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Proceedings of the XXVth World Road Congress - Seoul

The XXVth World Road Congress was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in November 2015, under the theme "Roads and Mobility-Creating New Value from Transport". 

This congress was organised in close cooperation between the World Road Association, responsible for the content and development of the programme, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of Korea, the Korea Expressway Corporation and the Korea Road and Transport Association in charge of the organisation matters for the congress.

This DVD presents the Proceedings of the Congress

It contains:

  • information on the venue, on the organisers 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 the 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 Mexico City in 2011,
  • information and photos of the exhibition,
  • the programme for accompanying persons,
  • photographs 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 on the associate events
  • introduction of beautiful roads of the world.

The World Road Association makes also available the Proceedings of the Seoul World Congress as a dedicated website:

Information sheet

  • Date: 2015
  • 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
  • Type: Proceedings of Seoul Congress are available on line at: http://proceedings.seoul2015.piarc.org/en/
  • PIARC Ref.: CD SEOUL 2015
  • ISBN: 978-2-84060-423-5
  • Price member: 60 €
  • Price non-members: 80 €