IMPAC2022 invites abstract submissions in English and Bahasa Melayu for individual papers, panels, performance of creative work, and pecah ruyung (early developing research) papers on the themes of the conference. We encourage papers based on multidisciplinary research and collaborations between diverse fields based on the conference’s themes. Presenters may present in both English and Bahasa Melayu. Oral presentations in Bahasa Melayu will require translations in the PowerPoint. The due date for abstract submission is 15 July 2022.


The deadline for abstract submission is 15 July 2022.

Co-presenter (s) should have made significant contribution, share responsibility and accountability to the research in the proposed abstract. Each co-presenter will be required to pay the conference registration fee

Abstracts submission for all modes of presentation must be submitted in the format below

  • Microsoft Word
  • 12-point font
  • Times New Roman style
  • Length: 150-250 words

Abstract submission must include the following:

  • Background
  • Problem statement
  • Objectives
  • Methodology
  • Findings (optional for pecah ruyung papers)


i. Individual Paper

30 minutes (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q&A)

ii. Panels

A maximum of 4 presenters is allowed for one panel.
Each panelist must submit their abstracts individually.
The panel must agree to one panel name and include it in this submission.
30 minutes for each presenter (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q&A).

iii. Performance of Creative work

30 minutes (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q&A)
The performance of a creative work must be research-based, and the research should be clearly stated in the abstract submission. In addition, a YouTube link to a 3-minute video excerpt of your most recent performance not more than 3 years ago must be included

The performance of a creative work may be a solo work or ensemble based.

iv. Pecah Ruyung papers (Lightning papers)

10-minutes slide presentation with short commentaries on each slide, 10-minute Q&A.

Pecah Ruyung papers refer to early research proposal developments, reflections, or reports of ongoing research by graduate students, young researchers, and others. It is not compulsory to present outcomes, findings, or conclusions in these presentations. The Pecah Ruyung category is created so that research at its early stages can gain constructive feedback conference attendees.

Please adhere to guidelines and formats given as closely as possible to enhance abstract acceptance.

All abstract submissions will be peer-reviewed and notification of acceptance of abstracts will be announced by the 15 August 2022.