World Road Congress 2019: What you need to know

World Road Congress 2019: What you need to know

The 26th World Road Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi on 6-10 October 2019.

Here are some things you need to know about the World Road Congress:

  • The event, organized by World Road Association (PIARC) is held in one of the member country every four years.
  • It brings together ministers, policy makers, experts and practitioners, consultants, contractors, civil engineers, manufacturers, software developers, solution providers, researchers and academics.

Agenda: To share techniques and experiences worldwide, information and knowledge in road infrastructures and road transport, knowledge exchange.

Theme: Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies.


Management and Finance

  • Performance of Transport Administrations
  • Road Transport System Economics and Social Development
  • Risk Management Innovative Financing
  • Coordination between National
  • Sub-National Authorities

Access and Mobility

  •  Road Network Operations / Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Winter Service
  • Sustainable Multimodality in Urban Regions
  • Freight
  • Road Design and Infrastructure for Innovative Transport Solutions


  • National Road Safety Policies and Programs
  • Design and Operations of Safer Road Infrastructure
  •  Infrastructure Security


  • Asset Management
  • Pavements
  • Bridges
  • Rural Roads and Earthworks
  • Road Tunnel Operation

Climate Change, Environment and Disasters

  • Adaptation Strategies / Resiliency
  • Environment Considerations in Road Projects and Operations
  •  Disaster Management

CLICK HERE for more information about the conference and how to participate.