On 22 January – 26 January 2017, IAAS Indonesia held The XXII National Congress which was hosted by IAAS LC Diponegoro University. More than 100 delegations from 8 local committees gathered to share their ideas, learn more information about new skills and discuss about better event for the next year. This event had 7 agendas such as International Seminar, Visit VCP, VCP Exhibition, Council, Workshop, Farewell Party and Excursion.
The first agenda was International Seminar, with the theme “Collaboration of Indonesia and Malaysia in Empowering Agriculture in ASEAN Region”. There were two speakers in this event. The first speaker was Ahmad Ni’matullah Al-Baari, S. Pt., M. P., Ph.d. as Representative of Indonesian Food Technologists who talked about Improving Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in Indonesia through Research and Innovative Movement. The second speaker was Asst. Prof. Dr. Betania Kartika, MA. as Deputy Director of Academic and Student Affairs International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) who talked about Fundamental of Halal and Haram in Islam, in Regard with the Concept of Halal from Farm to Fork. After the International Seminar, all of the delegations went to Gemawang for the second agenda, Visit VCP. They learned how to make Batik by themself. The last agenda for that day was VCP Exhibition, each of 8 local committee presented their VCP project. They presented their VCP product.
Start from 23 January until 25 January 2017 the agenda was council. They discussed about WOCO 2016 report and then the XXI NATCON 2016, local committees progress, Launching of IAAS 2020, National Committee 2017/2018 report, Council Control National Committee report, election of new National Committee and Control Council National Committee and the next strategy for IAAS
The elected National Committee and Control Council National Committee were Ayida Martas S as National Director, Syuga Eugenia as Vice Director of Exchange, Kanza Nabeela as Vice Director of Finance, Muhammad Aqil as Vice Director of Communication, Afu Vianti D as Vice Director of Partnership, Tambah Ridwan S as Vice Director of Project and Science Technology. Then for Control Council National Committee are Aqillah Prawira, Anjela Putri R and Dicky H Z.
After council ended, the next agenda was farewell party, in this party each local committees showed off their talent like dance and everyone was happy with the party.
The last agenda on the last day was excursion in Semarang. They went to Lawang Sewu and Sam Poo Kong.
Thank you for the participation of IAAS Indonesia National Congress XXII. We hope that through this event, we could have some motivation, spirit and innovation to make a better future.