Conferences 2017 - Malaysia

2017 SWAT Conference in Selangor, Malaysia



The conference, co-organized by Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) in collaboration with the SWAT Network of Malaysia, will provides an opportunity for professionals as hydrologists, geologists, engineers, scientists, geographers, graduate and post-graduate students, and for other interested individuals to meet and exchange ideas, to summarize results of studies and to discuss mutual problems, to gather and share information about latest innovations developed for SWAT and to discuss challenges that still need to be resolved.

Besides the conference there will be a highly practical SWAT workshop, comprising four parallel courses, open to professionals, graduate and post-graduate students, who use or wish to use SWAT in order to investigate hydrologic and water quality issues in watersheds and rivers.

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Abstract Submission Deadline July 1
Early Registration Deadline July 1
SWAT Workshop
October 23
SWAT Conference October 24-25
Tour to the Forest Research Institute Malaysia and KLCC October 26


The conference and related activities will be held in Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia. Get travel and visa information.



The registration fee for conference participants includes the Program & Abstracts book, certificate, flash drive containing the abstracts, lunches and coffee breaks for 24 - 25 October, 2017 and excursion on 26 October, 2017. Additional fees for workshop will cover training materials and QSWAT software.

After the deadline (July 1) the registration fee will be RM200 (USD50) higher per person.

Non -Members RM1200 (USD 300) RM400 (USD100)
MSSS Members RM1000 RM300
Local students* RM800 RM250
International students * USD200 USD75

* Please attach a verification letter from the supervisor together with the registration form for student rate.

All payment should be in the form of a Crossed Cheque/ money Order/Postal Order/Bank Draft payable to the Malaysian Society of Soil Science as follows:

Account Holder Malaysian Society of Soil Science
Bank Maybank Malaysia
Bank Account Number 014057303489
Bank Address Lot 1.01, Ampang Park Shopping Complex,
Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Branch Code MBBEMYKL
Swift Code 14057

Call for papers

Abstract submission opening soon.

In conjunction with the SWAT2017 theme, papers of relevant topics within the conference theme are invited for oral/poster presentations. Authors are requested to submit an extended abstract not exceeding four (4) pages in English.

The extended abstract must include the title, author(s) introduction, material and methods, results and discussion, conclusion and references. Manuscript should be prepared on an A4-sized paper with 25 mm margins on all sides, and typed with single spacing using size 12 Times New Roman font. All illustrations must be prepared inside of the main text. Selected papers will be published in the special issue of the Malaysian Journal of Soil Science (MJSS).

Posters must be prepared on size A1 paper. Posters submitted will be eligible for “Best Poster Awards”.

Conference Topics

  • Watershed Management Modelling
  • Climate Change Applications
  • Modelling Calibration Sensitivity and Uncertainty
  • Crop Modelling
  • Environmental Management
  • Contamination and Pollution
  • Nutrients and Carbon Dynamic
  • GIS Application and Database and Development
  • Urban Processes and Management
  • Forestry Modelling
  • SWAT Applications Incorporating Rice Production
  • Reviews of SWAT Applications


Besides the conference there will be a practical SWAT workshop on October 23, open to professionals, undergraduate and post-graduate students, who use or wish to use SWAT in order to investigate hydrologic and water quality issues in watersheds and rivers. All materials will be provided. The workshop will be held at the Bangi-Putrajaya Hotel.

Organizing Committee

  • Advisor : Dr. Wan
  • Chairperson: Dr. Radzali
  • Vice Chairperson: En. Khairi(SWAT)
  • Secretary: Dr. Rosazlin (MSSS) & Siti Humaira (SWAT)
  • Treasurer: Dr. Tan Ngai Peng (UPM) & Puan Mardiana (SWAT)
  • Secretariat Committee - Siti Humaira
  • Publicity Committee - Dr. Jenny and Dr. Adila
  • Scientific and Technical Committee - Prof Che Fauziah and Dr Siti Aisah Shamsuddin
  • Sponsorhip Committee - Dr. Rosazlin (UM)
  • International Relations Committee - Puan Faiza and Dr. Tan Mou Leong
  • Technical Visit Committee : En. Zamir
  • Logistic Committee - Dr. Hamdan & Puan Yasmin

Scientific Committee

Information coming soon.


The conference and workshops will be held at the Bangi-Putrajaya Hotel, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia. Standard rooms start from RM200/night. For this special price, book through Ms. Afifa,, or +603 82102222. Additional nearby accommodations are shown below.


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Visa Information

Every person entering Malaysia must possess a valid national passport or internationally recognized travel document valid for travel to Malaysia.

Any person not in possession of a passport or travel document that is recognised by the Malaysian Government must obtain a document in lieu of passport. Application for the document in lieu of passport can be made at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad. Holders of travel documents like a Certificate of Identity, Laisser Passer, Titre de Voyage or a Country's Certificate of Permanent Residence must ensure that their return to the country that issued the document or the country of residence is guaranteed. The documents shall be valid, for more than six (6) months from the date of entry into Malaysia.

Foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia must apply and obtain a visa in advance at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad before entering the country.

For more information, please visit the Immigration Department of Malaysia.


The SWAT 2017 Secretariat
UiTM Pahang
Kampus Jengka
Bandar Jengka
26400 Bandar Tun Abdul Razak,
Pahang, Malaysia

Fax: +6094602208
Dr. Khairi Khalid: +60133765917
Dr. Siti Humaira Haron: +60179096489

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The conference is hosted by the Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) in collaboration with the SWAT Network of Malaysia. It is supported by the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC), USDA-ARS, Texas A&M, and many other local and international organizations.

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