Note: Due to the US government's partial shutdown, Barack Obama has cancelled his trip to Malaysia and will not be delivering the keynote address.
Two words: Barack Obama. Malaysia hosts the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2013, and President Obama is here to deliver the keynote address. Themed ‘Empowering and Connecting Entrepreneurs’, the biggest technology event in Malaysia is aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs in line with 2020 objectives. The event is expected to see more than 3,000 participants and about 100 speakers from across the globe; among them former editor-in-chief of Wired magazine Chris Anderson, Blue Ocean Strategy co-author Prof W Chan Kim and Wikinomics author Don Tapscott. Registration closes September 30.