During this unprecedented time, organizing a physical seminar is pretty impossible, due to the spread of the Corona Virus Diseases 19 (COVID-19) is inclining dramatically. This causes the government banning and not allowing any mass gathering activities that are involving many people to be gathering in one space. Although, the COVID-19 spread keeps ongoing, this does not stop us from IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter to organizing many events or trainings via the Webinars.
Before the Covid-19 hits the globe especially at Indonesia, on 25th January 2020, we had organized the Handover New Chair for IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter 2020. This handover is done to officially stated that the new Chapter Chair for 2020 is officially being handover to Dr. Wiseto Agung as the new Chapter Chair and was previously elected by the member of the IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter. Attended by 9 member of IEEE ComSoc Indonesia that was held at BuahBatu, Bandung, Indonesia.
The 3rd person from most right with yellow hijab Dr. Rina Pudji Astuti, and the 4th person from Most Right with the brown jacket the new IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter Chair 2020 Dr.Wiseto Agung.
The month of February, to be exact on 17th February 2020 we had a meeting for Program Arrangement for 2020. This meeting was arranged after the announcement of the new Chapter Chair for 2020. Dr.Wiseto Agung was led the meeting and discussed and planned out with other members the possible activities that can be done in 2020 with its respective month, date and venue. Attended by Dr.Wiseto Agung (Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Indonesia), Dr. Bambang Setia Nugroho (Vice Chair), Mdm Casie Setianingsih (General Secretary), Dr. Muhammad Ary Murti (Treasurer) and Dr. Gandeva Bayu Satrya (Technical Activities Coordinators) and 2 other non-members personnel. Held at Buah Batu, Bandung, Indonesia.
Program Arrangement for 2020
During the end of the month of February, we had held Administration meeting with ARS University Bandung. This meeting was being done to discussed about organizing IEEE Conference APWiMob 2021. It was attended by 3 IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Officer and 7 ARS Faculty Members and LPPM on 28th February 2020 at ARS University Bandung.
Dr.Muhammad Ary Murti Receiving Consolation Prize from ARS University Bandung
On the 2nd May 2020, we did collaboration with Fastconn, Techbross and Indonesian Telco consultants to organized Telco Training with the topic “4G5G TRAINING FOR COV19”. In this training, ComSoc Indonesia Chapter General Secretary, Alfin Hikmaturohman was opening the session and Dr. Wiseto Agung (ComSoc Chapter Chair) was introducing IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter. For this collaborated training, the participant’s fee will be donated for those who are affected by COVID-19.
Poster 4G5G Training
Besides, there are 3 additional sessions were held as follow:
- “Introduction on Small Satellite System for Massive Machine Type Commnication (5G mMTC)”, Speaker was Wahyudi Hasbi, S.Si, M.Kom (Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional-LAPAN), that been held on 8th June 2020. The video of the training can be seen at: https://bit.ly/IEEE-ComsocSatelit
Poster Training by Wahyudi Hasbi, S.Si, M.Kom
- Understanding Multi-Antenna Communication: From AWGN Channels to Massive MIMO. The speaker was Prof. Ir, Gamantyo and held on 11th June 2020 at 20:00. The training video can be seen at: https://bit.ly/5Gmimo
Poster Training by Prof. Ir, Gamantyo
- Enhanced Security for the Next Generation Wireless Communication Systems by Gandeva Bayu Satrya, Ph.D on 15th June 2020 at 20:00. Video can be viewed by using this link: https://bit.ly/5G-Security
Poster Training by Dr.Gandeva Bayu Satrya, Ph.D
Furthermore, there was a webinar with the topic “Education Ecosystem 4.0 in Facing the New Normal”. This webinar was held on 1st July 2020. One of the invited guest speaker was Kuncoro Wastuwibowo, Ir, MSC. (SM), he is the Portofolio and Synergy Leader at Telkom Indonesia. During the webinar, he speaks out on how the new normal are forcing out people to do digital transformation and technologies and maximizing the use of big data. Alongside Kuncoro Wastuwibowo, our next speaker was Dr. Bambang Setia Nugroho S.T., M.T., he was Dean of School of Electrical Engineering Telkom University. He is the Vice Chair for IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter. He was talked on the industries 4.0 that involving education that people can personalized. On this webinar, there are 56 participant ranging from variety of background. To view this webinar, you may referred to https://bit.ly/IEEE-webinar1
Poster Education Ecosystem 4.0 in Facing The New Normal Webinar
Our next activity was International Conference on Industry 4, Artificial Intelligence, and Communication Technology (IAICT) on 7 July 2020 which IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter was the sponsor of this Conference and Telkom University. In this conference, Dr. Wiseto Agung as keynote speaker and Dr. Muhammad Ary Murti also as the keynote speaker. The activity can be referred at https://iaict.org/.
IAICT 2020 Parallel Session 3
Our other activity, 5G Training during the COVID-19, was collaborated on 25th July 2020 with the topic was “5G Spectrum Policy and License Fee Regulation to Face The 5G Era”. The invited guest speakers were Adis Alifiawan., ST.MH and Eri Irawan, ST, MH that are from Ministry of Communications and Informatics (KOMINFO). Alfin Hikmaturokhman .,ST.,MH as the moderator. All participants fee will be donated for those who are affected by the COVID-19 . You may view the recorded training by the link: https://bit.ly/5G-regulation
Poster Spectrum Policy License Fee Regulation to Face the 5G Ultra Training
Not long after that, we organized a free webinar on 29th July 2020 with the topic of “IoT Role to Accelerate the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)”. For this webinar, we invited Ir. Teguh Prasetya MWP, MT – Chairman of IoT Association Indonesia as our Guest Speaker. We also invited Dr. Muhammad Ary Murti, Director of IoT Research Centre, Telkom University and he also as the Treasurer for IEEE ComSoc Indonesia Chapter. Dr. Wiseto Agung as the Chair for IEEE ComSoc Indonesia became the moderator for this webinar. To view the webinar, just referred to this link https://bit.ly/IEEE-webinarIoT
Poster IoT Role to Accelerate The Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
Moreover, on 3rd August 2020, we organized collaborated webinar with Lembaga Sertifikat Prestasi (LSP) Komputer, LSP Telekomunikasi and Train4best for “Certification of Competence in Information Technology and Telecommunication field”. Our General Secretary, Alfin Hikmaturokhman, S.T., M.T became the guest speaker for this webinar. The full recorded webinar on this link https://bit.ly/T4B-sertifikasi
Poster Certification of Competence in Information Technology and Telecommunication field
After a while, we are had planned to carry out a training on the month of October and November. Every weekend on each of the respective month, we will organize a training. The training is discussing in the area of 5G Training for COVID-19. This training was being conducted in collaboration with Fastconn, Techbros and IEEE ComSoc Indonesia. Furthermore, the fund from the participant who are joined for this training will be donated to support the people that are affected by the COVID-19. There are 3 speakers with a respective title because each speakers will talk different topics for specific training. First, Nicky Muhammad Ali will be as the speaker for 5G Core Trainer and the following list of traning as below:
- Validating the 5GC Network for Max Performance: QoS testing for the 5G Core at Week 1 – Week 2
- 5G Network Slicing: Ensuring Successful Implementation and Validation on Week 2 –Week 3
- 5GC Introduction , Architectural and Call Flow at Week 3 – Week 4 and it consist of 2 session.
Afterwards, the next speakers is Yudhi Rahadian which talks on 5G E2E Trainer and the following list of training as below:
- QRAN Interface and what the Impact for 4G and 5G Network on the 1st week until 2nd
- 5g Edge RAN Architecture and Security on the 2nd Week until 3rd Week
- 5G End-to-End Concepts for the 3rd Week until the 4th
Finally, the third speakers is Yoyok Dwi Parindra as 5G Radio Trainer and will be assist by NETCO Team and the following are the training as shown as below:
- 5G Fundamental and Radio Air Interface on the first week until the second week and be conduct in 2 sessions.
- 5G Radio Network and Parameter Planning on the second week until the third week.
- 5G Features Technical Overview: from Basic to Advanced Features on the fourth week until fifth week.
Pamphlet for the 5G Training for COVID-19
To sum up, we had organized many trainings and webinars on the past 2-3 months. We are hoping that we are still able to organize more webinars and trainings in the near future in order to educate more people in Indonesia the awareness of technology from variety of backgrounds.