The International Conference on ASEAN 2019
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Since the establishment of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) as a regional organization in 1967, it has played a significant role most importantly related to regional affairs and has also given notable contribution to the international arena. Undisputedly, ASEAN has been successfully fostering good relations among its members since its foundation. After completing the first period of its vision of an integrated regional community (ASEAN Community 2015), ASEAN is now preparing for the launch of ASEAN Community Vision 2025, supported by ASEAN Connectivity 2025.

As a study center focusing primarily and solely on ASEAN, in collaboration with the Directorate General of ASEAN Cooperation, Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Center of ASEAN Studies Andalas University, will be hosting the International Conference on ASEAN (IC-ASEAN) as a platform to evaluate past actions, to discuss present issues, and to provide an outlook for the future of ASEAN.

Aims and Scope

The International Conference on ASEAN (IC-ASEAN) is a multidisciplinary conference which covers a broad range of area. The sub theme will be divided into two large categories focusing on ASEAN Community 2015 and 2025 also ASEAN Connectivity 2025. The sub theme related to ASEAN Community will cover issues related to the three pillars (Political-security Community, Economic Community and Social-cultural Community). Meanwhile the ASEAN Connectivity sub theme will include issues within the key areas (Physical Connectivity, Institutional Connectivity and People-to-people Connectivity.


• Diplomacy

• High Politic Issues

• Traditional Security Issues

• Law and Legality

• Non-Traditional Security Issues

• Human Right


• Free Market Agenda

• Investment

• Labor

• Agriculture & Forestry

• Telecommunications & IT

• Science & Technology

• Energy and Minerals


• Identity

• Conflict

• Education

• Poverty Eradication & Social Welfare

• Rural Development

• Disaster Management

• Youth

• Culture Diversity

• Art

• Sport


• Sustainable Infrastructure

• Digital Innovation

• ICT Infrastructure

• Seamless Logistic

• Highway Network

• Energy

• Maritime Transport and Inland Waterways

• Air Transport


• Framework Agreements on Transport

• Facilitation Excellence

• Regional Connectivity

• Single Shipping Market

• ASEAN Free Trade Area

• Comprehensive Investment


• People Mobility

• Virtual Learning Resource Centers

• Visa Exemptions and Tourism

Instructions for Authors


There are three types of participant registrations for IC-ASEAN:

1. Publishing Presenter:

This author’s research which will be presented in the conference and their manuscripts will be published in the conference’s proceeding (SCOPUS indexed).

2. Non-publishing Presenter:

This participant will present their paper at the conference, however they will not be publishing their manuscript in the conference proceeding.

3. Participant:

Attending participants only (Students are included into this category).


Publishing and Non-Publishing Presenters must submit their abstract within the conference submission timeline (by August 10, 2019) and follow the IC-ASEAN abstract guidelines and template. Specifically for Publishing Presenters, full papers may be submitted after the conference, the latest on September 20th, 2019. The conference abstract and paper guidelines can be found on the Registration page. Accepted files formats for abstract is only Microsoft Word. The abstract of a research paper consists summary of the article’s purpose, main points, method, research findings, and conclusion. The abstract’s length should be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 250 words and be confined within a single paragraph. While the first line of the abstract is not indented, the line containing the keywords that directly follow the paragraph should be indented. Acronyms or abbreviated words should be defined in the abstract.

KEYWORDS: Times New Roman, 10pt, italic, 3-6 words, ex: Convection, Computational methods, Heat exchanger, Cooling turbine blade, Film cooling, High temperature (*please check your keywords first in>mesh )

Guidelines for Reviewers

Reviewing a manuscript written by a fellow scientist is a privilege. However, it is a time-consuming responsibility. Hence, the committee, authors, and audiences appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and your dedication. We use a double-blind peer-review process that is rapid and fair, and also ensures a high quality of articles published. If the committee has invited you to review a manuscript, please consider the following:

  1. Reviewing manuscript critically, but constructively and preparing detailed comments about the manuscript to help authors improve their work
  2. Reviewing multiple versions of a manuscript as necessary
  3. Providing all required information within established deadlines
  4. Making recommendations to the editor regarding the suitability of the manuscript for publication in the journal
  5. Declaring to the editor any potential conflicts of interest with respect to the authors or the content of a manuscript they are asked to review
  6. Reporting possible research misconducts
  7. Suggesting alternative reviewers in case they cannot review the manuscript for any reasons
  8. Treating the manuscript as a confidential document
  9. Not making any use of the work described in the manuscript
  10. Not communicating directly with authors, if somehow they identify the authors
  11. Not identifying themselves to authors
  12. Not passing on the assigned manuscript to another reviewer
  13. Ensuring that the manuscript is of high quality and original work
  14. Informing the editor if he/she finds the assigned manuscript is under consideration in any other publication to his/her knowledge
  15. Writing review report in English only
  16. Authoring a commentary for publication related to the reviewed manuscript.