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The Future of Roadways: Green, Equitable, Intelligent & Integrated

The IRF Global R2T Conference has quickly established itself as a top destination for global innovators and decision-makers in the roads and mobility sector.

For road and transport authorities the IRF R2T Conference is the ideal place to learn and share best practices about the latest technologies and solutions.

For researchers, it is an ideal platform to share their research with their peers and the sector as a whole.

For the private sector, it is an opportunity to make the right business contacts and to showcase their innovations and services. For everyone in the sector, it is a place to learn and network with professionals and decision-makers.

Topics

  • Game-Changing Trends in Road & Bridge Construction
  • ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies
  • Equipping Roads for Electric & Autonomous Mobility
  • Decarbonizing the Road Transport Sector
  • Vison Zero - Towards Zero Deaths
  • AI for Transportation Asset Management
  • Green Procurement

Program features

  • Keynotes delivered by the sector’s foremost thought leaders
  • Specialized sessions
  • Cutting-edge scientific program
  • Business networking events

Why Participate? 

Share: R2T is the international meeting point where leading industry innovators, researchers, and stakeholders acquire essential engineering & business insights, and help build tomorrow's transportation infrastructure today.

Engage: R2T will push the boundaries of 21st century roads & mobility. Meet global thought leaders and discover pioneering concepts through our program of live demonstrations and applied knowledge sessions.

Grow: Place your company's brand, technologies and services at center stage during R2T and gain exposure in front of top decision makers, government officials and buyers worldwide.

Headline Speakers

Michael Sakata

President & CEO | Maryland Transportation Builders & Materials Association

Dr. Bill Sowell

President | Argonaut International Consulting, Inc. | IRF Senior Vice Chairman

Randell Iwasaki

Leader | State & Local Transportation at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Dr. Kamil Kaloush

FORTA Professor in Pavement Engineering | Arizona State University Chair | IRF Global Scientific Committee

Paul C. Ajegba

Director | Michigan Department of Transportation

Taylor W.P. Lochrane

Chief Scientist | U.S. Department of Transportation | Highly Automated Systems Safety Center of Excellence | Office of the Chief Science Officer & Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology

Who Should Attend 

  • Construction Contractors, Engineers & Managers
  • Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors
  • Highway Agency & Municipal Staff in charge of tenders
  • Highway Agency & Transportation Officials
  • Design Consultants, Engineers & Managers
  • Engineering Services Professionals
  • Transport Research Institutes
  • University Researchers and Professors
  • Traffic Technology and ITS Consultants, Engineers and Managers

Message from the Conference Scientific & Technical Committee Chairs

The nexus of rapid technological innovation and strong global policy emphasis on sustainability, resilience, and digitization has made it ever more important to share experiences and knowledge through mediums like the IRF. This global R2T conference offers researchers and practitioners an opportunity to showcase their groundbreaking work and innovation research that is revolutionizing the sector.

Dr. Kamil Kaloush, Professor, Arizona State University
Dr. Mohammad Sayyar, Agile Assets

Call for Abstracts and Presentations (No Paper Required)

The Scientific & Technical Committee of IRF has selected 7 tracks for inclusion in the international call for Papers::
1. Asset Management
Pavement & Bridge management systems (research and implementations)
AI for Predictive Maintenance
Integrated Asset Management
Maintenance, repair, and replacement techniques
Bridge Management & Maintenance

2. Towards Zero Deaths
AI for Road Safety
Road Risk Diagnosis & Road Safety Audit
Advances in rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible barriers
High-Friction Surface Treatments (HFSTs)
Lane marking and retro-reflectivity
Workzone &Temporary Traffic Control Safety

3. ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies
ITS for Climate Mitigation
Advanced Traffic Management
Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Deployment scenarios for CAVs
City Street & Highway Design for CAVs
Advances in Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) Communications

4. Innovative Materials and Technology
Concrete Materials (ultra-high-performance concrete, self-healing concrete, etc.).
Asphalt concrete (Superpave mixture designs, warm mixtures, use of fibers, polymers, crumb rubber, etc.)
Recycled and waste materials
Fiber reinforced polymers
Curing compounds
Nano-materials in infrastructure projects and surface treatments

5. Environmental Management & Climate Resilience
Weather-resilient transport infrastructure
Natural Disaster Recovery
GHG reduction strategies in the transport sector
Energy-efficient Roads
Greener transport national strategies & case studies

6. Road User Charging & Travel Demand Management
Technologies for Travel Demand Management
Road Pricing
Road Pricing for Freight
Effectiveness of Distance Based Charging
Technologies for Urban Road Pricing

6. Structural Design
Girder bridges with superior structural performance
Arch bridges, suspension, and cable-stayed bridges
Standard Bridge Solutions
New Technologies in Accelerated Bridge Construction
Value engineering

Important Deadlines

May 18 – Abstract Submission Deadline
May 27 – Abstract Acceptance Notification
July 29 - Paper Submission Deadline (Optional to be published in a Scopus indexed IRF Publication)
September 1 – Paper Acceptance Notification

Submit your Abstract

Download the Paper Submission Template

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.

Exhibit Rates

Pipe & Drape

Exhibitor (IRF /MTBMA Member): 30 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft)
Exhibitor: 45 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft)

Exhibition (Raw Space)
Exhibitor (IRF Member /MTBMA Member:) 23 USD per sqft (Min 200 sqft)
Exhibitor (Raw Space): 33 USD per sqft (Min 200 sqft)

BOOTH PACKAGE INCLUDES (per 100 SqFt)
• Pipe and drape (Linear booths include three side walls. Peninsula booths only have a back wall.)
• Identification sign (Linear Booths)
• Inclusion in the printed and online directory
• 1 Conference Registration
• 5 Exhibitor Passes
• 2 chairs, 1 table, & 1 electrical socket

RESERVER A BOOTH

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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

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Official Venue & Accommodation Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

  Address: 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
Phone: +1 844 631 0595

   https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasak-the-mayflower-hotel-autograph-collection

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More Information

Magid Elabyad, Vice President International Programs & Member Services

+1 703 535 1001

melabyad@irf.global

International Road Federation
Madison Place
500 Montgomery Street
Fifth Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
USA

Details

Start:
October 31
End:
November 3
Venue:
The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address:
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC, DC 20036 United States

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Phone:
+1 703 535 1001
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Cost:
IRF / MTBMA MEMBERS
Delegates: $750
Speakers: $550

NON MEMBERS
Delegates: $950
Speakers: $600

US Government / City & State Officials: $300
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