12th ASNEngr Annual Conference

| July 27 - 28, Chicago |

“Explorations and Applications in Engineering, Science, and Technology”



With the theme of “Exploring the Advancement in Research and Development in Engineering, Science and Technology” the two-day conference provide an opportunity to engineers, scientists, information technologists, and other related professionals to share their knowledge. Topics in any engineering and IT areas can be submitted to the technical sessions. High level technical topics will be moderately presented making them equally understandable to the general audience. Hands-on workshops will be offered to students and adults. This conference will be beneficial to anyone, including but not limited to those, working or studying in STEM fields, high school students planning to pursue an engineering career, or parents of students with undeclared major. Presentations in engineering and related fields including but not limited to the followings:

Venue: Date: July 27-28, 2019

Holiday Inn Chicago O'Hare
5615 N. Cumberland Ave, Chicago, IL 60631

(Hosted by Greater Chicago Nepali Engineering Community)

The networking and socializing events with dinner and cultural program in the evening makes this professional event family friendly. Please feel free to bring your spouse, children, family members and guests.

For program detail and registration please visit: htttp://www.asnengr.org

Madan Baral, P.E.
Chair, Local Organizing Committee
Chicago, IL
320-420-0375 (Cell)

Rabin Bhattarai, PhD
Chair, Technical
12th Annual Conference, ASNEngr (Joint Secretary) 217-390-4933 (Cell)

Thakur Dhakal, P.E.
Conference General Chair
12th Annual Conference ASNEngr
240-821-2137 (Cell)


All conference attendees are required to register. Registration can be done online via the conference registration portal. On-site registration at the conference venue will also be available.
Registration is open now. Register before June 15 for early bird rate.

Registration Rates:

Up to June 15 After June 15
Members $60 $70
Non-Members $70 $80
Accompanying Spouse/Guest $30 $40
Students with ID $25 $35
Evening Program only, adults $20 $25
Evening Program only, kids $10 $15
Kids under 8 Free Free
July 27th conference will be at Superior Ball Room.
  • Kids and Female program will be at Huron room from 2 PM to 5 PM. Kids program will be run by software engineers. Female program will be run by Laliguras family (TBD).
  • July 28th Society BOD meeting will be at Huron room from 8 AM to 12 PM (TBD).
  • # A non-member (if eligible by by-laws) would be given free membership with registration till December 2019
  • *All registrants registering as students must present a valid student ID
  • **All kids 12 and under must be accompanied by Adults at all times
  • Evening Program Starts tentatively at 5:30 PM, Includes Networking Snack, Dinner and Cultural Program
  • Dinner and Cultural Program will start tentatively at 7:30 PM
  • Registration includes full-day technical sessions, breakfast, lunch, dinner, cultural & networking programs
Please Click Here to register.

Program Scedule

Saturday, July 27, 2019

8:30 AM: Registration
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Conference Opening and Plenary/Keynote lecture
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Technical Sessions I & II: Technical Presentations/ Panel Discussions
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Technical Sessions III & IV: Technical Presentations / Panel Discussions
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM: Networking Dinner and Cultural Program

Sunday, July 28, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Annual General Membership and Board of Directors Meetings
11:00 AM: Conference Closure and Chicago area sightseeing (for those interested)

Announcement & Call for Abstracts

Venue and Date

Date: July 27-28, 2019
Holiday Inn Chicago O'Hare
5615 N. Cumberland Ave, Chicago, IL 60631

(Hosted by Greater Chicago Nepali Engineering Community)

Abstract due date: May 31, 2019

Engineers, scientists, and others from closely related disciplines will gather to discuss the recent developments in engineering, science and technology and their impact in the society. The conference will be held in Holiday Inn Chicago O'Hare, Chicago (IL) hosted by Greater Chicago Nepali engineering community.

Paper presentations are anticipated to cover wide varieties of engineering, scientific and technology topics, including but not limited to the following:

  • Advances in infrastructure analysis, design, monitoring, and sustainability.
  • Application of scientific/engineering technologies into practice (knowledge share)
  • Earthquake preparedness & disaster relief in Nepal
  • Engineering problems and solutions
  • Information technology and its role in society
  • Robust design and construction practices
  • Recent advances in research & development in engineering and technology
  • Sustainability, alternative/renewable energy, clean-technology
  • Technology, youth, and innovation
  • Other engineering and scientific topics of interest

Abstract Submission:

Those who wish to present their work at the conference must submit an abstract of about 250 -500 words (one page) through the online abstract submission portal by May 31, 2019. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Technical Committee to determine their suitability for presentation at the Conference. The authors will be notified about the status of their abstracts by June 15, 2019.

All abstracts should be prepared according to the following format:

  1. Provide 1” margin on all sides.
  2. 1st line: Type the title of presentation/paper (Arial, 14-point font, bold and centered).
  3. Leave one blank line below the presentation title and provide authors’ information - name, affiliation, city, state, country (use Times New Roman, 12-point font and centered).
  4. Leave one blank line below the last author’s information and type heading for the abstract as “ABSTRACT” (use Times New Roman, 12-point font, bold, underlined and centered).
  5. Leave a blank line below the abstract heading and provide the abstract text of 250 - 500 words on the rest of the page (use single space, Times New Roman, not less than 10-point font, align text to the left and right margins). The abstract may include representative figures and results.
  6. Provide a footnote with each author’s job title, affiliation, complete address, phone number, e-mail address, and ASNEngr membership grade, if any. Limit abstract to 1 page.

Conference Proceedings:

All the accepted abstracts will be compiled in the form of a conference proceedings/book of abstracts and will be posted on the ASNEngr website. For reference, please see the proceedings of the previous years’ conferences available at Annual Conferences and Meeting page.

Hotel Reservation Information

Group Discount available for Hotels room

Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare || $101/night || By July 11

Renaissance Chicago O'Hare || $120/night || By July 5

Hotel booking links:

Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare

5615 N. Cumberland Ave. Chicago, IL 60631

Reservations can be made in one of 3 ways by individuals on or before Fri, 7/11/19 by:

  1. By calling the Toll Free Number 1-800-HOLIDAY (1-800-465-4329) or 773-693-5800. Please mention the group name ASNEngr at the time of reservation to obtain the discounted rate.
  2. Going to www.hiohare.com and typing in the Group code: ASN
  3. You can also click this link for direct booking, make sure your date is correct.

Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel

8500 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631

Reserve can be made by on or before July 5:
By calling the Toll Free Number 1 (800)-468-3571 or (773) 380-9600. Please mention the group name ASNEngr at the time of reservation to obtain the discounted rate.
Renaissance is 0.5 mile from Holiday Inn (The conference Venue).