Southeast Asian Conference and Exhibition in Tunnelling and Underground Space (SEACETUS 2017)

Date: 18–19 April 2017
Organisation Name: The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

The Tunneling & Underground Space Technical Division of Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM TUSTD) will be hosting the Southeast Asian Conference and Exhibition in Tunnelling and Underground Space (SEACETUS 2017) from 18 to 19 April 2017 at the Dorsett Grand Subang Hotel, Subang Jaya, Selangor. The theme of the conference is Innovation and Sustainable Underground Space Development.

The conference is endorsed by the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA), supported by regional tunnelling societies, and jointly managed by IEM Training Centre Sdn Bhd and IEM Academy Sdn Bhd.

SEACETUS 2017 will provide a forum for practising professionals, engineers, consultants, contractors, technologists, researchers, academicians, manufacturers and suppliers to share their experiences, research, studies and views to contribute to the advancement of sustainable tunnelling and underground space development in general, and particularly in Asia. A wide range of high-quality scientific and technical papers of international or regional significance on tunnelling and underground space development will be presented in the conference. There are 14 distinguished speakers invited to deliver keynotes and special lectures together with approximately 40 contributed technical papers. This event will be expecting more than 500 participants from all over the world.

This conference will offer case studies and strategies that demonstrate innovation, skills and best practices, and help delegates to understand the technologies and techniques guiding the tunnelling and underground space development industry. It aims to promote the sharing of knowledge, experience, skills, ideas and achievements in the designing, financing and contracting, as well as construction, operation and maintenance of tunnels and other underground facilities among the ASEAN Countries on an organised basis with agreed aims. International paper contributions are also welcome.

There will be space and opportunity for the interchange of technical information, new products and services divulgation, and for the creation and strengthening of relations among the participants. A technical exhibition will be organised as an integral part of the conference. Project experience, design solutions, and application of tunnelling and trenchless technology and state-of-the-art information will be highlighted.

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(News source from The Institution of Engineers Malaysia)