November 25-26, 2021 via ZOOM

The International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors and Reviewers (IASPER) with the SEC Registration No. CN201433407 is inviting you to participate in the International Webinar on Scientific Writing for Qualitative Studies: ISI and Scopus Standards on November 25-26, 2021 via ZOOM Video Teleconferencing.


In the world ranking of universities, publications of faculty in Scopus place a vital role in evaluating the research strength of schools. Thus, the Philippines also patronized Scopus in its bid to join the world ranking of universities. Today, faculty ranking and promotion require publications from Scopus. Hence, this webinar provides valuable lessons and skills on how to publish in Scopus journals.

The webinar objectives are to:

  1. Describe the new wave of global demand for Scopus publications;
  2. Determine the standards of Scopus publications;
  3. Enhance the participants’ quality of scientific writing for acceptability in international publications
  4. Prepare manuscript for submissions; and
  5. Handle the peer review process.

Resource Speakers

Dr. Alexander S. Acosta
Philippine School Doha
Doha, Qatar

With such academic background and equally impressive skills to boot, Dr. Alexander S. Acosta has been the Principal for the Philippine School of Doha for more than 15 years. An indemand speaker, his speakership engagements are centered on topics about leadership and education. His research interests are in the qualitative and mixed-methods research design in the field of corporate and educational leadership as well as pedagogical approaches in education. Publications he authored and co-authored are published in Elsevier, Sage Publications and WIEGO, among others. Graduated Cum Laude with the degree of Bachelor in Elementary Education, major in English at the University of the Visayas, Cebu, Philippines in 1990. He finished his Master’s Degree program majoring in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) at Cebu Normal University, Cebu, Philippines in 2000. A Doctor of Philosophy Major in Educational Management graduate in 2010 at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines and got the highest award of his dissertation as Summa Cum Laude.

Dr. Imee Colonia Acosta
Virginia Commonwealth University
Doha, Qatar

A prolific author, researcher and speaker, among others, Dr. Acosta’s numerous endeavors reflects her penchant to research specifically the qualitative and mixed method kind. Currently, an Adjunct Instructor of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts, her paper on the effects of workplace abuses of migrant workers was published by WIEGO and awarded the Best Manuscript in the International Conference in Business and Social Sciences 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

Dr. Genaro Virador Japos
President, Philippine Association of Institutions for Research

Dr. Genaro Virador Japos is currently a Professiorial Chair Holder of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Business and Governance in recognition of his sustained high-level research accomplishments in the international and national level. He is the first Filipino scholar to hold a distinction as holder of five doctoral degrees in Education, Management, Human Resource Management, Instructional System, and Organization Development. He is a regular member of the National Research Council of the Philippines Division of Social Sciences. Once A finalist of Metrobank Search for Outstanding Teacher, he has conducted trainings and conferences in the Philippines and 20 other countries. As an administrator, he was Dean of Father Saturnino Urios University and Vice President and Director of Research at Liceo de Cagayan University. As publisher and editor, He has managed journals which were accredited by the Commission on Higher Education and indexed by Thomson Reuters, Cengage Gayle, Proquest, Ebsco Host and aggregated by the Philippine Electronic Journals. As research mentor, He is a visiting professor of various public and private universities in the Philippines and the Middle East. As author, he is a published and cited author with publications in international reputable journals and indexing in Scopus Elsevier. He is the first entrepreneur who successfully organized conferences in Asia and the Pacific serving clients in over 50 countries. He is currently a board member representing the Philippines in the multi-country board members of the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association being elected by the APERA board held at the National Institute of Education Singapore.

Registration Fee

The regular registration fee is 2,500.00PHP. Discounted rate of 2,000PHP will be applied for individual members. Deadline of registration will be on November 24, 2021.

Registration Process

  1. All interested participants must fill-up the online registration via the link provided: By accomplishing the pre-registration form, you had thereby committed to attend and settle the required registration fee for the webinar.
  2. Once we receive your filled-out google form, we will be sending you a charge invoice reflecting the details of the mode of payment chosen.
  3. Once registration payment has been made, please send us the copy of the deposit slip or proof of transaction via email ([email protected]).
  4. We will be sending the ZOOM Meeting ID and Password once participation is confirmed.
  5. Please make sure to create a Zoom Account by visiting

Webinar Set-up

Participants will be needing a Mobile Phone or Laptop, Zoom Account and internet connection to participate on this Webinar. The Webinar will run for two consecutive days November 25-26, 2021.


  1. Participant will be receiving three e-certificates: Certificate of Completion, Participation and Attendance.
  2. We will be providing official receipt for the registration sent via email. Should you request for the original copy of the official receipt, we could send it via LBC with a minimal shipping fee of P145.00 shouldered by the participant.
  3. All soft copies of the files/materials used during the webinar will be sent via email to all confirmed participants after the webinar.

Payment Details

Payment through Bank:

Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Address: Georgetown Cybermall, RN Pelaez Blvd. Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City 9000
Account Name: International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors and Reviewers, Inc.
Account Number: 8991-0002-76 (Peso Checking Account)

Payment through Western Union, Palawan or MLhuillier:

Name of Recipient: Gayle T. Salalima
Address: 4-2f Montblanc Bldg. 848., Burgos corner Chavez Sts., Cagayan de Oro City 9000, Philippines
Contact No: (0917) 713 6816

Payment through GCASH (GCASH to BPI Bank Transfer Option):

Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Account Name: IASPER INC
Account Number: 8991000276

Contact Details

Conference and Training Specialist
[email protected]
+63 (088) 323-4282 (landline) or +63917-713-6816 (mobile)