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IEEE R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2020




Author Guide for

Manuscript Submission

Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit original papers (minimum 4 to maximum 6 pages pdf version following IEEE double-column template) to 8th IEEE R10 HTC 2020 through OpenConf Conference Management System. All submitted papers should contain original, unpublished results, experimental or theoretical.

A paper will appear in the proceedings if at least one of the authors of an accepted paper registers before the registration deadline. Presenting the accepted paper is mandatory for the paper to be included in IEEEXplore and indexed by Scopus.

Submitted papers should satisfy the criteria listed below and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Step 1:

Select “Make Submission”, fill in the details and enter a password. Upon completing the details, click on “Make Submission”. A Submission ID will be generated for your paper.

Step 2: 

Go back to https://www.openconf.org/r10htc2020/openconf.php, select “Upload File” and upload your paper (in pdf format). You are required to enter your Submission ID and password to upload the file.

  • PDF file must be IEEEXplore compliant
  • Submissions will be screened through plagiarism checking services
  • Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conferences/workshops/symposia at the same time (double submission). Follow these links for further information: IEEE policies for plagiarism and IEEE policies for multiple submissions


Submission Opens – Dec 1, 2019
Special Session & Workshop Proposal – Jan 1, 2020
Full Paper SubmissionApr 30, 2020 July 31, 2020 @ 11.59PM +8GMT (Extended)
Notification of Acceptance –  Jun 30, 2020 Aug 31, 2020 (Extended)
Final Camera-ready Paper SubmissionJul 31, 2020 Oct 25, 2020
Author’s Registration –  Oct 25, 2020


The Call for Reviewers is now open!  We welcome competent academicians, researchers, and subject experts around the world to join us as a reviewer. Being a reviewer is a matter of prestige and personnel achievement. Appointed reviewer are expected to review and improve the technical quality of the submission and to provide a recommendation on whether the paper would make an interesting conference presentation so that a high quality technical program can be developed.

Once you are chosen to serve as a reviewer, you will receive an email instructing you to logon to the OpenConf Conference Management System. Once logged on, you will see the list of papers to which you have been assigned. 

If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer for the R10HTC2020, please contact our technical chair, Dr. David Bong (bbldavid@unimas.my)  by sending your CV with areas of interest you would be able to review.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Lau Bee Theng
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi
Multimedia University, Malaysia
Jacey-Lynn Minoi
University Malaysia Sarawak
Hudyjaya Siswoyo Jo
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Chong Yu Zheng
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
David Bong Boon Liang
University Malaysia Sarawak
Su Hieng Tiong
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Lee Yoot Khuan
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Ong Chin Ann
PSB Academy, Singapore
Pan Zheng
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Victor Wong
Bigwood Systems Inc, Malaysia
Zuhaina Zakaria
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Riady Siswoyo Jo
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Md Pauzi Abdullah
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Local Arrangement & Logistics
Then Yi Lung
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Tay Fei Siang
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Siti Salwa Hashim
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Special Session & Workshop
Mark Tee Kit Tsun
Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
Alpha Agape Gopalai
Monash University, Malaysia

IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10 HTC) is the premier annual cross disciplinary conference that provides a common platform for engineers, technologists, scientists, investors, representatives from NGOs, governments, academia and the industry to discuss recent advances in Humanitarian Technologies. The conference promotes discussions and presentations from the fields of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Computing & IT, Security, Disaster Management, Smart Cities & Villages, Industrial Revolution 4.0, Digital Commerce, Education, Healthcare and relevant areas of research.

IEEE R10 HTC 2020 will be held in Kuching, Malaysia from December 1 to 3, 2020. The conference is hosted by IEEE Sarawak Subsection with the theme “Digital Ecosystem for Humanity”. We invite you to submit your original papers and join us in Kuching, a city on the island of Borneo.

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