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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 10 December 2023
  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification: 10 December 2023
  3. Full Paper Deadline: 18 December 2023
  4. Acceptance Notification: 18 December 2023
  5. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 20 December 2023
  6. Early Bird Deadline: 30 September 2023


The 3rd International Plantation Conference (IPC2023)

The conference organizer cordially invites academics, practitioners, scholars, researchers, policy makers of any government to present their papers in IPC2023.



The 3rd International Plantation Conference (IPC2023)
Physical & Online Conference (Hybrid)
Poster & Oral Presentation

Date: 21 – 22 December 2023
Venue: Grand Swiss-Belhotel, Melaka, Malaysia (Formerly LaCrista Hotel)

Theme: High Performance of Plantation and Commodity Industry - Forging Ahead

About IPC2023

IPC2023 (The 3rd International Plantation Conference) is a conference on Plantation and Agricultural Management which is co-organised by the Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology, Universiti Teknologi MARA (FPA-UiTM) and WMIT Group Sdn Bhd (WMIT) in collaboration with Ministry of Plantation and Commodities (KPK). With the theme “High Performance of Plantation and Commodity Industry: Forging Ahead“, IPC2023 will gather Plantation and Agricultural Management experts from Malaysia and around the world and will be a place for exchange of ideas, networking and engaging in lively discussions on emerging topics of interest in the areas of Plantation and Agricultural Management. Since the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, the IPC2023 will be in hybrid mode so that participants can choose to attend the conference in person or virtually.

•    To bring stakeholders involved in plantation and agriculture management practices to discuss their thoughts, exchange ideas and share experiences across multi sectors.
•    To establish the ‘new normal’ for the plantation and agricultural Industry considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
•    To explore plantation and agricultural innovative technology and business sophistication in the area of Digitalisation and Industrial Revolution 4.0
•    To incorporate sustainability in plantation management.
•    To explore new opportunities in the plantation and agricultural industry globally.
•    To provide platform for the plantation and agricultural related organisations to exhibit their products, innovations, and services

Who Should Attend?

A must-attend forum for Government and Private Sector players involved in upstream and downstream plantation and agricultural sector.
•    Plantation Practitioners
•    Agriculturists
•    Biotechnologists
•    Economists
•    Researchers
•    Enthusiasts
•    Academicians
•    Graduate Students
•    Policy Makers
•    Government Agencies
•    Industries
•    Companies
•    General Public    

Call for Papers

The Conference Organisers cordially invites academics, practitioners, scholars, researchers and students to present their oral or poster papers in IPC2023.

Please submit your abstract via online at http://submit.confbay.com/conf/ipc2023   

All submitted abstract/papers will be blind reviewed by our scientific reviewers. Corresponding authors of accepted abstracts are each required to submit a full paper consisting of a paper title, author(s) list, address(es) and e-mail(s), abstract, introduction, methodology, results and discussion, conclusion, acknowledgement and references. The manuscript should be prepared using Times New Roman with font size 12. The manuscript should be written in not more than 15 pages, single-spaced (maybe word count is better) including tables and figures.

Confirmed Speakers:

Market Potential and Global Economic Factor of Rubber Industry


Dato’ Dr. Zairossani Mohd Nor

Director General, Malaysia Rubber Board (LGM)

Efficient Use of Nutrient for the Future


Mr. Kenneth Lim

Sales & Marketing Manager (Additives & Specialities), Behn Meyer AgriCare (M) Sdn Bhd

MSPO: Challenges & Achievements


Datuk Dr. Ahmad Parveez Hj Ghulam Kadir

Director General, Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB)

Sub-Themes / Topics:

•    Plantation Management
•    Agribusiness
•    Crop Sciences
•    Soil Sciences
•    Crop Protection
•    Agricultural and Biological Engineering Technology
•    Agricultural Biotechnology

Publication Opportunities:

All accepted papers will be published in the online Conference Proceeding (with eISSN) and selected papers (with Publication Fee) will be offered to be published in the following journal publications:

Food Research (E-ISSN 2550-2166)
Scopus Indexed Journal
Journal Website: https://www.myfoodresearch.com
International Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Plantation (E-ISSN 2462-1757)
Journal Website: https://ijafp.com
Agro Tech Food Science, Technology and Environment (ISSN 2773-4870 / eISSN 2821-3106)
Journal Website: https://journalarsvot.com/index.php/agrotech/index 

Paper Submission Guidelines:

Specific Instructions to Authors
Margin – Manuscripts must be in single spacing, font size 12 in Times New Roman and all margins: 1.5 inches (left) and 1 inch (top, right and bottom).
Length – Manuscripts are maximum 15 pages (including references, attachments, tables and graphical information).
Tables – must be placed as part of the text. DO NOT attach tables at the end of the manuscript.
Software – Manuscript must be submitted in MS Word form ONLY.
Title – Written in uppercase, bold, size 14 and centered.
Author/s – Name, address, email and contact number of all authors, font 12, Times New Roman.
Abstract – between 250-350 words “Times New Roman” size 12.
Keywords – should not more than FIVE keywords.
Title/sub-title – Written in uppercase, bold, size 12 and left margin.
Tables/ Figures – title of the tables/figure should be written on the top of the tables/figure. Times New Roman, font 12, Bold, lower case, centered.
Reference – Should be in the last part of the article (before any attachments/appendixes), in alphabetical order, according to American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Link for download sample paper – Download Sample Abstract/Paper

Link for download 1st Announcement - Download 1st Announcement


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a. For Student - Scanned Copy of Student ID
b. Manuscript - Abstract / Full Paper


Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology, UiTM