The main organiser is the Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In addition, the organiser will seek endorsement and collaboration from other agencies and institutions in Malaysia and abroad. Among potential collaborators and endorsers are public and private universities in the region. The government and non-government agencies will also be invited to co-host and sponsor this conference. 



The structure of the organising committee is as below. 

Patron:                 Vice-Chancellor, University of Malaya

Advisor:               Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Chairman:           Assoc. Prof. Dr Hanafi Hussin

Co-Chair:            Dr. Mala Rajo Sathian

Secretary:           Dr Chong Wu Ling

Treasurer:           Nor Haliza Harun (Ms)


Abstract and Technical Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Dr Hanizah Idris

Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Thirunaukarasu

Dr Mazlan Majid


International Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Dr Rodney Jubilado (University of Hawai'i Hilo)

Assoc. Prof. Dr Kim Hyung Jong (Yonsei University)

Assoc. Prof. Dr Yekyoum KIM (Busan University of Foreign Studies)

Dr Lowell Bautista (University of Wollongong)

Dr Amporn Mardent (Walailak University)

Dr. Lili Yulyadi Arnakim (BINUS University)     


Protocol and Souvenirs

Staff, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya



Universiti Malaya ICT

Mohd Shukri Hadafi Md Nor (Mr)

Nooraida Suraya Mohd Zaib (Ms)