As reported by the news site Free Malaysia Today, the conference, themed “Innovation and Sustainable Underground Space Development,” is organized by the Institution of Engineers Malaysia and endorsed by the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES).

The Southeast Asian Conference and Exhibition on Tunneling and Underground Space 2024, to be held in Kuala Lumpur in March, will explore the latest technologies, techniques and best practices shaping the future of underground space development. (Photo: Bernama)

“This event is set to redefine industry standards and inspire groundbreaking solutions,” the SEACETUS2024 publicity committee said in a statement as quoted by the site.

It is also set to explore the latest technologies, techniques, and best practices shaping the future of underground space development, with discussion sessions covering topics such as environmental sustainability, risk management and information modelling.

SEACETUS2024 will bring together luminaries and experts from Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan (China), China, the Republic of Korea, Australia, Germany, and beyond, fostering cross-border collaboration and innovation to tackle common industry challenges head-on, the committee said.

The conference will also include a site visit to either the East Coast Rail Link or the Pantai 2 underground sewage treatment plant on the final day, to showcase Malaysia’s achievements in tunneling and underground engineering.

Source: VNA