The 8th International Conference and Field Study Rural Research and Planning Group, Please Download Poster


Dear Colleagues,
It is a great honor for Universitas Gadjah Mada -especially Development Geography Department, Faculty of Geography- as the newest member of Rural Research and Planning Group (RRPG) to host the 8th International Conference and Field Study Rural Research and Planning Group (RRPG) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
This conference will provide opportunity for the participants to exchange their new ideas and experiences, share experiences; recent research results and implementations and find global partners for future collaboration, and through these activities, contributing to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as innovation for rural development. Call for abstracts and papers is now open. Abstracts of maximum 250 words will be accepted until February 14, 2017.
We look forward to seeing you in Yogyakarta-Indonesia during 16-17 May 2017 in a wonderful season of the Archipelago's country for enjoying the “nature, culture, education and history” as well as academic programs.

Best Regards,

Prof. Dr. Suratman, M.Sc.
Prof. Dr. M. Baiquni, M.A



Innovations of Rural Development for Implementing
Sustainable Development Goals

Sub Theme

1Sustainable Rural Development
2Rural Goverment and Policy
3Sustainable Agriculture
4Migration and Displacement
5Rural Natural Resource Management & Spatial Information
6Rural Tourism and Regional Development

7Rural Planning and Infrastructure
8Rural Women and Development
9Smart Village & Smaart City Innovation and Development
10Disaster & Community Resilience and Comunity Empowerment
11Rural Land Management
12Creative Kampongs for Ecconomic Development

Important Dates

February 14, 2017 Deadline of abstract submission

February 21, 2017 Extended deadline of abstract submission

February 21, 2017 Abstract acceptance notification

February 28, Extended abstract acceptance notification

March 31, 2017 End of early bird registration

March 31, 2017 Deadline of full paper submission

May 16, 2017 Conference and exhibition

May 17, 2017 Fieldstudy

June 17, 2017 Deadline of last version of full paper submission

July 17, 2017 e-prosiding ISBN Publication

Registration Fee

International Participant*

CategoryEarly Bird registrationOrdinary registration
StudentsUSD 50USD 100
Non StudentsUSD 100USD 175

Local Participant*

CategoryEarly Bird RegistrationOrdinary Registration
StudentsIDR 650000IDR 1300000
Non StudentsIDR 1300000IDR 2200000

* Selected local and international RRPG members are free of registration fee

*The registration fee does not include the fieldstudy

*Fieldstudy fee is USD 50 for international participant and IDR 600000 for local participant


Keynote Speakers

Eko Putro Sandjojo, BSEE., M.BA
Minister of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Region and Transmigration of Republic Indonesia

Prof.Ir.Hasanuddin Z.Abidin, M.Sc.
Head of Geospatial Information Agency of Republic Indonesia

Prof.Dr.Ibrahim Ngah
Founder Member of RRPG, University Technology Malaysia