International Conference


ASCENT 2020 - Online International Conference

8th International Scholarly Conference on Redefining and Re-inventing Theories for the Challenging Global Environment: The Need for New Evidence on Business, Information Technology and Education

17th - 18th December 2020

ASCENT 2020, the 8th in the ASCENT Conference series, is the continuation of an annual international conference, organized by FTMS College. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's conference will be held Online through Google Meet. The ASCENT conferences are organized as an effort to provide a platform and a forum for academicians and practitioners to discuss and present their works and research findings on extant issues and future trends relating to business, IT and education. This conference is supported by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and previously supported by the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia. Conference research committee members and mentors include top academicians from renowned universities and reputable institutions from the following countries: USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and India.

Higher education in Malaysia has seen multiple triumphs even at a global level, as seen in the QS World University Ranking's. The ASCENT initiative is In line with the Malaysian Higher Education objectives for quality research relevant to todays business and educational issues.

Selected conference papers will be published in the following International Journals IJABM (ISSN:2289-3717), IJISE (ISSN: 2289-3709) and IJELT(ISSN: 2289-6732). These journals are cited in Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, Crossref, Scientific Indexing Services, MyCite, CiteSeer etc. Participation and publication certificates will be issued separately.

In today’s business world there is a growing need to identify new approaches to the provision of solutions to the problems encountered in business, IT and education. This conference is significant that it will enable participants to;

  1. Identify possible new approaches to overcome current challenges
  2. Develop closer practitioner-academia relationships and collaborations
  3. Enrich existing research and knowledge literature on extant issues and real-life events
  4. Learn from real life experiences and first-hand knowledge of those affected by current events