Important Dates

Important deadlines

Events Deadlines
Deadline for abstract submission 31 May 2021
Notification of abstract submission 15 July 2021
Deadline for fees payment & registration 30 July 2021
Deadline for full-paper submission 30 July 2021

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International Advisory Board

ASOMPS XVII International Advisory Board

  • Barry Noller

    (ASOMPS Point Person, University of Queensland, Australia)
  • De-an Guo

    (China; Director, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica)

  • ElFahmi

    (Indonesia; Head of Biosciences and Biotechnology Research Center, ITB)

  • Fatih Demirci

    (Turkey; Head of Department, Anatolian University, Faculty of Health Sciences)

  • Geoffrey Cordell

    (USA; Natural Products Inc. & Dept. of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Univ. of Florida)

  • Maribel Nonato

    (Philippines; Natural Products Society of the Philippines)

  • Mary Garson

    (Australia; School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland)

  • Ping-Jyun Sung

    (Taiwan; National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Taiwan)

  • Yoshinori Asakawa

    (Japan; President, Phytochemical Society of Asia)


    (Thailand; Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University)

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Presentation guidelines

Presentation Guidelines

GUIDELINES – ORAL PRESENTATION The time allocated for oral presentation is 10 minutes presentation plus 5 minutes Q&A session. We would really appreciate if you could adhere strictly to the allocated time. Schedule for oral presentation will be announced two weeks before the date of the conference.

GUIDELINES – POSTER PRESENTATION Size – Should be A1 size (59.4cm (W) X 84.1 cm (H)). Fonts –Use contrast colours for text and background. Title Bar – 42-48 points, bold and capitalized research topic. Header – 30-36 points and bold, Content – at least 20 points. Poster Layout - Portrait Suitable and readable font types. Illustrations – Include visual materials (photographs/figure, charts, maps, graphs, etc.) Stationeries for putting up posters will be provided You will be informed of your poster board number at the time of registration. Time for putting up and removal of posters is as follows: 18 August : 0830 to 1700 hours 19 August : 0830 to 1500 hours Judging time will be during the tea breaks and poster presenters must be present.  

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Organizing committee

Organizing Committee

  • Advisors
    Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr. Md. Ikram Mohd. Said
    Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Laily Din
    Prof. Emeritus Dr. Md. Nordin Hj Lajis
    Prof. Datin Dr. Zuriati Zakaria

    Associate Prof. Dr. Intan Safinar Ismail (UPM)

    Prof. Dato' Dr. Ibrahim Jantan (Taylor’s University)

    Dr. Muntaz Abu Bakar (UKM)

  • Scientific Paper and Program Committee

    Prof. Dr. Nor Hadiani Ismail (UiTM)

    Prof. Dr. Khozirah Shaari (UPM)
    Prof. Dr. Khalijah Awang (UM)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Jalifah Latip (UKM)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Habsah Mohamad (UMT)
    Dr. Julenah Ag Nuddin (UiTM Sabah)
    Dr. Nurhuda Manshoor (UiTM)

  • Secretariat and Registration Committee

    Associate Prof. Dr. Faridah Abas (UPM)

    Dr. Che Puteh Osman (UiTM)
    Puan Aisyah Salihah Kamaruzzaman (UiTM)
    Dr. Azeana Zahari (UM)

  • Invitations Committee

    Prof Datin Rohaya Ahmad (UiTM)

    Prof. Dr. Fasihuddin Badruddin Ahmad (UNIMAS)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Khairana Husin (UKM)

  • Food Committee

    Prof. Dato’ Dr. Hasnah Osman (USM)

    Dr. Nor Azah Mohd Ali (FRIM)
    Dr. Wan Mohd Nuzul Hakimi Wan Salleh (UPSI)

  • Website coordinator Committee

    Dr. Mohamad Nurul Azmi Mohamad Taib (USM)

    Mr. Amirul Faiz Abdul Razak (UKM)
    Dr. Fadzureena Jamaludin (FRIM)

  • Fundraising Committee

    Prof. Datin Dr. Zuriati Zakaria (UTM-KL)

    Prof. Dr. Khozirah Shaari
    Associate Prof. Dr. Intan Safinar Ismail (UPM)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Norizan Ahmat (UiTM)
    Dr. Norazah Basar (UTM)
    Dr. Lam Kok Wai (UKM)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Rozana Othman (UM)
    Dr. Rozida Mohd Khalid (UKM)

  • Publicity and promotion (Flyers/ Billboards/ Streamer) Committee

    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shajarahtunnur Jamil (UTM)

    Dr. Zalilawati M.Rashid (UNISZA)
    Associate Prof. Dr. Azlan Kamari (UPSI)

  • Technical Committee

    Associate Prof. Dr. Azlan Nafiah (UPSI)

    Associate Prof. Dr. Juriyati Jalil (UKM)

  • Logistic and Floor/Management Committee

    Associate Prof. Dr. Najihah Mohd. Hashim (UM)

    Associate Prof. Dr. Jamia Azdina Jamal (UKM)
    Dr. Fatimah Salim (UiTM)

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Visa information

Visa Information

For all foreign participants, VISA is required to enter Malaysia for citizens of some countries. Kindly visit Official Portal of Immigration Department of Malaysia for more information (


It is our privilege to inform that travel document is required from participants who wish to enter Malaysia for this purpose. Please take note that you need to allocate sufficient time to prepare this travelling document. Be noted that this document does not commit the Committee of ICYC2019 to any kind of financial support, hosting arrangement, nor does it guarantee an entry visa issue. The invitation letter will only be issued by the Organizing Committee of International Conference for Young Chemist, Universiti Sains Malaysia after you have registered online. Therefore, you should complete the registration form as early as possible in order to obtain your visa on time for the conference. Participants are advised to make sure they complete and double-check all legal requirements to enter Malaysia. Besides a valid passport, an entry visa may also be required. Visas are required for visitors coming from countries that require visa to enter Malaysia.

  1. Visa requirements for participants from these countries:
  • Afghanistan (Visa with reference)
  • Ethiopia*
  • Pakistan
  • Angola*
  • Ghana*
  • Rwanda*
  • Bangladesh
  • Guinea-Bissau*
  • Serbia Montenegro
  • Bhutan
  • Hong Kong (C.I/D.I)
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burkina Faso*
  • India
  • United Nation(Laissez Passer)
  • Burundi*
  • Israel**
  • Western Sahara*
  • Cameroon*
  • Ivory Coast (Cote d’ivoire)*
  • Yugosalavia
  • Central African Republic*
  • Liberia*
  • China
  • Mali*
  • Colombia*
  • Mozambique*
  • Congo Democratic Republic*
  • Myanmar
  • Djibouti*
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria*
  • Eritrea*
  • Niger*


  • Citizens for countries marked as (*) are allowed to enter Malaysia by air only.
  • Citizens from Israel** who wish to enter are required Visa and approval from Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia.
  • Visa is not required for a stay of less than one (1) month for ASEAN nationals except Myanmar.
  • Visa is required for duration of stay exceeding (1) month except for Brunei and Singapore nationals.

Please refer to the website of Immigration Department of Malaysia for the details of Visa Application.

For further enquiry, please refer to the nearest Malaysian Representative Office Abroad.


Yellow Fever certificate is required upon landing in Malaysia for countries as listed below:

  • Angola
  • Ethiopia
  • Senegal
  • Benin
  • Gabon
  • Sierra Leone
  • Bolivia
  • Gambia
  • South Africa
  • Brazil
  • Ghana
  • Sri Lanka
  • Burkina Faso
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • St Kitts & Nevis
  • Burundi
  • Kenya
  • Suriname
  • Cameroon
  • Mali
  • Tanzania
  • Central African Republic
  • Niger
  • Togo
  • Chad
  • Nigeria
  • Uganda
  • Djibouti
  • Panama
  • Venezuela
  • Equador
  • Peru
  • Zaire
  • Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Zambia
  • Eritrea
  • Sao Tome & Principe

Kindly consult your local physician for other recommended vaccination.

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