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The main theme for ICIS 2018 is "Sustaining International Affairs, Business, Sciences and Technology in the Era of 4th Industrial Revolution".

The conference sub-themes are divided into two main categories :

a) International Affairs and Business : 

  • International Political Economy
  • International Business Practices
  • International Law
  • Globalization and Security
  • International Maritime Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Political Science
  • International Logistics and Supply Chain
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Policy
  • Strategic Studies
  • Multinational Corporations Management
  • Cross-cultural Studies
  • Free Trade and International Collaborations
  • Foreign Direct Investment

b) Science and Technology : 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computer software and application
  • Alternative health
  • Agriculture
  • Biology

Abstract / Panel Submission

  • An abstract submission should include :
    1. A sub-theme of conference, title of paper, name of author and affiliation, corresponding email.
    2. Abstract of 300 words max., and five keywords.
    3. Short biography of author.
    4. For student presenter, please indicate your degree programme i.e. Masters, PhD, etc.
  • A panel submission (thematic panel discussion or roundtable discussion)should constitute :
    1. Title of panel
    2. Short Introduction to the Panel (300 words max).
    3. Three (3) paper abstracts of 300 words max.
    4. Names of a panel chair and a discussant.
    5. Short biography for all panellists (presenters, chair and discussant).
  • Notification of accepted abstract and panel will be on 21 October 2018 onwards or within fourteen working days from submission.
  • An accepted abstract without a completed paper will ONLY be considered for the oral presentation.
  • ONLY abstract in English is accepted.

Full Paper Submission

  • Prospective authors should ensure full paper to be an original work and have not been accepted in a journal or a book, or under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Each full paper should not exceed 8,500 words (including tables, graphs, footnotes and references). The written language of the paper is English.
  • The full paper must use 12-point Times New Roman font and double spaced. All citations and references must follow APA style as depicted at
  • Review of full papers is conducted on a rolling basis.
  • Notification of accepted full papers will be on 02 November 2018 onwards or within fourteen working days from submission.
  • The deadline for the Revised / Final version of full paper for ICIS 2018 Proceeding is 30 October 2018.
  • ICIS 2018 Proceeding is indexed by the Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics). It will be published with an ISBN number in CD format. The CD Proceeding will be given to every conference participant. Hard copies will be printed based on demand with minimum cost. The price of the hardcopy proceedings will be announced later.
  • Selected papers will be considered for possible publication in:
    1. Journal of International Studies (Special Issue) ESCI Index (Clarivate Analytics) - see
    2. Intellectual Discourse, Vol.28 (Special Issue) SCOPUS, and
    3. International Journal of Agriculture Resources, Governance and Ecology (Special Issue) SCOPUS

Conference Presentation

  • Conference presenters must deliver their paper presentations and/or panel discussions in English. No translation service will be provided by the ICIS Organizing Committee.
  • Each presenter will have 15 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Similar rule of thumb is applied to panel discussion of 3 presenters and a moderator/discussant.
  • The Organizing Committee does not provide paper copies for paper presentations and/or panel discussions.
  • Laptops and projectors for presentation will be provided by the Organizing Committee.
  • Presenters are encouraged to save a copy of digital presentation (power points) in the laptops at the conference rooms ahead of the presentations.
  • TRILINGUAL (English, Malay and Indonesian languages) presentation is allowed.

This conference will be jointly organized by:

  Supported by:
s sois s minda  s unpri pasca ok     s KPM jpg
The School of International Studies (SoIS) 
 Universitas Prima Indonesia (UNPRI)
 Universitas Prima Indonesia Postgraduate School
Ministry of Education Malaysia