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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

  • Asset Management & Pavement Preservation
  • Innovative Materials and Technology
  • ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies
  • Road User Charging
  • Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs): Readying our Road Infrastructure
  • Decarbonizing the Road Transport Sector
  • Vison Zero - Towards Zero Deaths
  • AI for Transportation Asset Management

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.

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

Call for Abstracts and Presentations (No Paper Required)

1. Asset Management

  • Pavement & Bridge Management systems (research and implementations)
  • AI for Asset Management
  • Integrated Asset Management
  • Maintenance, repair, and replacement techniques
  • Bridge Management & Maintenanc

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
  • Vulnerable Road Users

3. ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies

  • 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
  • ITS for Climate Mitigation

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.)
  • Reducing the carbon footprint of road pavements
  • Recycled and waste materials
  • Fiber reinforced polymers
  • 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
  • Climate change adaptation actions for road infrastructure
  • 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

7. 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

8. Freight

  • Freight: Monitoring and regulation to reduce overloading and associated road network damage
  • Greening Freight Transport
  • Application of emerging technologies in freight transport and logistics

Important Deadlines
April 24 – Abstract Submission Deadline
May 22 – 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 Members): 30 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft)
Exhibitor: 35 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft)

Exhibition (Raw Space)
Exhibitor (IRF Members:) 23 USD per sqft (Min 200 sqft)
Exhibitor (Raw Space): 27 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

Floor Plan

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

SPONSORSHIP RATES

 PlatinumGoldSilverBronzePatron
MEMBER COST $50,000$25,000$15,000 $10,000$7,500
NON-MEMBER COST$60,000$30,000 $20,000 $15,000$10,000
NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS 88533
EXHIBIT SPACE (Space Only)20x20 sq. ft20x20 sq. ft10x20 sq. ft10x10 sq. ft-
OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENTOpening Session
VIP LOUNGE SPONSOR
SPONSORSHIP RECOGNITION AT COFFEE BREAK 
GALA DINNER SPONSORSHIP
(IRF 75th Anniversary)
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MATERIALS IN CONFERENCE BRIEFCASE
MATCHMAKING SUPPORT
ADVANCED PUBLICATION/WEBSITE LINK
LOGO RECOGNITION AT EVENT
DEDICATED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS ACROSS LINKEDIN & TWITTER1510522
DATABASE OF DELEGATES
PRIVATE MEETING ROOM ACCESS

Venue

Arizona State University

  Address: 975 S. Myrtle Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281

   https://www.asu.edu/

More Information

Magid Elabyad, Senior Vice President

+1 703 535 1001

melabyad@irf.global

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

Details

Start:
November 14
End:
November 17
Venue:
Arizona State University
Address:
Memorial Union Building
Phoenix, AZ United States

Event Type:
Cost:
Registration Fees: (Opens Feb 14)

IRF MEMBERS
Delegates: $700
Speakers: $550

NON MEMBERS
Delegates: $900
Speakers: $600

US Government / City & State Officials: $400

Students / IRF Fellows: $200
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Organizer:
Magid Elabyad
Phone:
+1 703 535 1001
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