International Road Federation

The International Road Federation is a global not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Washington, DC since 1948 and supported by regional offices throughout the world. The IRF serves a network of public and private sector members in more than 70 countries by providing world-class knowledge resources, advocacy services, and continuing education programs which together offer a global marketplace for best practices and industry solutions.

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Congresses & Conferences

12th IRF Caribbean Regional Congress

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jul 30 – Aug 2, 2024

IRF Global R2T Conference & Exhibition

Orlando, USA
Dec 10 – 13, 2024

Executive Training & Online Courses

Pavement Design, Management & Preservation

Barcelona, Spain
Mar 2 – 8, 2024

Road Operations, Maintenance & Life-Cycle in PPPs

Amsterdam, NL
Apr 20 – 26, 2024

SRD: Making Roads Safe for All Users

Alexandria, USA
Apr 22 – 26, 2024

Construction Supervision For Road Projects

Alexandria, USA
Apr 29 – May 3, 2024

Design & Construction of Road Tunnels

Brussels, Belgium
May 4 – 10, 2024

Performance-Based Contracts Executive Seminar

Alexandria, USA
May 6 – 15, 2024

Bridge Management & Inspection

Online Training,
May 13 – 23, 2024

Road Safety Audits and Safe Roads by Design

Amsterdam, NL
May 18 – 24, 2024

Practical Data Science for Roadway Professionals

Online Training,
May 27 – Jun 6, 2024

Latest News

IRF Global R2T Conference: Call for Papers/Presentations Open! February 20, 2024 - The International Road Federation (IRF Global) has officially announced the ‘Call for Papers’ for the upcoming IRF Global R2T Conference,… ... Read More

Over 800 Delegates Converge at the IRF R2T Global Conference December 1, 2023 - The International Road Federation (IRF Global) recently convened the IRF Global R2TConference in Phoenix, Arizona, drawing over 800 stakeholders from… ... Read More

Press Release: IRF Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA) Honor Outstanding Achievements in Transportation Excellence November 17, 2023 - The International Road Federation (IRF Global) is proud to announce the recipients of the prestigious IRF Global Road Achievement Awards,… ... Read More

Press Release: Passing of Former IRF Global Chairman Brian J. Stearman August 28, 2023 - The global transportation industry mourns the loss of an exemplary leader, Brian J. Stearman, who passed away on August 23,… ... Read More

Industry News

Cutting-Edge Focus on “Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAVS): Readying Our Road Infrastructure” at the Upcoming IRF Global R2T Conference & Exhibition - The IRF Global R2T Conference, scheduled for November 14-17, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona, promises to be the epicenter of groundbreaking… ... Read More
Mohammed bin Rashid inaugurates AED590 million Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre at Al Barsha - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,… ... Read More
Management Practices for Safer Roads App launched - With the aim of contributing to advance road safety, the United Nations Institute for Training And Research (UNITAR) developed the… ... Read More
Dr. Bill Sowell leading Intertraffic Webinar 25 August 2020 - Dr. Bill Sowell, Senior Vice Chairman of the IRF and President of Argonaut International Consulting, Inc. will lead a list… ... Read More
Professorship to expand ASU pavement engineering research - IRF Member FORTA partners with Arizona State University to jointly advance stronger pavement materials that make roadways safer and more… ... Read More

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