Conference Venue


The official conference venue will be at The Merdeka Palace Kuching ( in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Address: Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, Malaysia 93000.
Tel: (+6) 082 258 000 Fax: (06) 082-425 400


Discounted rate will be given to all presenters and participants.

Hotel Booking

Participants of ICOCI 2013 can get special discounted rates for hotel rooms at the conference venue (Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites -

Room booking at Merdeka Palace can be made directly to the hotel (via online reservation). To entitle for the discount rates, please send a request to

The promotional room rate offers:

  • Inclusive of Breakfast for 1 person. Additional buffet breakfast is chargeable at RM17.24++ (RM20.00 nett per person)
  • Extra bed is chargeable at RM55.00 ++ (RM63.80 nett) per bed per night
  • Kindly note that the rooms can only accommodate a maximum of 2 adults per room based on existing bedding. The 2 Bedroom Apartment Suite can accommodate maximum of 4 adults and the 3 Bedroom Apartment Suite can accommodate maximum of 5 adults
  • Wireless broadband internet access is chargeable at RM15.00 per day per person

The number of rooms is limited and will be on first come first-served basis.