Southeast Asia Academic Forum on Sustainable Development


(SEA-AFSID) 2017

Jambi, 4-5th December, 2017



ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is a new stage of economic development in the Southeast Asia regions. There are many opportunities that can be taken by each ASEAN countries. At the same time, those countries should be able to face the challenges and threats which arise as the effect of the AEC. Global Risk Report 2017 released that the human population on earth is in danger in all aspect of life. From this situation, AEC would be expected to be a strategic canal to create a sustainable development plan in the region of ASEAN.

As a response to this case, many scholars take an attention on Islamic economic system that grows up in the late decade. This is because of the recent empirical situation of European economic agreement which is in a crisis situation.

Based on that empirical situation, the Faculty of Islamic Economic, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sultan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi in collaboration with the Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) are going to held the conference as an academic forum. It aims to create the main idea of sharia economic for sustainable development.


Philosophically discussing the framework of sustainable development;
Evaluating of the sustainable development in Southeast Asia, especially in Indonesia, critically and empirically;
Formulating the alternative idea of the sustainable development that could be implemented in each regions in all aspects, especially economy and education;
Formulating the creative and innovative idea for the practice of economy in responding the global economic growth.


The main theme of this conference is “Sustainable Development in the form of Regional Southeast Asia.” The theme is includes the following issues:

New Paradigm of Sustainable Development;
Rethinking the Economic in Response to Global Risk Challenges;
Sustainable Development of Financial Sustainability for SME;
Sustainable Development for Social Empowering;
Other issues related to sustainable development

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Asam Ali Golam Hassan, Professor of Economic Planning and Development, UTM International Business School, Malaysia
Dr. Jasser Auda, Director of Maqasid Institute London, United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. John Peter Wanner, Tohoku University, Japan
Dr. Ahmad Syukri, UIN Sultan Thaha Saifuddin Jambi, Indonesia


Aly Abdel Moniem, Mahad Maqasid Indonesia, Indonesia
Budy Munawwar Rahman, Asia Foundation, Indonesia
Hujair A. Sanaky, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia
Yusdani, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia

International Editorial Board

Asam Ali Golam Hassan, Ph.D., Professor of Economic Planning and Development, UTM International Business School, Malaysia
Jasser Auda, Director of Maqasid Institute London
Shinsuke Nagaoka, Kyoto University, Japan
Aly Abdel Moniem, Director of MahadMaqasid Indonesia
Ismail Suardi Wekke, PhD., STAIN Sorong, Papua, Scientific Committee of Southeast Asia Academic Mobility (SEAAM)
Hujair A. Sanaky, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta
Yusdani, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta

Important Date

Abstract Submission Deadline : 15th October, 2017
Notification of Abstract Acceptance : 30th October, 2017
Full Paper Submission : 15th November, 2017
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance : 30th November, 2017

Registration Fee

International Presenter : USD 200

International Participant : USD 100

Local Presenter : USD 175

Local Participant : USD 50

The registration fee does not cover the participants’ accommodation such as hotel and transportation.

Time and Venue

The conference will be held on 4-5th December, 2017 in Novita Hotel, Jl. Gatot Subroto, No. 44 Kota Jambi, 36123.

Publication Opportunities

All accepted papers in this conference will be proposed in serial conference indexed. Selected papers have an opportunity to be published on the journals indexed by Scopus.

Registration and Secretariat

The registration and secretariat should contact Addiarahman +62-813-2817-0094 email: <addiarrahman at>.

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