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The 1st UPI International Geography Seminar (UPI IGEOS 2017) will be held on August 8, 2017, in Bandung, Indonesia. UPI IGEOS 2017 aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Geography, Geography Education, and Geosciences. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Geography, Geography Education, and Geosciences.


Aim and Scope

The UPI IGEOS 2017 is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Geography and Geography Education. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Geography Education. 
  • Landscape, Landscape Analysis, and Geoparks.
  • History of Geography.
  • Humankind and Environment.
  • Land Degradation and Desertification.
  • Geography of Governance.
  • Geography of Tourism, Leisure, and Global Change.
  • Hazard and Risk.
  • Population Geography.
  • Toponymy.
  • Urban Commission: Emerging Urban Transformations and Megacities.


  • Economic and Political Geography.
  • Karst.
  • Water Sustainability.
  • Sustainability of Rural Systems.
  • Health and Environment.
  • Land Use and Land Cover Change.
  • Local Development, Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses.
  • Geographical Information Science and Remote Sensing.
  • Biogeography and Biodiversity.
  • Gender and Geography, Indigenous Knowledge, Religious and Peoples' Rights.





[IMPORTANT] To submit an abstract, authors must register first (click here). Then they can submit their abstracts by logging in to this site (menu “Submission System” then “Login”). The manuscript (full paper) can be submitted only after authors submit their abstracts. The whole submission process is done fully online (NOT by email) to guarantee smooth administration. Letter of Acceptance (LoA) and Letter of Invitation (LoI) can be downloaded directly from your account once your abstract is accepted to be presented at the conference.

All full paper submissions to the 1st UPI IGEOS 2017 should only be written in English, and will be sent to at least two reviewers and evaluated based on originality, technical or research content or depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. All accepted and selected papers UPI IGEOS 2017, will be published in Conference Proceeding and Journal Indexed by: SCOPUS and Google Scholar. All selected paper or articles propose to get a digital object identifier (DOI).


[IMPORTANT] After making the payment, author MUST upload the transfer proof via this website (NOT Email).

Please do a payment via transfer to BNI BANK with account number 0399854129 behalf of Arif Ismail.

International Paper Presenter (Including fee for selected papers of 1st IGEOS proceeding indexed by Scopus)
Fee 300 USD

Indonesian Paper Presenter (Including fee for selected papers of 1st IGEOS proceeding indexed by Scopus)
Fee Rp 2.000.000

Indonesia Participant (Student, Teacher and General)
Before event Rp 350.000
On the spot Rp 500.000

International Participant (Student, Teacher and General)
Before event 50 USD
On the spot 60 USD


Please read carefully about accomodation information. You can see in here.


Please read carefully about visa information. You can see in here.


Prof. Jurgen Heinrich (University of Leipzig, Germany)
Prof. Hartono (Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia)
Prof. Lynn Paine (Michigan State University, USA)
Prof. Enok Maryani (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Darsiharjo (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dede Rohmat (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dede Sugandi (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Wanjat Kastolani (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Muh Aris Marfai (Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia)
Prof. Sumarmi (UM, Indonesia)
Prof. Robert Wiley (University of Houston, USA)
Prof. Junun Sartohadi (Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia)
Prof. Céline Rozenblat (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Prof. Arief Rosyidie (ITB, Indonesia)
Prof. Syafri Anwar (UNP, Indonesia)
Assoc. Prof. Mohammad Zohir Ahmad (USM, Malaysia)
Assoc. Prof. Deasy Arisanty (UNLAM, Indonesia)
Assoc. Prof. Deden Rukmana (Savannah State University, USA)
Assoc. Prof. Delik Hudalah (ITB, Indonesia)
Assoc. Prof. Projo Danoedoro (UGM, Indonesia)
Assoc. Prof. Dasapta Erwin Irawan (ITB, Indonesia)


Dr. rer.nat Nandi, MT., M.Sc.

Vice Chairperson:
Dr. Iwan Setiawan, M.Si

Dr. Ahmad Yani, M.Si
Dr. Epon Ningrum, M.Pd
Dr. Mamat Ruhimat, M.Pd
Dr. Lili Somantri, M.Si