What is the publication option offered?
ICAST2021 offered 3 types of publication as follow:
- AIP Conference Proceeding (indexed by WOS and Scopus)
- Springer Book Chapter (indexed by Scopus)
- Refereed Journal
Where can I get the paper template?
Conference paper template can be found at:
- AIP Conference Proceeding Template (Click Here)
- Springer Book Chapter and Refereed Journal Template (Click Here)
How to submit my paper?
Below are the steps for submission:
- Please go to the OpenConference Management System at http://icast.arms.org.my
- Click “Submit Now”
- Under Author, choose “Make Submission”
- Fill in the form required, upload your full paper and click “Make Submission”
Note: You will receive an email confirming your submission was received. Please also check your Spam or Trash folder. Should you have any difficulty in submitting your paper, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with the full paper. We will help submit your paper.
Do you accept abstract submission?
No, please submit the full paper to be review by professional reviewers.
What to do if I forgot my ID or password?
Steps for submission ID,
1. Click "forgot ID?"
2. Enter your email address.
3. Click on "Email Submissions".
4. Submission ID will be emailed to the contact author.
Steps for password:
1. Click "forgot password?".
2. Enter your submission ID and the contact author's email.
3. Click on "Reset Password",
4. New password will be emailed to you.
Kindly check your Spam and Trash/Junk folder. You can change the password emailed to you at "Edit Submission".
How can I edit my submission?
Please go to http://icast.arms.org.my/submit/author/edit.php to edit your submission. If there is any editing made for the title of the paper or name of the contact author or presenter, please inform us via email at email@example.com.
How to check the status of my paper?
To check the paper status, please go to http://icast.arms.org.my/openconf/author/status.php
Where can I submit my Camera-Ready (Final) Paper?
Camera-Ready Paper can be submitted to our email at firstname.lastname@example.org or upload at the OpenConference Management System at http://icast.arms.org.my/submit/author/upload.php.
Can I pay using institution grants/funds?
We accept payment using institution grants such as Local Order, Purchase Order, etc. Kindly inform us in advance if you will be using institution grants. Should you need more information for the grants/ fund application, feel free to contact us via email at email@example.com.
How much is the publication fee?
The publication fee for ICAST2021 is as stated below:
For Bank Transfer to direct Organizer account (MAYBANK) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to make a payment?
Payment can be made by direct transfer to our account as stated in the invoice or via SenangPay. SenangPay link can be found on the website under “Fees & Payment”. For international participants, we encourage payment using SenangPay. Should you have any problem using SenangPay or any transfer inquiries, please contact us via email at email@example.com.
Can I withdraw my submission?
Yes, you can withdraw your submission. To withdraw your submission, please go to http://icast.arms.org.my/submit/author/withdraw.php.
Can I withdraw my submission after the payment has been made?
Withdrawal or registration canceling can be made on or before 15th September 2021. Participants will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a USD85 administrative fee. Please be informed no refunds will be given after 15th September 2021.
What to do if I have withdrawn my paper by mistake?
Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with the Submission ID and the submitted paper to proceed with the conference evaluation process. If the paper has been reviewed, you may submit it together with your Camera-Ready paper in the email.
Will I receive written feedback about my full paper?
Yes, contact author will receive a feedback together with the Notification of Acceptance and Invoice via email after the paper has been accepted.
Can I still make changes in my paper after the paper has been published?
No, please make sure the Camera-Ready paper is the final paper before submit for publication. No editing shall be made after the paper has been submitted to the publisher.
Can I change the presenter?
Yes, you can change the presenter. Please contact us at email@example.com and provide us with the full name of the presenter.
When is the Parallel Session Schedule will be released?
Parallel Session Schedule usually will be released three (3) days prior to the conference date. We will send the Parallel Session Schedule to all participants via email. There may be a slight change in the Parallel Session Schedule. New Parallel Session Schedule will be provided to all participants in the WhatsApp Group. Therefore, we highly recommend all participants join the WhatsApp Group. The link is provided together with the Parallel Session Schedule email.
Can I change my Parallel Session presentation slot?
Yes, you can contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an available slot. New Parallel Session Schedule will be provided to all participants in the WhatsApp Group. Therefore, we highly recommend all participants join the WhatsApp Group. The link is provided together with the Parallel Session Schedule email.
Where can I get my E-Certificate?
E-certificate will be sent to all participants at the latest three (3) days after the conference via email. Kindly check your Spam and Trash mail folder. If you did not received the e-certificate, please inform us via email at email@example.com.
Will all authors receive the E-Certificate?
No, only presenters will receive the e-certificate. Therefore, kindly inform us before the conference date if there are any changes for the presenter.
Can I join the conference without submitting the paper?
Of course! Anyone who wants to join the conference is most welcome to join us. Kindly refer to the "Fees & Publication" on the ICAST website for the participation fee without publication (Participant only). After the payment has been made, please email the proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you the Parallel Session Schedule and you may enter the virtual conference room as well as join the Plenary Session for the Keynote Speaker Session.
What should I prepare before the conference?
Below are the information for all presenters:
- The presentation should be less than 15 minutes including the Question and Answer (Q&A) Session. Usually Q&A session will take around 5 minutes. If the presentation take more than 15 minutes, the host will ask the presenter to stop the presentation to give the opportunity for other presenters to present their paper.
- Presentation should be live and not video recorded presentation.
- Kindly install and sign up Zoom App on your device and use your full name for us to verify your attendance. Please be informed that there is no payment required to download and sign up for the Zoom App.
- We strongly advise all presenters to familiarise themselves with the Zoom App before the conference to ensure a smooth presentation and positive experience during the virtual conference.
What should I do if I unable to attend the virtual conference?
If you are unable to attend the conference, please inform us in advance and send the virtual presentation materials (video recording or PPT recording) to eligible you for the e-certificate. Please be informed that virtual presentation materials ONLY allowed for the participant who cannot attend the live presentation with reasonable grounds. The virtual presentation materials should be less than 15 minutes and kindly include your email address at the end of your presentation video.