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Icta2016 ghana transport conference final programme

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Icta2016 ghana transport conference final programme

  1. 1. ICTA2016 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORTATION IN AFRICA Theme: “Mitigating Contemporary Challenges facing Transportation in Africa” 26th – 28th OCTOBER, 2016 RAMADA BEACH RESORT, ACCRA, GHANA Organisers: African Transportation Professional Networking Group in collaboration with African Countries’ Transport Professionals, Organisations & Universities Email: icta2014transportgroup@gmail.com Website: www.ictaprofessionals.org CONFERENCE PROGRAMME 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORTATION IN AFRICA Tuesday, October 25, 2016 14:00-18:00 Pre-Registration of Conference Delegates Day 1: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 07:00-08:00 Registration of Conference Participants Time Description Speaker/Title Organisation & Country Opening Session: Chaired by Prof. Kweku K. Bentil Vice Provost, Africa, Asia & Europe The Aga Khan University, KENYA Dr. Adewole Simon Oladele Coordinator – ICTA2016 International Organising Committee African Transportation Professional Networking Group, BOTSWANA 08:00-8:10 Introductory Remarks 08:15-08:25 Welcome Remarks Dr. Charles A. Adams ICTA2016 Ghana Representative/Head Transportation Department Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, GHANA 08:30-09:00 Official Opening Ing. (Mrs) May Obiri-Yeboah, Executive Director, National Road Safety Commission Ministry of Transport, GHANA 09:00-09:10 Entertainments reflecting the Conference Theme Cultural Group GHANA 09:15-09:45 Keynote Paper Presentation “Mitigating Contemporary Challenges facing Transportation in Africa – Lessons from Developed Countries” Prof. Nii Attoh-Okine, (Professor of Transportation Engineering) University of Delaware, USA 09:45-10:00 Vote of Thanks, Presentation of Gifts and Group Photo Ing. Francis K. Afukaar Chief Research Scientist/ARTReF Ghana Representative CSIR, Building & Road Research Institute Kumasi, GHANA 10:00-10:30 Tea Break
  2. 2. 10:45-12:45 Room A: Paper Presentations - Session 1: Chaired by Prof. Steven L. Jones, Jr. (Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama, USA Room B: Paper Presentations – Session 2: Chaired by Prof. Samson R. Akinola (Associate Professor & Head, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Osun State University, NIGERIA (20 minutes for each presentation, followed by 10minutes discussion) Traffic Safety Issues (Road, Rail, Aviation, Marine) 1. ICTA2016-G110: Road Accident Fatality Risks for the Vulnerable versus Protected Road Users in Northern Ghana - James Damsere-Derry, Queensland University of Technology, AUSTRALIA 2. ICTA2016-G128 “Evaluating Level of Seatbelt Usage among Drivers in Three Major Cities in Ghana - William Agyemang, CSIR-Building & Road Research Institute, GHANA 3. ICTA2016-G104: Exploring Key Risk Factors and their Influence on Road Traffic Fatalities in Malawi – Gibson Ngwira, Department of Road Traffic & Safety Services, MALAWI 4. ICTA2016-G138: Road Traffic Crashes and Socio-Economic Development Indicators in Nigeria - Adeyemi Omidiji, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Nigeria, NIGERIA Climate Change Adaptation & Sustainable Infrastructure 1. ICTA2016-G101: Developing the Rational and Business Case for Investing in Climate Resilience for Transport Schemes in Africa - David Viner, Mott MacDonald, UK 2. ICTA2016-G137: Co-Benefit Approach to Improving Urban Air Quality in Emerging African Economies - Kenneth Odero, Namibia University of Science & Technology, NAMIBIA. 3. ICTA2016-G140: An Overview of the Impact of Climate Change on Sustainable Transport Infrastructure Development in Botswana - Adewole Oladele, Botswana International University of Science & Technology, BOTSWANA 4. ICTA2016-G129: Road Sector Climate Change Adaptation: Cost or Advantage? - James Ngoma, Meteorological Services Department, ZIMBABWE 12:45-13:45 Lunch Break 14:00-15:30 Workshop - Parallel Session 1: Potential applications of remote sensing and high- tech solutions for road condition assessment by Robin Workman – Senior International Consultant, TRL Ltd, UK Workshop - Parallel Session 2: Development of Equitable Algorithms for Road Funds Allocation and Road Scheme Prioritisation by Dr. Eng. Andrew Naimanye - Manager, Planning and Programming, Uganda Road Fund, UGANDA 15:30-16:00 Tea Break 16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion – Parallel Session 1 : Changing the Mindset - Governance within the Transport Sector & Infrastructure Planning – By Prof. Samson R. Akinola, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Osun State University, NIGERIA Panel Discussion - Parallel Session 2: Women In Transport Sector & Involvement in Transportation Engineering Profession Karlita A. Knight-Abaari, Technology Specialist, Northern Plains Tribal Technical Assistance Program, USA 19:00-21:00 WELCOME COCKTAIL Chaired by Dr. Obeng Atuah Daniel Department of Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana Day 2: Thursday, October 27, 2016
  3. 3. Time Room A: Paper Presentations - Session 3: Chaired by Karlita A. Knight-Abaari, Technology Specialist, Northern Plains Tribal Technical Assistance Program, USA Room B: Paper Presentations - Session 4: Chaired by Eng. Jacky Mukuka, Ag. Divisional Manager, Network Planning & Consultation, Namibian Roads Authority, NAMIBIA 08:00-10:00 08:00-10:00 (20 minutes for each presentation 10 minutes for discussion) Sustainable Transport Services & Management 1. ICTA2016-G131: Supporting the agenda for Safe and Sustainable Cities through Improving Child Safety on the Walk to School: A Study in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Ayikai Poswayo, AMEND, TANZANIA 2. ICTA2016-G132: Analysis of the Burden and Pattern of Motorcyclist Injuries in Ghana - Francis Afukaar, CSIR Building & Road Research Institute, GHANA 3. ICTA2016-G133: Safety Evaluation of Pedestrian Crosswalks in Ghana – Williams Ackaah, CSIR Building & Road Research Institute, GHANA 4. ICTA2016-G113: The Role of Auto Rickshaw in Improving Sustainable Urban Transport: A Case of Tamale Metropolis in Ghana - Lukuman Wahab, Temale Polytechnic, GHANA Intelligent Transport Systems & Technologies 1. ICTA2016-G130: Managing Large Amounts of Data using Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Techniques - Rob Sik, Mikros Systems (Pty) Ltd, SOUTH AFRICA 2. ICTA2016-G125: Analysis of Automatic Traffic Count and Axle Load Survey Data: Nigerian Experience - Charles Ozigi, Exosphere Nigeria Ltd, NIGERIA 3. ICTA2016-G123: The Application of GIS to Optimise Post office Dispatching and Home Delivery Transport Services in Botswana - Kaizer Moreri, Newcastle University, UK 4. ICTA2016-G114: The Effect of Population Growth on Transportation of University of Ilorin Students in Nigeria - Adetona Ogunleye, University of Cape Coast, GHANA 10:00-10:30 Tea Break 10:30-12:30 (20 minutes for each presentation 10 minutes for discussion)) Room A: Paper Presentations - Session 5: Chaired by Ing. Francis K. Afukaar, Chief Research Scientist, CSIR, Building & Road Research Institute, GHANA Cross Cutting Issues & Transport Research Outputs 1. ICTA2016-G127: Comparing Perceived Quality of Private and Quasi-Government owned Intercity Bus Transport Services on Accra-Takoradi Route – Thomas Ojo, University of Cape Coast, GHANA 2. ICTA2016-G115: Undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among Unionized Drivers in Ghana: Public Health and Policy Implications – Gordon Donnir, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, GHANA 3. ICTA2016-G122: Road Traffic Injuries in Malawi: The Magnitude, Causes and Action for Intervention - Witness Kuotcha, University of Malawi, MALAWI 4. ICTA2016-G124: Subverting Sustainability? Institutional and Regulatory Inadequacies in Motor- Tricycle Operations in Kumasi - Shaibu Bawa, CSIR, Building & Road Research Institute, GHANA Room B: Paper Presentations - Session 6: Chaired by George Omange, Consultant, Nigeria Building & Road Research Institute, Have. Abuja, NIGERIA Case Studies - Transport Management Issues 1. ICTA2016-G109: Concentration of Alcohol and its Consequential Effects on Road Users in Namibia - Laina Shigwedha, National Road Safety Council, NAMIBIA 2. ICTA2016-G141: A Cross Border Road Transport Command Centre as a Practical Solution to the SADC Road Transport Industry Challenges Along Nodal Points - Bavuya Mdlankomo, Cross- Border Road Transport Agency, SOUTH AFRICA 3. ICTA2016-G117: Effect of Pulverized Beans Husk (PBH) on the Engineering Properties of Lateritic Soil , Adeyemi Adeboje, Tshwane University of Technology, SOUTH AFRICA 4. ICTA2016-G103: Influence of Traffic Management and Road Geometric Characteristics on Traffic Safety: Case of Addis Ababa - Alemgena A. Araya, Alert Consultant, ETHIOPIA 12:45-13:45 Lunch Break 14:00-15:30 Workshop - Parallel Session 3: Transport Safety and Mobility By Prof. Steven L. Jones, Jr. (Associate Professor) Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama, USA Workshop - Parallel Session 4: Climate Change Adaptation & Sustainable Infrastructure Development By Dr. David Viner, (Principal Advisor) Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald, UK 15:30-16:00 Tea Break
  4. 4. Day 3: Friday, October 28, 2016 BOOK OF ABSTRACTS 3rd International Conference on Transportation in Africa (ICTA2016) (Conference Proceedings ISBN: 978-99968-0-531-8) 16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion Session 3: Road Traffic Safety Challenges Developments in Ghana National Road Safety Operations By Ministry of Transport – National Road Safety Commission Panel Discussion Session 4: Sustainable Road Infrastructure Development Developments in Ghana Highways & Rural Road Maintenance Operations By Ministry of Roads and Highways 19:00-22:00 CONFERENCE DINNER Chaired by Ing. William Agyemang, Senior Research Scientist, CSIR-Building & Road Research Institute, Ghana Guest of Honour: Mr. Solomon Opare-Kumi, Honorary Consul (Ghana Consulate in Botswana) Time Technical Site Visit 1: Coordinated by Ghana Ministry of Transport - National Road Safety Commission Technical Site Visit 2: Coordinated by Ministry of Roads & Highways 8:30-12:30 1.Road Transport & Safety Challenges • Congestion • Road User Behaviour 2. Promotion of Non-motorised Transport - Cycling Based 1. Climate Change Challenges & Adaptation, 2. Sustainable Infrastructure and Road Construction 13:00-14:00 Lunch Break & End of Conference

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