Second Call for Papers

Opens: May 23, 2019
Closes: August 23, 2019

Notification of acceptance

No later than September 1, 2019

Note: If you require an earlier acceptance letter in order to obtain travel funding from your institution and other sources, please submit your abstract earlier and indicate that you need early notification.


Early Bird

Opens: March 10, 2019
Closes: June 14, 2019

Normal Bird

Opens: June 15, 2019
Closes: September 25, 2019

Presenters must have registered no later than 25 September 2019, midnight (UTC), to guarantee a place in the program. Registration will remain open after this date, but conference organizers can not guarantee placement in the conference.

Late Bird

Opens: 26 September 2019
Closes: February 8, 2020 (Conference end)

Conference dates

Day 1: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Day 2: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Day 3: Friday, February 7, 2020
Day 4: Saturday, February 8, 2020 – Full day of optional Anthropological Excursion (separate cost)

Anthropological Excursion

Full day: Saturday, February 8, 2020



Early Bird: USD 140
Regular Bird: USD 170
Late Bird/On-site: USD 200


Early Bird: USD 170
Regular Bird: USD 210
Late Bird/On-site: USD 250

Excursion: USD 60

The conference fee includes daily buffet lunch, morning and afternoon break refreshments, and one buffet dinner with a cultural show. The conference hotel, and most hotels in Bintulu, Sarawak where participants may choose to stay, will include a breakfast buffet with the room rate. The February 8, 2020 optional Anthropological Excursion program is priced separately.