Who should attend?

  • Agencies responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of road infrastructure, pavements and bridges.
  • Policy makers and program managers in the field of heavy vehicle transport, freight and asset management and transport reform.
  • Agencies using weight and heavy vehicle information to support policies on (international) freight mobility, traffic safety, and road pricing.
  • Persons involved in greening road freight transport and carbon reduction practices
  • Government agencies responsible for size and weight enforcement and the operation and control of heavy vehicles.
  • Researchers and student in heavy vehicle design and performance, WIM technologies, WIM data analysis, design of road infrastructures vehicle-road interaction and freight transport logistics.
  • Manufacturers, vendors and users of heavy vehicles and associated schemes such as performance based standards.
  • Manufacturers, vendors and users of WIM systems, data, or related equipment and services.
  • All relevant stakeholders.


We welcome abstracts on a broad range of topics which relate to the theme ‘Technology convergence 2023 – Setting the wheels in motion – Re-imagining the future of heavy vehicles, roads and freight’, including (in alphabetical order):

  1. Application of WIM for heavy vehicle operations and acces
  2. Data management, governance, stewardship
  3. Digital technology and data
  4. Greening road freight transport, carbon reduction, electrification, alternative fuels
  5. Heavy vehicle design and technology
  6. Heavy vehicle safety, driver safety, heavy vehicles as a workplace
  7. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management integration
  8. Managing the growing freight task, changes in the freight task, micro freight
  9. Measuring mass: in-road and on-vehicle
  10. Regulations, standards and specifications
  11. Supply chain resilience and security
  12. Users’ experience with WIM
  13. WIM data for road asset management, bridge engineering, tolling
  14. WIM for compliance and enforcement
  15. WIM standards and specifications.


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