ESTCON2020 is one of the world’s largest congresses Malaysia has ever hosted which comprises nine simultaneously-held international conferences, focusing on different issues pertaining to their respective theme, namely:
- ICFAS: International Conference on Fundamental & Applied Sciences
- ICCOINS: International Conference on Computer & Information Sciences
- ICCOEE: International Conference on Civil, Offshore & Environmental Engineering
- ICPEAM: International Conference on Process Engineering & Advanced Materials
- ICPER: International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability
- ICMeSH: International Conference on Management, Social Sciences and Humanities
- ICOGET: International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology
- ICER: International Conference on Earth Resources
- ICIAS: International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced System
Why 9 conferences?
The World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress (ESTCON) is a biennial congress organised by Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). ESTCON 2020 is the 6th edition since it was first held in 2010.
This congress is an excellent centre stage for knowledge sharing, intellectual discussions and networking on various areas of interest; for all academics, researchers, scientists, engineers, interest groups and industry experts from all around the world.
This year’s theme is ‘Science, Technology and Humanities: Reinventing the Future’ which covers covers a wide range of fields in innovation, engineering, and technology as well as in humanities addressing the latest trends and challenges facing the world in embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Nine conferences are running concurrently. Let’s take a look at each conference background:
ICFAS 2020: International Conference on Fundamental & Applied Sciences aims to bring together leading experts, scientific communities and industrialists working in the field of applied science and mathematics to share discoveries addressing sustainability and industrial revolution 4.0.
ICCOINS 2020: International Conference on Computer & Information Sciences is a platform for researchers to share knowledge of information processing, computing techniques and Industrial Revolution 4.0 pillars such as the Internet of Things, big data analytics, cyber–physical systems and cloud computing.
ICCOEE2020: International Conference on Civil, Offshore & Environmental Engineering showcases latest findings in civil engineering with emphasis on the Industrial Revolution 4.0. Tracks include environment, water resource, coastal and offshore engineering, structures, smart materials, modelling and smart infrastructure.
ICPEAM2020: International Conference on Process Engineering & Advanced Materials will discusss on new opportunities and challenges of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) in chemical engineering. Tracks include advanced materials, process, systems, optimisation, knetics and thermodynamics engineering.
ICPER2020: International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability gathers researchers and industry practitioners to share new ideas, research results and development experiences towards sustainable Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0)to improve production lines.
ICMeSH2020: International Conference on Management, Social Sciences and Humanities is the unification of ICL and ICHSS for multi-disciplinary convergence of scholars, researchers and industrial practitioners in the areas of management and Humanities while in the advent of Industry 4.0.
ICOGET2020: International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology promotes exchanges and discussion of the most recent innovations and concerns for enhancement of oil and natural gas production for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs.
ICER2020: International Conference on Earth Resources is a platform for geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, geoscientists, geotechnical engineers, explorers, mining geologists & engineers, hydrogeologists, researchers and students to share current researches, advancements and application.
ICIAS2020: International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced System The track of ICIAS2020 includes but is not limited to the following areas:- Instrumentation, Control & Automation for a Sustainable Future; Electronics & Communication of the Future; and Future Power Systems.