The International Seminar on Business, Economics, Social Science and Technology (ISBEST2nd) 2019 was held at UTCC, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia, on 23 October 2019. This Seminar has been held annually since 2018, hosted by Faculty of Economics Universitas Terbuka in collaboration with our partner, APSAE, RPI, PKN-STAN, Universitas Nusa Cendana, STIE Kesatuan, STIE Jakarta, our sponsors Bank BNI, Mandiri, BRI and Bank BTN, and other parties involved in making this seminar happen. ISBEST 2019 main theme is: “INDONESIAN SOCIETY IN 5.0: INNOVATION CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNIES”. This theme was very important beca use through Society 5.0, artificial intelligence will transform big data in all walks of life and the Internet of Things will become a new wisdom, which will be dedicated to enhancing human capabilities to open opportunities for humanity. The range of topics covered in the Second ISBEST 2019 Proceeding includes the theoretical and empirical papers covering some sub themes consists of economic, business and social shocks caused by the emergence of digital technology. Digital technology has changed the structure of conventional economics, business, and life. There were three invited speakers from South Korea and Malaysia and Indonesia. There were 113 papers that were accepted after double blind reviewed.
We would like to thank all of those who helped and supported ISBEST 2019. Each individual and institution's support was very important for the success of this symposium. Specifically, we would like to acknowledge the advisory board and organizing committee for their valuable advice, help, suggestion, and support in the organization and helpful peer-reviewing process of the papers. We would also extend our best gratitude to keynote speakers: Dr. Ir. Dwi Heriyanto, M.T., Pannel Speakers: Prof. Masatsugu Nemoto, and Datok Prof. Yusof Kasim, and Invitation Guests: Prof. Indra Bastian, and Prof. Zakiah Saleh. Runtuwene for their valuable contribution for sharing ideas and knowledge in the ISBEST 2019.
We sincerely hope that ISBEST 2019 will be a forum for excellent discussions for improving the quality of research and development relating to the challenge and opportunity from revolution industry 4.0 toward society 5.0. We also hope that this forum will provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem in disruption era.
Prof. Dr. Ginta Ginting, M.B.A. – Editors in Chief
Prof. Ali Muktiyanto, S.E., M.Si.
Dr. Joko Rizkie Widokarti, S.E., M.M.
Dr. Zainur Hidayah, S.Pi., MM.
Dr. Etty Puji Lestari, S.E., M.Si.
Amalia Kusuma Wardhani, SE., M.Com., Ph.D.