TENCON 2012 CEBU.PHILIPPINES ELMER P. DADIOS JOEL S. MARCIANO JR ORGANIZING CHAIRS HTTP://WWW.TENCON2012.ORG CONFERENCE INFORMATION • Conference dates: • • 19-22 November 2012 Conference location: • • Cebu, Philippines Conference venue: • • Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City Theme: • • “Sustainable Development Through Humanitarian Technology” Organized by • • IEEE Philippines Section • IEEE Region 10 Technical co-sponsorship • • IEEE Computers and Communications Society Philippines Joint Chapter IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Philippines Chapter TENCON 2012 • IEEE Philippines Section successfully hosted the IEEE R10 meeting in Cebu in 2010 • First time for IEEE Philippines Section to host TENCON • TENCON has received endorsement from the Philippines government • Supported by several Universities in the Philippines • Comfortable venues that meet international standards • International airport and facilities TENCON 2012 COMMITTEES • General Chair • • Jose B. Cruz Jr. Organizing Chairs • • Elmer P. Dadios, De La Salle University Manila, Philippines • Joel S. Marciano Jr., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines International Program Committee • • • • • • • • • • • Alvin Culaba (De La Salle University) Toshio Fukuda (Nagoya University) Kaoru Hirota (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Fakhreddine Karray (University of Waterloo) Marzuki Khalid (University Technology Malaysia) Oussama Khatib (Stanford University) Jong-Hwan Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Technology) Janina Mazierska (James Cook University) Raouf Naguib (Coventry University) Yong Jin Park (Hanyang University) Lawrence Wong (National University of Singapore) TENCON 2012 COMMITTEES • General Chair • • Jose B. Cruz Jr. Organizing Chairs • • Elmer P. Dadios, De La Salle University Manila, Philippines • Joel S. Marciano Jr., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines Technical Program Committee • • • • • • • • • Marcelo H. Ang (National University of Singapore) Supavadee Aramvith (Chulalongkorn University) Rhandley Cajote (University of the Philippines) Eryk Dutkiewicz (Macquarie University) Rene Cruz (University of California San Diego) Rowena Cristina L. Guevara (University of the Philippines) Yoshikazu Miyanaga (Hokkaido University) Michael Angelo Pedrasa (University of the Philippines) Jhoanna I. Pedrasa (University of the Philippines) CALL FOR PAPERS I EEE TEN CON ORGAN I ZI N G COM M I T T EE General Chair Jose B. Cruz • • Paper submissions managed through EDAS: https://edas.info/12119 IMPORTANT DATES • • • • • • • • Online Paper Submission Opens: March 1, 2012 Paper Submission Deadline: May 1, 2012 Notification of Acceptance: July 12, 2012 Camera Ready Submission: August 16, 2012 Author and Early Bird Registration: September 1, 2012 Tutorial Proposals: June 30, 2012 Special Sessions • • • Women in Engineering Engineering Education Humanitarian Technologies in R10 Organizing Chairs Elmer P. D adios DeLa Sa eUniversity Joel S. M arciano Jr. University of thePhilippines Technical Program Committee M arcelo H . Ang National University of Singapore Supavadee Aramvith Chulalongkor n University Rhandley Cajote University of thePhilippines Eryk D utkiewicz M acquarieUniversity Rene Cruz University of Califor nia San Diego Rowena Cristina L. Guevara University of thePhilippines Yoshikazu M iyanaga Hokkaido University M ichael Angelo Pedrasa University of thePhilippines Jhoanna I . Pedrasa University of thePhilippines I nternational Program Committee Alvin Culaba DeLa Sa eUniversity Toshio Fukuda Nagoya University K aoru H irota Tokyo I nstituteof Technology Fakhrieddine K array University of Waterloo M arzuki K halid Universiti Teknologi M alaysia Oussama K hatib Stanford University Jong-H wan K im KAI ST Janina M azierska JamesCook University Yoshikazu M iyanaga Hokkaido University Raouf N aguib Coventr y University Yong Jin Park Hanyang University Lawrence Wong National University of Singapore 2012 “Sustainable D evelopment Through H umanitarian Technology” 19-22 November 2012 Cebu, Philippines http://www.tencon2012.org FI RST CALL FOR PAPERS I EEE TEN CON 2012 is the premier international technical conference of I EEE Region 10 (R10), the Asia Paciﬁc Region. The I EEE R10 consists of 57 Sections, 6 Councils, 21 Sub-sections, 583 student branches and over 500 Chapters. With a membership of 73,000, it is one of the largest regions in the I EEE. TEN CON , held annually since 1980, provides an important forum for researchers and engineers from industr y, and professors and graduate students from the academia to network and to discuss new ideas and development in emerging areas of electrical and electronic engineering, computers science and related topics. Prospective authors are invit ed to submit original technical papers for presentation at the c onference and publication in the conference proceedings. TEN CON 2012 will be held in the historic island of Cebu, Philippines from November 19-22, 2012. The conference will feature plenary and invited talks by eminent scientists and engineers, tutorials, paper presentations, poster sessions and industrial exhibits. I nvited speakers shall discuss the latest developments on advancing technology for humanity – a major theme of the I EEE. The oldest city in the Philippines and known as the “Queen City of the South”, Cebu City combines the thrills of a bustling metropolis with the charm and coziness of a small tropical town. H ome to pristine tropical beaches, sweet mangoes, rattan and buri furniture, costume jewelry, native handicrafts and modern industrial technology parks, Cebu City offers the perfect venue for TEN CON 2012. SCOPE Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers on, but not limited to, the following topics: Power and Ener gy. Power generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy sources and technology, power system operation, control and protection, self-healing networks, conservation and energy efficient technologies, power electronics. Si gnal Pr ocessi ng. M edia (text, speech, audio, image, video) processing, multidimensional signal processing, biomedical signal processing, image and video, coding, indexing and retrieval, array signal processing, pat tern recognit ion, blind signal processing, mult imedia securit y. Ci r cui t s and Syst ems. V LSI systems and applications, systems on a chip, analog circuits and systems, digital circuits and systems, consumer electronics, nanotechnology, wireless communication circuits and systems, design automation, optoelectronic circuits, biomedical electronics. Comput i ng Ar chi t ect ur es and Syst ems. Advanced computer architectures and systems, application speciﬁc archit ectures and syst ems, parallel processor architectures and systems, wearable computing and applications, embedded architectures, distribut ed and pervasive systems, hardware architectures for AI , human-machine interfaces, computer security. Comput at i onal I nt el i gence. Support vector machines and kernel methods, neural networks, neuroinformat ics and bioinformat ics, fuzzy logic, evolut ionary comput ing. Net wor ks and Communi cat i ons. Optical communications, wireless communications, wired and wireless networks, sensor networks, traffic control, network security. Robot i cs and M echat r oni cs. H uman-friendly welfare robots, biomedical robots, agricultural, environment al robot s, educat ional and ent ert aini ng robot s. Sof t w ar e and D at abase Syst ems. Soft ware speciﬁcations, architecture, design, analysis and testing, software security, safety and reliability, operating systems and programming environments, distribut ed system software and middleware, mobile and embedded system software, database and data mining, data warehousing and OLAP, management of streaming data, metadata & X M L, database security. SUBM I SSI ON GUI D ELI N ES Paper submission starts on March 1, 2012 and will be managed through EDAS: https://edas.info/12119. Paper length should be a maximum of six (6) pages including ﬁgures, tables, references, and appendices. Please use the standard I EEE conference proceedings t emplates for M icrosoft Word or LaTeX format on A4 size pages found at http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/pubser vices/confpub/AuthorTools/conferenceTemplates.html. All papers submitt ed in the conference will undergo rigid peer review process. Accepted papers will be published in the TEN CON 2012 Conference Proceedings and in I EEE X plore, for which at least one author is required to regist er for the conference at the ful l rate. I M PORTAN T DATES Online Paper Submission Opens: M arch 1, 2012 Paper Submission D eadline: M ay 1, 2012 Notiﬁcation of Acceptance: July 12, 2012 Camera Ready Submission: August 16, 2012 Author and Earl y Bird Registration: Sept ember 1, 2012 Tutorial Proposals: June 30, 2012 Special Sessions Papers are also solicited for t h e sp eci al sessi on s o n E n gi n eer i n g Ed ucat i o n , H umani t ari an Technologi es and Women in Engineeri ng (W I E). http://www.tencon2012.org CONFERENCE VENUE • Cebu, Philippines • • • Also known as Sugbu, Cebu is located in the Visayas region at the center of the Philippine archipelago Long narrow island stretching 225 km (140 mi) from north to south, surrounded by 167 neighboring smaller islands One of the most developed provinces in the country. • • Five-star hotels, casinos, white sand beaches, worldclass golf courses, convention centers, and shopping malls. “7th best island destination in the Indian Ocean-Asia region in [Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Top Islands] ABOUT CEBU • Already a prosperous settlement before the Spaniards came in 1521. • On April 14, 1521, 800 natives were baptized during the first Mass in Cebu • Thirteen days later, Ferdinand Magellan died in the battle against Lapu-Lapu in Mactan, an island off the coast of Cebu. • On January 1, 1571, the present city of Cebu was founded • Province of Cebu was created on March 10, 1917. CONFERENCE VENUE Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines Room rate: ~US$105 per night nett MACTAN (CEBU) INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT • International routes • • • • • • • • • • • International airlines that fly directly to Cebu • • NRT - Narita HKG – Hongkong ICN - Inchon DOH – Doha SIN - Singapore CAN – Guangzhou PUS - Pusan PVG – Shanghai TPE - Taipei BUS – Busan Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, SilkAir, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, ZestAir, AirPhilExpress International flights to Manila (MNL) and then (1 hr) connection to Cebu (CEB) are widely available PARTICIPANTS • We estimate approximately 350 participants paying full rate. • We estimate approximately 40% of 350 = 140 professional participants paying full rate. • We estimate approximately 60% of 350 = 210 paying student rate. student REGISTRATION FEES • Early bird • IEEE member: US$450 • Non-IEEE member: US$550 • IEEE student member: US$250 • Regular/ On-site • IEEE member: US$500 • Non-IEEE member: US$600 • IEEE student member: US$300 TENCON 2012 BUDGET REVENUE (US$) Total Registration Fee = 118,475.00 Grants : Donations = 15,000.00 Exhibits = 5,000.00 IEEE Seed Money = 5,000.00 Others = 5,000 .00 --------------------------------TOTAL = 148,475.00 TENCON 2012 BUDGET EXPENSES (US$) Hotel and Social Functions = 62,000.00 Management and Administration Services = 15,000.00 Registration Expenses = 11,850.00 Promotions = 2,000.00 Conference Publications = 4,000.00 Local Arrangement and Committee Expenses = 25,000.00 Audit Fee = 1,000.00 Others (Tax, etc) = 5,000.00 IEEE Seed Money = 5,000.00 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TOTAL = 130,850.00 TENCON 2012 BUDGET Net Surplus (US$) = 17,625.00 Surplus Sharing (US$) R10 Share (30% of NP) = 5,287.50 PS Share (50% of NP) = 8,812.50 University of the Philippines Share (10% of NP) = 1,762.50 DLSU Share (10% of NP) = 1,762.50 THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN CEBU Philippine mangoes Magellan’s cross Lapu Lapu Shrine Colorful street festivals Pristine, white sand tropical beaches TENCON 2012 See you in Cebu in November!