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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: Leonardo Hall

Exhibition opens 9:00

Registration and morning coffee 8:45 –9.30

9:30 Welcome to the Road Congress, Welcoming words Ms Nina Raitanen, Finnish Road Assciation

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 and exhibition

12:00 A Compact Mobile Road Condition Sensor, Taisto Haavasoja, Teconer Oy

12:20 Automated de-icing chemical spreading, Juha Laakso, Infotripla Oy

12.40 On the Constructability of Asphalt Pavements with Embedded Electric Heating, Eyal Levenberg, Adam Quentin Félix

13.00 Performance Evaluation of Next-Generation Asphalt Pavement-Smoothing Technology in South Korea: Non-Contact Digital Ski, Augusto Cannone Falchett, Aalto University

13:20 From reaction to prevention! Real time road weather condition data for winter maintenance, Antti Hirvonen, Road Cloud

13:40 Prizes

13.55 Transition to the outdoor demonstrations

14.00 Coffee/Outdoor Demonstrations at 14.00 /Exhibition

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 and Magnus Nygård, 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 Final words

Maintenance & Asset Management Seminar, Thursday 25.8.2022

Place: Leonardo Hall

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Exhibition opens 9:00

Registration and morning coffee 8:45 –9.30

9.30 Welcome to the Road Congress, Welcoming words Mr Aleksi Jäntti,  Deputy Mayor of the City of Tampere

Prizes for the working machine demonstrtations

9:50 Business intelligence in proactive traffic infrastructure management, Timo Saarenketo, RoadScanners

10:10 Asset Management – Based on ISO 55000 Standard Series, Jyrki Paavilainen, WSP Finland

10:30 Enablers of improved productivity in the infrastructure sector – the most valuable lessons? Kaisu Laitinen, Ramboll

10:50 Road condition detection technology: A benefit analysis, Toni Lusikka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

11.10 How artificial intelligence enabled computer vision optimizes reactive and planned road maintenance activities, Aleksi Kauppi, Vaisala Ltd

11:30 3D ground penetrating radar (GPR), laser scanner and 3D accelerometer data utilization in analysis of problematic sections of road network, Petri Varin, Roadscanners

11:50 City of Tampere Asset Management Development Curve – Traffic signs and street condition information Case, Ylitalo Eelis, Maiju Ylönen, Tampereen Infra Oy

12.10 Lunch

12:30 Exhibition, Outdoor Demonstrations at 12:30-13:15

13:20 HCT trials in Finnish timber transportation, Metsäteho Oy

13:40 Utilization of real-time monitoring data in the traffic impacts of large construction sites, Aleksi Vesanto, Ramboll

14:00 Tampere as a forerunner in transport emission mitigation, Lasse Nykänen ja Sarianne Vihakara Vedia Oy

14:20 Development of environmental requirements for transportation infrastructure construction equipment, Erja Vallila, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

14:40 12 Calculating the carbon footprint in maintenance contract, Huuskonen Oiva, Destia

15:00 Reducing CO2 emissions and costs by road design, Miikka Niinikoski, Ramboll

15:20 Final Words

15:30 The Exhibition closes

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