National Conference on Environment, Social and Development/ Seminar Kebangsaan Alam Sekitar Sosial dan Pembangunan (ASOP 2018) is organized by the Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin East Coast Environmental Research Institute (UniSZA ESERI), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin Pusat Pengajian Kerja Sosial, Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan (FSSG). ASOP 2018 is organized to congregate expertise from various disciplines related to Environment, Social and Development.

The conference will also promote exchange of ideas and experiences by the practitioners and expertise as well as case study of best practices in environmental and social management, or research collaborators. Having this theme as a background, this international seminar will bring together local and international scholars from various fields. In addition, serves as an avenue for participants to share knowledge and discuss in environmental and social study, protection and conservation from hazards and as an awareness programs.