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Winter Road Congress

Winter Road Congress seminar is bringing up new  winter related case studies

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Winter Road Seminar, Wednesday 24.8.2022

Place: Tampere Sports and Exhibition Centre
8:45 –9:30 Registration and morning coffee
9:00 Exhibition opens
Chairmen: Nina Raitanen, Finnish Road Association and Magnus Nygård, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency
9:30 Welcome to the Road Congress, Nina Raitanen, CEO, Finnish Road Association
9:40 Machine learning, any help for decision-making, case Road Weather Images. Hard-ware vs Hard-work, Rauno Kuusela, Destia
10:00 Mapping and planning of maintenance operations on streets of the Oslo municipality in Norway ”, Mats Bayard, Niko Rosenquist, Triona
10:20 Improving Winter resilience on united kindom roads: Learning from international experience Mark Corbin, Transport for West Midlands
10:40 Automation of Winter Service Worksheets, Māris Kliģis, Raitis Šteinbergs, Latvijas autoceļu uzturētājs
11:00 Lunch
11:30 Koneviesti Driving Skills Competition, Exhibition

Chairmen: Milko Tietäväinen, Tampere Infra and Nina Raitanen, Finnish Road Association
12:15 A Compact Mobile Road Condition Sensor, Taisto Haavasoja, Teconer Oy
12:35 Automated de-icing chemical spreading, Juha Laakso, Infotripla Oy
12:55 On the Constructability of Asphalt Pavements with Embedded Electric Heating, Eyal Levenberg, Adam Quentin Félix,  Denmark Technical University
13:15 Performance Evaluation of Next-Generation Asphalt Pavement-Smoothing Technology in South Korea:
Non-Contact Digital Ski, Augusto Cannone Falchetto, Aalto University
13:35 From reaction to prevention! Real time road weather condition data for winter maintenance,
Antti Hirvonen, Road Cloud
13:55 Driving skills Competition Prizes
14:00 Coffee, Exhibition, Outdoor Demos

Chairmen: Anne Kasari University of Tampere and Milko Tietäväinen, Tampere Infra
15:00 Communicating the winter maintenance service promise of bike paths, Martti Tulenheimo, The Finnish Cyclists’ Federation
15:20 Winter slip-and-fall accidents and their prevention: an equality perspective, Johannes Mesimäki, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
15:40 Bicycle-based Winter Maintenance Quality Assessment on Bicycle-paths, Sebastian Bussman, West Coast Road Masters Oy
16:00 Increased winter road safety with information regarding road condition, Viktoria Bogren, Klimator AB
16:20 Experience in Contract models, Otto Kärki, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency
16:40 How robotics could enhance quality assurance and situational awareness in infrastructure construction projects, Markus Melander, GRK Infra Oy
17:00 Closing words

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