Student Unit Activity Bahasa-Foreign Languages Association of Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta State Islamic University succeeded in holding International Culture Conference (ICC) 2020, Thursday (07/16) – During July 6th – 16th 2020, UKM Bahasa-FLAT was running ICC 2020 with the theme “Harmony in Diversity” through @flatuinjakarta Instagram and Zoom Conference. The event consisted of 5 Streamtalks and 2 Webinars.
Below is the detail of the event:
On July 6th the first streamtalk with Abroad Session topic was held. Master of Ceremony opened all the series of events, whereas, President of UKM Bahasa-FLAT Surya Egistian officially opened the event. In this part, there were M. Zaky Fakhruddin (Student in Egypt) and M. Hasan Hidayat (Student in Wuhan University) who shared their experience as well as perspective regarding Strive Abroad for Education During Pandemic. Mostly, both of the speakers agreed that government should make decision and fixed system during and after Covid-19 Pandemic for continuing better education.
Continuing the event, International Culture Conference held Media and Arts as the 2nd streamtalk topic on July 8th. Consultant of Communication Sardiyamsi Sarmoko began the session and was continued by Faliq Anwar Tholhah, S.Fil. on the night. Based on the discussion, in Pandemic era, Media and Arts bring people closer.
As the Student Organization, UKM Bahasa-FLAT realized that ‘Student must be proactive to spread positive perspective with giving the space to speak up about the current issue’. Therefore, on July 10th, Former President of DEMA UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta Sultan Rivandi and Young Digitalpreneur Sufi shared their perspective about the new normal policy. Sultan said that “as student, we ought to be a role model to another people. We could always not blame the government but still spread positive impact to others”. Meanwhile Sufi gave his opinion that “Covid-19 is not the reason to keep becoming an active student”.
Other than that, UKM Bahasa-FLAT is the organization which focuses on language and skill development. On July 12th, UKM Bahasa-FLAT also presented Softskill Streamtalk. Sandika Dewi Rosalini (Founder and CEO Speak Project – Public Speaking Academy) and Jamaliah Hadiroh (Outstanding Student Awardee of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta) became the speakers of this part. They believe that improving the softskills will make the best version of ourselves, and it will also be beneficial to others.
On July 14th, Psychology became the last topic of streamtalk session. In this part, We learned about ‘How to manage our psychology in new normal’ and ‘Human psychology phase’ with the speaker Fiqah Soraya Alhaddar.
“The streamtalk was over, but not for ICC 2020! We still have Webinar, which still continue in spreading positive information to others. So, stay tune!” said Tamadhir as the Project Officer of ICC 2020.”
On July 16th, to enliven the summit event of ICC 2020. Organizer held Entrepreneurship and Empowered Webinar. In the afternoon, Donny De Keizer and Qonitah Azzahra presented ‘How to be a Young Digitalpreneur Webinar’. Both of the speakers believed that if you want to be a successful business man, you must work hard and keep trying to improve your skills to adapt with the situation. More on this first session, there were special speeches from Prof. Dr. Masri Manzoer, M. Ag. (Vice Rector of Student Affairs UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta), Drs. Taryono, M.Si. (Head of Education and Culture Division South Tangerang), and Alia Noorayu Laksono (Special Staff of Ministry of Youth and Sports Indonesia).
The webinar ‘How to be an Empowered Millennial’ was held in the evening with the greatest speakers: Irlando Simanjorang, Astrid Nadya Rizqita, Rosmala Sari Dewi, and Imane Bazoune from Saudi Arabia. Every speaker argued that as the Millennial Generation, we have to find the right path to lead a bright future. It could start from our hobby, and continued to others thing.
Through the event, UKM Bahasa-FLAT hopes that it will spread positive information and UKM Bahasa-FLAT can become the organization which can contribute in sharing Language and Culture knowledge to others.