Opening ceremony

Sunday, October 6 morning – 09:30-12:00

The opening ceremony will take place as follows:

Introduction

  • Promotional video
  • Interlude

PART 1

  • Opening of the Congress
  • Interlude
  • Welcome address by representatives of the United Arab Emirates
  • Welcome address by Claude Van Rooten, President of the World Road Association

PART 2

  • Introduction to the Congress and the programme by Patrick Malléjacq, Secretary General of the World Road Association
  • Presentation of the PIARC 2019 Awards by Marie-Claude Petit, President of the Communication Commission, and the sponsors of each Award
  • Closing and information on the Ministers' session