|Full Paper Submission||:||31 January 2013 18 February 2013|
|Notification of Paper Acceptance||:||28 February 2013 *)|
|Camera-ready Paper Submission||:||8 March 2013|
|Early Bird Registration||:||31 March 2013|
|Deadline for Registration||:||30 April 2013|
|Conference Date||:||25-28 June 2013
31 July 2013: QiR 2013 Post Conference Note is available here
25 May 2013: Final schedule for QiR 2013 can be downloaded here
We are proud to announce that QiR 2013 has been approved to be IEEE Conference. Selected papers in the Symposium of Electrical and Computer Engineering, after review process, may be published in IEEE Xplore - the digital library of the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
Thanks from the organizer
It was our pleasure to host QiR 2013, in conjunction with ICCS 2013, in an historic and cultural city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The conference was jointly organized by Akprind Institute of Science and Technology. There were 432 participants from 16 countries attended the event, in which they shared their latest results in various areas in engineering, design, architecture and community development. The new symposium in Community Development has proved to be an attractive one, where application of various branches of science and engineering to empower and strengthen the community has been shared.
The selected theme of QiR 2013 was declared to be: "Exploring Innovation for Enhancement of Human Life and Environment". Under this theme the conference focused on the innovative contributions in science, engineering and design as well as their market perspectives to the existing and future enhancement of human life and environment quality. Sixteen invited speakers from around the world has added immense values to the conference, including five topics which were presented in the plenary sessions: Biorefinery, Integrated Transportation System, Safety Aspect in LNG usage, Architecture for People, and Green Ironmaking. Parallel sessions were chaired by prominent researchers in respective areas, and sucessfully conducted within the planned timeframe. Around 70 posters were displayed and discussed in 2 days. Exhibition by suppliers of laboratory equipments, Kagoshima University and other local bits and pieces also added special atmosphere to the conference. To enhance the tie among participants, a welcome dinner was arranged on the first night and it was cheered by a uniqeu band which combined pop music with gamelan (Indonesia traditional music). It was nice to see how the participants were enthusiatic to "vote" where the next QiR will be held, after the Dean of Engineering gave 5 options of cities during the dinner. Aside from that, a tour was conducted on the last day, visiting the Sultan's Kraton (Palace), Batik Factory, Silver Jewelry Making and finally to the Prambanan Temple - one of the UNESCO heritage site, which is a Hindu temple built in the 10th century.
To acknowledge high quality papers and posters, the Editorial Board selected Best Papers and Best Posters, and they were announced in the Closing Ceremony. The winners received certificate and a token of momento.
All presented papers will be published either in the Conference Proceeding, Advanced Materials Research, International Journal of Technology or IEEE Xplore. The Conference Proceeding is available here. Advanced Materials Research can be accessed through http://www.ttp.net/1022-6680.html and the International Journal of Technology is accessible through http://www.ijtech.eng.ui.ac.id/?id=20&volid=4&issueid=9 while the IEEE Xplore will be available in electronic format in their website.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, the Faculty of Engineering Universitas Indonesia, and IST Akprind, we would like to sincerely express thanks and gratitude for all speakers, participants, sponsors, contributors, students, government bodies, who have generously supported us. We would like to specially thank PT. Multi Karya Asia Pasifik Raya (MKAPR) as our Grand Sponsors. Some pictures from the QiR 2013 are available here.
We do hope that all participant returned to their home institution with wider network, possibility for new collaboration and full of good memories. After a long series of QiR, it is timely to set up a QiR Participant Group, where we can keep in contact and strengthen our collaboration. Thanks once again and see you in QiR 2015 on August 2015. Watch out which beautiful city that we finally choose!
Prof. Bondan T. Sofyan
Chairman of QiR 2013 Organizing Committee