FINAL CALL and TRAVEL GRANT Announcement for the 12th International Universiti
Malaysia Terengganu Annual Symposium 2013 (UMTAS2013).
With our greatest pleasure, we cordially invite you to participate in the 12th
International Universiti Malaysia Terengganu Annual Symposium 2013 (UMTAS2013) which
will be held from 8 – 10 October 2013 at Permai Hotel, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu,
The theme of UMTAS2013 is Advancements in Marine and Freshwater Sciences. The scope
covered under the symposium are but NOT limited to:
1. Marine and Environment Sciences
2. Shipping and Maritime Technology
3. Fisheries and Aquaculture
4. Marine Informatics
5. Coastal Management, Law and Policy
6. Maritime and Coastal Communities.
Due to overwhelming response from potential participants/researchers, the organising
committee has decided to introduce new datelines and new initiatives such as travel
grants, young investigator awards and additional awards.
NEW IMPORTANT DATES
Abstract & Extended Abstract Submission Deadlines : 31 July 2013
Registration Deadline : 15 August 2013
Payment Deadline : 1 September 2013
Travel grant of RM300 will be made available to postgraduate students, post-docs and
young lecturers/researchers (less than 3 years of service). The applicants must send
their abstract, registration form and a supervisor/head of department letter to
verify the status as a postgraduate students/post-docs/young lecturers/researchers
(less than 3 years of service) before the datelines (31 July 2013).
Submitted abstracts will be evaluated for awarding the travel grant. Awardees will
be selected on the basis of their quality of the abstract. Only one application per
abstract will be accepted.
Only 100 travel grants will be made available and each awardee will receive RM300
each. Travel grant will be handed over the registration desk on the day of
Young Investigator Awards
The awards are meant to encourage young researchers to present their recent work and
latest/current results at UMTAS2013. Therefore, participants in the award
competition is restricted to postgraduate students and post-docs. The award
committee will choose winners for poster and oral presentations and they will
receive RM500 each.
SCOPES OF UMTAS2013
Due to many requests form researchers, the organising committee has decided to
accept abstracts/extended abstract submitted that are not listed in conference main
scopes in the first announcement. The submitted abstracts will be evaluated by
scientific committee to determine their suitability to be included in UMTAS2013.
For detailed information and registration, please visit our website at
http://umtas2013.umt.edu.my or contact the UMTAS2013 Secretariat via email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 609-6683463 h/p: 019-9556109 (Dr. Amir Ngah) or
609-6683536 h/p : 012-5814810 (Dr. Zailani Abdullah).