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16 Oct 2023

Promoting Collaboration in the Digital Age, IKF 2023 Draws Thousands of Participants

Jakarta, 11 October 2023 - Numerous speakers from various backgrounds bring excitement to Indonesia Knowledge Forum XII – 2023 at the Ritz Carlton, Jakarta. Held on 10-11 October 2023, IKF XII - 2023 brings ECO-CREATION: Empowering Sustainability Through Partnerships and Digitalization as this year’s theme.

With 42 experts from the fields of economics, sustainability, creativity, technology, and socio- culture, IKF XII - 2023 successfully met the expectations of more than 1,500 participants who were craving new knowledge about trends and insights in these fields. The event, which was opened by BCA President Director Jahja Setiaatmadja and closed by BCA Vice President Director Armand W. Hartono, ran smoothly and delivered a high-quality experience.





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Wrapped Up with Joy - BCA Vice President Director Armand W. Hartono (on the right), actor Christine Hakim (in the center), and Chairwoman of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), Shinta Kamdani, are seen on stage at Indonesia Knowledge Forum (IKF) XII-2023 in Jakarta on Wednesday (11/10). The three panelists discuss actionable campaigns for a better future through sustainable collaboration during the final session of IKF titled "CREACTION: Actionable Campaign for a Better Future." This session also marks the conclusion of the IKF XII - 2023 series held from 10-11 October 2023 in Jakarta.

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ECO-CREATION as the Main Theme - Carried as the main theme of IKF XII – 2023, ECO-CREATION stands out as a promising approach that engages all stakeholders. This concept is rooted in the ongoing trend of digitalization and collaboration among stakeholders, aimed at fostering innovation, nurturing creativity, and identifying solutions that can bring about a long-term, sustainable economy. During a discussion on the economic outlook, BCA Commissioner Raden Pardede (second from the left), McKinsey & Company Partner Phillia Wibowo (second from the right), and McKinsey & Company Associate Partner Eric Buntoro (right) shared their insights on this topic.

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Diverse Backgrounds, Diverse Insights - During the 2 days of IKF XII - 2023, we collectively had the opportunity to hear presentations from 42 speakers, categorized into five areas: economy, sustainability, creativity, technology, and socio-culture. The speakers came from diverse backgrounds, including academics, government officials, corporations, startups, and environmentalists. Among the keynote speakers was Rachmat Kaimuddin, Deputy for Infrastructure and Transportation Coordination at the Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment.

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Balancing Seriousness with a Relaxed Atmosphere - Even though IKF XII - 2023 was packed with new information and knowledge, it successfully ensured that the event proceeded with a sense of joy. Various forms of entertainment were provided for the attendees.


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