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  1. Full Paper Deadline: 1 August 2018
  2. Acceptance Notification: 15 August 2018
  3. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 28 September 2018
  4. Early Bird Deadline: 31 July 2018



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2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities (IcoTECH 2018)

November 17-18, 2018

Venue: KDU Penang University College, Penang, Malaysia

About IcoTECH2018

The 2018 International Conference on Technology and Humanities (IcoTECH2018) highlights the latest research and applications of algorithms, theories, applications within the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management, Finance and Hotel & Tourism. This conference focuses on a variety of methods and systems as well as practical examples.

The theme of the conference is "Envisioning Challenges" with diversified approaches towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) through Technology and Humanities. IcoTECH 2018 aims to provide a platform to share and exchange ideas, technology, and applications in the area of Science, Social Sciences and Humanities. This conference will witness proposals and solutions for real-world problems from great minds of postgraduates, academicians, researchers and decision makers from both the public and private sectors.


Selected papers in Technology track will be published in SCOPUS indexed Journals which will be subjected to publisher's Terms & Condition while Selected Social Sciences and Humanities papers will be submitted to SCOPUS indexed Journals for publisher's consideration.


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished papers. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Computing: Artificial intelligence Architectures, Image Processing, Network Security, Energy grids, Prediction, Data analytics, Colour, Motion analysis, Computer vision, Computational steering, Computers in Human behaviour, Cryptography, Data mining, Deep learning, Global Information Systems techniques, Intelligent tutoring, Intelligent adaptive educational methods, Intrusion detection systems, Evolutionary computing, Optimization, Internet of Things AI applications, Smart Home, Financial Analysis with AI, Machine learning and Big data, Probabilistic methods, Recommendation systems , Visual analytics systems.

Engineering: Mechanical and manufacturing engineering, Computational Engineering, Modelling and Simulation, Electrical and electronics technology, Engineering Mathematics, Data mining, Dynamics and Vibration, Applied Mechanics, Material Science and Engineering, Civil and structure Engineering, Chemistry Engineering, Electrical and electronics technology, Image processing, Renewable energy and power system, Biotechnology, Manufacturing system, Geological Engineering, Nanotechnology, Engineering design and applications.

Business and Accounting: Business Critical Management Studies, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Innovation, International Business, Leadership, Management Information System, Marketing, Operation Management, Organization Theory, Organizational Behaviour, Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs), Strategic Management, Supply Chain, Management, E-Commerce in Accounting, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Forensic Accounting, Islamic Financial Management Islamic Investment Islamic Philosophy on Business and Finance, Marketing of Financial Services, Personal Finance Public Finance Regulation in Islamic Finance and Banking Risk Management .

Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism, hospitality, and leisure marketing; Consumer behaviour in tourism and hospitality settings; Human Resource Issues in hospitality, Hospitality finance, Health and safety issues in tourism and hospitality; Legal issues in tourism and hospitality; Emerging markets; Tour Operation, Technological issues in tourism and hospitality; Sport Tourism, Health, medical, spa, and wellness tourism; Tourism planning and development, Tourism economics; Food tourism and food tourism marketing; Community-based tourism, Future trends in tourism and hospitality marketing and management.

Registration and Submission

a. Registration and submission of Full Paper must be done electronically through the online submission system.
•    Click on the "Registration" menu to create ConfBay Account and proceed for conference registration by logging in the system.
•    Click on "Online Submission" menu to submit your abstract(s) / full paper.

b. Abstract and Full Paper Format - Strictly follow the template which can be downloaded at "Download menu"

Submission guidelines:

-Regular papers should be up to 6-8 pages in length.
-Papers must be written in English.

Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.


Centre for Research & Innovation (CRI),
KDU Penang University College,
32, Jalan Anson, 10400 Georgetown, Penang, MY

Conference supported by

University of Lincoln, UK
Campus Way, Brayford Pool,
Lincoln, LN6 7TS  
United Kingdom