Students from Physics, UNY, presenting at the 3rd Asia Future Conference

Kitakyushu, Japan- 2 UNY students, Yusuf Kholis Hendian (Javanese Language Education Study Program) and Surya Jatmika (Physics Study Program) presented the results of their research entitled "Merti Kali: A Culture Form Harmony Between Human and Nature", at the 3rd Asia Future Conference. The 3rd Asia Future Conference is an international conference held by Sekiguchi Global Research in collaboration with Kitakyushu University. The Asia Future Conference aims to provide a platform for those who have studied in Japan and those who are interested in Japan to meet and discuss the future of Asia. The conference was held for 3 days from 29 September to 1 October 2016. The conference was attended by more than 700 participants, from 20 countries. The majority of participants in these conferences and seminars are masters, doctors and professors who are experts in their fields.

On the first day of the conference, a general discussion was held at the Kitakyushu International Conference Center. Participants are invited to take part in discussions in Chinese, Japanese and Korean to discuss relations between the three countries. The discussion was interesting because it discussed the condition of relations between the three countries, which is currently a hot topic of world discussion. After that, participants were invited to a special discussion regarding the development of robots in Japan and the world for the environment and nature.

The second day, participants made presentations at Kitakyushu University. About 700 participants were divided into several groups. Each group consists of five presenters. On this occasion, UNY students received a history and culture group with relatively heavy discussion group members, including those from Osaka University, Zhejiang University, and JingDeZhen Ceramic Institute. All members are doctors and professors. The research presentation under the guidance of Venny Indria Ekowati, M.Litt was able to attract the audience's attention by sharing questions related to the research results. The conference ended with dinner at the Kokura Station Hotel.