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Indonesian-American Symposium

Indonesian Academy of Sciences – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

July 19-21, 2017
Ambon, Indonesia


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 Earth’s Climate System

Organizers: William Gilhooly and Berry Juliandi

The History of Climate on Earth
Noah Planavsky, Yale University

 Understanding of Earth Climate Systems: Grounded Research for Decision Making Process
Perdinan, Bogor Agricultural University

 The Values of Paleoclimatology for Understanding Climate Change on Human Timescales
Jessica Conroy, University of Illinois

 Emerging Energy Technologies

Organizers: Christine Luscombe and Rino Rakhmata Mukti

 Emerging Energy Technologies
Joseph Berry, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

 Opportunity for Electrochemical-based Devices for Utilizing Alternative Energy in Indonesia
Hary Devianto, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB)

 Solar Energy Now and Into the Future
Joseph Berry, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

 Exploring the Oceans: Coral Reefs to the Deep Sea

Organizers: Melissa Roth and yosmina Tapilatu

 Preserving and Conserving Indonesian Marine Biodiversity through Connectivity and Self-Recruitment from Shallow Coral Reefs to Deep-Sea Populations
Hawis Madduppa, Bogor Agricultural University

 Exploring the Last Frontier: Evolutionary Biology in the Midwater
Karen J. Osborn, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

 Nature’s Solar Transformers: Lessons in Efficient Solar Energy from Giant Clams
Alison Sweeney, University of Pennsylvania

 Human Behavior and Cybersecurity

Organizers: Teguh Dartanto and Natalie Ebner

 Human Behavior and Cybersecurity
Tony Vance, Brigham Young University

 Information Disclosure and Privacy Attitudes of Online Users
Anna Cinzia Squicciarini, Penn State University

 Everyday Security Practices
Endah Triastuti, University of Indonesia


Organizers Natalie Ebner and Ari Winasti Satyagraha

 Understanding and Leveraging the Power of the Adaptive Brain 
Nichole Lighthall, University of Central Florida

 Applying Computer-Based Training to Improve the Working Memory among Children with ADHD: Is there any Effect on Brain Neuroplasticity?
Tjhin Wiguna, Universitas Indonesia

 Reawakening Childhood Plasticity in the Adult Brain
Sunil Gandhi, University of California, Irvine

 Why and How Identity Politics and Populism Reemerge in Current Globalized World?

Organizers: Michael Dahlstrom and Sudirman Nasir

 Why and How Identity Politics and Populism Reemerge in Current Globalized World?
Al Makin, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University

 Populism, Identity Politics and Globalization: Does Indonesia follow the Global Narrative?
Zulfan Tadjoeddin, Western Sydney University

 Do Polarization and Politicization Hinder Scientific Communication?
Toby Bolsen, Georgia State University

The Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development.  Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation with additional support from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences. 

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