The Call for Papers e-flyer can be downloaded from here (PDF) or here (JPG).

Researchers, academics, professionals and other interested delegates are particularly invited to submit papers reporting their works and/or research outcomes related to innovation in the theme and tracks as described below.

Conference Theme 

The theme of the conference is: Innovation and its technological, business, or societal perspectives.

Parallel Session Tracks

The theme will be addressed in invited talks and submission of papers in 6 different tracks, i.e:

  1. Digital Innovation
    This topic covers areas such as web/online technology, social media, software technology, UX (user experience), artificial intelligence, ambient technology, Internet of Things.
  2. Food and Health
    This topic covers areas such as new food product development and innovation for healthier food choices, food ethics, food security and safety, marketing innovation, healthcare innovation.
  3. Innovation in Finance
    This topic encompasses financial service technology, actuarial science, policy and regulations, emerging technology (e.g. blockchain), crowdfunding, risk management, actuarial science, pension fund, sharia finance.
  4. Innovative Leisure
    This topic covers technology adoption in leisure industry, smart tourism and events, event management, cultural tourism, community-based tourism, experience leisure.
  5. Social Innovation
    The keywords include social entrepreneurship, humanitarian business, socially responsible supply chain, open innovation for social change.
  6. Sustainability and Resources
    The keywords include renewable energy, waste management, sustainable agriculture, water and sanitation, ecology and environment, sustainable design and manufacturing.

The submitted papers are allowed to fit in more than one track, i.e. a combination of several themes. In such case, the authors may choose their preferred track and this will be evaluated by the scientific committee.

Selection of Papers

The submitted papers will be selected for oral presentation or poster presentation at the conference. The selection is based on the quality of the papers as evaluated in a peer-review process.


A selected number of accepted papers after the due process could be published in:

  1. Innovation and Development (Scopus-indexed)

  2. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology (Special Issue) (Scopus-indexed)

  3. STI Policy and Management Journal

  4. International Research Journal of Business Studies

All accepted abstracts will appear in the conference Book of Abstracts.

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