Outline

 

Programme Outline

The dates for WTC 2020 in Kuala Lumpur are Friday 15th – Thursday 21st May 2020. The proposed scheduled dates fall during the month of Ramadan which is the holiest month in the Islamic calender. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the ‘Buka Puasa’ (Breaking of Fast) in Malaysia.

 

Date & Time08:00 to 09:0009:00 to 10:0010:00 to 11:0011:00 to 12:0012:00 to 13:0013:00 to 14:0014:00 to 15:0015:00 to 16:0016:00 to 17:0017:00 to 18:0018:00 to 19:0019:00 to 20:0020:00 to 21:0021:00 to 22:0022:00 to 23:00
15 May 2020 Friday       ITACET Training Course
"INNOVATIONS IN TUNNELLING –
Geotechnical Engineering and Project Management"
      
      
      
      
16 May 2020 Saturday   ITACET Training Course   ITA Nation Member Reception
(by invitation)
Registration
ITA Executive MeetingWorking Group Animatours Meeting
17 May 2020 Sunday    Registration    Congress Welcome Reception
(registered participants only)
  
  
General AssemblyLunchWorking Group &
Committee Meetings
  
  
18 May 2020 Monday    Registration        ITA Sponsors Dinner1 Dinner
(by invitation)
Opening CeremonyMuir Wood & Keynote LecturesExhibition
LunchTechical Sessions
Working Group &
Committee Meetings
19 May 2020 Tuesday    Registration        "Buka Puasa" Dinner
(prepaid registered participants only)
 Exhibition
Named & Keynote LecturesLunchTechical Sessions
Working Group &
Committee Meetings
20 May 2020 Wednesday    Registration        Gala Dinner
(prepaid registered participants only)
 Exhibition
Named & Keynote LecturesLunchTechical Sessions
General Assembly
21 May 2020 Thursday    Post Congress Technical Tours                        

 

Committee

Executive Organising Committee

Organising Chairman

  • Ir. Dr Teik Aun Ooi

Co-Organising Chairman

  • Olivier Vion

Deputy Organising Chairman

  • Ir. Chee Min Khoo
 

Committee Members

  • Ir. Sang Woh Ong
  • Ir. Chi Koong Chong
  • Dr Rini Asnida Abdullah
  • Ir. Frankie Peng Leong Cheah
  • Ir. Boon Kheng Neo
  • Ir. Frankie Peng Leong Cheah
  • Ir Keith George Cowling
  • Ir. Dr Hong Kok Wang
  • Ir Dr Yean Guan Tan
  • Ir. Thien Seng Yee
  • Dr Bhavani Iyer
  • Ir. Dr Swee Huat Chan
  • Ir. Tuan Haji Mohd Ali Yusoff
  • Ir. Boon Soon Ong
  • Chee Kien Lee
  • Ir. Sofiana Balkhis Talha
  • Ir. Najiha Nadzru
  • Ir. Dr Mohd Farid Ahmad
  • Ir. Soon Hoe Yap
  • Ir. Umi Kalthom Ahmad
  • Ir. Elias Saldin
  • Ir. Teong Sian Yam

 

 

Proposed Advisory Committee

International

Dr Harald Wagner– Chairman
Prof. Tarcisio B. Celestino– ITA President/ Chair WTC2014
Prof. Jenny (Jinxiu) Yan– ITA Vice President
Olivier Vion– ITA Executive Director
Claude Berenguier– ITACET Executive Director
Zaw Zaw Aye– ITA Myanmar
Leslie Pakianathan– ITA Singapore
Ow Chun Nam– TUCSS Past President
Kulaindran Ariaratnam– TUCSS President
Dr Aphichat Sramoon– TUTG President
Dr Aphichat Sramoon– ITA USA
Abidemi Agwor– ITA Nigeria
Dr Suchatvee Vince Suwansawat– Chair WTC 2012
Felix Amberg– Chair WTC 2013
Dr Davorin Kolic– Chair WTC 2015
Michael Smithson– Chair WTC 2016
Heidi Berg– Chair WTC 2017

National

Tan Sri Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin bin Abd. Aziz– Mayor, DBKL
Dato’ Sri Ir. Dr Roslan bin Md. Taha– DG, JKR
Dato’ Ir. Hj. Zulkefli bin Hassan– DG, JPS
Dato’ Ir. Dr. Zullkefle bin Nordin– DG, JPP
Dato’ Ir. Hj. Ismail bin Md. Salleh– DG, LLM
Ir. Dr Tan Yean Chin– President, IEM
Dato’ Ir. Ahmad ‘Asri bin Abdul Hamid– CEO, CIDB
Dato’ Ir. Hj. Azman bin Mohd– CEO, TNB
En. Mohd Azharuddin bin Mat Sah– CEO, SPAD
Dato’ Sri Azmi Abdul Aziz– President, Prasarana
Dato’ Sri Shahril Mokhtar– CEO, MRT Corp
Dato’ Mohd Nur Ismal bin Mohamed Kamal– CEO, MyHSR Corp
Datuk Zulkefli Hj. Sharif– CEO, MyCEB
Dato’ Ir. Paul Ha– Deputy GMD, MMC-Gamuda

 

Proposed Scientific Committee

Prof. Lord Robert Mair- United Kingdom United Kingdom
Emeritus Prof. John Burland- United Kingdom United Kingdom
Prof. In-Mo Lee- South Korea South Korea (Chairman)
Dr Seung Ryul Kim- South Korea South Korea
Prof. Dr Yun Bai- China China
Prof. Jenny (Jinxiu) Yan- China China
Prof Charles Wang Wai Ng- Hong Kong Hong Kong
Prof. Kwet Yew Yong- Singapore Singapore
Assoc. Prof. (Adj) Dr. Zhou Ying Xin- Singapore Singapore
Prof. Dr Noppadol Phien-wej- Thailand Thailand
Prof. Dr Quang Phich Nguyen- Vietnam Vietnam
Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr Hisham b. Mohamad- Malaysia Malaysia
Er. Poh Seng Tiok- Malaysia Malaysia
Dato’ Ir. Paul Ha- Malaysia Malaysia
Ir. Dr Ooi Lean Hock- Malaysia Malaysia
Prof. Dr Toshihisa Adachi- Japan Japan
Yoshikazu Ota- Japan Japan
Prof. Dr Zhao Jian- Australia Australia
Alexandre Gomes- Australia Australia
Prof. Jamal Rostami- USA USA
Randall J. Essex- USA USA
Prof. Tarcisio Celestino- Brazil Brazil
Prof. Dr Markus Thewes- Germany Germany
Tim Babendererde- Germany Germany
Prof. Pekka Särkkä- Finland Finland
Dr Catherine Larive- France France
Prof. Wulf Schubert- Austria Austria
Prof. Daniele Peila- Italy Italy
Prof. Massimo Coli- Italy Italy
Assoc. Prof. Dr Krishna Panthi- Norway Norway
Prof. Charlie Li- Norway Norway
Felix Amberg- Switzerland Switzerland
Gustaz Klados- Hungary Hungary
Dr Davorin Kolic- Croatia Croatia
Prof. Nuh Bilgin- Turkey Turkey
Prof. Saffet Yagiz- Turkey Turkey
Chhatra Basnet- Nepal Nepal
Dr. Bassam AL Ghulman- United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Prof. T. Ramamurthy- India India

 

 

ITACET Training Course
"INNOVATIONS IN TUNNELLING – Geotechnical Engineering and Project Management"

Day 1 (Friday, 15 May 2020)

Session 1: Platform - Innovations in Tunnelling
S1.109.00 – 09.15:Welcome and Opening
S1.209.15 – 10.00:Underground Infrastructure impacting Economy
S1.310.00 – 10.30:Infrastructure Funding Sources
 10.30 – 11.00:Coffee break and networking
S1.411.00 – 11.30:Innovations – Challenging the Environment
S1.511.30 – 12.00:Financing Infrastructures – Managing Risks of Innovations
S1.612:00 – 12:30:Questions, Answers, Conclusions
 12.30 – 14.00:Lunch break and networking

 

Session 2: Megaprojects – Innovations in Design & Construction
S2.114.00 – 14.45:Types of Excavations and Support
S2.214.45 – 15.30:Construction Methods under Airports
 15.30 – 16.00:Coffee Break and networking
S2.316.00 – 16.45:Innovations in Conventional Tunnelling
S2.416.45 – 17.30:Innovations in Mechanized Tunnelling
 17.30 – 17.45:Questions and Answers

 

Day 2 (Saturday, 16 May 2020)

Session 3: Contract Management of Underground Structures
S3.109.00 – 09.45:Procurement Methods
S3.209.45 – 10.30:Risk Management in Design
 10.30 – 11.00:Coffee Break and networking

 

Session 4: Geotechnical Monitoring & Instrumentation
S3.311.00 – 11.20:Site Investigation & Geotechnical Baselines
S3.411.20 – 11.50:Geotechnical Instrumentation, Monitoring & Interpretation
 11.50 – 12.30:Crisis Management in Construction
 12.30 – 14.00:Lunch break and networking

 

Session 5: Case Histories
S5.114.00 – 14.30:TBM Innovations
S5.214.30 – 15.15:Flood Control Tunnels (e.g.KL’s SMART, BKK 2011 Flood )
 15.15 – 15.45:Coffee Break and networking
S5.315.45 – 16.45:Mass Transit Tunnels – Bangkok, KL, Singapore
 16.45 – 17.00:Questions & Answers
S5.417.00 – 17.30:Conclusions & Proceedings

 


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