The International conference of the Transdisciplinary Research on Environmental Problems in Southeast Asia (TREPSEA) aim to conduct integrative research of interactions between natural environment and human-social systems in Southeast Asia to solve the environmental problems in Southeast Asia. Its scope thus includes topics of geoscience, environmental science, engineering, medicine, economy, culture, education, and administration.

The 3rd international conference of the Transdisciplinary Research on Environmental Problems in Southeast Asia (TREPSEA 2018) will be held on August 11 – 12, 2018 in Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

The TREPSEA conferences featured oral and poster presentations and workshop, and participants present, share and discuss their expereience on the following, but not limited to, topics:

4 Main Topics

1 Disaster Mitigation:
  • Volcanic Eruption
  • Flood
  • Earthquake
  • Tsunami
  • Landslide
  • Groundwater
2 Sustainable Development and Environmental Preservation:
  • Heavy Metal Problem
  • Conversion of Waste to Energy
  • Renewable Energy
3 Measure and Improvement to Urban Environmental Problem:
  • Urban Managment and Community Development
  • Urban Transportation Planning
  • Traffic Control and Surveilance System
  • Garbage Problem
  • Waste Water Problem
4 Food and Human Security:
  • Food
  • Security problems

Transdisciplinary Research (TDR) is defined as research efforts conducted by investigators from different disciplines and non-acaemic participants working jointly to create new conceptual, theoretical, methodological, and translational innovations. Related stakeholders include sponsoring institions, governments, development organizations, business and industries, civil society (inhabitant, NGO’s etc), and the media.

We are expanding the area to environmental problems and current contributions to have more growth for international conference on the matter of environmental problems. We believe that you definitely have interesting for joining it.


  • To become a unique and leading international conference on transdisciplinary research studies in varieties of environmental problems of Asia’s countries especially ASEAN countries.


  • To share, discuss and exchange knowledge, experience and outcome of transdisciplinary research on environmental problems with various stakeholders.

Special Guests

Prof. Dr. Syamsu Qamar Badu, M.Pd.
Rector of State University of Gorontalo (UNG)

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Ir. Nelson Pomalingo, M.Pd The Regent of Gorontalo Regency
Prof. Dr. Ir. Nelson Pomalingo, M.Pd
The Regent of Gorontalo Regency
H. Hamim Pou, S.Kom, MM
The Regent of Bone Bolango Regency
Prof. Dr. Ir. Mahludin H. Baruwadi, M.P Ms. Kana Furusawa
Prof. Dr. Ir. Mahludin H. Baruwadi, M.P
Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
State University of Gorontalo (UNG)
Ms. Kana Furusawa
Vice Secretary General
The Japanese Geoparks Network

Conference Main Sponsors

This conference is sponsored by the following universities: The Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), State University of Gorontalo (UNG), Ehime University, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and Muhammadiyah University of Gorontalo (UMGo)

Universitas Negeri Gorontalo (UNG)
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo (UMGo)

About Venue

Hotel TC Damhil UNG

Jl Ir. H Joesoef Dalie, Dulalowo Timur, Central Kota, Kota Gorontalo, Gorontalo 96128
Phone: (0435) 825 025
Fax: (0435) 825 065

If you have any question about TREPSEA2018,
please email to us at [email protected]