Introduction

Johor Science, Technology and ICT Week (MISTI JOHOR) is one of the many events planned by Johor Science, Technology and ICT Unit (USTICT Johor). Apart from providing exposure related to the latest development in science, technology and ICT, it is also meant to promote and delivery the ICT system that can be accessed by the community and the development of The Johor New State Administrative Centre at Kota Iskandar and Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar. MISTI JOHOR is also one of the event that responds to the desired of Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Y.A.B Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to make year 2012 as Malaysia’s Creativity and Innovative Year towards the 2020 Vision.

Our main objective of organizing MISTI JOHOR is to provide the public community interest with knowledge and information on issues related to advancements and awareness of science, technology and ICT, beside of threat in the ICT industry. On top of that, a variety of activities such as Exhibition, Seminars, Conferences, Workshops , Talks, Robotic Competition, Games Competition, Creative Photos, Treasure Hunt, Quizzes, Demo on Application Development and many others are also held during MISTI JOHOR.

Science, Technology and ICT Week 2012 will deliver a broad range of activities throughout the specific week. This year’s event is expected to draw a bigger crowd as well-known and established agencies in both the private and government sectors, the media and the electronics sector will be participating. Participants will have the opportunity to visit more than 250 exhibition booths displaying the latest products and technology.

By having this program, we aim to inspire young people from primary and secondary school, IPT students, from various industry level and also from the government agencies.

In 2005 the MISTI JOHOR theme is centred on “Innovation and ICT Culture in Present Time” where by in 2007 was “It’s In Your Life” and for 2010 the theme is “Better Lifestyle Through Innovation” . MISTI Johor 2012 will be held on 19th June until 25th June 2012. Events will start as early as 8.00 am and will end at 10.00 pm throughout the particular weeks. However, it depends to the various activities that colour the schedule of events. The exhibition will open from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm while the conference, seminars or workshop will be from 8.00 am until 6.00 pm at the Persada Johor and Hotel Pan Pacific Johor Bahru. The official launching will be on 19th June 2012 at the Convention Centre Persada Johor.