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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Full Paper Deadline: 27 July 2015
  2. Acceptance Notification: 27 July 2015
  3. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 12 August 2015

Announcement

CALL FOR FULL PAPER

This invitation and call for full paper are addressed to all participants. The full paper must be submitted before 15th July 2015.

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INTRODUCTION

PAWEES stand for Paddy and Water Environment Engineering Society (pawees.net). PAWEES produce PWE Journal, a Springer publication. INWEPF is the International Network for Water and Ecosystems in Paddy Fields (http://www.maff.go.jp/e/nousin/kaigai/inwepf/), with working groups comprising of researchers and practicing irrigation and drainage engineers.

As a follow-up to the Kaohsiung Declaration during the PAWEES 2014 conference held in Taiwan from 30th-31st October 2014 and INWEPF 11th Steering Committee Meeting held in Hanoi Vietnam from 4th-6th November 2014, INWEPF Malaysia and Universiti Putra Malaysia are happy to organize the PAWEES-INWEPF Joint International Conference to be held in Kuala Lumpur from 19th to 21st August 2015.

 

AIM AND SCOPES

The conference objective is to create an interactive platform for paddy and water environment related researchers, scientists, practitioners, policy makers and other professionals from Asia-Pacific Region and around the world to share and present their new advances, research findings, perspectives and experiences in with respect, but not limited to, sustainable water and environmental management.

 

CONFERENCE THEME

The conference focuses on the general theme “Solutions for Sustainable Water and Environmental Management” accompanied with the following topics:

Topic 1: Technology for sustainable water use and agricultural development.
Topic 2: Modernization of irrigation and drainage schemes.
Topic 3: Establishment of sustainable paddy farming for food security and poverty alleviation.
Topic 4: Water quality management for agriculture and environment.
Topic 5: Integrated watershed management.
Topic 6: Droughts and flood disaster risk management.

Theme of student sessions: Technology for sustainable water and environmental management.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Authors are invited to submit abstracts and/or papers to a scientific committee of the conference who will be responsible for evaluating the submitted abstracts and papers. The notification of acceptance will be sent after the decision by the scientific committee. Authors of accepted abstract and/or papers are then requested to submit their full papers. Only accepted papers will be published in the proceedings. Student sessions will be operated separately. The organizing committee will consider few selected full papers to be published after peer-review in the International Journal of PADDY AND WATER ENVIRONMENT (ISSN print edition: 1611-2490; ISSN electronic edition: 1611-2504). The conference proceedings can be collected at the registration desk.

Instruction for authors

Authors are requested to submit abstracts of their papers in Microsoft Word version. All submission (Abstract, Full Paper and Canera Ready) must be done through the online submission system. Click on "My Submission" > Register (For First time ConfBay User) > Log in > "My Submission".  Abstracts should be written in English within 250 words excluding the title of the paper.

Author’s name(s), affiliation(s), and keyword(s) should be displayed at the top of the page. Indicate the type of presentation (oral or poster) and session (general or student) above the title of the paper at the top left corner. Refer to the author’s guide in a separate file (PAWEES-INWEPF-JIC2015-author’s guide (abstract)).

 

LANGUAGE

The official language of the conference will be English. All abstracts, papers and posters should be submitted in English.


IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission: 30 April, 2015

Notification of Acceptance: 15 June, 2015

Full Paper Submission: 27 July, 2015

Registration: 1 June - 19 August, 2015

 

REGISTRATION FEES

The registration fees are USD 300 for international participants and MYR 900 for local participants; and USD 100 (MYR 300) for students and accompanying persons. Registered delegates and participants shall be provided with a conference bag (program book and proceedings), snacks, lunches and reception dinner, attendance in the opening program, and a field trip. Payments should be made payable to: Malaysian Society of Agricultural Engineers, CIMB Bank Acct. No. 8002150497, SWIFT Code CIBBMYKL. Issuance of receipts will be made during registration.

 

VENUE

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

Tel: +603-89466427

Fax: +603-89486425

Website: www.eng.upm.edu.my

Transportation: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)  to UPM;

Travel Time: about 45 minutes; Distance from Airport: 40 km

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION

Registration and submission of full paper must be done electronically through the online submission system.

UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM)

MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS (MSAE)

MALAYSIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE (MANCID)