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International Biotechnology Seminar & 5th KBI Congress 2010, Malang 27-30 July 2010

Invitation and Message from Chairman of Indonesian Biotechnology Consortium

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Indonesian Biotechnology Consortium (KBI) we wish to extend our invitations to all KBI Members and other colleagues to participate in the International Biotechnology Seminar & 5th KBI Congress, to be held at University of Muhammadiyah Malang, East Java, Indonesia, during July 27-30, 2010.

The success of our Seminar & 5th KBI Congress depends upon your participation. We hope you will make a special effort to attend.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Seminar & 5th KBI Congress.

Malang, December 2009

Bambang Prasetya
Chairman of Indonesian Biotechnology Consortium

General Information

The International Biotechnology Seminar & 5th KBI Congress, to be held at University of Muhammadiyah Malang, East Java, Indonesia, during July 27-30, 2010.

Malang at Glance
Malang is the second largest city in East Java province, Indonesia. The average climate of Malang is around 22-25 0C in dry season and rainy season. Malang is located on the hilly land at the height of 450 - 467 meters above the sea level, in the position of 7 59” tp 112 18 “. It is surrounded by five mountains Arjuno, Panderman, Banyak, Bromo, Semeru, Anjasmoro, Welirang, Kawi and Kelud.

Malang has a reputation as being a nostalgic city of Holland, a city of People Party Festival which is held every year, as well as an annual and three or four monthly schedule of cultural, music, Food Festival, handicraft festival, book fair, and national and international seminars.

The city is famous for its cool air and people in East Java sometimes call it "Paris van East Java." The poor have a culture of words that is different from others that the current language has evolved from community-owned jargon known Malang Walikan language (reversed).

You will also have the chance to enjoy the atmosphere of Malang as an old city with the Holland’s architectural building, a city with national events of sport and music, and a traditional East Java city which has the dynamic and energetic culture.

The city’s layout regarded as being among the best in Indonesia makes it easy to to get around by foot, bicycle, motor cycle, or public transportation. It is also easy to get directly by plane or train from Jakarta the capital city of Indonesia and also from other cities in Indonesia. Malang has many kinds of trees and flowers which function to decrease pollution.

Malang is known with its beautiful beaches. The beaches are Ngliyep, Balekambang, and Sendang Biru beach. Then the foreign tourists are commonly interesting to Malang's temples that save the historical value of the past Kingdom, they are; Singosari temple, Jago temple, Kidal temple, etc. Beside that, Malang still has a lot of tourism objects that will attract you to visit it. Coban Rondo waterfall, Wonosari tea plantation, Wendit pool, mount Kawi, mount Bromo panorama, Coban Pelangi waterfall, Karangkates recreation park, and the others, are Malang's interesting places that presents their nature scenery.

Other nice places are Tugu monument, City square,and Jalan Ijen. Tugu Monument was built in ex JP Coen’s Park which is circled by a pond with being grown by water Lily and Big-old Trembesi Trees around it. There is an old building from the colonial era at Jalan Tugu. The building name is Tugu. This
The City square is a beautiful park circled by old buildings like Masjid Jami, Chatolic Churh and few shopping centers.

Jalan ijen is greenbelt area beautified by Bougainville flowers and Palm Trees. The background is housing with Holland-Colonial Architecture. Brawijaya Museum is military museum which keeps the traditional and modern guns ever been used in the independence fighting era.

Ceramic is a special souvenir from Malang, the Ceramic Industry Centers is located at Jl. MT. Haryono, and Mayjend Panjaitan. This is a special place with special product of ceramics from Malang. The visitors can show the process of the ceramics creating on the factory.

In arjosari, there is a place for making and selling rattan handicraft of Malang City. This place is 5 km from the city square.

Malang is the center of food of East Java and is the destination of domestic tourists and international tourists who want to enjoy special food of Malang and Indonesia like Bakso Malang, tempe chips and variety of fruit chips. There are many traditional and modern restaurants, and also food centers. Shopping is easy with many traditional markets, vegetable and daily needs vendors and supermarkets.

Official Language
English will be the official language of the seminar.

Indonesian Visa is not required for several countries. For citizens of countries without diplomatic relations with Indonesia, we strongly suggest that you contact the travel company making your travel arrangement or your nearest Indonesian Embassy.

Letter of Invitation
Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal Invitation to participate in the seminar. It should be understood that this invitation is only to help participants to raise travel funds or to obtain Visa. IT DOES NOT IMPLY A COMMITMENT on the part of the Organizing Committee to provide financial support.

Climate and Dress for the Symposium
The climate in Malang is tropical. The recommended dress for the seminar session and social functions is casual to smart casual.

Credit Card
Major International credit cards (Visa and Master card) are widely accepted in the major hotels, restaurants, and shops in the major cities in Indonesia.

ATM Machine
ATM Machine are available in major cities of Indonesia, but they are not widely spread in all cities. So, it is recommended to bring some cash (US Dollar) with you.

The Organizer has made arrangement on hotel accommodation for seminar Participants ranging from a 3 to 5 star and budget hotels. Special hotel rates have been negotiated with Official Hotel for participants. All hotels are located within city of Malang.

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