On behalf of the National traffic Safety committee and the Ministry of Transport of Vietnam, I would like to express my warmest greetings to all of you and my great pleasure to invite you to the upcoming 12th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (12th EASTS) which will be held from 18th September to 21 September 2017 in both Ho Chi Minh city and Binh Duong city, Vietnam.
Since its establishment in 1994, EASTS has been one of the most pretigious science research organizations which has tremendous valuable contribution to both research and practice to transportation sector.
Researches in transportation which are published on the Easts journal are great documents for reference not only for Asia but also for other countries in the world.
This year conference theme “Vision and action plan towards Safe, green and integrated transport” has showed the critical need of enhancing the safety and sustainability of transportation and also the determination and increasing important role of the EASTS in order to find the best solutions to issues in transportation of related countries and the worldwide.
We highly appreciate constructive initiatives, discussions and valuable suggestions from this conference.
Once again, on behalf of National traffic safety Committee and The Ministry of Transport of Vietnam, I wish the conference a outstanding success and unforgetable memory of Vietnamese people’s hospitality and friendliness.
TRUONG QUANG NGHIA
Minister of Transport of Vietnam, standing Vice Chairman of National traffic safety committee