Thursday 14 June 2018 | 11.00 – 12.30
The aim is to set the scene for the event and encourage the perspective of the long-term future in mind while focusing on the likely changes that will impact our industry. What will be the most important next steps that are needed to be taken by our industry now to secure a successful future.
Commercial & Business Development Manager
IFSTTAR (The French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France
Pavement Materials Team Leader HE
Highways England, UK
Asphalt Institute Foundation, USA
Selected guest speakers will describe their views of future scenarios of the road infrastructure. Including options for better mobility and connectivity they will deliver their considered views with specific reference to how the future could impact on the Asphalt industry both as an opportunity and a challenge.
Issues that will be discussed include:
Global futuristic view of tomorrow’s World and infrastructure2
Tomorrow’s Cars for tomorrow’s Roads3
Understanding future needs from the road user perspective4
Tomorrow’s Asphalt and industry sharing output from strategic research symposium
Participate in an informed discussion to form an understanding of how roads in the future may look like and the role they will play. Identify what new technologies are most likely to have an impact – importantly identify key areas that the asphalt industry needs to continue to develop further or currently missing some key dialogue with stakeholders to ensure they are prepared for the future.