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  • First Ghana Infrastructure Conference (GIC 1)
    August 5-8, 2018. Accra, Ghana

Theme:

"Enhancing Transportation Infrastructure for Accelerated Socio-Economic Development"

1st Ghana Infrastructure Conference

The First Ghana Infrastructure Conference (GIC-1) is being organized by the Ghana Transportation Professionals Forum of North America (GTPF-NA) in collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Roads & Highways and Ghana Institution of Engineers.

The purpose of the conference is to explore best practices in infrastructure development to accelerate socio-economic growth. Participants will exchange novel ideas, share professional experiences, case studies, and research advancements in the field of infrastructure planning, design, financing, monitoring, evaluation, sustainability, security, resiliency, management, and ethics.

August 5-8, 2018. GhIE Engineers Center, Roman Ridge, Accra, Ghana.

 

Thematic areas for the conference include, but not limited to: 

INFRASTRUCTURE: PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE & ASSET MANAGEMENT, MATERIALS

  • Roads & Highways 
  • Bridges and Structures
  • Railway
  • Airports

TRAFFIC OPERATIONS & PLANNING

  • Capacity Analysis
  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Travel Demand Forecasting
  • Nationwide, urban & rural planning
  • Work Zones & Maintenance of Traffic during Construction

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

  • Safety Data and Analysis
  • Human Factors & Design Elements
  • Modal Safety – Autos, Pedestrians, Motorcycles, Transit
  • Socio-economic impacts & Social Safeguards

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

  • New technologies and Analytical tools
  • Performance of Infrastructure Categories

GOVERNANCE, ETHICS & FINANCE

  • Contracts & Specifications
  • Ethics in Delivery of Public & Capital Projects
  • Financing and Investment of Public Infrastructure projects
  • Building resiliency into projects
  • Promoting infrastructure education

Speakers

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Yaw Osafo-Maafo
Hon. Senior Minister

 

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Adjo A. Amekudzi-Kennedy
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

 

Kwasi Amoako-Atta

Kwasi Amoako-Atta
Hon. Minister for Roads and Highways