Author: Koen

Tencon 2011 in Bali

Last week, Indonesia hosted some regional events: SEA Games, ASEAN Blogger Conference, ASEAN Summit. These days, the IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific) carries out its official annual conference IEEE TENCON on Sanur Beach, Bali. This conference has been prepared since a couple years ago, starting by submitting the proposal from Indonesia to the IEEE Region 10, bidding,…

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IEEE Day in Jakarta

Since 2010, the IEEE celebrates its own IEEE Day in October. This year the celebration day is on October 6th 2011. So this week we planned, arranged, and carried out the event titled IEEE Day Lectures on LTE Development. The organisers are the IEEE Indonesia Section and the IEEE Comsoc Indonesia Chapter, supported by IEEE Student Branch…

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Comnetsat

This morning (12-08-2011) I attended an IEEE Indonesia Section officer meeting. Held in UI Salemba, the meeting continues the discussion on our plan to carry out our own conferences. The conferences themselves will be carried out next year, optionally in Bali. The proposed names will be: International Conference in Communications, Network, and Satellite (ICCNS). Site…

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New Speedy Site

This evening, at last we launched the new design of TELKOMSPEEDY.COM. This is the site for Telkom’s broadband internet product. When our new (reconfigured) Multimedia division was (re-)formed, the then EGM ad interim, Mr Widi Nugroho appointed me personally to be the PIC of the main site of Speedy products, until a definitive unit could…

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Mobile Monday

Mobile Monday was carried out yesterday (08-08-2011), at FX Senayan. I guess FX itself stands for Flaza Xenayan. The traffic of Central Jakarta was not friendly, so I was late more than 1 hour :(. Anyway, I was still able to see some great presentations. The 1st I saw was MENOO, by Sandy Colondam. It…

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Groovia IPTV

The last weekend before my departure to Kyôto, I attended the grand launching of Telkom Group’s IPTV product. We call this new product Groovia. The name was obviously taken after the word groovy. But Telkom also planned to have a kind of product with similar success to Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Joomla, and other 2.o products…

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Elegance

When we talk about elegance, usually we refer to designs: product, web, programme, etc. But, while we’re in it, we can discuss about elegance in life: how to set the maximal simplicity to our way of life, while maintaining the highest performance possible in it. Life is beautiful, right?

Gamelan

Gamelan is a suite of musical instruments from Greater Sunda Islands in Indonesia. While some neighboring countries are currently using gamelan as one of the icons to attract prospective tourists to visit the regions in Southeast Asia, and there is no doubt that any reginal cultures result from mutual influence of the neighbouring ethnics, it…

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Kyoto: Comsoc AP-RCCC

This year the IEEE carried out the annual ICC conference in Kyoto, Japan. As usual, this greatest infocomm conference is accompanied by a couple of technical and organizational meetings, held by the IEEE or IEEE Comsoc. Representing the IEEE Comsoc Indonesia Chapter, I had to be present in Comsoc AP-RCCC. I got the invitation on…

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Tencon 2011 Bali — CFP

TENCON is an annual international technical conference of IEEE, Region 10 (Asia Pacific), which comprising of 56 Sections, 5 Councils, 8 Sub-sections, 334 Chapters and 491 Student Branches. Held annually since 1980, TENCON provides an important forum for researchers and engineers from the industries, and professors as well as graduate students from the academia to network and to discuss new ideas and…

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