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5th IRF Asia-Pacific Regional Congress & 12th Malaysian Road Conference & Exhibition 2024

Nov 5 - Nov 7

| $525 – $955

About

“Driving Innovation for Better Roads”

Explore innovation at the 5th IRF Asia-Pacific Regional Congress and the 12th Malaysian Road Conference & Exhibition, a landmark gathering focused on advancing road and mobility networks. This event is dedicated to examining the future of road infrastructure, emphasizing Inclusivity, resilience, sustainability, and safety, enhanced by the impact of digital technologies. It provides a valuable platform for technical discussions and the sharing of knowledge, bringing together professionals from various sectors, development agencies, and a broad spectrum of technical experts. With the theme “Driving Innovation for Better Roads,” the Congress aims to share the latest insights and technical solutions, serving as a resourceful meeting point for those engaged in the technical development and innovation of road and mobility networks.

Who will attend?

  • Road Agency Engineers and Managers
  • Engineering Consultants\Road Contractors
  • Providers of Cutting-edge Technology
  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • Financial Institutions and Investors
  • Researchers and Academics

Conference Highlights

  • Keynote Speeches: Gain insights from the sector’s foremost thought leaders.
  • Interactive Sessions: Participate in specialized sessions and a scientifically advanced program.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with professionals and decision-makers at business networking events.
  • Exhibition: Experience an exhibition showcasing the top innovate companies and service providers globally.

Themes:

  • Strategic Asset Management: Elevating Efficiency and Longevity in Road Networks
  • Achieving Road Safety Excellence: Embracing the “Vision Zero” Philosophy
  • Advancements in Road Safety Products and Technologies: Harnessing Innovation for Enhanced Protection and Prevention
  • Leveraging AI for Road Infrastructure: Pioneering Smart Management and Maintenance Solutions
  • Towards Zero Emissions: Strategies for Decarbonizing Road Transport
  • The Future of Road and Bridge Construction: Exploring Cutting-Edge Techniques and Trends
  • Eco-Friendly Road Initiatives: Paving the Way for Sustainable and Green Infrastructure
  • Revolutionizing Pavement with Green Materials: Innovations for Sustainability and Durability
  • Smart Mobility Infrastructure: Adapting Road Networks for the Era of Smart Cities and Autonomous Vehicles

Agenda

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts and Presentations (No Paper Required)

Download the Paper Submission Template

The Technical and Scientific Committee for the 5th International Road Federation (IRF) Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, alongside the 12th Malaysian Road Conference (MRC) & Exhibition, taking place from November 5 to 7, 2024, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, extends a warm invitation to surface transportation experts and researchers globally to submit abstracts for consideration. This Congress stands as the premier regional forum for the exchange of knowledge and global networking, attracting high-level stakeholders and transportation professionals from across the world.

We welcome submissions from interested presenters and authors on a diverse range of topics. Selected top-graded papers will have the distinguished opportunity to be published within a specialty Scopus Indexed publication, providing significant visibility and impact in the field of surface transportation.

Abstract Topics

  • Strategic Asset Management: Elevating Efficiency and Longevity in Road Networks
    • Lifecycle Cost Analysis for Optimal Investment
    • Predictive Maintenance and Condition Monitoring
    • Integration of GIS and Asset Management Tools
    • Risk Management in Asset Strategy
  • Achieving Road Safety Excellence: Embracing the “Vision Zero” Philosophy
    • Behavioral Change Strategies for Road Users
    • Designing Roads for Safety: Engineering and Urban Planning
    • Impact of Legislation and Enforcement on Road Safety
    • Community Engagement and Education Initiatives
  • Leveraging AI for Road Infrastructure: Pioneering Smart Management and Maintenance Solutions
    • AI in Traffic Management and Flow Optimization
    • Predictive Analytics for Infrastructure Health
    • Automated Incident Detection and Response Systems
    • Machine Learning for Pavement Condition Assessment
  • Towards Zero Emissions: Strategies for Decarbonizing Road Transport
    • Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure and Policy
    • Low-carbon Fuel Alternatives and Technologies
    • Emission Reduction Strategies for Heavy-Duty Vehicles
    • Urban Planning and Modal Shift to Reduce Road Transport Emissions
  • The Future of Road and Bridge Construction: Exploring Cutting-Edge Techniques and Trends
    • Innovative Materials and Smart Sensors in Construction
    • 3D Printing and Modular Construction Methods
    • Sustainability in Construction Practices
    • Resilience Building Against Natural Disasters
  • Eco-Friendly Road Initiatives: Paving the Way for Sustainable and Green Infrastructure
    • Green Corridors and Wildlife Crossings
    • Stormwater Management and Permeable Pavements
    • Carbon Sequestration Projects in Roadside Environments
    • Renewable Energy Integration in Road Infrastructure
  • Revolutionizing Pavement with Green Materials: Innovations for Sustainability and Durability
    • Recycled and Bio-based Pavement Materials
    • Cool Pavements for Urban Heat Island Mitigation
    • Long-life Pavements: Design and Material Innovations
    • Self-healing Materials for Pavement Longevity
  • Smart Mobility Infrastructure: Adapting Road Networks for the Era of Smart Cities and Autonomous Vehicles
    • V2X Communication Systems and Technologies
    • Infrastructure Adaptations for Autonomous Vehicle Operations
    • Smart Parking Solutions and Urban Mobility
    • Data-Driven Traffic Management for Dynamic Urban Environments

Important Deadlines
June 12 – Abstract Submission Deadline
June 26 – Abstract Acceptance Notification
July 31 – Paper Submission Deadline (Optional to be published in a Scopus indexed IRF Publication)
September 2 – Paper Acceptance Notification

Download the Paper Submission Template

Exhibition

Place your company’s brand, products and services at center stage during this high-level industry event. With an exhibit or sponsorship package you can build greater market awareness by increasing your exposure in front of top decision makers, government officials and buyers who are directly involved with road and transport infrastructure industry programs.

Exhibition Rates (Exhibition Sales Open April 15):

BOOTH PACKAGE INCLUDES (Per 9m2)

  • Side / back panels and facia board with exhibitor’s name
  • One table
  • Two (2) units folding chairs
  • One (1) unit 13 amps single phase socket
  • Two (2) units 40w fluorescent lights
  • One (1) wastepaper basket

IRF Member (Shell Scheme) –  300 USD per sqm (Minimum 9m2)
Non-Member (Shell Scheme) – 360 USD per sqm (Minimum 9m2)

Exhibit Hours:

November 5: 9:00  – 5:00 PM
November 6: 9:00  – 5:00 PM
November 7: 9:00 – 5:00 PM

Sponsorship

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS & RATES

Place your company’s brand, products and services at center stage during this high-level industry event. With an exhibit or sponsorship package you can build greater market awareness by increasing your exposure in front of top decision makers, government officials and buyers who are directly involved with road and transport infrastructure industry programs.

For more information and sponsorship inquiries, please contact Magid Elabyad: melabyad@IRF.global

SPONSORSHIP RATES

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MEMBER COST $25,000$15,000 $10,000$3,000
NON-MEMBER COST$30,000 $20,000 $12,000 -
NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS 10431
EXHIBITION6*6 m26*3 m23*3 m2
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MATCHMAKING SUPPORT
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MATERIALS IN BAGS
DEDICATED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTST ACROSS Linkedin & Twitter & Facebook

Conference Venue & Hotel

Venue

World Trade Center
Kuala Lumpur

  Address: 41, Jalan Tun Ismail, Chow Kit, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Recommended Hotels

There are numerous hotels with various star ratings within the vicinity of the Congress venue. Delegates wishing to stay in the following hotels closest to the Congress venue are advised to communicate directly with the hotels for their requirements.

SERI PACIFIC HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR

  Address: Jalan Putra, Chow Kit, 50350 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

www.seripacifichotel.com
resv@seripacific.com
+603 4042 5555

SUNWAY PUTRA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR

  Address: 41, Jalan Tun Ismail, Chow Kit, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

putra.sunwayhotels.com
bookroomsph@sunwayhotels.com
+603 4040 9888