The Student Activity Unit (UKM) Forum of Scientific Discussion (FDI) of University of Muhammadyah Malang (UMM) will hold Accomplishment Week and National Science Competence (Prediksi) 2016 on April 29 to May 1. In response to that event, FDI gives the opportunity for all high school students in Indonesia to participate by sending their scientific papers.
Afif Zainuri Wafiq, the Chief Executive of Prediksi 2016, said that the participants can start registering on this January until the next March 24. The announcement of the qualified participants will be on April 9. Those qualified participants are to be the finalists of this event and have to attend the technical meeting on April 29 and the event itself is to be executed on April 30 until May 1, 2016.
Afif said that the students who are interested in joining the competence are to send their paper in online form by accessing http://fdiceria.wordpress.com. Each teams consist of three students and can send more than one of their paper. Each teams are to pay IDR 30,000 as registration fee. The winner team, then, will get sertificate, trophy and money as the rewards.
The theme of this competence is “Utilizing Natural Resources in Indonesia through the Youngsters’ Innovation”. According to Afif, Indonesia is blessed with its many resources however Indonesia people can’t maximally utilize and develop them yet was the reason in selecting the theme.
“If resources in Indonesia is well-managed, Indonesian people should have lived comfortably. However, in fact, our resources have yet been enjoyed by its people. That’s why we, youngsters, are responsible in utilizing them. This is the reason in choosing this theme,” Afif said.
The students can directly contact the committees; Wildan (085815302187) or Atidati (0857548803236) for further information. The students can also follow FDI on twitter @fdiUMM or instagram @FDIceria. (nov/han/t_rfd)