Speakers Introduction

Conference Program

Conference Guidebook

2021 ANPOR-APCA Annual Conference

Understanding Wellbeing in Asian Societies: The Impact of Digital Media on Environmental and Social Resilience

December 14, 2021
On-site & Virtual Conference
Bangkok, Thailand


The Asian Network for Public Opinion Research (ANPOR) and the Asia-Pacific Communication Alliance (APCA) have facilitated communication among scholars, practitioners, journalists, and students from various countries to participate and contribute to the betterment of Asia and Pacific societies through the lens of public opinion, journalism, and communication research. Throughout the past years, the ANPOR and APCA have successfully crafted friendships and collaborations among scholars and institutions in Asia and other regions.

Since January 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed a lot of things for us, primarily how an international academic community should be run and how we could maintain effective communication with strict travel bans. As academic communities, ANPOR and APCA need to stay connected and encourage each other with high-quality research projects.

To cherish the spirit of ANPOR and APCA networking in this time’s disruptive transformation and to commemorate the 9th year of ANPOR and the 4th year of APCA, you are cordially invited to submit abstracts and papers to present at the on-site and online conference.  This year, the theme of our conference is Understanding Wellbeing in Asian Societies: The Impact of Digital Media on Environmental and Social Resilience.”

Thus the 2021 ANPOR-APCA Annual Conference hopes to engage academics from across the regions within the central theme of public opinion and multicultural communication.

Theme and Topics

The theme of the conference: ” Understanding Wellbeing in Asian Societies: The Impact of Digital Media on Environmental and Social Resilience.”

Topics: Discussion topics and questions included but not limited to:  

    • Public Opinion Theory and Methods
    • Conducting Surveys in Times of Social Distancing
    • Evolution of the Survey during COVID-19
    • Politics and Public Opinion Research
    • Social, Economic, and Ecological Issues
    • Global Transformation
    • Media, Journalism, and Marketing Communication
    • Science, Environment and Risks Communication
    • Health Communication
    • Daily Life Satisfaction
    • Aging Society
    • COVID-19 in Traditional and New Media
    • Big Data, Sentiment Analysis, and Machine Learning
    • Online relationships
    • Alternative filmmaking
    • Coping in organizations
    • Communication pedagogy amidst the pandemic
    • Pandemic-induced advocacies

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: November 3, 2021 – December 10, 2021
  • Notification of acceptance: Starting November10, 2021 on a rolling basis
  • Proof of payment: By December 13, 2021
  • Video submission: By December 10, 2021
  • Full paper submission: 1 December 1, 2021 –  December 10, 2021 (optional)
  • Workshop and Conference: December 14, 2021

A Step-By-Step Guide

Abstract Submission

  1. The maximum word limit for the abstract is between 200 and 250 words.
  2. An abstract must be submitted online via the website only. ABSTRACT SUBMITTED BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  3. All submissions must include a structured abstract following the format indicated below: Four sub-headings and their accompanying explanations must be included: Purpose, Design/Methodology, Findings, and Originality.
  4. Notification of acceptance will be given after the abstract is reviewed and accepted. Then, register for the conference online via the website.
  5. Your submission should be submitted in ENGLISH.
  6. The Meeting code and Zoom link will be sent to you before the conference day.
  7. Participate in the Conference on December 14, 2021.
  8. A digital certificate will be given to all presenters within two weeks after the conference day.

Guidelines for Full Paper (Optional)


The paper must be submitted in ENGLISH.

Paper Template

Font and Reference

      1. Time Roman, font 12 pt.
      2. Reference: APA style.

Abstract Template

      1. The abstract should be 200 – 2500 words.
      2. Keywords should have 3 -5 words.
      3. Abstracts should cover the research question your paper investigates and a very brief description of the methodological approach.

Full Paper Template

      1. The manuscript should contain a minimum of 4,000 words and should not exceed 5,000 words
      2. The file should be in Microsoft Office (.doc/.docx) format.
      3. Prospective authors are invited to submit full text papers including abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, result description, tables, figures, and references.
      4. Before submitting your paper, please ensure that it has been carefully read for typographical and grammatical errors.

Author Guidelines

  1. English is the conference’s official language; the paper should be written and presented in both English.
  2. A full paper is requested if you are also considering publishing your report on the proceedings (optional).
  3. If you only want to make an oral presentation without a journal publication, you can submit an Abstract.
  4. Articles submitted to the conference should report original, previously unpublished research findings, experimental or theoretical, and should not be considered for publication elsewhere.

Presentation Mode

  1. Oral Presentation (LIVE ON-SITE)
    • The on-site presentation will be a live presentation at the conference venue and broadcast to LIVE ZOOM.
    • Each presenter will get 10 minutes for their presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A session.
  2. Oral Presentation (LIVE ZOOM)
    • Opportunity to do a Live Zoom Presentation at the Conference.
    • Each presenter will get 10 Minutes for their Presentation and 5 Minutes for Q&A Session.
  3. Oral Presentation (Pre-Recorded Video)
    • This option is for the participants who would like to record the presentation instead of presenting it live at the conference. The presenter can record the 10 Minutes Video Presentation and send it to us. (The Video should be 10 minutes or lesser.)
    • The presenter can record the 10-minute video presentation and send it to us through email at: The recorded video must not go beyond 10 minutes.
    • The Organizing Committee will play the Video in your Presentation Slot. The presenter must join the room during presentation.
    • Pre-recorded presentations will be uploaded in the YouTube conference link or Slide Share link. So that conference participants will have access to all virtual presentations during and after the conference.

Presentation Recording Guidelines

How do I record my PowerPoint Presentation as video?

The easiest and best way is with Microsoft PowerPoint. It has a built in record presentation feature which is really easy to use. We have a full guide on how to record your PowerPoint presentation here.

Video Presentation

Registration Fees

To confirm your participation in the conference, please register by the registration deadline. All delegates are requested to register and make payments online via WEBSITE.


Registration Fee per person per paper (USD)

On-site & Online



Non-ANPOR Member





    • Registration fee excludes payment & transaction fee.
    • Delegates should bear the payment & transaction fee of the bank on the Sender’s Side with registration fees.
    • Registration fees you paid are NON-REFUNDABLE in case of not attending the conference or withdrawing the paper.
    • The Meeting code and Zoom link will be sent to you before the conference day.
    • Participate in the Conference on December 14, 2021.
    • A digital certificate will be given to all presenters within two weeks after the conference day.


All abstracts accepted for presentation in this conference will be double blind peer reviewed and published in the conference guidebook. The accepted abstracts will only be published if payment of registration has been made by the deadline.  Full paper submitted (optional) will be published in Online Proceedings on the ANPOR website.

Publication Opportunity in Conference Associated Journals

    • Papers presented at this conference may be considered for publication in AJPOR under the normal submission, review, and publication process for AJPOR.
    • AJPOR is the quarterly online journal of the Asian Network for Public Opinion Research (ANPOR).
    • AJPOR is indexed in Scopus and DOAJ.

Virtual Conference Policies

Photography, Audio, and Video Recording

By attending this event, you acknowledge and agree that ANPOR has the right to use, reproduce, broadcast, rebroadcast, or incorporate in any manner whatsoever all or any portion of photographs and/or videos of you or your participation in the event for use in marketing materials and/or training materials and internal use. No individual or entity other than ANPOR may electronically record, copy (including live-streaming or recording from smartphones, tablets, or other handheld devices) any portion of this program for any use without prior written consent from ANPOR.


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126/1 Vibavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

COVID-19 situation in Thailand and travel to Thailand

Thailand No-Quarantine $ Reopening! from November 1, 2021.

It’s official! From 1 November, 2021, Thailand is welcoming fully vaccinated visitors from around the world via two specially-designed entry schemes: TEST & GO Exemption from Quarantine and Living in The “Blue Zone” (17 Sandbox Destinations). Partially or unvaccinated visitors are also much welcomed via the Happy Quarantine requirements.

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Conference coordinator: Natthakorn Ruengdit


Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card via the online system.

Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, please send an email to the coordinator at, specifying the services requested and full address of the sponsoring company.

Yes. Your confirmation will be emailed to you once payment is received and registration is complete. Please ensure that your email address is entered correctly
The email will be sent from so please check your spam folder, if you don’t receive confirmation within 7 working days then please email

You will receive your abstract notification by email, this email will come from the ANPOR Team so please check your spam folders. 

The abstracts will be available once the program is online. Presentations of the abstracts will be available at the start of the meeting.

Supported by

Asian Network for Public Opinion Research (ANPOR)

Asia-Pacific Communication Alliance (APCA)

Chungnam National University, South Korea

Far Eastern University (FEU), Philippines

School of Communication Arts, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC)