 2020 (DigiAC 2020), Dec. 20, 2020
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “The Ups and Downs of an IoT Entrepreneur”, UTMXCITE Entrepreneurship Webinar, Nov. 30, 2020
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “Career Path as an IoT Specialist in Developing Country”, Industrial Lecture (Webinar), FKEE, UTHM, Nov. 19, 2020
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Maximise Your Research Potential with Relevant Industry”, Invited Talk (Webinar), FKEE, UTHM, Nov. 19, 2020
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “Ultimate Things About IoT”, BENU 4131 Course, FKEK, UTeM, Nov. 16, 2020
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Mobility Using IoT and IR 4.0”, Tech Introduction – AI and IoT in Mobility, MaGIC Webinar, Nov. 11, 2020
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “Challenges in IR 4.0”, Keynote Talk, 2020 IEEE 5th International Symposium on Telecommunication Technologies (ISTT), Nov. 11, 2020
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “Intro to IoT and Healthcare for Ageing Society”, Tech Introduction – AI and IoT in Healthcare, MaGIC Webinar, Nov. 2, 2020
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “Your First IoT Journey – Taking the Right Steps”, Chemical Productivity Nexus, MPC Webinar, Oct. 28, 2020
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Importance of IR 4.0 in Businesses”, Dynamic Entrepreneur Development Association (DEDAS) Webinar, Oct. 24, 2020
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – A New Frontier in IR 4.0”, Keynote Talk, International Conference in Computational Intelligence (ICCI2020), Oct. 8, 2020
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “Taking the Proactive Roles Through Smart Technologies”, Cyberview Webinar, August 28, 2020
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 and IoT – A New Frontier”, Learning Pal Webinar, July 14, 2020
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – Embrace or Risk Becoming Obsolete”, I4RC 2020, June 29, 2020
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Key Technology for IR 4.0”, Silaturahmi Digital GoFM Pagi, 23 April, 2020
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – Embrace or Become Obsolete”, April 7-9, 2020
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Building Block of IR 4.0”, POWERCOIN 2020, Sona College, India, 12-13 March 2020
  19. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – Embrace or Become Obsolete”, ICSSA 2020, 7-9 April 2020, Malaysia
  20. Mazlan Abbas, “The Journey of an IoT Entrepreneur”, Public Lecture, UTM MJIIT, March 5, 2020
  21. Mazlan Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of IoT”, UniKL BMI, Feb. 19, 20120


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Thrive Into The Future with Industrial Revolution 4.0”, UniMY, Dec. 4, 2019
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Empowering the Nation Through IoT”, BMI SME CEO FORUM, Nov. 26, 2019.
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “Making Things Talk With IoT”, The 5th Engineering Conference: Embracing Engineering Digital Transformation, November 21, 2019
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT in Project Management”, IPM Day 2019, Nov. 5, 2019
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT in E-Commerce Innovation”, E-Commerce Cross Border Conference 2019, Oct. 30, 2019
  6. Mazlan Abbas, ICOM 2019, Oct. 30, 2019
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Key Technology for Fourth Industrial Revolution”, Keynote Speaker, ICETiA 2019 (International Conference on Emerging Technology and Innovative Applications 2019), Oct. 21-22, 2019, MaGIC, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “What it Takes to Become a Digital Leader? Journey, Experience and Scenarios”, SME Meetup: The 7 Principles for Digital Transformation, Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 15, 2019
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – To Surf or Not to Surf”, UiTM, Oct. 11, 2019
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT and IR 4.0 – Get Ready for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet”, UTeM, Oct. 8, 2019
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT-Based Technology in the Era of IR 4.0”, ConFIG Malaysia, MaGIC, Oct. 7, 2019
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “Exploring the Internet of Things and IR 4.0”, Borneo International Drobotex, BCKK, Kuching, Sarawak, Oct. 5, 2019.
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT for Construction”, Seminar Construction Evolution 2019, The Everly Hotel, Putrajaya, Oct. 2, 2019.
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 and IoT – Get Ready for Jobs of The Future”, Guest Lecture, Sept. 20, 2019, School of IT UCSI University, Malaysia
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “Challenges of IoT Towards Career Development”, Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Sept. 12, 2019
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “Build Your Career in IoT”, IT Career Sharing, APU, Sept. 11, 2019
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things (IoT) and Crowdsensing in AFM Industries”, Asset Management: Readiness And Challenges Towards IR 4.0, August 20, 2019, UTM, Kuala Lumpur
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “Impact of IoT in Your Future Career”, MOE-MTDC GE I4.0, August 6, 2019, Malaysia
  19. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Solutions for Societal Well-Being”, APAN 48, July 22, 2019, UPM, Malaysia
  20. Mazlan Abbas, “Where Are We in the Era of Industrial Revolution”, CITA 2019, July 16, 2019, Kuching
  21. Mazlan Abbas, “New Talents for New IoT Ecosystems in Malaysia”, TVET Conference 2019, 8 July, 2019, Malaysia
  22. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT and 4IR”, Invited Talk MRSM Ulul Albab Kepala Batas, July 6, 2019, Malaysia
  23. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things (IoT)”, Fintech for Banks and Development Finance Institutions”, 17-19 June, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey
  24. Mazlan Abbas, “Ageing in Smart Cities“, Smart Convention – 2nd Annual Smart Cities Conference, April 22, 2019, Kuala Lumpur
  25. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – To Surf or Not to Surf“, Keynote Talk, PARS 2019, 10-11 April, 2019, UTM Skudai
  26. Mazlan Abbas, “Journey Towards Fourth Industrial Revolution and IoT”, SEDC, 8-9 April, Kuching
  27. Mazlan Abbas, “Entrepreneurship in the Digital World”, SEDC, 8-9 April, Kuching
  28. Mazlan Abbas, “The RAQIB Journey – Real World Problem Meets IoT – How Solutioning is Done in the Wild”, IoT Asia 2019, Singapore
  29. Mazlan Abbas, “Building a Career in IoT Industry“, Executive Talk, Politeknik Ungku Omar, March 21, 2019, Ipoh
  30. Mazlan Abbas, “IR 4.0 – To Surf or To Drown“, Academic Afternoon Discourse, March 20, 2019, UiTM
  31. Mazlan Abbas, “Military in the Era of Fourth Industrial Revolution“, Digital Revolution Conference – Today is the Future, March 20, 2019, MINDEF


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Business Disruptions in the Era of 4th Industrial Revolution“, UniKL Business School, Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 8, 2018
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Business Disruptions in the Era of 4th Industrial Revolution“, Keynote Address, RAMA University, India, Nov. 30, 2018
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “Living in the Era of 4thIndustrial Revolution”, TEDx Kenyalang, November 17, 2018, Kuching
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “Empowering Digital Lifestyle in the Internet of Things“, MCMC, Kuching, Nov. 8, 2018
  5. Mazlan Abbas. “IoT Applications, Services & Analytics“, Guest Lecture, UNITEN, Oct. 31, 2018
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “The Potential of IoT in Agriculture”, Agrobank Knowledge Sharing Series, Oct. 26, 2018
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Your Journey Towards Fourth Industrial Revolution”, Time to Talk, Digital Media, IUMW, Oct 25, 2018
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “Your First ioT Journey”, Majlis Kolaborasi Hubungan Industri Binaan & Senibina, UKM, 24 October 2018
  9. Mazlan Abbas. “RAQIB – For Elderly Care and Pilgrims”, Technomart IoT: Social Healthcare Services, MIGHT, Oct. 22, 2018
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “The Next Big Wave – How IoT Will Shape the Future of Projects”, PMIMY 2018, Sept. 25, 2018
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Smart Cities and IoT: The Opportunities and Challenges Ahead”, Khazanah ICT Day 2018, August 29, 2018, Kuala Lumpur
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “IR4.0 Transitional Stage – Where Are We Now?”, Pos Aviation Innoviation 2018 , July 26, 2018
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “Unleashing Your Potential – From ZERO to Thought Leader”, Adjunct Professor Lecture, Dewan Auditorium FIK, UniSZA Kampus Besut, July 8, 2018
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “Trend and Challenges in IoT”, CIS Adjunct Professor Lecture, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), July 5, 2018, UTP
  15. Mazlan Abbas, Guest Speaker, Industry 4.0 Implementation and Adoption Workshop, July 2 & July 17, 2018, National Instruments Academy and Innovation Nucleus, TPM, Malaysia
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Innovation Ecosystem”, Keynote Speech, June 27-28, 2018, Smart Cities Global Technologies and Investment Summit, Algiers, Algeria
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “Industry Revolution 4.0 – How Disruptive Technology Affects Business Globally”, Invited Talk, Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS), UiTM SHAH ALAM, June 9, 2018, Malaysia.
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT Innovation Ecosystem”, Invited Lecture, April 24, 2018, UTHM
  19. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – The Enabler for 4thIndustrial Revolution”, April 17, 2018, Seminar Revolusi Industri 4.0: Memperkasa Pendidikan, Dewan Ibnu Sina, TATI University College, Terengganu
  20. Mazlan Abbas, “Digital Revolution 4.0 is Here Today“, Purwadekha Tech Wave 2018, March 14-15, 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia
  21. Mazlan Abbas, “4th Industrial Revolution – Riding the Waves“, TVET Malaysia Engagement Towards Industry 4.0, March 22, 2018, PWTC, Malaysia
  22. Mazlan, Abbas, “Journey from Product-Based to Outcome-Based IoT Business Model”, One Day Seminar on ‘Smart Cities & Urban Science, Feb. 27, 2018, Wisma IEM, 01- Auditorium Tan Sri Prof. Chin Fung Kee, Third Floor, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
  23. Mazlan Abbas, “Building Smart Cities and Smart Communities“, MEDINI CEO Forum, January 25, 2018
  24. Mazlan Abbas, “Industry Revolution 4.0 Disruptions“, Engineering Professional Talk 3.0, Kelab Komuniti Taman Tasik, January 21, 2018


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Journey into Monetizing Internet of Things”, IoT Kuwait 2017, Dec. 19-21, 2017, Kuwait
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT in the Cloud”, Network Week, UPM, Dec. 7, 2017
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “Moving Up or Down the IoT Value Chain”, Keynote, 2017 International Conference on Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Engineering, 5-6 December 2017, UTM KL.
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “A Tea Talk on IoT”, UniKL BMI, Nov. 30, 2017
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Industry 4.0 Disruptions”, Nov. 29, 2017, MaGIC
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “Building Industry Revolution 4.0 Applications“, FKEE, UTHM, Nov. 28, 2017
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Your Journey Towards Industry 4.0 With Internet of Things“, UnisZA, kampus Besut, Kuala Trengganu, Nov. 23, 2019
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “Challenges of Making IoT a Ubiquitous Service”, World Access Interconnect Forum (WAIF), Nov. 21-23, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “Journey Towards IoT 4.0 With IoT”, IoT Open Day, UTM, Nov. 21, 2017
  10. Mazlan Abbas,” IoT & The Anatomy of a Smart City”, Keynote, 2017 Asia Pacific Microwave Conference, 13-16 November 2017, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel.
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Industry 4.0 and Smart City – The “Energy Pill” for IoT in Malaysia”, SIRIM Symposium on Manufacturing with Nanotechnology – Towards Industry 4.0, November 6-7, 2017
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “Driving Towards an IoT Payoff: Keep It Simple – It’s Not Just About the Technology”, Indonesia Digital Economic Summit 2017, Oct. 25-26, 2017, Jakarta
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “How the Internet of Things Shape Better Outlook for Your Business in the 21stCentury”, Tech Talk, Volume II, Oct. 24, 2017
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Third Internet Tsunami Is Here”, Oct. 9, 2017, EPF IT Day
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “Are We Ready for IoT Now? Or Risk Being Left Behind”, Sept. 29, 2017, IIUM
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “Awareness of IoT Platforms and Applications”, German-Malaysia Institute, GMI Auditorium, Sept. 27, 2017
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “Generation-IoT: The Key to Business Survival in 21st Century”, Sept. 14, 2017, WOU, Penang
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “The Facility Manager of Tomorrow”, Building Maintenance 2017, August 23-24, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  19. Mazlan Abbas, “The Internet of Things (IoT) Journey”, August 10, 2017, UTP
  20. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Third Wave of Tsunami is Here”, MYSEC 2017, August 7, 2017, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  21. Mazlan Abbas, “Ride the Wave of IoT to Survive the 21st Century”, Industry and Institution Engagement Summit (I2E), August 4, 2017, MJII, Beranang
  22. Mazlan Abbas, “Challenging the Giants”, Asean Technology Summit, July 27-28, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  23. Mazlan Abbas. “Global Economic Trend – How Internet of Things and Big Data Shape Better Outlook for Your Business”, INSKEN, July 27, Kuala Lumpur
  24. Mazlan Abbas, “Building a Sustainable Citizen-Centric Smart City Approach”, Tech Trend, July 17, 2017, APU, Kuala Lumpur
  25. Mazlan Abbas, “Your Next IoT Journey is NOW”, IoT Innovation Day, APU, July 11, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  26. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities”, Industrial Talk, 21 June 2017, UiTM Shah Alam.
  27. Mazlan Abbas, “Your Next IoT Journey”, Industrial Talk, 29 May 2017, UniMAP, Perlis.
  28. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – We Are at The Tip of An Iceberg”, Industrial Talk, 24 May 2017, UTeM, Melaka.
  29. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things Journey”, Industrial Talk, 21 May 2017, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai.
  30. Mazlan Abbas, “Where Do Service Providers Stand in the Age of IoT?”, Digital Leadership Transformation Seminar, Hosted by Dhiraagu, Maldives, May 10, 2017
  31. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT for Smart Cities”, Invited Talk, The 6th International Conference on Computing and Informatics 2017 (ICOCI 2017), 25-27 April 2017, Sama-Sama Hotel.
  32. Mazlan Abbas, “10 Tips – How To Avoid Citizen Engagement Pitfalls“, IGPLUS 2017, April 5, 2019, MMU
  33. Mazlan Abbas, “Guide in Building Smart Cities by Profiling Them”, International Symposium on IoT Cloud Infrastructure Technology (IoT-CIT), UniKL, March 8, 2017
  34. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things”, Invited Lecture, IMechE UNITEN Student Chapter, UNITEN, 10 Jan 2017


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things Workshop,” Smart Cities Expo World Forum (SCEWF) 2016, Sydney, Australia, 12-13 Dec. 2016
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Building Smart Cities Through the Eyes of Citizens and Avoiding Citizen Engagement Pitfalls,” Smart Cities Expo World Forum (SCEWF) 2016, Sydney, Australia, 12-13 Dec. 2016
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “The Road to Smart Cities and Connected Citizens – Are We There Yet Barriers and Tolls”, TM Forum Live! Asia 2016, 7-8 December 2016, Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “Developing Interconnectedness of Citizens”, Smart Cities Asia 2016, 18-19 Oct. 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Revolutionizing FM Services through Internet of Things (IoT): Is Your Facility Ready” Building Maintenance Conference 2016, 21-22 Sept. 2016, Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “Smart Citizens – Power to Sense”, APAC Smart Cities Forum 2016, 26-27, Sept. 2016
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – Preparing Yourself for a Smart Nation”, 2017 Budget Discourse, Ministry of Finance, April 6, 2016
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “Issues and Challenges of Deploying a Smart Citizen Engagement Solution”, IoT Asia 2016, Singapore Expo, 30-31 March 2016
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “Sensing-as-a-Service – A New Business Model for IOT”, Adjunct Professor Talk, UTHM, Batu Pahat, 21 March, 2016
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “Profiling the City with IOT”, Adjunct Professor Talk, UTHM, Batu Pahat, 21 March, 2016
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Smart Citizens”, UK Connected Cities, UK Trade & Investment, Kuala Lumpur, 14-16 March 2016
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “The Connected World: Future of Possibilities”, BW Internet of Things Expo, 11th March 2016, The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon, India
  13. Panel Session,“IoT & Smart Cities: Connected Cities. Connected Governance”, Internet of Things Expo, 11th March 2016, The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon, India
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT – The Tip of an Iceberg”, Invited Talk, MUBIN, March 6, 2016
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT for Smart Cities”, Invited Talk, UTM-KL, March 4, 2016
  16. Mazlan Abbas, “Smart City Application for Local Authority Using CitiAct – A Case Study”, Building Local Capacity in Understanding, Analyzing and Visualizing Big Data in Malaysian Cities in Melaka, 4th MELAKA Workshop, 29 Feb – 2 March 2016
  17. Mazlan Abbas, “Social Media & Crowdsensing for National Development”, Social Media Discourse Themed “Infinite Possibility – Where Voice is raised Anonymously”, Invited Talk, UiTM Lendu, Malacca, Feb. 23, 2016
  18. Mazlan Abbas, “REDtone IOT Smart City Solutions – CitiAct and CitiSense”, Invited Speaker, MESCORP IoT-X,  11, 2016, MMU, Cyberjaya


  1. Mazlan, Abbas, “Sensing-as-a-Service for Smart Cities”, 2015 IEEE 12th Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2015), Hilton Kuching, 23-25 November, 2015 –  http://micc2015.comvt.org
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Current and Future Trends in IOT”, Industrial Talk, 3rd Thundercloud Mini Symposium, MMU Melaka, 14 Dec. 2015
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “Building Smart Cities with Smart Citizens”, GeoSmart Asia 2015, 29th Sep – 1st Oct 2015, PWTC, KL
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “IOT – Smart City and Smart Citizens”, Invited Speaker, UTP IEEE Circuits & Systems Malaysia, 28 Oct. 2015, UTP, Malaysia
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Listen to the Pulse of the City Using IOT”, Adjunct Prof. Lecture, UTHM, 21 Sept. 2015
  6. Mazlan Abbas, “IOT – Better Insights with Data Blending”, Industrial Talk, MMU, 17 Sept. 2015,
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things and Big Data – The Perfect Marriage”, Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Soft Computing in Data Science 2015 (SCDS2015), 2-3 Sept. 2015, Pullman, Putrajaya
  8. Mazlan Abbas, “Empowering Smart Citizen to Sense” – ASEAN IoT Innovation Forum, 25-26 August, 2015, Hotel Istana, Malaysia
  9. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – Connecting and Aggregating the Innovative Minds”, Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2015 (IC3E 2015) 10-11 August, 2015, Malacca
  10. Mazlan Abbas, “IoT is Here: Where Do Service Providers Stand in the Age of IoT?”, Invited Speaker, CommunicAsia 2015, June 2-5, 2015, Singapore
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “M2M/IoT Success – Overcoming industry fragmentation and a lack of standards”, Invited Panelist, Asia M2M/IOT Business Platform, May 28-29, 2015, Bangkok
  12. Mazlan Abbas, “Research Challenges – The Characteristics of a Good Researcher”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, May 18, 2015, UTHM
  13. Mazlan Abbas, “Sensing-as-a-Service: Prepare for the Next Business Model for Internet of Things”, IOT Global Innovation Forum 2015, April 21-22, 2015, Dallas USA
  14. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – Building a Smarter World”, Invited Talk, April 15, Taylor’s University, 2015
  15. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – The Gold is in the Sensor data”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, Feb. 9, 2015, UTHM


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Trends and Challenges in Delay Tolerant Network (DTN) or Mobile Opportunistic Network (OppNet)”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, April 2, 2014, UTHM
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Quantified Self & Lifelogging Meets Internet of Things”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, April 1, 2014, UTHM


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things – The Tip of the Iceberg or the Tipping Point?”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, Dec. 5, 2013, UTHM
  2. Mazlan Abbas, “Future of Broadband in Malaysia”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, Dec. 4, 2013, UTHM
  3. Mazlan Abbas, “Research and Commercialization Challenges”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, Aug. 29, 2013, UTHM
  4. Mazlan Abbas, “Latest Trends in Wireless Technology”, Adjunct Professor Invited Talk, Aug. 28, 2013, UTHM
  5. Mazlan Abbas, “Digital Lifestyle Malaysia – Initiatives and Challenges”, The 3rd Annual International Congress U-World 2013, June 20-22, Dalian, China
  6. Mazlan Abbas, Nur Husna and Norsheila Fisal, “Performance Evaluation of Binary Spray and Wait OppNet Protocol in the Context of Emergency Scenario”, PerNEM 2013, March 18-22, 2013, San Diego, USA


  1. Mazlan Abbas, “Internet of Things: Technology and Applications”, Invited Speaker, WSN Seminar, 10 Oct. 2012, UiTM
  2. David Chieng Heng, Ting Kee Ngoh, Kwong Kae Hsiang, Mazlan Abbas, “Analysis of IEEE802.11n Dual Radio Relay Network Topologies”, ICNI 2012, 24-25 Nov 2012. Bangkok.
  3. Lo Ka Kien, Kwong Kae Hsiang, Ting Kee Ngoh, David Chieng Heng Tze, Choong Khong Neng, Mazlan Abbas, “Bridging the Gap of Digital Divide Between Rural and Urban Areas in Malaysia with Low Cost WiMAX-WiFiMultihop Network for Rural Broadband Connectivity”, IET ICWCA, Oct 8-10, 2012, Kuala Lumpur
  4. Seyed Dawood Sajjadi Torshizi, Lo Ka Kien, Kwong Kae Hsiang, Ting Kee Ngoh, David Chieng Heng Tze, Mazlan Abbas, Fazirulhisyam, Heng-Siong Lim, “An Investigation of Vegetation Effect on the Performance of IEEE 802.11n Technology at 5.18 GHz”, IET ICWCA, Oct 8-10, 2012, Kuala Lumpur
  5. Ho Peng Hou, Derek, Lim, Kwong Kae Hsiang, Ting Kee Ngoh, David Chieng Heng Tze, Chien, Mazlan Abbas, “End-To-End Performance Analysis on Wireless Multi-Hop Network with Deterministic Offered Load”, IET ICWCA, Oct 8-10, 2012, Kuala Lumpur
  6. Kwong Kae Hsiang , Lo Ka Kien, Seyed Dawood Sajjadi Torshizi, David Chieng Heng Tze and Mazlan Abbas, “Mesh Network in Tropical Rural Areas: A Feasibility Study”, ICECCS 2012, Nanning, China, 15-17 June,
  7. Mazlan Abbas, “WiWi – the WiFi Solution for bridging the Digital Divide in Malaysia”, WiFI World Summit, 11-12 September, 2012, Barcelona
  8. Mazlan Abbas, Invited Speaker, “WiWi – Bridging the Digital Divide Solution” at Malaysian Pavillion (CommunicAsia 2012, Singapore, 20 & 21 June, 2012)
  9. Mazlan Abbas, Invited Speaker, “Beyond Broadening Broadband” at SMIDEX, 21 June, 2012.
  10. Mazlan Abbas, Keynote Speaker, 1st UTM-MIMOS Symposium on Advanced Telecommunications Technology (USATT-2012), 25-26 April, 2012
  11. Mazlan Abbas, “Wireless Communications”, Asian Forum on Information Communications Technology 2012 (AFICT 2012), June 7, 2012


  1. Norhidayu Shahila Abu Hassan, Sazzad Hossain, Nur Halina Abd Wahab. Sharifah Hafizah Syed Ariffin, Liza Abd Latiff, Norshiela Fisal, Mazlan Abbas and Choong Kheng Neng, “Performance Analysis of Location Tracking System for Multiple Levels”, Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Advanced Network, Apricot-APAN 2011, 15-25 Feb. 2011, Hong Kong.
  2. Satiman, N.N.I. Maarof, A.I.A. Zamani, N. Fisal, S.K.S. Yusuf, S.H.S. Ariffin and M. Abbas, “A Route Selection Algorithm for WiMAX Mobile Multi-Hop Relay Networks”, 4th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Optimization (ICMSAO 2011), 19-21 April, 2011.
  3. Anis Izzati A.Z., Norsheila Fisal, Sharifah K. Syed Yusof and Mazlan Abbas, “On the performance of Space-Time Cooperative Relay in Fading Channel”, 4th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Optimization (ICMSAO 2011), 19-21 April, 2011
  4. Nurul Nazirah M.I.Mm, N. Satiman, Anis Izzati A.Z., Norsheila Fisal, Sharifah K. Syed Yusof, Sharifah H.S. Ariffin and Mazlan Abbas, “Cross-Layer Routing Approach in Highly Dynamic Networks”, 4th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Optimization (ICMSAO 2011), 19-21 April, 2011.
  5. Anis Izzati A.Z., Norsheila Fisal, Sharifah K. Syed Yusof and Mazlan Abbas, “On the performance of Space-Time Cooperative Relay in Fading Channel”, 4th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization”, 19-21 April, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  6. M. Abbas, “Wireless Broadband – Building the Ecosystem for Emerging Markets”, 18-19 January 2011, Dubai.


  1. M. Abbas, “WiMAX and e-Government”, WiMAX Forum Southeast Asia Regional Focus, 23-25 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur
  2. M. Abbas, Keynote Speech, “Wireless Broadband – Building the Ecosystem”, T&M Circle 2010, 15 July 2010, Sime Darby Convention Centre, K.Lumpur, Malaysia
  3. M. Abbas, “Wireless Broadband Eco-System – How We Can Do Better?”, The Asia-Pacific Telecommunications and ICT Development Forum (ADF), 18 – 20 May 2010, Tokyo, Japan
  4. M. Abbas, Keynote Speech, “Wireless Broadband – Building the Ecosystem”, Fourth International Symposium on Broadband Communications (ISBC’10). 11th – 14th July 2010, Hotel Equatorial, Melaka, Malaysia


  1. M. Abbas, Special Lecture on Telecommunications, “Introduction to WiMAX”, 31 Dec. 2009, UTeM, Melaka.
  2. N. Choong, M. Abbas, O.M. Said, C.S. Lee and R.M.A.R. Mohamed, “The setup of national IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) testbed: Approach and Challenges”, International Conference on Information Networking, 20-23 January 2009, Cheng Mai, Thailand.
  3. N. Choong and M. Abbas, “OpenFMC lab: The convergence platform for next generation applications development”, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies, 31 May – 3 June, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.
  4. S. Lee, K.N. Choong, S.G. Koh, C.O. Chow and M. Abbas, “Performance study on audio codec and session transfer of open source VoIP applications”, International Conference on Mobile, Wireless and Optical Communications Networks, 25-27 December 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.
  5. Nur Haliza Abdul Wahab, Sharifah H. S. Ariffin, Norsheila Fisal, Adel, Liza Abdul Latiff, Choong Khong Neng and Mazlan Abbas, “Location Tracking for Nearest Device in Device Switching”, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Antennas, Propagation and Systems (INAS 2009), 3-5 Dec. 2009, Johor, Malaysia.
  6. M. Abbas, “Bridging the Digital Divide Using WiMAX”, Awareness Seminar on Telecommunication Standards & Practices”, Aug. 11, 2009, SKMM, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
  7. M. Abbas, Invited Speaker at P1 Expert Net, “Enabling Technology for Connecting Communities”, Aug 14, 2009, Packet Hub, Malaysia
  8. M. Abbas, “Can WiMAX Provides Solution for Bridging the Digital Divide?”, WiMAX World Congress Asia, Singapore, April 28-29, 2009
  9. M. Abbas, “Connecting the Unconnected – Bridging the Digital Divide Using WiMAX”, IPCentral/Wireless World, CeBIT 2009, Hannover, Germany. March 4, 2009.


  1. M. Abbas, “Providing WiMAX Broadband Services for Underserved Areas”, Asia pacific Telecommunications and ICT Development Forum (ADF), Bangkok, Thailand, November 11-13, 2008.
  2. Rashid A. Saeed , Hafizal Mohamad , Borhanuddin Mohd. Ali, Mazlan Abbas, “WiFi/WiMAX Heterogeneous Seamless Handover”, 2008 Third International Conference on Broadband Communications, Information Technology & Biomedical Applications, November 2008 , pp. 169-174, South Africa.
  3. M. Abbas, “Implementing Ubiquitous Networks with IPv6”, Invited Speaker, MIMOS Technology Preview Symposium 2008, Malaysia, June 30, 2008.


  1. Abbas, “Mobile WiMax – Will it stands on its own to be successful?”, Invited Speaker, MIMOS Technology Forum 2007, Malaysia, 5 December 2007.
  2. M. Abbas, “IMS Application Developer Eco-System – Catalyst for NGN” as an Invited Speaker at Motorola Penang Technical Symposium, Penang, Malaysia, 27 November 2007.
  3. M. Abbas, “Building NGN Together – Towards a Regional IMS Eco-System”, Doc. 140, 36th AIC Conference, Manila, Phillipines, 19-23 November 2007.
  4. M. Abbas, “Towards Ubiquitous Malaysia – Issues and Challenges”, Doc. 162, 35th AIC Conference, Saitama, Japan, 5-9 March 2007.

1987 – 2006

  1. M. Abbas, “Harnessing the Power of Developers”, MEDC (Microsoft Mobile & Embedded DevCon) 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 27, 2006 (Invited Speaker)
  2. M. Abbas, “Implementing the Wireless Enterprise”, Mobile Asean 2005, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-14 Oct. 2005
  3. M. Abbas, “Examining the New Value Chain in 3G”, Doc No. 36, 28th AIC Conference, Manila, Philippines, 11-15 November 2002 (Also presented similar paper at Mobiles Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-13 August 2002)
  4. M. Abbas, “Wireless Commercial Services in Malaysia”, 26th APECTEL, Moscow, Russia, 19 –20 August 2002
  5. M. Abbas, “Advanced Telecommunication Technologies – An Operator’s Perspectives”, CITA’01, Kuching , Malaysia, 2001
  6. M. Abbas, “Celcom’s Short Message Services (SMS) – The Era of Mobile Data Era in Malaysia”, Doc SS/24, 26th AIC Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, 5-9 November 2001
  7. M. Abbas and M.A. Ali, “Integrating Billing and Customer Care Systems for Customer Satisfaction”, Integrating eBilling & eCustomer Care, Singapore, 24-26 July 2000.
  8. M. Abbas, “AIC Internet Video-on-Demand (I-VOD) Project Status”, 22nd AIC Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 15 -18 June 1999.
  9. M. Abbas, “AIC Internet Video-on-Demand (I-VOD) Multimedia Service – Project Updates”, Doc 50/P, 21st AIC Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 24-28 August 1998.
  10. M. Abbas, “TEMAN Test-bed International Inter-working”, Doc. 51/P, 21st AIC Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 24-28 August 1998.
  11. M. Abbas and N. Mustafa, “Proposal for Experimenting and Video Hosting the Web Site for AIC Internet Video-on-Demand (I-VOD) Multimedia Service”, Doc 11/D, 20th AIC Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2 – 6 March 1998.
  12. M. Abbas, “ATM Developments in Malaysia – Status Updates”, Doc 13/P, 19th AIC Conference, Phuket, Thailand, 12-17 May 1997.
  13. M. Abbas, “Performance Analysis of a Non-Preemptive Priority Scheme for ATM Multimedia Services”, SBT/IEEE International Telecommunications Symposium (ITS’94), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 447-451, 22-25 Aug. 1994
  14. M. Abbas and N.M. Kassim, “Design of an ISDN Mini Switching System”, Seminar Penyelidikan Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik 1994, UTM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-23 June 1994.
  15. M. Yusoff and M. Abbas, “Sistem Suis Kecil Luar Bandar”, Seminar Penyelidikan Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik 1994, UTM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-23 June 1994
  16. M. Abbas, “Modelling of Multimedia Traffic Control for ATM Networks”, Broadband Islands ’94,- Connecting with the End-User, Elsevier Science B.V., pp. 253-264, 1994 (Also appear in Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Broadband Islands, Hamburg, Germany, 7-9 June 1994)
  17. Seman and M. Abbas, “Basics of Software Technology”, Asian ISDN Council (AIC) 13th Working Groups Meeting, Singapore, May 29-June 2, 1994
  18. M. Abbas, “ATM Technology: The Key for Tomorrow’s Multimedia Applications”, First National Seminar on Telecommunications in Conjunction with World Telecommunications Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17-18 May 1994.
  19. M. Abbas and Z. A. Ahmad, “Performance Evaluation of Selective Cell Discarding Control in ATM Networks”, Proceedings IEEE ICCS/ISITA ’92, Vol. I, Singapore, 16-20 Nov. 1992, pp. 142-146
  20. M. Abbas and Z. A. Ahmad, “Analysis of a Partial Buffer Sharing Control with Bursty Traffic in ATM Networks”, Proceedings 1992 IEEE Region 10 International Conference (TENCON ’92), Vol. I, Melbourne, Australia, 11-13 Nov. 1992, pp. 16-20
  21. M, Abbas, Z.A. Ahmad and D.G. Smith, “A Congestion Control Scheme for Integrated Voice and Data Multiplexer”, Proceedings XIV International Switching Symposium (ISS’92), Vol. II, Japan, 25-30 Oct. 1992, pp. 316-340.
  22. Yahya, H. Ismail and M. Abbas, “Making Long Distance Communication for the IBM PC/Compatible More Worthy”, Proceedings EDUCOMP ’91, Malaysia, November 1991, pp. 103-109
  23. M.A. Bakar and M. Abbas, “Integrated Services Switching System (ISSS)”, International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS’90), 5-9 November 1990, Singapore, pp. 270-274
  24. M. Abbas, A.R. Seliman and M.N. Dimon, “ISDN in Malaysia – A Dream Towards Reality”, First Computer Science National Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-25 January 1989
  25. Seman and M. Abbas, “Information Technology: The Beginning of a New Era in Malaysia”, PTC’89, Hawaii, USA, 15-18 January, 1989
  26. A. Ahmad, S. Hassan and M. Abbas, “Telecommunications Development in Malaysia”, PTC’88, Hawaii, USA, 15-18 February 1988
  27. M. Abbas and N. Saat, “Computer Aided Video (CAV) – Video Production and Information Network System”, EDUCOMP ’87, Genting Highlands , Malaysia, 24-26 November 1987
  28. M. Abbas, “ISDN: Prospects and Challenges for Malaysia”, National Conference on Networking and Data Communications in National Development, Telecomms ’87, Invited Paper, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-13 October 1987
  29. Hassan and M. Abbas, “Office Automation: Applications to the University Environment”, Recent Trends In Communications Engineering Conference, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia, 15-18 September 1987
  30. M. Abbas, “ISDN: The Needs for a Transition in Malaysian Telecommunications Network”, Data Communications Symposium, MNCC’87, K. Lumpur, Malaysia, 17 August 1987


  1. Panellist on “Careers on Emerging Technology”, MyDigitalMaker Fair 2018, Sept. 30, 2018, Axiata Arena
  2. Panellist on “Realising IR4.0 in Malaysia – Achievements and Lessons”, Selangor Smart City and Digital Economy 2018, Sept. 13, 2018 Kuala Lumpur
  3. Panellist on “Revolusi Industri 4.0 : Isu dan Ancaman Siber”, Persidangan Pengurusan dan Profesional Kinabalu (PPPK) V 2018, Kota Kinabalu, July 23, 2018
  4. Panellist on “The Role of Fintech in IR 4.0”, ESTCON 2018, August 13, 2018, KL
  5. Moderator on “IoT Security”, IoT@NICE 2017, Oct. 13, 2017
  6. Moderator on “Big Data and Smart City”, Selangor Smart City and Future Commerce Convention 2017, Sept. 7-9, 2017,
  7. Panelist on “How Can Facility Managers Promote Employee Engagement and Productivity?”, Building Maintenance Conference 2017, August 24, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  8. Panelist on “IoT Dialogue”, I2E 2017, August 4, 2017, Beranang, Selangor.
  9. Panelist on “David vs Goliath – Innovative Startups Challenging Giants”, ASEAN Technology Summit, July 28, 2017, Kuala Lumpur
  10. Panelist on “Nurturing IoT Ecosystem and Driving IoT Innovations”, IOT Innovation Day, APU, 11 July, 2017.
  11. Panelist on “Management Insight: Managers Need to Lead, Guide, Direct”, Building Maintenance Conference 2016, 21-22 Sept. 2016, Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  12. Panelist on “Living Smart: The Rise of Cyberjaya (and how it compares to its regional counterparts), Property Report Congress Malaysia 2016, August 11, 2016, Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
  13. Panelist on Understanding the Scope and the Infrastructure Needs for a Faster CIoT Adoption, 2 June 2016, CommunicAsia 2016, Singapore
  14. Panelist on Monetizing Digital Services: Where’s the Profit, Telecom Asia’s – Telco Strategies Summit on May 18-19 at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  15. Panelist on “Smart Dialogue – The making of “Cities of Tomorrow”, Smart Cities Asia 2015, Oct. 20, 2015, PWTC, Malaysia
  16. Panelist on “Living Lab to Catapult IoT Adoption”, ASEAN IoT Innovation Forum, 25 August 2015, Hotel Istana, Malaysia
  17. Panelist on “Measuring the Impact of IoT”, CommuniAsia 2015, June 2, 2015, Singapore.
  18. Panelist on “M2M/IoT success – Overcoming industry fragmentation and a lack of standards”, M2M/IOT Business Platform Asia 2015, 26-27 May, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand
  19. Moderator for session “Building IOT-Friendly Infrastructure”, IOT Technical Working Group, 14-15 May, 2014.
  20. Panelist for the Forum session entitled “Towards Developing Innovative and Creative Culture”, organized by Department of Communication and Department of Telematic & Optic Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, March 24, 2010
  21. Moderator for Session on “Rolling Out the Next Generation Network – Towards Broadband as a Basic Utility”, Asia Telecommunications Forum, 16-17 July, 2009, PWTC, KL
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