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Road Engineer Induction Series - Series 5 : Virtual Half-Day Seminar On Software For Traffic & Transportation Planning & Highway Design
Venue: Digital Platform
Date & Time: 04 Jul 2024 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Closed
CPD: 4
Closing Date Before: 01-Jul-2024 (Subject to change based on availability of seat)
Organised By Technical Division - Highway and Transportation Engineering (HTETD)

SYNOPSIS

This seminar intends to give aspiring fresh graduate/ junior traffic & road engineers or transport planners an overview of traffic & transportation planning and highway engineering design software. Using the software is essential for civil engineers involved in planning, designing, and managing highways and any transportation projects. These software programs can help engineers improve transportation infrastructure's safety, efficiency, and environmental impact.

Transportation & traffic planning software is a type of software that helps transportation planners and engineers to plan, design, and manage transportation networks. This software can be used to:

a. Data analysis: Transportation & traffic planning software can be used to analyze traffic data.
   This data can be used to identify trends, improve traffic flow, and make informed decisions
    about transportation planning.
b. Visualization: Transportation & traffic planning software can be used to create realistic
    visualizations of transportation networks. This can be used to communicate traffic conditions
    to stakeholders and to improve public understanding of transportation issues.
c. Integration with other software: Transportation & traffic planning software can be integrated
    with other software, such as GIS software and asset management software. This gives
    transportation planners and engineers a more complete view of the transportation network.

Highway design software is a type of software that helps civil engineers to design the geometric features of highways. This includes the alignment, cross-sections, and slopes of highways. Highway geometric design software can be used to:

a. Analyze the geometric features of highways: Highway geometric design software can be used
   to analyze the geometric features of highways. This helps to ensure that highways are designed
    for safety and efficiency
b. Create 2D and 3D models of highways: Highway geometric design software can be used to
    create 2D and 3D models of highways. This allows engineers to visualize their designs and test
    different design options.
c. Generate reports and documentation: Highway geometric design software can be used to
    generate reports and documentation of highway designs. This helps to ensure that designs are
    compliant with standards and regulations.

In summary, highway engineering design software and traffic & transport planning software are vital tools for optimizing highway construction and planning processes. They enable engineers and planners to design efficient and safe highways, optimize traffic flow, minimize costs, and incorporate environmental considerations, ultimately leading to well-designed and sustainable transportation infrastructure.


BIODATA OF SPEAKER

Ir. Ts. Syed Khairi Syed Abbas holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering with Honours (2009) and a Master's in Civil Engineering (2012). He is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM) and a Professional Technologist with the Malaysian Board of Technologists (MBOT). He is a Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM). He has been actively involved as a Committee Member in the Highway Transportation Engineering Technical Division (HTETD, IEM) since 2015. With over 14 years of working experience, he has spent 7+ years in the academic sector, focusing on management, administration, research, programme accreditation, teaching, and learning activities. Additionally, he has accumulated over 7+ years of industry engineering practice in civil engineering, particularly in traffic, highway, and transportation planning.

Mr. Kughanathan's impressive 20-year tenure at Astasoft Sdn Bhd is a testament to his unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service. As the Director of Sales and Customer Support, he has leveraged his expertise in road design, software customization, and engineering applications to build and manage high- performing sales teams. His ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships has helped solidify Astasoft's position as a leader in the industry. With a B.Eng (Civil) Hons degree from USM in 2002, Mr. Kughanathan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project he undertakes.

Fatin `Amirah Azmi graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Geomatics Science (Hons.) from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) in 2012. With a career spanning approximately 12+ years, she has gained extensive experience in the transportation and traffic planning field. Throughout these years, she actively participated in various traffic and transportation planning projects, focusing on conducting Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) studies and Transport & Highway Master Plan studies. Fatin `Amirah has also developed and implemented macro-simulation models using the EMME software. Her proficiency in using this software has allowed her to contribute to the accurate modelling and analysis of transportation systems. She is
dedicated to utilizing her expertise to optimize traffic flow, improve transportation networks, and enhance overall transportation efficiency.


Limited to 93 participants only (first come basis) and confirmation email will be sent for successful registration latest by 03 July  2024 @ 5.00 PM


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Member Type Normal Rate
(RM)
Online Rate
(RM)
DISTINGUISHED HONORARY FELLOW 150.00 125.00
HONORARY FELLOW 150.00 125.00
FELLOW 150.00 125.00
DISTINGUISHED MEMBER 150.00 125.00
SENIOR MEMBER 150.00 125.00
MEMBER 150.00 125.00
HONORARY MEMBER 150.00 125.00
SENIOR GRADUATE 90.00 75.00
GRADUATE 90.00 75.00
INCORPORATED MEMBER 90.00 75.00
AFFILIATE 90.00 75.00
ASSOCIATE MEMBER 90.00 75.00
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST GRADUATE 90.00 75.00
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN GRADUATE 90.00 75.00
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST MEMBER 90.00 75.00
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN MEMBER 90.00 75.00
STUDENT 50.00 40.00
Non IEM Member 300.00 240.00

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