FAQ

Participation in the Call for Submissions

No, there is no fee required to participate or attend IDF. However, accommodation, travel, food and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendee.

Submitting a Proposal or Idea

Proposals can be submitted between 26 February to 23 April 2021, 23:59 WIB (16:59 UTC). You can find updates on IDF 2021 as well as various articles on development policy on www.indonesiadevelopmentforum.com and through the official IDF Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages at @iddevforum.

Proposals in the form of findings-based research papers must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions on the aim of the research and its key guiding questions.
•    Descriptions on the methodology used.
•    The main findings
•    Conclusions taken from the study.
•    Policy and practical recommendations and/or implications of the findings.

Proposals in the form of practical experiment-based research papers must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions on the methods and practices used.
•    Descriptions regarding the impact of the experiment towards the developmental aims of industrialization and socio-economic transformation, based on evidence gathered.  
•    Description on the contributing factors towards the experiments’ success.
•    Observations on the methodology and results of the experiment.
•    Key takeaways, recommendations and/or implications of the experiment towards policy and practice.

Pitch proposals must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions and elaborations on the ideas or innovations being discussed.
•    Descriptions regarding the benefits or potential benefits of the idea or innovation discussed.
•    Descriptions regarding the practical and policy implications

Yes. If your proposal is accepted, you must provide us with the complete research paper or pitch description. You will also be asked to provide a short biography no more than 150 words. Everything must be submitted to us before the IDF 2021 event.

Selection Process for Research Papers and Pitch Papers

Complete research papers and idea and pitch descriptions must be submitted through our website no later than 25 June 2021, 23:59 WIB (16:59 UTC).

Research papers should not exceed 500 words (10 pages), outside of tables, charts, graphs or images.

Complete research papers (findings-based research) must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions on the aim of the research and its key guiding questions.
•    Descriptions on the methodology used.
•    The main findings
•    Conclusions taken from the study.
•    Policy and practical recommendations and/or implications of the findings.

Practical experiment-based research papers must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions on the methods and practices used.
•    Descriptions regarding the impact of the experiment towards the developmental aims of industrialization and socio-economic transformation, based on evidence gathered.  
•    Description on the contributing factors towards the experiments’ success.
•    Observations on the methodology and results of the experiment.
•    Key takeaways, recommendations and/or implications of the experiment towards policy and practice.

Practical experiment submissions could also be in the form of a video or infographic but must include all the factors written above.

Idea or innovation descriptions or Pitches must not exceed 2000 words (4 pages) outside of tables, charts, graphs or images and must include:
•    Descriptions regarding the chosen development issue, and the background and context of the study.
•    Descriptions on the ideas and innovations discussed.
•    Key takeaways, recommendations regarding its implications on policy and practice.

Idea and Innovation Descriptions can be in the form of a video or infographic but must include all the factors written above.

Presenting at IDF

Speakers at the parallel sessions will be given a maximum of 10 minutes to deliver their presentations. Speakers at the pitch events and the idea and innovation market are also given a maximum of 10 minutes to present their work.

Yes, all presentations can be delivered in either English or Bahasa Indonesia. Simultaneous translators from Bahasa Indonesia to English, and vice versa, will be active throughout the sessions.