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Mar
27
Mon
Pesta Buku Ilmiah 2017 @ Perpustakaan Sultanah Nur Zahirah, UMT
Mar 27 – Mar 30 all-day
Apr
17
Mon
KIEPro : Kenyir Research Institute Enterpreneur Program @ Dewan Syarahan, Pusat Islam Sultan Mahmud UMT
Apr 17 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
KIEPro : Kenyir Research Institute Enterpreneur Program @ Dewan Syarahan, Pusat Islam Sultan Mahmud UMT

Kenyir Research Institute Enterpreneur Program (KIEPro)

 

Penceramah:

En. Azri Mamat (Pengasas Industri Timun Malaysia)

Cik Nurul Syafiqah Izzati Zawawi (CVU IPATA)

 

Pendaftaran:

En. Muhammad Syahrunizan : 012-2664226

Pn. Norhayati binti Ab Manaf : 014-5490462

 

Anjuran :  Institut Penyelidikan Kenyir (IPK), UMT

Dengan kerjasama : Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Terengganu (YPK)

Apr
21
Fri
Pelangi Raflessia TEATER SEDAR @ Dewan Sultan Mizan, UMT
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
May
2
Tue
Program Transformasi & Kecemerlangan Staf ICT, IPTA 2017 @ Tasik Kenyir, Terengganu
May 2 – May 4 all-day
May
5
Fri
Explore Science Camp 2017 @ UMT
May 5 – May 6 all-day
May
20
Sat
2017 International Conference on Air Quality and Environmental Sustainability (ICAQES 2017) @ UMT
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – May 23 @ 12:00 am
2017 International Conference on Air Quality and Environmental Sustainability (ICAQES 2017) @ UMT

2017 International Conference on Air Quality and Environmental Sustainability (ICAQES 2017) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical , experimental and applied Air Quality and Environmental Sustainability. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world.

Objectives:

  • To present and discuss research findings pertaining to current trends, impacts and technological innovations in air quality and environmental fields.
  • To provide the platform for interdisciplinary discussion between researchers, scientists and academia to provide innovative solutions for recent issues in air quality management and environment.
  • To establish powerful network of academia, scientists and researchers for exchanging ideas and knowledge sharing in the area related to air quality management and environment
Jul
25
Tue
Program Penghayatan Alam : Apresiasi Flora dan Fauna @ Hutan Lipur Sekayu, Hulu Terengganu
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day
International Cell Signalling Conference 25th-26th July 2017 Kuala Terengganu @ UMT
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm
International Cell Signalling Conference 25th-26th July 2017 Kuala Terengganu @ UMT

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) is delighted to invite you to attend to its International Cell Signalling Conference (ICSC) that will be held on this coming 25th – 26th July 2017. This 2-day scientific meeting hosted by the School of Fundamental Science, UMT will bring together an exciting list of international expert keynote speakers from across the world, talks chosen from the submitted abstracts and a dynamic poster session. This scientific meeting attracts scientists from all around the world with the same research interest to discuss the current issues as well as to share the vast and latest knowledge related to cell signaling area from various backgrounds and its application in multidisciplinary. This also create the networking opportunities for everyone to further expand their research together with collaborators all around the world.

Aug
7
Mon
MySEC2017 @ Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm

MySEC2017 is pleased to announce the call for papers for The 10th Malaysian Software Engineering Conference (MySEC2017) which will be held on August 7 – 9, 2017. This conference is sponsored by Malaysian Software Engineering Interest Group (MySEIG) and organized by School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia.

MySEC2017 is inviting researchers, policy makers, industry participants, academicians, entrepreneurs, students and those with interest in computer science and information technologies.

MySEC2017 welcome contributions that address any software engineering topics of interest including but not limited to the following:

  • Requirement Engineering
  • Software Performance Engineering
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Security, Safety, and Reliability
  • Software Development Methods
  • Agile Software Development Methods
  • Software Testing, Verification and Validation
  • Software Engineering Environments and Tools
  • Program Analysis and Understanding
  • Empirical Software Engineering
  • Software Maintenance and Evolution
  • Model Driven Architecture
  • Software Metrics and Measurement
  • Service Oriented Architectures
  • Software Processes and Quality
  • Object and Component Based Software Engineering
  • Cloud Based Software Engineering
  • Web Based Software Engineering
  • Software Reuse
  • Distributed and Parallel Software Engineering
  • Product Line Engineering
  • Embedded and Real-Time Software Systems
  • Formal Methods
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Software Systems
  • Agent Based Software Engineering
  • Context-Aware and Adaptive Software Sytems
  • Software Project Management
  • Knowledge Based Software Engineering
  • Standard and Legal Issues
  • Intelligent Software Engineering
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Software Engineering in Practice

MySEC2017 theme is “Empowering Software Engineering Towards IOT”

 

All accepted papers,jtec will be published in a special issue of Journal of Telecomunication, Electronic and  Computer Engineering(JTEC – ISSN 2180-1843, e-ISSN 2289-8131). JTEC is currently abstracted and indexed in  SCOPUS, Google Scholar ,  Index CopernicusUlrichsweb Global Serials Directory,  Malaysian Journal Management System (MYJurnal) and Malaysian Citation Index (MYCite).

JTEC has received Malaysian Citation Index (MYCite)  Impact Factor of 0.122 for 2013 and ranked no 3 out of 63 Engineering and Technology Journals.

 

Sep
11
Mon
The International Conference on Artificial Reef and Related Aquatic Habitats (CARAH) @ UMT
Sep 11 @ 4:18 pm – Sep 13 @ 5:18 pm
The International Conference on Artificial Reef and Related Aquatic Habitats (CARAH) @ UMT

The International Conference on Artificial Reef and Related Aquatic Habitats (CARAH) was first organised in 1974 in Texas, USA with aims to improve the exchange of information among people interested in artificial reefs and focus international attention on the potential of artificial reefs in fishery management. Almost 250 attendees from four nations (USA, Australia, Japan and Taiwan) participated the first CARAH event. Since then, CARAH has traveled to various venues worldwide (see list of past CARAH conferences below), allowing the global exchange of knowledge and experience among those involved in the diverse aspects of artificial reefs and related aquatic habitats.

In 2017, the 11th CARAH will be held in Terengganu, Malaysia  from 11 to 13 September 2017 – bringing this much awaited event to Southeast Asia for the first time ever.

We look forward to welcoming you to our shores!

Oct
22
Sun
OTGA Training Course: OBIS Asian nodes and Coral Reef @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
OTGA Training Course: OBIS Asian nodes and Coral Reef @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)

 

Overview
The course provides an introduction to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS). This includes best practices in marine biogeographic data management, data publication, data access, data analysis and data visualisation.

Aims and Objectives
– Reinforce and expand the OBIS network in the South-East Asian Region
– Increase awareness on international standards and best practices related to marine biogeographic data management
– Increase the amount and quality of open access biodiversity data published through OBIS and its OBIS nodes
– Increase the use of data from OBIS for research, species conservation and area-based management applications for sustainable development

Learning Outcomes
– Knowledge and understanding of OBIS structure, mission and objectives
– Installation and management of IPT
– Use of Darwin Core standards for species occurrence records, taxonomy, event/sample records and additional biological and environmental parameters.
– Data quality control tools
– Publishing data through IPT and contributing datasets to OBIS
– Use of OBIS data access (website, web service, API/R).
– Data visualisation tools (R/online GIS tools, …)

Target Audience
– OBIS nodes (and candidate OBIS node) data managers in the SE Asia Region
Coral Reef biodiversity data managers
– Marine data managers
– Staff of NODCs or ADUs
– Principle Investigators of major marine biodiversity expeditions National marine biodiversity focal points

NOTE: priority will be given to participants originating from South Eastern Asia and Pacific Islands.
UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Course Pre-requisites:
– Candidates should be from institutions that contribute, or hold and plan to contribute, marine biogeographic data to OBIS
– Candidates should bring marine biogeographic datasets with them for the hands-on exercises
– Need to bring own laptop
– Working knowledge of English

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to all successful students.

Location Institute of Oceanography and Environment
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT),
21030 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu
Malaysia
Notes Application process: please fill the online application form https://otga.wufoo.eu/forms/otga-application-form-obis-asian-nodes-oct2017/ no later than 30 August 2017.Before starting filling the online application form, please make sure to have available the following:
– a motivation statement (text file) of maximum 300 words;
– scan of the bio page of your passport; in case you are a national of the host country a valid identification/citizen card can be used instead of the passport;
– scan of the endorsement letter (in case you are asking for funding)
– link to your profile on OceanExpert (www.oceanexpert.net); if you don’t have one make sure you create one in advance.The deadline to submit the application closes 30 August 2017. Do not leave for the last minute since the system will close automatically. In case you have any questions please contact the organisers well in advance: given time differences you may
not get a reply to your questions immediately.Both full- and co-sponsoring are available for a limited number of participants.The selection of participants who will be sponsored will take into consideration:
– Applicant country’s development status (preference will be given to LIFDCs)
– Endorsement of the candidate’s application by his/her employer and any co-sponsoring
– Expected impact of the training for the applicants’ institution
– Possibility of any co-sponsorship (co-sponsorship is an asset for selection)For more detailed information on how to apply see http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/mod/page/view.php?id=5771

In case of questions contact:
– OTGA Malaysia Regional Training Centre Coordinator: Aidy M Muslim (aidy@umt.edu.my )
– OTGA Coordinator: Claudia Delgado (c.delgado@unesco.org)
– OBIS Manager: Ward Appeltans(w.appeltans@unesco.org)

Nov
12
Sun
OTGA Training Course: Integrated Data Analysis for Upwelling Studies @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – Nov 16 @ 4:30 pm
OTGA Training Course: Integrated Data Analysis for Upwelling Studies @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)

Overview
Upwelling is an oceanographic feature that is very important to the ocean ecosystem. It brings high nutrient water to the surface and the impact is noteworthy to the ocean productivity. This nutrient-rich water will encourage a phytoplankton bloom that is ultimate base for large animal population in the food chains, including fish, mammals and sea birds. Although this coastal upwelling regions covers relatively small areas of the ocean surface, they contribute roughly 50 percent of the world’s fisheries landings.
We believe it is important to put special attention in providing specific tools and skills in understanding upwelling dynamics. Upwelling dynamics holds a very important value that require special skills, but the nature of the study is rather straightforward and can be done using many available data such as satellite, World Ocean Database and re-analysis of wind data. Thus, the training will hopefully can become very important initiatives to allow exploration at any particular upwelling site.

Objectives:
• To explore existing upwelling site using available datasets and increase understanding of the physical-biological interaction dynamics of upwelling regions
• To construct integrated data gathering which involve field data, satellite data and wind-data at any particular upwelling site
• To conduct simple analysis from the integrated data in determining special characteristic of any particular upwelling site

Target Audience:
The targeted audiences include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Marine and coastal scientists
• Oceanographic data managers
• Academic professors
• Government officers
• Environmental scientists with knowledge of essential marine parameters
• Students in the oceanographic or meteorological sciences

Pre-requisites:
Participants should have
• Educational backgrounds in oceanographic sciences
• Proficiency to use personal computers with Windows or Mac
• The working knowledge of English
• Preferably user with skills of Matlab or ArcGIS

Location INOS UMT
Malaysia
Notes Application process:
Please fill the online application form: https://otga.wufoo.eu/forms/otga-application-form-integrated-data-analysis/Period for Applications:
1 August – 5 September 2017Before starting filling the online application form, please make sure to have available the following:
– a motivation statement (text file) of maximum 300 words;
– scan of the bio page of your passport; in case you are a national of the host country a valid identification/citizen card can be used instead of the passport;
– scan of the endorsement letter (in case you are asking for funding)
– link to your profile on OceanExpert (www.oceanexpert.net); if you don’t have one make sure you create one in advance.The deadline to submit the application closes 5 September 2017. Do not leave for the last minute since the system will close automatically. In case you have any questions please contact the organisers well in advance: given time differences you may not get a reply to your questions immediately.

Both full- and co-sponsoring are available for a limited number of participants.

The selection of participants who will be sponsored will take into consideration:
– Applicant country’s development status (preference will be given to LIFDCs)
– Endorsement of the candidate’s application by his/her employer and any co-sponsoring
– Expected impact of the training for the applicants’ institution
– Possibility of any co-sponsorship (co-sponsorship is an asset for selection)

For more detailed information on how to apply see http://classroom.oceanteacher.org/mod/page/view.php?id=5771

In case of questions please contact:
– OTGA Malaysia Regional Training Centre Coordinator: Aidy M Muslim (aidy@umt.edu.my )
– OTGA Coordinator: Claudia Delgado (c.delgado@unesco.org)

Dec
3
Sun
OTGA Training Course: Marine GIS Applications (using QGIS) @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm
OTGA Training Course: Marine GIS Applications (using QGIS) @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran (INOS)

Overview

The course provides an introduction for marine data managers to the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the marine environment using open source software (QGIS). This includes acquisition, processing, analysis, and interpretation of data to create products in support of marine and coastal programs. Aims and Objectives Provide an introduction to GIS for marine applications Focus on some publicly available marine datasets Show the potential applications of GIS for the marine environment Learning Outcomes Knowledge and understanding of GIS, spatial data, raster and vector models Core tasks involved in the GIS analysis process including data acquisition, management, manipulation and analysis, and presentation and output Core functionality of QGIS Creating and editing spatial data Awareness of coastal and marine GIS data applications

Target Audience

Target audiences include, but are not limited to, the following: Marine data managers Staff of NODCs working with Marine Geographic Information Systems University graduates NOTE: priority will be given to participants originating from South Eastern Asia and Pacific Islands. UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Course Pre-requisites:

• Candidates should have a working knowledge of marine data and formats and preferably be working in institution which is responsible for the management of marine data
• This training course is not an introduction to GIS so candidates are expected to have some previous experience in the use of GIS
• Working knowledge of English A Certificate of Participation will be issued to all successful students.

 

Location Institute of Oceanography and Environment
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT),
Mengabang Telipot
21030 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu
Malaysia
Notes Application process: please fill the online application form available on https://otga.wufoo.eu/forms/otga-application-form-marine-gis-apps-qgis/ Period for Applications 7 August – 11 September 2017. Before starting filling the online application form, please make sure to have available the following: – a motivation statement (text file) of maximum 300 words; – scan of the bio page of your passport; in case you are a national of the host country a valid identification/citizen card can be used instead of the passport; – scan of the endorsement letter (in case you are asking for funding) – link to your profile on OceanExpert (www.oceanexpert.net); if you don’t have one make sure you create one in advance. The deadline to submit the application closes 11 September 2017. Do not leave for the last minute since the system will close automatically. In case you have any questions please contact the organisers well in advance: given time differences you may not get a reply to your questions immediately. Both full- and co-sponsoring are available for a limited number of participants. The selection of participants who will be sponsored will take into consideration: – Applicant country’s development status (preference will be given to LIFDCs) – Endorsement of the candidate’s application by his/her employer and any co-sponsoring – Expected impact of the training for the applicants’ institution – Possibility of any co-sponsorship (co-sponsorship is an asset for selection) In case of questions contact: OTGA Malaysia Regional Training Centre Coordinator: Aidy M Muslim (aidy@umt.edu.my ) OTGA Coordinator: Claudia Delgado (c.delgado@unesco.org)
Feb
19
Mon
Students Registration And Orientation Day Erasmus Mundus Tropimundo Program 2018 @ Auditorium INOS
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aug
27
Mon
International Postgraduate Conference on Biotechnology (IPCB) 2018
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm
International Postgraduate Conference on Biotechnology (IPCB) 2018

The chosen conference theme is: “SYMBIOSIS-SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETAL WELL-BEING”.

The framework of IPCB was initially developed to strengthen research collaboration with the next-generation researchers as part of wider efforts to continuously maintain and develop bilateral cooperation among Asian countries. Concerted efforts are needed from various bodies regarding cross-border education, human resource and research development. Students   attending this conference would be able to share among peers their diverse multicultural backgrounds which could promote and enhance research cooperation among these regions. Via this conference, findings from research conducted from different parts of the world can be viewed to secure our resources on a sustainable manner.

Biotechnology can unlock the potential of the environment’s biodiversity; leading to new knowledge, improved industrial competitiveness. Fundamental to delivering such impacts is the imperative to continue to generate and build upon knowledge from all levels of   marine and related areas of scientific research that would be achieved by the symposium – IPCB.

The biggest asset of the future research communities is none other than the present postgraduates. Managing human resource development for technologically advanced economies is a substantial challenge. Thus, symposiums such as IPCB can be directed as an ideal platform in disseminating information among future scientist under the guidance of prominent present scientists across regions by addressing specific issues of the national contexts as part of a wider globalized society.

Sep
23
Sun
OTGA Training Course: Digital repositories: the pathway from open access to digital asset management @ Makmal Oseanografi Satelit & Informatik Marin, INOS
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

Oct
18
Thu
Program Sukarelawan Dive Heart Bersama Belia OKU 2018 @ Stesen Penyelidikan Alami Marin Pulau Bidong UMT
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
Nov
18
Sun
Hari Terbuka Makmal Berpusat 2018 @ Komplek Makmal Berpusat UMT
Nov 18 @ 2:14 am – Nov 19 @ 3:14 am
OTGA Training Course: Marine Spatial Training @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – Nov 22 @ 4:45 pm
OTGA Training Course: Marine Spatial Training @ Institut Oseanografi dan Sekitaran

Overview

Increased activity in the coastal and marine environment has led to two important types of conflicts in the region: (1) conflicts among human uses (user-user conflicts); and (2) conflicts between human uses and the coastal and marine environment (user-environment conflicts). These conflicts weaken the ability of the ocean to provide the necessary ecosystem services upon which humans and all other life depend on. This course provides an introductory, but comprehensive, overview of CMSP. It focuses on describing a logical sequence of all the steps required to achieve desired goals and objectives for coastal and marine areas. This course does not focus on the technical details of any one of the steps and it is not intended to be a course that will help to develop a marine GIS or implement a performance monitoring system. When available, references to existing technical guides, handbooks, and websites are suggested in the course materials. This course can help professionals at the international, regional, national, and sub-national levels who want to know more about the promise and potential of CMSP as a way to achieve multiple goals and objectives, including sustainable economic development and biodiversity conservation within a specified coastal and marine area.

Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this course is to explain how CMSP can be used to implement ecosystem-based management. This course fills this gap by using a step-by-step approach for developing and implementing CMSP. It also discusses issues such as obtaining financial resources and including key  stakeholders that are often neglected, and steps of the CMSP process.

Course Topics

•What is CMSP, what are the benefits and expected results;
•Insight in the logical steps and tasks of setting up a successful CMSP program;
•Overview of successful and not successful case studies from around the world;
•Identification of human activities that adversely affect important natural areas on coastal and marine areas
•Streamlining the policies and licensing procedures affecting the coastal and marine environment
•Identification of space most suitable for the development of new human activities such as renewable energy facilities or offshore aquaculture

Target Audience

•National, state and local district planning officers responsible for the planning and management of coastal and marine areas, and their resources
•Conservation personnel from the public and private sectors including NGOs
•Decision makers; Local district / municipal officers

NOTE: priority will be given to participants originating from the South-East Asia Region. UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Therefore, applications from women are strongly encouraged.