Thursday 31.5.2018

Transport Research Finland 2018

Helsinki Congress Paasitorni
Paasivuorenkatu 5 A, Helsinki

Organizers reserve the rights for any changes. Program will be in English.

 

08.00   
Registration opens        

 

08:30   
Morning coffee        

 

09.00    
Opening and welcome

 

09:05    
Keynote    
Anne Berner, Minister for Transportation and Communications 

 

09:20
Laser-based transport research    
Professor Juha Hyyppä    
Finnish Geodetic Institute and Aalto University

 

09:40    
CIRCWASTE and UUMA3 – Alternative Materials in Planning and Procurement Processes    
Project Manager Elina Ahlqvist    
Environmental Geotechnics R&D, Ramboll Finland

 

10:00    
Resarch Programme I: Life-Cycle Cost Efficient Track  (TERA, ETEVÄ)        
  New more elastic turnouts in Finland (Riku Varis)
  Verification of multibody simulation models of Finnish railway vehicles (Tiia Loponen)
  Assessment of track quality using continuous track stiffness measurements (Heikki Luomala)    
  Tampere University of Technology (TUT)

 

10:20    
Life Cycle Cost Efficient Asphalt pavements – Research programme 
Katri Eskola     
Finnish Transport Agency

 

10:40    
Computational modelling of heterogeneity of asphalt mixtures
Daniel Castillo     
Aalto University, Department of Civil Engineering

 

11:00    
Keynote:
Infrastructure manager perspective: Research needs and implementation of results 

Director Jukka Karjalainen
Finnish Transportation Agency

 

11:20    
Poster Presentations        

 

11:30…12:50   
Lunch and Posters

 

12:50    
A place-based model of local activity spaces & Centricity analysis of activity spaces in Helsinki area 
Kamyar Hasanzadeh    
Aalto University, department of Built Environment

 

13:10    
Loading effects of heavy trucks and autonomous vehicles    
Professor Pauli Kolisoja
Tampere University of Technology (TUT)

 

13:30    
Traffic state estimation in the presence of connected vehicles    
Dr. Claudio Roncoli    
Aalto University, department of Built Environment

 

13:50    
What drives the car fleet electrification?
Riku Viri    
Tampere University of Technology, Verne Transport Research Centre

 

13:50    
Trade-off between jerk and time headway as an indicator of driving style    
Teemu Itkonen    
Aalto University, department of Built Environment

 

14:30    
Coffee Break        

 

15:00
Keynote: Quick and Dirty – Do Pilots and Testbeds Challenge Research?    
Director Jan Juslen    
Finnish Transport Agency

 

15:20
Early Involvement and Integration in Construction Projects: The Beneļ¬ts of DfX in Elimination of Wastes    
Heikki Halttula, University of Oulu

 

15:40
Integrated scheduling of preventive maintenance and renewal projects of railway and roadway infrastructures    
Farzad Pargar, University of Oulu

 

16:00
Endnote: Infrastructure research funding on European level 
Ruud Smit, Innovation Manager Europe - Mobility at Rijkswaterstaat
Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, The Netherlands        

 

16:30
End of day