Call for Paper

The 4th International Conference on Regional Development (ICRD) is aimed at providing a medium for exchanges of knowledge, information and experiences on the implementation of urban and regional concept around the globe. Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University in collaboration with Regional Planning and Development Board (BAPPEDA) of Central Java Province invite scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit paper to be presented in the 4th ICRD 2019.

This year the Conference would address a theme of Rural Development in Urban Age: Do Rural-Urban Linkages Matter? The targeted participants are those who have already got involved or interested in urban and regional resilience issues, ranging from academics, practitioners, decision-makers, urban and environment experts, social activists, policy advocates, non-governmental organizations and students.

Also, participants are cordially invited to take a part on –but not limited to- the following sub-themes:

1)   Peri Urban Development;
2)   Agricultural Development;
3)   Rural and Regional Governance;
4)   Food Security;
5)   Land Management;
6)   Livelihood;
7)   Rural Development Finance;
8)   Rural Infrastructure; and
9)   Rural Resilience.

Template Full Paper Download Here

Paper abstract can only be submitted electronically through the online platform from 25st January 2019 to 15th March 2019 . Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, potential contribution to knowledge and keywords. Abstract should be in English as also the full paper. Abstract cannot exceed than 300 words. Paper presentations will be in English.

Abstract submission opens from 25 st January 2019
Abstract submission due is 15st March 2019
Abstract acceptance notification will be sent by 31th March 2019

Conference Secretariat

Laboratory of Regional Development and Environmental Management (LAREDEM), Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University

  • Jalan Prof. H. Soedharto, SH, Tembalang,
    Semarang 50275 Central Java Province, INDONESIA
  • Phone/Fax
    (+62-24) 76480856 (working hours)
  • email:
    Contact Person: [Dr. Artiningsih and Zahra Nur H.]

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