REAAA is the Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australasia. The REAAA, established in 1973, is a regional body set up to promote and advance the science and practice of road engineering and related professions in the Asia Pacific region through developing professional and commercial links within and between countries in the region. Regional co-operation and technical harmony are the underlying principles of the Association. For over 12 member countries, the REAAA holds regular events including a Council Meeting (twice a year), Heads of Road Authorities (HORA) meeting (annual) and the REAAA Conference (four years) to promote regional cooperation and technical exchange.

The iCHE2024, Thailand will host the following REAAA events:

1) 122nd REAAA Governing Council Meeting

The Management of the Association is vested in a Council which holds regular meetings to make policy decisions and set directions for the Association. On 5 September 2024, it will be on its 122nd Governing Council Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand after the 94th REAAA Council Meeting between the 20th and 21st of April 2012 at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

2) 26th REAAA Young Engineers and Professionals (YEP) Meeting

Another important initiative of REAAA is the Young Engineers and Professionals or YEP Meeting. It reaches young members of REAAA to actively involve in multi-national cooperation made possible by the Association. Each year the YEP meets to discuss ideas or promote activities to improve the capacity of young its members. The 26th REAAA YEP Meeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand for its first time.

3) 11th REAAA Business Forum

REAAA Business Forum is designed to facilitate road sector business to business collaboration. The objectives are to create business to business collaborations in road engineering projects or related sectors and to enhance membership from business persons, institutions or companies.

Council members, associated members, their accompanies and partners from government organisations and private sectors in road engineering and technology industries of more than 200 delegates from 12 member countries will attend this REAAA event.

A number of road engineering organisation in the Asia Pacific region includes Korea Expressway Corporation (KEC), REAAA Korean Chapter, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT)) Korea, Korea Expressway Corporation Research Institute, Kunhwa Consulting & Engineering Co., Ltd, China Road Federation, Taiwan (CRF), Moh & Associates, Inc., Taiwan, Public Works Department of Malaysia (PWD), Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA), Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM), Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Minconsult Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Highway Authority, Japan Road Association (JRA), Japan, Express Highway Research Foundation of Japan (EHRF), NEXCO Research Institute, East Nippon Expressway Co. Ltd., Honshi Co.Ltd., REAAA Australian Chapter, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), REAAA New Zealand Chapter, Australian Road Research Board, Indonesian Road Development Association (IRDA), Ministry of Public Works & Highways & Housing, Indonesia, Road Engineering Association of The Philippines (REAP), REAAA Philippines Chapter, Land Transport Authority, Singapore (LTA), Public Works Department, Brunei, REAAA Brunei Chapter, and Public Works & Transport Cambodia.

REAAA Activities

4 – 5 September 2024 at BITEC

Wed 4 Sep 2024
13:00 – 16:00 MR 220 11th Business Forum
16:30 – 18:00 TBC Networking Reception
Thu 5 Sep 2024
09:00 – 12:00 MR 220 26th YEP Meeting
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 16:00 MR 220 – 221 122nd REAAA Governing Council Meeting
18:30 – 20:30 GH 203 Gala Dinner & Cultural Show

10:30 – 11:00 and 14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break