(7/01)The first day’s Summer Course Pathways Towards Sustainable Future (PASF) activity began with the opening event which was opened directly by the Dean of the Faculty of Geography Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Muh Aris Marfai, S.Si., M.Sc was also attended by I Made Andi Arsana, Ph.D as the Head of the Office of International Affair at Gadjah Mada University. At the beginning of this activity it was opened with an introductory session on lecturers, the University of Groningen, social, cultural, physical and development conditions in the Netherlands accompanied by discussions with participants.
In addition, this session was also followed by an interactive session on expectations and concerns about the issues desired by each participant which will be discussed during the summer course.
After the first session, the discussion continued with a discussion of various definitions of several terminologies to equate perceptions which will then be used during the summer course there are place, space, planning, policy, and sustainability.
The activity today is closed by dividing into 11 groups to analyze the area around UGM. After the group division is created then continued with group discussions to choose the theme and location of the study area beginning with presenting each issue that each individual wants to be appointed.