Venue: Universiti Teknologi Brunei

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) is an engineering and technology university in Brunei that specializes in Engineering, Business and Computing. The Centre for Innovative Engineering (CIE) is one of the research units of UTB. The Centre advocates quality research and innovative engineering applications. The CIE hosts MIWAI 2017 in Brunei. with the following objectives:

  • To provide a venue for researchers to present new findings, to share, discuss and learn from each other;
  • To provide a platform for local researchers to engage and interact with international researchers and experts;
  • To understand issues and challenges related to Artificial Intelligence; and
  • To provide a venue for local researchers to establish networks, hence create opportunities for collaborations.


Visa Information

All foreign nationals entering Brunei Darussalam must have visas obtainable from any Brunei Darussalam diplomatic missions abroad except countries with whom Brunei Darussalam has visa arrangements.

Please visit this link for more information about Brunei visa and whether your contry has a visa arrangement with Brunei.


Getting to Brunei by Plane

Brunei's sole airport is Brunei International Airport (BWN), the hub of the national carrier Royal Brunei Airlines. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) offers a reasonably comprehensive network, with flights to Bangkok, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Shanghai and Singapore.

In addition, Singapore Airlines flies 5 times a week from Singapore, and Malaysia Airlines flies from Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. AirAsia is the cheapest carrier to serve Brunei from an international hub, with fares as low as US$40 one-way from Kuala Lumpur. AirAsia flies from 35 destinations in Asia to Kuala Lumpur, where connections to Brunei are available. Cebu Pacific flies red-eye flights to Manila.


Accommodation

There are many hotels in Brunei you can choose from. There are those budget friendly and there are those that cost hundreds of Brunei dollars a night.

You can book the hotel room yourself or if you wish, we can do it for you. The MIWAI organiser also provides a free bus service between selected hotels and the conference venue. More details will be provided in the near future.