2nd MIHA International Students Symposium

“Nurturing our Future Leaders - Mainstreaming Industrial Hygiene”

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

Location : Safir II, Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

The Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (MIHA) is delighted to invite you to attend the International Students Symposium 2018.


This biennial symposium is a major highlight in the MIHA ICE calendar and will be attended by local and international university students studying in Industrial Hygiene (IH) related field.


Discover interesting industrial hygiene research showcased in the research posters, and experience a unique opportunity to meet IH future leaders and personally discuss their research interests.


MIHA also invites students to submit poster presentations for consideration at the ISS 2018. Posters addressing the conference theme of “Nurturing our Future Leaders – Mainstreaming Industrial Hygiene” are encouraged, however, all posters within the field of industrial hygiene are also welcomed. Submit your abstract (not more than 300 words) to committee@mihaice.miha2u.org


Prizes and awards will be presented at the conclusion of the conference in recognition of the three most outstanding poster presentations. ISS 2018 is designed to provide students with experience organizing and giving a formal presentation for a critical audience, as preparation for future professional careers. It is an excellent opportunity to learn from fellow students and network with other researchers of the same interest.

Program Objectives

  1. To promote sharing on continual development in Industrial Hygiene to future IH Professionals.
  2. Additional learning for students who are joining the Conference.
  3. Better networking opportunities for students in the region.
  4. Opportunities for students to share their experience and research.


To be eligible for the competition, students:

  1. must be an undergraduate or graduate student and must be either the first author or the sole author on the poster presentation,
  2. must register for and attend the ISS 2018 on 23rd Oct 2018 and
  3. must follow the required guidelines for poster submission.


Selected posters will have opportunity for an oral presentation during the ISS 2018.

Student’s contact information will not be published in the conference program and will only be used for the purpose of the ISS 2018 student poster competition. If you have questions about the poster competition, please contact committee@mihaice.miha2u.org.


The title and abstract of your poster must not exceed 300 words.

You must also include the names and affiliations of the researchers involved.

If you intend to submit more than one posters, please submit them separately.




The deadline is 11:59 p.m. (GMT +8.0), 31st August 2018. Acceptance notifications will be sent by 10th September 2018. All posters will be reviewed to determine acceptance. If accepted to present, any author presenting must register for ISS 2018. Failure to register will result in the accepted presentation being omitted from the symposium program.

Each student will be assigned to and interviewed by two judges and the poster will be critiqued separately. Other interested ISS attendees are also welcomed to browse the displayed posters, ask questions to the student presenters. The best three posters with the highest score will receive awards



Who to attend

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students studying any industrial hygiene-related fields


  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Health
  • Safety and Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Ergonomic
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology

Date & Fees

Deadline Registration

30th September 2018



RM185.00 / USD 50.00


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Attention : Megat Azman Megat Mokhtar / Dr Ismaniza Ismail