This event was attended by more than 70 State Universities and Private Universities all over Indonesia. As the first guest speaker, Adam Pamma, the representative of Senior Experten Service (SES) in Indonesia, presented a seminar on ‘Best Practice of Innovation-based Research and Synergy between Vocational Higher Education, Industries and Government of Germany’. Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc.,Ph.D., the Dean of SV UGM, became the moderator of that session.
Wikan said that vocational education is a strategic sector therefore in near future UGM will establish a Study Program focusing on Undergraduate and Graduate Degree of Applied Sciences.
On the second day of meeting, FPTVI invited two guest speakers from Directorate General of Coaching Training and Productivity of Ministry of Manpower of Indonesia to present seminar about ‘Synergistic Training on Comptence Test to Meet the Need of Skilled Human Resources’. The moderator of this session is the Director of Vocational Development Center SV UGM, Ir. Hotma Prawoto, M.T., IP-Md., who was the first chairperson of FPTVI. The next session invited the Chairperson of BNSP as the guest speaker presenting ‘Graduates Competence Certification of UNISTA in attempt to meet the Link and Match of Service-based Industries and Manufacturers’.
This event was closed with a plenum to compose a list of working programs of FPTVI including Promotion and Application of Vocational Student Admissions, Vocational Olympic Competition and Joint Journals programs. (ty)