Abstract and paper submission

Please send paper/panel proposals as a Microsoft Word document, including a title, abstract, author’s name(s), institutional affiliations, to iconsea@um.edu.my.’

Those who are interested to organize a panel discussion, panel proposals need to be submitted including; a title and abstract (describing the scope and unifying issues that span the individual papers) for the panel, along with the names and institutional affiliations of the panel organizer(s), as well as titles, abstracts, names, and affiliations for each individual paper on the panel.

Please include all of this information in a single Word document.


ICONSEA 2019 organisers plan for the publication of the submitted papers as follows:

1.         Conference proceedings (The Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Southeast Asia (ICONSEA2019)

The publication is in the form of softcopy publication, i.e. CD publication (for sharing with the conference participants).

2.         Post-conference publication;

i.          Proceedings (edited) with ISBN – optional

ii.         Special Issue on “Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia”. Selected papers will be reviewed by “double-blind review process”, and it will be published in Special Issue 2020, JATI-Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (WoS-ESCI index).  All accepted papers need to pay for the professional editing fee (approximately: RM500.00)

iii.        Journal article-few selected papers will be reviewed by JATI and will be published in the regular issue of 2020 and 2021. Accepted papers need to pay for the professional editing fee (approximately: RM500.00)

iv.        Book Publication – selected papers on a specific theme(s) will be considered for book publication of 2020 and 2021.

Presenters who wish their paper to be considered for publication in the series as mentioned above, please email the conference organizers at iconsea@um.edu.my





Affiliation: Department/Faculty/University

(email: )

Abstract (250-300 words)

Keywords: (five keywords)


The problem statement, research questions and objectives

Literature Review and Theoretical Framework



Analysis and Findings



Acknowledgement (Research Grant(s), Funding

References (APA style)



General Instructions:

  1. Paper size: A4 (8.27” X 11.69”)

  1. Writing style – British English

  1. Font style and font size
  • Font style – Arial
  • Font size for title of the paper - 14
  • Font size  for sub-title – 11
  • Font size for the text – 11
  • Font size for figure, title, chart, etc – 10
  • Font size for the content of the tables/data – 9

  1. All citations are in-text citations (APA style (latest version), no footnotes and endnotes

  1. All references strictly follow the latest APA style

  1. All figures, tables, charts, statistics, photos, maps, etc must include the citation or the source.  

  1. Papers must be accompanied by the Turnitin Report (similarities are allowed not more than 10%).