Sustainable Futures International Congress (SUFCON) is an international conference devoted to the Science & Technology and Social Science. The conference held by collaboration between Asosiasi Perguruan Tinggi (APERTI) BUMN, Research Synergy Foundation (RSF), and Alliance of Government-Linked Universities (GLU) Malaysia. This conference held virtually on November 17-18-19, 2020.

The aim of this Conference is to share knowledge and experiences on all aspects of Sustainable Development by bringing together leading researchers, academic scholars, and scientist to present and discuss in this interdisciplinary platform the ongoing research related to digital futures of our society. 

The SUFCON shows up as a science & technology and social science platform to gather presentations and discussions of recent achievements by leading researchers in academic research.

This conference was attended by 103 Presenters and more than 155 Attendees from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Iraq, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Germany.  

The Sufcon was held in three days. The first day Dr. Gunawan Witjaksono, PhD, SMIEE, IPM as Congress Chair of SUFCON welcoming the participants

Dr. Gunawan Witjaksono, PhD, SMIEE, IPM as Congress Chair of SUFCON

Continuing with Professor Mohamed Ibrahim bin Abdul Mutalib as The Chairman of the Alliance of Government Linked University Malaysia to welcoming the participants as well

The event was opened by Prof. Akhmaloka, Ph.D. as Chairman of APERTI – BUMN

Before the presentation session begins, the participants will listen the fruitful information from the invited speakers.

The first speaker was Prof. Nelson Tansu from Lehigh University, United States and The University of Adelaide, Australia.

The second speaker was Dr. (H.C.) Ir. H. Suharso Monoarfa as Minister from Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia

The third speaker was M. Umapathy Sivan (SIVAN) as Chief Information Officer from Telekom Malaysia

The fourth speaker was Prof. Emil Salim as Professor at University of Indonesia

The fifth speaker was Dr. Andre Kreie as Director Global Logistics Education Program Kuehne Foundation, Schindellegi, Switzerland

After the keynote speaker delivered their speech, now is the time for presentation session.

Online Paralel Presentation Session divided by 4 Breakout Online Room

Social Science Series (SSS)
Room 1 : Track Financial Management (Session Chair : Dr. Lee Teck Heang and Prof. Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed)
Room 2 : Track Logistics (Session Chair : Dr. Julenah Ag Nuddin, MMIC)

Science and Technology Series (STS)
Room 3 : Track Artificial Intelligent and Optical & Converged Optical-wireless Networks (Session Chair : Dr.Alexius Korom an Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mardeni Roslee)
Room 4 : Track Smart Transportation, Digital Divide, Iot Based Technology (Session Chair : Dr. Goh Hong Lip)

Finally in the closing ceremony, it was announced for participants who received the Best Presentation. The Best presentation was chosen by session chair from each room based on evaluation form. The best presentation in the first day are:

  1. Venny Sin Woon Chong with research entitled “Factors Influencing Foreign Direct Investment In Emerging Market: Malaysia”
  2. Rahmad Inca Liperda with research entitled “GIS – Based Optimization For The Fuel Location Allocation Decisions To Face The Probable Tsunami ; Case Study In Padang City”
  3. Siti Azlida Ibrahim with research entitled “Comparison Of 1480 Nm And 980 Nm-pumped Gallium-erbium Fiber Amplifier”
  4. Hasna Satya Dini with research entitled “Automation And Mobile Phone Based-monitoring Of Hydroponic Farming Style Using Solar Energy”

The first day finished successfully and all the participants were present their research eagerly.

The second day of conference was opened with introduction and conference publication announcement

Continuing with Dr. Hendrati Dwi Mulyaningsih, SE., MM. as Founder & Chairman of Research Synergy Foundation and Co-Congress Chair I of SUFCON to gave information about Global Research Ecosystem Introduction

Then, we moved to presentation session.

Online Paralel Presentation Session divided by 4 Breakout Online Room

Social Science Series (SSS)
Room 1 : Track Sustainable Development (Session Chair : Prof. Dr. Daniel Marco Stefan Kleber and Prof. Dr. Nasir Shafiq )
Room 2 : Track Financial Management, Educational Technology, Social Intelligence, Online Service/Banking, Engineering Management (Session Chair : Assoc. Prof. Marilyn F. Isip)

Science and Technology Series (STS)
Room 3 : Track Industry 4.0, Power System, Sensor Devices and Networks (Session Chair : Dr. Julenah Ag Nuddin, MMIC and Assoc. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Marayati Marsadek)
Room 4 : Track Human Computer Interaction and Agro-Industrial Engineering (Session Chair : Dr. Alexius Korom)

Finally in the closing ceremony, it was announced for participants who received the Best Presentation. The Best presentation was chosen by session chair from each room based on evaluation form. The best presentation in the second day are:

  1. Caitlan Suki Delphia and Silvia Hana Fairuz with research entitled “Study Of Processing The Shells As Embellishment Material With Beading Techniques”
  2. Gabriela Ooi with research entitled “Environmental Awareness Between Students”
  3. Harun Al Rosyid with research entitled “Enthalpy Geothermal Sources To Electricity More Efficient And Better Environmental”
  4. Firas Basim Ismail Alnaimi with research entitled “Design and Development of a Pico Hydro Turbine for Small Scale Power Generation System”Environmental Awareness Between Students”

The second day finished successfully and all the participants were present their research eagerly.

Day three of conference was opened by Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid as Co-Congress Chair 2 of SUFCON and Alliance of Government-Linked Universities (GLU) Malaysia

Then continuing with online presentation session.

Online Parallel Presentation Session was divided by 4 Breakout Online Room

Social Science Series (SSS)
Room 1 : Track Logistics and Sustainable Development (Session Chair : Engr. Christopher C. Mira and Assoc. Prof . Dr . Mohd . Farid Shamsudin)
Room 2 : Track Knowledge And Innovation Management, Global Warming/Pollution, Halal Agroindustry, Electronic Commerce, Digital Learning (Session Chair : Dr. Goh Hong Lip and Prof. Noshad Amin)
Room 3 : Track Halal Tourism/Service, Food Innovation, Learning Analytics (Session Chair : TS Dr. Tan Ooi Kuan)

Science and Technology Series (STS)
Room 4 : Track Financial Technology & Power System (Session Chair : Dr. Lee Teck Heang)

Finally in the closing ceremony, it was announced for participants who received the Best Paper and Best Presentation. Best papers were chosen by scientific committee of reviewers who had read the research previously. The Best paper are:

  1. Kelvin Yeap Soon Heng with research entitled “Numerical Model for Enhancing Stimulated Brillouin Scattering in Optical Fibers”
  2. Gita Radhakrishna with research entitled “Food Waste Management : Issues and the Way Forward”

In addition, Best Presentations were chosen by the session chair in charge of presentation sessions in each room. They assess each participants presentation based on evaluation form. The Best Presentation are:

  1. Muhummad Khairul Islam with research entitled “Prioritizing Stakeholder’s Requirements (SR) In ESG Initiatives Towards sustainable electricity industries through quintile helix”
  2. Hawa Rahmat with research entitled “Digital Learning: Exploring The Virtual Personal Social Responsibility Activities”
  3. Wan Noordiana Wan Hanafi with research entitled “The Role of Penta Helix Towards Sustainable Community Development”
  4. Muhammad Syahmi Abd Rahman with research entitled “Simulation of Electrical Performance of Polyurethane-Foam-Filled FRP Cross-arm as Subjected to Lightning Impulse Voltage”

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