ASCE's Japan Section was established in 1988.
ASCE is one of the three founding organizations of the Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC), together with the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) and the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE). ACECC now has 15 organizational members with JSCE providing the permanent secretariat to the Council.
ACECC organizes the Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (CECAR), which is held every three years in one of the 15 countries participating in ACECC. CECAR 9 was held in Goa, India, September 21-23, 2022.