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Monday, September 15, 2008


The Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) or PLANNING MALAYSIA JOURNAL (ISSN 16756215) is a refereed and multidisciplinary journal related to theory, experiments, research, and development, applications of ICT, and practices of planning and development worldwide. The objective of the Journal is to promote activities of town planning, governance, engineering and environmental design through dialogue and exchange of views concerning the built environment and sustainability.

MIP welcomes any news, feature articles, or peer reviewed articles (including book review, software review, etc.) for publication. All articles should be an original work by the author(s).

MIP has the pleasure to invite you to contribute to its scientific refereed journal. The Journal covers the following areas:

Town Planning
Regional Planning
Resource and Environmental Planning
Urban Design
Environmental Conservation and Design
Habitat and Housing
Urban Development and Processes
Transportation Planning and Traffic Management/Engineering
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Planning Support Systems (PSS)
E-Planning and any ICT applications in Urban and Regional Planning
Sustainable Development
Community and Social Planning
Good governance practices
Universal Planning and Design (disability, bearer free, etc.)
Environmental Sciences and Engineering in Planning (including initiatives and studies on low carbon, zero discharged, global warming, etc.)
Any specific themes such as Knowledge Cities, Safe Cities, Livable Cities, New Urbanism, MDGs, Agenda21, etc.
Other than above but of the interest of MIP and Town Planning Profession

Interested authors are invited to submit their contribution. Manuscripts should be sent in a digital form (softcopy) by using CD/DVD or via electronic mail to or Article should generally be no more than 8000 words. Each manuscript should have a title page and an abstract of about 150 words. The title page should contain the title, full name(s), designation(s), organizational affiliation(s), a contact address, and an email address. Articles should also be submitted in a digital form (softcopy) by using a diskette or via electronic mail to: All articles are received on the understanding that they are not under concurrent consideration at another journal. Exclusive copyright of accepted manuscripts shall be assigned to the Publisher (i.e. the MIP), and in consideration for this, two copies of the current Journal will be provided for each article. Additional reprints of articles can be ordered, at cost, by the author(s). PDF format of the article (if available) can be obtained from the Publisher.

This is to inform you that the deadline of the Journal has be extended to 10 Ocktober 2008. Please distribute this call to all your colleagues.

For more information contact:




Malaysian Institute of Planners

B-1-02, Jalan SS7/13B

Aman Seri, Kelana Jaya

47301 Petaling Jaya

Selangor, Malaysia

Tel No :603-78770636/37

Fax No: 603-78779636

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