First Indonesian Ecological Change Conference I
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CALL for Paper

The first national conference on Ecological Change will be held in Kupang City, NTT, Indonesia, on 21-22 October 2014. The
main topic for 2014 is “Ecological Change of River and Rivers in Indonesia and West Timor and their impact on flood
management” [Special attention will be given to Benanain watershed management -
See the Ecological Change map of Benanain
in the last 10 years]

The accepted paper and presented paper will be published in a conference proceeding.

The topics are free but the priority is given to the following topics:
•        Analysis of bio-physical system and risk anatomy of watershed  
•        Flood mitigation scenario  
•        Socio-Economic impact of flood
•        Adaptation strategies of community against the flood
•        Inter-regional approach to handling watershed
•        Political and socio-cultural dimensions of water management in Indonesia and West Timor
•        Approach of water risks and studies according to the perspective of non-traditional security

The process and guidelines for the participants:

•        The participants are expected to submit abstracts (< 300 words).
•        Abstract is accepted by the committee no later than August 15, 2014.
•        Notification of acceptance of the submitted abstract will be made no later than August 30, 2014.
•        Papers can follow any standard format or the standardized writing style. The reference system will use Harvard model.
•        The submitted paper is no more than 3,000 words (included tables, figures/charts, and references)
•        The selected papers, presentation, and participants curriculum vitae should be accepted by the committee no later than
September 10, 2014.
•        The participants also can prepare other innovative presentation method.

The guidelines for abstract writing:
•        Abstract should represent the main idea in the full paper in less than 300 words.
•        The abstract outline is consisting of aims (writing/research/case studies, etc.), design/methodology/approach that is used,
result, and recommendation.
•         Abstract should write down the full name and email address of the participant.

Scientific Committee [tentative]:
•        Dr. Saut Sagala (Bandung Institute of Technology)
•        Dominggus Elcid Li, PhD (Universitas Pelita Hati Kupang)
•        Dr. Ermi Ndoen (UNICEF Kupang)
•        Dr. Jonatan Lassa (Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change)

Registration contact:
E‐mail: or  
The subject column is filled with “The First NC on Ecological Change” <selected writing title or topic>
Or by post mail to:
Panitia Konferensi Nasional Perubahan Ekologis I
d/a. Kantor IRGSC, Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No. 2 Kupang-NTT
Important dates:

The deadline for abstract submission                : August 15, 2014

The announcement of selected abstracts        : August 30, 2014

The submission deadline of completed paper        : September 10, 2014

The dates for the conference are still tentative, October 21 – 22, 2014.

The non-paper participants:
Participant without papers can be registered via e‐mail at the or cc: oktaviana. no later than September 1, 2014. The registration will be closed in case the number of participants has met
the room capacity.

Conference fee:

The participants are to be responsible for their sponsorship and their own logistical need during the conference.
External financial support is accepted - open to both public and private sponsor.
Photo: courtesy of John Talan