2nd Bridges & Highways Asia Summit 2018
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Our Speakers

  • Dr. Bhoj Raj PanthaDr. Bhoj Raj Pantha
    Project Manager,
    Katahira & Engineers International, Japan
  • Dr. Max AntamengDr. Max Antameng
    Director - Roads & Bridges,
    Committee for Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KPPIP), Indonesia
  • Utpal DekaUtpal Deka
    Smart Cities Mission: National Team Leader - Capacity Building,
    Urban Development in India, India
  • Dr. Van Hiep DinhDr. Van Hiep Dinh
    President & Executive Director, Institute of Planning & Transportation Engineering (IPTE),
    National University of Civil Engineering, Vietnam
  • Van Lam NguyenVan Lam Nguyen
    Deputy Project Manager - Vietnam Road Assets Management Project (VRAMP), Component A-1,
    Katahira & Engineers International, Vietnam
  • Prof. Jian Guo DaiProf. Jian Guo Dai
    Associate Professor,
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Hongbing XieHongbing Xie
    Deputy Chief Engineer,
  • Dr. Bounta OnnavongDr. Bounta Onnavong
    Deputy Director- General, Department of Transport,
    Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Laos
  • Mike TapleyMike Tapley
    Bridges Leader - Asia,
    Aurecon, Hong Kong
  • Ahmed Saeed Al GhurbalAhmed Saeed Al Ghurbal
    Chief - Projects Management Section,
    Roads Planning & Design Directorate – Ministry of Works, Bahrain
  • Mohammad Shaheen SarkerMohammad Shaheen Sarker
    Executive Engineer,
    Road and Highway Department, Road Safety Division, Bangladesh
  • Naeem HussainNaeem Hussain
    Director, Bridges,
    Arup, Hong Kong
  • Nam Tien NguyenNam Tien Nguyen
    Senior Project Manager,
    Cuu Long CIPM, Vietnam
  • Nguyen Trong DongNguyen Trong Dong
    Director – R&D Centre,
    Vietnam Expressway Corporation
  • Woo-Hyun KwonWoo-Hyun Kwon
    Chief Representative, Vietnam Office/ Director,
    Korea Expressway Corporation, Vietnam
  • Suman ChattopadhyaySuman Chattopadhyay
    Associate Director & Sector Lead – Bridges, Aviation & Marine,
    Halcrow (CH2m)
  • Muhammad Ali SheikMuhammad Ali Sheik
    Chief Engineer - Projects Design,
    Abu Dhabi Municipality, UAE
  • Chandan Kumar DeyChandan Kumar Dey
    Joint Secretary - Road Transport & Highways Division,
    Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges
  • A.D. JamesA.D. James
    Deputy Secretary,
    Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, India
  • DP GuptaDP Gupta
    Director (Roads & Highways),
    Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), Former Director General (Road Development) & Additional Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, India
  • Se-Yoon OhSe-Yoon Oh
    Senior Manager - Highway Specialist,
    Korea Expressway Corporation
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Leading Conference on Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance for Bridges and Highways in Asia Comes to Hong Kong in 2018!

The 2nd Bridges & Highways Asia Summit 2018 will return with the aim to establish the benchmarks of such objectives, as well as accelerating industry growth by bringing project owners and bridges & highway development/program leaders together, sharing & connecting their knowledge, best practices, and development visions

Taking place in Hong Kong between 05-08 March 2018, the 2nd Bridges & Highways Asia Summit 2018 will be the leading global summit for Public and Private leaders in Bridges, Highways and Roads development, capacity enhancement to share the technical and managerial challenges overcome through case studies of World-renowned projects, megaprojects especially in APAC region. Public ministry/departments/agencies for Highways, urban development, public works, national development as well as private contractors and consultants will discuss topics including traffic planning, socio-economic analyses, innovative precast segmental infrastructure, asset management & strengthening, maintenance needs reduction.

Major case studies highlighted throughout main summit will include China’s HZMB project, Malaysia’s 2nd Penang Bridge Project, Indonesia’s 5-year Strategic Planning for Highways 2019-2024.


  • Traffic analyses and socio-economic benefit studies in bridges & highways construction planning
  • Challenges in site investigation, geographical and geological characteristics of development sites
  • Structural and non-structural sustainability of infrastructure: analysing asset integrity against future traffic needs, deterioration, corrosion, increased vehicular loads. etc
  • Project planning & practices that maximise effectiveness in cross-party communications and coordination
  • Precast segmental bridges materials and construction methodology
  • Long-span and cable-stayed bridge construction challenges & methodology
  • Considerations in construction cost-effectiveness in bridges and highways development
  • Considerations for minimising maintenance needs and whole life-cycle costs
  • Asset management strategies for maximised asset life
  • Maintenance methodologies for structural strengthening
  • Seismic and structural design challenges and case studies
  • Innovations and Methodology in maintenance inspection and infrastructural improvement strategies
  • Construction risks and delays
  • Formulation of systematic maintenance planning including suitable repair works and cost estimation based on condition assessment
  • Value engineering in bridges & highways projects
  • Issues with rehabilitation of bridges and highways infrastructure
  • Project financing and institutional issues in national highways planning


  • Network with global experts whose knowledge spans across understanding of latest methodologies and practices in developing all types of bridges
  • Extend and maximise bridge & highway infrastructure’s and assets’ lifespan, sustainability
  • Optimise construction costs and calculable reduction in lifecycle costs
  • Understand institutional, political, social, financial, contractual and engineering risks associated with project management and minimise delays
  • Develop bridges and highways that enable sustainable traffic, public transportation objectives and compatible with increased traffic volumes
  • Hear global decision-makers as they overcame engineering challenges with precast segmental, long-span and/or stayed cable bridges
  • Handle traffic and engineering challenges in highways capacity enhancement
  • Overcome ineffective coordination across concerned parties in project development
  • Standardise construction and asset management practices and optimise GIS data management 

Who Will Attend Bridges & Highways Asia Summit 2018?

General Managers, Directors, Heads, Managers, Team Leaders, Supervisors in

  • Project Management (Bridges/Highways)
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Materials
  • Geotechnical, etc

From the following (but not limited to):

  • Ministry/Agency/Department of
      - Transportation /Infrastructure/Public works/Construction
      - Communications/Urban Development/National development/Economic Planning/Finance
  • Bridges/Highways roads project operators/authorities
  • EPC and AEC (Main Contractors)
  • Project sub-contractors

More Details

To Learn More About Bridges & Highways Asia Summit 2018’s Agenda, Panel of Speakers and Taking Advantage of Early Bird Discount and Group Booking Discounted Rates, Email us at enquiry@equip-global.com.


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