The conference is going to invite reputable and internationally recognised keynote speakers in their specialised fields:
|Dr. Setyo Yanuartuti, M.Si.
Lecturer at the Department of Dance Music and Drama of Universitas Negeri Surabaya.
She earned her doctoral degree on “Revitalization of Wayang Topeng Jati Duwur Jombang” from Intitut Seni Indonesia Surakarta. Her current research interest is in traditional performing arts
|Dr. Timothy Laurie
Scholarly Teaching Fellow in the School of Communication (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia
His core research interests include cultural theory, popular music studies, and gender and sexuality studies
|Prof. Dr. Siusana Kweldju, M.Pd
Language specialist, Professor at SEAMEO-RELC Singapore, State University of Malang
Her current research interests include linguistics, education research, and language teaching.
|Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim bin Husain
Professor of Art Education at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
His current research interests include art and culture, methodology in art & art education research, informal learning & lifelong learning.
Suharsono is a lecturer at the Universitas Negeri Surabaya known as UNESA. He obtained his MPhil from Murdoch University and his PhD from UWA, both in Western Australia.
His interest is on sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, particularly on how power and ideology are shared to produce culture and its interplay with language in a society.