Are road authorities ready to face the new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic? Find out in our next webinar on 14 October!

14 October 2020

The focus of the next PIARC webinar on COVID-19 and roads will be on the lessons learned so far and way forward. It will be held in English on Wednesday 14 October.

Are road authorities ready to face the new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic? Find out in our next webinar on 14 October!

At the next PIARC webinar on 14 October, road authorities from around the world will share their views on the road sector in the context of the pandemic. Among the questions that will be discussed: What measures are road authorities and road operators implementing to be ready to face the new wave of the pandemic? What have they learned since March 2020? Have they launched research to evaluate the effectiveness of some measures that were deployed in an emergency? Is investment in roads a priority for the economic recovery?

Speakers include:

Last update 13 October:

  • Bill Halkias, Managing Director & CEO, Attica Tollway Operations Authority, Attikes Diadromes SA, Greece
  • Dr Mark Henry Rubarenzya, Head of Research and Development, Uganda National Roads Authority 
  • Héctor S Ovalle Mendivil, Director, COCONAL, México
  • Jim Tymon, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), USA
  • José Manuel Blanco Segara, MITMA, Spain - Secretary of PIARC Technical Committee 1.1 on Performance of Transport Administrations

How do I register?

Register by clicking on the following link. This webinar is free and open to all. The number of seats is limited, and sessions will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis.

When will it be held?

ednesday 14 October 2020 at 13.00 (Paris time)


COVID-19 - PIARC's response

In an effort to share critical, near real-time information on actions taken by road and transport administrations during this crisis, PIARC is rapidly organizing a series of webinars for practitioners and experts to share their experience, knowledge, and some of the most effective responses to COVID-19. While current practices are not yet fully validated and what works in certain regions of the world may not be valid on a global scale, these shared experiences can be valuable tools in managing this crisis, where a good idea now could save lives, improve the resilience of the economy and employment, and minimize service disruptions now and in the future.


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