Proceedings of the International Conference on Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Culture and Humanity - "Interdisciplinary Challenges for Humanity Education in Digital Era" (STEACH 2018)

The head of state university of Surabaya, the honorable speakers, keynote speakers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I am greatly honored and pleased to welcome you all to Surabaya, city of heroes of Indonesia country, on behalf of the International conference on STEACH 2018. We are indeed honored to have you here with us.

We have about 150 participants from abroad and within Indonesia gathered here today, they are from numbers of lecturers, teachers, graduated students, researchers, and practitioners involved in six different interdisciplinary fields (Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Culture and Humanity), making our forum a truly Indonesian congress initiative.

The international conference on STEACH 2018 is organized by The Graduate School of State University of Surabaya to interpret the thoughts and to manifest the insights into fruitful discussion which bridges the development of the six issues in this multicultural world in an international conference on Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Culture and Humanity (STEACH). The theme of the STEACH 2018 Conference is “Interdisciplinary Challenges for Humanity Education in Digital Era”.

The organizing committee has done a fantastic work preparing our conference and I would like to thank them for their energy, competence and professionalism during the organization process. For sure, the success I anticipate to this conference will certainly be the result of the effective collaboration between the organizing committee with delegates from Graduate School of State university of Surabaya.

I would like to express special thanks to:

H. Bambang Soesatyo, S.E., M.BA. (House of Representatives of Indonesia)
Prof. Wu Jungqi (from Central China Normal University)
Neo Peng Fu, Ph.D (from Nanyang Technological University)
Lourdes T. Nepomuceno, Ph.D (from The University of Philippines)
Nadi Suprapto, Ph.D (from Universitas Negeri Surabaya)

As the keynote speakers, addressing their perspectives on a broad-ranging set of topics.

Finally, I would like to extend our gratitude to our many sponsors for supporting many of the events associated with STEACH 2018, especially to Wyndham Surabaya Hotel for hosting the conference, adding to it also by its location nestled in the heart of the second largest city of Indonesia, Surabaya.

Once again, welcome to Surabaya, welcome to the International Conference on STEACH 2018. I do believe that STEACH 2018 will be a productive conference for everyone.

Chairman of Committee
Dr. Ali Mustofa, M.Pd