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You can now consult the proceedings of the 27th World Road Congress.

Published on 18 January 2024.

The proceedings website gives you access to the Prague Congress activity report, the national reports, the final conclusions of the sessions, and much more.

Organised jointly by PIARC and the Czech Local Organising Committee, the 27th World Road Congress attracted more than 4,000 delegates and 2,000 students from 120 countries, 38 ministerial delegates and 229 exhibitors, including 28 national pavilions. They were able to attend a rich and varied programme of sessions, workshops, posters, technical visits and social events. The final proceedings of the Congress are now available, in the form of a dedicated website.

The proceedings website contains :

  • The Congress programme, including the detailed programme and the final conclusions of each session,
  • National reports produced by PIARC Member Countries for the Strategic Direction Sessions,
  • Individual papers selected by the Technical Committees and Task Forces from among the proposals received following the call for papers,
  • PIARC's activity report for each year since the last World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi in 2019.

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Save the date for the next PIARC World Road Congress: Vancouver 2027!

Every four years, a World Road Congress is organised in a member country with the aim of sharing techniques and experiences from around the world in the field of road infrastructure and road transport. The next one will be held in Vancouver from 4 to 8 October 2027. PIARC looks forward to seeing many of you at the 28th World Road Congress!

But before that, let's go to France, and more specifically to Chambéry, where the next World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress will be held from 9 to 13 March 2026. The Congress will focus on two themes: winter service and resilience.

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