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Exploring Asphalt Advancements at the Upcoming E&E Congress in Budapest

By 22 May 2024May 31st, 2024Blog

Exploring Asphalt Advancements at the Upcoming E&E Congress in Budapest

The E&E Congress is a collaborative effort between the European Asphalt Pavement Association (EAPA) and Eurobitume (European Association for Bitumen). It will take place in Budapest on the 24th and 25th of June.

History of the congress:

The E&E Congress, a collaborative effort with Eurobitume, has been a cornerstone event in our industry for over a decade, convening experts and stakeholders every few years to delve into crucial asphalt-related topics. Its long history highlights its importance, with the last event held online two years ago during the COVID-19 pandemic. Held in diverse locales such as Madrid, Prague, and Istanbul, the congress serves as a vital platform to address the multifaceted challenges and advancements within the asphalt industry.


Join us for our upcoming event featuring an impressive lineup of speakers. With 11 sessions, each led by a keynote speaker and four additional speakers discussing diverse topics, attendees can expect valuable insights. Additionally, we’ll offer three workshops led by industry experts, providing hands-on learning experiences. This event is an opportunity to engage with top experts and thought leaders in the field.

Why sponsor

Sponsoring the E&E Congress provides distinct advantages. It offers the opportunity to reconnect with industry colleagues and gain knowledge from industry exchanges and expert opinions. Additionally, it presents a cost-effective option to market your products and services directly to your target market, promoting your business to a wide audience. Experiencing Budapest’s cultural richness adds a rewarding dimension to participation.

Sponsorship opportunities


The E&E Congress offers companies the chance to join as exhibitors in its upcoming event. With exhibitors coming from across Europe, it’s an ideal platform to showcase products and services to a wide audience. Exhibitors can use this opportunity to enhance brand visibility, build partnerships, and stay updated on industry trends. More information here.

Why to attend

The E&E Congress serves as a vital platform for companies in the asphalt and bitumen sectors to address emerging challenges. With its 2024 theme, “Resilience – Sustainability – Innovation,” the event fosters substantive discussions. Attendees can engage in active exchanges on these themes, exploring practical solutions and strategies. From resilient infrastructure to sustainable practices and innovative approaches, the congress promotes collaborative learning. For those seeking to stay informed and connected within the industry, attending the E&E Congress is essential for gaining insights, fostering relationships, and shaping the future direction of the sector.

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Technical Programme

Explore the diverse and comprehensive programme awaiting attendees at the 8th E&E Congress in Budapest, centred around the theme “Resilience – Sustainability – Innovation”. The congress promises a wealth of insights with an opening session featuring the Presidents of EAPA and Eurobitume, along with invited speakers.

The technical programme includes 11 sessions where authors will present on topics such as advanced asphalt testing, mixture modifications, high-performance mixtures, and future mobility among others. Each session will begin with keynotes from the session chairs and include a 15-minute interactive discussion period involving the speakers, session chairs, and the audience. Additionally, three special sessions are allocated for dynamic workshops on topics crucial to the sector but not covered by the submitted papers. 

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Social events

Experience the vibrant social program at the 8th E&E Congress, offering a range of engaging activities to enhance your congress experience. Take part in the pre-congress gathering, where you can enjoy a captivating sightseeing boat cruise along the Danube River. This 90-minute tour offers a fantastic chance to connect with participants and admire the stunning views of Budapest’s iconic landmarks before the conference kis off.

One of the highlights of the social program is the Runners Love Asphalt event, a fun run around Margaret Island. Join fellow enthusiasts for a scenic 5.25 km run and share your passion for asphalt. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a casual jogger, this event is free of charge and open to all participants. Use the hashtag #RunnersLoveAsphalt to share your experience and spread the message further.

Register here for the race!
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