Program

The Fourth International Conference on Local Governments
THE ROLES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN BLUE ECONOMY
September 18 – 20, 2013
Surabaya, Indonesia
Hosted by:  Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya (UNTAG Surabaya)

Date

Agenda

September 18, 2013

19:00 – 21:00
Arrival and Registration
Shangri-La Hotel
Reception Dinner
(invited guests)
September 19, 2013

08:00 – 08:30


Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Conference Overture
Celestial Blessing Dance
UNTAG Video Presentation

OPENING CEREMONY
09:00 – 09:15 Opening Address by
H. E. Le Long Minh
ASEAN Secretary General
09:15 – 09:30 Keynote Address by
GamawanFauzi, SH., MM.
Indonesian Minister of Economic Affairs
09:30 – 09:45 Welcoming Remarks by
Dr. H. Soekarwo, SH., M. Hum
Governor of East Java
09:45 – 10:00 Welcoming Remarks by
Ir. Tri Rismaharini, MT.
Mayor of Surabaya, Indonesia
10:00 – 10:15 Welcoming Remarks by
Dr. Ida Aju Brahmasari
Rector
Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya (UNTAG Surabaya)
10:15 – 10:30 Conference Overview by
Dr. HaryonoSuyono
Chairperson of the International Organizing Committee for the conference
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION PRESENTERS
11:00 – 11:20 Keeping People’s Hope Alive through HOPES by
Pol. Maj. Gen.AttakritThareechat
Director of the Government Lottery Office of Thailand
11:25 – 11:45 Thailand’s Local Government Structural Reforms: A Bumpy Road Ahead by
Prof. Peerasit Kamnuansilpa College of Local Administration, Khon Kaen University
11:50 – 12:10 A paper to be presented by
Prof. Pratikno President Gadjah Mada University
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15– 13:35 Balancing Accountability with Responsiveness: Responsible Flexibility in Local Government by
Prof. Richard Pratt University of Hawaii, USA
13:40– 14:00 Economic Gardening: Local Promotion of Local Economic Development by
Prof. Gayl Ness University of Michigan, USA
14:05 – 14:25 Municipal Expenditure Patterns and the Emergence of Entrepreneurial Policy Choices: The American Paradigm by
Prof. Charles Sampson University of Missouri, USA
14:30 – 14:50 Facing the Future: Local Governments Adapt to Social Media Trends by
Prof. James Scott University of Missouri, USA
14:50 -15:10 Coffee Break
15:10 – 15:30 Investment in Children and Intergovernmental Transfer: A Simulated Scheme for Poverty Reduction in Thailand by
Prof. Direk Patamasiriwat National Institute of Development Administration
15:35 – 15:55 The Challenges of Community Engagement in Rural-remote and Indigenous Local Government in Australia by
Prof. Melissa Gibbs Assistant Director Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government
16:00 – 16:20 Innovative Citizen Involvement for Creating Public Value in Local Government by
Prof. Roberta Ryan Director Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government University of Technology, Sydney, Centre for Local Government
16:25 – 16:45 The Financial Implications of Devolution of Powers to Lower Tiers Of Government in South Africa by
Prof. Alexius Amtaika University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
16:50 – 17:50 Inauguration of the International Association for Local Governments (IALG) Inaugural Address by
Prof. Charles Sampson Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the IALG
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner
Hosted by Dr. H. Soekarwo, SH., M. Hum Governor of East Java

 

Date

Agenda

September 20, 2013

08:00 – 10:00
SMALL GROUP SESSIONS

Room A
Blue Economic Business Model

Room B
Increasing Revenue of Local Governments

Room C
Maximizing People Participation in Local Affairs

Room D
Local Government Management Capacity
10:00 – 12:00 Room A
Promoting Social and Economic Development at the Local Level

Room B
Educational Development and Management of Education at the Local Level

Room C
Coverage and Quality of Health Services at the Local Level
12:00 -13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Room A
Comparing Local and National Government in Efficiency and Irregularity

Room B
The Voice of Local Government in Energy Development and Energy Sustainability

Room C
Building Constructive Relationships between Central Government and Local Government in Creating and Maintaining High Standard of Services

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:30

Conclusion by
Prof. Gayl Ness University of Michigan, USA and Prof. Peerasit Kamnuansilpa College of Local Administration, Khon Kaen University

16:30 -  17:00

Closing Speech by
Dr. Ida Aju Brahmasari Chairperson National Organizing Committee
19:00 – 21:00 Farewell Dinner
Hosted by Ir. Tri Rismaharini, MT. Mayor of Surabaya, Indonesia

 

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