Welcome to the TOMSY2022

The 3rd Tropical Ocean and Marine Sciences International Symposium (TOMSY2022) is a biannually scientific event hosted by The Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. This symposium aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of ocean and marine sciences especially in the tropical areas. With the theme “Ocean Research for a Sustainable Future”, the organizing committee are pleased to invite you to participate in TOMSY2022 which will be held through hybrid on 06 and 07 November 2022.

The scientific programme includes keynote, invited and oral presentations.

The topics to be covered but not limited are:

Coastal and Shelf Seas Dynamics

Coastal Geomorphology

Biological Oceanography

Marine Engineering and Technology

Ocean Biogeochemistry

Marine Data Management

Fisheries Oceanography

Marine Endangered Species

Marine Geology and Seabed Mapping

Marine Biology

Marine Pollution

Coral Reef Ecology

Satellite Oceanography, Remote Sensing and GIS

Ocean Governance

Ocean Literature

 Blue Economy

Marine Repository

Marine Coastal and Delta Sustainability for Southeast Asia (MARE)

Event Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dr. Biswajeet Pradhan

Remote Sensing & Natural Hazard & Environmental Modelling Applications (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Plenary Speaker

Prof. Dr. Wan Izatul Asma binti Wan Talaat

Ocean Governance (Head of Centre for Ocean Governance, INOS)

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Salvatore Aricò

Climate Change, Biodiversity (Senior Programme Specialist for Biodiversity Assessments and Inter-Agency Coordination, UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector)

Plenary Speaker

Dato' Ir. Nor Hisham bin Mohd Ghazali

Hydrology (Director General of National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM))

Plenary Speaker

Prof. Shing Yip (Joe) Lee

Ecosystem Ecology (Simon F S Li Marine Science Lab, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Get your Seat



RM 400 (Student) . --- RM 700 (Local)
  • Attendance certificate
  • Two Day Symposium Ticket
  • Networking


USD 200 (Student) . --- USD 350 (Others)
  • Attendance certificate
  • Two Day Symposium Ticket
  • Networking

Additional Paper

RM 200 (Local) .... --- USD100 (International)
  • Participant/Student
  • Additional paper slot
  • Networking


RM 400 (Local) .... --- USD 250 (International)
  • Non presenting participant
  • Listener slot
  • Networking

*EARLY BIRD for 20 early entries will get FREE SEATS for a field trip to Setiu Wetlands.

Important Dates


Abstract deadline:

20 September 2022


Abstract notification of acceptance:

27 September 2022


Payment deadline:

01 October 2022


Additional paper submission deadline:

01 October 2022


Symposium dates:

06 - 07 November 2022

Get to the venue

UMT Convention Centre, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu


Get Direction to UMT Convention Centre

UMT Convention Centre, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia

Contact Us

Secretariat TOMSY2022
Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, MALAYSIA
Tel: +609-6683178
Fax: +609-6692166

Email: inos.tomsy@gmail.com / tomsy@umt.edu.my

Website UMT: http://www.umt.edu.my

Website INOS: https://inos.umt.edu.my

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inosumt

Working hours:
Sunday – Wednesday : 08:00AM – 04:45PM
Thursday : 08:00AM – 04:30PM

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