Join us on 18th October 2022 at Politeknik Kuching Sarawak.

About NRICon 2022

Research Culture As A Transformation Practice In Learning And Education Sustainability

National Research and Innovation Conference (NRICon) organized by Politeknik Kuching Sarawak (PKS) is back. The event will be held on 18th October 2022 in Kuching, Sarawak.

The objective of the conference is to gather leading academicians, scholars, and researchers to share their knowledge and new ideas as well as to discuss current development in the fields of education, engineering, and technology.

In addition, the conference offers opportunities for academicians and industry experts to meet and interact with local and international participants.

If you have any questions about the technical instructions for the presentation, please contact Dr. Muhd Nazmi bin Ismail (012-5568726) or Dr. Nur Zakiah Hani Binti Kamarolzaman (012-3031886).

Important Date

For the participant, kindly email the payment proof after the registration. For the presenter, kindly proceed with paper submission by email after the registration.

Early Bird paper submission date before:
30th June 2022

Full paper submission date before:
31st August 2022

Paper acceptance notification date:
12th September 2022

Revised Paper Submission Date :
23th September 2022.

All ACCEPTED papers  for NRICon presentation will be listed on the website on 1st October 2022. All the authors are advised to check the details of the respective manuscript(s) for the final time. All manuscripts that require corrections and improvement should be returned according to the deadline in the email sent. Delays in submitting edited manuscripts will not be entertained.

Any corrections after 1st October 2022 will not be entertained.

​Registration and payment date:
30th September 2022

Failure to submit (a) declaration form, (b) video link, and (c) payment receipt before 7th October 2022 may result in your manuscript(s) being rejected.

​Conference date:
18th October 2022


There is an immediate change in the mode of presentation due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Only VIRTUAL PRESENTATION for all PRESENTERS. NRICON will be organized fully via a virtual platform if necessary, depending on the situation.

The safety and well-being of the participants is our priority.

​All ACCEPTED papers  for NRICon presentation will be listed on the website on 13 September 2022 and the official acceptance letter will be issued to all the authors.

All the authors are advised to check the details of the respective manuscript(s) for the final time.

All manuscripts that require corrections and improvement should be returned according to the deadline in the email sent. Delays in submitting edited manuscripts will not be entertained.


Call for Papers

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Action Research
  • Business and Management
  • Education Studies Languages
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

Policy on Plagiarism:

  • All papers submitted to NRICon 2022 will be checked for plagiarism including self-plagiarism.
  • If a paper is found to fall in the category of plagiarism (>30% similarity index from Turnitin Report), the paper will be rejected automatically.​
  • For presenter, please complete the manuscript registration and upload the paper according to the guidelines. All manuscripts submitted, if not adhering to the prescribed format including a copy of the FULL PAPER and a copy of the TURNITIN REPORT, will not be processed.

Guidelines for authors:

  • Each manuscript submitted can consist of up to 3 authors.
  • Full papers must be kept between a 3000 – 5000-word limit.
  • Spacing should be set to single line spacing.
  • Paragraphs should be justified.
  • The first paragraph after a section or subsection should not be indented.
  • Subsequent paragraphs should be indented by 5 mm.
  • The manuscript can be prepared in Bahasa Malaysia or English.
  • For paper submission, please register and upload via the online form provided as below.
  • All papers are subjected to a double-blind peer review.​​

Generally, a manuscript being rejected once it has been reviewed falls into the following reasons:

  • The manuscript is submitted late.
  • The manuscript is poorly written.
  • The manuscript is not prepared/written according to the manuscript templates provided for the presentation.
  • The manuscript does not produce a contribution to the new body of knowledge in the desired discipline.
  • The manuscript comprises components that are suspected to be plagiarized and colluded.

Views and comments from the reviewer(s) on the manuscript are a priority for the organizers’ consideration.


Getting involved in the peer review process can be a highly rewarding experience that can also improve your own research and help to further your career.

Typically, reviewers are invited to conduct a review by the Chief Reviewer based on their areas of writing and research. Chief Reviewer will determine the appropriate reviewer in the field of writing and research to continue the review process.

Please note that you should first complete your reviewer profile. Register your interest to be a reviewer by filling up the online form provided as below.


The publication depends on the originality, quality, relevance, and editorial consideration that will be published in the National Research and Innovation Conference e-Proceeding with the e-ISBN number. The proceeding will be permanently free-to-read and available to researchers worldwide without any fee to access or download the papers.

All the papers submitted for the conference will be published in the printed proceeding (with ISBN). The selected paper will be published in the Journal of Social Sciences and Technical Education (JoSSTEd),  indexed journal of Politeknik Kuching Sarawak with eISSN 2716-6740.

Reminder: Please note that the papers will only be accepted by the conference committee once the registration fee payment has been completed and the proof submitted. 

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Tentative Program

Clik the button below to join the NRICon Opening Ceremony :

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Our conference will be held as a virtual conference, due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Accordingly, you are requested to record a 10-15 minutes video presentation.

You are required to upload the video on YouTube. Then send the link together with the proof of payment and completed Author Declaration form by filling up the online form provided as below.


NRICon will either play the video directly from the link provided or download the video for a presentation on the conference day. No disclosure is made directly or video streaming.

Conference Fee

The fee includes ONE admission to the online presentation, certificate of presentation/participation, and the publication on e-proceeding / journal (selected papers only). .

Please be aware that for a successful Bank Transfer payment, it is necessary for you to indicate the full and exact name of the account holder as shown.

Bank Name : CIMB Bank Berhad
Bank Branch : Jalan Satok, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Account Number : 8005112522
Subject : Presenter Full Name & Paper ID Number

Payment can only be made upon receiving the notification of paper acceptance letter. Bank transfer charges must be paid by the delegates.

Conference fee details:
Early Bird RM 120 / paper

Polytechnics and Community Colleges Presenter RM 150 / paper

External Presenter RM 200 / paper

Get In Touch

Secretariat NRICon
Politeknik Kuching Sarawak
KM22, Jalan Matang, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

+6082-845596 (General Admin Line)
+6082-845023 (Fax)

​You can also contact the following person-in-charge directly:

Dr. Muhd Nazmi bin Ismail : ( 012-5568726 )
Pn. Siti Amelia binti Shaik Pawan Chee : ( 019-5742618 )