The Trade Analysis and Development Agency (TREDA) of the Ministry of Trade is responsible for trade analysis and developing trade policies. The agency undertakes research in various area of domestic and international trade which are then used as evidence for formulating and developing policies at the Ministry of Trade.
TREDA in collaboration with Australia-Indonesia Partnership Economic Governance, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, University of Indonesia, The Indonesian Society of Agricultural Economics, Indonesian Institute of Science organized the first International Conference on Trade and Call for Paper with the theme “A New Paradigm in Trade Governance to Increase Domestic Efficiency and to Strengthen Global Competitiveness”. The conference attempts to capture the frontier of knowledge in trade governance and economic globalization. The conference is expected to invite submissions from the best researchers in these areas which will be used by policy makers as inputs in the development of Indonesia future trade and industrial governance.
The purpose of this conference are (1) To share the latest researches and ideas in four sub-themes: national logistic strategy to increase economic efficiency; ICT strategy to increase competitiveness; strategy for greater integration into the Global Value Chain (GVC), with a focus on SMEs participation in GVC; international cooperation strategy to augment market access; and (2) To build networks between policy makers, researchers, academia, business practitioners with interest in trade and trade policy issues in Indonesia's trade sector.
The conference selected 81 abstracts submission from many relevant institutions including Ministry, university, research institution and professional association. The Scientific Committee accepted 60 full papers, and only 43 papers presented and published in the proceeding conference.
We wish to acknowledge and thank the many people who generously volunteered their time in preparation for this conference to ensure a high-quality program, including all the scientific committee from Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, and Philippine.
Jakarta, November 2017
The International Conference and Call for Paper held on Tuesday-Wednesday, 5-6 September 2017 in Doubletree by Hilton Jakarta Hotel – Jakarta
|Tuesday, September 5, 2017|
|08.00 – 09.00||Registration|
|09.00 – 09.05||Opening by Master of Ceremony|
|09.05 – 09.15||Report Speech by the Head of the Trade Analysis and Development Agency|
|09.15 – 09.30||Opening Speech - Minister of Trade|
|09.30 – 10.00||Keynote Speech by Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs - “The Role of Trade Sector to Strengthen National Economy”|
|10.00 – 10.45||Keynote Speech by Prof. Hal Hill (The Australian National University) - “How To Increase Indonesian Productivity And Efficiency in an Uncertain Global Economic Environment”|
|10.45 – 12.45||Panel Discussion|
|1. Regulatory Reform to Improve National Logistics Efficiency – (Prof. Dr. Senator Nur Bahagia – Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia)|
|2. Increasing Export through Greater Participation of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Global Value Chain (GVC) – (Prof. Ari Kuncoro, Ph.D – University of Indonesia)|
|3. Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to Improve Efficiency and Competitiveness (Prof. Vu Minh Khuong – National University of Singapore)|
|4. International Trade Cooperation to Augment Market Access – (Prof. Shujiro Urata – Waseda University, Japan)|
|Moderator: Mr. Leonard Samosir (Metro TV)|
|12.45 – 13.30||Lunch Break|
|13.30 – 17.00||Call for Paper Session 1: Four parallel session in four sub-themes with 6 presenters in each session|
|Tuesday, September 6, 2017|
|08.30 – 10.15||Call for Paper Session 2: Four parallel sessions in four sub-themes with 4 presenters in each session|
|10.15 – 12.15||Call for Paper Session 3: Four parallel sessions in four sub-themes with 5 presenters in each session|
|12.15 – 12.45||1. Closing Speech by the Head of the Trade Analysis and Development Agency|
|2. Announcement of The Best Paper (one best paper for each topic)|
|3. Certificates and Photo Session|
|12.45 – 13.30||Break|