Conference Details

The 5th PlanoCosmo International conference comprises a series of main events and several side events include:


  • Conference Welcome Reception

The opening of the conference will be held in the West Hall, ITB Campus. The event will be opened with the keynote speeches and attended by the academic fellows.

  • Gala Dinner

Gala dinner will take place on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 at Bandung City Pavillion (Tentative).

  • Conference Closing Ceremony

The conference closing ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, at the conference venue.


The side events include:

  1. Infrastructure Tour

In pursuit of providing better connectivity and urban livelihood, investment in infrastructure has grown rapidly in Indonesia. In transportation sector, a mega infrastructure project which currently under construction is the Fast Train Project, conducted as the cooperation between Indonesia and China. In the electricity and water sector, West Java Province has built several dams, some of them are Jati Luhur Dam, Jati Gede Dam, and Cirata Dam. During the conference, participants could join to explore one of the location of these monumental infrastructure in West Java Province. This tour will be conducted on October 22, after the international conference.

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  1. Bandung City Tour

The Bandung City Tour showcases a variety of Bandung’s main icons all in one day trip. Ranging from cultural and heritage sites and creative community spaces to planning galleries/museums. This trip allows the tour passengers a glimpse of how Bandung is nicknamed a smart and creative city. Touring around the city on the iconic ‘Bandung Tour on the Bus’ or ‘Bus Bandros’, topped off with a cultural performance and exotic dinner at the well-known Saung Angklung Udjo and you are sure to indulge yourself in the Bandung way of life all in just one day! Participants can join this tour on October 22, after the international conference.

  1. Book Launching

Teaching staffs at ITB have been actively writing books with the topic of infrastructure planning and management, smart cities and many other related topics to the field of urban and regional planning. During the conference, participant are welcomed to attend the Launching Book and will get the chance to bring the books home. Besides teaching staff, we welcome other parties who are interested to launch their book as a side event in this International Conference. Book Lauching will be held in parallel with parallel session and workshop in the second day of conference, October 21, 2020.

  1. Infrastructure Workshop

In order to expand the sharing of knowledge in the field of infrastructure, we invite certain parties who intend to hold an infrastructure workshop as a side event of this series of international conferences. The theme of the workshop is expected to be focused on infrastructure planning as well as the issues of infrastructure development that is happening all over the world.

  1. Exhibition

The exhibition will be a supporting event of the conference that will take place from October 20-21, 2020 at the East Hall of Institut Teknologi Bandung. The exhibition focuses on showcasing a range of infrastructure-related contributions towards Indonesian development from many institutions/companies, including State-Owned Enterprises, property developers, infrastructure organizations, start-ups on smart city, infrastructure and urban transport, and many more.

Conference’s poster:

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