The theme of the International Seminar 2017 is the International Conference in The Era of Uncertainty: Sustainabe Nation. Background retrieval theme is the issue of economic development today is how to face a trade-off between the needs of development on one hand and maintaining the environment on the other. Economic development based on natural resources that do not pay attention to aspects of environmental sustainability will ultimately have a negative impact on the environment itself because basically natural resources and the environment has a limited carrying capacity. In other words, economic development does not pay attention to the capacity of natural resources and the environment will cause development problems in the future. The three pillars of sustainable development is located in the economic, social and environmental. The theme is expanded into several categories within the scope of urban and regional planning are outlined as follows:
Implementation of the international seminar which will be titled “International Conference in The Era of Uncertainty: Sustainable Nations” held to harmonize some perspective contextually related to the innovation and creativity that still consider the economic, ecological, and social order to create a nation that (sustainable nation) that impact on improving the competitiveness of Indonesia’s sustainable. Sustainable nation and synchronization requires a recommendation from the stakeholders involved both from academia, the private sector and government that will create an inclusive city, comfortable and sustainable.
In addition, this seminar is one of strengthening communication between the scientific mentioned in this seminar is to build a framework of communicative between researchers and practitioners from various disciplines (engineering, geography, Mathematics and Science, sociology, development studies and others) to jointly map the ‘driver’ and ‘alternative scenario’ as an integrative solutions for urban and regional planning issues.