Australian Members of the RA Delegation to the World Road Meeting inside the RA Think Tank
(or as it became affectionately known to delegates, the Shark Tank)
The International Road Federation (IRF) World Road Meeting was held in the capital city of India, New Delhi during the 14-17 November 2017.
The World Road Meeting is a prestigious event and is organized once every four years by the IRF, an independent, not-for-profit, membership based federation serving the needs of the road Transport and Mobility sector.
During this time, Roads Australia (RA) led a delegation of 35 industry leaders from government and the private sector to the World Road Meeting.
|RA President chairing a session in the Think Tank with the CEO of the Transport Research Board USA, Neil Pedersen, David Stuart-Watt; Michael Caltabiano from ARRB; and John Riccardi from 3M.|
Among the delegates were Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Road Research Board, Michael Caltabiano; Canadian Minister for Transport, Marc Garneau; International Road Union Secretary-General, Umberto de Pretto; and US Transportation Research Board Executive Director, Neil Pedersen.
|Secretary-General of the IRU, Geneva, Umberto de Pretto giving a great presentation in the Think Tank|
In addition to attending the main conference sessions, the delegates had exclusive access to the RA Think Tank – a dedicated conference space in the exhibition hall used to host the international delegations and road leaders.
|The reception at the Australian High Commission for the RA delegation. IRF President Kiran Kapila standing between the President and ARRB Chairman Peter Duncan|