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Delivering Safer Roads by Design

The end of the first United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 marks the start of new forms of international collaboration to avert the continuing and growing epidemic of road traffic injuries, responsible for 1,350,000 fatalities per year.

In February 2020, Ministers from over 100 countries reaffirmed the objective to cut road fatalities by at least 50% from 2020 to 2030, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. On August 31, 2020, the UN General Assembly reaffirmed this goal in a resolution which further calls on countries to “ensure the safety and protection of all road users through safer road infrastructure by taking into account the needs of motorized and non-motorized transport, especially on the highest-risk roads, through a combination of proper planning and safety assessment, including through identification of crash-prone areas, design, building and maintenance of roads, signal systems and other infrastructure”.

Key to the successful implementation of these commitments is the acknowledgement that no level of death or serious injury is acceptable. “Vision Zero” principles, which take human fallibility and vulnerability into account, must therefore guide the design and management of road networks.

Join the International Road Federation (IRF) and key road safety specialists to collectively understand what “Vision Zero” means for Africa’s road planners & builders.

Headline Topics

  • Road Safety Leadership
  • Organizing the delivery of Road Infrastructure Safety
  • Funding Road Infrastructure Safety
  • Adopting Safe Design Guidelines & Standards
  • Road risk diagnosis tools
  • Speed management & enforcement
  • Forgiving Roads
  • Workzone Safety

Event Objectives

  • Align regional programs with Global Road Safety Targets
  • Make a compelling case for safety funding through sustainable mechanisms
  • Promote Multi-Stakeholder Consensus and inter-agency coordination
  • Focus on road deficiencies that lead to severe and fatal injuries in Africa
  • Apply systematic risk assessment across all user categories and identify data sources available to support decision-making
  • Correctly specify road safety countermeasures including performance evaluation criteria
  • Develop regional Safer Road Infrastructure Strategies and supporting Action Plans

Who Should Attend 

  • African Road Agencies & Road Maintenance Funds
  • Construction Contractors, Engineers & Managers
  • Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors
  • Design Consultants, Engineers & Managers
  • Engineering Services Professionals
  • Transport Research Institutes
  • University Researchers and Professors
  • International Development Specialists & Financing Institutions
  • Students

Prof. Charles Adams

Director | Transport Research and Education Center Kumasi

Michael G. Dreznes

Executive Vice President | International Road Federation

Nicholas Worrel

Director of the Office of Safety Advocacy | National Transportation Safety Board

Juliet Adu

Country Manager | AMEND

Stefan Lotter

Director | Sustainable African Solutions

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS & RATES

IRF has procured an interactive virtual meeting platform that allows attendees from anywhere in the world to visit the exhibits, and sponsors to connect individually with attendees. Sponsors will receive advanced information on participating delegates and will be able to pre-schedule online meeting rooms and real-time product demonstrations.
For an overview of sponsorship packages, please contact Magid Elabyad melabyad@irf.global

PLATINUM LEVEL ($10,000)

Twenty free registrations
Brand Elevation

  • Opportunity to show a 1- 2-minute video highlighting firm’s capabilities
  • Recognition as a lead sponsor at the beginning of each day
  • Lead recognition and logo placement in all event-related communications, website and conference rooms
  • Recognition to IRF’s Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook followers

Program Content

  • Introduce speakers for one general session
  • Host a 60/90 minute Sponsored Session

Attendee Engagement

  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to attendee list in advance of the event and support in pre-scheduling one-on-one business development meetings
  • Share “virtual” business cards through direct options with attendees
  • Targeted Email with content of your choice

GOLD LEVEL ($7,500)

Fifteen free registrations
Brand Elevation

  • Recognition and logo placement in all event-related communications, website and sponsor slide
  • Recognition to IRF’s Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook followers

Program Content

  • Introduce speakers for one general session
  • Host a 60/90 minute Sponsored Session

Attendee Engagement

  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to attendee list in advance of the event and support in pre-scheduling one-on-one business development meetings
  • Share “virtual” business cards through direct options with attendees
  • Targeted Email with content of your choice

SILVER LEVEL ($5,000)

Ten free registrations
Brand Elevation

  • Recognition and logo placement in all event-related communications, website and sponsor slide
  • Recognition to IRF’s Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook followers

Program Content

  • Introduce speakers for one general session
  • Host a 60-minute Sponsored Session

Attendee Engagement

  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Access to attendee list in advance of the event and support in pre-scheduling one-on-one business development meetings
  • Share “virtual” business cards through direct options with attendees

BRONZE LEVEL ($2,500)

Five free registrations
Brand Elevation

  • Recognition and logo placement in all event-related communications, website and sponsor slide
  • Recognition to IRF’s Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook followers

Attendee Engagement

  • Virtual Exhibit Booth
  • Share “virtual” business cards through direct options with attendees

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:
December 1
End:
December 3
Venue:
Virtual Conference
Address:
Virtual Conference,
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Phone:
+1 703 535 1001
Event Type:
Cost:
IRF MEMBERS
USD $200

NON MEMBERS
USD $400

PUBLIC SECTOR
Complimentary
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Organizer:
Magid Elabyad
Phone:
+1 703 535 1001
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