“UGM expressed gratitude and highly appreciated the event of Emtek Goes To Campus Yogyakarta 2017 because the media world is very important and in this digital era, it has a great influence on our lives,” said Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng., in his speech at the Emtek Goes To Campus (EGTC) Yogyakarta 2017.
“The digital world and the current technological developments present challenges for both industry and nation generation. Therefore, we must always be dynamic especially in following this advancement of technology. Do not let the demographic bonus that Indonesia gets to become a disaster in facing the digital age,” continued Prof. Panut.
In the event that was held on Tuesday (31/10), the Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) hopes EGTC Yogyakarta 2017 can give benefit to all parties and, further, to be able to synergize in contribute for the nation of Indonesia.
In this year implementation, EGTC Yogyakarta discussed many developments in technology and digital world. This is in accordance with the hot issue that is frequently discussed in almost all aspects of life by many parties. “It could be argued that Emtek is one of the companies that takes today’s digital development very seriously. This can be seen from the various fields of our business in various integrated sectors,” said Pieter Andrian, Emtek Vice President of Human Resources.
Not only presenting a figure from the media world, EGTC Yogyakarta 2017 also presents Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia to share his inspirational experience. “Netizen have to be smart and understand the changing process and the effects of the digital world. That world is a necessity, but we must find a balance point to create a good order,” said Budi Karya.
The presence of Budi Karya at the event received a rousing welcome from the participants. In addition to asking critical questions related to the world of transportation and the digital world, attended participants also scrambled to get a picture together with one of the ministers in the Working Cabinet.
“Technology is very helpful in the field of transportation, including in handling the travel flow of Eid. However, we ask you, the millennial generation, to always support this transformation process because we must protect those who are potentially disadvantaged by the people who can control everything with their capital. A great transformation is one that has gone through process and the government should be fair in providing people what they like by still giving limitations,” said Budi Karya.
The three-day event was also enlivened by Demian (international illusionist), Maudy Ayunda (actress and singer), Dude Herlino (actor and entrepreneur), and Tung Desem Waringin (motivator) who shared their inspirational experiences in working. In addition, also held were ‘Graduate Mentorship Program’, ‘Journalism Workshop’, and ‘News Presenter Competition’ that were participated by hundreds of contributors from various universities in Yogyakarta and Central Java. [Eva]