Diponegoro University have held a National Seminar on Community Service Collaboration for the SNK-PPM UNDIP – UNNES 2019. The seminar took place in the Hall of the ICT Center Building on the 5th floor of Diponegoro University, Tembalang. The national seminar was attended by 120 participants from West Java, Central Java and academics from Diponegoro University and Semarang State University, Tuesday (3/12).

The seminar, which began at 09.00 WIB with the theme “Building Communities in the Digital Era with Synergy between Industry and Higher Education through Community Service” is intended to support the government in improving the quality of life and welfare of the Indonesian people through community service programs that will be held by lecturers.

Through the synergy of two state universities in Semarang, namely Diponegoro University and Semarang State University, both are expected to hold a national seminar on community service collaboration in the second year with a  theme of “Building Communities in the Digital Era with Synergy Between Industry and Higher Education through Community Service”.

The event was opened with remarks from Fahmi Arifan, ST, M.Eng as the Head of the P2KKN LPPM Diponegoro University who is also the Head of the National Seminar Committee, then followed by remarks from the Head of the LPPM Undip namely Prof. Jamari, ST, MT.

The national seminar activity was filled by three speakers who were experts in their fields, namely:

  1. Dr. Moch. Djaeni, ST., M.Eng .: “Downstreaming of Research: Efforts to Address Millennial Era Community and Industrial Challenges”
  2. Eko Suwito Pramono, M.Pd: “Downstreaming of Appropriate Technology Based on Strategic Research between Universities and Society”
  3. Bambang Widiyanto SH., MH, GM Human Resources of Trans Corp: “The Role of the Industrial World on Community Service in the Industrial Era University 4.0”

“The true role of the industrial world and universities in community welfare can be realized through various community service programs. Thus, in order for synergy to work it needs to be disseminated so that the government, Indonesian citizens and universities can further strengthen synergy programs within the framework of community service for the future time” said Prof. Jamari, ST, MT.