Busworld Academy South East Asia


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DAY 1: Wednesday 20th march 2019

09:30 Conference registration and networking tea/coffee
10:30 Inaugural Session - Opening plenary
  • Welcome Address: Mr. Jan Deman, Director, Busworld Academy
  • Address: Mr. Jerome Pourbaix, UITP
  • Address: Dr. Bernadia Tjandradewi, Secretary General, UCLG ASPAC
  • Address: Mr. Andre Dzikus, Coordinator UBSB, UN-Habitat (tbc)
  • Address by the Guest of Honour: H. E. Stephane De Loecker, The Belgian Ambassador
  • Key-Note Address: Mr. C. R. C. Mohanty, Environment Programme Coordinator, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Japan
  • Inaugural Address: Hon. Budi Karya Sumadi, Hon’ble Transport Minister, Government of Indonesia (tbc)
  • Vote of Thanks: Mr. Sommy Lumadjeng, Chairman, ASKARINDO/IPOMI
11:45 Opening Ceremony of the Busworld Exhibition
  • Gem Indonesia, Mr. Baki Lee
  • Busworld International, Mr. Didier Ramoudt, President
  • Askarindo, Mr. Sommy Lumadjeng, chairman
  • Ipomi, Mr Lesani, Chairman of IPOMI
  • Honble Mr Budi Karya Sumadi
12:15 VIP-Tour of the Exhibition


South-East Asian Mayor's Forum

Session Moderator: UCLG ASPAC / UITRapporteur: Ms Septina Setyaningrum,Transport Coordinator, United Cities and Local Governments of Asia pacific (UCLG ASPAC)

Theme: Sustainable Public Transport in Cities of South East Asian Countries


Moderator : Dr. Sutanto Soehodho, Deputy Governor, Jakarta

  • Bus Transport Issues (1) Planning, Regulation and Policy Implementation-Speaker: Dr. Gyeng Chul KIM, Special Advisor UCLG-ASPAC
  • Sustainable Public Transport in Cities: challenges and opportunities for decision-makers (Speaker: UITP, TBC

Mayors’ Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jakarta (Chair of UCLG-UITP Mobility Champions Community)

Panelists (UCLG-ASPAC Members): City Mayors of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Local Government High Officials

Open Discussion with Local Government Participants

Moderator: Dr. Bernadia

Promoting Bus Transport in ASPAC Cities / Local Governments

Signature ceremony of new Members of the Mobility

Champions Community in South-East Asia

Photograph of Champions + UCLG/ASPAC & UITP

19:00 Welcome Reception

DAY 2: Thursday 21st march 2019


CEO's Conclave / Round Table

Session Moderator: Busworld Academy Chair: Mr. Budi Setiyadi (General Director of Land Transport  Ministry of Transport, Govt. of Indonesia)Co-Chair: Mr. OP Agarwal, WRI India Rapporteur: Mr. AM. Fikri
Theme - Futuristic Transportation Solutions for South East Asia – Shaping Tomorrow’s Public Transport in ASEAN countries
Theme Presenters:
  • Mr. James Leather, Chief of Transport Sector Group, ADB Manila
  • Mr. Prasetyo Boeditjahjono Senior Advisor Minister for Technology, Energy and Environment Rancamaya Golf Estate, Jalan Jasmin III/E-184, Bogor
  • Dr. Gyeng Chul Kim: Enhancing Bus Ridership through Integration and Connectivity.
  • High level representatives of: Volvo, Scania, Daimler
  • Mr Lesani, President IPOMI
  • Mr Sommy Lumadjeng, Chairman of ASKARINDO
  • Mr Vineeth Purushotham, Frost & Sullivan
  • Mr Jung, Bong-Soo, JIAT (Jeonbuk Institute of Automotive Convergence Technology)(tbc)
  • Mr Prasanna Padwardhan, President BOCI (tbc)
  • Mr. Akash Passey, Volvo Bus Manufacturers (tbc)
  • Mr. Ahmed Al Bulushi, CEO,  Oman National Transport Company
  • Capt. VV Ratnaparkhi, Executive Director, ASRTU India (tbc)
  • High level representatives of the participating OEM’s (Volvo, Mercedes and others)
10:30 Networking Tea/Coffee break

Creating Uniform Regulatory and Policy Framework for ease of doing business including:

  1. Safety and traffic management

  2. Emission and free fossil fuel energy

Chair: Mr. Mohamad Risal Wasal, ATD.MM, Director of Safety Development.

Co-chair: Ms. Ibu Aderina, Head, Land Trasportation Emission Control Section, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia 

Rapporteur: Ms Septina Setyaningrum, Transport Coordinator, United Cities and Local Governments of Asia pacific (UCLG ASPAC)               

Theme Presenters:

  • Mr. OP Agarwal, CEO WRI India
  • Dr. Marcel Pandin, Advisor UCLG
  • Dr. Fleischer Wolfgang, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna


  • Mr. Lesani, President IPOMI 
  • Dr. Surachet Pravinvongvuth Assistant Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (tbc) 
  • Mr Aji Ronaldo, Head of Subdivision for Road Transport
  • Mr. Dasrul Chaniago Director of Air Pollution Control Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

Development of Mass Transportation, BRT Systems and Supporting Infrastructure.

Chair: Ir. Karlo, Manik, Director, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority under MoT

The session inter alia will cover the following subjects:

  1. Zero Emission and market possibilities
  2. Updated technology in bus building
  3. Techniques in body construction
  4. Safety performance
  5. Standardization processes (ex. In safety performance) 

Theme Presenters:

  • Mr. Manfred Hermann Breithaupt, Senior Transport Advisor GIZ and FreelanceConsultant, Germany
  • Dr. Yoga Adiwinarto, Director, ITDP, Jakarta


  • IPOMI members and representatives of Ministry of Transport. 
  • Dr. Fleischer Wolfgang, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna 
  • Mr. Santhosh Kumar Kodukula Project Coordinator Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy and Environment (tbc) 
  • Mr Jung, Bong-Soo JIAT (tbc)


Lunchbreak & Exhibition visit

Breakout sessions


Technical session 4A: Market opportunities for Indonesian Bus Builders

Technical session 4B: Development of electric bus and trolley bus networks.

Session Chair/ Moderator: Mr. Ahmad Yani, Director of Transport and Multimode

Theme Presenter: Mr Sigit Irfansyah, Director General, Ministry of Transport


  • ASKARINDO – Ministry of Transport
  • BOCI
  • JIAT
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • STTD
  • STMT
  • Mr Basri Fahriza, Trisakti
  • Mr. Alexander Mastrovito, Scania CV AB
  • Mr. Christoph Stadler, Director Asia-Pacific, Moovel Group GmbH, Germany
  • Representative of the Tourism sector (Dealing with tourism in Indonesia and the potential it holds for coach transport)

 Rapporteur: Mr Jeremy Christopher Adinugroho, IHS Alumni

Session Chair/Moderator: Head of Bappenas (National Ministry of Planning Indonesia) /

Co-chair: Mr. Lesani, President IPOMI (Federation of the Private Young Bus Operators)


  • Mr. Arno Kerkhof, Head of Bus Division, UITP
  • Mr. Chandramowli Kailasam, Programme Manager, Frost and Sullivan
  • UN-Habitat
  • Wuppertal Institute, Germany
  • Kijun Kim Korea Asian Development Bank Transport Specialist

Rapporteur: Ms Yulia, IHS Alumni


Networking Tea /Coffee break


Technical session 5A: Operational Excellence and Digitalization for sustainable urban bus transport

Technical session 5B: International best practices in operation, maintenance and management

Session Moderator: UITP

Theme Presenter: Dr. Fleischer Wolfgang, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna


  • Prof. Cris Diaz,  University of Philippines (tbc)
  • Capt. VV Ratnaparkhi, Executive Director, ASRTU India

Rapporteur: IHS Alumni

Session Moderator: Dr. Ralph Wahnschafft Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development Policies Global Forum on Human Settlement, Germany Goethestr.

Theme Presenter: Mr. Christopher Karkan, UITP Singapore


  • Dr. Fleischer Wolfgang
  • Mr Christoph Stadler, Director Asia-Pacific, Moovel Group GmbH, Germany
  • Mr Aji Ronaldo Transportation Ministry of Indonesia 

Rapporteur: Ms Yulia, IHS Alumni

DAY 3: Friday 22nd march 2019


Towards Sustainable & Client Friendly Public Transport in Indonesia/Appealing and restructuring of land transport system towards a better infrastructure in future

Session Chair: Mr. Ahmad Yani, Director of Transport and Multimode

Director, BAPPENAS (Rika Zikriyyah)

Rapporteur: STTD

The session will give an overview of what is in the market; New Armada, experiences with the electric bus at Jakarta International Airport;

Financing zero emission bus mobility

Theme Presenters

  • Mr. David John Ingham, Senior UrbanTransport Specialist, World Bank
  • UITP
  • Dr. Kulwant Singh/STTD
  • Representatives from APEKSI, Ministry of Public Works, IPOMI, IUTP and Laskana
  • Alvinsyah Muslihun Indonesia University of Indonesia Department of Civil Engineering 
  • Ms. Deliani Poetriayu Siregar Urban Planning Associate 

Theme presenter:

  • Dr. Tsu-Jui Cheng, Program Manager and Global Coordinator, Sustainable Urban Mobility / EcoMobility ICLEI World Secretariat, Germany 
  • Ms. Sin Wan Alice Yiu Program Manager Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), China


Moving Towards high valued bus transportation, Session on safety, passenger comfort and client friendly marketing & sales

Session Chair/Co-Chair: Mr Jan Deman, Busworld Academy

Rapporteur: STTD

Theme presenter:

Dr. Ganesh Raj Joshi, Researcher, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Japan


Frost and Sullivan - BW Academy partner for all market analyses


Networking Coffee/Tea


Discussion and Acceptance of the Jakarta Declaration on

Bus Public Transport

Valedictory Session

Presentation of Session chairs’ Summary (Session reports by Rapporteurs)

Address by High level representative, Ministry of Transport,  Government of Indonesia

Vote of Thanks: Mr Jan Deman, Director, BusWorld Academy

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