Theme : "New and Renewable Energy for Green Planet"

ABBS 2023

About ABBS 2023

The Asian Biohydrogen and Bioprocesses Symposiums (ABBS) is an annual conference around Asia economies and has been successfully held for seventeen consecutive years. This event is held in turns in Asia Pacific countries and was last held in Indonesia ten years ago. In 2023, the 18th ABBS symposium will be held in hybrid format at Solo, Central Java, Indonesia from 21 to 25 November 2023, with theme “New and Renewable Energy for Green Planet”.

The 18th “ABBS 2023” is jointly organized by the National Research and Innovation Agency of The Republic of Indonesia (BRIN), the Sebelas Maret University (UNS Solo Indonesia), the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation-Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology (APEC-ACABT) and the World BioHyLinks (WBHL), and supported by PT PERTAMINA (Persero).  ABBS 2023 will be held in conjunction with “International Young Entrepreneurs Competition (APEC YES Challenge 2023)” and “International Annual Meeting of Members of APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology (APEC – ACABT 2023)”.

The International Annual Meeting of Members of APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology “APEC – ACABT” will promote economic growth, trade, and investment opportunities, as well as social progress and innovation capacity building, so as to build a platform for APEC economies. The APEC-ACABT Meeting will be held on 21 November 2023, located at UNS Tower, Solo, Central Java.

The ABBS 2023 is aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of sustainable and competitive circular bioeconomy solutions through technological innovation and creativity. ABBS 2023 – The 18th Asian Biohydrogen dan Bioprocesses Symposium will be held from 22 to 23 November 2023, located at UNS Tower, Solo, Central Java.

The International Young Entrepreneurs Competition “APEC YES Challenge” 2023 will convey creative-applicative research ideas that will be or have already been carried out by prioritizing research applications and their economic value. The “APEC YES Challenge” event will be held from 24 to 25 November 2023, located at BRIN Cibinong (Science & Technology Area Soekarno), Jalan Raya Bogor KM. 46, Cibinong, West Java.

For more detail about YES Challenge, please follow the link below “2023 APEC YES Challenge”. PT

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              Conference Scopes

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              Opening Remarks


              Gibran Rakabuming Raka

              Mayor of Solo, Central Java, Indonesia


              Dr. Laksana Tri Handoko

              Chairman of National Research and Innovation Agency,  Republic of Indonesia


              Prof. Dr. Jamal Wiwoho, M.Hum.

              Rector of Sebelas Maret University, Solo, Indonesia

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              Keynote Speakers


              Dr. Tri Mumpuni Wiyatno

              Steering Board of National Research and Innovation Agency,  Republic of Indonesia

              Shu-Yii Wu

              Prof. Dr. Shu-Yii Wu

              APEC – ACABT CEO, Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University, Taiwan


              Dr. Oki Muraza

              Senior Vice President Research and Technology Innovation, PT Pertamina (Persero)

              Che-Yeon Chu

              Prof. Dr. Chen-Yeon Chu

              Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

              Eniya L Dewi

              Prof. Dr. Eng. Eniya L. Dewi

              Chairman APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology – Indonesia Chapter, President of IFHE


              Prof. Dr. Eng. Agus Purwanto

              Department of Chemical Engineering Sebelas Maret University, Solo, Indonesia


              Prof. Dr. Fitria Rahmawati

              Department of Chemistry,, Sebelas Maret University, Solo, Indonesia


              Dr. Liny Tambajong

              Head of BAPELITBANGDA, Manado City, Indonesia


              Arini Widyastuti, STP, M.Sc.

              National Standardization Agency, BSN Indonesia

              Dr. Zainal Arifin

              Executive Vice President of Renewable Energy, PT PLN (Persero) Indonesia


              Prof. Dr. Jun Miyake

              Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

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              Abstract & Article Submission

              Specific and clear title in English, Maximum 15 Words.
              Written in one paragraph, 200-400 words.
              Written in times new roman font with single space.
              States research problem, goal, method, and result.
              Keywords: 3-5 words.


              The article please follow the guidance of:
              International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

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              Important Dates

              Abstract Submission: 15 August – 28 October 2023

              Abstract Acceptance: 30 October 2023

              Final Registration Payment: 7 November 2023

              PPT Deadline: 10 November 2023

              Conference Dates: 22-24 November 2023

              Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 27 February 2024

              Revision Paper and Publication Target: 15 May 2024

              Publication Announcement in Proceeding/Journal: June 2024

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              All accepted paper will be published in:

              The IOP Earth and Environmental Science (Scopus indexed) (Additional fee USD 80)

              Selected paper will be published in:

              • Special Edition – International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (IJHE) (Scopus Q1) – Free
              • Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity (Scopus Q3/ Sinta 1) – Additional Fee Rp. 6.000.000 or 400 USD
              • Alchemy Jurnal Penelitian Kimia (Sinta 2) – Additional fee Rp 1.300.000
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              PARALEL SESSION
              Day-1, 22 November 2023 (13.00 - 17.00 WIB)
              Oral presentation schedule can be downloaded HERE.

              Program Book ABBS 2023 can be downloaded HERE (in PDF).

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              Registration Fee

              Registration Payment Method

              Payment by Bank Transfer to:

              Bank: BNI

              Account number: 0067573779

              Name: Kusumandari

              Swift Code: Swift Code: BNINIDJAXXX


              Payment via virtual account (VA):

              Please send confirmation email after transfer to

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              Steering Committee

              Organizing Committee

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              APEC International Board Member

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              The ABBS symposium will be held in Hybrid Format (HF) at UNS Tower Hotel, Solo, Central Java, Indonesia. The hybrid format allows for increased accessibility and flexibility, enabling participants to engage in the symposium’s activities regardless of their location. The symposium’s online platform and plenary hall will be announced shortly, offering attendees a seamless and interactive experience that connects participants from around the world.

              UNS Tower Hotel

              Sebelas Maret University

              Jl. Ir. Sutami No.35, Pucangsawit, Jebres, Surakarta, Central Java 57125



              How to Get to UNS Tower Hotel

              By Airplane

              The nearest airport for long-distance visitors is Solo-Adi Soemarmo (SOC). There are many airlines that can take you to Surakarta (Solo), such as Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Lion Air, etc. Most of them require you to have a stop in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), Jakarta. From CGK, you can continue your travel to Surakarta by another airplane.

              Airport Transfer from Solo – Adi Soemarmo (SOC) Airport to UNS Tower Hotel

              Conventional or Online Taxi

              If you want more private transportation, you can just order an online taxi such as Go-Car from Gojek App or GrabCar from Grab App. There are also conventional taxis lining up in front of the arrival gate at the airport. This transportation will certainly give you more comfort than the others. Only a 35 minutes drive to the international airport of Adi Sumarmo (SOC).

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              About Solo

              Solo City is located in Central Java-Indonesia and it is a popular destination for tourists; it is easily accessible by just an hour of flight from Bali or Jakarta, two hours of flight from Kuala Lumpur, and only one and a half hours of flight from Singapore. Jakarta and Yogyakarta also offer connections to Solo City by train. The population of Solo City is around 500,000, and the people are known for their strong adherence to Javanese tradition. The city has been a centre for Javanese literature, dance, culinary arts, fashion, and architecture since the 19th century. The official language in Solo City is Bahasa, but the mother language is Javanese Mataraman dialect (Middle Javanese). Mataraman dialect or Middle Javanese is also used by people in the Region of Yogyakarta, East Magelang, Semarang, Pati, Madiun, and some parts of Kediri Regency. The Mataraman dialect used in Solo City is spoken with a softer tone in daily conversation compared to other Mataraman dialects in other areas.  Solo City has a warm, humid equatorial climate, with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius and heavy rainfall from December to March.

              Solo is not just a city. It’s a unique place with a spirit, have many cultural heritage, and abundance of splending countrysides and deep sense of  hospitality. It’s a passion for shopping, culinary and festivals.

              For more detail, please visit

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              Chairman of ABBS 2023

              Prof. Dwi Susilaningsih, M.Pharm.

              +62 812 1163 810

              Secretariat of ABBS 2023

              Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 8 Jakarta, Indonesia