PENANG INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HOSPITALITY (PItCH 2019)
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2nd NATIONAL HEALTHCARE FOOD SERVICE CONFERENCE (NHFSC)

7 – 8 OCTOBER 2019 | UiTM PENANG BRANCH

WELCOME TO PItCH AND NHFSC 2019

The Centre of Hotel and Tourism Management Studies, UiTM Pulau Pinang Branch in partnership with the Malaysian Healthcare Food Service Society are pleased to announced the Penang International Conference on Hospitality (PItCH 2019) and The 2nd National Healthcare Food Service Conference (NHFSC) which will be held on the 7 th and 8th of October 2019 at the Universiti Teknologi MARA Pulau Pinang Branch, Permatang Pauh Campus.

The conference aims to integrate practitioner, academician, professionals, scholars and members to exchange of ideas and keep up-to-date with the latest development in hospitality, healthcare , food service and tourism.

THEME :

TOWARDS A THRIVING HOSPITALITY AND HEALTHCARE FOOD SERVICE

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AREAS & SCOPE

The topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Foodservice system and technology
  • Tourism, wellness and hospitality
  • Hospitality management
  • Healthcare management
  • Technology and information system in hospitality
  • MICE, Special Event and Sport Foodservice
  • Halal/Sharia Compliant Foodservice
  • Quality Management in Hospitality and Foodservice
  • Or any topics that relevant to the conference objective / theme.

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PUBLICATION

Forthcoming authors are invited to submit your research paper. Although Bahasa Malaysia is the medium of communication, all the papers must be written and presented in English. All accepted papers will be peer-reviewed and published in one of these journals;

  • Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts indexed by Asean Citation Index (ACI)
  • ESTEEM Journal of Social Science and Humanities, indexed by MYJurnal or Social and Management Research Journal, indexed by (MyCite)

Submission of the paper implies that it has not been published before and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The publication of the paper is approved by the co-authors. The author and co-authors are responsible to get the copyrights of all information contained in the article.

IMPORTANT DATE & REGISTRATION FEE

REGISTRATION AS PRESENTER 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION SISTEM

  1. All presenters are required to complete their registration by using a conference registration sysem. The URL for our system
    http://pitch.net.my/registration
  2. All matters with regards to the uploading of paper. status of acceptance and payment will be handled through this system.
  3. In the event of any problems during the registration process, do not hesitate to email us at registration@pitch.net.my.

REGISTRATION AS PARTICIPANT

If you register as participant ( not presenting any paper) please fill in this form. Our registration secretariat will contact you.

Register as Participant : <<click here>>

If you have any questions, please contact our Registration Committee

Nurul’Aishah@N Zakaria
012-2171478

PAYMENT INSTRUCTION

All presenters and co-presenters must make fee payments by 16th August 2019 in order to attend the event. However, if you wish to enjoy the early bird fees, the payment must be made by 12th July 2019. 2. Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee accordingly. Payment must be made by bank draft / money order / local order / bank-in and made payable to:

Name    : Persatuan Healthcare Foodservice Malaysia
Bank     : CIMB
Acc No :  80-0544988-0

Please upload the proof of payment on the PItCH 2019 conference system by 16th August 2019 in order for your paper to be published in the PItCH 2019 and 2nd NHFSC 2019 e-proceeding. The PItCH and 2nd NHFSC 2019 committee shall not be responsible for unsuccessful transaction due to participant’s negligence. Please be informed that the organizer reserves the right to reject the participation of any individual who does not meet the stipulate payment requirements.

Any inquiries regard to payment, you may contact the secretariat at UiTM Pulau Pinang”
Telephone : +6(04) 382 2888 (attention to Dr. Anderson Ngelambong)
Email: anderson@uitm.edu.my

VENUE

Universiti Teknologi MARA
Penang Branch
Jalan Permatang Pauh
13500 Permatang Pauh
Penang

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VENUE

Universiti Teknologi MARA
Penang Branch
Jalan Permatang Pauh
13500 Permatang Pauh
Penang

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Hotel UiTM
UiTM Pulau Pinang
Jalan Permatang Pauh
Front Office : 04-382 3888
04-382 3711

Hotel Ixora
Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya
13600 Perai, Penang
Website : www.ixorahotel.com
Phone: +60 4 382 8888
Fax: +60 4 382 8800

The Light Hotel
Lebuh Tenggiri 2, Bandar Seberang Jaya,
13700 Seberang Jaya, Penang, Malaysia.
T +604 382 1111  F +604 399 9333
Website : www.thelighthotelpg.com

Hotel Sunway
11, Lebuh Tenggiri Dua
Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya,
13700 Seberang Jaya, Penang
Website : seberangjaya.sunwayhotels.com
Phone:  +60 4 370 7788  Fax : +60 4 370 0555

CONTACT US

For further inquiries, you may contact the respective Chairman:

PItCH 2019

Prof. Madya Dr. Hashim Fadzil Ariffin (+6012-3856140)
PItCH Chairman
Fax No: +604-382 3681 (Center of Study) / 382 3687 (Hotel)

Email: hashim@uitm.edu.my

2nd NHFSC

Puan Kufrizan Kubut(+6012-250 8102)
President-Malaysian Association of Healthcare Foodservice
Fax No: +603-88925611 (Attention to Puan Kufrizan Kubut)

Email: miezayu@yahoo.com

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