Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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  1. Where and when is SEAMREEC 2023 taking place?
    • The conference will be held in the city of Sorsogon in Sorsogon Province, Philippines, from 1-4 March 2023.
  2. What is the official language of SEAMREEC 2023?
    • English is the official language of the conference. Interpreting or translation services are not be offered during the conference.
  3. Is SEAMREEC 2023 an in-person, hybrid or online conference?
    • Despite the ongoing COVID-9 pandemic, the conference will be held entirely in an in-person model following the minimum health protocol. However, request for the hybrid may be entertained.
  4. Will COVID-19 measures be taken during the conference?
    • The conference organizer will ensure that all applicable and legal COVID-19 measures are appropriately taken at the time of the conference. 
  5. Is there a registration fee to attend SEAMREEC 2023?
    • Yes. For more information about the registration fees, see this page.
  6. What does the registration fee include?
  7. Is the registration fee refundable?


  1. Where can I access the Call for Papers?
  2. Where and how do I submit my paper?
  3. When is the deadline for paper abstract submission?
    • The deadline for full paper submissions is 30 January 2023 at 23h59. The Time Zone used for the deadline is (GMT+8)
  4. In which language should I submit my paper?
    • You must submit your paper in English, which is the official language of the conference.
  5. When do I know if my paper was accepted?
    • The paper decision notification and the reviews will be sent to all authors by email within two weeks after abstract submission.
  6. If my paper is accepted, do I have to present it at the conference?
    • Yes. Authors must be prepared to present their paper on any day of the conference. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in removal of the paper from the conference proceedings.
  7. Do I have to pay any fee to publish my paper?
    • No. If your paper is accepted for publication, the conference organizers cover the publication fee.
  8. May I submit my paper to more than one Track?
    • Yes. Researcher may submit a maximum of two (2) abstract for a track as the lead author or as a co-author in the conference.
  9. Can I submit multiple papers?
    • Yes. You can submit up to two(2) different papers.
  10. Can I submit papers which are under review somewhere else?
    • Yes. Submission to the conference is only for the purpose of presentation to the intended international audience. However, if the paper intends to get publish in the conference proceedings, submissions must not be concurrently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  11. What is the purpose of submitting the full paper?
    • The SEAMREEC Committee require the full paper for the purpose of selection of the “Best Conference Paper” award for each of the identified track.
  12. When will be the deadline of the full paper submission?
    • Full paper submission will be required upon notification of acceptance. All papers considered for the award will be sent on or before January 30, 2023 via email.
  13. I want to withdraw my paper. How can I do that?
    • Please notify the Program Committee Chairs via [email protected] that you want to withdraw your papers. Authors are free to withdraw their paper at any stage, as long as they provide a reason for such. 
  14. How will my paper be reviewed?
    • All papers submitted within the deadline will undergo an initial screening process. The screening process will focus on issues such as plagiarism, papers not written in English or that do not match the conference scope, and other issues. Following the screening process, a double-blind peer review process by the Program Committee Members (reviewers) will take place.
  15. Are Track Chairs allowed to submit papers?
    • Yes. Track Chairs can submit papers if they wish to do so. These papers will undergo the same screening and review processes. However, if a Track Chairs submits to their own track, the paper will be handled by the other Chair. If both Chairs are co-authors, this paper will be handled by the Program Committee Chairs instead.
  16. As an author, can I suggest reviewers for my paper?
    • No. You can, however, indicate people who would like to review papers for the conference. To do so, please email [email protected]. We very much appreciate new reviewers on board.