Suntec Singapore is a world-class venue located in the heart of Asia’s most integrated meetings, conventions and exhibitions hub. With 100,000sqm of floor space on six levels, this award-winning facility can cater to events from 10 to 20,000 persons. In addition, Suntec Singapore - Asia’s Convention City offers direct access to 5,200 hotel rooms, 1,000 retail shops, 300 restaurants and the region’s centre for the performing arts, Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay. While only 20 minutes from Changi International Airport, Suntec Singapore is conveniently located adjacent to the Central Business District and just minutes from the city’s entertainment and cultural attractions


The Federation of ASEAN Engineering Organisations (AFEO) is a non-governmental body affiliated with the ASEAN Secretariat. Its members are the national institutions of ASEAN countries. AFEO’s objectives are the promotion of good will, understanding, co-operation and the exchange of ideas and experiences. A conference, CAFEO, is held every year hosted in rotation by each member organization. 

CAFEO has been held annually since 1982, and hosting has rotated among the ten ASEAN member countries such as Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Conference historically attracts more than 200 foreign and 300 local engineering professionals from various industries, fields and sectors.

  • Engineering for Sustainable Environment
  • Environment and Water Resources
  • Energy and Water Conservation
  • Clean Water and Waste Water
  • Water Treatment
  • Flood Alleviation Measures
  • Climate Change & Global Warming
  • Civil & Structural
  • Design & Construction of mega-projects
  • Underground construction (rock caverns & tunnels)
  • Port Development , Coastal & Off-shore Structures
  • Innovative Construction Materials and Methods
  • Mechanical & Electrical and Clean Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Development of Eco-citie
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Sensor Technology
  • Health & Safety & Other Topics
  • Health & Safety in Construction and Shipyards
  • Commendable Safety Practices in ASEAN Countries
  • Management of Mega Projects
  • Systems Engineering

29 November 2009
Golf Tournament

30 November 2009
AER Board Meeting
AFEO/YEAFEO Board Meeting
Welcoming Reception

1 December 2009
Opening Ceremony
Technical Seminars

2 December 2009
Country Reports
Technical Visits (Afternoon)
Farewell Party


Submission of Abstracts by 31 March 2009
Notification of Acceptance by 31 May 2009
Submission of Final Manuscript by 31 July 2009
Notification of Acceptance by 31 August 2009

Submission of Abstracts are to be accompanied by CV and photo of author. Length of Abstracts should not be more than 200 words.

Please submit technical paper to 

All correspondence related to the conference are to be addressed to:

Er. Ong Ser Huan
Chairman, CAFEO 27 Organizing Committee
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
70 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289758

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Phone: +65 6469 5000
Fax: +65 6467 1108
IES Website:
Conference Website: