Since its initiation in 1998 APIEMS conference is now becoming the premier industrial engineering and management systems conference in the Asia Pacific region. The conference was held every other year until 2004, when the regional demand increased, became an annual event. Since then, the conference has become the major event for international scholars in the areas of Industrial Engineering and Management Science. It has been held successfully in Japan (1999, 2009), Hong Kong (2000), Taiwan (2002, 2007), Australia (2004), the Philippines (2005), Thailand (2006, 2012), Indonesia (2008), Malaysia (2010), and China (2011). In 2013, the conference will be held in the beautifulIsland of Cebu, Republic of the Philippines. Condé Nast Traveler Magazine named Cebu the 7th best island destination in the Indian Ocean-Asia region in 2007.
Dec 2 For the international participants who have last minute questions or special inquiry during the conference, we have a mobile phone number dedicated to try to assist you during Dec 3 to 6 from 9 am to 6 pm. The number is +63 916 234 9726.
Nov 25. The latest programme is now uploaded... The latest news on plant visit...The latest hotel offerings...The latest update on the tutorials...All inside this "November Circular"! Start exploring.
Nov 23: The free shuttle bus seat slot for foreign delegates on Dec 3 tutorial is now full. If you intend to join the tutorial, you may go directly to the University of San Carlos Talamban campus engineering building auditorium, or you may opt for "chance passenger" at the hotel lobby on Dec 3 at 1 pm.
Nov 11: Cebu City was spared from direct impact of the two recent major natural attacks - earthquake and super typhoon. Our conference will push through as planned. We thank our colleagues who have written to us and sent their concerns and prayers to the people who were affected. Majority of the victims are from the islands of Bohol, Samar, and Leyte.
Nov 2: Now you can pay through credit card via PAYPAL, please follow the instruction in the registration form. Please download the form from Registration and Fee folder.
Oct 30: New program (summary and detailed) is posted, please download it at "Programme" page.
Oct 13: New program is posted, please download it at "Programme" page.
Oct 07: Circular on logistics, visa, etc. was circulated to all participants. Attachments are airline information and visa information. Click the following link to download:
1) Circular 2) Cathay Pacific Airline 3) Visa.
Oct 01: Early Bird deadline was extended to Oct 15, 2013 per request.
Sept 23: Registration form and payment instruction was uploaded, please visit the button Registration and Fees.
Sept 23: New info about various direct international flights to Cebu and domestic flights under "Conference Venue and Logistics