Keynote Speakers


Erick Thohir, BA.,M.B.A (Minister of State Owned Enterprises)

Erick Thohir is an indonesian businessman. He received his bachelor degree from Glendale Community College (California) and master degree from National University (California), United States. He is the founder and chairman of Mahaka Group, a holding company which focuses on media and entertainment. He is also the former owner of Inter Milan. Currently, Erick Thohir serves as a Minister of State Owned Enterprises of Indonesia under Jokowi’s Cabinet Era.


HC. Ir. H. Suharso Monoarfa (Minister of National Development Planning)

Suharso Monoarfa is an Indonesian entrepreneur and politician. He served as Minister of Public Housing in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet. He was also a member of the House of Representatives between 2004 and 2009 and was re-elected again in 2009. In 2015, he was elected by President Joko Widodo as one of the members of the Presidential Advisory Council. Currently, he serves as the Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia under Jokowi’s Cabinet Era .


Karst Geurs (University of Twente)

Prof. Karst Geurs is a professor of transport planning at the Centre for Transport Studies. His research focuses on interactions between land use and transport, accessibility modelling and evaluation and the dynamics in travel behaviour. He is chair of the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research (NECTAR), Editor-in-Chief of the European Transport Research Review (ETRR) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Transport and Land Use (JTLU).

Ir. Basuki Hadimuljono (Minister of Public Works and Public Housing)

Mochamad Basuki Hadimuljono is an Indonesian Minister of Public Works and Public Housing. Starting his career as a bureaucrat. Starting his career as a bureaucrat in the ministry he leads now, Mochamad Basuki Hadimuljono has served the ministry for more than 30 years. Many important policies were made during his leadership, including the construction of Trans Jawa, Trans Sumatera and Trans Papua Highway. Based on his achievements and contribution in development in Indonesia, ITB awarded doctor honoris causa to Hadimuljono in 2020.

Prof. Dr. Eng Pradono, M.Ec.Dev (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Pradono is a professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institut Terknologi Bandung (SAPPD-ITB). During his academic career, Prof. Pradono put a high concern on formulating sustainable solution to solve the problem of lack of infrastructure in Indonesia. In line with his experties, Prof.Pradono has done a lot of research in the areas of infrastructure planning, economics and management.