1. Participants and presenters should fully participate in the 3rd International Conference on Special Education 2019 from July 13, 2019 to July 14, 2019.
  2. Certificates for presenters and participants will be distributed AFTER the closing ceremony on July 14, 2019.
  3. Certificates must be taken by the participants and presenters themselves. The committee DOES NOT FACILITATE delivery of certificates.
  4. For student participants, please bring student ID cards


Innovation is very important in Education. It presents new ways of teaching and learning and presents challenges and opportunities or those who are involved in Special Education. This conference will be a unique experience that includes evidence-based research of pedagogical innovations in education. In many societies, person with disabilities face a lot of challenges to function ‘normally’ especially to gain access and the rights to receive appropriate education that cater to their needs. Therefore with innovation new methods in teaching and learning, development of assistive devices, ICT applied teaching gadget and use of cyber learning, students with disabilities are given the opportunities to get better access to education. The latest research on these strategies and approaches will be presented by researchers and practitioners. This conference will offer lectures, presentations, and exhibition on a variety of models of innovative and best practices. The theme for this conference is Elevating Innovation for Sustainable Development of Special Needs Education

Aim and Scope

We are inviting abstracts/proposals for paper presentations and posters/exhibits addressing the Innovation and special education through one of the following themes:

  • Learning and Innovation for Student with Special Education Needs
  • Innovation in Early Intervention
  •  Innovation in Inclusive Education
  • Transition from School to Employment
  • Innovation in Deafblind and Multiple Disabilities Education
  • Networking in Special Education
  • Policy on Disabilities
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Inclusive Education
  • Building and Sustaining Inclusive Society
  • Technical and Vocational Education Training for Children with SEN
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for SEN
  • Teacher Training and Capacity Building
  • Cultural and Arts Appreciation for Children with SEN
  • ICT and Assistive Technology for Children with SEN
  • Empowering families and Communities for Children with SEN


Keynote Speaker 


Keynote 1

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, MAP, Minister of Education and Culture, Indonesia


Keynote 2 – Inclusive Education and Zero Reject Policy in Malaysia

Speaker: YB Dr. Maszlee Malik, Minister of Education, Malaysia

Ministra MSSI

Keynote 3

Speaker: Mdm. Armanda Berta Dos Santos, Minister of Social Solidarity and Inclusion, Timor Leste



Keynote 4 – Disability Services in Surabaya

Speaker: Dr.(H.C.) Ir. Tri Rismaharini, Mayor of Surabaya


Keynote 5 – Achieving Human Rights Through Innovation In Early Childhood Education For Young Children With Vision Impairment Or Other Disabilities

Speaker: Dr. Frances Gentle, President of International Council for the Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)

Invited Speakers

  • Didik Suhardi, Ph.D. (Dirjen Dikdasmen Kemendikbud Indonesia)
  • Ismunandar, Ph.D. (Dirjen Belmawa Kemenristekdikti)
  • Roberto Escarre, Ph.D (Alicante University Spain)
  • Hue Ming Tak, Ph.D. (The Education University of Hong Kong)
  • Kieron Sheehy (Open University UK)
  • Prof Jun Kawaguchi, Ph.D (Tsukuba University, Japan)
  • Jeongho Cha, Ph.D. (Daegu University, Korea)
  • Mudjito, Ak. M.Si. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya)
  • Aria  Indrawati (ICEVI)

Venue and Activities

Shangri La Hotel Surabaya

JL. May. Jend. Sungkono 120, Surabaya, 60256, Indonesia

Important Deadline


Registration Fee and Payment

Proceeding Atlantis Press:
– International Presenters                            : USD 200

SEAMEO members presenters                 : USD 100

– Indonesian Presenters                               : Rp. 1.500.000


Proceeding ISBN:

SEAMEO members presenters                 : USD 80

– Indonesian Presenters                               : Rp. 300.000



– International Participans                            : USD 120

– SEAMEO members participants               : USD 70

– Indonesian Participants                             : Rp. 250.000

– Indonesian Students                                   : Rp. 150.000


Please do bank transfer for the registration fee to:
Bank Name: Bank Tabungan Negara

Virtual Account Number: 9422091817209180102
Account Holder: ICSE

(Indonesian Participants and Presenters Only. For other Nationalities, kindly make payment through Credit Card or Bank Transfers (Malaysian bank account holder) in the ‘Registration International’ portal)


You may find hotel near the venue. The following hotels are also in the neighbourhood:

Shangri-La Hotel
Java Paragon Hotel

Hotel Ciputra Word

Ibis Budget

Golden Tulip Hotel 
Majapahit Hotel

Advisory Boards & Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Nurhasan, M.Kes. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Dr. Sanusi, M.Pd (Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia)

PN. Hjh. Salmah Binti Jopri (SEAMEO Regional Centre for Special Education, Malasyia)

Drs. Sujarwanto, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)


Organizing Committee

Dr. Budiyanto, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
Dr. Wagino, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Khofidotur Rofiah, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

dr. Febrita Ardianingsih, M.Si. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Silfia Asningtias, M.TESOL (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Prof. Dr. Siti Masitoh, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Dr. Asri Widjiastuti (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Dr. Endang Purbaningrum, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Dr. Bachtiar Saiful Bachri, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Bambang Dibyo Wiyono, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Setya Chendra Wibawa, S.Pd., M.T. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Ima Kurrotun Ainin, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Mohammad Syahidul Haq, M.Pd. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Joint Organizer:

Indonesian of Special Education and Special Service Education
Office of the Special Education and Special Service Education commission
Ministry of Education, Indonesia
Kompleks Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan,
Gedung A Lt. 2, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Senayan, Jakarta Pusat
Tel: +6221- 5733353

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Special Education (SEAMEO SEN)

Level 2, Anjung Hikmah Complex
IPG Kampus Perempuan Melayu
Jalan Durian Daun, 74500 Melaka, MALAYSIA
Tel: +606-281 8242 Fax: +606-2820187

Universitas Negeri Surabaya

Kampus Lidah
Jl. Lidah Wetan, Surabaya (60213) Indonesia
Tel: +6231-99423002 Fax: +6231-99424002

Contact Person

Bambang Dibyo  +628125912654
Heikhal Hamzah +60103188702
Herta Triana +6281388309003