Posted by: Hendra Siry | 30 January, 2008

IRSA Ninth International Conference in Palembang, July 30-31, 2008

The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) is preparing its Ninth International Conference in Palembang, South Sumatera, on July 30-31, 2008, titled “The Current and Future Issues of Regional Development, Energy and Climate Change”. The conference is intended to be a media for scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers to discuss and exchange theoretical and empirical findings on the issues of regional development, energy and climate change with particular emphasis on the aspects of governance, public services provision, natural resource and environmental management, investment and business climate, tourism, trade and informal sector, regional growth, poverty and inequality. It is hoped that through this conference participants will exchange experiences and build strong networks for future research, policy discussion, and practical collaboration. Topics that are not in Indonesian context are welcomed as long as its lessons learned are relevant.

Deadline for abstract/paper submission:
Abstract must be submitted before April 30, 2008. To submit your abstract, please send your abstract via e-mail to and

Notification of abstract selected will be on May 15, 2008. Person whose abstract is selected must send the complete paper (electronic files only) to the conference organiser ( and on July 1, 2008 at the latest.

Requirements of the abstract:

The abstract should be in English. It should not be more than 1 page long in an A4 paper with upper margin and lower margin no more than 1 inch, typed with 1 line spacing, Times New Roman 12. Please note in your abstract the institution you represent.

Secretariat of the Ninth IRSA International Conference:

c/o Dr. Bernadette Robiani, M.Sc.
Graduate Program of Economics
Sriwijaya University
Jl. Padang Selasa 524, Palembang 30139, South Sumatera, Indonesia
Phone: +62(711) 354222 or +62(711) 352132
Fax: +62(711) 320310
E-mail: and


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