The 6th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference (ACEC) and the 6th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference (AEEC) were jointly organized under the theme “Civil and Environmental Engineering for ASEAN Community Development” from November 21-22, 2013 at Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. More than 100 participants from Member Institutions (MIs), Japanese Supporting Universities (JSUs), government agency, the industry sector and AUN/SEED-Net current students and alumni attended the conference. Prof. Bundhit Eua-Arporn, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Mr. IKEDA Shuichi, Chief Representative of JICA Thailand Office, and Mr. KONISHI Nobuyuki, Deputy Chief Advisor, JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net, delivered inaugural addresses while keynote lectures were given to the keen audience by Prof. Ekasit Limsuwan, Former Board Member of Council of Engineers (COE), Thailand, Prof. UEDA Tamon, Division of Engineering and Policy for Sustainable Environment, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Mr. Bodin Udol, Managing director, Utility Business Alliance Co., Ltd. (UBA) and Prof. FUJII Shigeo, Dean, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University.
With the objective to strengthen research collaboration among regional academic institutions and the industries in civil and environmental engineering, the conference program included sharing of new innovations and recent research findings with presentations by distinguished professors from both ASEAN and Japan sides. The session ended with Field Management Meeting to strategically discuss the implementation plan of AUN/SEED-Net activities under both engineering fields among ASEAN universities.
The event was jointly organized by Department of Civil Engineering and Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University with the cooperation of JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net.