Report of EASTS & EASTS-Japan 20th Anniversary International Symposium

“Future of Transportation in Asia”

Under the auspice of
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Governemnt, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, The Japan Society of Transportation Economics, Institution for Transport Policy Studies and Association for Planning and Transportation Studies

Sponsored by
East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.


EASTS & EASTS-Japan 20th Anniversary International Symposium, titled as “Future of Transportation in Asia“, was successfully held in Tokyo on October 24th, 2014.


308 participants from many sectors in the EASTS countries had attended this event, including 71 students.


The program of the symposium is on EASTS & EASTS-Japan 20th Anniversary International Symposium.


Presentation files are available as below;

[Invited Speech]

[Special Speech]

[The President’s Speech]

[Session on Asian International Cooperation]

[The Footprint -20 years of Asia and EASTS-]

[Session on Asian Transportation Research]

[Comprehensive session on future transportation of Asia]


[Notice] When you cite information from these slides in your works, please include author, title of presentation, name, date and place of symposium, and web address (complete URL) in your reference section, e.g.;

Tetsuro Tomita: The JR East Group “Ever Onward” -Thriving with Communities, Growing Grobally-, EASTS & EASTS-Japan 20th Anniversary International Symposium: Future of Transportation in Asia, Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), October 24th, 2014, Tokyo,

(reported by Naohisa OKAMOTO and Naoyuki TOMARI, Nov. 14, 2014)