WTC 2020

Welcoming Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) warmly welcomes you to the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2020 and 46th General Assembly in Malaysia which will be held from 15th - 21st May 2020 at the prominent Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

With the theme “Innovation and Sustainable Underground Serving Global Connectivity”, WTC 2020 will indeed be the world’s leading tunnelling event that will explore the latest innovations, trends and advances in all areas of tunnelling, i.e. from tunnel project development to both design and construction, as well as to tunnel service life cycle strategies, in a sustainable manner.

WTC 2020 will feature multiple technical paper presentations, along with tunnelling training courses, poster presentations, the ITA-AITES General Assembly, technical visits to ongoing tunnelling projects in Malaysia, and interesting exhibitions and shows by companies from all over the world presenting their latest tunnelling solutions, innovations and technologies. Along with plenteous opportunities for networking, delegates will have many occasions to learn and share new and exciting developments, and socialise with colleagues and leading experts from all over the world and at the same time conclude successful commercial deals.

We invite you to experience our warm Malaysian hospitality and enjoy the multitude of entertainment, cultural, culinary and leisure activities offered in one of the world’s most vibrant and value for money shopping destination. You can always find the most updated information on

We look forward to welcoming you to Kuala Lumpur.

Best Wishes & Regards,

Ir. Dr Teik Aun Ooi
Organising Chairman, WTC 2020