The ITF Summit is the leading global transport policy event attracting the world’s largest gathering of transport ministers. The theme of the 2018 summit is “Transport Safety and Security” and is addressing wide-ranging issues related to safety of transport networks, including extreme weather disruption.

The EU-CIRCLE Framework is being presented at the Summit by Dr Ralf Hedel of Fraunhofer IVI, in which the he discusses the:

  • Impacts of climate change on transport infrastructure
  • Risk assessment framework for assessing climate change risks to transport
  • Resilience metrics, which allow transport owners and managers to assess the climate resilience of their infrastructure

The Summit is taking take place from 23 to 25 May 2018 in Leipzig, Germany.