From Palm Trees To Cosmopolitan City : How Iskandar Malaysia Transformed The Economy Of This City

Baseconf 2020 • Johor, Malaysia


Datuk Ismail Ibrahim

Chief Executive at Iskandar Regional Development Authority

Talk summary

Since 2006, Iskandar Malaysia was developed as a major corridor for economic development in the South-Johor Economic Region. This vision has been facilitated by a Comprehensive Development Plan underpinning strategies to boost the physical and economic development of the Johor Bahru metropolitan area, targeting a total investment of RM383 billion in 2025. BaseConf 2020 will allow attendees to gain insight from the head of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and learn more on how IRDA transformed Oil Palm plantations into a development that ushered in Johor’s Golden Decade.

About this talk




On January 16th, 2020


Baseconf 2020 (go to website)


Kluang, Malaysia

Audience size

In front of 300 people