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Monday, 29 November 2021

TIMES

Improving Africa’s Road Infrastructure for growing economic development




09:00 

 

 
09:10 

 


09:20 

 

 

 


 09:50 

Morning Tea & Registration

Session 1.1: THE FUTURE OF THE ROAD ECONOMY

Welcome Address: The Transport Economy and its importance to a country’s economy

Peggy Nkonyeni, MEC: Transport; Community Safety & Liaison, Department of Transport, KwaZulu Natal Provincial Government*

Roads Agency Address – The state of our roads and social inclusion 

Mr Skhumbuzo Macozoma, Chief Executive Officer, SANRAL, South Africa*

The DNA of Transport understood – how to balance the economy of roads, people and the movement of goods

  • Investigate the science of roads, people and goods movement
  • Understand the provision of infrastructure for transport and its impact to economic services
  • Learn how energy and the environment impact the transport sector
  • Discover how the financial and economic models affect the transport sector

Mr Friedrich Slabbert, Chairperson of the Transport Division, SAICE, South Africa

Knowledge dialog: improving incident management system to protect the economy

This is a high level session will focus on the use of technology, discuss solutions to improve incident management within global practices standards

  • Discover technical systems to manage data
  • Upskill risk and disaster management systems
  • Understanding the National disaster management restrictions and planning

Stacey Canham, Statutory Control Officer, SANRAL, South Africa*

Peggy Nkonyeni
, MEC: Transport; Community Safety & Liaison, Department of Transport, KwaZulu Natal Provincial Government *

Mr Friedrich Slabbert, Chairperson of the Transport Division, SAICE, South Africa

10:45

Mid-Morning Refreshment Break

 

11:15 

 

11:45 






12:45

Session 1.2: DELIVERING SMART ROAD MAINTEANCE

Road Maintenance: Pavement management system

Shaun Moodley, Chief Civil Engineering Technologist, eThekwini Municipality, South Africa

The development of a visual road pavement inspection credentialing system

  • Understand the system of credentialing
  • Study the art of visual inspection
  • Better management of the Pavement Management System in a more cost effective manner

Mr. Tom McKune, Head of Training, SAICE, South Africa

Questions and answers

13:00

Lunch & Networking Break



14:00 


14:30 

Session 1.3: ROAD DESIGN: THE EVOLUTION OF ROADS

KZN transport department new project

Mr J. Siboniso Mbhele, Head: Transport, KZN Transport, South Africa*

Materials to use for future roads: Past, present and future

The session will give you updates on new materials, new design techniques that are suited for different situations, climates and cost impacts

  • Learn about materials lifespan and capabilities
  • Discover new technologies and material in road design
  • Understand the weather changing impacts on road design

Mr Simphiwe Nkosi, Deputy Director-General: Transport Infrastructure & Regional Services, KZN Transport*

15:30

Afternoon Refreshment Break



16:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 16:45

Session 1.4 GREENING ROADS

Can roads networks contribute to the future greening requirements for transport networks?

This session should include the latest and greatest in new more efficient road building and design and will include financiers of greening projects, Construction technologies and green councils giving their expert advice on new trends and future requirements.

  • Understand the fundamentals of road design for greening
  • Listen to success case studies
  • Learn about expert advice on new technologies for greening
  • Discover how to run team with low carbon footprints

James Flint, SAFCEC, Green Roads Council of South Africa*

Forum Wrap-Up and Closing

PART OF THE GLOBAL SERIES OF TRANSPORT EVOLUTION FORUMS

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10 – 12 May 2022