Faculty of Business Economics (FEB) of the Nahdlatul Ulama University in Surabaya (Unusa) hosted the 2020 International Conference on Business and Management of Technology (IConBMT) on the theme Synchronizing Technology, Management, Business, Tourism, and Hospitality Facing 5.0 Era. This event was held online on August 1, 2020.
IConBMT 2020 partnered with ITS Business Management, Dynamics University, and Kadiri University who were the co-Hosts and was also supported by Texas Health and Science University.
As many as 70 presenters from four countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and the USA participated in the conference.
Dr. M. Yusak Anshori who is the Dean of the Faculty of Business Economics (FEB) Unusa, Mahardhika Pratama, Ph.D., from Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Shu-Chiang Lin, Ph.D., from Texas Health and Science University were some of the distinguished speakers at the event.
Conference Co-Chair, Rachma Rizqina Mardhotillah, S.T., M.MT. explained this event was the second event this year that Unusa has hosted.
“The theme reflects on how to prepare us to face the era of 5.0 in the future by combining aspects of technology, management aspects, business aspects, tourism aspects, and aspects of hospitality (hospitality), and presenters shared their interesting perspectives,” said Rachma.
“From this event, we also want to share knowledge between research authors in Indonesia and abroad,” Rachma explained.
“The participants are dominated by Indonesia, but we also had enthusiastic participants from other countries, namely Malaysia, Taiwan, and the USA,” he explained.
Meanwhile, the Dean of FEB Unusa who is also the presenter of this event, Dr. M. Yusak Anshori explained that through this event, FEB Unusa wanted to carry out a “tri drama” of higher education at an international level by collaborating with an international campus.
“From this event, I also hope the research authors will always improve their writing both in quality and quantity,” explained Yusak.
Seeing the enthusiasm of the participants is encouraging and UNUSA will try to hold an international conference every year.