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1 TENCON 2016 Singapore The conference for IEEE Region 10 members By region 10, for Region , November 2016 Organized by TENCON 2016PlansPresented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore

2 Conference Theme

3 Presented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore3 Objective of TENCON 2016 to provide a forum for the presentation of new advances in the areas of - Power and Energy – Signal Processing – Networks and Communications – Circuits and Systems – Computing Architectures and Systems ranging from novel devices to systems and broadband field trials in the Asia Pacific region. TENCON 2016 Plans

4 Past TENCON events in Asia Pacific Region TENCON 2011 Bali, Indonesia TENCON 2012 Cebu, Phillipines TENCON 2013 Xian, China TENCON 2014 Bangkok, Thailand TENCON 2015 Macao TENCON 2016 Singapore

5  Singapore Fact Sheet…

6 Gateway to Asia Bridge between East & West Easy & convenient to reach  Strategic Location of Singapore  Excellent Service Support  Safety Haven

7 TENCON 2016 PlansPresented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore7 A dynamic country & a garden city

8  Superbly Delicious… Singapore is the Food Capital of Asia. Embark on a gastronomic journey of local fare that uniquely distinguishes Singapore as a Food Lover’s Paradise!

9  Social Activities… Images Courtesy of STB (Singapore Tourism Board) Great shopping paradise November is a season with decorated Light-up festival

10 Singapore Bay View

11 Presented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore11 Location Very compact town – all hotels and restaurants and meeting venues are within easy accessible distance of one another Good public transport links between the hotels (even to the airport, just S$2) Wide range of hotel accommodation is available to suit all budgets (see the later slide) Good availability of meeting rooms for a meeting ranging from 200 up to 1000 people or even more With many attractions available to host welcome reception/banquet and to support accompanying persons’ program TENCON 2016 Plans

12 Presented by A Alphones,NTU, Singapore12 Hotel & Host Hotel – The hotels have conference Ball rooms to hold grand events like keynote Address, plenary sessions and for technical sessions, besides poster session halls. These hotels also have excellent accommodation facilities. Host – The conference will be hosted by IEEE Singapore Section – We have demonstrated running conferences like IEEE Photonics Global, TENCON 2009 and ICOCN in the last few years with attendance of more than 200 and APMC 2009, IEEE SSCI 2013 with more than 900 attendees. Every year our local chapters organize many IEEE conferences including flagship conferences from the societies. TENCON 2016 Plans

13 Potential Venues Marina Bay Sands, Singapore ( under negotiation, 5* ) SunTec Convention Centre ( under negotiation, 5*) Resort World Sentosa, Singapore ( 5* ) Grand Copthorne Hotel, Singapore ( 4* ) Furama Hotel, Singapore ( 4* )

14 Presented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore14 Hotel Rates (tentative 2016 rates) Hotel Rates SingleTwin Marina Bay Sands (IEEE member rate) $250$300 Bay View Hotel $140nett $160 nett Allson Hotel $130 nett $150nett Summer view Hotel $140 nett $160nett YMCA Fort Canning Lodge $120 nett $160 nett Nanyang Execucetive Centre $120nett $140 nett [Rates quoted are in US Dolars] TENCON 2016 Plans All the hotels are accessible by MRT and are very close, more will be listed in the conference website

15 Presented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore15 Technical Plans All papers will be published in electronic format proceedings and CD-ROM/thumb drive comply with IEEExplore. Working language in conference and publications will be in English. The technical areas or topics of the conference have wide scope of electrical, electronics and information domain leading to human care. Also, Welcome reception, banquet, and social tours will be planned during the conference period. Technical tours also planned on last day evening. TENCON 2016 Plans

16 What time lines? Feb 2015: – Confirmation of committee membership with kickoff meeting : Mar 2015 – Confirmation of venue with contract finalization – Selection of Professional Conference Organiser April 2015: – IEEE Region 10 MoU Confirmation – Opening of conference account procedures Oct 2015: – Preparation of first call for papers to be available at TENCON 2015 – Detailed Plan will be presented to Steering Committees at TENCON 2015 TENCON 2016 PlansPresented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore

17 17 Arrangements – First Call- for Papers: Nov 2015 (Macao) – Final Call-for-Papers: March 2016 – reminders: April 2016 TENCON 2016 Plans DatesTentative Schedule 10 May 2016 Proposals for special sessions & Proposals for workshops and tutorials 30 May 2016 Preliminary paper submissions (4 pages in PDF format comply with IEEExplore) 1 August 2016 Notification of acceptance 10 Sept 2016 Final paper submissions Nov 2016 TENCON 2016 Conference events

18 Sept – Tutorial I (morning) and Tutorial II (afternoon) - Welcome reception Sept 16, 2016 morning– Opening ceremony followed by Keynote talks (2) afternoon – Oral sessions of 6 parallel tracks after the tea break – poster session I Sept 17, 2016 morning – oral sessions of 6 parallel tracks Afternoon – Oral sessions of 6 parallel tracks After the tea break – poster session II Evening – Banquet dinner Sept 18, 2016 morning and afternoon – Oral sessions of 6 parallel tracks Preliminary Schedule/program

19 Local Organising Committee Members Prof. A. Alphones, Nanyang Technological University Prof. So Ping Lam, Nanyang Technological University Dr.Michael Ong, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore Dr Rajnish Gupta, Singapore Polytechnic Dr SK Sahoo, National University of Singapore Prof P N Suganthan, Nanyang Technological University Prof Shum Ping, Nanyang Technological University Dr Li Wei – A*STAR Singapore All the above members have experience as General chairs/ committee members of IEEE conferences organized in Singapore by various societies in recent years, and successfully organized all events and active in IEEE.

20 General Chair - A. Alphones, IEEE Singapore section chair 2015 General Co-Chair – R. Gupta, past Singapore section chair Technical Program Chairs – Michael Ong and PN Suganthan, section executive committee members Finance Chair – So Ping Lam, past chair and TENCON 2009 committee Secretary – SK Sahoo, vice chair of Singapore section 2015 Publicity & Sponsorship Chair - Shum Ping, TENCON 2015 TPC chair Local Arrangement Chair – Li Wei, section committee member International Steering Committee – All region 10 section chairs of 2015/2016 headed by R10 Director

21 Income TypeDelegatesUnit PriceTotal (US$) Early Bird (Members)150$550$82,500 Early Bird (Non-members)30$700$21,000 Student20$350$ 7,000 Onsite reg10$750$ 7,500 Seed money (IEEE Singapore Section) $15,000 Seed money (R10)$ 5,000 Sponsorships$10,000 Sale of additional banquets 20$100$ 2,000 Total income$150,000 Tentative Budget (Based on 200 delegates, all in US$) Worst case Registration fee includes welcome reception, lunches and Banquet dinner

22 Expense TypeDelegatesUnit PriceTotal cost (US$) Venue (includes lunches)$60,000 Reception gathering$ 5,000 Banquet Dinner220$100$ 22,000 Proceedings(Burning)250$8$ 2,000 PCO charges$ 10,000 Stationery, Printing Charges $ 2,000 Marketing and Promotion$ 1,000 Entertainment$ 1,000 Meeting Charges$ 1,000 Conference banners$ 2,000 Miscellaneous Charges$ 5,000 Total Expenses$111,000 Seed Money return$20,000 Net Surplus (30% R10 and 70% Singapore section) $ 19,000

23 Income TypeDelegatesUnit PriceTotal (US$) Early Bird (Members)350$550$192,500 Early Bird (Non-members)30$700$21,000 Student20$350$ 7,000 Onsite reg10$750$ 7,500 Seed money (IEEE Singapore Section) $15,000 Seed money (R10)$ 5,000 Sponsorships$10,000 Sale of additional banquets 20$100$ 2,000 Total income$260,000 Tentative Budget (Based on 400 delegates, all in US$) Best case Registration fee includes welcome reception, lunches and Banquet dinner

24 Expense TypeDelegatesUnit PriceTotal cost (US$) Venue (includes lunches)$100,000 Reception gathering$ 10,000 Banquet Dinner420$100$ 42,000 Proceedings(Burning)450$8$ 3,600 PCO charges$ 12,000 Stationery, Printing Charges $ 2,000 Marketing and Promotion$ 1,000 Entertainment$ 1,000 Meeting Charges$ 1,000 Conference banners$ 2,000 Miscellaneous Charges$ 5,000 Total Expenses$179,600 Seed Money return$20,000 Net Surplus (30% R10 and 70% Singapore section) $ 60,400

25 Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will support the conference based on number of overseas delegates’ nights at Singapore. Also it would commit the travel support for one keynote speaker (under discussion). Chapters under Singapore section would give support as track chairs and volunteer for review process in various topics. We have 29 active chapters. Singapore has been an excellent conference hub with high quality not only of IEEE events, but also from various other technical societies.

26 Presented by A Alphones, NTU, Singapore26 See you at TENCON 2016 in Singapore Organization committee welcomes everyone for stronger participation and continued support TENCON 2016 Plans


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