PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS

IDF 2021 is inviting academicians, researchers, development practitioners, non-government organizations, civil organizations and organizations from the public and private sectors to submit proposals under the theme of: Indonesia’s Future Industrialization Paradigm: Value Creation and Adaptive Capacity for Socio-Economic Transformation. Proposals submitted for IDF 2020 that have not been withdrawn will be automatically presented for IDF 2021, with minor adjustments regarding this year’s themes.

Proposal Categories

Proposals for IDF 2021 must discuss the conference’s themes and must be in the form of these categories:

  • Research Papers that fulfill the criteria of Inspire, Imagine or Innovate.
  • Pitches about innovative technologies, fresh approaches or new forms of product or service. 
  • Ideas in the form of blog posts/articles, vlogs/videos or infographics. These ideas will be published on IDF 2021’s website leading up to the main event and several will be chosen to be presented at the conference itself. 

Proposals can be made in English or Bahasa Indonesia. To submit a proposal, the author must fill in an online submission form that confirms their interest in participating, with these important details:

  • Title of the Proposal
  • Author or Authors’ names and affiliated organizations.
  • Session Category of Interest: Parallel Inspire, Parallel Imagine, Parallel Innovate, Ideas & Innovations Market or General Ideas (proposals to this category will be assessed by a judging panel)

 
Authors submitting full research papers or pitch proposals will be asked to present their submitted works. Please check the proposal submission rules and format rules for further information. 
 
The deadline for all proposals is no later than 23:59 WIB, 31 May 2021. All submitted proposals will be assessed by an independent judging panel. All entries must be submitted online through IDF’s website at https://www.indonesiadevelopmentforum.com. Submitters for the General Ideas category must also mention/tag IDF on social media: @iddevforum.

Successful Submissions

The IDF’s assessment team will choose which research papers or presentations are successful based on an independent judgement process. The best submissions will be awarded the chance to publish their work on the Ministry of National Development/Bappenas’ and the Center for Strategic and International Policy (CSIS)’s official journals, with assistance from IDF 2021 partners to help prepare the work for publication. 
 
Inclusive Participation

The organizing committee is committed to ensure that women, members of the disabled community and members of marginalized communities will be represented fairly at IDF 2021. We will ensure to give equal footing for both male presenters and female presenters. We will also provide proper accommodation options and stage requirements needed for disabled participants. When filling out your submission form, please state your requirements.

PROPOSAL FORMATS

Research Papers

Proposals in the form of Research Papers must be submitted in the form of an abstract, max. 1000 words or 2 pages. The paper must be directly connected with the conference’s themes and can be made up of research findings or practical evidence-based ideas. When judging a research paper, the judging panel will ask these questions:

Research Findings-based paper:

  • Are the issues related to development, the background of the research and the context of the study conveyed clearly?
  • Are the questions asked in this paper clearly asked and answered?
  • Is the methodology adequately executed and strong enough to answer the research questions?
  •  Are the paper’s arguments and findings based on evidence?
  • What are the conclusions of this research and do the recommendations logically make sense based on the evidence presented?
  • What are the practical and policy implications of the results? 

Practical Experiment-based paper:

  • Are the issues related to development, the background of the research and the context of the study conveyed clearly?
  • Is there a clear explanation of the research method used in the paper?
  • Is there any clear evidence that they have successfully tested their method? Are the reasons for the success clearly explained? 
  • Are the implications and the lessons learned from this experiment method conveyed clearly? 
  • Are the key conclusions or recommendations logically make sense based on the evidence presented?
  • What are the practical or policy implications of the results?

Pitches

Pitches must be submitted with an explanation no more than 500 words (1 page). 
Contents of the pitches must be relevant to the conference’s themes. When judging pitch papers, the judging panel will ask these questions:

  • Are the issues related to development, the background of the research and the context of the ideas or innovations conveyed clearly?
  • Is the explanation behind the submitters’ own ideas and theories clearly conveyed?
  • Are the ideas or innovations proposed in the presentation new, or can it be adapted to new contexts and challenges?
  • Is there a clear explanation on the benefits or potential of the proposed idea or innovation?
  • What are the practical or policy implications of the results?

Ideas

Submitted works must be relevant with the conference’s themes and must abide by these instructions:

  • Articles or blog posts must be a maximum of 1000 words with a title comprised of 8-12 words (or 70 characters max.) and must be submitted with a picture (min. 500 px). The title must NOT be the same as one of IDF 2021’s themes. Blog or article must be promoted on social media and must tag @iddevforum and have the hashtag #IDF2021, #Reindustrialisasi, #IndustriMaju, #IndustriMasaDepan. 
  • Videos or vlogs must be a maximum of 3 minutes (max. resolution of 1920 x 1080) and must be submitted with a one-paragraph explanation. Videos must be uploaded on YouTube with the hashtags #IDF2021, #Reindustralisasi, #IndustriMaju and #IndustriMasaDepan. Submitters must also post their YouTube link in the online submission form. Submitted videos will be posted on the ID Dev Forum YouTube channel. 
  • Infographics must be a maximum of 1080x1080 px and must be submitted with a one paragraph description. Infographics must be uploaded on Instagram and must tag @iddevforum and have the hashtags #IDF2021, #Reindustrialisasi, #IndustriMaju and #IndustriMasaDepan.
     

COMPLETE FORMAT FOR RESEARCH PAPER AND PITCH CATEGORIES

If your research paper or pitch is successful, you will be asked to present your submitted paper or pitch. You will also be asked to provide a short biography, no more than 150 words.

Research Papers
Submitted research findings-based and practical experiment-based research papers must not exceed 5000 words (10 pages), outside of tables, graphs, images or charts. 

Research Findings-based papers must include: 

  • Clear explanations on the development issues addressed, backgrounds and the context of the research itself. 
  • A clear description on the purpose of the research and why the researcher chose their questions. 
  • A description on the methodology used.
  • Clear descriptions on the main research findings. 
  • Clearly written conclusions of the research
  • Recommendations and/or practical and policy implications 

Practical Experiments-based papers must include:

  • Clear explanations on the development issues addressed, backgrounds and the context of the research itself. 
  • A clear description on the purpose of the research.  
  • Clear, evidence-based descriptions regarding the practical impacts of the experiment for groups such as women, the disabled and other marginalized groups. 
  • Descriptions on the contributing factors in the success of the experiment mentioned in the paper. 
  • Clearly defined conclusions and observations from the experiment.
  • Key messages, recommendations and/or practical and policy implications of the experiment results.

Practical Experiments-based papers can include videos and/or infographics, but must abide by the rules stated above.

Pitch-based papers
Pitch idea descriptions must not exceed 2000 words (4 pages), not including tables, charts, graphs or images. 
Pitch idea descriptions must include:

  • Clear explanations on the development issues addressed, backgrounds and the context of the pitch idea itself. 
  • A description of the idea or innovation. 
  • Clear descriptions on the benefits or potential benefits of the idea or innovation
  • Description on the practical and policy implications of the idea

The Idea description can be in the form of videos or infographics but must abide by the rules stated above.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submissions Open: 26 February 2021
Submissions Deadline: 31 May 2021
IDF 2021: July - September 2021