7th Silesian Forum of Road Industry

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The International Conference "Silesian Road Industry Forum" is an annual conference organized jointly by the Polish Road Congress and the Provincial Road Administration in Katowice. The Silesian Forum is the most important cyclical conference in Poland devoted to international exchange of information on the latest technologies of construction, renovation, maintenance and road equipment. Its characteristic feature is the participation of researchers, experts and road construction practitioners from Poland and countries in the German language area.

The subject matter of the conference differs every year, but the session devoted to asphalt surfaces always appears in the program. In 2019, the main subject will focus on ways to reduce traffic noise, improve the durability of roads with asphalt surfaces, and improve traffic safety, including the safety of motorcyclists.

Approx. 200 people take part in the conferences - representatives of road administration, local government administration, designers, general contractors, producers and suppliers of materials, equipment and solutions for road engineering. The conference languages are Polish and German, with simultaneous interpretation provided.

The conference will take place at the "Park Inn by Radisson" hotel in Katowice, ul. Bytkowska 1A. If you are interested in registering your participation, please use the registration form on the conference website (in Polish) or write directly to the organizer: biuro@kongresdrogowy.pl


Framework agenda (details on May 7th):

June 4 (Tuesday) Optional

14:00 - 15:00 arrival, hotel accommodation

15:00 technical trip (including the Tyskie Browary Książęce Museum in Tychy)

19:00 dinner and a social event (restaurant of the Radisson hotel)

June 5 (Wednesday)

10:00 The inaugural session of the 7th IDF (the hall of the Silesian Sejm, the Marshal's Office in Katowice, the Sejm of the Silesian Sejm)

- opening of the PKD president Zbigniew Kotlarek, director of ZDW in Katowice, Zbigniew Tabor

- presentation of guests of honor

- 20 years of the provincial road administration in the province śląskie - Jakub Chełstowski, marshal of the province Silesian

- awards and distinctions

- inaugural lecture on "Sustainable roads" - prof. Janusz Bohatkiewicz, Politechnika Lubelska

11:15, transfer of participants to the hotel, coffee break at the hotel

12:30 Session I Reliable roads: from the foundation to the wearing course ("Park Inn by Radisson" hotel, Katowice, Bytkowska 1A street)

14:15 lunch

15:00 Session II. Modern methods of reducing communication noise

16:40 coffee break

17:00 Session III Economic and durable asphalt surfaces

18:30 end of the meeting

20:00 gala dinner

June 6 (Thursday)

10:00 session IV Motorcyclists on the road

11:30 coffee break, time to check out from the hotel

12:00 session V Effective road management

13:30 summary, end of the meeting

14:00 lunch

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