2016 STA Technical Roundtable Proceedings

26 Oct 2016 STA Technical Roundtable Proceedings

Time Programme
09:15 – 09:45 Opening Plenary Session

EU’s R&I Strategy towards a carbon-free 2050 – Ms Maria Cristina Marolda, Policy Officer, DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission.

09:45 – 11:00 Thematic Session 1 – Roundtable: Review of STA Discussion Papers published

Smart Roads: A Vision / Labelling Smart Roads / Smart infrastructure investments: Changing from arch to node / The role of concrete pavement in tunnel safety / Durability of ports as a key path for their sustainability – Mr César Bartolomé, Director for Innovation at the Spanish Institute for Cement and its Applications

Guidelines for improving road safety in emerging countries – Mr Patrick Asimus, CEO, MOVEA SAS

Innovation in road equipment systems: The case of lighting and signage poles – Mr Patrick Le Pense, Manager at ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe

Appraising the sustainability of infrastructure projects – Prof. José Manuel Vassallo, Head of Department at the Technical University of Madrid

11:15 – 11:45 Thematic Session 2 – Roundtable: Review of STA Technical Reports published

Towards Climate-Resilient Transportation Infrastructures / A Strategic Road Research Agenda 2015-2025 – Mr Pablo García, Chief Innovation Officer at S3Innovation

Recondition & Reuse of crash barriers after impact: features & risks – Ms Claudia Cofano, CRM Group – ArcelorMittal R&D


11:45 – 12:15 Thematic Session 3 – Workshop: HIPEBA project on high-performance steels

HIPEBA: High-Performance Steel for Safer & More Competitive Safety Barriers – Mr Antonio Amengual, Director Safety Division at Gonvarri Steel Services

12:15 – 13:00 Thematic Session 4 – Roundtable: Other R&D initiatives led by the STA community

Opticities: Enhancing urban smart mobility – Dr José Manuel Menéndez, Director of the G@TV Research Group at the Technical University of Madrid

upark!: Towards Crowd-parking / Apertum: A Real-Time Guide to Step- Free Mobility / Dynahubs: Crowd-sourced Door-to-Door Freight Delivery – Mr José F. Papí, Founder & CEO at S3Innovation

SMARTI ETN: Sustainable Multi-functional Automated and Resilient Transport Infrastructures European Training Network 2016-2020 – Dr Davide Lo Presti, SMARTI ETN Coordinator, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham

Bringing smart mobility and smart cities solutions to the market: the frontierCities Accelerator – Mr Seán Burke, Managing Director at New Frontier Services, Director of the frontierCities Accelerator

13:30 – 14:45 Thematic Session 5 – Roundtable: Case studies 1

Technical challenges for making the Great Rail Freight Axis Scandinavia- Rhine-Rhone-Western Mediterranean a reality – Mr Joan Amorós, President, FERRMED

What can combined transport operators do about restrictions of clearance gauge? – Mr Frank Jost, Single European Rail Area, DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission

Impact of the global maritime container transport on rail traffic in Europe – Mr Klaus-Jürgen Uhl, Senior Adviser, MC Mobility Consultants, former Head of Department at DB Cargo A.G.

Digitalising railway power infrastructure and optimising transit capacity: a SNCF case study – Mr Laurent Poutrain, COO, Vizimax

15:00 – 15:45 Thematic Session 6 – Roundtable: Case studies 2

Identifying financing, funding, governance and business model settings contributing to transport infrastructure projects having a higher chance of being ‘successful’ – Drs Eleni Moschouli, University of Antwerp

Transport Infrastructures: Policy Temptations and Prescriptions for the Future – Prof. Rémy Prud´homme, Professor Emeritus, University of Paris X

15:45 – 16:30 Closing Plenary Session: Free-Speech Mobility Laboratory

Prof. Rémy Prud´homme, Professor Emeritus, University of Paris XII

Mr Kallistratos Dionelis, General Secretary, Association Europeenne des Concessionnaires d’Autoroutes et d’Ouvrages a Peage (ASECAP)

Mr Klaus-Jürgen Uhl, Senior Adviser, MC Mobility Consultants, former Head of Department at DB Cargo A.G.