Category Archives: Conference

International Conference on Electric Road Systems in Sweden, June 2017

The Swedish Research and Innovation Platform for electric roads, where VTI is one of the partners, is arranging the first dedicated international conference on the topic, 14-15th of June 2017. The venue is Sandviken in Sweden where Europe's first Electric Road System (ERS) implementation in...

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Call for abstracts – deadline extended!

Road Safety on Five Continents
Call for abstracts and special sessions to the 18th international conference Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C) is still open. Extended deadline until May 21, 2017. Submit now! May 16-18, 2018 the conference RS5C will take place on Jeju Island, South Korea. The conference is organised by...

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Fossil-free fuels make a clear leap forward

Each year the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) organizes the Nordic region’s largest annual conference for the transport sector. For three years running there has been a session on Transportforum dealing with the development of new infrastructure for the fossil-free...

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Focus on unprotected wheel-borne road users

Sign with bicycle
The Länsförsäkringsbolagen (Swedish County Insurance Companies) research fund has been financing a three-year research programme under the auspices of the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) since the spring of 2015. The aim is to improve the safety of unprotected...

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Sustainability a long way off for aviation

Jumbo jet in level flight high above clouds
It is hardly a secret that aviation must reduce its negative impact on the climate. This will require either less air travel or a breakthrough in sustainable aviation fuels. Emissions per flight are decreasing, thanks to more efficient engines, lighter aircraft, more seats per aircraft, and...

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Trend towards fewer parking spaces

Parking space
Research demonstrates that it is possible to predict the need for parking in connection with renovations and new construction. At the same time, there is a trend towards cities, for example, eliminating street parking and instead using the land for cycling paths, as is the case in Stockholm and...

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RS5C – Call for abstracts now open

Road Safety on Five Continents
Call for abstracts and special sessions to the 18th international conference Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C) is now open. In May 16-18, 2018, the RS5C conference will take place on Jeju Island, South Korea. The conference is organised by VTI in close cooperation with Korea...

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Upcoming ERPUG meeting in October

European Road Profile User's Group (ERPUG) invite you to the 4th meeting, ERPUG 2016. Reserve 20-21 October in your calendar! The place will be Prague, Czech Republic. More information will come later at www.erpug.org. If you are interested in making a presentation please let us know. Send a...

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RS5C Will Be Held in May 2016

Road safety on five continents conference in Rio de Janeiro 2016
VTI is organising the international traffic safety conference “Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C)”, which will run from 17 to 19 May 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The last conference, RS4C, was held in China in 2013. Interest in presenting at the Rio conference is greater than ever, and...

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Conference: ERPUG 2015 forum

The latest in road profiling and road surface characteristics. European Road Profile User's Group are proud to invite you to the ERPUG 2015 forum, October 15-16, 2015, in Budapest, Hungary. It will take place in central Budapest at the Technical University. Registration is now open, see...

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