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The Public University (UA) 2016 ICC Convention was held on 2nd – 4th August 2016 at University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Terengganu with 40 teams participated the in the national level convention with 20 representatives from the Management Category and 20 representing the Technical Category.

The ICC Convention aims to enliven the motivation to foster creative and innovative ideas among the staff in universities. It is another initiative by the government to develop the innovative and creative thinking among the employees in public service and provide them the opportunity to polish their skills and competence to improve.

The prestigious and competitive 2016 ICC Convention witnessed Aura from UUM made it at third place for the Management Category. The first place was awarded to OASIS from UPSI while the second place won by RSD ( (Responsive.Systematic.Dynamic) from UIAM.

Meanwhile, EPSILLON from UNISZA won the first place for the Technical Category followed by GALAKSI R-3 from USM as the runner up and B-Med from UKM won the third place. EPSILLION from USM was selected as the overall winner of the convention.

The Director of IPQ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman said, “Praise to Allah S.W.T., once again UUM is honoured to be one of the best among the UA. I would like to express my highest gratitude to AURA led by Pn Siti Hajar Mat Isa and GHARD led by En. Norhardi Saad”.

Both AURA from IPQ and GHARD from PSB represented UUM for the Management Category projects received gold recognition. They were selected based on their performance at the UUM 4th Mini ICC Convention which was held on 16th – 17th February 2016.

The closing ceremony was officiated by Datuk Prof. Dr. Asma Ismail, Director of Higher Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.