General information

  • Time in Jakarta and Bogor: GMT (UTC +7)
  • Country code: +62
  • Average temperature: 24-33 °C; to check the weather forecast, visit http://bit.ly/JakartaBMKG
  • Public transport: Bus, Commuter line Train, MRT using digital or electronic money that can be purchased from convenience stores such as INDOMARET, ALFAMART, etc.
  • Taxi and online transportation: call Blue Bird taxi company (+6221 7941234) or download GOJEK / GRAB mobile applications
  • Population: JAKARTA (10.188.000) BOGOR (1.064.687) *Data 2016
  • Hospital: RSPAD GATOT SUBROTO (+62213840702)
  • Electricity: Type C or F Socket (Power Plugs). 220 - 230 V, 50 Hz
  • Official language:  Bahasa Indonesia; most Indonesians speak and understand English reasonably well.
  • Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR); 1 EURO ~ 15.600 Rupiah, 1 USD ~ 14.000 Rupiah
  • Wireless Internet: Wifi is available in all congress locations; For local sim cards, TELKOMSEL is recommended (your Passport Number is required for activation).
  • Water: Tap water is NOT potable
  • Local attire: Batik
  • Emergency Hotlines:
    - Ambulance: 118/119
    - Fire Department: 113
    - Police: 110/ +6221 3454363
    - Car Rental:  TRAC (+6221 29835555), AUTO RENT CAR (+6221 45857102)
  • Local Organising Committee contact person: SALSA +62 812 8961 1182 / +62 815 1099 5000




Local Transport: Getting to the Congress Venue 

Jakarta has a wide range of transportation options available from Soekarno Hatta International Airport to the city centre. Buses are operated by a good number of private operators and by the state-owned PPD bus company. Mayasari and Patas AC buses are air-conditioned and flat fares are charged and are posted by the entrance door. Three-wheeled, two-seats scooter taxis, locally known as "bajaj", and Bemo minibuses also operate on fixed routes throughout Jakarta, as do Mikrolet or Angkot minibuses.

The 55th ISOCARP World Planning Congress will take place in two locations in the island of Java, Indonesia: Jakarta and Bogor. The main congress venue is Hotel Borobudur in Jakarta (venue 1) where all activities from 10-13 September 2019 will take place. The other location is Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center (venue 2) where the Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Reception for all the delegates on the first day of the Congress, 9 September, will be held. Shuttle buses will be arranged to move delegates between the two venues.

Delegates who will be joining the Technical Tours on 9 September 2019, from 8:30-11:00, in Jakarta will proceed immediately after the tours to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center (venue 2). For those who will NOT be joining the technical tours, shuttle buses will be available to carry delegates from Hotel Borobudur to Bogor International Convention Center.  


Soekarno Hatta Airport to Hotel Borobudur (Venue 1 | 10-13 September 2019)

Jalan Lapangan Banteng Selatan, Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta

DAMRI Airport Bus

Ticket fare: 40,000 IDR or 2.9 USD (50 min)

  1. Go to the Damri Bus Stop. Buses depart every half an hour.
  2. Purchase a single journey ticket from the ticket counters or on board from the driver, with Gambir Station as the destination.
  3. Alight at Gambir Railway Station and walk 500 meters towards Jalan Pejambon until you reach Hotel Borobudur.


Rail Link Airport Train

Ticket fare 70,000 IDR or 5.10 USD (60 min)

  1. Upon arrival at the airport, take the Skytrain and alight at the Rail Link Airport Train station.
  2. Buy a ticket through a vending machine, then choose BNI City Station as destination. You can only use debit or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Amex) as all transactions are cashless. Tickets cannot be bought 20 minutes prior to departure or if the train is full. For more information, please visit https://reservation.railink.co.id
  3. After arriving at BNI City Station, you can continue the trip with several options as follows:
  4. Taxis or smartphone-based transport booking platform (Gojek or Grab), with Hotel Borobudur as the destination.
  5. Transjakarta-Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
    • Walk towards Tosari 2 Busway Shelter for 700 meters (10 min).
    • Buy a ticket using debit card or cash and then take the bus to Pulogadung direction.
    • Alight at Gambir Station then walk towards Jalan Pejambon for 700 meters until you reach Hotel Borobudur. 
    • For more information, please visit http://transjakarta.co.id/peta-rute/ 


Taxi

Fare: 250,000 IDR or 18 USD (45 min)

The best way to order a taxi is via telephone or by going directly to the taxi station at the airport. Calling ahead will get you a better fare. Below are the reliable taxi companies and their contact numbers:

  • Blue Bird, regular taxi: (021) 794-1234
  • Silver Bird, executive taxi: (021) 798-1234
  • Golden Bird, Limousine & rental car: (021) 794-4444
  • Big Bird, Charter Bus: (021)798-0808


Soekarno Hatta Airport to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center (Venue 2 | 9 September 2019)

Botani Square Building, Jl. Raya Pajajaran No.Raya, Tegallega, Kecamatan Bogor Tengah, Kota Bogor, Jawa Barat 16127, Indonesia

Note: Participants arriving at Soekarno Hatta Airport on 9 September are advised to go directly to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center. 

Below are the transportation options to get there:

DAMRI Airport Bus (83 km/1.5 hours)

Ticket fare: 55,000 IDR or 4 USD (VIP) / 75,000 IDR or 6 USD (Executive)

  1. Go to DAMRI Bus Stop. Buses depart every half an hour. 
  2. Purchase a single journey ticket from the ticket counters or on board from the driver, with Bogor Station as the destination.
  3. Alight at Botani Square Mall. Walk 300 meters towards the direction of Bogor International Convention Center.


Taxi (83 km/1.5 hours)

Ticket fare: 350,000 IDR or 25 USD

The best way to order a taxi is via telephone or by going directly to the taxi station at the airport. Calling ahead will get you a better fare. Below are the reliable taxi companies and their contact numbers:

  • Blue Bird, regular taxi: (021) 794-1234
  • Silver Bird, executive taxi: (021) 798-1234
  • Golden Bird, Limousine & rental car: (021) 794-4444
  • Big Bird, Charter Bus: (021)798-0808

Hotel Borobudur to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center (9 September 2019)

A complimentary shuttle service will be provided to transport all registered Congress delegates to and from Hotel Borobudur and Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center during the first day of the congress. There are two options available:

  1. Technical tours participants: Delegates who will be joining the technical tours from 8:30 to 11:00 must take the designated shuttle buses from Hotel Borobudur, which will bring them to each Technical Tour drop-off point. Right after the tours, shuttle buses will proceed directly to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center, where the opening ceremony, opening plenary, and welcoming reception will be held. There will be no stopovers at Hotel Borobudur after the tours. Shuttles will return delegates to Hotel Borobudur at 20:30, after the scheduled events. 
  2. Technical tours NON-participants: Delegates who will NOT be joining the technical tours can take a shuttle from Hotel Borobudur to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center. Vehicles will be clearly marked and will be available based on the schedule below. In case of any changes, please check with the front desk or concierge for a schedule of departures. Shuttles will return delegates to Hotel Borobudur at 20:30, after the scheduled events.



Hotel Borobudur - BICC

BICC – Hotel Borobudur 

Departure times:*

 09:30 

10:00

10:15

10:45

20:30

Cost:

Free for registered congress delegates

Free for registered congress delegates

Pick-up point:

Hotel Borobudur Ballroom Entrance

Ballroom Entrance

Drop-off point:

Hotel Borobudur Ballroom Entrance

Ballroom Entrance

*Availability is subject to demand

We encourage all delegates to take advantage of the tailored shuttle bus services from Hotel Borobudur to BICC and vice versa. Delegates who will not be able to avail of this service but wish to attend the opening events at the BICC will have to arrange their own transport via the concierge services of Hotel Borobudur or their own hotel. 

Hotel Borobudur to BICC by Taxi

Ticket fare: 200.000 – 300.000 IDR or 20-25 USD

Reservation at the Concierge of Hotel Borobudur

Airport Welcome Desk

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) does not provide a welcome desk at the airport. Delegates can go directly to the airport information section to get to the venue. If you need further information, please contact the LOC (Dinanti +62815 1099 5000).

Technical Tours

Three technical tours are available to all registered congress delegates and their accompanying persons:  1. Kota Tua (old town), 2. TOD Dukuh Atas Interchange, and 3. Akuarium Village. The descriptions of the technical tours can be found here

Date and Time

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:30-11:00

Duration

1-1.5 hours

Availability

Kota Tua: 60 persons

TOD Dukuh Atas Interchange: 200 persons

Akuarium Village: 60 persons

Registration

The registration for the technical tours opens on 31 August 2019. To register, delegates must first log in to their congress account and visit the 'International Tickets' page. Then, click the number of attendees and select one of the three tours available. Tours are included in the congress fees but slots are subject to availability and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Note: All three tours are taking place at the same time; therefore, an attendee must select only one of the tour options.

Meet-up Point

Tour participants are requested to gather at the Ballroom Lobby of Hotel Borobudur at 8:30. Afterwards, the participants will be ushered to the designated buses of each tour.  

Dress Code

Delegates are advised to wear business casual or business formal, as the shuttles will proceed immediately after the tours to Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center for the afternoon opening events. There will be no stopovers at Hotel Borobudur after the tours.

About the Congress

The congress starts at 9:00 every day, except Monday. The programme schedule is published online and available in the brochure that will be distributed to all delegates during the registration. You may also download the congress app to view the schedule (available for Android and iOS). 

Speakers may check their presentation schedules at the "My schedule" and "Sessions I am speaking at" tabs on the account Dashboard. Similarly, attendees will be able add sessions to their schedule using the same Dashboard menu tabs. We highly recommend delegates to read the abstracts before going to the congress to plan your day.

Venues

Venue 1 – Hotel Borobudur (Main Congress Venue), 10-13 September 2019

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta is the main venue of the congress. All parallel sessions, special sessions, side events, and the rest of the plenary sessions will be held here. The congress function rooms are distributed as follows:

  • Plenary Room – Flores A and B 
  • Parallel Sessions Rooms – Flores A, Boardroom, Banda A, Banda B, Sumba A, Sumba B, Ambon+Nias+Ceram 
  • Special Sessions Room – Singosari

Venue 2 – Bogor (IPB) International Convention Center, 9 September 2019

The first day of the congress will be held at Bogor International Convention Center. The opening ceremony and the opening plenary will be held at the Main Function hall of the Convention Center. Meanwhile, the Welcoming Dinner Reception for all delegates will be held at Bogor City Hall, about 7 minutes by shuttle bus from the Bogor International Convention Center. 

Track Locations

Track 1 – Banda A / Boardroom 

Track 2 – Timor 

Track 3 – Flores A  

Track 4 – Banda B 

Track 5 – Sumba A

Track 6 – Sumba B 

Track 7 – Ambon+Nias+Ceram 

* Boardroom/ Sumba A/ Sumba B are located at the 3rd floor;  Ambon+Nias+Ceram is located at the 19th floor.

Exhibit locations

All exhibitions are located along the hallway nearest to the Ballroom Entrance of Borobudur Hotel (venue I) and in front of the Main Function Hall at Bogor International Convention Center (venue II).

Registration

Congress Registration opens on Sunday, 8 September 2019, at Hotel Borobudur from 12:00 to 21:00 and will be available throughout the congress periodRegistration will also be available at the Bogor International Convention Center but ONLY on Monday afternoon, 9 September 2019. 

Day/Date

Time

Sunday, 8 September

12:00-21:00

Monday, 9 September

7:30-8:30; 10:30-18:00**

Tuesday, 10 September

8:00-17:00

Wednesday, 11 September

8:00-17:00

Thursday, 12 September

8:00-17:00

Friday, 13 September

8:00-12:00







**Registration will be at Hotel Borobudur except Monday, 10:30-18:00, 9 September (BICC)   


Please register and collect your congress materials and badge at our Registration desks by the Ballroom entrance of Hotel Borobudur. Do not forget to bring your ticket, either printed or (preferably) on your phone. (We may ask for an ID to confirm it's your ticket).

Note: If you have registered and collected your badge and congress materials on the first day at Bogor International Convention Center, you do NOT need to register again at Hotel Borobudur. Please wear your badge visibly and at all times during the congress.

Congress App

Download the Dryfta App on iTunes or Google Play. Type in "ISOCARP" on the search button to have full access to the programme and participants network.

Using the congress app, attendees can:

  • Update their profile
  • Manage their personal schedule and check-in to sessions
  • Set up 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees
  • View sponsors and exhibitors and their representatives, send requests to get their contact details
  • Engage in discussions on the forum

Download the App (iOS)  |   Download the App (Google Play)

Exhibitors can:

Use the in-built QR code scanner to scan attendees QR code on their badges and save to their list of vCards (leads). Later those vCards can be exported into Phonebook or in Excel format.

Catering

Coffee, tea, and water are available throughout the congress. Lunch will be served, from Tuesday to Thursday, 13:00-14:00, at the Flores Promenade of Hotel Borobudur. Lunch is also provided at the Bogor International Convention Center, 13:00-14:00, before the opening plenary starts.

Gala Dinner

All congress delegates are invited to join the Gala dinner on Thursday, 12 September 2019. The venue will be at Candi Bentar, Jalan Pantai Indah, Ancol, Jakarta Utara.

Dinner Reception

There will be a dinner reception on Monday, 9 September, at the Bogor City Hall (1 KM away from the Bogor International Convention Center). All congress delegates and accompanying persons are invited to attend this social event. Shuttle services will be provided.

Feedback and Help

For any immediate questions or concerns, contact us at: congress@isocarp.org or send a message to our local organising committee contact person: SALSA +62 812 8961 1182 / +62 815 1099 5000