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Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai, Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Join more than 1,000 transportation leaders from the region and beyond for an exciting, action-packed, and business-friendly IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition, themed “Mobility Solutions for the 21st Century”. With a focus on cutting-edge innovation and an unrivaled portfolio of mobility projects, Dubai offers an inspiring setting to discuss Innovations in Transportation Engineering, Smart Cities, and Connected Vehicles spread across 50 sessions. Acquire essential skills in designing and operating safer and more resilient road networks. Share your research and solutions to an audience of industry professionals and decision makers, and make valuable professionals connections in one of the most vibrant road markets in the world.

Why Participate?


Stay abreast of best practices and new technologies across 6 tracks and 50 sessions.


Join key stakeholders from GCC and other emergent markets as they present upcoming highway and transportation infrastructure programs.


Benefit from access to road agency heads and local government leaders responsible for significant investments in road and transport projects. Meet clients, distributors and partners at the Congress exhibition.


Enjoy the unique appeal of a world-class city through a varied program of cultural and technical visits.

Who Will Attend

  • Highway Agency & Municipal Staff

  • Construction Contractors, Engineers & Managers

  • Design Consultants, Engineers & Managers

  • Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors

  • Public Transport / Mass Transit Operators

  • Transport Research Institutes

  • University Researchers and Professors

  • Engineering Services Professionals

  • Traffic Technology and ITS Consultants, Engineers and Managers


Saturday, October 28
09:00 - Exhibition Setup
18:00 Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 29
09:00 - SRD 1: Road Safety Audits
Technical Sessions - Block 1
10:30 - Ribbon Cutting & VIP Walk Through
11:00 - Opening Ceremony
11:30 - PLS 1: Smarter Mobility for Smarter Cities
12:30 - Poster Displays
13:30 - ES 1: Innovations in Highway Project Engineering
PS 1: Big Data as Key Enabler for Mobility Services and Smart Roads
SRD 2: Education, Enforcement & Road Safety Awareness
Technical Sessions - Block 2
14:00 - Live Theater
15:30 - ES 2: Meeting Environmental Goals with Sustainable Pavement Design
PS 2: Public Transport: Mobility Evolution in the Making
SRD 3: Vulnerable Road Users
Technical Sessions - Block 3

Monday, October 30
09:00 -PLS 2: Towards Zero Deaths and Serious Injuries in GCC & MENA
Exhibition (09:00-18:00)
11:00 -ES 3: Public Private Partnerships: Risks, Rewards & Opportunities
IS 1: Major Infrastructure Programs in UAE
SRD 4: ITS Applications for Road Safety
Technical Sessions - Block 4
12:00 - Poster Session
13:30 - ES 4: New Forms of Road Contract & Asset Management
ES 6-1: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Is Our Road Network Ready? Part 1: Policies
PS 3: Korean Technology Showcase
SRD 5: Roadside Safety
Technical Sessions - Block 5
14:00 - Live Theater
15:30 - ES 5: Advances in Bridge Design & Delivery
ES 6-2: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Is Our Road Network Ready? Part 2: Impacts
PS 4: Innovative Perspectives for an Efficient Tunnel Operation
SRD 6: Data Driven Road Safety Programs
Technical Sessions - Block 6
20:00 - Gala Dinner & IRF Awards

Tuesday, October 31
09:00 -ES 7-1: Next Generation Urban Mobility. Part 1: Case Studies
IS 2: Major Infrastructure Programs in GCC & MENA
SRD 7: Work Zone Safety
Technical Sessions - Block 7
Exhibition (09:00-14:00)
WS 1: The Role of Police in Road Traffic Safety
WS 2: Underground Sustainable Solutions for Transport
11:00 - ES7-2: Next Generation Urban Mobility. Part 2: Enabling Technologies
Technical Sessions - Block 8
13:00 - PLS 4: Common challenges, shared solutions: an agenda for GCC & Closing Ceremony
14:30 - Technical Tours

Featured Speakers

avatar for Abdullah Al-Mogbel

Abdullah Al-Mogbel

IRF Global
avatar for H.E. Mattar Al-Tayer

H.E. Mattar Al-Tayer

Dubai Roads & Transport Authority
Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors
avatar for Patrick Sankey

Patrick Sankey

IRF Global
President & CEO
avatar for Maitha bin Adai

Maitha bin Adai

Dubai Roads & Transport Authority
CEO - Traffic & Roads Agency
avatar for Michael Dreznes

Michael Dreznes

IRF Global
Executive Vice-President
avatar for Magid Elabyad

Magid Elabyad

IRF Global
Vice President
avatar for Mohamed Abdel-Aty

Mohamed Abdel-Aty

Dept. of Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering University of Central Florida
Professor and Chair
avatar for Akram Abu-Odeh

Akram Abu-Odeh

Texas A&M Research Institute
Research Scientist
avatar for Ali Osman Atahan

Ali Osman Atahan

Istanbul Technical University
avatar for Sonal Ahuja

Sonal Ahuja

Regional Director
avatar for Nazir Alli

Nazir Alli

J&J Group
Resident Advisor
avatar for Eric Cook

Eric Cook

Manchester Consulting
Managing Director
avatar for Esma Dilek

Esma Dilek

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Deputy Traffic Manager
avatar for Thomas Edelmann

Thomas Edelmann

Managing Director

Hamed Esry

Petroleum Development Co.
Head of Road Safety
avatar for Asif Faiz

Asif Faiz

World Bank & ADB
Senior Highway Advisor
avatar for Muhammed Farhan

Muhammed Farhan

Saudi Aramco
Associate Professor and Director, Engineering Research
avatar for Thierry Goger

Thierry Goger

Secretary General
avatar for Habib Haj-Salem

Habib Haj-Salem

Research Director
avatar for Celal Tolga Imamoglu

Celal Tolga Imamoglu

World Resources Institute Turkey
Road Safety Projects Manager
avatar for Vivek Kane

Vivek Kane

Executive Vice President
avatar for Kamil Kaloush

Kamil Kaloush

Arizona State U.
avatar for Anas Kassem

Anas Kassem

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Director of Transport & Infrastructure and Program & Project...
avatar for Laurianne Krid

Laurianne Krid

Director General
avatar for Olga Landolfi

Olga Landolfi

TTS Italia
Secretary General
avatar for Robert Lark

Robert Lark

Cardiff University
avatar for Maria Cristina Marolda

Maria Cristina Marolda

European Commission
Policy Officer
avatar for Hermann Meyer

Hermann Meyer

Continental Automotive
VP, Smart City Solutions
avatar for Sreejith Narayanan

Sreejith Narayanan

IL&FS Transportation Networks Limited (ITNL)
Associate Vice President
avatar for Essam Radwan

Essam Radwan

U. Central Florida
avatar for Omar Smadi

Omar Smadi

Iowa State U.
avatar for Jorge Sousa

Jorge Sousa

Consulpav International
avatar for Dr. William Sowell

Dr. William Sowell

Eberle Design, Inc. & Reno A&E
Vice President-Business Development
avatar for Khaled Shaaban

Khaled Shaaban

Qatar University
Associate Professor
avatar for Jonathan Spear

Jonathan Spear

Atkins Acuity, Singapore
avatar for Christos Rados

Christos Rados

Managing Partner
avatar for George Way

George Way

Rubberized Asphalt Foundation
avatar for Benjamin Wickert

Benjamin Wickert

Siemens AG, Mobility Division
Head of Business Development eHighway
avatar for Wolgang Wink

Wolgang Wink

Volkmann & Rossbach (Germany)
Senior Manager Int. Division
avatar for Masahiro Yanagihara

Masahiro Yanagihara

IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.
Director of IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.

Please contact the event manager Marilyn below for the following:
- Discounts for registering 5 or more participants.
- If you company requires a price quotation.
Event Manager Contact: marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com
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