Monday, June 23, 2008

Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations(CAFEO)

This is a great opportunity to attend the Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations(CAFEO). The deadline is 31st July 2008. Do spread the words around!

The Young Engineers Session of Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) is having a delegation to Young Engineers ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (YEAFEO). YEAFEO is part of the organization of AFEO which serve the interests of young engineers and students in ASEAN region. 

The ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) is a non-govermental body. Its members are the engineering institutions and organisations of ASEAN countries with the following main objectives:

  • To promote goodwill and mutual understanding
  • To establish and develop a ASEAN baseline standard for the engineering profession with the objective of facilitating the mobility of the engineers within the ASEAN countries.
Every year, AFEO will have a Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (CAFEO) in different ASEAN country. This year, the CAFEO will be held in Bangkok with the details as follows:

Date: 26-29 November, 2008
Bangkok, Thailand

Official website:

The 26 Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (CAFEO 26) has set as its theme "Interdisciplinary and Trans-boundary Engineering Opportunities in ASEAN" to tackle engineering issues related to natural disasters and other issues as well as look toward future opportunities in terms of engineering education and the opportunities in the energy and petrochemical sectors.

Initiated in 1982 as a yearly event the host of the Conference has rotated among the ten ASEAN member countries: 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. In 2007 The Philippines hosted the Conference in Cebu and in 2006 Malaysia hosted the Conference in Selangor.

CAFEO 26 is being jointly hosted by the Engineering Institute of Thailand Under Royal Patronage and the Thailand and the Thailand Council of Engineers.

For those student leaders in universities who are interested represent Malaysia as a delegate to YEAFEO can contact IEM Young Enginers Committee Mr. Chin Yik Ming at 012-3206283 or visit for more information. 


Chin Yik Ming

Committee Member

Young Engineers Session

Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Mobile: +6012-3206283

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