5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design

Date(s) - June 22, 2015 - June 24, 2015
All Day


Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, Ontario Canada V6C 3L5

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Theme:  Safe and Efficient Design for the 21st Century

Held every five years, the Symposium aims to encourage the continuous improvement of highway geometric design.  This event focuses on the latest breakthrough practices relating to highway engineering in their different life phases, including daily operational effects and safe highway designs.

The Symposium consists of informative podium sessions on geometric design issues throughout the world, together with country reports featuring recent developments in road design, policy and practices,  technical software demos, design and research products and technical tours of local highway design and construction practices.

The host city, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with a total population of 2.5 million people is one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world.  With its numerous beaches, towering coastal mountains, extensive coastline, a multicultural population and world class cuisine, Vancouver is a wonderful city to experience both as a tourist and symposium participant.


Top Reasons to Attend the 5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design:

  1. Engage with your peers – benefit from the technical program and learn about geometric designs from around the world.
  2. Experience real-life geometric designs – select from 3 technical tours: The Gateway Project, The Sea-to-Sky Highway, and The Bike Roadways of Vancouver.
  3. Expand your skills – attend one of 7 unique workshops and your enhance your knowledge.
  4. Explore the city – Vancouver is consistently rated amongst the best cities in the world – come see why.

To learn more go to:  http://www.ishgd2015.net/