This is the 2nd e-conference organised by the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, which utilises technology in an effort to promote internationalisation.

The conference invites academics, researchers from a variety of disciplines across the Sciences and Social Sciences to share their research, ideas and findings. As a renowned academic institution, UPSI believes that innovative research, intellectual skills and creative ideas in various fields are essential for the development of an optimistic, humane and healthy society. The conference provides a conducive and knowledgeable environment to foster international dialogue and social networks in an effort to promote, maintain and strengthen the development of cross-disciplinary academic disciplines globally.


To promote transdisciplinary scholarship
To generate resources for publishing articles in journals to improve the Key Performance Index (KPI) of the university.
To share the research results and their contribution to the existing fields of knowledge.
To promote international cross-disciplinary academic dialogue.
To strengthen international networking.
To promote UPSI globally.


The Faculty of Music and Performing Arts of Sultan Idris Education University will host an INTERNATIONAL TRANSDISCIPLINARY IN PERFORMING ARTS CONFERENCE 2021 (InTransPAC 2021) from 18-19 August 2021

Date : 18-19 August 2021 (Wednesday-Thursday)
Time : 9.00 a.m – 4.30 p.m
Venue : e-conference (Cisco Webex Meeting)

Theme: Envisioning The Future


Type of publications:

a) The conference proceedings contain all articles that will be published electronically through the website of the International Transdisciplinary in Performing Arts Conference 2021

b) UPSI Journal (refereed journal) which will publish selected articles that have gone through the review process


Performing Arts Education

  • Teaching and Learning in the Performing Arts
  • Theatre Education
  • Dance Education
  • Music Education
  • Gender Studies and the Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts and Sports
  • Performing Arts and Science


  • Sustainability of local cultural heritage and natural environment
  • Empowering local economy and enterpreneurship
  • Sustainable Development Goal and Performing Arts
  • Ecology and Performing Arts


  • Performing Arts and ritual
  • Indigenous Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts and sociology of religion


  • Travel, security, health, safety
  • Socialisation and intercultural environment
  • Exoticization and objectification of culture
  • Performing Arts and globalisation
  • Sustainable tourism: Urban Tourism and Cultural Heritage
  • Zero Waste

Arts and Nation Building

  • Performing Arts policies
  • Cultural policies and heritagisation
  • Language and intercultural environment
  • Technological development in Performing Arts
  • Work Employment and industrial relations
  • Law and Performing Arts
  • Performing Arts and Business


Dr. Gabriel Roosmargo Lono Lastoro Simatupang

Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

Dr. Kathy Foley

University of California, Santa Cruz, USA



Website announcement: 30 April 2021
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2021 10 June 2021
Notification of acceptance: 9 July 2021
Video and poster submission: 22 July 2021
Registration and payment: 9 August 2021


PRESENTER: RM 150 (UPSI Refereed Journal)



  1. All paper presentations will be delivered via a pre-recorded 15 minute video presentation to be followed by a 5 minute question and answer session.
  2. Presenters are required to submit the video presentation in MP4 format before 9 August 2021.
  3. The conference link will be provided by the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts of Sultan Idris Education University via email after registration is complete and payment has been made.


  1. The presentation video should contain presentation slides. The maximum duration of the presentation video is 15 minutes.
  2. The first slide should include the title of the presentation, the presenter’s name, the presenter’s affiliation, and a photo of the presenter.
  3. English is the official language of the conference, however, presenters may choose to deliver their papers in Bahasa Melayu. All abstracts and presentation slides are to be submitted in English.


Faculty of Music and Performing Arts
Sultan Idris Education University
35900 Tanjong Malim
Perak, Malaysia
Telephone: +605 – 450 6702
Fax: +605 – 458 3602

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