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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 24 August 2018
  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification: 15 September 2018
  3. Full Paper Deadline: 13 October 2018
  4. Acceptance Notification: 1 November 2018
  5. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 19 November 2018
  6. Early Bird Deadline: 1 October 2018



This invitation and call for full paper are addressed to scholars, researchers, government regulators and practitioners in all academic and industries fields. Please submit your abstract(s) / full paper(s) before the deadlines.

The 8th International Conference on Postgraduate Education 2018

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu Malaysia

3rd - 4th December 2018

Theme: Postgraduate Education and Research towards IR4.0


The biannual ICPE series is organised by Malaysia Dean of Graduate Studies Council (Majlis Dekan Pengajian Siswazah – MDPS), Malaysia Public University on a rotational basis with the financial support from Ministry of Higher Education. This year, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin was given opportunity and entrusted to co-organise ICPE-8.

The conference provides the best avenue for in-depth discussions and deliberations in an effort to enhance the quality of postgraduate education in Malaysia through the following objectives:
i.    To inculcate a research culture amongst local and foreign postgraduates in  communicating research findings, sharing experiences, and giving constructive and expert feedbacks for the advancement of  scientific research,
ii.    To create local and international networking opportunities for local and foreign postgraduates through research presentations and discussions,
iii.    To provide a platform for Higher Education management and administrators to deliberate on matters pertinent to the success and progress of graduate studies.
iv.    To provide opportunities for promotional activities on postgraduate programmes offered by local and foreign higher education institutions.


The topics to be covered include but not limited to:

1.    Engineering and Technology

•    Engineering,
•    Renewable Energy,
•    Nanotechnology,
•    Chemical Technology,
•    Environmental Technology and Management,
•    Maritime Technology,
•    Computer Science,
•    Mathematical Sciences, and
•    Any subfield related to Engineering and Technology

2.    Applied Sciences

•    Life Sciences,
•    Physical Sciences,
•    Marine Science and Oceanography,
•    Agriculture and Forestry,
•    Fisheries and Aquaculture,
•    Material Science, and
•    Any subfield related to Applied Sciences

3.    Social Sciences

•    Humanities,
•    Social Sciences,
•    Economics,
•    Business and Administration,
•    Social Work and Counselling,
•    Maritime Studies,
•    Education, and
•    Any subfield related to Social Sciences


200 papers are expected to be received and the papers will be published in conference proceeding. High quality paper will be selected to be published in Scopus Indexed Journal (Journal of Sustainability Science and Management). This is going to bring a high impact to the conference and hence a large volume of participants is more likely.


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