As a form of commitment to improving the quality of scientific work, the Politeknik Negeri Semarang (Polines) always continues to encourage lecturers and students to publish scientific work in various seminars, conferences and scientific journals both nationaly and abroad.
In the 2019 International Conference of Business and Economy (ICBE) which was held by Unika Soegijapranata with the University of San Carlos Philippines at the Noormans Hotel, Semarang, Wednesday (13/3), Polines lecturers participated in this activity. The conference took the theme "Fullfilling the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Goals in 2019" is a routine event organized by a consortium of 11 universities with the initiator of the University of San Carlos, Cebu, Philippines. This time the international conference presented 58 articles with conference participants coming from all ASEAN countries and a number of other countries outside ASEAN. The paper from the conference speakers was made an international proceeding so that it could become one of the additional scientific studies for international academics.
One of the lecturers from Accounting Department, Polines, Muhammad Noor Ardiansah, S.E., M.Sc., Akt appeared to present a scientific article entitled The Maturity Level of Computer Based Accounting Systems in SMEs: Empirical Evidance in Semarang Indonesia.
His article was appreciated by the organizer as the Best Paper. "I didn't expect my article to be appreciated as the Best Paper", he said proudly. May this increase the reputation of Polines in the international academic meetings.