O.I.T.A.F. is the International Organization for Transportation by Rope (Organizzazione Internationale Trasporti a Fune). It was established in Milan (I) in 1959. At the time members of 30 countries join the organization.
The establishment of O.I.T.A.F. is caused by the fact to have members of all three categories of the ropeway business, namely:
operators respectively ropeway enterprises
manufacturers of ropeway systems and
authorities (as representatives of the states respectively the public)
in one and the same organization to solve the current problems together.
Further members are institutions which do research and experimental work in the field of ropeway business, such as universities, academies and laboratories but also individuals whose work respectively interest is founded in this field.
Goals of O.I.T.A.F.
Promotion of development and improvement of the ropeway business.
Promotion of studies and experiments which support development and improvement of the ropeway business.
Promotion of standartisation of the national norms in the field of ropeway transportation.
Elaboration of standardized international guidelines for projection, construction, operation, maintenance and control of ropeways as well as setting up corresponding recommendations.
Realization of international congresses for transportation by rope (every 6 years).
SECRETARY’S OFFICE OF O.I.T.A.F.
Uff. Trasporti Funiviari
Piazza Silvius Magnago 3
I – 39100 BOLZANO
• Website: www.oitaf.org
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Directors:
O.I.T.A.F. SEMINAR 2018
« ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN THE ROPEWAY INDUSTRY –
ECOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ASPECTS »
PLACE OF VENUE: ALPEXPO, meeting room “Pelvoux” in Grenoble (F) Avenue d’Innsbruck
DATE: April 19, 2018 in conjunction with “MOUNTAIN PLANET”
REGISTRATION FEES: free entry
Simultaneous interpretation: into: English, German, French and Italian