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Registration & Payment Deadline: extended to 20 Oct 2015
19th MACFEA National Seminar (MACFEA2015)
Venue: Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Date: 19 - 20 November 2015
Registration and Submission:
This Seminar is jointly organized by The Malaysian Consumer and Family Economics Association
(MACFEA), Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi & Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) and Tun
Ismail Mohamed Ali Distinguished Chair (YTI), Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti
Kebangsaan Malaysia as the host.
Call For Papers
The 19th MACFEA Committee cordially invites scholars, researchers, government regulators, industry experts
to submit seminar papers under the theme of Consumer & Finance.
All submissions should relate to this broad theme and address one or more of the seminar sub-themes:
Consumer Financial Decision Making
Financial Literacy
Behavioral Finance
Personal Finance
Financial Planning
Consumer & Islamic Finance
Income Mobility
Community Well Being
Consumer Education
New Consumer
Consumption Pattern
Sustainable Consumption
Consumer Empowerment and Quality of Life
Vulnerable Groups
Consumer Protection and Advocacy
Other various fields in consumer studies
Writing & Presentation Language: English / Malay
The Seminar Proceedings: Accepted papers will be published in the seminar proceedings. The proceedings will
be available in pendrive during the seminar.
There will be '5 MACFEA' best paper awards.
The Seminar Book – Collection of Working Papers: Authors of selected papers presented at the 19th MACFEA
National Seminar will be invited to submit their papers for inclusion in the book.
Selected papers presented in the conference will be considered for an expedited review process for
Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics (MAJCAFE) and Jurnal Pengguna Malaysia (JPM).
Important Deadlines
5-10 pages Working Paper Deadline: 8 Oct 2015
Notification of Acceptance: 15 Oct 2015
Registration & Full Payment Deadline: 20 Oct 2015
Registration Status
Registration and Submission
a. Full paper / Working Paper must not exceed 10 pages (A4 size) excluding reference and appendix.
b. Registration and submission of Working Paper must be done electronically through the online
submission system.
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logging in the system.
Click on "Online Submission" menu to submit your full paper / working paper.
b. Full Paper / Working Paper Formatting - Strictly follow the template which can be downloaded at
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Consumer Dialogue Session on
‘Spending & Borrowing: How to Remain Sustainable?’
Prof. Dr. Ben Jacobsen (YTI-UKM Chairholder & Chair in Financial Markets, The Univ. of Edinburgh, UK)
Dato' Paul Selvaraj (Secretary General, FOMCA)
Mr. Azaddin Ngah Tasir (CEO, AKPK)
Mr. Mohd Razif Mohd Nor (Senior VP, Corporate Banking, RHB) (tbc)
Detailed info:
Two Keynote Addresses by Distinguished Speakers
Keynotes Address I:
‘What determines our investment decisions?’
By Prof. Ben Jacobsen (Chairholder of Tun Ismail Mohamed Ali Distinguished Chair, UKM)
Keynote Address II:
By Datuk Nadzim Johan (Activist Head, Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia (PPIM))
Fees for Consumer Dialogue Session only (20th Nov, 8:00 – 10:30 am)
Fees for 2 Keynote Addresses only (19th Nov, 9:00 – 11:15 am)
Registration Status
RM50/60 Fee is for 1 session only (either for Consumer Dialogue Session or for Keynote Addresses) include
morning refreshment on the day of the event.
All fees are non-refundable and include Goods and Services Tax (GST) 6%.
Registration & Full Payment Deadline: 20 Oct 2015
Organized by
The Secretariat
YTI Distinguished Chair
Faculty of Economics & Management
University Kebangsaan Malaysia
email: [email protected]
(attn: Cik Farah Dilla)
tel: +603-8921 3401 or HP: 012-2434549
fax: +603-89251821