Spotlight on two exciting sessions at PIARC XXVIIth World Road Congress

Are your attending the World Road Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, from October 2-6, 2023 ? Join our supported sessions and meet our speakers!

ECTRI is thrilled to co-organize together respectively with US TRB, AASHTO and with US TRB and CEDR, two thought-provoking sessions on crucial topics for the future of transportation:

Foresight Session 03 – Enhancing transportation equity globally: Outlook, challenges, and future issues
📅 Tuesday, October 3
🕤 09:30 – 13:00
ℹ Concept of equity in transportation, as defined by the World Health Organization, will be debated in that session. The discussions will revolve around why addressing equity is crucial, historical context, current policies and research, and real-world case studies. It will also identify challenges and areas for applying current research, all while promoting a global framework for transportation equity. Join us as we call for action and share insights from the United States, Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions.
🎙️ Floridea Di Ciommo (cambiaMO) will present Research applications – Case studies. 

Foresight Session 07 – Envisioning scenarios for global supply chains and what they mean for national road authorities
📅 Wednesday, October 4
🕤 09:30 – 13:00
ℹ The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of global supply chains. As they evolve alongside digitalization, decarbonization, automation, and demographic shifts, national road authorities must adapt. Join us for a two-part session that explores scenarios envisioned by key global logistics players and the implications for road network operators. The aim is to enhance understanding, foster dialogue, and provide a foundation for future interactions and stakeholder activities.
🎙️ Gernot Liedtke (DLR) will deliver the keynote speech and will join Georgia Ayfantopoulou (CERTH-HIT) for the panel discussion.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of these discussions that will shape the future of transportation. More information