Roads connecting friends – tripartite conference PL-CZ-SK

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At the beginning of October in the small picturesque village Lipowa in southern Poland, close to the border with Czech Republic and Slovakia, the Polish National Committee of PIARC will have great honor to organize the Polish-Czech-Slovak meeting. This conference will be dedicated to discussing cross-border road projects carried out by regional road administrations of three neighboring countries. Common projects, often supported by European Funds help regional and local governments across Europe to develop and deliver best solution for local societies and citizens of small communities. Those investments, innovations and implementation efforts all lead to integrated and sustainable impact for people and place.

Local road authorities will be supported by their national PIARC Committees. We will host Czech and Slovak presidents of National Committees.

In order to strengthen already excellent relations and underline family spirt of meeting it was decided that integration of road administrations will be supported by a football tournament with the participation of teams consisting of road management representatives.


Hotel Zimnik, Jaski 14, 34-324 Lipowa near Żywiec

Wednesday 3 October

16:00-17:00 arrival of participants, accommodation

17:30 session I "Cross-border road projects in cooperation between local road administrations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland" - moderator Marta Maj, director of ZDW in Krakow

20:00 - 24:00 networking dinner

Thursday, 4 October

10:00 start of the football tournament of road management teams of Polish provinces and Czech and Slovak countries for the Cup of the President of Polish Road Congress

10:30 - 13:30 session II "The functioning of the construction works market in road engineering: exchange of experience of public procurers and contractors" - moderator: Zbigniew Tabor, director of ZDW in Katowice, Barbara Dzieciuchowicz, president of the Board of The Polish Chamber of Commerce of Road Construction Industry. Moderator of the round table debate: Inga Gęsiarz-Nowak, ZDW in Krakow

14:00 lunch

15:00 continuation of the tournament

15:00 session III Business opportunities in road sector in Czechia, Slovakia and Poland – presentations by public sector clients of three countries

20:00 - 2:00 Gala dinner

Friday, October 5

9:30 Conclusion of the conference

Awarding the prizes to the winners of the football tournament, checking out.

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