Date & Venue

Topic and Presentation

Keynote Speakers

Papers Submissions


Important Dates



The Committee


Registration Form

  • Diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Japan started in 1958 and it has been developed and maintained ever since, shown by the existing mutual cooperation in almost every all aspects such as economy, politics, technology, investment, tourism, social, culture and education. The symposium will highlight possible cooperation between the two countries on various aspects related to food & agriculture, energy & environment, and the Japanese studies in cultural, social and political sciences.
  • The year 2008 will be the moment to celebrate the golden year of this relations. There are strong bonds between Indonesia and Japan and this will be reflected through this event. The event will be the first and biggest Indonesia Japan Symposium and Expo, where participants, decision makers, academia, industries, practitioners, from both countries will share their innovation and research findings.


  • Provide a forum for Indonesian and Japanese scientists to share and discuss their research cooperation which is benefited to both countries
  • To enhance future researh cooperation between the two countries to contribute to the country development.

Date & Venue

The symposium and research expo will be conducted on November 1-2, 2008 in Kemayoran Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Topics and Presentation

  1. Food Security, Food Safety & Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture
  2. Renewable Energy And Environment
  3. Japanese Studies in Cultural, Social and Political Sciences
  4. Other Related Topics

Keynote Speakers, Invited Papers and Posters

  • Internationally recognized experts on each topic from Japan and Indonesia will be invited to present keynote speech.
  • Researchers form Japan and Indonesia who are doing research collaboration on each topic are invited to present their research paper in the symposium.
    The number of invited speakers are 45, consists of 1 keynote speaker for plenary session, 4 keynote speakers for 4 topics and 40 sessions speakers.
  • The symposium will also invite authors to present poster.

Papers Submissions

All the authors are requested to prepare an abstract and full paper according to the guidelines, and submit to the Symposium Secretariat at least October 10, 2008 for abstract, and October 20, 2008 for full paper.
Interested authors who will present posters are also requested to submit abstract and full paper. Space for poster is limited, so an advisory panel will select the poster papers and the accepted papers will be announced in the Second Announcement.
All the papers (oral and poster papers) will be published in the symposium proceeding.

Guidelines for Paper and Poster
All author (s) for paper and poster are requested to submit abstract of about 300 words and full papers of maximum 15 pages, both should include the author (s) name, affiliation, mailing address and phone, fax and e-mail address.
The abstract and paper should be printed on A4 paper, left margin 2.5 cm, and 2 cm for top, bottom and right margin; 1.5 line spacing, font size Arial :11.
Poster must be printed on a standard size poster paper with an appropriate font size which can be read from at least 1 m distance.


  • The symposium is opened to public, free of charge, however registeraion is necesary (registeration forms are available in the attachment).
  • Participants are expected from Japan and Indonesia; decision makers, academia (scientists and students) from Universities, researcher form reserach institutes, industries, practitioners.

Important Dates

  • Announcement & Call for Papers
  • Submission of Abstract
  • Submission of Full Papers
  • Symposium Date
:September 10, 2008
:October 10, 2008
:October 25, 2008
:November 1-2, 2008

Symposium Organizer

The symposium is organized by : Indonesia-Japan Friendship Association (Perhimpunan Persahabatan Indonesia Jepang, PPIJ)
Supported by :

Tentative Schedule

08.00-09.00 Registration & Welcome Refreshment
11.00-11.30 Plenary Session : Keynote Speech
Japan : Mr. Y. Fukuda, former Prime Minister *
Indonesia : Prof. Ginandjar Kartasasmita
  Parallel Sessions:
Topic : A
Food & Agriculture
Topic B :
Energy & Environment
Topic C :
Social, Culture & Politics
Topic D :
Other Related Topics
11.40-12.40 Session 1. Keynote Speech & Paper presentation
12.40-13.40 Lunch Break and Poster Sessions
13.40-15.40 Session 1. (cont.) : Paper presentation & Discussions
15.40-16.10 Coffee Break & Poster Session
16.10-18.00 Session 2. Paper presentation
18.00-19.00 Dinner & Sholat Magrib & Poster Session
19.00-20.00 Senssion 2. (cont.) : Discussions
20.00-20.05 Wrap-up
20.10-20.10 Closing


October 31, 2008 09.00-16.00 Excursion (for Japanese speakers, students & participants)
October 31, 2008 19.00-21.00 Welcome Reception & Grand Japan Alumni Reunion at Nikko Hotel
November 2. 2008 Morining Excursion to Japan-Indonesia Expo at Kemayoran Exhibition Center

The Committee

Chairman : Kamaruddin Abdullah  
Co-chairman : Rachmat Gobel
: Ismaji Hadisumarto
General Secretary : Tineke Mandang  
Members : Zuhal
  Herry Suhardiyanto
  Bachtiar Alam
  Sheddy Tjandra
Chairman : Tineke Mandang  
Co-Chairman : Endro Prabowo
  Irna Djajadiningrat
Nurhayati Hadi Susilo
Secretary : Susy Luhulima
  Viana Wicaksono
Treasurer : Susy Luhulima
  Tri Ediana
Opennng & Clossing : Hideki Amangku
  Yani M. Djaja
Indri Tohir
Shobicahtul Aminah
Registration : Swany
Risma Siahaan
Session & Papers : Endro Prabowo
  Nurhayati Hadi Susilo
Robby Kambey
Irna Djajadiningrat
Food & Beverage : Sylvi Wijaya
Accomodation & Transportation : Alwi
  Budi Kohar
Public Relations : M. Surya
Duto Sulistyadi
Docummentation : Karim S.  
Excursions & hospitality : Mandoko
Yani M. Djaya
Welcome Reception : Nusa Tundan
Viana Wicaksono
Tri Ediana
General : Teguh Budiono
  Anis Baswedan
Abdul Kadir
Mensa Toegiono
Resource Persons : Djangrono
  Budi Kohar
Event Organizer : PT Royalindo  

* Under confirmation


Address : PPIJ Secretariat
Jl. Dewi Sartika 14. Cawang II. Jakarta 13630
Tel/Fax : 21-8015703./ 21-8015683
e-mail :,

Contact Persons:
Susy Luhulima (PPIJ)
Djangrono (PERSADA)