STRATEGIC DIRECTION SESSION D - THE UNTOLD STORY: INFRASTRUCTURE PRESERVATION

Monday, October 7, 08:00-11:30

Main Room 1

Chair: Mr. Oscar GUTIERREZ BOLIVAR, Strategic Theme Coordinator D, Spain

These sessions will provide participants with an opportunity to examine and discuss future challenges and road policy directions from a more political and strategic perspective.
These sessions are prepared by the Strategic Theme Coordinators of the World Road Association based on national reports prepared by member countries.

Introduction

• Mr. Oscar GUTIERREZ-BOLIVAR

National Reports- Part A

Austria's National Report
• Mr. Andreas FROMM and Al. Member of PIARC TD, Austria

Czech Republic's National Report: Modernization of Motorway
• Mrs. Eva MIKULOVÁ, Ministry of Transport and Mr Josef STRY, Centre for Transport Research, Brno, Czech Republic

Japan's National Report Effective Measures for Aging Roads and Road Management
• Mr. Kentaro KOBAYASHI, Director of Road Maintenance Management Office, National Highway and Engineering Division, Road Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Japan

Mexico's National Report
• Mr. Paul GARNICA & Ricardo SOLORIO, Mexican Institute of Transport, San Fandila, Queretaro, Mexico

Romania's National Report (to be confirmed)
• Mr. Narcis Stefan NEAGA and Al, General Manager, National Company for Roads and Infrastructure Administration, Romania

Thailand's National Report
• Dr. Auckpath SAWANGSURIYA, Department of Highways, Bangkok, Thailand

United Arab Emirates' National Report
• Mr. Daniel LLORT, The Ministry of Infrastructure Development, United Arab Emirates

United States of America's National Report (to be confirmed)
• Mr. Ray AILANEY, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, United States of America

Questions and Answers

Break 09:30- 10:00

National Reports- Part B

United Kingdom's National Report
• Mr. Steve BERRY, Head of Local Roads, Light Rail and Cableways Branch, Department for Transport, United Kingdom

Infrastructure and Society
• Mr. Enrique SOLER, Consultant and member of PIARC Council, Spain

Communication exercice

Mr.Thomas LINDER, Chair of PIARC TC D.1, Germany

Mr. Han SEUG-HWAN, TC D.2, South Korea

Mr. Kiyohiro IMAI, TC D.3, Japan

Mr. Robert SANDOVAL, TC D.4, Bolivia

Mr. Marc TESSON, TC D.5, France

Mrs. Claudine TREMBLAY, PIARC Technical Advisor and Communication Expert

Questions and Answers

Conclusion

• Mr. Oscar GUTIERREZ-BOLIVAR