Updates on the 5th PlanoCosmo International Conference 2020 in Relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear the 5th PlanoCosmo authors and participants,

The uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions, and economic consequences makes planning a healthy, safe and well-attended conference difficult. After much deliberation, we have decided that the 5th PlanoCosmo Conference will take place entirely virtually. It is difficult to predict what the world will look like in October, and our first priority is this conference participants’ safety, health and well-being.

Running a virtual conference poses many challenges, but we are excited to be able to offer a useful, meaningful, and intellectually stimulating conference experience, even though we will not be physically co-located. In addition, along with the challenges, hosting a virtual conference also offers opportunities, and and we are focusing on learning from and expanding upon other conferences that are also shifting to virtual formats.

Papers will still be accepted and the proceedings will be produced as planned. Talks might be pre-recorded videos, with live Q&A sessions, more details to come. Authors are allowed to withdraw abstracts at any time between now and the due date of paper submission.

At the moment, we are in the middle of organizing the event, following the lead of other conferences and also trying to develop some new mechanisms to take advantage of the of the virtual conference format.

Registration fees will be substantially reduced and we hope this, along with least travel requirement, will allow more participants, who may not have been able to otherwise. We will follow up on this website with more detail about specific plans as we make them.


The 5th PlanoCosmo International Conference

Organizing Committee


The 5th PlanoCosmo International Conference:

“Infrastructure for all: Smart, Innovative, and Inclusive.”

20 – 21 October  2020

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Dear Colleagues,

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, SAPPD – ITB invites you to participate in the 5th PlanoCosmo International Conference, with the theme “Infrastructure for All: Smart, Innovative, and Inclusive” which will be held on 20 – 21 October 2020.

This international conference will present as one of international multi-disciplinary platform in the world of regional and city planning. The conference aims to discuss infrastructure-related technologies and strategies addressing infrastructure development problems by connecting various stakeholders interested in infrastructure planning, development, and innovations, such as researchers, policy makers, and experts. This conference offers an excellent opportunity to incorporate the theme into academic research and policy making, as well as communicating its problems and potential solutions in a scholarly and practically relevant discussion.

We invite you to join, participate, and support this event. Your participation will not only enable you to reach an international audience of key stakeholders, but it will also contribute to advancing the scientific and research knowledge in the field as well as promoting better access to integrate research and policy making.


Dr. I. G. Ayu Andani

Chair of The 5th PlanoCosmo International Conference


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