The 2nd Maritime Continent Fulcrum International Conference (MaCiFIC 2022) is a platform for academics, business actors, policy makers, and other practitioners who are engaged and have a vision to develop the maritime sectors not only industries but also ecological. The MaCiFIC 2022 is organized by the Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji (UMRAH), Indonesia.
The MaCiFIC 2022 was held by Hybrid (online by zoom) and offline at Trans Convention Center, Tanjungpinang City from September 28-October 1, 2022. This event was attended by More than 400 participants and speakers from various countries, namely Indonesia, The United States, Japan, France, and Australia from academia, government, business, and communities. At the MaCiFIC 2022, there were 106 papers titles presented in plenary and parallel sessions. Topics of the papers related to blue economy, archipelago governance, maritime culture and heritage, maritime science and technology, marine science and fisheries, innovative technology for sustainable developments goals (SDGs), and climate change initiative on coastal and marine ecosystems.
Appreciation and thanks are conveyed to the committee from academic staff of UMRAH for their hard work and contributions to the MaCiFIC 2022. Our appreciation and thanks are also conveyed to all participants, peer reviewers, and speakers for their support and contribution in the MaCiFIC 2022.
The oral presenter of the MaCiFIC 2022 were targeted to be 106 people from various countries. The total participants who attended the conference were 400 people including a keynote speaker and 7 invited speakers and 106 oral presenter by online and on site. Participants of the conference consisted of researchers, lecturers, and students who were engaged in the multidisciplinary on the maritime. Locations of the participants, presenter and speakers were Indonesia, The United States, Japan, France, Australia, and Singapore.
The all participants’ affiliations of MaCiFIC 2022 are Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji, Riau University, Hasanuddin University, ITS, Padjajaran University, Indonesia University, Batam University, Bung Hatta University, IPB University, Universitas Jendral Soedirman, Marine Geological Institute of Indonesia, Andalas University, Marine and Fisheries Institute of Riau Island Province, UIN Jakarta, Islamic Riau University, State University of Jakarta, Carbon Ethics Indonesia Foundation, Indonesia Education University, Ministry of Marine and Fisheries Affairs (MAFF) Republic of Indonesia, Kyushu University, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN),
The MaCiFIC 2022 was held by Hybrid (online by zoom) and offline at Trans Convention Center, Tanjungpinang City. The Conference was organised by Univeritas Maritim Raja Ali Haji, Indonesia. The model of MaCiFIC 2022was plenary and parallel sessions, interactive talks by speakers, question and answer sessions. The MaCiFIC 2022 was divided into four plenary sessions and four parallel sessions. The time spent to deliver the talks were 25 minutes for each plenary speaker and 10 minutes for each parallel speaker. There were seven parallel rooms and 10 – 18 speakers per parallel room.
In the plenary session, seven invited speakers gave presentations on different topics, namely Prof. Thomas Boving from The University of Rhode Island (URI), USA gave a presentation on “URI Research on Environmental Issues and Coastal Environment”; Prof. Agung Dhamar Syakti (Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji) gave apresentation related to “Environmental sample stability for pharmaceutical compound analysis: Handling and preservation recommendation”; Prof. Henry Dou (Aix-Marseille University; France) with a presentation entitled “Advocacy for the Island”; Dr. Perry Jie (Edith Cowan University; Australia) gave a presentation on “Indonesian Maritime Trade: Transportation and Port Facilitation”; Prof. Tamiji Yamamoto (Director of Center for Restoration of Basin Ecosystem and Environment; Japan) gave a presentation on “Fertilizer development and application for oyster growth”, and Dr. Mubariq Ahmad (Chariman of Conservation Strategy fund; Indonesia) gave apresentation on “The blue economy challenges in Indonesia’s economic transformation”; Dr. Umi Muawanah (Nationl Research and Innovation Agency; BRIN Indonesia). gave a presentation regarding “Blue foods (Tunas in Indonesia)”; Dr. Muhammad Zaini (Director General of Fisheries Cacth, Ministry of Marine and Fisheries Affairs; Republic of Indoneisa) asn keynote speaker with a presentation entitled “Implementation of blue.
The parallel session was divided into two meeting rooms and support to Zoom Meeting platform. The number of papers presented in the parallel sessions were 20 papers on maritime science and technology and Innovative technology for sustainable development goals (SGDs) topics, 20 papers on marine and fisheries topics, 26 papers on blue economy and climate change inititave on coastal and marine ecosystem topics, and 26 papers on archipelago governance and maritime culture and heritage topics.
It is hoped that this conference will make a real contribution to the development of Indonesian maritime sector through achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).