10th Asia Pacific drying conference 2019

Integrating innovations with cost  effectiveness for competing drying technologies


June 10, 2019                      Extended deadline for abstract submission

June 12, 2019                      Notification of abstract acceptance

October 30, 2019                  Extended deadline for submission of manuscript

October 31, 2019                Final notification of manuscript acceptance

November 10, 2019            Deadline for early bird registration

November 30, 2019            Final deadline for registration

December 14-17, 2019       Conference

Please download the manuscript template and email your file to info@adc-2019.org with cc to deepisakthi29@gmail.com before the deadline. Please do not convert the file in PDF.  If file doesn’t open, please click here to download the Word 97 - 2003 template.

We are inviting authors to prepare original articles, state of the art reviews, or case studies for the 10th Asia Pacific Drying Conference.

The Professor Arun S. Mujumdar (ASM) Medal is a unique award established in 2007 to recognize outstanding researchers who have provided lifelong mentorship and contributions to the drying research community. Since its inception, this awarded has been bestowed upon 12 eminent drying researchers worldwide. In 2017, Professor Xiao Dong Chen of Soochow University was selected by the 9th Asia-Pacific Drying Conference (ADC 2017) Major Awards Committee to receive this prestigious award.


Innovation in drying technology





Awards Committee


Prof. A. S. Mujumdar, McGill University, Canada


Prof. S. Paria, NIT Rourkela, India

Prof. B N Thorat, ICT Mumbai, India

Prof. Juming Tang, WSU, USA

Prof. G. H. Chen, HKUST, Hong Kong

Prof. Hong-Wei Xiao, China Agricultural University, China

Prof. Meng Wai Woo, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. P. P. Sutar, NIT Rourkela, India



Please click on the award to download the application form.

ADC 2019 awards

Professor Arun S. Mujumdar (ASM) Medal

Abstract and manuscript submission

Click here to Download detailed ADC2019 Program (Presentation schedule and oral/poster presentation guidelines)

December 14, 2019     

                                            17:00 to 18:00                Welcome and Registration 


December 15, 2019     

                                            08:00 to 09:00                Registration Desk Opens

                                            09:00 to 09:30                Opening Ceremony

                                            09:30 to 18:00                Technical Program, Industry Academia Interaction

                                            18:00 onwards                Evening Visit to Shree Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Temple                                                                                           and their Campus at Haridham, Sokhada, Vadodara

Haridham is India’s tallest full granite and marble temple. The Temple is 107-foot-tall, built on the basis of sculpture with the only polished granite and marble artistic engraving of India. Click here for more details about the Temple.

(Interested participants for evening visit and dinner at Haridham are requested to send email to info@adc-2019.org with cc to chinglen37@gmail.com, please mention allergy information if any)


December 16, 2019     

                                            09:00 to 10:00                Plenary lecture

                                            10:00 to 18:00                Technical Program, Award Ceremony, Expert Remark


December 17, 2019     

                                            09:00 to 10:30                Oral Sessions

                                            10:30 to 11:30                Tea/Coffee Break and Round Table Meetings

                                            11:30 to 12:00                Closing Ceremony

                                                                                        Industry Visit (Twin Engineers, Vadodara, Industrial                                                                                                                      dryer manufacturer)


Keynotes presentation time: 30- 40 min

Participant oral presentation time: Approx. 15 minutes (Presenters are requested to submit the PPT in the respective hall before the start of their session)

Maximum space available for poster display: 4 feet height and 3 feet width (in Portrait style)

The above program is tentative and there may be a minor change in the final program