AFCM 24th Technical Symposium

Thursday 26 June - 2014 10:6:9 AM

AFCM 24th Technical Symposium will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on April 21-24, 2015 with theme: Upgrading technology for sustainable development


First announcement

April 21-24, 2015

JW Marriott Hanoi Hotel – Hanoi, Vietnam


ASEAN is now not only to be a dynamically developing region with a huge demand in cement, but also has a developed cement industry. ASEAN cement suffers a severe competition with other countries and regions on the world. To produce more cement has to become a duty of ASEAN Federation of Cement Manufactures (AFCM). Simultaneously, the cement industry must innovate technology, minimize environmental pollution, enhance labor productivity, reduce energy consumption and production cost, labor, as well as enhance competitiveness. Therefore, the Technical Symposium periodically was held once every two years before and now once every 3 years on rotation basis in AFCM member countries.

Since 1979 when it was first implemented, a total of 23 symposia have been held. It is now a well-established ASEAN event attracting participation of cement manufactures, machinery suppliers and process technology experts from the region and in the world. The Symposium truly becomes a traditional event bringing tremendous effects into developing and upgrading technology.

On behalf of the ASEAN Federation of Cement Manufactures, Vietnam will host the 24th AFCM Technology Symposium & Exhibition in 21-24 April, 2015 at Marriot Hanoi Hotel with the theme “Upgrading technology for a Sustainable Development”


AFCM Members (delegate)  250USD

Non- AFCM Member (delegate)  600USD

Includes Admission to all sessions, Admission to the Exhibition, A complete set of the papers to be presented, fully bound, Exclusively designed briefcase with basic Symposium stationery , A copy of the Symposium Program, Lunches and refreshments during the Symposium Program, Welcome Cocktail, Opening Ceremony, Networking Dinner, Farewell Dinner.

Accompanying Guest (non-delegate) 200USD

Includes Welcome Cocktail, Opening Ceremony, Networking Dinner, Farewell Dinner.

Those intending to attend the Symposium should register by 30 August, 2014.


For those intending to present papers, previously not published, are requested to submit the title (not more than 15 words) and the abstract of each paper (between 300- 400 words) before 30th August 2014. Selection of papers will initially be based on the abstracts. The successful authors will be notified by 15th October 2014 and will be invited to submit the full text by 15th November 2014. The text (manuscript and illustrations) should closely adhere to international publication standards.

Any correspondence on submission of the paper should be addressed directly to the Symposium Secretariat at the address given at the end of this announcement.

The official language of the Symposium is English with no translation facilities.

Papers are invited on the following Symposium subjects

  1. Environmental Protection
  2.  New & advanced technologies and upgrading technology
  3.  Improving productivity
  4.  Energy and fuel saving
  5.  Diversification of fuel resources & materials
  6. Maintenance strategies for higher efficiency


An exhibition of approximately 47 booths and 3 magazine kiosks will be held in conjunction with the Symposium. This exhibition will be the perfect opportunity for companies to showcase their latest products and services. Booking deadline is 30 August 2014. Further information along with the exhibition booking form is available at


Premium Sponsor Packages will be open for Plantinum Sponsor and Gold Sponsor.

VNCA also invites companies to take up sponsorship of functions during the Symposium. Companies can jointly host any one function. At each function, the name of the sponsor(s) will be conspicuously displayed and also acknowledged in the Symposium Proceedings. The functions available for sponsorship are

Welcome Cocktail    21 April 2015
 Networking Dinner with entertainment 22 April 2015
Farewell Dinner with entertainment 24 April 2015
Lunches  22/23/24 April 2015

Booking deadline is 30 August 2014. Further information along with the privillege’s Sponsor Packages and the Functions Sponsorship booking form is available at


Companies wishing to advertise are advised to put it on three books (Proceeding book, Program book and Exhibitor Profile) or Advertisement package. Advertisement will be opened for Outside Back cover, Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover, Run of page and two-pages spread. Booking deadline is 30 August 2014. Further information along with the advertisement booking form are available at


21 April 2015 Tuesday

13:00-17:00 Exhibition set-up

14:00-17:00 Registration

19:00-21:00Welcome cocktail

22 April 2015 Wednesday

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony

09:30-10:00 Coffee Break

10:00-17:00 Exhibition show

Technical Session

10:00-10:45 Paper1

10:45-11:30 Paper 2

11:30-13:00 lunch

13:00-13:45 Paper 3

13:45-14:30 Paper 4

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break

15:00-15;45 Paper 5

15:45-16:30 Paper 6

1900-2230 Networking Dinner with  entertainment               

23 April 2015 Thursday

08:30-17:00 Exhibition show

Technical Session

08:30-09:15 Paper 7

09:15-10:00 Paper 8

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 Paper 9

11:15-12:00 Paper 10

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:15 Paper 11

14:15-15:00 Paper 12

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15;30-16:15 Paper 13

16:15-17:00 Paper 14

Evening Free

24 April 2015 Friday

08:30-17:00 Exhibition show

Technical Session

08:30-09:15 Paper 15

09:15-10:00 Paper 16

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11;15 Paper 17

11:15-12:00 Paper 18

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:15 Paper 19

14:15-15:00 Paper 20

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:15 Paper 21

16:15-17:00 Paper 22

17:00-17:30 Closing session

19:00-22:00 Farewell dinner with entertainment.


To register online to this Symposium, just click here 

* Update information about AFCM 25th Technical Symposium:

- Relevant to organization of AFCM 25th Technical Symposium in Vietnam, because of changes from hotal management where Technical Symposium will be held, we have to change the plan floor of exhibition. Hence, the regisstration for Symposium will be follow hereunder attached document:

Registration form AFCM 2015

First announcement AFCM 2015

Plan floor of exhibition

Size and price for booths 2

- Update of available booths so far: The booked booths are 11-18, 23-30, 32, and 34-41. 

For more information, please contact Symposium Assistant at address and

Contact Address:

Vietnam National Cement Association

37 Le Dai Hanh str, Hai Ba Trung dist, Hanoi, Vietnam