AicE-Bs: Background

Updated: 19 Feb 2019

The M1iCES (Malaysia’s 1st International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies) officially soft-launched by Malaysian Director General, Womens Development Department, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development during 1nCEBS (14-15 November 2009) had been renamed the ASIA Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies (AicE-Bs).  AicE-Bs conference themes address Environment-Behaviour issues affecting the Asia/Pacific region. In particular, on issues affecting the Asian communities living in both Asian and non-Asian countries. Issues affecting non-Asian communities are also most welcome.

Prior to 2014,AicE-Bs were organised annually by cE-Bs in collaboration with ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) /AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers) and non-ASEAN ajE-Bs / jABs Editorial Board member’s establishment (as the National Conference now renamed Asian Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies – AcE-Bs shall be held in Asian members’ countries). Post 2014, all conferences shall be fully managed by emAs (AMER Event Management Services), under emAs emAs Resources.

Thus far, the AicE-Bs were organised at venues as follows:-

1st AicE-Bs2010Kuching, Malaysia, 07-09 Dec 2010

2nd AicE-Bs2011Famagusta, North Cyprus, 07-09 Dec 2011

3rd AicE-Bs2012Cairo, Egypt, 31 Oct-02 Nov 2012

4th AicE-Bs2013London, United Kingdom, 04-06 Sep 2013

5th AicE-Bs2014Berlin, Germany, 24 – 26 Feb 2014

6th AicE-Bs2015Bacelona, Spain, 31 Aug – 05 Sep 2015

7th AicE-Bs2016Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 27-30 Jul 2016

8th AicE-Bs2018 Sheffield, UK, 14-15 Jul 2018

Prior to 2015 all AicE-Bs Proceedings were published and accessible online in Elsevier’s Procedia Social and Behavioural Sciences in, which were also  indexed in Thomsom Reuters (TR) CPCI, in their Web of Science (WoS). Post 2015, under the initiative by emAs, future proceedings shall be published in the E-BPJ (Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal) by the e-IPH (International Publishing House, UK), currently indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (WoS), DOAJ and scienceOPEN. Selected conference papers extended by 30% into articles shall be published in either ajE-Bs, jABs, AjBeS or AjQoL