6th Asia-Pacific International Symposium
on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modeling (APARM2014)

21– 23 August 2014, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Recent Developments on Reliability, Maintainability and Dependability



(Notice) Presentation Format and Uploading Presentations onto Computers

Contributed conference presentations have been scheduled for 25 minutes (20 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussions). Keynote Speeches have been scheduled for 50 minutes, which are including time for questions.

Talks should be saved as pdf files or Microsoft PowerPoint files and brought on USB/Flash drives. The computers in the conference rooms are all PCs running a Microsoft Windows operating system. For convenience, we strongly recommend to use your own PC. Please connect your PC to the projector in your conference room where you will talk before the scheduled presentation time and ensure the working well.

Please refer to the Technical Session Program (inside your registration pack or on the conference website) to confirm your presentation time and location. If you experience problems, please contact one of the Organizing Committee members freely.


Here is the current version program (updated 01 August) of the

  1. APARM2014 Overall Program Ver.3 (pdf)

  2. APARM2014 Technical Sessions Ver.3 (pdf)

Tentative Program (rev.2 at 24 June)

Main Venue: International Conference Hall, Hokkai-Gakuen University

Wednesday, August 20
16:00-19:00 Registration    Note: You can register during the conference.
17:00-19:00 Welcome Reception in Hokkai-Gakuen University
Thursday, August 21
9:00-12:00 Opening Session & Keynote Speech
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-18:05 Sessions
Friday, August 22
8:10-12:00 Sessions & Keynote Speech
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:05 Sessions
18:20-21:00 Banquet in Sapporo Park Hotel
Saturday, August 23
8:10-10:05 Sessions and Closing
10:30-18:00 Excursion to Otaru city