International Conference on Culture, Society, Technology and Urban Development in Nusantara 2012 †(ICCSTUDN 2012)

Venue: Sibayak International Hotel Convention Centre

Location: Berastagi, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Event Date/Time: Oct 11, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 13, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 05, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 10, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 30, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Sep 01, 2012
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The Faculty of Engineering, University Pembangunan Panca Budi (UnPAB) in Medan – Indonesia will convene an International Conference on Culture, Society, Technology, and Urban Development in Nusantara, from the 11th to the 13th of October 2012. The conference is organized with the intention of facilitating discourse on intellectual thought and research on the built environment in the Nusantara, particularly with respect to Urban Development. This will be the first conference to integrate the various studies in the field of Architecture, Urbanization, Culture, Society, Technology of Computerization, Policy and Urban Development in Nusantara. The expectation of this conference is to have a better understanding and clearer meaning of the development of cities in the Nusantara. Contributors will address these themes based on their field of studies including Architecture, Environmental Science, Urban Development, Law, Economy, Agro Technology and Computer Science.
ICCSTUDN 2012 will bring together national and international scholars, academics, executives, government and business officials, as well as practitioners and leaders to present and discuss a wide range of architecture, culture, society, and technology issues in the achieving urban development. It is the aim and hope of the organizers that this conference will be able to provide an international forum for the exchange of knowledge, experience and research as well as a review of progress and discussion on state of the art, and future trend in a prospective collaboration and networking environment within the broad field of integrated design in built environment particularly with respect to urban development in the Nusantara.

IC-STUDN 2012 is now accepting abstract and manuscript submissions. Prospective authors are invited to submit their abstract and full paper. Papers on aspects related (but not limited) to those on the topics of interest are invited for oral and poster presentations. Abstract submitted should not be more than 300 words with a brief personal profile outline. Length of the full paper is between 6-10 pages. Submitted file should be in English and MS Word format, and template used is available on conference website: Online submission of abstract and full paper is through the conference email: After a peer-review process, only papers that has been accepted and presented (both oral and poster) will be in the Conference Proceeding.

ICCSTUDN 2012 covers various issues within urban context not limited to the following:
- Culture and Society
- Architecture and Environment
- Infrastructure Planning and Transportation
- Urbanization and Urban Design
- Technology of Computerization in Urban Development
- Environmental Technology
- Urban Policy and Economic Development

Important Dates
•Abstract submission: 30 June 2012
•Notification of abstract acceptance: 14 July 2012
•Full paper submission: 31 July 2012
•Notification of paper acceptance: 18 August 2012
•Early bird registration: 10 September 2012
•Deadline of registration: 5 October 2012
•Conference date: 11 – 12 October 2012
•Field trip :13 October 2012

We invite the selected student projects and research to be exhibited during the conference. The exhibition will involve national and international students. Each invited universities may send their best student projects and research. The best students’ projects/research which can be exhibited are:
a. Architecture and Urban Design
b. Building Technology
c. Computerization Technology.
d. Environmental Technology
e. Urban Infrastructure Planning and Transportation.

The exhibition will be held for 3 days (11th - 13th October 2012) parallel to the ICCSTUDN 2012 and open to the public ( from 08.00 - 16.00 ). Visitors can provide comments on the projects/research displayed. During the exhibition there will be walking discussion sessions among participants, visitors and professionals.


Jln Merdeka, Berastagi, North Sumatera, Indonesia
North Sumatera

Additional Information

THE VENUE The conference will be held in the SIBAYAK INTERNATIONAL HOTEL in BERASTAGI North Sumatera. The hotel is located in the hill which is an ideal place from which to explore the beautiful scenery of Sibayak Mountain. The hotel is just minutes from great traditional market and cultural attractions. FIELD TRIP held in Taman Simalem Resort Taman Simalem Resort is located on the hills of the north-western part of TOBA LAKE, one of the highest and deepest crater lakes in the world. It is located 45 minutes away from the resort town of Berastagi. The 200-hectare property has been developed into a major agro-tourism attraction in the region. The 25 hectares land once covered by ‘lalang’ have been planted with oranges, loquats, passion fruits, tamarillos, guavas, tea, coffee and avocados. Another 130 hectares are still virgin forest which will be preserved .