5th International Conference on Oils and Fats 2018 (5th SMILE 2018) & International Conference on Biobased Advanced Materials 2018 (ICBAM 2018)

14 August 2018 08:00 - 15 August 2018 18:00, Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia

​5th SMILE 2018 & ICBAM 2018

School of Chemical Sciences and Food Technology, UKM (PPSKTM) will host the 5th International Conference on Oils and Fats 2018 (5th SMILE 2018) & International Conference on Biobased Advanced Materials 2018 (ICBAM 2018) to gather scientists who are actively research on the theme of renewable materials including oils and fats from around the world. With the theme of ‘Emerging Research Beyond Boundaries‘, this conference is expected to serve as a platform for participants to share knowledge and experiences in cross-disciplinary and high impact research.

Conference scopes
Oils & Fats Analysis
Biobased Materials
Synthesis & Modification
Biomass & Natural Resources
Colloid & Emulsions
Enzyme Technology
Cosmetic Chemistry
Food Engineering & Technology
Bioenergy & Green Technology
Process Engineering
Lipid Biotechnology
Drug Delivery & Pharmaceuticals


The conference will be held at the Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya which is located in Bangi area and the state of Selangor (the most developed state in Malaysia). Bangi is known as a ‘city of knowledge’. Located just 20 minutes driving from Kuala Lumpur and 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya

A picturesque 5-star conference resort, conveniently located midway between Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kuala Lumpur city centre. Built atop Bandar Baru Bangi’s highest peak, it is surrounded by a 27-hole championship golf course, lush tropical greens and offers wonderful vitas and serene environment.

List of confirmed speakers:
1. Prof. Karen Wilson, European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), Aston University
2. Prof. Taufiq Yap Yun Hin, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
3. Prof. Jumat Salimon, The National University of Malaysia (UKM)
4. Dr. Ismail Ab. Raman, Malaysian Palm Oils Board (MPOB)

Abstract submission deadline :  15 March 2018
Abstract acceptance notification :  31 March 2018
Payment deadline :  31 May 2018
Full paper submission :  14 August 2018 (on-site)
Conference date :  14 & 15 August 2018​​

Registration & abstract submission: www.ukm.my/smile
Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Selangor

Conference Hall, Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Selangor, HOTEL BANGI-PUTRAJAYA, Off Persiaran Bandar, Bandar Baru Bangi, 43650, Malaysia

Organised by
School of Chemical Sciences and Food Technology (PPSKTM),
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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