Abstract Submission Deadline
30 July 2022  (Deadline Extended)

Abstract Acceptance Notification 
3 August 2022 (Deadline Extended)

Registration and Payment Deadline
6 August 2022 (Deadline Extended)

Last Date of Payment for Early Bird
16 July 2022

Guidelines for Abstracts / Full Paper for MAAL Asia Pacific Conference 2022

Instructions for Potential Presenters

Please submit your abstract through the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION portal at the main tab.


  • Click HERE for the Abstract format
  • Click HERE for the Conference Paper format

We welcome and appreciate requests for presentation of additional papers. Minimal handling fees of RM100 per additional paper for PHYSICAL Participation and RM50 per additional paper for VIRTUAL Participation apply.

Full-paper submission

Selected full papers presented at the conference will be published in the following journals:

  1. GEMA Online® (WOS and Scopus-indexed)

Selected papers will be considered for the Special Section in GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies For more information, please visit the journal website. To download the style sheet of this journal, you may click here

  1. ASEAN Journal of Applied Linguistics (ASJAL)

The ASEAN Journal of Applied Linguistics (ASJAL) is a journal of the Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL) that caters to applied linguistics researchers in Malaysia, the ASEAN region and beyond. It is published online annually, is blind-refereed and has an international editorial board. Its aim is to disseminate applied linguistics research carried out mainly in the ASEAN region and to encourage discussion and collaboration between applied linguists in the region and internationally. Publication is free of charge. The website of this journal is now under construction; however, the submission guidelines can be downloaded here

  1. Journal of Language and Communication (JLC, indexed in MyCite).

The Journal of Language and Communication (JLC) is the official journal of Universiti Putra Malaysia published by UPM Press. It is an open access online journal which is free of charge. It covers the discipline(s) or sub-discipline(s) of Arts and Humanities (Languages & Linguistics) and Social Sciences (Media & communication). Before submitting their full paper, authors are requested to follow the submission guidelines of this journal available here.

Please email your conference papers and /or full papers to and copy to

The full-paper submission deadline is 15/9/2022