Keynote speeches

Keynote speeches will be given in plenary session from Monday to Wednesday.

Lectures offer high-level experts and professionals an hour of discussion on a subject that may concern not only roads and transport, but also society, the economy and politics. Their purpose is to engage in dialogue with the public and to provide a global perspective on global issues or topics of regional importance.

Monday, October 7, 12:00-13:00

  • H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman Of The Board Of Executive Directors Of The ROADS AND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY – DUBAI
  • Dr Etienne Krug, Director Of Social Determinants Of Health Department, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Tuesday, October 8, 12:00-13:00

  • Mr Guangzhe Chen, Global Director, Transport Global Practice, Regional Director, South Asia Infrastructure Department, WORLD BANK
  • Mr Nazir Alli, Independent Advisor; Founder, Previous Chief Executive Officer, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY (SANRAL)

Wednesday, October 9, 12:00-13:00

  • Mr Luis Castilla, CEO Infrastructure, ACCIONA
  • Mr Jean-Luc Di-Paola-Galloni, Group Corporate Vice-President, Sustainable Development & External Affairs, VALEO
  • Mr André Broto, Director For Strategy, President Advisor, VINCI AUTOROUTES