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– Theme: Digital Standards and Editors’ Associations of Asia-Pacific Scientific Journals

– Scope: “UNION”
Upgrade the digital standards of Asia STM journals to be indexed in international databases
National editors’ associations and Regional networks
Individual researchers and librarians and their capacity building
Open access and open research collaboration
New writing, editing and publishing models

– Conference Venue: IPB International Convention Center, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia Botani Square Building JL.Raya Padjajaran – Bogor

– Early bird registration: May 31, 2018

– Registration deadline: June 15, 2018

– Announcement of Call for abstract for oral presentation or poster presentation: Deadline of abstract submission: May 27, 2018

– Announcement of acceptance of abstract: May 27, 2018

Registration Fees
Category Up to May 31, 2018 After May 31, 2018
Overseas Korean Overseas Korean
Non-Asean countries USD 200 KRW 220,000 USD 220 KRW 242,000
Asean countries USD 200 KRW 220,000 USD 220 KRW 242,000
Free up to 10 members in each country No registration fee up to 100 participants from Indonesia
Optional tour (City tour), July 17 USD 50.00 KRW 55,000 USD 50.00 KRW 55,000
Optional tour (Safari), July 20 USD 50.00 KRW 55,000 USD 50.00 KRW 55,000
※ We booked already 80 rooms for 160 people based on double occupancy. ※ No registration fee up to 100 participants from Indonesia. ※ No registration fee up to 10 participants from following 9 ASEAN countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, VietNam.
Bank Information for Overseas and Korean
Bank   HANA BANK Inha University Branch
A/C No.   74891009270705
A/C Name   Jong Kyu Ha, CASE(하종규)
Recipient’s address   100, Inha-ro, Nam-gu, Incheon, KOREA
Phone No.   +82-32-862-6808
Beneficiary email address   case@asianeditor.org
Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

CASE welcomes all organizations or companies which are interested in exhibiting and sponsoring at the conference. Please contact CASE secretary, Ms. Kim for inquiries.

Hea Kyong KIM
The Korea Science & Technology Center 2nd floor, Teheran-ro-7-gil 22, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06130, Korea
Tel: +82-32-862-6808, Fax: +82-32-862-5546
E-mail: case@asianeditor.org

Go to Online Registration  
Abstract submission

– Deadline: May 27, 2018

– Abstract Submission Guidelines

1. Abstract should be submitted by CASE Email case@asianeditor.org
2. Abstract MUST be submitted by May 27, 2018.
3. Abstracts should be 300 words or less and the form is attached.

CASE2018 Abstract Form Download


– Deadline: May 27, 2018

1. CV should be submitted by CASE Email case@asianeditor.org
2. Free form



Day 0 (July 17, 2018)

Pre-Convention World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM)- APAME Meetings

Room ARoom B
08:00 – 09:00WRIM-APAME joint meeting 
09:00 – 09:30Photo session 
09:00 – 10:00Tea break 
10:00 – 12:00WPRIM regional journal selection committee meetingIMSEAR meeting
12:00 – 13:00Lunch 
13:00 – 14:30General Assembly, APAME 
14:30 – 15:00Tea break 
15:00 – 18:00Optional city tour 

Room A: IPB ICC meeting room A – level 3
Room B: IPB ICC side room – level 3

Day 1 (July 18, 2018)


 Ballroom 1Ballroom 2 
08:00 – 08:30Registration 
08:30 – 08:40Report
-Komang G Wiryawan (Chair of local committee)
08:40 – 08:50CASE President’s address
-Banh Tien Long (Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam)
08:50 – 09:00APAME President’s address
-Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
09:00 – 09:10Welcome speech
-Arif Satria (Rector of Bogor Agricultural University)
09:10 – 09:20Congratulatory address
-Mohamad Nasir(Minister of Research Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia)
09:20 – 09:35Break & Group Photo 
09:35 – 10:15Plenary lecture 1. Chair: Jungil Jin (Korea)
Quantity, quality and role of technology to accelerate insights
– Anders Karlsson(Vice President, Elsevier)
 Ballroom 1Ballroom 2Room D
10:15 – 11:55Chair: Banh Tien Long (Vietnam)
Country report –countries each 10 min
1. Vietnam- Banh Tien Long, Nguyen Thi Hong Minh
2. Singapore- Ramanathan Subramaniam
3. Indonesia- Lukman
4. Malaysia- Yang Farina
5. Philippines- Merlita Opena
6. Lao PDR- Mayfoung
7. Thailand- Amorn Leelarasamee
8. Myanmar- Moe Moe Tin, Thein Thein Myint
Special report on Current Status of Medical Publication in China – Yongmao Jiang (TBC)
11:55 – 13:00Break and lunch 
13:00 – 13:45Workshop 1, Chair: Trevor Lane (COPE)
Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and COPE
-Presenters: Trevor Lane (COPE), Sam Mathew (India), Cheol-Heui Yun (Seoul National University)
13:45 – 14:30Workshop 2, Chair: Sun Huh (Korea)
Major service of Crossref: DOI for scholarly contents, Cited-by function, Reference hypertext, Crossmark (Check for updates), FundRef (Open Funder Registry), Text and data mining (TDM), Meta data search, Similarity check (Crosscheck) for plagiarism detection
– Presenters: Muhamad Ratodi (Crossref), Mochammad Tanzil Multazam (Crossref), Sun Huh (Korea)
14:30 – 15:15Workshop 3, Chair: Basil D’souza (Editage)
Practice of manuscript editing
-New content formats and new channels
-Presenters Basil D’souza (Editage), Jae-Hwa Chang (InfoLumi, Crossref Ambassador)
15:15 – 15:30Coffee Break 
15:30 – 16:15Workshop 4, Chair: TBD
How to add my journal to SCOPUS
– Presenters : KiHong Kim (Korea)
16:15 – 17:00Workshop 5, Chair: Tom Olijhoek (DOAJ editor-in-chief)
Open access journals in Asia and adding journal to Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
– Presenters: Tom Olijhoek (DOAJ editor-in-chief), Soon Kim (Cactus Communications, Korea)
17:00 – 17:45Workshop 6, Chair: Cheol-Heui Yun (Korea)
How to add my journal to SCIE or ESCI
– Presenters: Ian Potter
18:30 – 21:00Welcome dinner at Ballroom I 

Case board meeting
2016-2018 board meeting July 18, 16:15-17:00 Room F

Day 2 (July 19, 2018)

 Ballroom 1Ballroom 2
08:00 – 08:30Registration 
08:30 – 08:55Plenary lecture 2. Chair: JongKyu Ha (Korea)
[Topic TBC]
-SeJin Kim (NAVER Academic)
08:55 – 09:20Plenary lecture 3. [Topic TBC]
-Muhammad Dimyati (Director General of Research and Development Strengthening of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia)
09:20 – 09:40Plenary lecture 4. Strengthening Health Research and Development through Health Journals
-Siswanto(Director General of National Institute of Health Research and Development)
09:40 – 10:00Coffee break
10:00 – 11:00

Parallel Session 1 (CASE)
Chair: Sun Huh (Korea)
How to improve a journal for international indexing
– Presenters: Tony Alves (Aries Systems)

Upgrade the digital standards of Asia STM journals to be indexed in international databases
– Presenters: YoonSang Cho(Korea)

Parallel Session 2 (APAME)
Chair: Nicholas Tally (Australia) How to make my journal more successful
– Presenters: Nicholas Tally (Australia), Peter L Munk (Canada), Trevor Lane (COPE)
11:00 – 12:00Parallel Session 3 (CASE)
Chair: Komang G Wiryawan (Indonesia) National editors’ associations and Regional networks
– Presenter: Komang G Wiryawan (Indonesia), Edy Soewono (Indonesia), Lukman (Indonesia)
Parallel Session 4 (APAME)
Chair: Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore) Peer review concepts, models and updates
– Presenters: Jose FF Lapena (Philippines), Burmaajav Burmaajav (Mongolia), Saw Aik (Malaysia), Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)
12:00 -12:45LunchTurnover ceremony of APAME Presidency (Ballroom II)
12:45 -13:30General Assembly of CASE
 Ballroom 1Ballroom 2
13:30 – 14:30Parallel Session 5 (CASE)
Chair: Ramanathan Subramaniam (Singapore) Open access and open research collaboration
– Presenters: Ramanathan Subramaniam (Singapore), TaeSul Seo (Korea)
Parallel Session 6(APAME)
Chair: Qian Qing (China) Issues in medical publishing
– Presenters: Qian Qing (China), In Hong Choi (Korea), Shamima Parvin Lasker (Bangladesh)
14:30 – 15:30Group meetings (1-2)
“How to develop science journals in Asia”
Group 1: Agricultural and Natural science editors,
Chair: Cheol Heui Yun (Korea)
Group 2: Engineering editors
Chair: JinnIl Choi (Korea)
Group meetings (3-4)
Group 3: Medical Health editors
Chair: JeongWook Seo (Korea)
Group 4: Social Science and other areas
Chair: Jaka Sriyana (Indonesia)
15:30 – 16:00Presentation of the group meeting summary
16:00 – 17:00Closing ceremony
– Sadjuga(Director of Intellectual Property Management)
Awards of presentation

Case board meeting
2018-2020 board meeting July 19, 14:30-15:30 Room F


Day 3 (July 20, 2018)

Jakarta CITY TOUR (Tentative) Organized by CASE

Cost: 70 USD (Minimum participant: 20 people)

Organized by


Organizing Committee

– General Chair : Banh Tien LONG (President, Vietnam), Wilfred Peh (President, Singapore)

– Member: Hyungsun KIM (Secretary General, Korea)
Komang WIRYAWAN (Chair, Information & Publication Committee, Indonesia),
Saw Aik (APAME secretary general, Malaysia),
Seo Jeong-Wook (APAME executive vice-president, Korea),
Jose Lapena (APAME immediate past president, Philippines),
Vivi Setiaway (APAME board director, Indonesia)

Program Committee

– Chair: Sun Huh (Chair of Education and Training Committee of CASE, Korea)

– Member: Vivi Setiaway (APAME board director, Indonesia)
Komang WIRYAWAN (Chair of Information and Publication Committee, Local host, Indonesia)
Racheal Lammey (Crossref, U.K.)

Local Committee

– Chairman: Komang G. Wiryawan

– Vice chairman: Vivi Setiawaty

– Secretary: Sri Suharti

– Secretariat: Irma Nuranthy Purnama

– Treasurer & Funding: Tuti Suryati

– Scientific committee: Vivi Setiawaty

– Conference program: Indah Wijayanti

– Refreshment: Sri Rahayu

Conference secretary

Hea Kyong KIM (case@asianeditor.org)

Sponsored by

Location and Transportation

Location: IPB International Convention Center, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia Botani Square Building JL.Raya Padjajaran – Bogor
+62 251 8400658 (HUNTING)
+62 251 8400659

There are regular buses every 30 min from airport to convention center.
It takes 1,5-3 hours to get to Bogor depend on the traffic condition.
It costs Rp 55,000 or $ 4,5 (regular bus) and Rp 75,000 or $ 6 (royal bus).
There will be some students waiting at the exit door with CASE-APAME sign to guide delegates to get the bus.
Some students will wait the delegates at the bus station in bogor and take them to the hotel.


One night accommodation for editors from Asean countries will be provided by Indonesia Government.
* We booked already 80 rooms for 160 people based on double occupancy.

– Accommodation in IPB International Convention Center

– Fave Hotel Padjajaran Bogor

– Hotel Santika Bogor

– Amaroossa Royal Bogor

– Permata Hotel, Bogor

– Grand Savero Hotel, Bogor

– Amaris Hotel Padjajaran Bogor

– Hotel Royal Bogor

– Hotel Salak The Heritage