Conference Update Dated May 21, 2020:
The Organizing Committee of APARM 2020 is still monitoring the evolution of the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Canada and around the world. Most likely, the conference dates will be postponed. However, the new dates have not been selected yet. The potential impact of COVID-19 on the conference is being continuously assessed. Your safety and wellbeing is our first priority. Adequate lead time will be provided for Visa application and travel planning. We will keep you updated for any actions and decisions in a timely manner via this website and email notifications.
Decision emails on conference paper submissions were sent to all authors around May 15. If you are an author but have not seen such emails on your submissions, please check your Junk and/or Spam email folders to find the decision emails. You may also log into EDAS (, click My papers, click a paper of yours, and you will then see its status, comments from reviewers, and instructions for uploading your camera-ready paper and your response document. The deadline for uploading these documents is June 15, 2020.

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The 9th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modelling (APARM 2020)
Reliability and Maintenance in the Connected Era
August 20 to 23, 2020, Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, Canada

Innovative tools for reliability analysis and decision making in design, operation and maintenance of engineering systems in today’s connected era, are critical for safe, reliable and effective operation of these systems. The 9th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modelling (APARM 2020) to be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, Canada (August 20 to 23, 2020) aims to provide a friendly platform for synergistic exchanges of ideas and practices among academics and industry practitioners. The conference will cover a broad range of research and application topics relevant to reliability and maintenance. Special attention will be paid to provide a sociable professional environment for participants to develop new contacts, forge new research collaboration, and strengthen existing relationships. APARM 2020 is a continuation of the series of successful workshops - AIWARM 2004 (Hiroshima, Japan), AIWARM 2006 (Busan, Korea), AIWARM 2008 (Taichung, Taiwan), APARM 2010 (Wellington, New Zealand), APARM 2012 (Nanjing, China), APARM 2014 (Sapporo, Japan), APARM 2016 (Seoul, Korea) and APARM 2018 (Qingdao, China).
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