Special Guest - Dr Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Public Works and Housing

Mochamad Basuki Hadimuljono is the current Minister of Public Works and Public Housing. He obtained his master's and doctorate from Colorado State University. The last position he held prior to his ministerial appointment in October 2014 was director-general of spatial planning. During his time at the ministry, he had participated in several national-level working groups including ones related to rehabilitation following the 2004 Tsunami in Aceh, handling of the Sidoarjo mud flow (2006–2007), reparation of the Purbaleunyi Toll Road and management of food scarcity in Yahukimo Regency (both in 2006). He also received a Distinguished Honorary Fellow award from the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations in February 2017, along with an International Lifetime Contribution Award from the Japan Society of Civil Engineers in July 2017.