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QISS 2019

Quest Intervarsity Science Symposium 2019 (QISS 2019) is an event organised by the Faculty of Science and Technology, Quest International University (QIU) and Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Science and Technology: Building Insights, Breaking Boundaries”.

 

In line with this theme, QISS 2019 is dedicated to research in Life Sciences, Environmental Technology, Computing and Engineering. Students, academicians and industry players are invited and highly encouraged to present and promote their research findings via poster submissions or PechaKucha presentations. This symposium is expected to gather more than 150 participants from various backgrounds. 

 

QISS 2019 targets to be a platform for collaboration and sharing of scientific findings among participants. This symposium is also looking towards building insights and fostering partnerships among various scientific institutions, universities and companies.

Gold Sponsor

Gaia Science (M) sdn bhd

Silver Sponsor

Kimah Industrial Supplies (M) sdn bhd

IKA Works (Asia) Sdn Bhd

Date13 – 14 November 2019
Time8.00 am – 5.00 pm
VenueQIU Exam hall, Level 3, Applied Sciences Building
Target participantsOpen to all undergraduate, postgraduate students, lecturers and researchers from local and international public as well as private institutions.
Event subjectsLife Sciences, Environmental Technology, Computer Science and Engineering
Registration details

The registration fee includes admission to scientific sessions, abstract and programme book, proceedings and other conference materials as well as lunch and refreshments. Registration can be conducted via the following link:  https://form.jotform.me/91118606397462

Payment Methods

Cheque must be made payable to “QUEST INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PERAK”. Please do NOT send cash.

GIRO Bank Transfer
Beneficiary : QUEST INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PERAK
Account No. : 8601255226
Bank Name : CIMB BANK
SWIFT code : CIBBMYKL

Please e-mail/mail your proof of payment/cheque to qiss@qiup.edu.my or :

Dr. Wendy Liu,
QISS 2019 Treasurer,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Quest International University (QIU)
No.227, Plaza Teh Teng Seng (Level 2),
Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun,
30250 Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan.

Call for abstract:

The secretariat of QISS 2019 is calling for abstracts for oral and poster presentation. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected on the basis of relevance to the scope of the conference and their potential for generating discussion. Presentations must be in English.

All participants submitting their abstracts must be officially registered for the symposium and payment must be made before the deadline. Abstract submission should follow the format given: Abstract Template QISS 2019

Presentation format

Poster presenters are recommended to design their poster in the following format: portrait, A1, 59.4 cm × 84.1 cm.

Oral presenters are requested to prepare their presentations in the PechaKucha format: 20 Microsoft Powerpoint slides to be presented within seven (7) minutes, with each slide to be presented for 20 seconds. Five (5) minutes will be given for question and answer sessions.

Important Dates
  • Abstract submission dateline: 30th September 2019
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 15th October 2019
  • Payment deadline (online) : 30th October 2019
 

Selected abstracts will be eligible for submission to our ISBN-indexed book of proceedings

Organiser information
  1. Faculty of Science and Technology, Quest International University (QIU)
  2. Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Contact Us

For any queries:
E-mail: qiss@qiup.edu.my

DEADLINE: 15 July 2019

A) Cash contribution with three available packages to select from:

1) Platinum package with contribution of RM 5000 and above:

Entitlements:
a) Top priority will be given for the logo placement and printed on the flyers, brochures, buntings, banners, backdrop and book of
abstracts of the event.
b) Complimentary publicity in all Quest International University Perak (QIU) social media platforms.
c) Special acknowledgement and token of appreciation by the master of ceremony during the launching of the event.
d) One explicit company presentation (not more than 10 minutes) during the plenary session to all participants
e) Three standard table size booths space (2m x 2m) are provided for company during the event.
f) Up to eight (8) company employees are welcomed to participate in the event (inclusive of meals and refreshments).

2) Gold package with contribution of RM 3000 and above:

Entitlements:
a) Second priority will be given for the logo placement and printed on the flyers, brochures, buntings, banners, backdrop and book of
abstracts of the event.
b) Complimentary publicity in all Quest International University Perak (QIU) social media platforms.
c) Special acknowledgement and token of appreciation by the master of ceremony during the launching of the event.
d) One explicit company presentation (not more than 5 minutes) during the plenary session to all participants
e) Two standard table size booths space (1m x 2m) are provided for company during the event.
f) Up to five (5) company employees are welcomed to participate in the event (inclusive of meals and refreshments).

3) Silver package with contribution of RM 1000 and above:
Entitlements:
a) Third priority will be given for the logo placement and printed on the flyers, brochures, buntings, banners, backdrop and book of
abstracts of the event.
b) Complimentary publicity in all Quest International University Perak (QIU) social media platforms.
c) Special acknowledgement and token of appreciation by the master of ceremony during the launching of the event.
d) One standard table size booth space (1m x 1m) is provided for company during the event.
e) Up to three (3) company employees are welcomed to participate in the event (inclusive of meals and refreshments).

B) Benefits in-kind contribution:

Example of possible contribution such as but not limited to:
● Printing services (academic posters, banners, buntings, abstract books, etc.)
● Foods and beverages
● Merchandise goodies bag (for presenters)
● Product vouchers and/or samples
● Gifts (hampers, trophies, medals, etc.)
● And/or any other possible form of donation

Prof. Sayed Azam-Ali

  • Chief Executive Officer of Crops for the Future (CFF)
  • Chair of the Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA)
  • Chair of Global Food Security, University of Nottingham.

Dr. Siti Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah

  • Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Winner of FameLab Malaysia and FameLab International 2018.

Professor Dr. Jennifer Ann Harikrishna

  • Director, Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR), UM.
  • Professor, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, UM.

Dr. Magaret Sivapragasam

  • Lecturer, Quest International University (QIU)
  • The First Malaysian Scientist to Receive IUPAC Honour.

Dr. Yasmin Mustapha Kamil

  • Chief Executive Officer, inLAZER Dynamics Sdn Bhd
  • Winner of 2018 Asia-Pacific Three Minutes Thesis Competition

On behalf of the secretariats, it is our great pleasure to invite you to join us. For further information, feel free to visit our website at: https://tinyurl.com/qiss2019 or email us at: qiss@qiup.edu.my We are looking forward to seeing you at QISS 2019.
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