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IRF Global R2T Conference & Exhibition

Nov 1, 2022 @ 15:00 - Nov 3, 2022 @ 23:59 PDT

The Future of Roadways: Green, Equitable, Intelligent & Integrated The IRF Global R2T Conference has quickly established itself as a top destination for global innovators and decision-makers in the roads and mobility sector. For road and transport authorities the IRF R2T Conference is the ideal place to learn and share best practices about the latest technologies and solutions. For researchers, it is an ideal platform to share their research with their peers and the sector as a whole. For the private sector, it is an opportunity to make the right business contacts and to showcase their innovations and services. For everyone in the sector, it is a place to learn and network with professionals and decision-makers.

Topics

  • Game-Changing Trends in Road & Bridge Construction
  • ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies
  • Equipping Roads for Electric & Autonomous Mobility
  • Decarbonizing the Road Transport Sector
  • Vison Zero – Towards Zero Deaths
  • AI for Transportation Asset Management
  • Green Procurement

Program features

  • Keynotes delivered by the sector’s foremost thought leaders
  • Specialized sessions
  • Cutting-edge scientific program
  • Business networking events

Why Participate? 

Share: R2T is the international meeting point where leading industry innovators, researchers, and stakeholders acquire essential engineering & business insights, and help build tomorrow’s transportation infrastructure today. Engage: R2T will push the boundaries of 21st century roads & mobility. Meet global thought leaders and discover pioneering concepts through our program of live demonstrations and applied knowledge sessions. Grow: Place your company’s brand, technologies and services at center stage during R2T and gain exposure in front of top decision makers, government officials and buyers worldwide.

Headline Speakers

[team_member name=”Paul C. Ajegba” position=”Director | Michigan Department of Transportation” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Paul-Ajegba.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Michael Sakata” position=”President & CEO | Maryland Transportation Builders & Materials Association” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Michael-Sakata-Crp1.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Dr. Bill Sowell” position=”President | Argonaut International Consulting, Inc. | IRF Senior Vice Chairman” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Bill-Sowell1.jpeg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Randell Iwasaki” position=”Leader | State & Local Transportation at Amazon Web Services (AWS)” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/randy-iwasaki-web.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”H.E. Eileen Vélez Vega” position=”SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT, PUERTO RICO” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Eileen-Velez-Vega1.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Dr. Kamil Kaloush” position=”FORTA Professor in Pavement Engineering | Arizona State University Chair | IRF Global Scientific Committee” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Kamil-Kaloush-RGB.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Taylor W.P. Lochrane” position=”Chief Scientist | U.S. Department of Transportation | Highly Automated Systems Safety Center of Excellence | Office of the Chief Science Officer & Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Taylor-Lochrane.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Sven Gatz” position=”Finance Minister of the Brussels-Capital Region Government” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Sven-Gatz-crp.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Maureen Bock” position=”Office of Innovation Manager | Oregon DOT” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Maureen-Bock.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [team_member name=”Nicolas Peltier-Thiberge” position=”Global Director for Transport | World Bank” url=”” email=”” phone=”” picture=”https://www.irf.global/wp-content/uploads/Nicolas-Peltier-Thiberge.jpg” googleplus=”” linkedin=”” facebook=”” twitter=”” youtube=”” instagram=”” dribble=”” vimeo=””] [/team_member] [button id=”” class=”” align=”” link=”https://irfr2tconference2022.sched.com/directory/speakers” linkTarget=”_blank” bgColor=”accent1″ background-color: #4CAF50 hover_color=”accent1″ font=”30″ icon=”” icon_placement=”left” icon_color=””] MORE SPEAKERS [/button] [blank h=”30″] [/blank]

Who Should Attend 

  • Construction Contractors, Engineers & Managers
  • Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors
  • Highway Agency & Municipal Staff in charge of tenders
  • Highway Agency & Transportation Officials
  • Design Consultants, Engineers & Managers
  • Engineering Services Professionals
  • Transport Research Institutes
  • University Researchers and Professors
  • Traffic Technology and ITS Consultants, Engineers and Managers
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Message from the Conference Scientific & Technical Committee Chairs

The nexus of rapid technological innovation and strong global policy emphasis on sustainability, resilience, and digitization has made it ever more important to share experiences and knowledge through mediums like the IRF. This global R2T conference offers researchers and practitioners an opportunity to showcase their groundbreaking work and innovation research that is revolutionizing the sector.

Dr. Kamil Kaloush, Professor, Arizona State University Dr. Mohammad Sayyar, Agile Assets

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Call for Abstracts and Presentations (No Paper Required)

The Scientific & Technical Committee of IRF has selected 7 tracks for inclusion in the international call for Papers:: 1. Asset Management Pavement & Bridge management systems (research and implementations) AI for Predictive Maintenance Integrated Asset Management Maintenance, repair, and replacement techniques Bridge Management & Maintenance 2. Towards Zero Deaths AI for Road Safety Road Risk Diagnosis & Road Safety Audit Advances in rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible barriers High-Friction Surface Treatments (HFSTs) Lane marking and retro-reflectivity Workzone &Temporary Traffic Control Safety 3. ITS & Smart Mobility Technologies ITS for Climate Mitigation Advanced Traffic Management Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Deployment scenarios for CAVs City Street & Highway Design for CAVs Advances in Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) Communications 4. Innovative Materials and Technology Concrete Materials (ultra-high-performance concrete, self-healing concrete, etc.). Asphalt concrete (Superpave mixture designs, warm mixtures, use of fibers, polymers, crumb rubber, etc.) Recycled and waste materials Fiber reinforced polymers Curing compounds Nano-materials in infrastructure projects and surface treatments 5. Environmental Management & Climate Resilience Weather-resilient transport infrastructure Natural Disaster Recovery GHG reduction strategies in the transport sector Energy-efficient Roads Greener transport national strategies & case studies 6. Road User Charging & Travel Demand Management Technologies for Travel Demand Management Road Pricing Road Pricing for Freight Effectiveness of Distance Based Charging Technologies for Urban Road Pricing 6. Structural Design Girder bridges with superior structural performance Arch bridges, suspension, and cable-stayed bridges Standard Bridge Solutions New Technologies in Accelerated Bridge Construction Value engineering

Important Deadlines

May 18 – Abstract Submission Deadline May 27 – Abstract Acceptance Notification July 29 – Paper Submission Deadline (Optional to be published in a Scopus indexed IRF Publication) September 1 – Paper Acceptance Notification [button id=”” class=”” align=”” link=”https://irf.wufoo.com/forms/wvodtxt1wdyqe5/” linkTarget=”_blank” bgColor=”accent1″ background-color: #4CAF50 hover_color=”accent1″ font=”24″ icon=”” icon_placement=”left” icon_color=””]Submit your Abstract[/button]

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Exhibit Rates

Pipe & Drape Exhibitor (IRF /MTBMA Member): 30 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft) Exhibitor: 45 USD per sqft (Min 100 sqft) Exhibition (Raw Space) Exhibitor (IRF Member /MTBMA Member:) 23 USD per sqft (Min 200 sqft) Exhibitor (Raw Space): 33 USD per sqft (Min 200 sqft) BOOTH PACKAGE INCLUDES (per 100 SqFt) • Pipe and drape (Linear booths include three side walls. Peninsula booths only have a back wall.) • Identification sign (Linear Booths) • Inclusion in the printed and online directory • 1 Conference Registration • 5 Exhibitor Passes • 2 chairs, 1 table, & 1 electrical socket [button id=”” class=”” align=”” link=”https://irf.wufoo.com/forms/w1g6oi7e1x7sb8k/” linkTarget=”_blank” bgColor=”accent1″ background-color: #4CAF50 hover_color=”accent1″ font=”24″ icon=”” icon_placement=”left” icon_color=””]RESERVER A BOOTH[/button]

Floor Plan

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CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS & RATES

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Official Venue & Accommodation Hotel

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

  Address: 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 Phone: +1 844 631 0595    https://www.themayflowerhotel.com The discounted IRF room block is now sold out. Please go to https://www.themayflowerhotel.com to book your room at the Mayflower hotel at their regular rates or go to any of the nearby hotels listed below. [blank h=”30″] [/blank] [text_divider type=”single”]

Nearby Hotels

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AC Hotel by Marriott Washington DC Downtown

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The Madison Hotel

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The Hay-Adams

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The Jefferson, Washington, DC

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The Darcy

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Washington Plaza Hotel

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Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House

Address: 1522 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005 Walking Distance: 6 min (0.3 mile) Phone: +1 (202) 830-1900 [button id=”” class=”” align=”” link=”https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/washington-dc/hyatt-place-washington-dc-white-house/waszw/” linkTarget=”_blank” bgColor=”accent1″ background-color: #4CAF50 hover_color=”accent1″ font=”24″ icon=”” icon_placement=”left” icon_color=””]HOTEL WEBSITE[/button] [contact_info name=”Magid Elabyad, Vice President International Programs & Member Services ” color=”accent2″ phone=”+1 703 535 1001″ cellphone=”” email=”melabyad@irf.global” address=”International Road Federation Madison Place 500 Montgomery Street Fifth Floor Alexandria, VA 22314 USA”] >