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Proceedings of the XXIVth World Road Congress - Mexico

This DVD presents the Proceedings of the XXIVth World Road Congress "Roads for a better life - Mobility, sustainability and development" organized in close cooperation between the World Road Association, responsible for the content and development of the program, the Ministry for Communications and Transport of Mexico ( Secretaria de Communicaciónes y Transportes) and the Mexican Association of Road Engineers (AMICVTAC - Asociación Mexicana de Ingenería de Vías Terrestres, A. C.) in charge of the organization matters for the congress.

The DVD contains:

  • information on the venue, on the organizers and sponsors of the congress;
  • the programme of all sessions and of the technical visits;
  • the speeches of the plenary sessions (opening, Ministers', closing);
  • the national reports by World Road Association member countries as an input to the Strategic Direction Sessions;
  • the introductory reports to the sessions;
  • the visual supports used for the presentations of all sessions including the keynote speeches;
  • the individual papers selected by the Technical Committees as a result of the call for papers;
  • the general report of the congress including the detailed conclusions provided by the Technical Committees;
  • the activity report of the World Road Association for the four years from the last World Road Congress in Paris in 2007;
  • information and photos of the exhibition;
  • the programme for accompanying persons;
  • photographies taken during the congress and presented in slideshows for the different sections of this DVD;
  • videos presenting excerpts of speeches at the plenary sessions;
  • the list of participants.

Information sheet

  • Date: 2011
  • Domain(s): Road Policies / Environment / Economic Studies / Financing of Road System / Governance of Road Authorities / Planning / Risk Management / Project Management / Road Safety / Road Network Operations / Urban Mobility / Freight Transport / Design of Inter-urban Roads / Road Assets Management / Rural Roads / Road Pavements / Road Bridges / Road Tunnel Operations / Road Earthworks / Terminology / General
  • PIARC Ref.: DVD-MEXICO2011
  • ISBN: 2-84060-267-9
  • Price member: 50 €
  • Price non-members: 70 €