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Policy Title :
Faculty Conference Attendance Policy
Policy Number :
I. E-5
Responsible Party :
Human Resources
Effective Date :
Revised Date :


As per PMU policies and procedures, faculties (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors) are entitled to attend two International conferences and one Regional (Middle East) conference per calendar year. Hence, the following is the policy describing the criteria, procedures and entitlements.

Statement :


  1. Faculty is eligible to apply for conference attendance after spending one calendar year at PMU.
  2. The conference must be indexed by Scopus or Web of Science.
  3. Work or part of the work to be presented must be done at PMU.
  4. Author’s affiliation to PMU must be clearly stated on the paper.
  5. Paper resulting from Research Projects funded by PMU must indicate on the footnote (first page) the support of PMU.
Procedure :

After the paper is accepted for presentation in the conference, the faculty must follow the following procedure:

  1. Submit the accepted paper (in PDF format) to the WebCenter to be uploaded on the PMU website.
  2. Fill in the attached “Faculty Conference Attendance Request Form” and sign the attached Note of Commitment.
  3. Submit the form and the signed Note of Commitment to the Chair/Associate Chair.
  4. The Chair/Associate Chair will add his/her recommendations and forward it to the Dean.
  5. The Dean will review the Conference Attendance Request and forward the request he approves to the concerned departments for action at least one month prior to the first day of the conference.
  6. All College Deans are required to keep a record of all Conference Attendance Requests, approved and disapproved, with justifications to be submitted to PMU Audit and Compliance Committee.


  1. Conference Registration Fees
  2. Two-way economy class tickets to and from the conference location.
  3. A maximum of 3 days per diem as per PMU policy, (PMU will not be involved or responsible for accommodations or any other expenses).

Please Click here to Download:- Faculty Conference Attendance REQUEST FORM