Urban Underground Space and Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Our Speakers

  • Brendan HenryBrendan Henry
    Manager - Tunnels and Underground Space
    GHD Australia
  • Guy TaylorGuy Taylor
    Project Director,
    Metroselskabet I/S Denmark
  • Michael AldredMichael Aldred
    Managing Director
  • Keith KongKeith Kong
    Technical Director,
    Black & Veatch Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Lawrence TH LeeLawrence TH Lee
    Senior Construction Engineer - SCL-NSL,
    MTR Corporation Limited
  • Simon TaylorSimon Taylor
    Head of Tunnelling,
    Metroselskabet I/S Denmark
  • Dr. Alun ThomasDr. Alun Thomas
    Head of Department: Tunnels,
  • Prof John EndicottProf John Endicott
  • Dr. Jay Lee, PhD, P.E.Dr. Jay Lee, PhD, P.E.
    Principal Geotechnical Consultant,
    Advisian (WorleyParsons)
  • Dr. Lee Fook HouDr. Lee Fook Hou
    Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    National University of Singapore
  • Rolando Justa CámaraRolando Justa Cámara
    Tunnels and Marine Works Department Director,
    Acciona Infaestructuras SA
  • Dipl.-Ing. Erik NeunDipl.-Ing. Erik Neun
    Principal Engineer,
    EDR GmbH
  • Dr. Manoj VermanDr. Manoj Verman
    ISRM Commission on Hard Rock Excavation
  • Dr. Anmol BediDr. Anmol Bedi
    Managing Director,
    Bedi Consulting
  • Nick OsborneNick Osborne
    Project Director, APNA Practice Leader Geotech & Tunnels,
    Mott MacDonald Singapore Pte. Ltd
  • Kensuke DateKensuke Date
    Chief Research Engineer,
    Kajima Technical Research Institute Singapore (KaTRIS)
  • Paolo PrevediniPaolo Prevedini
    Project manager,
    Metropolitana di Napoli spa
  • Dr Paul JamesDr Paul James
    Tunnel Director
  • Dr.-Ing. Markus DemmlerDr.-Ing. Markus Demmler
    Senior Director QIRP
    Qatar Rail
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Asia’s Leading Urban Underground Space & Tunneling Summit will return this September in Singapore

Asia’s Leading Urban Underground Space & Tunneling Summit will return to discuss leading practices, innovative techniques and sustainable solutions for Design, Engineering & Construction of Underground Space and Tunneling Projects!

Tunnelling and Underground infrastructure has become a world-wide trend solution to space scarcity, increase world population and urbanization. Particularly in Asia, underground infrastructure and tunnelling construction is fast becoming a priority in a rapidly-urbanizing Asia. With the numerous opportunities emerging in the booming and demanding Tunnelling and Underground space industry in Asia, Equip Global announces that Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016, in Singapore will be held on 6 to 9 September 2016.

Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016 will provide excellent insight into the complexity and challenges of tunnelling in urban areas, mitigating construction risk, tunnelling through difficult ground conditions and managing groundwater inflows as well as issues relevant to the design and construction of underground works. This will be discussed through a series of case study presentations, underground space/tunnelling project updates and expert panel discussions and workshop sessions.

Attend Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016 and learn best practice techniques and strategies from global experts, and implement these in your projects!

What Makes Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit the only event you must attend in 2016

  • Explore and witness the latest innovative technologies and solutions in planning and design engineering for underground excavation to lower project risks
  • Hear from Project Owners/Government Authorities what their plans for 2017 and beyond are for Underground Space Construction & Tunnelling Construction
  • Find out the latest techniques on overcoming geo-technical, geo physical & ground movement challenges associated with Underground Space Construction & Tunnelling Projects
  • Hear about the latest project updates and best practices in underground space/tunnel construction from world's leaders across the globe
  • Identify the technical, operational and commercial visibility aspects that shape today's urban underground space and tunnelling industry
  • Learn about progression, planning and modernization of Engineering Underground Space and Tunnelling
  • Undercover challenges faced in planning, designing, engineering and construction of Urban Underground Space infrastructure and Tunnelling projects, and how they can be overcome
  • Find out how you can effectively phase/plan your projects, manage your project costs, budgets & schedules for complex projects
  • Experience a diverse networking opportunity with over 100 like-minded industry professionals from government authorities, project owners, engineering contractors and design engineers in Asia

Reserve your seat at Asia’s leading Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Summit today! Don’t miss your chance to be involved in this year’s event and engage in-depth discussion on technology and methods, get first-hand information on new underground space project updates and latest technology development trends. 

Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016 will feature:

100+ attendees
20+ leading underground space & tunneling industry speakers globally
16+ latest case studies
90% decision makers and key influencers
8+ hours of networking with underground space & tunnelling industry professionals and regulators  

Who will you meet at the Urban Underground Space & Tunnelling Asia Summit 2016?


  • Government Ministries and Authorities in Urban Development
  • Transport Operators, Project Developers, Project Owners
  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction Companies
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction Companies

Directors/Heads/Senior Manager/Senior Engineers/Specialists of:

  • Projects
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Tunnels/Tunneling
  • Underground Infrastructure

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A detailed conference agenda is still under development. If you wish to hear about a specific topic or from a specific speaker, please provide your feedback to: enquiry@equip-global.com


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  • IFMA Singapore
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  • Tunnels and Tunnelling International
  • Engineeringcivil.com
  • Global Information Inc
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