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February 2018

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

This PPP workshop will involve a detailed discussion of key success factors such as building capacity within the public and private sector, the necessary policy & legal frameworks, optimal risk sharing practices, and available tools to assess the financial viability of projects. In addition, the program will examine successful examples from both emerging and developed economies and present practices and tools that can be utilized under different country conditions.

December 2017
13
Dec
Dec 13 – 15
Bogotá, Colombia
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5th Latin America Regional Congress

IRF announces its 5th Latin America Regional Congress will be held in Bogotá, Colombia December 13-15, 2017. The Hotel NH Bogotá Metrotel Royal will host the prestigious event.

04
Dec
Dec 04 – 08
Alexandria, USA
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Safer Roads by Design: Engineering Solutions

The Safer Roads By Design™: Across Six Continents Seminar is one of the most comprehensive road safety training programs in the world. Experts from a variety of countries will present best practices and state of the art technologies in Roadside Safety, Work Zone Safety, Vulnerable User Safety, Traffic Management and Road Safety Audits over a 5-day period. The purpose of this training program is to help road authorities understand what can be done to help them meet their Decade of Action commitment to reduce fatalities 50 percent by 2020. The training program will focus on: Roadside Safety, Work Zone Safety, Vulnerable User Safety, and Road Safety Audits.

November 2017
15
Nov
Nov 15 – 17
Goyang, Korea, Republic Of
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Road System Resilience to Climate Change & Extreme Weather Events

Action is needed to diagnose systemic weaknesses and adapt transport systems to withstand expected climate impacts such as changes in rainfall, flooding, and sea-level rise as well as extreme weather events. This requires a better understanding of existing vulnerability assessment tools, cost-effective engineering measures and technologies all designed to ensure robustness, redundancy and resilience are designed into road networks.

08
Nov
Nov 08 – 10
Kiev, Ukraine
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Safer Roads by Design – Ukraine

New unsafe roads are being designed and built because national standards are out of date and or road authorities and design engineering cons lasting firms are unaware of today’s safety best practices and new state of the art technologies. In response, the IRF has created a complete and comprehensive world class safety workshop — Safer Roads by Design™ — built to leave a lasting impression on attendees. Its intent is to introduce concepts that can be used to prevent accidents, as well as concepts that will help reduce the severity of accidents.

05
Nov
Nov 05 – 15
Orlando, USA
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Performance-Based Contracts Executive Seminar

The International Road Federation is hosting an Executive Seminar on Performance-Based Contracts November 5 – 15, 2017 in Orlando, Florida USA.

October 2017
29
Oct
Oct 29 – 31
Dubai, UAE
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IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition

This 5th IRF Middle East Regional Congress with address the specific needs of the region by bringing together industry leaders, experts and decision-makers. The Middle East has a rapidly expanding road infrastructure and the resources to invest in the new and improved technology.

September 2017
26
Sep
Sep 26 – 27
Istanbul, Turkey
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Winter Maintenance

The IRF Winter Roads Maintenance Workshop will offer participants information about best practices for winter road maintenance with a focus on managing snow and ice on roadways. These practices will help road agencies save resources, time, and will help preserve the environment. Top international practitioners and technology providers will be on hand to provide instruction and guidance for the delegates.

Vulnerable Road User Safety

This course discusses the reasons pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, public transportation vehicles and non-motorized vehicles are involved in impacts that result in fatalities and serious injuries. The corrective actions, including education, enforcement and engineering actions that can be taken to reduce these impacts are also presented in detail.

August 2017
29
Aug
Aug 29 – 31
Alexandria, USA
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Road Safety Audits

The training course will cover the principles, concepts and components of Road Safety Audits . The workshop contents will be based on well-accepted literature and on the hands-on experiences of the instructor.

08
Aug
Aug 08 – 11
Kuala Lumpur, MY
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Asphalt Materials and Strategies for Managing and Maintaining Your Pavements

Better ride quality, safer roads, reduced fuel consumption, lower emissions and longer service life are among the tangible benefits that derive from proper techniques and strategies for maintaining your asphalt pavements. With this in mind, IRF is pleased to announce that it will hold this hands-on Executive Seminar with goal providing delegates with world-class guidance on Asphalt & Emulsion Binders, Aggregates, Pavement Condition Surveys, and Asphalt Pavement Maintenance Techniques.

02
Aug
11:00 – 12:30
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Webinar: The Inclusive and Green Rural Road: Contributions to the SUM4ALL Initiative

Webinar Overview The Inclusive and Green Rural Road: Contributions to the SUM4ALL Initiative A refreshing new initiative has started: the SUM4ALL – carried by the World Bank and others – to bring about a transformation in the global transport sector: greener, more efficient, safer. What is on the anvil is a new vision on rural roads and transport as development vectors, as breakthroughs for change, as instruments for inclusive green growth not mere carriers of people and commodities. This webinar…

July 2017
17
Jul
Jul 17 – 19
Pretoria, South Africa
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Managing Infrastructure Assets

The training will cover the principles, concepts, components, techniques and benefits of managing infrastructure assets. The contents will be based on well-accepted best practices and on the hands-on experience of the instructor. The workshop will teach the most relevant best practices as they relate to strategic asset management, tactical & technical asset management planning and operational asset management & service delivery.

11
Jul
Jul 11 – 13
Windhoek, Namibia
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2nd IRF Africa Regional Congress

The Congress will serve as a means to deliver world-class knowledge resources and practical guidance across shared transportation challenges specifically road safety and infrastructure asset management. It will bring together regional and local industry stakeholders from government, academia, multilateral banks, civil society and the private sector to help find solutions to the region’s transportation challenges.

June 2017
06
Jun
Jun 06 – 08
Abuja, Nigeria
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Road Safety Audits & Effective Countermeasures

The training course will cover the principles, concepts and components of Road Safety Audits & Effective Countermeasure. The workshop contents will be based on well-accepted literature and on the hands-on experiences of the instructor.

May 2017
31
May
11:00 – 12:30
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Webinar: Distracted/Drowsy Driving – Mitigating a Killer

Whether from smart phones used in conversation or texting to drowsiness brought on by too many hours behind the wheel, inattentive drivers continue to kill at too high a rate. This webinar will discuss one of the scourges of driving: the distracted and/or drowsy driver.

24
May
May 24 – 25
Lisbon, Portugal
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24
May
May 24 – 25
Istanbul, Turkey
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Workshops on Deploying ITS

Road agencies across the world are quickening the pace of adoption of intelligent transport systems (ITS) as an integral part of national transport infrastructure strategies. Fast-motorizing countries in particular are moving from concept to reality at a more rapid pace, with important deployments of integrated systems in cities and on the national highway network.

17
May
May 17 – 19
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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6th Caribbean Regional Congress

This 6th IRF Caribbean Regional Congress will address the specific needs of the region by bringing together industry leaders, experts and decision-makers. The region has a rapidly expanding road infrastructure and the resources to invest in the new and improved technology.

16
May
11:00 – 12:30
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Webinar: Pavement Preservation

Pavement Preservation is a term that is used quite often but what does it really mean? This presentation by Jimmy Kendrick from Bergkamp will provide a clear and concise discussion of the Why, What, and How of Pavement Preservation for Asphalt Pavements.

April 2017
26
Apr
11:00 – 12:30
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Webinar: Climate Resilient Roads

Topics covered include: Climate Challenges and Impact on Pavements: Dr. Kamil Kaloush; New Nanotechnology for Climate-Resilient Flexible Pavements: Dr. Ajay Ranka; and Design for Next Generation Climate-resilient Pavements: Vivek Kane. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.

20
Apr
14:00 – 15:30
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Webinar: Asset Management for Low-Volume Roads

Smart phones are becoming useful in more and demanding applications. More accurate sensors, geo-positioning, powerful computing and cloud services is creating value in the road maintenance sector. The topic of this webinar is how smartphones can be used to monitor road roughness even on a highly variable unsealed network.

10
Apr
Apr 10 – 15
San Francisco, USA
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Asphalt Materials and Strategies for Managing and Maintaining Your Pavements

Better ride quality, safer roads, reduced fuel consumption, lower emissions and longer service life are among the tangible benefits that derive from proper techniques and strategies for maintaining your asphalt pavements. With this in mind, IRF is pleased to announce that it will hold this hands-on workshop with goal providing delegates with world-class guidance on Asphalt & Emulsion Binders, Aggregates and Pavement Condition Surveys and Asphalt Pavement Maintenance Techniques.

Road Safety Audits

Workshop attendees will receive the necessary theoretical background and applied practices, with specific application to the roads and highways of Qatar roads, to ensure their risk identification programs are effective and impactful.

March 2017
30
Mar
Mar 30 – 31
Malaga, Spain
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Road Network Safety Management

“Road Network Safety Management in Fast-Motorizing Economies” is a forum and certified workshop for road professionals aimed at delivering practical pathways to improved road safety performance through policies and measures that target recurrent road safety management and engineering weaknesses found in countries experiencing high growths in vehicle and motorcycle ownership.

22
Mar
Mar 22 – 24
Bali, Indonesia
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IRF Global Road Summit & 15th REAAA Conference

This IRF Global Road Summit will address the specific needs of the region by bringing together industry leaders, experts and decision-makers.

20
Mar
Mar 20 – 21
Bali, Indonesia
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PPPs in the Road Sector

This PPP workshop will involve a detailed discussion of key success factors such as building capacity within the public and private sector, the necessary policy & legal frameworks, optimal risk sharing practices, and available tools to assess the financial viability of projects. In addition, the program will examine successful examples from both emerging and developed economies and present practices and tools that can be utilized under different country conditions.

20
Mar
Mar 20 – 21
Bali, Indonesia
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VRU, WZ & RSA Workshop

New unsafe roads are being designed and built because national standards are out of date and/or road authorities and design engineering consulting firms are unaware of today’s safety best practices and new state of the art technologies. In response, the IRF has created a complete and comprehensive world class safety workshop — Safer Roads by Design™ — built to leave a lasting impression on attendees. Its intent is to introduce concepts that can be used to prevent crashes, as well as concepts that will help reduce the severity of crashes.

05
Mar
Mar 05 – 11
Amsterdam, NL
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Performance- Based Contracts Executive Seminar

The International Road Federation is hosting an Executive Seminar on Performance-Based Contracts March 5 – 11, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

February 2017
15
Feb
09:00 – 10:30
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Roadway Analytics: Improving Roadway Performance in Cities & Across Strategic Road Networks

What if you could carry out on-demand traffic analysis to identify bottlenecks on your road network and visualize the results of roadway improvement projects?
Join the IRF’s upcoming webinar to learn how forward-looking organizations are being equipped with the insight, tools and visualizations to effectively plan, monitor, assess and communicate the performance of road networks.

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