Author Guideline

Papers should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other conference or publication at the same time. Each submission must accompany a statement of originality in the covering letter addressed to the coordinator. In case there are multiple authors, the corresponding author can submit the statement of originality.

Extended abstracts must contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s), and keywords (3-5 keywords organized alphabetically). Maximum length of the extended abstract should be 2 pages Download template

Full papers must contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s), abstract (200- 250 words) and keywords (3-5 keywords organized alphabetically). The main text of the paper must state the introduction, research problem, review of the relevant literature, methods, data analysis, and conclusion.Full paper minimum 3 pages and maximum 8 pages (including references and appendices) in length for Elsevier Journal.

Full paper maximum 10 pages (including references and appendices) in length for Pertanika and other Journals. If the length exceeds 10 pages the authors are required to pay a publication fee of USD 20.00 or (Local authors: RM 40) for each additional page. (Download Full Paper Template).

The review committee or the reviewers may sometimes request the access to data and calculations during the review process. Relevant authors must be willing to supply these if requested. Papers must be in MS Word file format and submitted electronically to the conference chair.

Authors are fully responsible for obtaining permissions and clearing any copyrights issues relating to the content of their submissions. Each submission will be reviewed by two anonymous reviewers with sufficient expertise in the relevant field.

For each accepted paper, at least one author must register for the conference as a presenter. Accepted papers with at least one duly registered presenter shall be allowed to be presented at the conference and shall be included in the conference proceedings published by GATR Enterprise, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Only the registered presenters can present papers and no substitutions shall be allowed. Registered presenters shall receive a complimentary copy of the conference proceedings during the conference.

 

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