Conference Welcome Note:

Welcome to beautiful Terengganu! It is a privilege and a great honour to welcome you to the International Food Science and Agrotechnology Conference 2018 (IFoSAC 2018); an international conference organized by School of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). The conference will take place on August 7-9, 2018 at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), the campus by the beach at the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

The conference will cover a broad range of scientific disciplines within Food Science and Agrotechnology field. We believe that this would be a great platform for high scientific standard, interesting talks and opportunity for networking. The scientific programme includes keynote and plenary lectures by invited speakers, and parallel session on recent topics on Food Science and Agrotechnology via oral, poster and also e-presentation. All papers will be considered for publication in Special Issue of Scopus indexed journal (International Food Research Journal or Malaysian Applied Biology Journal) or book chapter/proceeding. To complete your journey in Terengganu, all participants are welcomed to join our excursion trip after the conference.



This is the first conference organized by School of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) on broad topics related to Food Science and Agrotechnology research.

The objectives for this conference are:

  1. To assemble professionals from Food Science and Technology and Agrotechnology field to promote collaboration and networking as well as knowledge sharing
  2. To create opportunities for innovation and discovery sharing and innovation
VENUE   BROCHURE               IMPORTANT DATES                                                CONFERENCE FEE BOOK OF ABSTRACT


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Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

21030 Kuala Nerus

Terengganu, Malaysia

Venue Map




IMPORTANT DATES                                               


  • Manuscript Submission Deadline                                         17 May 2018
  • Manuscript Acceptance Notification                                    01 June 2018
  • 'Camera-ready' Manuscript Submission Deadline             TBA
  • Registration and Payment Deadline                                     15 Jun 2018
  • Conference                                                                               7-9 Aug 2018


  • Local Student*                                                                MYR 900
  • Local Participant                                                            MYR 1000
  • International Student*                                                    USD 250
  • International Participant                                                 USD 300

*kindly enclosed student ID proof from your respected institution

Bank info:

  1. Crossed Cheque and Bank Draft made payable to “Bendahari Universiti Malaysia Terengganu” .
  2. Electronic Transfer (EFT):

Account name                   : Bendahari Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Bank name                        : CIMB Bank Berhad
Account number              : 8601751742
Swift Code                         : CIBBMYKL
Bank Address                    : Lot 3083, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 20200 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia
Payment Reference          : IFoSAC2018 Fee



To all the participants, kindly update your accommodation to the secretariat if you need a transport to the conference venue. Free bus will be provided only at TH Hotel (7.45am at the hotel and 5pm from conference venue back to the hotel on the first day and 8.30am at the hotel and 2pm from conference venue back to the hotel on the second day). For those staying at other hotel, you may contact the secretariat if you need a transport or you can go by yourself as GrabCar is available in this area.






Keynote speaker  : 

Prof. Achmad  Subagio

Universitas Jember


Plenary speaker 1:


Dr. Mohd Shukri Mat Ali (Genebank and Seed Centre, MARDI)


Plenary speaker 2:

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Santad Wichienchot (Prince Songkhla University)