(Update) CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020

Continuing the success of 2012 to 2019 Community and Technological (CommTECH) Camp, ITS International Office is introducing a new innovative program, CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020. By compiling and building upon the testimonies of former participants, we decided to extend the program to 13 days in order to provide more interaction among participants and also enhance the learning experience. This program will be conducted on 26 Oct – 7 Nov 2020 (Depends on COVID 19 Situation. It can be postponed around End of January 2021). Furthermore, the upcoming CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020 will be presented as a Project based Learning (PbL) program. Groups will be formed among participants as a platform to help solve real life problems faced by the community. With an increased engagement between participants, facilitators, and the community, a more impactful experience will be achieved. It becomes even more attractive because at the end of the program, all participants will have an opportunity to present their project and ideas which were developed during the course of the program in front of a wider audience.

So, what are you waiting for? Mark your calendar and register now for this terrific program. Many experiences beyond your imagination await

More about CommTECH Camp:

CommTECH Camp is an opportunity for university students, academics, and professionals from all over the world to learn about community and global issues through a variety of insightful but fun activities. The program includes courses, visitation and discussion with government and non-government agencies, societal engagement, Indonesian language courses, learning traditional music and dances, visit to main tourist destinations, and for sure tasting delicious Indonesian food. The aim of this program is to facilitate an opportunity to better understand ITS’s expertise in technology implementation within the society while visiting, discovering, and experiencing Indonesia’s diverse heritage and culture. It will also open up an opportunity to exchange ideas and develop a mutual goal for the future of our community.

The theme of the program is “Solving Local Problems with Global Knowledge”.  Our organizing committee has been working hard to make the program a truly memorable experience for all participants. The brochure is attached here for your perusal.

Brochure of CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020

The teaser video of this program can be found in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk3IFtirv10

CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020 offers 2 fascinating courses:

Sub Course A: Ship Navigation Safety and Risk Assesment of Ship Collision 

Geographically, Indonesia is a country with a very strategic location. It is located between two continents and oceans. Movement of goods for interisland as well as for world’s trading uses ship as its transportation way, as it would have high risk in safety issues. This course will take you to understand how to manage the safety of ship navigation including estimation of the frequency of ship collision and its consequences if it is occurred which may cause environmental pollution. We will bring you to see the Automatic Identification System (AIS) control room in Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), a real time monitoring of ship operating at sea. This course is suitable for particpants with or without marine safety basic knowledge.

Sub Course B: Exploring Indonesia Art & Culture 

Indonesia is a country that consist of a thousands of islands. Those islands are home to many kinds of ethnic and cultural belief. There are approximately 600 ethnic spread across the provinces and each of them has different folkways, habits, even arts and traditions. Because of this diversity, exploring the art & design of Indonesia will provide an exciting and fascinating experience as participants will get more understanding about Indonesia. This subcourse will invite the participants to explore the folkways and culture through different approaches, such as understanding Indonesian people through photography and taking pictures of beautiful scenery of Indonesia. Not only will participants observe and explore, they will also engage several activities, such as traditional food packaging and traditional toys workshop.

Only active lecturers, non-academic staffs & active bachelor, master & doctoral students from any background are eligible for this program.

The fee for this program is USD 1,600. This covers accommodation, local transportation, tuition fee, workshop materials, seminar kits, scheduled meals, trips, rafting, airport pick up & drop off services, and vouchers. The fee excludes personal expenses, roundtrip flight ticket, visa, travel & health insurance.

We offer full scholarship, 50% scholarship (pay only USD 800) & partial scholarship (pay only USD 1,000) for limited participants. Please register early to secure your participation in this program.

The registration will open until 11 Sept 2020

Please fill in the attached registration form ( (26 Oct – 7 Nov 2020) CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020 Registration Form  ) scan it, and send it to commtech@its.ac.id and cc to internationaloffice.its@gmail.com with the documents below :

– Scanned passport

– A recommendation letter from your university

– Scanned students/staffs/lecturers I.D or statement letter that you are staff or lecturers from your university

Indonesian students, International Students who currently study at Indonesia & the previous CommTECH Camp Participants are not allowed to apply to CommTECH Camp Highlight 2020 

For further inquiries, please contact Mr. Wahyu  at commtech@its.ac.id internationaloffice.its@gmail.com