1ST GHANA INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE - 2018

The First Ghana Infrastructure Conference (GIC-1) was organized by the Ghana Transportation Professionals Forum (GTPF) in collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Roads & Highways, Ghana Institution of Engineering and the Department of Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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

 

Thematic areas for the conference included, 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

Special Guest: Yaw Osafo-Maafo – Hon. Senior Minister

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy – Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Chairman: Kwasi Amoako-Atta – Hon. Minister for Roads and Highways

Hon. Cecilia Dapaah – Minister for Aviation

Hon. Joe Ghartey – Minister for Railway Development

Hon. Kweku Ofori Asiamah – Minister for Transport

Organizers
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Collaborators
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