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

Venue: Sibayak International Hotel

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 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 in urban context but 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
Prof. Totok Roesmanto, M.Eng ( University of Diponegoro, Indonesia )
Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Abdul Samad Hadi ( University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia )
Prof. Zainal A. Hasibuan, Ph.D ( University of Indonesia, Indonesia )
Prof. Dr. Julaihi Wahid. ( University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia )
Prof. Totok Roesmanto, M.Eng. ( University of Diponegoro, Indonesia )
Prof. Abdul Hadi Harman Shah, Ph.D. ( University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia )
Prof. Zainal A. Hasibuan, Ph.D. ( University of Indonesia, Indonesia )
Prof. Dr. Mahyuddin Ramli. ( University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia )
Ir. Budi Faisal, MAUD, MLA, Ph.D. ( Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia )
Prof. Madya. Dr. Zainal Abidin Alkasah. ( University Dato’ Husein Onn, Malaysia )


Jln Merdeka
North Sumatera

Additional Information

THE VENUE The conference will be held in 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 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 properties have been developed into a major agro-tourism attraction in the region. The 25 hectares land once covered by ‘lalang’ has been planted with oranges, loquats, passion fruits, tamarillos, guavas, tea, coffee and avocados. Another 130 hectares are virgin forest which will be preserved.