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Extended Deadlines & Exciting Updates

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We are excited to share some good news with you. The 5th International Symposium on Insects (ISoI2023) will be held at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Sarawak on September 11-13, 2023. The Centre for Insect Systematics (CIS), UKM, and UiTM Sarawak are co-organizers of the symposium along with the Malaysian Entomological Society (ENTOMA). The theme of the Symposium is “Unveiling The Hidden Prospect of Insects”. You are invited to join this symposium and present your insightful research paper.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Daisuke Kageyama from the Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan, will deliver the keynote speech. The plenary speakers for the symposium include Prof. Dr. Ir. Edhi Martono from the Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia; Dr. Fatimah Abang, retired professor from the University Malaysia Sarawak; and Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Nur Azura Adam, Deputy Director for Programs, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippines.

We would like to remind you that the deadline for abstract submission is 30 July 2023. Payment for the symposium is due by 15 August 2023. Additionally, we are offering a 10% group discount for group registration of 5 or more.

This time, the ISoI2023 will take place physically with the proper SOP in place. The symposium provides a broad-based platform for delegates to interact, highlighting the knowledge and achievement in worldwide insect studies. The following topics will be covered at the conference:

  • Agriculture Entomology

  • Entomotourism, Entomophagy & Education

  • Integrated Pest Management

  • Molecular Entomology and Biotechnology

  • Behavioural and Chemical Ecology

  • Insect Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Invasive Alien Species

  • Pesticide Resistance and Toxicology

  • Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Insect Systematics and Evolution

  • Forensic, Medical and Urban Entomology

  • Acaralogy and topic related to insects

Abstract Guidelines

Please follow the following guidelines for ABSTRACT submission (Applicable for Oral Presenter / Poster Presenter only):

1. One page abstract comprising a maximum of 300 words is required.
2. The abstract must be in the Microsoft Word format in ARIAL font.
3. The title of the paper should be 14 pt and BOLD.
4. The Name, affiliation and e-mail address must be centered in 11 pt.
5. The main text should be single-spaced in 12 pt.
6. Keywords not more than 5 words.
7. Please attach your abstract to the registration form (see link below). Otherwise, please email your abstract to by 30th July 2023 with the title “ISoI2023_Abstract_Full name”.

The template of Abstract for ISOI 2023: Template ISoI2023 (word file)


All accepted submissions will be published in the ISoI Conference Proceedings. And that's not all! Selected papers will even be published as full articles in the highly regarded Serangga journal. This peer-reviewed journal is indexed in SCOPUS, Zoological Record-Web of Science, and CABI abstract

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