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Venue : Diamant Center - 80 Bd A. Reyers - 1030 Brussels  

AGENDA

Tuesday 4th June 2013 

 

Opening Ceremony of the conference FIRM13 and the Infravation Expo  18.00-20.00

 

Wednesday 5th June 2013
8.30 - 09.25: Registration - Welcome Coffee
8.30 - 18.30: Exhibition Level -1

Rooms Einstein A-B-C

09.30-10.00 :  Introduction - Advanced and innovative construction and maintenance by J. Al, (Rijkswaterstaat,NL) CEDR Executive Board Chair & FEHRL President

10.00-10.25 :  P.Verhoef, Head of the Unit for Research and Innovative Transport Systems at the European Commission’s DG MOVE

10.25-10:45 : Collaboration Meets Research Challenges, M. Trentacoste, Administrator of the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

10.50 - 11.25: Coffee Break

11.30 - 11:55: Dr. Strohmeier, European Commission, Deputy Director-General Research Programmes, DG Research & Innovation

11:55-12.20 : Norwegian Coastal Highway route E39, O.Ellevset, NPRA, Norway

12.20-12:45 : German Road Research Programme :Road in the 21st Century, U. Blume, BASt

12.55 - 13.55 Lunch
Parallel Sessions:

Einstein A : Greening of Road Infrastructure by reducing Rolling Resistance Part 1

- MIRIAM II its objective and aims, P. Andersson - STA Sweden

- Tire Rolling Resistance measurement methods, J. Ejsmont - TUG Poland

- MIRIAM round robin test of rolling resistance measuring equipment, A. Bergiers BRRC Belgium

Einstein B: Infrastructure Innovation

- Overview of Infravation, Dr. G. Sweere, Rijkswaterstaat, NL

-  Scope of Infravation, S. Phillips, FEHRL, Belgium

- Scoping team activities, F.Thøgersen, DRD, Denmark

 -  Results of the US scanning tour, Dr. J. Jonsson,Trafikverket, Sweden

Einstein C : Adaptation to Climate Change 

-  Introduction to the session - B. Leben ZAG, Slovenia

- The German Climate Change adaptation strategy AdSVIS - M. Auerbach BASt, Germany

-  FOR Resilient Roadmap and status - M. Lamb TRL, UK

-  The RIVA project - M. Korn, Alfen Consult, Germany

-  ROADAPT - T. Bles, Deltares, NL

- CliPDaR - Ch. Matulla, ZAMG  Austria,

 

15:45-16:15 Coffee break

Einstein A : Greening of Road Infrastructure by reducing Rolling Resistance Part 2

- Rolling Resistance of Truck Tyres, K- P. Glaeser BASt, Germany

- MIRAVEC, Modelling Infrastructure influence on RoAd Vehicle Energy Consumption, M. Haider AIT, Austria

- LORRY, cutting the fuel consumption and CO2 emission of freight transport by reducing the rolling resistance of the truck tyres, L. Goubert, BRRC, Belgium

- COOEE, Low Rolling Resistance Pavement in Denmark, B. Schmidt DRD, Denmark

Einstein B:  Implementation of Innovation

- Industry perspective from ENCORD – European Network of Construction companies for R&D, Ad van 't Zelfde, BAM Infraconsult

- Marek Zajac, representative at the EUREKA Secretariat

- Ségolène Martin, CEN-CENELEC

- French Programme Route de la 5ème génération, F. Bourquin, IFSTTAR

 

 

 

18:00 Close of the sessions

 

Thursday 6th June 2013
from 8.00 : Registration - Welcome Coffee
8.30 - 18.30: Exhibition
09.00  Parallel Sessions

Einstein A : Stakeholders view on use of advanced monitoring in road asset management TRIMM 

- Overview of the TRIMM project and collection of Stakeholder’s views, R. Karlsson,VTI, Sweden 

- Advanced bridge monitoring, H.Friedl, AIT, Austria    

- Advanced road monitoring, D. Wright, TRL, UK 

- How to bring added value to asset management by advanced monitoring, W. Peelen & W. van Kanten Roos,TNO, NL

- Closure and call for further activities in TRIMM, R. Karlsson,VTI, Sweden

Einstein B : FINAL SYMPOSIUM TEAM


-TEAM: A Marie Curie network for innovative infrastructure management,Dr C. McNally, UCD, Irland

- Research training for infrastructural applications, Prof E. O’Brien, UCD, Irland

-Dublin Damage models for asphalt pavements, Prof G. Airey, University of Nottingham, UK

- Enhancing structural capacity of reinforced concrete structures, Prof E. Bruehwiler, EPLF, Switzerland

- Traffic loadings on bridges, Dr S.Palma-Lopes, IFSTTAR, France  

Einstein C : Innovation for Railway Infrastructure. SMARTRAIL and MAINLINE projects

-  Introduction to the Session, Prof. W. Steinicke, EURNEX, Germany

-  Technical Presentation from MAINLINE, B. Paulsson - Swedish Transport Administration, Sweden

-  SMARTRAIL - Inspection and Monitoring Techniques for Railways - Climate Induced Failure of Steep Slopes, Bridge Scour and Ballast Condition - Dr. K. Gavin, UCD, Irland

-  Life Cycle Evaluation of Infrastructure Maintenance and Renewal,D.Castlo, Network Rail,UK

-  SMARTRAIL - Rehabilitation Techniques for Aging Railways - A Case history at Buna Bridge, Dr. I. Stipanovic - UoT, NL

11.00 -  11.25: Coffee break

Einstein A : Forever Open Road Programme - Asset Management Challenges for Road Networks - part 1

- Introduction of the session, B. Collis, TRL 

- Risk based operations, C.Hanson, HA - UK

- Ageing infrastructures, Aleš ?nidari?, ZAG, Slovenia

 

 

Einstein B: Knowledge Transfer for Infrastructure Research

- Central European Technology Exchange (CETE), M. Pipa, CDV, Czech Rep.

- Pilot4safety- Efficient knowledge transfer through interactive Training and on-field Safety Audits and Inspections, X. Cocu, BRRC, Belgium

- TEAM - training as a tool in knowledge transfer, Dr.C Mc Nally, UCD, Irland

- INCRIS - improving International cooperation and road infrastructure research with Ukraine, N. Bidnenko, DNDI, Ukraine 

Einstein C: Forever Open Road Programme - Transport Infrastructure Integrated with Land-Use Planning

- Introduction Transport Infrastructure Integrated with Land Use Planning - J. Arts, Rijkswaterstaat, Groningen University, NL

- Case Studies Multimodal Node Development - T. Venhoeven, VenhoevenCS Architecture&Urbanism, former Dutch Chief Government Advisor Infrastructure, NL

- Discussion: Implication for TIILUP research and application - J. Arts& T. Hanekamp, TEMAH Consultancy, NL

 

13.00 - 14.10: Lunch
 Afternoon Parallel Sessions

Einstein A :  Forever Open Road Programme - Asset Management Challenges for Road Networks - part 2

-  Stakeholder management, M.Bruun, Agile Assets, Denmark

- Life cycle costing , J. Schavemaker, Rijkswaterstaat - NL

- Performance management, A. Hartmann, Twente University, NL

Einstein B : Latest innovations in the asphalt industry - part 1

- Colbifibre - F. Chaignon,Colas, France

- Surface dressing and microsurfacing for high traffic - C. Deneuvillers, Colas, France

- Asphalt recycling – Influences on possibilities on the asphalt mixing plant - A. Biedermann, Ammann, Switzerland

- Using RAP a question of best RAP producing - Rainer Boellinger, Benninghoven, Germany.

Einstein C : Forever Open Road Programme - Transport Infrastructure Integrated with Land-Use Planning

- Introduction Transport Infrastructure Integrated with Land Use Planning - J. Arts, Rijkswaterstaat, Groningen University, NL

- International Best Practices - M. van Acker, Artesis - University Antwerp, NL

- Discussion: Impication for TIILUP research and application - J.Arts & T. Hanekamp, TEMAH Consultancy, NL

16.05 - 16.30: Coffee break

Einstein A :  Infravation Scoping Study

- workshop on innovations

 

. Steve Phillips, FEHRL, Belgium

. Finn Thøgersen, DRD, Denmark

. Dr. Johan Jonsson, Trafikverket, Sweden

 Einstein B  : Latest innovations in the asphalt industry - part 2

-Polymer modification: enabling solutions for a changed climate - R. Hartemink, Kraton Polymers, NL

- Benefits of Polyphosphoric Acid in European Asphalt Applications -Dr. B. Herr, Baustofflabor Hamburg, Germany.

- Introduction of the Evotherm Warm Mix Technology - Realisations through the World and in Europe -  C. Giorgi, MeadWestvaco (MWV), France

 Einstein C :

Internal meetings

18.00: Close of the sessions