The International Road Federation has announced today the winners of the 2017 IRF Global Road Achievement Awards at the closing of the IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition.

The premier road engineering & mobility event in 2017 came to a close with a renewed call for consensus-building and knowledge partnerships to address key sustainability and mobility challenges.

Symeon Sakkas, of project consulting firm RACE Consulting Engineers was recognized as the first globally credentialed road safety audit team leader by the International Road Federation. Mr. Christos Rados, Managing Partner, received the award on his behalf on October 29, 2017 during the IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress.

A global summit of road mobility thought-leaders opens at the Dubai World Trade Center today at the invitation of the International Road Federation and the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority under the auspices of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council. With 200 speakers presenting in 50 sessions, the conference is one of the most important events for road professionals ever held in the Middle East and North Africa.

IRF recently sat down with the winner of its 2017 Professional of the Year award, Dr. Kyung-Soo Yoo, to talk about his career growth and the impact that being an IRF Fellow had on him personally and professionally.

In business since 1980, Eberle Design, Inc. (EDI), a recognized worldwide developer and manufacturer of reliable high-performance component products designed to enhance and augment traffic control systems, has also taken a thought leadership role on the importance and applications of “big data” in road transport.

In business since 1980, Eberle Design, Inc. (EDI), a recognized worldwide developer and manufacturer of reliable high-performance component products designed to enhance and augment traffic control systems, has also taken a thought leadership role on the importance and applications of “big data” in road transport.

SABER is proud to be a sponsor of the Middle East Road Congress event in Dubai hosted by the RTA and Government of Dubai.

SABER is proud to be a sponsor of the Middle East Road Congress event in Dubai hosted by the RTA and Government of Dubai.

The IRF's annual Caribbean Regional Congress has now firmly installed itself as the leading forum for professionals, researchers, and civil society with a stake in the region’s transportation policy choices.

More than 1,000 transportation leaders will converge on Dubai from October 29-31, 2017 for a forward-looking and business-friendly IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition, themed “Mobility Solutions for the 21st Century”.

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

In order to maximize the impact of this opportunity, ASEAN countries need to strategically prioritize their upcoming road and transport investments; missing road links need to be completed and existing road infrastructure links needs to be upgraded.

Nearly 100 participants from a host of Caribbean nations have reaffirmed a vision for roads free from death and serious injury. IRF’s 5th Caribbean Regional Congress was dominated by discussions focused on reducing injury risk through coordinated action by sector stakeholders.

The Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union, Umberto de Pretto, has been awarded the International Road Federation's highest and most prestigious individual distinction.

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