COMBATTING PREDATORY ACADEMIC JOURNALS AND CONFERENCES Predatory Academic Practices: Regional Perspectives and Learning (Asia)
International Webinar

Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Researchers and other interested parties are kindly invited to participate in a free International Webinar organized by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), the Association of Academies and Societies of Science in Asia (AASSA), and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI), to discuss learning from the study IAP ’ s study on these practices.

Webinar objectives:

  1. To raise awareness of predatory journals and conferences in the region
  2. To help researchers practice due diligence to minimise their (and their students’) risk
  3. To discuss the threat of predatory practices and why addressing them is so important
  4. To preview some of the recommendations of the IAP study on predatory academic practices

Please register as soon as possible to: and kindly share this information with your academy membership and wider networks.

Indicative Program (all times are local Jakarta)

13:00-13:10 Welcome and introduction: AASSA /AIPI Presidents, Professor Bin Tariq Co-Chair of IAP Study

Short pre-webinar poll to assist webinar evaluation

13:10-13:30 Introducing predatory journals and conferences: learning from the IAP
study by IAP Working Group members

3:30-14:20 Perspectives on predatory academic practices in Asia Moderated by Dr. Tracey Elliott, IAP Project Director, and Dr. Finarya Legoh, Head of International Relations, AIPI

  • Professor Lai Meng Looi, IAP Working Group member (Malaysia),
  • Professor Shaher Momani, IAP Working Group member (Jordan)
  • Professor Abdullah Shams Bin Tariq, Co-Chair of IAP Working Group (Bangladesh)
  • Professor Terry Mart, University of Indonesia / Indonesian Academy of Sciences
  • Professor Anjana Singh, University of Tribhuvan / Nepal Academy of Science & Technology
  • Professor Cheol-Heui YUN, Seoul National University / Council of Asian Science Editors
  • Professor Manoj Patairiya, Adviser, Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India
  • Dr. Berry Juliandi, University of IPB / Indonesian Academy of Young Scientists

14:20-14:50 Moderated Q&A with online registrants

14:50-15:00 Closing Remarks

  • Forthcoming IAP report and IAP small grants programme
  • A call to action: countering predatory academic practices in Asia and globally
  • Short post-webinar survey to assist webinar evaluation

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Webinar, Webinar Organizing Committee