Padang—Universitas Negeri Padang is appointed as the host of Indonesian Education National Convention (Konaspi) IX-2019. President Jokowi Widodo, Vice President Jusuf Kalla, and the Chair of BPIP Steering Committee Megawati Soekarnoputri plans to attend the grand meeting of the Institute of Teachers Education (LPTK).
“The scientific activities at Konaspi IX consists of conferences, seminars, discussion, and international conference on March, 13-16, 2019” said the Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri on Thursday (February 28, 2019). Meanwhile, the arrival of President Jokowi for Konaspi IX-20 at Universitas Negeri Padang always coordinate in order to attend the president as the keynote speaker on “The Industrial Revolution 4.0”.
In addition, the others main speakers of Konaspi IX-2019 also attended by Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Prof. H. Mohamad Nasir, Ph.D., Ak, Minister of Education and Culture Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, MAP and Minister of National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas, Prof. Dr. Bambang P.S. Brodjonegoro.
“UNP are trying to present President Jokowi and all minister to UNP. But if president and minister doesn’t come, the Vice President Jusuf Kalla will be represented in Konaspi IX-2019”, said Prof. Ganefri.
“There are still many educational issues in industrial revolution 4.0,” said Yunia, Vice Rector I UNP. Yunia also said that there would be 3000 people who will attend the IX-2019 and every college send 75-100 people.
The Konaspi IX-2019 will be attended by 12 LPTK are namely Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP), Univeritas Negeri Medan (Unimed), Univeritas Negeri Jakarta (UNJ), Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI), Universitas Negeri Semarang (Unnes), Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY), Universitas Negeri Malang (UNM), Universitas Negeri Surabaya (Unesa), Universitas Negeri Makassar (UNM), Univesitas Pendidikan Ganesha (Undiksha), Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, dan Universitas Negeri Manado.
“We are expecting that 3000 people who attend the Konaspi IX-2019 and we hope the Konaspi are able to bring positive impact on the education in Indonesia”, said Prof. Ganefri. (Public Relation of UNP)