IRF Announces 13th Annual Seminar on Contract Maintenance and Innovative Financing

For Immediate Release: February 15, 2008

The International Road Federation (IRF) has announced the 2008 schedule for the annual Executive Seminar on Contract Maintenance and Innovative Finance. This year’s seminar will be held Oct. 19 – 29 in Orlando, Fla. Now in its 13th year, this seminar continues the long tradition of providing information and technology transfer to transportation agencies around the world.

This year’s Seminar will focus on strategies for funding a contract maintenance program as well as lessons learned from programs already underway throughout the world. Experts in the fields of maintenance planning, financing and program development have been scheduled to present the latest information concerning existing and future program initiatives.

This year’s seminar will include a five-day program of presentations and discussions about contract maintenance, with sessions on:

  • financing maintenance operations
  • maintenance management
  • innovative maintenance techniques
  • contractor performance evaluation
  • sustainability

Following the five days of seminar sessions, there will be three days of field trips that include visits to facilities under contract maintenance, local government agencies, contractor operations and other points of interest.

To register for the seminar or to download the brochure, please visit the IRF Contract Maintenance site.

Founded in 1948, the International Road Federation (IRF) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with members from both the public and private sectors in 90 countries worldwide. IRF promotes the development and maintenance of better, safer roads and road networks throughout the world, using technological solutions and management practices that provide maximum economic and social returns from road investment.

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