Jurnal Part I Proceeding AIC-ICMR

Proceeding AIC 2017


Welcome Speech from General Chair

Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,

On behalf of the organizing committees, I would like to welcome all of you to Banda Aceh, Indonesia for the 7th AIC-ICMR on Health and Life Sciences 2017 as a part of the 2017 Annual International Conference (AIC) Syiah Kuala University. This conference is coorganized by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara (UISU), Universitas Hasanuddin (UNHAS), and the Cooperation Agency of Public Universities in the Western Region of Indonesia (BKS PTN Barat) and IMT-GT Uninet. The annual event in 2017 is joint conference between the 7th Annual International Conference (AIC) Syiah Kuala University and The 6th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (ICMR). The AIC is an annual international conference carried out regularly by Syiah Kuala University since 2011. The ICMR is an annual event which has been jointly organized by UNSYIAH, USM, UISU and UNHAS since 2012. Therefore, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for their support to the conference.

Under the theme of the conference "Advancing Knowledge, Research, and Technology for Humanity", this conference features a rich program, including Syiah Kuala University Innovation Expo 2017, two keynote speeches delivered by Prof. Dr. Antonius Suwanto, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nellen, Johann Gottfried Herder Fellow of the DAAD, Germany. The 7th AIC-ICMR on Health and Life Sciences 2017 offers a special opportunity to bring together professors, researchers and scholars around the globe, and serves as a platform to deliver innovative research results and latest trends and development in the fields of sciences and engineering.

The selected papers in this conference will have the opportunities to be published in The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Biology (BIOTROPIA). BIOTROPIA is a scientific publication of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) – Southeast Asian Regional Center for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP) and indexed by SciVerse SCOPUS (Elsevier), CrossRef, DOAJ and Google Scholar. The conference has received 110 submitted papers, whereby 74 papers have been accepted by the committees for presentation and to be included in the proceedings. These papers on various topics are divided into 10 parallel sessions in the conference. To all members of the organizing committees, the international scientific committee, the reviewers, and the collaboration partners, we would like to thank all of them for their tremendous efforts to organize this conference successfully.

We look forward to having a successful conference, and we hope that all the attendees enjoy and benefit from this conference.


Best Regards,


Dr. Ramzi Adriman

General Chair

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