7th AOCO 2013, 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2013, Bandung, Indonesia

A Brief Report

On behalf of ISSO, Dr. Irawan reported the summary of AOCO 2013. He mentioned that it was successful and beneficial. ISSO felt AOCO 2013 was not only successful but beneficial to the participants and he thanked all AOASO member countries for their support.

There were 43 speakers from ten countries and 12 moderators mainly from Indonesia. The number of participants was 432 (international 19, local 413), and the list of activities include six plenary lectures, eleven symposia sessions, oral presentations, poster presentations, a yoga class, AOASO council meeting, ISSO business meeting, the Faculty dinner, and cultural night. The number of abstracts accepted for oral and poster presentations were 37 and 64, respectively, He also expressed his gratitude to Universitas Padjadjaran for providing a special grant, for which the Organiser are much indebted.