Semarang International Conference Series (SICS) 2019 held by the Research Synergy Foundation (RSF) and the Universitas Semarang (USM) are well executed.

The conference held at Gumaya Tower Hotel Semarang on 10 July 2019 was divided into 3 tracks, namely, Business and Economy Series (BES), Social Science Series (SOSCIS), and Science Series (SCIS). In this conference participants came from 13 countries there are Indonesia, Malaysia, China, South Korea, France, Taiwan, Korea, India, Britain, Australia, USA, Egypt and Iraq.

As a founder of RSF, Dr. Hendrati Dwi Mulyaningsih said, the purpose of this conference was to improve international publications for Indonesian researchers in general and USM in particular. “This international conference is also a gateway for Indonesian researchers to enter the global research ecosystem,” Hendrati said.

RSF has now facilitated collaborative papers between Indonesian researchers and researchers from Vietnam, Oman, the Philippines and Malaysia. The paper collaboration is one of the programs made by RSF in order to improve the quality and expand the impact of research for the collaboration of Indonesian researchers with researchers from overseas.

According to the Chairperson of the UPT P3ID and Conference Chair, Dyah Nirmala Arum Janie, said that in this meeting there were nine competent speakers from a number of countries such as Prof. Magaly Koch from Boston University USA, Prof. Jennifer Oxley from Monash University Accident Research Centre, Australia, Prof. Ahmed El Sayed Gaber from Port Said University Egypt, Prof. David Menier from the University of Southern Brittany France, Prof. Ahmad Rozelan Yunus from Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia​, Prof. Chih-Peng Chu, Ph.D. from National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan. Beside that there were the other speakers from Universitas Semarang itself such as Prof. Hardani Widhiastuti, Prof. Mudjiastuti Handayani, and Prof. Kesi Widjajanti.

From the nine competent speakers they were divided into the expertise. In the Business and Economy Series (BES), three speakers are:

Prof. Chih-Peng Chu, Ph.D. from National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Prof. Ahmad Rozelan Yunus from Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia

Prof. Kesi Widjajanti from Universitas Semarang, Indonesia

The speakers of Social Science Series (SOSCIS) there were:

Prof. Jennifer Oxley from Monash University Accident Research Centre, Australia

Prof. David Menier from the University of Southern Brittany France

Prof. Hardani Widhiastuti from Universitas Semarang, Indonesia

The speakers of Science Series (SCIS) there were:

Prof. Magaly Koch from Boston University USA

Prof. Ahmed El Sayed Gaber from Port Said University Egypt

Prof. Mudjiastuti Handayani from Universitas Semarang, Indonesia

With the presence of competent speakers, it is hoped that scientific activities and international conferences between lecturers and students can trigger reputable scientific publications and strengthen international networks. Besides that, the output of this conference was to provide Scopus indexed proceeding for the participants. Scopus indexed proceedings will be published by Taylor and Francis Group Publisher who have collaborated with RSF.

You can access SICS 2019 documentary photos into this link: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ResearchSynergy/