The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in Indonesia hosted the joint conferences - Conference for Civil Engineering Research Networks (ConCERN 2014) and the 7th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference (ACEC) under the AUNSEED-Net. A total of 170 participants, including several distinguished keynote speakers, from member institutions in the ASEAN region and Japan attended the conference held at the ITB campus on 4-5 November 2014. The Field Management Meeting was also held to discuss about the future direction, plans and activities in the Civil Engineering field. Deadline for submitting applications for the AUNSEED-Net supporting programs were also announced, which includes hosting the ACEC in 2015 and 2016.
Engr. Cheryl Lyne C. Roxas, an alumna of the AUNSEED-Net program, presented the following papers:
1. Effects of Bottom Ash and Chloride Concentration on Concrete Mixed with Seawater
by Co,K.; Dy, S.; Mariano, A.; Saez, J. and Roxas, C.
2. An Updated ANN Model for Predicting the Structural Cost of Building Projects in the Philippines
by Roxas, C.
Engr. Roxas also served as the moderator for the Infrastructure and Engineering Management session.
The conference was a success as it served as a venue for establishing research collaboration with other universities in the ASEAN region and reunion of the AUNSEED-Net program alumni, professors and staff.