OUTLINE

 

Programme Outline

 

Day Time (MYT) Details

Friday

11 Sept 2020

13:30 – 14:00 Registration / Log-in
14:00 – 20:45 ITACET Training Course (Refer to ITACET Programme)

Saturday

12 Sept 2020  

 07:00 – 09:30 Registration / Log-in
 09:30 – 17:00 SYTA Symposium (Refer to SYTA Programme)

Sunday

13 Sept 2020  

07:00 – 09:00 Log-in
 09:00 – 23:59 Countdown Timer 

Monday

14 Sept 2020     

 07:00 – 08:00 Log-in & Virtual Opening Address 
 08:05 – 08:15 Welcome Speech by WTC2020 Organising Chairman, Ir. Dr Ooi Teik Aun 
 08:20 – 08:30 Speech by ITA President, Prof. Jenny Yan 
 08:35 – 08:45 Speech by Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia, YB. Dato' Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri
08:50 – 09:00 Speech by Guest of Honour, Ir. Ong Ching Loon, President, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and declare opening of the Digital Congress & Exhibition
 09:05 – 09:25

Digital Exhibition Platform open to Delegates and Exhibitors

Break

09:30 – 10:45 Landmark Lecture on Three-dimensional Tunnel–tunnel and Tunnel–pile Foundation Interactions: Centrifuge and Numerical Modelling by Prof. Charles WW Ng
10:50 – 11:20 Keynote Lecture 1 on High-precision Acquisition, Analysis and Service of Rock Tunnel Information Based on iS3 Platform by Prof. HeHua Zhu
11:25 – 12:00 Keynote Lecture 2 on Geosynthetics in Tunnel Construction – A Tunneller’s Perspective by Prof. Chungsik Yoo
12:05 – 12:40 Keynote Lecture 3 on Future Engineers - Application of BIM and Digital Engineering Advancement for The Design and Delivery of Underground Mass Rapid Transit Project in Malaysia by Er. Poh Seng Tiok
12:40 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 23:00 Technical Paper Presentation

Tuesday

15 Sept 2020

 07:00 – 08:30 Log-in 
 08:30 –10:30

1. Necessity is the Mother of All Inventions: Inventions and Innovations in SMART Project by Mr Param Sivalingam

2. Lessons Learned from TBM Tunneling in Singapore's Tropical Weathered Rock Formations by Dr. Ruben Duhme, General Manager, Herrenknecht Asia Headquarters

3. Design of Badaling Great Wall Station of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou High-Speed Railway by LV Gang and Liu Jianyou

4. Resequencing TBMs to Avoid Project Delays by Mr. Alexander William Terry, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRTC), Director of Tunnels and Underground Structures

 10:30 – 11:00  Break
11:00 – 13:00

1. Managing Geological Risk Across 2 Metro Lines in Kuala Lumpur by Ir. Dr Ooi Lean Hock

2. In Pursuit of the Autonomous TBM by Mr. Ng Hau Wei

3. Amplification of Safety Risks Within the Tunnel Environment by Mr. Christopher John Fenton

 13:00 – 14:00 Break
 14:00 – 23:00 Technical Paper Presentation
19:00 – 23:00 ITAym General Assembly

Wednesday

16 Sept 2020

 07:00 – 08:30 Log-in 
 08:30 – 18:30 Technical Paper Presentation 
 18:30 – 18:45 Closing of WTC2020:
  1. Closing Report by WTC 2020 Organising Chairman 
  2. Video of Copenhagen WTC 2021
  3. End of Congress
 19:00 – 23:00 ITA General Assembly

Thursday

17 Sept 2020

 19:00 – 23:00 ITA EXCO Meeting
  End

 

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
  • Ir. Dr Rini Asnida Abdullah
  • Ir. Frankie Peng Leong Cheah
  • Ir. Boon Kheng Neo
  • Ir. Dr Swee Huat Chan
  • Ir. Dr Hong Kok Wang
  • Ir Dr Yean Guan Tan
  • Ir. Thien Seng Yee
  • Ir. Khoon Khean Chia
  • Ir. Tuan Haji Mohd Ali Yusoff
  • Ir. Boo Soon Ong
  • Ir. Sofiana Balkhis Talha
  • Najiha Nadzru
  • Ir. Dr Mohd Farid Ahmad
  • Ir. Soon Hoe Yap
  • Ir. Hjh Raftah Mahfar
  • Ir. Ellias Saidin
  • Ir. Teong Sian Yam
  • Ir. Peng Tean Sin
  • Dr Chia Weng Boon
  • Wooi Chuan Loh
  • Dr Bhavani Krishna Iyer
  • Chee Kien Lee
  • Ming Huei Ang

 

 

Proposed Advisory Committee

International

Dr Harald Wagner – Chairman
Prof Jenny (Jinxiu) Yan – ITA President
Prof Tarcisio B. Celestino – ITA Immediate Past President, Chair WTC2014, Advisor ITA
Dawoud Al Hajri – Chair WTC2018
Renato Casale – Chair WTC2019
Ir. Dr Teik Aun Ooi – SEAGS Past President, Chair WTC2020
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 Past President
Jeyatharan  Kumarasamy – TUCSS President
Dr Aphichat Sramoon – TUTG President
Randy Essex – 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

YBhg. Dato' Nor Hisham bin Ahmad Dahlan – Mayor, DBKL
YBhg. Datuk Mohamad Zulkefly bin Sulaiman – DG, JKR
YBhg. Dato' Ir. Haji Nor Hisham bin Mohd Ghazali – DG, JPS
Ir. Syed Jaafar Idid bin Syed Abdyllah Idid – DG, JPP
YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Mohd Shuhaimi bin Hassan – DG, LLM
Ir. Ong Ching Loon – President, IEM
YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Ahmad ‘Asri bin Abdul Hamid – CEO, CIDB
YBhg. Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah bin Azizan – CEO, TNB
Azlan Shah bin Al Bakri – CEO, APAD
Muhammad Nizam Alias – PGCEO, Prasarana
YBhg. Datuk Mohd Zarif Hashim – CEO, MRT Corp
YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Nur Ismal bin Mohamed Kamal – CEO, MyHSR Corp
YBhg. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani bin Daud – CEO, MyCEB
YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Paul Ha – Deputy GMD, MMC-Gamuda
Abdul Hadi Amran – CEO, Rapid Rail
Muhammad Zulqarnain Ismail – MRT Corp

 

Proposed Scientific Committee

Prof. Lord Robert Mair - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Vacant - United Kingdom United Kingdom
Prof. Dr Yoo Chungsik - South Korea South Korea 
Prof. In-Mo Lee South Korea South Korea
Prof. Dr Yun Bai - China China
Prof. Jenny (Jinxiu) Yan - China China (Chairman)
Prof Charles Wang Wai Ng - China Hong Kong SAR, China
Prof. Kwet Yew Yong - Singapore Singapore
Assoc. Prof. (Adj) Dr. Zhou Ying Xin - Singapore Singapore
Prof. Dr Noppadol Phien-wej - Thailand Thailand
Dr Aphichat Sramoon Thailand Thailand
Prof. Dr Quang Phich Nguyen - Vietnam Vietnam
Ir. Dr Ooi Teik Aun - Malaysia Malaysia
Er. Poh Seng Tiok - Malaysia Malaysia
YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Paul Ha - Malaysia Malaysia
Ir. Dr Ooi Lean Hock - Malaysia Malaysia
Ir. Khoo Chee Min Malaysia Malaysia
Prof. Hideki Ohta - 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. Michael A. Mooney - USA USA
Nasri Munfah 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
Prof. Alessandro Mandolini Italy Italy
Assoc. Prof. Dr Krishna Panthi - Norway Norway
Prof. Charlie Li - Norway Norway
Felix Amberg - Switzerland Switzerland
Gusztav Klados - Hungary Hungary
Dr Davorin Kolic - Croatia Croatia
Prof. Nuh Bilgin - Turkey Turkey
Prof. Saffet Yagiz Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Chhatra Basnet - Nepal Nepal
Dr. Bassam AL Ghulman - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Prof. T. Ramamurthy - India India
Nikolai Bobylev Russia

 

 

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

Friday, 11 September 2020

Session Malaysia Time UTC Time     Details
  14:00 – 14:15 06:00 – 06:15   : Welcome and Opening by Robert Galler – ITA-CET Committee Chairman
S1 14:15 – 15:00 06:15 – 07:00   : Overview of Mega Underground Infrastructure Development in Malaysia by Khoo Chee Min
S2 15:00 – 15:45 07:00 – 07:45   : Challenges Related to Ground Water on Underground Works by Ooi Lean Hock
  15:45 – 16:15 07:45 – 08:15   : Break
S3 16:15 – 16:45 08:15 – 08:45   : Underground Sustainable Solutions for Urban Planning by Wout Broere
S4 16:45 – 17:30 08:45 – 09:30   : A Guide for Young Professionals - Navigating the Legal Professional Landscape as a Tunnelling Professional in a Big and Diverse World by Arnold Dix – ITA Vice President
S5 17:30 – 18:15 09:30 – 10:15   : The Reuse of Tunnel Excavation Material – Challenges by Robert Galler – ITA-CET Committee Chairman
  18:15 – 18:30 10:15 – 10:30   : Break
S6 18:30 – 19:15 10:30 – 11:15   : Tunnelling Health and Safety – Moving Forward by Donald Lamont – WG5
S7 19:15 – 20:00 11:15 – 12:00   : Specific Funding Sources for Underground Structures by Harald Wagner
S8 20:00 – 20:45 12:00 – 12:45   : Innovations in Conventional Tunnelling by Nasri Munfah - WG19

 

1st Symposium for Young Tunnellers of Asia (SYTA)

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Time (UTC+8)   Details
09:30 – 10:10    Log-in Registration
10:10 – 10:15    Welcome Address by SYTA Organising Chairman, Dr Boon Chia Weng
10:15 – 10:20    Address by IEM WTC2020 and TUSTD Chairman, Ir. Dr Ooi Teik Aun
10:20 – 10:25    Address by ITAym Chair
10:25 – 10:50   Presentation 1:

Excavating in Weak Ground, where Risk of Landslide is High by T. Suzuki 

10:50 – 11:15   Presentation 2:

Features of Urban-Ring method adopted for construction of underground structures by Y. Suenaga 

11:15 – 11:25    Break 
11:25 – 11:50   Presentation 3:

Challenges in Tunnelling – UGC02 Mumbai Metro Line -3 by A.K. Chaudhary

11:50 – 12:15   Presentation 4:

Tunnelling in Granites: Case study of a highway project in Afghanistan by A. Chauhan 

 12:15 – 12:50   Presentation 5:

Construction of INA metro station over operational twin tunnels by V.K. Sattawan

 12:50 – 13:50    Break
 13:50 – 14:15   Presentation 6:

A Comparison of Empirical and Numerical Approaches for Estimating Rock Support Pressure on Tunnel Lining by F.K.L. To

 14:15 – 14:40   Presentation 7:

On blow-out in tunnelling and a case study in Ho Chi Minh Metro Line 1 by M.N. Vu, N.T. Dung

 14:40 – 15:05    Presentation 8:

Ground Vibration Study in Karstic Limestone Formation for Controlled Blasting Works in Klang Valley by N. Ravichandran

 15:05 – 15:15   Break
 15:15 – 15:40   Presentation 9:

Design of steel fiber reinforced concrete segment with curved radial joints by S.S. Nirmal

 15:40 – 16:05    Presentation 10:

Tunnelling in an urban environment and managing 3rd party interfaces in London by D. Bandopadhyaya

 16:05 – 16:50    Future Plans for 2nd SYTA by ITAym Steering Board
 16:50 – 17:00    Closing Remarks
 17:00    End of 1st SYTA, log-out.

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