NCSTT held a workshop related to Electric Vehicles in Bali to support the Acceleration Battery Electric Vehicle Program for Road Transportation

Currently, the worldwide trend of transportation will go towards electrification. The electric vehicleis estimated to be able to provide solutions to problems faced by the current transportation sector. These are excessive consumption of non-renewable energy and high motor vehicle emissions. The Indonesian government has initiated the use of electric vehicles in the country. This matter is marked by the issuance of Presidential Regulation no. 55 of 2019 concerning the Acceleration Battery Electric Vehicle Program for Road Transportation.

Seeing the importance of a high-quality workforce in the field of transportation technology, it is necessary to provide resources with an understanding of electric vehicle technology. This is what then underlies the holding of "Electric Vehicle Safety Standards" & "Inventer and Electric Motor". This training is expected to contribute to improving the quality of human resources tosupport the acceleration of the implementation of electric-based vehicles in Indonesia. The workshop was held on 6-7 May 2022 at Courtyard by Marriott Nusa Dua Resort, Bali and sponsored by HIOKI & Engineering X.

Many experts from academia, industry, and government have participated in this event to share their insights, experiences, and the latest research regarding the training theme. There were nine keynote speakers from various backgrounds:
1. Prof. Muhammad Aziz, University of Tokyo, Japan
2. Dr. Faudzan Adziman, University of Oxford, England
3. Dr-Ing Justin Pradipta, S.T., M.T., Institut Teknologi Bandung
4. Beny Rachmanto, HIOKI
5. Dr. Ir. IGW Samsi Gunarta, Head of the Bali Provincial Transportation Service
6. Mr. Park Hyea Chul, BYGEN Korea
7. Susanto Sigit Rahardi, M.T, Center for Material and Technical Products (B4T), Ministry of Industry, Republic Indonesia
8. Muhammad Ridwan, MBA., PT. Len Industri (Persero)
9. Andri Setiyoso, M.T, S.T., PT. Pindad (Persero).

The participants and the Head of the Bali Transportation Service also managed to conduct a demonstration of electric vehicles throughout Bali. As is known, Bali issued a governor's rule on the usage of clean energy and battery-powered electric motorcycles in Bali. It is anticipated that this event would serve as a pilot for the development of electric vehicles in Indonesia, hence accelerating the execution of the Battery-Based Electric Motorized Vehicle (KBLBB) program.