Electronics and Communications Engineering

5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Manufacturing Engineering in conjunction with 1st Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of the Philippines Conference


Theme: "Manufacturing Engineering and Human Factors Innovations for Sustainable Technological Progress"
Date: 5 - 6 November 2012
Venue: EDSA Shangri-La Manila, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City Philippines

Major Sponsors

ASEAN University Network / Southeast Asia Engineering Education Development Network (AUN/SEED-Net), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), De La Salle University (DLSU), Universiti Malaya (UM), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of the Philippines (HFESP).

Scope and Topics

The program committee solicits high quality papers containing original contribution in all areas of theory and applications of manufacturing processes, manufacturing technology, manufacturing industry practices, manufacturing engineering education, material processing, manufacturing systems, CAE/CAD/CAM/CIM systems, product design & development, industrial engineering, e-manufacturing, rapid prototyping, mechatronics & robotics, industrial automation, biomedical engineering including but not limited to: environmental systems, life cycle assessment, information technology, concurrent engineering, decision support systems, nanotechnology, industrial robots, educational and entertaining robots, biomedical robots, agricultural and environment robots, intelligent machines, control actuators, neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms and evolutionary computing.

Additionally the conference aims to promote and publicize the value of ergonomics and human factors as a strategy for organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Involving various areas of interest which includes human centered design, ergonomics risk evaluation, affective design, human errors and accidents / industrial safety, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, ergonomics in product design, usability testing, health screening and promotion, manual materials handling, office ergonomics, ergonomics in manufacturing systems, quality and productivity improvement by ergonomics, ergonomics management program, ergonomics intervention / participatory ergonomics, best practices and success stories in ergonomics, occupational health and safety, ergonomics for elderly children, transport ergonomics, online communities, occupational biomechanics, human simulation and virtual environment, agriculture ergonomics, and human computer interaction.

Regular Paper Submission

Authors should electronically submit full paper in MS WORD document usually limited to 6 pages, however, exceptions are considered in the merit of quality of the articles. Detailed requirement for the format of full papers can be seen at the Full Paper Format (doc/52kb). All papers should be sent via email to rcmanu2012@yahoo.com . The first page of the paper must contain the title, names and affiliations of the authors, email address, and four keywords/phrases. Please identify the corresponding author giving full contact information including email address.

Proceedings and CD ROM

Conference official language is English. Each paper for publication in the 5th AUN/SEED-Net – RC ManuE 2012 proceeding will be reviewed by independent referees and the final acceptance for publication of the submitted article is based on a majority vote of referees. Authors will be provided referee’s comments when the review results are returned. A CD-ROM will be provided at the conference. A hard copy for the proceedings will be available at an additional charge and will be mailed after the conference to those who will request for it.

Important Dates

  • July 04, 2012 - Call for Papers
  • Aug. 30, 2012 - Deadline for Submission of Full Paper
  • Sept. 15, 2012 - Notification of Acceptance
  • Oct. 12, 2012 - Deadline for Submission of Camera-ready Paper

Conference Fees

The conference fee includes the cost of the conference proceeding, admission to all technical sessions, banquet, lunches, refreshments and CD proceedings and conference kits.

  • Student               Php 500.00 (kit only)
  • Professional          PhP 5,000.00
  • Foreign Delegate   USD 250.00


About Manila

The capital of the Philippines - its heart and soul - is Manila. Metropolitan Manila is where the country's most prestigious business addresses and the trendiest leisure establishments are found. By day, it hums with the bustle of commerce and, by night, throbs with the excitement of varied, world class entertainment. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is the country's premier gateway and services more than 30 foreign airlines. Philippine Airlines, the country's flag carrier, links Manila to 14 cities in eight countries.

Contact Information

Dr. Nilo T. Bugtai, PhD

General Chair
Chair, Manufacturing Engineering and Management Department
De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
Phone: +632 524-4611 Local 244
Fax: +632 524-0563
E-mail: nilo.bugtai@yahoo.com or nilo.bugtai@dlsu.edu.ph