IEEE Indonesia – 30th Anniversary

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the IEEE Indonesia Section, with the current Indonesia Section Chair, Prof Fitri Yuli Zulkifli, and all Executive Committee Members & activists of the IEEE in Indonesia; in Universitas Indonesia.

We work hard with trust, commitment, and togetherness to build up this organisation from almost nothing (even just 10 years ago) to be a professional organisation highly honoured for its contribution in Indonesia.

IEEE Tencon 2017 – Industry Forum

IEEE Tencon 2017 was held in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. As a part of this great event, the IEEE R10 Industry Relations Committee has planned to carry out a higher-level Industry Forum to boost the engagement of the engineers from the regional industries & involvement of the IEEE in the industrial world. The speakers for this forum is none other than the IEEE President, Karen Bartleson, accompanied by representatives from regional innovative industries, including Telkom Indonesia.

This is arguably a paradox, though. Just after this forum, I had to resign my position (and any involvement) at R10 Excom, and chose instead to spend more time to solve real issues in Indonesia using technological (and digital) approaches. This will include small industry & entrepreneurship, agriculture, youth involvement, digital incubation, etc.

IEEE Hardtech Summit 2017

IEEE Hardtech Summit is an IEEE forum, owned by the IEEE Region 10 Young Professional, with the objective to bring together entrepreneurs, industry leaders, investors, researchers, community leaders and an exuberant lot of budding minds across Asia. This year, this event is carried out in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in Putrajaya, organised by the IEEE Malaysia Section.

Karen Bartleson — the IEEE President 2017 — is also attending this event. It is a good opportunity to explore the collaboration opportunity among ecosystems in South-East Asia area.

This event is attended by about 50 people, including young engineers, students, entrepreneurs, industrial engineers, etc. The topic includes robotics, fisheries, IoT, new energy source, etc related to hardtech :).

(I use present tense here since I am writing this post while attending the summit)

[Add: Official picture with the IEEE President, Karen Bartleson]

IEEE Lecture in Telkom University

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IEEE Telkom University Student Branch — the most active IEEE Student Branch in Indonesia — invited me to give an IEEE Lecture to their officers & new students (from Electronics engineering, IT, business, etc); in Telkom University, Thursday night. The title of my presentation was Engineers Opportunity in Disruptive Ecosystem; with some information about Telkom’s Indigo program for digital startups.

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ICSGTEIS 2016

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As a part of ICSGTEIS 2016 (International Conference on Smart-Green Technology in Electrical and Information Systems) organised by Udayana University – and surely sponsored by the IEEE – the IEEE SB Udayana University carried out a workshop on Internet of Things for Smart City, on Saturday 08 October 2016. I was representing the IEEE Indonesia Section to provide a keynote speech on this workshop, with a lecture titled Internet-of-Everything Architecture for Smart City.

BTW, I wore a batik shirt with a motive called “Batik Kuncoro” :). Google it.

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Binus Lecture on Digital Platform Architecture

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Still in IEEE Day Celebration. We made a special IEEE Lecture on Collaborative Platform Architecture for Digital Experience, in Bina Nusantara University. Dr Ford Lumban Gaol (IEEE Indonesia Section Vice Chair) opened the event, and I provided the presentation. Thanks, all Binus students (s2 / S3) & academicians.