Call for Papers


INHAC 2016 accepts papers in English, Arabic and Malay Language.


Conference Theme

"Bridging academic & global halal industry"


Topic & Sub-Theme

We welcome both empirical and theoretical papers that fall within but not limited to the followings sub-themes:

1. Halal Food & Safety

  • Halal Food
  • Halal Ingredients
  • Halal Testing
  • Halal Animal Feed
  • Halal Slaughtering


2.   Halal Services

  • Halal Logistics
  • Halal Pharmaceuticals
  • Halal Tourism & Hospitality
  • Halal Financing
  • Halal Consumerism


3. Halal Business & Industry

  • Halal Cosmetics
  • Halal Retailing
  • Halal Warehousing
  • Halal & Business Ethics
  • Halal Transportation
  • Halal Supply Chain
  • Halal Packaging
  • Halal Businesses & Halal Auditing


4. Halal Standard & Policy

  • Halal Auditing
  • Halal Standards & Policies
  • Halal & Governance
  • Halal Quality Assurance
  • Halal and Legal / Regulatory Framework
  • Shariah Compliance and Shariah Governance Issues


5. Halal Research & Education

  • Ethical Issues in Halal Products
  • Halal and Curriculum Development
  • Halal Textile 

or any other relevant topics.



Submission Format

Submissions should be made in the form of MS Word files.

Click for INHAC 2016 Abstract Guideline Template or INHAC 2016 Full Paper Guideline Template

All submitted INHAC 2016 papers will be peer reviewed. Those interested to present papers at INHAC 2016 must submit abstract through the online submission system by the Conference Bay Management System. 




Modes of Presentation

1) Oral Presentation

2) Poster Presentation

3) Virtual Presentation*


Languages for Presentation & Paper Submission

1) English

2) Arabic

3) Malay



  • Laptop and LCD projector shall be provided for oral presentation.
  • Push pins or velcro will be provided to attach posters to the boards.


*Guidelines for Virtual Presentation

Some of you might be unable to make the trip to conference to present your paper in person, due to some restrictions or reasons. Virtual presentations would allow you to have the same publication opportunities as regular presenters. You may therefore register for a virtual presenter and present your paper virtually by following the guidelines below:

  • Submit your full paper according to full paper template for the conference before the due date.
  • Register and make payment via INHAC 2016 online registration system.
  • Prepare your pre-recorded presentation video for the duration of 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Presentation video should contain of you presenting in person, with your presentation slides written and presented in English, Arabic or Malay.
  • Kindly e-mail your video to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • A notification of acceptance will be sent to you upon receipt of your video.
  • Your presentation video shall be played in a slot allocated for your paper.
  • Following the conference, you will be mailed a conference pack including a printed receipt of payment, certificate of participation, and a printed copy of the conference programs. For this purpose, we would advise presenters to complete their personal profile particulars in INHAC 2016 online Registration System.



* Journal Special Issue for INHAC2016

• Selected papers will be published in Special Issue of:

(i) indexed journal (ISI/SCOPUS) - Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities; or

(ii) refereed journal - Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies - JCIS.

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