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Tuesday, November 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Decarbonizing Roads by 2050

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Transitioning to zero-carbon transport globally is essential to keep climate change in check. Yet five years after the Paris Climate Agreement, transport emissions are still rising.  Ahead of COP26, and building on the core themes of the 18th IRF World Meeting, this panel will present key contributions made by the road sector.

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Frederico Pedroso

Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery
Fred Pedroso is a civil engineer specialized in providing technical advisory and operational support for DRM activities ranging from disaster risk identification and mitigation, disaster preparedness, resilient infrastructure and urban resilience. Prior to joining the World Bank in... Read More →
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Dr. Kamil Kaloush

Chair, IRF Global Scientific Committee, FORTA Professor in Pavement Engineering, Arizona State University
Dr. Kaloush is a FORTA Professor of Pavement Engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and has over 35 years of industrial and academic experience in pavement engineering. He... Read More →
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Chris Sanders

Chair of IRF Road Safety Committee, Lindsay Transportation
Currently newly retired and helping Lindsay with various international business development activities.Former Senior Vice President Lindsay Transportation Solutions and President of Barrier Systems (acquired by Lindsay)Mr. Sanders has been involved in the Highway Safety Industry for... Read More →
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Dr. Robert Jaffe

Chair of IRF ITS Committee, Consystec
Dr. Jaffe is an electrical and systems engineer with EE degrees from Cornell (BS) and Stanford (MS, PhD). After 13 years as a Research Staff Manager at IBM’s Research Division, in 1996 he founded Consensus Systems Technologies (“ConSysTec”) where he remains a principal. Dr... Read More →
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Nina Elter

Chair, IRF Committee on Road User Charging, Senior Vice President, EROAD
Nina is considered a global expert in transportation funding. Her career spans more than 20 years working in the technology, trucking, tolling and fuel card sectors across Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Her experience includes leading and negotiating agreements at the highest... Read More →

Tuesday November 9, 2021 1:30pm - 3:00pm GMT+04
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