The 2nd International Conference on Industry-Academia Initiatives in Biotechnology and Chemistry (iCIABC2023), will be held virtually on 27-28 November 2023, aims to explore the latest advancements and exchange cutting-edge ideas in the fields of industrial biotechnology and chemistry. The conference theme is Advancement in Sequencing Technologies for Sustainable Industrial Biotechnology and Chemistry. It will cover a wide range of subthemes, including Microbiology, Green Technology and Renewable Energy, Environmental Sciences, Gene Technology, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics, Food Technology, Agricultural Technology, Enzyme Technology, Biomaterials, Biosensor and Molecular Diagnostics, and Nanotechnology. This highly anticipated conference, organized by the Faculty of Industrial Sciences and Technology (FIST) at Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA), in collaboration with Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia, promises to be a game-changer in the world of biotechnology and chemistry research. The conference will bring together some of the brightest minds from around the globe, including academics, researchers, and industrial players.