IRF Global R2T Conference: Call for Abstracts and Presentations Open – No Paper Required

The International Road Federation (IRF Global) has officially announced the ‘Call for Papers’ for the upcoming IRF Global R2T Conference, scheduled for December 10-13, 2024. This prestigious annual event, hosted in Orlando this year, brings together professionals from around the globe to explore innovations and research within the transportation industry.

The conference serves as a remarkable platform for industry professionals to present their latest research findings, fostering connections and knowledge exchange. With attendees coming from 75+ countries, including government decision-makers, private sector representatives, and organizational leaders, the event becomes a meeting point of global collaboration.

Cutting-Edge Advancements

The IRF Global R2T Conference transcends being a mere gathering; it stands as a pinnacle event for global leaders in roads and mobility, providing a vibrant forum for collaboration and innovation.

Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to discover and engage with the latest cutting-edge advancements shaping the future of transportation. This unique opportunity allows professionals to stay at the forefront of industry developments and actively engage with the transformative technologies of tomorrow.

Networking Opportunities Abound

Professionals attending the conference not only network with industry experts but also gain a unique chance to immerse themselves in the latest advancements, creating a fertile ground for collaborative projects and groundbreaking initiatives.

Eight Tracks for Innovation

The Scientific & Technical Committee has identified eight tracks for inclusion in the international call for papers, covering critical topics in transportation innovation:
1. Asset Management Innovations
2. Vision Zero: A Commitment to Road Safety
3. ITS & Smart Mobility: Shaping the Future
4. Innovations in Pavements and Materials
5. Environmental Management & Climate Resilience in Transportation
6. Road User Charging & Travel Demand Management
7. Advances in Structural Design for Roads and Bridges
8. Freight Transport and Logistics: Emerging Trends

Mark Your Calendar: Important Deadlines
IRF provides essential information about the paper submission deadlines:
►April 10 – Abstract Submission Deadline
►April 22 – Abstract Acceptance Notification
►July 29 – Paper Submission Deadline (Optional to be published in a Scopus indexed IRF Publication)
►September 2 – Paper Acceptance Notification

Speech by the President & CEO of IRF: Your research and innovations are integral to advancing global mobility.

In a compelling address, Patrick Sankey, the President & CEO of the International Road Federation (IRF Global), passionately called upon professionals worldwide to actively engage in the upcoming IRF Global R2T Conference. Sankey’s speech conveyed a profound message: “As we launch the ‘Call for Papers’ for the IRF Global R2T Conference, we invite professionals worldwide to contribute their insights and expertise to this transformative gathering. Your research and innovations are integral to advancing global mobility. Join us in Orlando as we forge new paths and set the stage for a sustainable and connected world.”

Submit your abstract by April 10, 2024.

Download the Paper Submission Template

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