EASTS was founded in November 1994 by transportation experts from Eastern Asia region. Currently the society is composed by 19 member domestic societies, including TSSM representing Malaysia.
EASTS organise conferences every two years. The last one EAST2017 was held in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. The next one EAST2019 will held in Sri Lanka, the 19th Domestic Societies member of EAST (who is not yet included in the chart to the left).
See also: EAST brochure version 2016-2017 (pdf) .