October 31, 2017-12-19
ICIAR-LIPI has participated in supporting the Annual Scientific Meeting (PIT) and the Indonesian Society of Limnology Congress (MLI) held at Kusnoto Building on October 31, 2017. The event was opened by the Task Implementer of LIPI Head, Prof. Ir. Dr. BambangSubianto by explaining several expectations for MLI which are to 1) Provide inputs on the study, innovation, and research results related to terrestrial ecosystems; 2) Contribute to the national priority program in the field of sanitation of the Lake; 3) Increase the competence of HR members of MLI; 4) Popularize the results of research and study to the user community; 5) Maintain the continuity of terrestrial water ecosystem. In this third congress of MLI, Hidayat was elected as chairman of the daily board of MLI for a period of 2017-2021.
Three important speakers who attended the PIT and the MLI Congress are: 1) Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto, MSc from the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas); 2) Prof. Dr. Kim Jim Kwan from Chonam National University Korea; and 3) Dr. Jojok Sudarso, M.Si from UPT Livelihood Technology Transfer Lake – LIPI. A total of 101 papers in the form of oral and poster presentations were presented in PIT-MLI in accordance with the topics raised: water quality management and pollution control (26 papers); potential, conservation, and rehabilitation of aquatic resources (39 papers); biotechnology and habitat (17 papers); ecohydrology and disaster mitigation (13 papers); social and cultural aspects in the restructuring of terrestrial waters (6 papers). In addition to oral and poster presentation sessions, the PIT MLI also held expert discussions on the issue of lake sanitation moderated by prof. Dr. Gadis Sri Haryani.