Tentative program (updated 26 August)

Wednesday 18 October 2023 

8:30 am Registration Opens
Sheraton Hallway
9.00am – 9:45am Opening
17th WCEAM Chair: Professor Anthony Holland, RMIT University, Vietnam

Welcome Addresses
Professor Joe Amadi-Echendu, Chair Board of Directors of ISEAM, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Opening Address: Vietnam Government Representative
9:45am – 10:05am  Opening Address by Platinum Sponsor
Central Asset Management System
Mr. Donald McDonald
Director, McDonald Lucas Pty Ltd

Chair: Dr Ype Wijnia, ISEAM Board Secretary, Asset Resolutions, Netherlands
10.05am-10:35am Morning Tea & Exhibition
Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation 1 Sustainability & Education 1 Governance and Planning for Public Asset Management 1
CHAIR: Adolfo Crespo CHAIR: Turuna Seecharan CHAIR: Georges Abdul-Nour
Sheraton Ballroom Small  Room 1 Small Room 2
10:35am – 10:55am

Paper 16: An Efficient Predictive Analytics Framework for Asset Management

Gowrishankar Sabapathipillai, K. Thanansan, K. Srijeyanthan

Paper 7: Valve Regulated Lead-Acid Battery Degredation Model for Industry Application

Connor Clark, Brenden Harris

Paper 1: Road User-Oriented Asset Management: A Case Study

Joe Amadi-Echendu, Taelo Rabothata

10:55am – 11:15am

Paper 17: Real-Time Monitoriing and Analyzing Environment Conditions in the Workspace with IoT Components and AWS Cloud Services

An Tran, Duong Minh Nguyen, Linh Duc Tran, Vu Nguyen Pham, Anh Viet Tran

Paper 27: Blockchain Technology Adoption and The Sustainability of Smallholder Farmer’s Agri-Food Production Under Climate Change

Stanley Yap, Huy Truong Quang, Ha Lam Bich

Paper 11: Condition-Based Inspection for Rail Track Geometry Degration

Huy Truong-Ba, Michael Cholette, Sinda Rebello

11:15am – 11:35am

Paper 26: Digital Twin Models in CBM Apps. A Framework for their Functionality Description & Requirements Analysis

Adolfo Crespo, Jose Antonio Marcos, Antonio Guillén, Antonio De la Fuente Carmona

Paper 44: Battery Refurbishment Technologies in the World: A Review

Khuong Nguyen-Vinh, Felicia Salgado, Zbigniew Leonowicz, Hasindu Dewasurendra, Nam Nguyen-Quang

Paper 41: Unlocking the Potential of Construction 4.0 for Asset Management: Factors for Success in Ca Mau and Tra Vinh, Vietnam

Nam Bui, Huy Truong Quang, Tin Huynh-Xuan, Thuy Ngo-Thanh

11:35am – 11:55am

Paper 35: Machine Learning Model for Predictive Maintenance of Modern Manufacturing Assets

Abdu Shaalan, David Baglee, Moses Ademola

Paper 131: Digital Transformation in Higher Education with Support from Large Language Models: A Multiple Perspective Approach to Teaching Engineering Courses

Thanh Pham, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Minh Tran

Paper 77: Analysis of Interrelated Distress Types Using Naïve Bayes Method for Provincial Highway Network in Pakistan

Selorm Dartey, Azam Amir, Michael Henry

11:55am – 12:15pm

Paper 43: Understanding Opinions and Emotions of Generative Artificial Intelligence Assets using the Gartner Hype Cycle and Kübler-Ross Change Curve

Vinh Truong

Paper 133: Explore an Optimized Trade-off for Retrofitting Measures in Office Building

Anthony Ziem, Sujeeva Setunge, Kevin Zhang, Quddus Tushar

Paper 25: Dyanmic RUL Based CBM Scheduling: A Simulation Model for the Railway Sector

Adolfo Crespo, Adolfo Crespo del Castillo, Jose Antonio Marcos

12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch & Exhibition
1:15pm – 2:15pm

Plenary 1
Keynote Speaker:
Mr. Alan T. Johnston
Mimosa President

Chair: Adjunct Professor Joseph Mathew, Asset Institute, Australia

2:15pm – 2.45pm Afternoon Tea
Boulevard Concourse
Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation 2 Sustainability & Education 2 Governance and Planning for Public Asset Management 2
CHAIR: Minh Dinh  CHAIR: Pedro Moreu de Leon  CHAIR: Ype Wijnia
Sheraton Ballroom Small  Room 1 Small Room 2
2:45pm – 3:05pm

Paper 54: Application of Industry 4.0 Technological Advancements in Teleoperation of Industrial Robots

Quang Nguyen, Toan Luu, Anh Truong, Nhan Duong, Thien Tran, Thuong Hoang

Paper 121: Research for Application of Technology 4.0 in Global Community Design Solutions for Community’s Responsibility to the Ideas of Stoicism

Phuong Nguyen, Tien Le Hung, Vilar Elisangela, Chi Nguyen Uyen

Paper 59: Evaluation of the Pavement Condition Performance Using Artificial Neural Network

Amir Shtayat, Sara Moridpour

3:05pm- 3:25pm

Paper 56: Lessons Learnt From Building An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System Using Serverless Cloud Architecture

Long Nguyen, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Sam Goundar, Minh Dinh, Thinh Huynh

Paper 126: Incorporating Environmental Impacts and End-of-Life Potentials for Sustainable Asset Management Decision Making

Lahiru Peduruhewa, Ruwini Edirisinghe, Nilmini Weerasinghe, Sujeeva Setunge

Paper 62: A Comparative Study Regarding Information Quality of Data Acquisition Methods for Gravel Road Condition Measurement

Keegan Mbiyana, Mirka Kans

3:25pm – 3:45pm

Paper 57: Smart Camera for Asset Management: A Novel Hybrid Solution of Edge and Cloud Computing

Minh Dinh, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Viet Quoc Nguyen, Hieu Ngoc Duong, Sam Goundar, Thomas Brett Kirk

Paper 129: A Review of Personalised Gamified Applications

Turuna Seecharan

Paper 50: Predicting Optimisation Opportunities for Clinical Space Utilisation

Timothy McNabb, Kristin Wicking, Trina Myers, Rudolf Schletner, Benjamin Crowley

3:45pm – 4:05pm

Paper 71: Implementation Proposal of Digital Twin in Copper Fire Refining Process

Erik Kohnenkamp, Félix Pizarro, Carlos Parra, Andrés Aránguiz, Alejandro Badilla

Paper 88: Solving the Examination Timetabling Problem Using a Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm

Hieu Tran, Tuan Le, Tri Huynh, Thinh Hoang, Son Dao

Paper 76: Supply Chain Quality Management 4.0 Frameworks: A Case Study in the Health Care Industry

An Duong Binh, Huong Le Thi Cam, Scott McDonald, Hiep Pham, Kevin Nguyen

4:05pm – 4:35pm

Paper 37: Modelling Traffic Conditions in Developing Urban Areas: A Combined Approach of Explainable Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Crowd-Sourcing

Pham Viet Hung, Stanley Luong, Thanh Pham, Khuong Nguyen-Vinh, Hoang Thao Quynh Nguyen, Dang Quang Nguyen

Paper 67: Framework for Mapping Activities in Desalination Plant for Sustainable Maintenance

Orlando Duran, Vinicius Minatogawa, Izabela Rampasso, Luca Fumagalli, Irene Roda

Paper 30: Setting the Decision Making Framework for Municipal Asset Management

Ype Wijnia, Esther Philippens

4:35pm – 5:35pm

Industry Workshop 1
(Sheraton Ballroom)

Mr. Brian V. Lawrence
Aboitiz Coal Business Unit, Philippines

5:35pm – 6:00pm ISEAM Members’ Briefing
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Welcome Reception
Sheraton Ballroom

Thursday 19 October 2023 

8:30 am Registration Opens
Sheraton Hallway
9.00am – 10:00am

Plenary 2
Keynote Speaker 2:
Prof. Sujeeva Setunge
RMIT University, Australia

Chair: Dr Minh Dinh, School of Science, Engineering & Technology, RMIT University, Vietnam


Morning Tea & Exhibition

Sheraton Hallway

Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation 3 Risk Management and Maintenance of Engineering Assets 1 Governance and Planning for Public Asset Management 2
CHAIR: Adolfo Crespo CHAIR: Turuna Seecharan CHAIR: Georges Abdul-Nour
Sheraton Ballroom Small  Room 1 Small Room 2
10:30am – 10:50am

Paper 75: Simulating and Optimizing the Standard Tending Station with ABB Robots

Dan Nguyen, Thong Vu, Minh Hua, Khoa Tran, Na Huynh, Cuong Nguyen Tan

Paper 9: Integrated Decision-Making Framework in Industrial Asset Management for Assessing and Managing Emerging Risks

Issa Diop, Dragan Komljenovic, Georges Abdul-Nour

Paper 80: Evaluation of Project Performance Sustainability in the Nepal Road Infrastructure Sector

Chhabi Lal Paudel, Michael Henry

10:50am – 11:10am

Paper 84: Smart System of Observation and Monitoring in Shrimp Aquaculture Management Using the Internet of Things (IoT)

Vi Nguyen, Son Dao, Huo-Chong Ling, Thanh Tran

Paper 15: An analysis of fault induced impulse signals using a Maximum Correlation Kurtosis Deconvolution and an improved time-reassigned synchrosqueezing transform

Yongzheng Lu, Yajun Shang, Tian Ran Lin

Paper 81: Assessing the transferability of the Highway Safety Manual crash prediction model in the context of the mountainous rural two-lane highway of Nepal

Nitesh Acharya, Michael Henry

11:10am – 11:30am

Paper 91: ICT for Sustainable Development: Designing a Smart IoT Platform for Online Water Quality Monitoring

Long Nguyen, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Sam Goundar, Minh Dinh, Hien Nguyen Manh

Paper 23: Maintenance Process Improvement Model by Integrating LSS and PM Optimisation

Barrak Alsubaie

Paper 82: Fundamental Study on the Over Torque Test Method to Assess the Concrete Strength

Tatsuki Hatakeyama, Tetsuya Ohmura, Kenji Tada,


Paper 92: Digital Transformation in Transportation Management System: Challenges for Vietnam Businesses

Vy Dan Le, Tan Tai Le, Lisovich Mai Nguyen, Surender Rangaraju, Khuong Vinh Nguyen

Paper 24: Big data as assets: Risk management framework

Quang Vinh-Dang

Paper 108: Case study of the Asset Management Audit in a steel company

Manuel Gonzalez

11:50am – 12:10pm

Paper 94: Vietbank – A Successful Digital Transformation Case in Engineering Asset Management

An Minh Khoi Nguyen, Stanley Luong, Hung Pham, Khuong Nguyen-Vinh, Arthur Tang, Cuong Nguyen

Paper 31: Determination of the exact economic time for the component replacement using condition-based maintenance

Antonio Sánchez-Herguedas, Antonio Guillén, Francisco Rodrigo-Muñoz

Paper 113: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Operationalising ICTbased Asset Management Maintenance Practices within Emerging Telecom Industry: – The Case of Nigeria Telecom

Charles Okeyia, Mohamed Asim, Amare Desta, Nuno Masques de Almeida

12:10pm -12:30

Paper 102: Autonomous Drone-Based Imaging System for Detection of Potholes in Rural Road

Khanh Hieu Ngo, Chan Huy Quan, Kim Ngan Luu Nguyen, 

Paper 38: Compressive and Shear Loading Test for a Concrete Cylinder with Concrete Joint

Takahiko Hasebe, Tetsuya Ohmura, Hiroaki Matsufuji

Paper 118: Exploring Asset Management Performance: A Knowledge Management Perspective

Jing Wang, Eunyoung Kim

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Lunch & Exhibition



Industry Workshop 2
(Sheraton Ballroom)

Ms. Brenda Walls-Lawrence
BW Holdings PTY LTD


Afternoon Tea

Sheraton Hallway

Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation 4 Risk Management and Maintainence of Engineering Assets 2 Governance and Planning for Public Asset Management 3
CHAIR: Adolfo Crespo CHAIR: Belle Upadhyaya CHAIR: Joe Amadi-Echendu
Sheraton Ballroom Small  Room 1 Small Room 2

Paper 105: Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and YOLOv5 Model to Identify Water for Risk Assessment of Dengue Fever

Khanh Hieu Ngo, Anouk Badie, Kim Ngan Luu Nguyen, Chan Huy Quan, Mattis Dautremont

Paper 40: An operative algorithm to improve and reduce risk in maintenance solution by using OTSM-TRIZ

Christopher Nikulin, Leonardo Madariaga, Pablo Viveros, Vicente González-Prida Díaz, Monica Rossi, Freddy Kristjanpoller, Aiur Retegi, Paulina Gonzalez

Paper 124: Evaluation of the effect of different factors on pavement roughness, rutting and cracking: A case study

Nuwani Jayakody, Prageeth Gunarathna, Chamila Gunasekara, Dilan Robert, Sujeeva Setunge, Filippo Giustozzi

3:20pm- 3:40pm

Paper 110: Issues and Challenges in fault detection for commercial solar panels with Smart AI image processing techniques – A case study in an Australian utility company

Jing Gao, Rameez Rameezdeen, Yuhui Sun, Christopher Chow, Nima Gorjian, Ang Yang

Paper 47: RMMM: Reliability and Maintenance Management Model aligned with Asset Management. Case study: Iron Mine

Carlos Parra, Andrés Aránguiz, Félix Pizarro, Pablo Andrés Duque Ramírez, Vicente González-Prida Díaz, Adolfo Crespo, Jorge Parra

Paper 127: Application of Health Indicators to optimize Maintenance. Case Study. Train Fleet

Félix Pizarro, Carlos Parra, Andrés Aránguiz, Erik Kohnenkamp, Alejandro Badilla

3:40pm- 4:00pm

Paper 114: Development Perspective of Electrostatic Machine

Xuan Minh Binh, Son Dao, Viet Pham Minh

Paper 63: Developing New Method for Optimizing the Maintenance Strategy of Electrical Mobile Working Machines and Reduce Operating and Maintenance Cost, using Markov Decision Process

Yao Kossonou, Jouko Laitinen, Kari Koskinen

Paper 130: The South African “report cards” – tracking the condition of our infrastructure 2006-2022

Kevin Wall


Paper 6: Optimising Solar and Battery Energy Storage System Using Yearly Inteval Power Data

Brendan Harris, Connor Clark

Paper 65: Asset and maintenance complexity: predictive maintenance solutions based by airports around the world and some suggestions for the Vietnamese Airports

Alberto Bernabeo

Paper 132: Increasing Asset Management Capabilities of Local Authorities in Sri Lanka

Srinivasa Setty Bhupal, Janath Devpura


Paper 116: Assessment design before and after the emergence of generative AI

Quang Tran, Anna Felipe, Quang Nhat Tran, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Tom Huynh, Thanh Pham

Paper 97: Risk-based inspection plan: a case study in a loading tanker truck system of chemical company

Alejandro Badilla, Andrés Aránguiz, Carlos Parra, Félix Pizarro, Erik Kohnenkamp

Paper 135: Managing Highway Pavement Skid Saves Lives

Jorge Prozzi

4:40pm -5:00pm

Paper 117: Remote Identification of Mining Dump Truck Operations Based on Vibration Signal

Amiya, Mohanty, Nagesh Dewangan

Paper 101: A novel method for gearbox fault diagnosis basaed on shift-invariant and shared dictionary learning

Guangming Dong, Jin Chen

Paper 42: Digital Transformation for Construction Facility Management in Developing Countries: A Review of BIM Application

Nam Bui, Christoph Merschbrock, Bjorn Erik Munkvold, Hoanh Su Le


Paper 46: Transformer Architecture for Botnet Detection

Quang-Vinh Dang

Paper 64: Offshore Wind Turbine Life-Cycle Environment Impact Assessment Considering Reliability

Cuong Dao, Hussein Aldaffar

Paper 115: Integrating Blockchain Technology to Manage Telecommunications Infrastructure: A Case Study

Charles Okeyia, Nuno Masques de Almeida, Sumit Chauhan, Joe Amadi-Echendu, David Carvalho

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Conference Dinner & ISEAM Awards

Sheraton BallroomGuest

Speaker: Michael Campbell Group Executive and Senior Director, Capital Assets & Infrastructure


Friday 20 October 2023 

8:30 am Registration Opens
Sheraton BallRoom
9:00am – 10:00am 

Plenary 3
Keynote Speaker 3:
Dr. Kofi Smith
Former President & CEO, Atlanta Airlines Terminal Company

Chair: Professor Joe Amadi-Echendu, Chair Board of Directors of ISEAM, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Morning Tea & Exhibition

Sheraton Ballroom Hallway

  SESSION 5.1  SESSION 5.2   
Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation 5 Risk Management and Maintenance of Engineering Assets 3  
CHAIR: Alexandru Fechete CHAIR: Sam Goundar  
Sheraton Ballroom Small  Room 1  

Paper 119: Fault Diagnosis based on Graph Convolutional Network for Industrial Robot Harmonic Reducers

Shilong Sun, Hao Ding

Paper 123: Optimisation of Asset Management with Qualitative Risk Profiling

Bob Platfoot

10.50am- 11:10am

Paper 120: Intelligent fault diagnosis method of robot joint-harmonic reducer based on EMD and SVM

Shilong Sun, Zida Zhao

Paper 111: Cyber Security for Critical Information Infrastructure Assets under Nontraditional Security Lens in Vietnam

Anh Tuan Hoang


Paper 122: Integrating Predictive Analytics with RAMS Analysisto Quantify Performance Improvement

Bob Platfoot

Paper 109: Identification and treatment of extreme inter-failure times from a fleet of repairable systems

Reynan Jiang, Wei Xue, Xiao Li, Fengping Li, Liqu Lin, Kunpeng Zhang


Paper 136: IndusTANTRA: An Indigenous, Modular, Scalable Platform for Industry 4.0 Implementation

Nalinaksh Vyas

Paper 128: Vibration Analysis and Troubleshooting of Large Synchronous Motors and Generators: Common Faults and Solutions

Ali Rastegari

12:00 pm

Best Paper Awarding Ceremony

Prof Belle Upadhyaya, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Closing Ceremony & Announcement of the 18th WCEAM