This collection is dedicated to a seminal conference held on 14th June 2023, at Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo, titled "Seminar Nasional & Call for Paper Riset dan Pengabdian Masyarakat". This was an exclusive, multi-university collaborative event, hosted in partnership with STIE Pembangunan Tanjung Pinang, Universitas Riau Kepulauan, ITB Yadika Bangil, STIKI Malang, Universitas Muhammadiyah Karanganyar, STIE PGRI Dewantara Jombang, and Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur.
The focus of this collection is to highlight the paramount role of research, community service, innovation, and downstreaming in ensuring societal welfare and achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. It documents the comprehensive discussions, thought-provoking research papers, and innovative ideas presented during the conference that exhibit the commitment and efforts made by academia towards sustainable and inclusive societal development.
This collection features a range of content, from summaries of keynote speeches given by distinguished scholars, a collection of selected peer-reviewed articles on the topics of research, community services, innovation, and downstreaming, to a detailed overview of the insightful panel discussions. The articles included highlight the role of research and community service in contributing to sustainable development and societal welfare.
By publishing these conference proceedings, we aim to disseminate the latest findings and advancements to a broader audience, fostering greater awareness and promoting dialogue on the essential themes of sustainable development, societal welfare, and the integral role of academia in achieving these objectives.
This collection will be of significant interest to researchers, academicians, students, policy-makers, and anyone passionate about sustainable development and societal welfare. Its content will prove invaluable in informing future research directions, policy decisions, and practical applications within these domains.