On 21 to 22 March 2017, we attended the conference Road Conference 2017 to be held at the Holiday Inn in Bratislava under the auspices of the Minister of Transport and Construction Arpad Ersek. The conference aims to inform the general professional public on the current situation in road construction and the economy in Slovakia. It will focus on the financing and construction of road infrastructure, management and maintenance of roads, geotechnics and geosynthetics in transportation engineering.