26-28 JULY 2023

Digital Futures International Congress (DIFCON 2023) is organized by Multimedia University (MMU). DIFCON provides a multidisciplinary platform for gathering scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds to disseminate ongoing research related to digital futures of our society, following the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”


Advancing Sustainable Development for a Resilient Future

Co-located Conferences:


Multimedia University Engineering Conference


International Conference on Communication, Language, Education and Social Sciences


International Conference on Computer, Information Technology and Intelligent Computing


International Conference On Law And Digitalisation


International Conference on Technology and Innovation Management


International Conference on Creative Multimedia

  • Engineering & Technology

  • Communication

  • Language

  • Education

  • Social Sciences

  • Computer Sciences

  • Information Technology

  • Information Systems

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Intelligent Computing

  • Law

  • Legal

  • Creative Multimedia

  • Creative Industries

  • Technology & Innovation Management

* Topics of interest of the co-located conferences of DIFCON are including but not limited to the above.

* Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to the conference.

* All manuscripts must be written in English and be formatted as per the template in the submission guideline.


All accepted papers will be published in indexed journals (subject to meeting individual journals requirement) or proceedings. Following are participating journals:

  • Journal of System and Management Sciences (JSMS); ISSN:1816-6075 e-ISSN:1818-0523; SCOPUS

  • Journal of Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (JLISS); ISSN:2409-2665; SCOPUS

  • International Journal of Technology (IJTech);ISSN : 2086-9614; SCOPUS

  • Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy (JTDE); ISSN 2203-1693; SCOPUS

  • Journal of Engineering Technology and Applied Physics (JETAP); eISSN: 2682-8383; MyCite, MyJurnal

  • International Journal on Robotics, Automation and Sciences (IJORAS); eISSN: 2682-860X; MyJurnal

  • Journal of Informatics and Web Engineering (JIWE); eISSN: 2821-370X; MyJurnal


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Prof. Sara A. Abdoh

Benha University, Egypt

Prof. Sara A. Abdoh is an award-winning art historian and the head of department of Sculpture, Architectural Formation and Restoration, Faculty of Applied Arts, BU, Egypt. She is also a Coordinator of the Professional Diploma “Architectural Sculpture Restoration”. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University and got a Master’s degree and a PhD in the History of Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Egypt. She is a reviewer for scientific journals and international conferences in Japan, US, UK, China, Croatia, India, Portugal, South Africa and Greece. Abdoh is a Member of Editorial Board of several International scientific journals. She has publications in various international conferences and journals. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is a supervisor of several post-graduate theses.

Title: Art, Digital technology and Sustainability

Prof. Dr. Nafarizal bin Nayan

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Nafarizal Nayan is a professor of plasma nano processing and diagnostics at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. He graduated his B. Eng., M. Eng. and D. Eng. degrees from the Plasma Nanotechnology Research Center of Nagoya University, Japan in 2003, 2005, and 2008, respectively. Prof. Nafarizal’s research interest is on plasma diagnostics, plasma processing, and thin film deposition. He has been engaged in the research of the characterization and designing of low-temperature plasma systems using vacuum and non-vacuum methods. To date, he is the author and co-author of more than 80 ISI-journal papers, 130 reviewed journal papers and more than 200 conference papers. His permanent position is at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Currently, he holds the position of Director at Research Management Centre (RMC) in UTHM. In 2019, Prof. Nafarizal received “Nagoya University Award for Contributions to International Exchange” in recognition of his endeavors to establish the NUAL-Malaysia Branch. He is also active as the executive committee member for IEEE Electron Device Society Malaysia, IEEE Sensors & Nanotechnology Council Malaysia Joint Chapter and Malaysia Nanotechnology Association. He was also a member of Young Scientists Network – Akademi Sains Malaysia (YSN-ASM).

Oliva Nalwadda

Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety, UZIMA ARI Uganda

Oliva Nalwadda is a Ugandan Based Researcher, Public Health Advocate and Youth Activist with keen interest in Road Safety Promotion and Awareness, Women’s Mental Health, and Disability Inclusion. She is the founder of UZIMA ARI Uganda, a community based, non-profit organization that aims at empowering youth to lead local actions geared towards the realization of the 20230 Global Agenda. Oliva serves on the youth leadership board of the Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety, a founding member of the International Violence Abuse and Mental Health Network (iVAMHN) and an SDG 11 youth champion. She is a published author with several publications in several international scientific journals and has made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. Oliva holds a Msc. in Population Health, a MSc. in Global Health and Social Justice and a Bsc. in Psychology. Her vision is to revitalize global and multistakeholder partnerships for Sustainable Development with particular interest in diverse and equitable programming.


Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Manjeevan Singh Seera

Deputy Head of School (Research), School of Business, Monash University

Ir. Dr. Manjeevan Singh Seera is a highly accomplished academic and industry professional, currently serving as an Associate Professor in Business Analytics and Deputy Head of School (Research) at the School of Business in Monash University Malaysia. He earned his Ph.D. in Computational Intelligence from Universiti Sains Malaysia and has published 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in his field. With more than 17 years of experience in academia and industry, Manjeevan has established himself as an expert in his field. Prior to his current role, he served as a Data Analytics Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia and gained extensive experience in the electronic manufacturing industries working with prominent companies like Intel and Flextronics. Manjeevan's research focuses on machine learning principles and applications in finance and engineering, with a particular interest in developing advanced machine learning models for Fintech applications. His current research work centers around the detection and prediction of fraudulent financial transactions. His dedication and contributions to the field of business analytics have earned him high regard among his peers and students alike.

Title: The Intersection of Machine Learning, Sustainability, and Social Sciences: Pioneering a New Frontier for a Better Future


Advisors: Prof. Ir. Dr. Zulfadzli Bin Yusoff and Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Bin Abdul Rashid
General Chair: Prof. Ir. Dr. Tso Chih Ping
General Co-Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamarulzaman Bin Ab Aziz
General Secretariat Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Azlina Binti Ab Aziz
General Keynote Chair : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fazly Salleh Bin Abas
General Keynote Co-Chair : Ms. Norzarina Binti Md Yatim
General Publicity Chair: Dr. Khair Razlan Bin Othman
General Publicity Co-Chair: Mr. Tan Gek Siang
General Web Management System Chair : Ts. Dr. Sumendra A/L Yogarayan