EDMAT31, acronym derived from Engineering, Development, Motivation & Awareness Training, co-organized by Engineering Society of University Malaya (ESUM), with the theme "Unite The Young Generation, Create a New Revolution" aim to gather undergraduates engineering students from both local and foreign Universities. It is a 8 days 7 nights training camp to nurture the leadership & management skills, develop interpersonal & communication skills, encourage critical & rational thinking and prepare students in facing challenges in both society & life. Lastly, the camp in hope to produce the MULTI-TALENTED University Engineers. Starting from EDMAT1 (1978) with theme "Peranan Jurutera dalam Pembangunan" emphasize on Industrial Society in National Development and Attitude of Engineering in National Building untill now, which is really amazing and give a big compliments. Participants of EDMAT31 come from both local and foreign universities such as UPM, UTHM, University of Hong Kong, UTM, University of Diponegoro (UNDIP), National University of Singapore (NUS), UTP, UNIMAS and UMP.
Being labelled as the MOST successful annual program held by ESUM of University Malaya, MOTOROLA as main sponsor, notable speakers such as Mr Terence Thong, Mrs. Amy Wan, Mr Vincent Hor, Mr James Poon, The Triads (Mrs Tan Li Lian, Mrs. Fionne Chong Lai Fung, Mr. Eric Chai Kum Weng) and Mr Rizal Hassan, and career talks as part of their introduction to industrial experiences including the industrial visit to Spansion (electronic chip producer for camera, mobile phone etc.) and GOOD Games session. Among those attractions, seriously i'm interested with 3 notable speakers like Mr Terence Thong, Mr Rizal Hassan, and Mr James Poon. The Dynamic session with Engineers also very motivated coz all fresh engineers age range between 25-30 years old were coming to talk and share their experiences (The most valuable time and never ever take for granted). Something really that this camp introduce to me was The TOASTMASTERS Club which conceived and developed the idea of helping others to speak more effectively. 11,300 clubs worldwide, more than 80 clubs in Klang Valley strive to help men and women improve their Listening, Thinking, and Speaking Skills. Mr Ivan Tan (The immediate past president of Club) really awesome guy and prove no FEAR when it comes to PUBLIC SPEAKING.
The moment where i'm in the middle of public speaking: judge by Eng. Yau Chau Fong, Immediate Past chairman IEM G&S - YES as well as Toastmasters Club Members
Outdoor activities at UM lake: Flying fox!!
It's kind of Interactive and fun program and UMPians really enjoy the whole event. The dinner also very nice and expensive venue at Dynasty Hotel at Kuala Lumpur. The great performances from each groups with mix courses and universities prove that EDMAT31 was prestigious program like other international programs. Thanks to all the organizing committee and i believed they did a GREAT JOB!!! especially Mr Alex Chew Kui Fuei, very serious and handsome guy. Guess, Chinese sure fall in love due to his seriousness along the program.HAHA!! He love it to be like that and he even admitted to me. As Conclusion, The prestigious program like this should have the good basement and unite committee even it is not really consider big BUT as far as i concerned, it bring GREAT impact to all participants, That's the most important!!! Hope Umpians realize this opportunity to grow their expectation more than the current we own rite now. The Transformation agenda by UMP Vice-chancellor should enlighten to all student leaders How Importance to internationalize the academic as well as services.