The 1st International Conference Development Studies Association Indonesia

The 1st International Conference of Indonesian Development Studies Association will explore innovative approaches and solutions in development studies. Join scholars, researchers, and practitioners from around the world for collaborative discussions on sustainable development.

    Dates: 19 & 20 November 2024

    Venue: Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia


  • Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Development Studies Postgraduate Program
  • Center for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS)

Steering Committee

Dr. Windiani, S.Sos., M.Si. (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November)

Tubagus Furqon Sofhani, Ph.D. (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Dr. Johanes Mardimin (Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana)

Dr. Arfan Fahmi, M.Pd. (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November)

Prof. Rudi Febriamansyah, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Universitas Andalas)

Dr. Yusuf Hidayat, S.Sos., M.Si. (Universitas Lambung Mangkurat)

Ir. Sonny Yuliar, Ph.D. (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Titi Susilowati Prabawa, S.Pd., M.A., Ph.D. (Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana)

Dr. Drs. Burhan Niode, M.A. (Universitas Sam Ratulangi)

Conference Background

The 1st International Conference of Indonesian Development Studies Association marks a significant milestone in fostering global collaboration in the realm of development studies. This conference brings together scholars, researchers, and practitioners worldwide to delve into innovative approaches and solutions that contribute to the advancement of sustainable development. Through collaborative discussions, the conference aims to create a dynamic platform where diverse perspectives converge, leading to the generation of impactful insights and strategies. Join us as we collectively explore and address key challenges, shaping the future of development studies on a global scale.

Call for Abstract


Participation: Community Engagement in Innovation for Empowerment and Democracy.

Economic: Innovation for Inclusive Economic Growth.

Security: Innovation in Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation for Sustainable Security.

Technology (Contemporary): Industry 4.0 Revolution, Digital Innovation, and Social.

Financing: Innovation in Investment and Funding for Financial Sustainability.

Human: Innovation for Sustainable Human Development in Health, Education, and Well-being.

Infrastructure & Environment: Innovation in Infrastructure and Environmental Management for Sustainability.

Global: Innovation through International Collaboration for Global Poverty Alleviation.

Spatial / Localization: Need-Based and Spatial/Local Context Innovation.

Abstract guidelines

Abstracts should comprise of up to 400 words and include:

  • Abstract title
  • Author names, affiliations and email addresses
  • Research context and background
  • Research question/problem statement
  • Methods employed and rationale
  • Findings and results
  • Discussion and contribution
  • Keywords (up to 5)
  • Word processor file format to be labelled – DSAI2024_author First & Last name) Send to:

Important Dates and Agendas


Deadline Abstract Submission

29 March 2024

31 May 2024

Participants Abstract Announcement

5 April 2024

5 June 2024

Deadline Full Paper Submission*

5 June  2024

31 August 2024

Conference Open Registration

1 July 2024

Conference End Registration

31 August 2024
Best Papers Announcement
20 November 2024

*) Optional if willing to be published in International Conference Proceeding (ISBN) 

Conference Fees             


Countries with GDP < 10.000 USD = IDR 500.000

Countries with GDP > 10.000 USD = IDR 1.000.000


Countries with GDP < 10.000 USD = IDR 750.000

Countries with GDP > 10.000 USD = IDR 1.500.000

(We base our registration fee considerations on the GDP data provided by the World Bank. Therefore, please find your country in the country list on this link and match it with our registration fee).


Under any unexpected force majeure circumstances (political turmoil, global health outbreak, etc), the Development Studies Association committee reserves the right to immidiately cancel this program on short announcement. The Development Studies Association will be monitoring the situation and considering the policy made by the government to assess any potential risk associated with the program's activities, and will notify participants of any adjustment to the program. Please note that given the uncertain global context, registrations once paid will not be subject to refund if the event is cancelled or you can no longer attend.