ASEAN Emerging Researcher Conference (ASEAN-ERC) 2019 taking place in Malaysia, 9 & 10 December 2019

EURAXESS ASEAN is a proud supporter of the ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2019 which will be hosted at Sunway University, Sunway City, Malaysia on 9 & 10 December 2019.


The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference 2019 aims to create a platform for researchers from the ASEAN region and the ASEAN research diaspora to drive research excellence in the region. The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference is a flagship programme of the ASEAN Young Scientists Network; the official platform for young researchers in the region. The specific objectives of the ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference include to:

  • enhance interdisciplinary knowledge sharing, learning and collaboration between scientists from the ASEAN region and its research diaspora;

  • identify emerging research niches/areas that the ASEAN research community should champion to address local needs and global challenges;

  • develop strategies to enhance the capacity and access to resources to harness the potential of the ASEAN research community;

  • promote sustainable research leadership amongst emerging researchers in the ASEAN region.

Who Should Attend?

The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference provides an opportunity for:

Researchers to:

  • Share their research work in a robust academic environment that appreciates context, resource constraints and local significance
  • Gain insights into the latest developments and directions in research
  • Enhance their national, regional, and international networks with greater relevance to ASEAN and its partners
  • Participate in the shaping of the future of ASEAN research

Government, Policy, Industry and Civil Society Stakeholders to:

  • Capture a snapshot of research activity and progress by the ASEAN research community and the ASEAN diaspora
  • Develop strategic partnerships with established and emerging researchers in the ASEAN region and from the diaspora for immediate and future collaborations;
  • Promote greater quadruple helix collaboration (civil society-academic-industry-business) in creating new business and social development opportunities in the ASEAN region.

ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference participants will also have the opportunity to publish full papers in a Scopus-indexed journal.

Abstract Submission open until 9 November 2019.

Registration & Programme.