Indonesia Focus 2013 "Beyond Physical Capital: The Role of Human and Social Capital in Indonesia Economic Growth"

01 Nov 2013


ASIRPA in collaboration with the Indonesian Student Association in Pittsburgh currently organize an annual interdisciplinary conference called Indonesia Focus 2013, November 1-2, 2013, at the William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. The theme for this year is "Beyond Physical Capital: The Role of Human and Social Capital in Indonesia Economic Growth." We cordially invite you to join this conference. It's a FREE registration. Shall you accept this invitation, please kindly RSVP to by October 31, 2013. Please also provide us the number of participants along with the names who shall be present in this event.

We envision this conference to give contributions to following important concerns in Indonesia such as the effect of education and health policy on human capital investment and how anti-corruption law, good governance, and market regulations interact with cooperation, trust, and reciprocity. We organize this conference into two main sessions, plenary session by invited speakers and parallel sessions by presenter participants.

To bring this topic up for interesting talk and discussion, we already confirmed 4 (four) plenary speakers as follows:
1. Dr Bambang Parmanto (School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh)
2. Dr Danet Suryatama (ElectrikCar LLC)
3. Dr Mauren McClure (School of Education, University of Pittsburgh)
4. Dr Wimboh Santoso (Executive Director of IMF)

For further information on conference agenda, please go to this website:

We are also going to have Indonesian cultural night following the conference.

For your information, you can find the conference's rundown on

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have further inquiry. You may contact us through or visit

Event Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 9:00am to Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 6:00pm
Sponsored By: 
ASIRPA, Indonesian Students Association
William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh